CLAIRE LEES AND LIES BRAAKMAN – LIED DUO
Claire and Lies met by chance when they were assigned to work together during their first year at Guildhall in 2013. They have been coached by renowned accompanists such as Pamela Lidiard and Eugene Asti.
Encouraged by positive reactions to their performances, Claire and Lies have continued working together on numerous occasions, among which a notable lunchtime recital at St. James Piccadilly, London.
They were finalists of the International Student Lied Duo Competition in 2015 and won a short recital series hosted by the Vereniging Vrienden van het Lied.
Claire and Lies are part of the Vrienden van het Lied and they perform recitals regularly around Holland.