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Jess Gillam in Concert with Fantasia Orchestra

Friday 17th September

19:30 - 21:00


Wells Cathedral is thrilled to welcome award-winning saxophonist, Jess Gillam to play with Fantasia Orchestra on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th September 2021.

About Jess:

Hailing from Ulverston in Cumbria, Jess Gillam is animating the music world with her outstanding talent and infectious personality, bringing classical music to new audiences through world class live performances, television, and radio.

In 2016, Jess became the first saxophonist to reach the final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Since then, she has gone on to play at other world-renowned events, including the 2018 Last Night of the Proms, in which her performance was described as “the indisputable highlight” by BBC News.

Jess is the youngest ever presenter for BBC Radio 3, hosting her own weekly show, and is the first saxophonist to be signed to Decca Classics. Her latest album, ‘TIME’ can be found here.

“Jess Gillam… lighting up the hall with her seemingly effortless virtuosity and limitless expressiveness. Gillam is all set for stardom: to listen is to love her.”
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