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On Friday 4th October, Daniel Rowland performed Rogowski’s violin concerto with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, as part of the Stradun Classic Festival.

The concert took place at the Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik, under the baton of Darrel Ang, and was the premiere performance of the concerto, just over 70 years after its composition.

Louise Thomson recently released a new set of publicity images, taken as part of the “50 portraits” exhibition at Chetham’s School of Music by Sara Porter.

The Solem Quartet is collaborating with Picturehouse Cinemas to screen Yorgos Lanthimos’s film ‘The Lobster’ with live music, as part of the Solem Lates series.

The Quartet has produced an arrangement of the film’s quirky soundtrack for string quartet and piano, which they will be performing live at eight screenings across different Picturehouse cinemas during November and December.

Having been Ensemble in Residence at the University of Liverpool’s Department of Music for the last three years, the Solem Quartet has been invited to extend its highly successful residency for a further three years.

Timothy Orpen will be performing for the Barnes Music Society on Thursday 3rd October as part of a trio alongside cellist Victoria Simonsen and pianist John Reid.

The Solem Quartet will be performing live on BBC Radio Scotland on Sunday 22nd September, just before they begin their week-long tour of the country.

They will perform five concerts over the course of the week, including a lunchtime recital as part of the Glasgow Cathedral Festival on Friday 27th September.

Press release from the Gauteng International Arts Festival.

World famous Japanese pianist opens 2019 GauFestival with two Mozart piano concertos and the complete set of Mozart Piano Sonatas.

in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in South Africa at Brooklyn Theatre.

Takenouchi’s visit is a veritable feast of Mozart’s music, as he will also be performing two Mozart piano concertos with the Gauteng Philharmonic Orchestra.

Rachel Roberts will spend the first week of October in residence at Klassike Dage, Holstebro International Music Festival, in Denmark. She will perform in five chamber music concerts over five days, including one concert which will be recorded for later broadcast on Danish National Radio. During the festival, Rachel will appear alongside many other world-class players, including Hugo Ticciati, Janne Thomsen, Julian Arp, Christoffer Sundqvist and Alasdair Beatson.

The Proposals page of the Tashmina website has recently been updated to include even more artistic proposals, tighten up the search facilities and introduce a new, customised print format.

On Monday 2nd September, Hiroaki Takenouchi will give a lunchtime piano recital at St Lawrence Jewry in London. He will be performing four works by Mozart in preparation for his visit to South Africa later in the month.

In September, the Monte Piano Trio will visit Romania to perform at the George Enescu Festival. They have been invited to give three concerts over five days in Bucharest, Sibiu and Cluj, as part of the festival’s 24th edition.

Corbridge Festival

This year’s festival is themed around Antonín Dvořák, focussing especially on his journey to New York in 1892. The programmes of the festival’s concerts explore the effects of this journey on his own music and on emerging American composers of the time, as well as celebrating New York as a centre of musical experimentation across many decades.

In September, Hiroaki Takenouchi will be travelling to South Africa for a series of concerts in the capital city, Pretoria. He will be performing works by Mozart in seven concerts over six days at the Brooklyn Theatre, Pretoria, as part of the Gauteng International Arts Festival.

Timothy Orpen recently featured on a BBC Radio 3 ‘Opera on 3’ broadcast, in his capacity as principal clarinettist of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. Timothy’s performance was described as a “stunning solo” by Richard Morrison, in his review of the opera in The Times

The brand-new collaboration between Louise Thomson and the New Oxford Consort is offering an enticing programme for future bookings, entitled “Eastern Pictures”, for upper voices and harp.

The title of the programme is taken from Gustav Holst’s work of the same name, and refers more broadly to his intense interest, during the early years of the 20th century, in the ancient religious literature and poetry of India. During this period he penned several works for the combination of voices and harp, and three of them feature in this programme.