Please do look out for this award-winning, vibrant string quartet and if you would like to hear them in concert, please see their forthcoming engagements here. Building on their many successes to date, and the high regard in which they are already held, they have a fantastic, long career ahead of them; we are very excited to be able to work with them. The members of the quartet are Amy Tress and William Newell (violins), Alistair Vennart (viola) and Stephanie Tress (cello).
"Boulez Dialogue de l’ombre double is an epic masterpiece, huge in scale, and demanding in terms of technique, concentration and stamina. It's dazzling, intriguing and thought-provoking in equal measure. The spacial element of the electronic contribution, sending prerecorded sound around the hall from six speakers, is inspired. One of the biggest challenges I’ve ever taken on but worth it, without question!"
Goran Krivokapić and Danijel Cerović – the Montenegrin Guitar Duo – perform at the Istanbul Classical Guitar Festival tonight, 6th April.
Following his highly successful debut in Hong Kong, where Simon Callaghan performed Rachmaninov’s Paganini Rhapsody Op. 43 with the Pro Arte Orchestra and Conductor Ho-man Choi, he now looks forward to working with Leicester Symphony Orchestra and Kingston Chamber Orchestra in May and June respectively.
If you missed the original broadcast you can still listen to it here.
This weekend, Simon Callaghan performs Rachmaninov's Paganini Rhapsody Op. 43 with the Pro Arte Orchestra of Hong Kong, as part of their Easter concert.
As part of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales's 90th birthday celebrations during 2018, the orchestra's concert on 28th March will includes two world premieres, each written by a welsh composer. Mark Boden’s Clarinet Concerto has been written for BBC NOW Principal Clarinet, Robert Plane and Guto Puw’s Camouflage: a BBC Radio 3 and Ty Cerdd Commission.
Full details of the album - and all of the fabulous press reviews of the recording - can be found here