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Glen Inanga

Glen Inanga attended Luzerne Music Centre in 1988 and 1989 as a student of Toby Blumenthal.  He subsequently studied with Penelope Roskell for five years. Between 1993 and 1995 he was Faculty Member of Luzerne Music Centre.  

 

Following graduation from Clare College, University of Cambridge, as a British Council Scholar where he read the Engineering Tripos and received his Master of Arts degree in 1998, he studied with Martin Roscoe at the Royal Academy of Music, London, UK.  

 

As an international concert pianist soloist, he gave his New York début, performing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue to a capacity audience in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Centre receiving rave reviews. His piano duo partnership with Jennifer Micallef is reputed to be amongst the most outstanding piano duos worldwide and continues to make an increasing impact on an ever-widening international audience performing as soloists with orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic in the BBC Proms, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Musikverein Concert Hall, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Bayerische Rundfunk Orchestra.  The Duo’s recording of the complete music for two pianos of Ravel on the SOMM label was met with great critical acclaim and their recording of Robin Holloway's Gilded Goldbergs, on the Hyperion label, was selected as the Record of the Month, Editor's Choice, Gramophone Magazine.  

 

In February 2004, the Micallef-Inanga Piano Duo as Artistic Directors successfully launched the first ever Cayman Arts Festival (CAF) in the Cayman Islands, currently held biennially.  

 

His recording of "Russian Viola Sonatas" with Grammy Award winning violist, Eliesha Nelson, was received with critical acclaim in 2011. His most recent collaboration with Grammy Award winner John McLaughlin Williams features the premiere recording of the complete works for violin and piano by Karl Weigl.  

 

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Mr Inanga is currently Assistant Professor and Head of Music at the University College of the Cayman Islands.