Penfest 2021 – Pure Escapism! A concert premier

“Pure Escapism” is a YouTube concert from the Shulah Oliver Duo (violin and cello), especially commissioned by the PCAA for Penfest 2021.

It premiers at 7:30pm on Thursday 30th September 2021 and is freely available thereafter.

Please click here for a YouTube video of Shulah talking about her background and music – specially for the PCAA, to whet our appetites for her concert premier!

Please click here for the YouTube link for the concert premier – which will become active on Thursday 30th September at 7:30pm.

FREE*; Donations very welcome

Shulah is a well-respected soloist who is regularly invited to perform around the U.K and Europe and further afield. She is lead violinist of the Astaria String Quartet, Fordante and Duo Armande. Shulah freelances with orchestras including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera North, English Symphony Orchestra, The Midland Sinfonia, Longborough Festival Opera, Northern Ballet Sinfonia, and is invited to guest lead and principal 2nd for orchestras including Scottish Ballet and Orchestra of the Swan.
She gained a Distinction for her Masters at the Royal Academy of Music, having studied violin with Howard Davis and was awarded the Diploma of the Royal Academy of Music for an outstanding Final Recital. Shulah graduated from the Royal College of Music with a First Class Honours Joint Principal (violin / viola) degree.
Shulah is proud to take an active part in Education and Music in the Community projects and recently was trained by Mindsong (a charity reaching people with dementia through music) to give performances for people living with dementia. In this concert, Shulah is playing in duo with Katie Sheldon on cello.


Sep 30 2021


7:30 pm - 8:30 pm




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