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Their programme at Hall for Cornwall on 21st September draws on music from right around the globe, featuring many of the group’s most popular pieces, including Rimsky-Korsakov’s familiar and exciting Capriccio Espagnol when you will hear all of the sonorities you would expect to hear in the flamboyant orchestral version.
In a live broadcast today on Radio Svizzera Italiana Rete 2 at 14.45 pm (UK time) today, Alberto Mesirca talks about tomorrow’s concert at the Ceresio Estate Festival in Lugano. The station will also play tracks from Daniel Rowland and Alberto Mesirca’s CD, Favorites
On September 12th and 13th, Robert Plane, Ittai Shapira and BBC National Orchestra of Wales make the premiere recording of ‘Midnight’s Children’, a double concerto for violin and clarinet by violinist/composer Ittai Shapira.
All proceeds from these Gala concerts will go to Wigmore Hall Learning.
Esteemed clarinettist Robert Plane and the fabulous Carducci Quartet join forces in performances of Herbert Howells Rhapsodic Quintet and Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581 on Saturday 22 July as part of Guiting Music Festival’s 2017 programme. For nearly half a century the Guiting Music Festival has been a highlight of the Cotswolds’ summer calendar, bringing an exciting variety of highly talented performances of Classical, Jazz and Folk music by artists from around the world.
In the booklet notes for their latest CD ‘Aspects‘ the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet explain that the coming together of two pieces, Flippen (the Flip) and Soon or Never, happened almost by accident.
Harpist Louise Thomson – a Making Music Recommended Artist for the season 2018-2019 – is delighted to perform a lyrical lunchtime selection of music, including pieces by Debussy and Tchaikovsky, in the Bridgewater Hall’s free ‘A Little Bite Music’ series this summer. Her recital, in the foyer of the hall, is at 12.30pm on Friday 7th July.
The Montenegrin Guitar Duo is delighted to take part in Barski Ijetopis Festival 2017. Now in its 30th year, the Festival brings together distinguished artists from Montenegro and around the world. Their programme features movements from their historically informed transcription of J. S. Bach’s English Suite No 5 for two guitars alongside works by Gerard Drozd, de Falla and Piazzolla.