South African born pianist Jenny Stern has recorded for radio and television in Europe and her home country. She made her debut playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto K450, with the conductor Alberto Bolet. Following studies at the Royal College of Music with Lamar Crowson, she completed a Masters in South Africa, winning the prestigious Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship for further study.
She has performed extensively in the UK as a chamber musician and duo pianist, collaborating with principal players from orchestras such as the English Chamber Orchestra and the Royal Opera House Orchestra. In South Africa, her major performances include radio broadcasts of Rachmaninov’s First Piano Concerto and the Grieg Piano Concerto, and concertos with the Cape Town Symphony Orchestra, Natal Philharmonic and Bloemfontein Symphony Orchestra.
She has been invited to give masterclasses at venues including Dartington Summer School of Music and Euro Music Academy in Vienna. She has also given over 500 concerts and workshops at universities and schools. Jenny currently teaches at Eton College and the Royal College of Music, Junior Department.