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Ferio Saxophone Quartet at Henley Festival

The Ferio Saxophone Quartet will perform a double-bill of concerts at Henley Festival on Sunday 19th September. In the morning they will give an informal performance at 10:30am, as part of the Festival’s ‘Family Sunday’ line-up — then they will…

Corvus Consort and Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Voices and Saxophones come together in this exciting collaboration to present a programme of early music reimagined for choir and saxophones. Originally inspired by ‘Revive’, the Ferio Saxophone Quartet's 2018 disc of Baroque transcriptions, the Quartet now joins forces with the…

Baroque music for choir and saxophones

Read the introduction to this programme...

Corvus Consort (vocal ensemble) and Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Giovanni Gabrieli - O magnum mysterium
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Freddie Crowley - Zion hört die Wächter singen, from Wachet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Freddie Crowley - Nun ich weiss du wirst mir stillen, from Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht, BWV 105
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048 (sax quartet only)
Tomás Luis de Victoria - O quam gloriosum (choir only)
Arcangelo Corelli, arr. Iain Farrington - Adagio from Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 6, no. 8, Christmas Concerto (sax quartet only)
Heinrich Schütz, arr. Freddie Crowley - Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit, from Geistliche Chor-Music, op. 11
Heinrich Schütz, arr. Freddie Crowley - Ich weiss das mein Erlöser lebt, from Geistliche Chor-Music, op. 11
Interval
Henry Purcell, arr. Iain Farrington - Rondeau from Abdelazer Suite, Z. 570 (sax quartet only)
Henry Purcell - Remember not, Lord, our offences (choir only)
William Byrd, arr. Iain Farrington - Pavane and Gigue no. 2 in A minor, Earl of Salisbury (sax quartet only)
William Byrd - Ave verum corpus (choir only)
Heinrich Schütz, arr. Freddie Crowley - Selig sind die Toten, from Geistliche Chor-Music, op. 11
Johann Michael Bach - Herr, ich warte auf dein Heil
Johann Christoph Bach - Es ist nun aus mit meinem Leben (choir only)
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Freddie Crowley - Weil du mein Gott und Vater bist, from Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 138
Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesus bleibet meine Freude, from Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147
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Bach, Handel, Reinhart, Grieg, Lago, Gregory

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Tochio (I and III) and Ferio (II) - Italian Concerto BWV 971
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Schafe Konnin Sicher Weiden, from BWV 208 – Sheep May Safely Graze
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Air from Suite No.3 In D Major, BWV 1068
George Frideric Handel, arr. Iain Farrington - (from) Water Music Suite no. 2 HWV 349
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Interval
Hugo Reinhart - Quartet in F minor for Saxophone Quartet
Edvard Grieg, arr. Ferio - Air from Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Guillermo Lago - Ciudades (selection)
Will Gregory - Hoe Down

Bach, Purcell, Handel, Corelli

Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Fugue in G Minor BWV 578
Johann Sebastian Bach - Well-Tempered Clavier Prelude & Fugue XII - BVW881
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Schafe Konnin Sicher Weiden, from BWV 208 – Sheep May Safely Graze
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Air from Suite no.3 In D Major, BWV 1068
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Interval
Henry Purcell, arr. Iain Farrington - Rondeau, Abdelazer Suite, Z. 570
George Frideric Handel, arr. Iain Farrington - Water Music Suite no. 2 HWV 349 (selection)
Arcangelo Corelli - Adagio from Concerto Grosso in G Minor, op. 6, no. 8, Christmas Concerto
Flux - Ferio Saxophone Quartet - Chandos Records

Pierné, Bozza, Lago, Reinhart, Gregory

Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Gabriel Pierné - Introduction et variations sur une ronde populaire
Eugène Bozza - Andante et Scherzo
Guillermo Lago - The Wordsworth Poems
Interval
Hugo Reinhart - Quartet in F minor for Saxophone Quartet
Guillermo Lago - Ciudades (selection)
Will Gregory - Hoe Down

Evoke – with Timothy End

Ferio Saxophone Quartet and Timothy End (piano)

