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The New Oxford Consort’s next concerts, on 28th November and 1st December, provide a great chance to hear the group who recently launched a collaboration with Tashmina Artist Louise Thomson (harp).
Louise and the New Oxford Consort are offering an enticing programme of music for upper voices and harp, entitled “Eastern Pictures”, featuring in particular the music of Gustav and Imogen Holst. Their programme showcases the broad range of excellent music that is available to the combination of upper-voice choir and harp, with works including Gustav Holst’s ‘Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda’.
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.
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.
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.
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.