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Solem Quartet

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

‘Reflections’ – which went straight into the top 10 of the Itunes Chart on release – is now available to buy or stream!

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 20:20cycle with pianist John Lill .

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Having recently returned from Dublin, where he performed the “Eight Seasons” at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in their international Visiting Artist Series, Daniel Rowland is looking forward to working with Orchestre de Picardie in the coming week. He gives three performances of the Glass Concerto:

Midnight's Children

In September 2017, Robert Plane, Ittai Shapira and BBC National Orchestra of Wales made the premiere recording of ‘Midnight’s Children’, a double concerto for violin and clarinet by violinist/composer Ittai Shapira.

The recording will be broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday 29th May at 4.05pm

To learn more about the recording, please watch the trailer and enjoy the audio excerpts.

Hertfordshire Festival Galliard Ensemble

Internationally acclaimed pianist Stephen Hough, violinist Tasmin Little and The Galliard Ensemble (ex BBC New Generation Artists) head the line-up at this year’s Hertfordshire Festival of Music, which runs from 10th – 16th June. Book your tickets now for Saturday 15th June 2018 at 7.30pm when the Galliards join actor Matthew Sharp to perform the first-ever dramatisation of “Heralds Of Good Fortune”.

Sheffield Chamber Music Festival

The Aquarelle Guitar Quartet are delighted to be playing at the prestigious Sheffield Chamber Music Festival on Saturday afternoon. Their programme, entitled ‘Aspects’ – also the name of their latest recording for Chandos –  features classical favourites, irresistible tango and famous movie hits, perfect for music-lovers of all ages.

Medtner Piano Concerto No. 3
Simon will be performing the Medtner Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor, Op. 60 as part of Leicester Symphony Orchestra’s Russian Evening at De Montfort Hall on Saturday 19-May-18.

[8.573676] Bach English Suites (Montenegrin Guitar Duo)

The versatility of the suite form proved well suited to Johann Sebastian Bach in his instrumental works, and the English Suites are no exception. These are distinct from Bach’s other suites with their quasi-improvisatory opening Preludes, and further movements encompassing a wide range of moods and styles from lively dances to the pensive intensity of the slow Sarabandes. Listen to the @MONTENEGRIN GUITAR DUO’s unique take on these suites.

Posted by Naxos on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

We hope you enjoy watching this trailer for the Montenegrin Guitar Duo‘s latest release on Naxos.

Competitions, Programmes and Prizes ……in this podcast from Thoroughly Good, Saxophonist Huw Wiggin and Geoff Parkin chat to Jon Jacob about the Royal Overseas League, the ROSL Annual Music Competition and much more. During this highly entertaining conversation, Huw also talks about his forthcoming CD release, Reflections, on the Orchid Classics label, and his work with the Ferio Saxophone Quartet.