Featuring music from the Ferio Saxophone Quartet’s new CD ‘Evoke’ (November 2021 release), performed with pianist Timothy End. The full programme can be provided on request and would also include some pieces for saxophone quartet alone.
Dmitry Shostakovich, arr. Iain Farrington - Suite for Jazz Orchestra
Pedro Iturralde - Memorias (Triptico)
George Bizet, arr. Iain Farrington - Suite from Carmen
Iain Farrington, arr. Iain Farrington - Animal Parade (selection)
Ian Farrington's Arrangements - Revive- Ferio - Chandos

Revive

Chandos Records, CHAN10999 For its second album on Chandos, the young Ferio Saxophone Quartet presents a set of unique arrangements of milestones from the baroque repertoire, from Corelli via Bach to Handel. Including many premiere recordings, these fresh interpretations, full…

Purcell, Bach, Byrd, Pierné and Lago

Ferio Saxophone Quratet

Henry Purcell, arr. Iain Farrington - Rondeau, Abdelazer Suite, Z. 570
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Tochio (I and III) and Ferio (II) - Italian Concerto BWV 971
William Byrd, arr. Iain Farrington - Pavane and Gigue
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Iain Farrington - Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
Interval
Gabriel Pierné - Introduction et variations sur une ronde populaire
Guillermo Lago - Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, from The Wordsworth Poems
Guillermo Lago - With ships the sea was sprinkled, from The Wordsworth Poems
Guillermo Lago - Ciudades (selection)

Ferio at the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts 

Ferio perform at the Earl Cameron Theatre in Hamilton on Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Their programme will be filmed for later broadcast on television, and includes a preview performance of two of the works on their new CD for Chandos which comes out in November! For those of you reading this in Bermuda, you can buy your tickets here!
BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 Record Review

On Saturday 30th September Andrew McGregor was joined on BBC Radio 3 Record Review by oboist and producer Sarah Devonald to review the latest wind CD releases. The Ferio Saxophone Quartet's recording for Chandos, 'Flux', featured on the programme. McGregor…

Flux Radio 3 In Tune

Ferio on Radio 3 In Tune this evening

The Ferio Saxophone Quartet are on In Tune this evening to chat to Sean Rafferty about their disc, 'Flux' - released this month and the first in a series of recordings for Chandos Records. 'Flux' features original works written for saxophone…

Flux - Ferio Saxophone Quartet - Chandos Records

Flux

Chandos Records CH10987 Tracks: Jean-Baptiste Singelée Grand Quatuor Concertant, Op. 79 Gabriel Pierné Introduction et variations sur une ronde populaire Eugène Bozza Andante et Scherzo Hugo Reinhart Quartet in F minor for Saxophone Quartet Guillermo Lago Ciudades Guillermo Lago The Wordsworth…

New Videos – Live in Concert

The Ferio Saxophone Quartet have launched their Youtube channel with three new videos filmed at one of their recent concerts. Link to channel Introduction et Variations sur une Ronde Populaire - Gabriel Pierné

Ferio Saxophone Quartet Hit the Road in Earnest

On 27th July they head to Sussex for the cultural feast that is the Petworth Festival to join a line up of exceptional artists from across the genres including Bass-Baritone Sir Willard White, pianists Joanna MacGregor and Ji Liu, the Brodsky Quartet and comedian Paul Merton with his Impro Chums.....

Publicity Images

High resolution versions are available for download for all the images below. Please click on an image to download, or use the link in the caption. The Ferio Saxophone Quartet is very grateful to ROSLArts for the use of their…

Tashmina Artists welcomes Ferio Saxophone Quartet

Tashmina Artists is delighted to welcome the multi-award-winning Ferio Saxophone Quartet to the roster. As one of the leading British saxophone quartets among the new generation of artists they have received deservedly enthusiastic reactions from audiences and critics alike. In…

Ferio Saxophone Quartet

As one of the leading British saxophone quartets among the new generation of artists, the Ferio Saxophone Quartet consistently receives a highly enthusiastic reception from audiences and critics alike. In 2015 Ferio made their debut at the Purcell Room, as…

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