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Contemporary works by leading living composers sit alongside a programme of Baroque and Renaissance vocal music uniquely reimagined for voices and saxophones.
Tickets will soon be released for the 2022 Corbridge Chamber Music Festival, taking place 28-31 July, with a packed diary of seven concerts and six other events over four days.
As well as being Artistic Directors, Robert Plane and the Gould Piano Trio are the Festival’s key performers, and look forward to working alongside guest artists including the Elias String Quartet, poet and narrator Sinéad Morrissey, and composer in residence Piers Hellawell.
“Summer is just around the corner…but before that we’ve got a month full of concerts, commissions, collaborations, and quintets (it works if you say it out loud).”
In a fabulous programme with pianist Sam Haywood, the Galliards perform for Bournemouth Chamber Music this Sunday.
Tune in to BBC Radio 3 at 1pm tomorrow (Friday 15th April) to hear the Solem Quartet on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Lunchtime Concert’ programme, in the broadcast of their recent performance at Perth Concert Hall.
Established during the pandemic to enable outstanding freelance talent to thrive in paid work, the Genesis Foundation has awarded a total of £1million across 95 future-facing projects and supported more than 1,000 freelance creatives in the UK.
Three Tashmina artists will appear as part of Ensemble 360 alongside renowned tenor James Gilchrist at Leamington Music Festival on Friday 29th April.
Their programme will feature Mozart’s sublime Clarinet Quintet, as well as a string-quartet arrangement of Clara Schumann’s Three Romances by first violinist Amy Tress. Taking place in Perth Concert Hall on Tuesday 15th March at 1pm, the concert will also be recorded for broadcast by BBC Radio 3.
The first three days of April will see the Corvus Consort embark on a mini-tour of three concerts featuring their programme of Lenten choral music “Reproaches, Lamentation and Penitence”.
Exploring themes of repentance, lamentation and petitions for mercy, their programme features Renaissance music by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Vicente Lusitano and Sulpitia Cesis, as well as contemporary works by John Sanders and James MacMillan.
Three concerts in three days will see the Consort at Clifton Cathedral in Bristol on Friday 1st April and Buckfast Abbey in Devon on Saturday 2nd April, before finishing in London at St Mary’s Church, Islington, on Sunday 3rd April.
A majestic Czech river, a throng of mischievous elves, an epic rowing journey, and several vividly-depicted insects
The programme features some of the finest writing for harp in the 20th century, through to contemporary works by living composers. In a prominent selection of programmatic compositions, the audience is taken on a journey including a majestic Czech river, a throng of mischievous elves, an epic rowing journey, and several vividly-depicted insects.
This is just one of the varied selection of programmes on offer from Louise, which also includes her collaboration with the upper voices of the Corvus Consort, featuring music by Gustav Holst, Imogen Holst, Amy Beach and Hilary Campbell.