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Rachel Roberts looks forward to joining Tim Horton, Adrian Brendel and the other festival musicians at Plush next week. Full details of the concerts she is involved in can be found here. You will also find information about her forthcoming Wigmore Hall concert with Steven Isserlis, Alexander Melnikov, Isabelle Faust and Katharine Gowers on the 17 November at 7:30 pm, which is the night before her recital with Julian Milford for Sutton Valence Music Society.
Simon’s recital on the 24th August at 8pm will be broadcast live on Deutschlandfunk Kultur radio from the festival’s main venue, the stunning Husum Castle.
Tonight’s audience at Church Stretton Festival have a huge treat in store, when they will be able to hear this wonderful new creation from Huw Watkins alongside Brahms Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in A minor, op. 114 and Schubert Piano Trio no. 2 in E flat major, D. 929
We are thrilled to be able to report that the Montenegrin Guitar Duo’s second Bach English Suites disc is in this month’s Naxos Top Ten Bestsellers. Many congratulations to the duo.
On tonight’s programme, Robert Worby presents highlights from Sonorities 2018 – Belfast’s important festival of electronic music which is held every two years.
In April this year, Robert Plane was involved in a series of concerts at the festival covering a wide range of repertoire including Boulez’s Dialogue de l’ombre double for Clarinet and Electronics. Robert’s performance of ‘A Celestial Breath’ by Chris Malloy features in tonight’s programme.
In this film, Daniel takes us to beautiful Twente in the Netherlands, and to the ancient village of Stift where he grew up. We go inside the intimate 14th-century village church where many of the festival’s concerts are held and on a tour of this beautiful location. As Daniel explains, the theme for Stift Festival 2018 – 26th August to 2nd September – is ‘Intimate Letters’. There is a parallel theme of ‘Nature’. Not to be missed!
Festival website for Stift Festival 2018 – 26th August to 2nd September – and ticket information
Please click here to find six super possibilities to consider. They are in the UK in November, playing at Conway and also for Luton Music Club. The Monte Piano Trio are also excited to be performing at the George Enescu Festival in Romania in 2019, where they will give a series of three concerts.
On Monday 9th July you will be able to hear the Aquarelle Guitar Quartet live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune.
Mike, Vasilis, James and Rory will be chatting to Sean Rafferty about their forthcoming concert at Buxton International Festival next week. They are also at Church Stretton Festival later in the month. They are also hugely looking forward to playing live from the Radio 3 In Tune studio; listen out for pieces by Ariel Ramirez, Alberto Ginastera and Astor Piazzolla, arranged for Guitar Quartet!
“The Solem String Quartet play with clarity and commitment in the String Quartet”
SÓN – Southampton’s professional orchestra – is delighted to announce a brand new partnership with one of the UK’s leading concert halls.
Unveiled today as Orchestra in Association at the city’s Turner Sims, the partnership deepens a relationship that stretches back to the orchestra’s launch event only two and a half years ago. In that short space of time, SÓN performances in the hall have flourished, often to a capacity audience, in concerts including their acclaimed Unwrapped series featuring David Owen Norris and Classic FM’s John Suchet, and Beethoven 20:20 cycle with pianist John Lill .
We hope you enjoy this ClassicFM Video which features tracks from Huw Wiggin’s Debut Album, ‘Reflections’.
The fabulous Solem Quartet perform at Wigmore Hall on 16th July, as part of the venue’s Monday Platform Series in a concert hosted by the prestigious Park Lane Group.
Live in concert – Linos Piano Trio performs Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 70, No. 1, Ghost – Allegro vivace e con brio.
‘Reflections’ – which went straight into the top 10 of the Itunes Chart on release – is now available to buy or stream!