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A lovely programme of piano duets from husband-and-wife team Philippa Harrison and James Willshire Schubert - Fantasy in F minor, D940 Fauré - Dolly Suite Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade Book tickets at https://www.gloucestermusicsociety.org.uk/booktickets/ or pay on the door (£17) The internationally acclaimed Willshire Duo regularly tours around the UK performing a wide variety of repertoire on one or two pianos, from Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals and Britten’s works for two pianos to new commissions such as Duelogue by Rory Boyle. http://willshirepianoduo.com/ In addition to their performance work Philippa and James are keen educationalists, giving masterclasses and promoting music in schools. In 2015 the Duo were invited to attend a winter residency at the Banff Centre where they premiered their new commission Duelogue by Rory Boyle. Past concerts include return visits to the Fairfield Halls, recitals at the Bridgewater Hall and the Hebden Bridge Piano Festival, and educational concerts with the Lilliput and Concertini concert series. The Duo are currently Making Music Selected Artists for the[masked] season.
This is a monthly Sunday afternoon concert series of 'Eclectic Music for Adventurous Listeners', usually on the last Sunday of the month. Pianist Chris Long performs an hour of diverse music for piano / keyboards - everything from JS Bach to Pink Floyd and beyond - in the relaxed and informal setting of St Andrew's Centre. Tea and excellent cake are supplied! £8 entry. Details at www.chrislongmusic.co.uk
Everyone knows some of the music from Peer Gynt (I remember dancing to The Hall of the Mountain King at school) but the CBSO's brilliant young (woman) conductor Mirga has chosen to perform the whole of the music Grieg wrote for the prankster, adventurer and rogue... Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla Conductor Klara Ek Soprano CBSO Chorus CBSO Youth Chorus City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra PROGRAMME Esa-Pekka Salonen Dona Nobis Pacem Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus Concerto for Birds and Orchestra Sibelius Rakastava (The Lover) Sibelius En Saga Grieg Peer Gynt: Incidental Music Tickets Price: £13.00 - £50.00 inc. per ticket commission https://www.thsh.co.uk/event/sibelius-and-grieg
The Birth of Virtuosity - an evening of live music, discussion and drinks Join local violinist Alice Earll for an evening of fantastical music and lively discussion! Find out what happens when musicians are left to their own devices, why almost all the Cornetto players died (and what a Cornetto is, there’s more than just one…), and the weird and wonderful ways you can play a violin. Alice will be joined by acclaimed Cornetto player Conor Hastings and early keyboard specialist Satoko Doi-Luck. For more information please go to www.aliceearllviolin.com. Linton Tickets: [masked].