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Format: 2014-07-25
Format: 2014-07-25
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    Mon, 2014-07-28 13:00
    Lunchtime Recital - Jelena Makarova (piano)
    Jelena Makarova
    Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) London W1C 2DJ
    United Kingdom

    Presented by Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Regent Hall Summer Festival

    Jelena Makarova is a Russian born Lithuanian trained pianist. She started playing piano at the age of five and started her training as a pianist at the State School of Arts for gifted children in Lithuania. She then continued her studies at the Lithuanian Music Academy. She graduated in 2000 with a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance, Accompaniment and Piano Teaching with all-round distinctions.

    Jelena then moved to the UK and was accepted to study at the Royal Academy of Music, London. She studied piano with C. Stone and chamber music with N. Eimer and M. Dussek. During her studies Jelena was nominated by the Academy and performed music by G. Kurtag at the public master class with the French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard at the Duke’s Hall. Jelena graduated in 2005 and obtained her Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Piano Performance.

    Jelena now has established a career as a performer, chamber musician and piano teacher. She has appeared in recitals and festivals in the UK, Russia, Sweden and Lithuania. Jelena is currently based in London.

    3 Intermezzi
    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Sonata for Piano No 15 in D, 'Pastoral'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    - 'In the morning you always come back'
    Richard Causton (1971-)
    Vers la flamme
    Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)
    No Tickets required.
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    Wed, 2014-07-30 13:00
    Lunchtime Recital - Han Seul Lee (piano)
    Han Seul Lee
    Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) London W1C 2DJ
    United Kingdom

    Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Regent Hall Summer Festival

    Han Seul Lee (piano) was born in South Korea in 1993. She began learning the piano at the age of four. At the age of eight, she started learning with Hae Jin La at the Seoul Arts Centre Music Academy, whilst studying in Korea, Han Seul had several successes in national music competitions. In 2003, Han Seul came to England and in 2004 she began lessons with Christopher Elton at the Royal Academy of Music.

    Han Seul was awarded a School Scholarship to study at The Purcell School of Music in September 2005. Han Seul performs regularly at concerts within the school and has also had performance opportunities as a soloist with external orchestras.

    Sonata for Piano No 21 in C, 'Waldstein'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    No Tickets required.
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    Fri, 2014-08-01 13:00
    Lunchtime Recital - Adelia Myslov (violin) and Craig White (piano)
    Adelia Myslov, Craig White
    Charlton House London SE7 8RE
    United Kingdom

    Adelia has given solo performances in Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall and Fairfield Halls, and has toured Europe. She won 1st prize in London Solo Bach Competition, 1st String prize in TWIYCA, finalist prizes in Carl Flesch International, among others; and has won numerous awards including the Manoug Parikian Award at age fourteen, Philarmonia MMSF and Countess of Munster twice in 2011 and 2012. She has played concertos with orchestras across the UK, and has participated in masterclasses with Yehudi Menuhin and Ida Haendal. She graduated from the Royal College of Music studying with Itzhak Rashkovsky and Adrian Butterfield, and now regularly performs recitals with pianist Craig White and concertos under the Countess of Munster and Making Music schemes.

    Craig White gained his Bachelors in Music at St Catherine's College, Oxford where he held the Re´pe´titeur Scholarship, and Masters in Piano Accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music studying with Michael Dussek and Diana Ketler. Craig White spent two years as a Junior Fellow in Piano Accompaniment at the RCM working with the Vocal and String Department. Craig won the accompanist prize at the Kathleen Ferrier Awards, held at the Wigmore Hall. Craig was musical director and conductor for London Youth Opera's production of The Magic Flute, and an accompanist on the Solti-te Kanawa Accademia in Italy and the Oxford Cello School. He was artist in residence at the Britten Days Festival in Koln. Craig performs with the violinist Adelia Myslov with the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme and is supported by the Musicians Benevolent Trust.

    Sonatina for Violin and Piano in D
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Sonata for Violin and Piano in G
    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
    Tzigane, concert rhapsody for Violin and Piano
    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
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  • Sat, 2014-07-26 20:00
    The Harrogate Festival Orchestra
    Ben Crick, Raphael Wallfisch, Skipton Building Society Camerata
    Royal Hall Harrogate HG1 2RD
    United Kingdom

    Harrogate International Festivals & Skipton Building Society Camerata combine to present The Harrogate Festival Orchestra. In 1966, the Harrogate Festival Orchestra was created especially for the first ever Harrogate International Festival. Almost 50 years on, the Festival has recreated this historic event, with a brand new Harrogate Festival Orchestra drawing on the best national and international talent.

    Celebrating the rich history of the Harrogate International Festivals, the Orchestra features international cellist Raphael Wallfisch, performing Elgar’s exquisite Cello Concerto. Wallfisch’s world-wide career began in Harrogate as a young musician with Harrogate International Festivals, and now he performs with the London Philharmonic, the Berlin Symphony, and the BBC Proms to name but a few.

    This triumphant, uplifting concert stars a wealth of national and international musicians, including the trumpeter for BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service – Anthony Thompson – and New Zealand born cellist Rod Skipp whose demand sees him appear regularly on BBC Radio 3 and Songs of Praise. The Skipton Camerata celebrate their 10th anniversary this year having performed in prestigious venues over the years including Harewood House and Bridgewater Hall. Plus their extensive educational work has brought classical music into schools all across Yorkshire.

    The Harrogate Festival Orchestra will be conducted by the visionary Ben Crick, who was made gained a BBC Music Fellowship in 2013. A graduate of the University of Leeds, Ben has staged operas in pubs, as well as conducted at the Royal Festival Hall. Crick’s infectious passion for classical music promises this glorious return of the Harrogate Festival Orchestra will be a concert to remember for the next 50 years.

    Egmont
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in E minor
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    Symphony No 3 in A minor, 'Scottish'
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Tickets: £26, £24, £20, £16, £12 Available from 01423 562 303 Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm.
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    Fri, 2014-08-01 13:30
    Paul Chamberlain - Accordion Sensations
    Paul Chamberlain
    St George's Bristol Bristol BS1 5RR
    United Kingdom

    Paul Chamberlain is performing as part of his summer tour launching his new album 'Accordion Sensations' - featuring the music of Weber, Scarlatti, Piazzolla and Zolotariev.

    Having studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and won the acclaimed Governors Recital Prize for Keyboard, classical accordionist Paul Chamberlain performs frequently throughout the UK and internationally, including in Russia, USA, Finland, Greece and Bahrain. He released his debut disc The Classical Accordion in 2011 to great critical acclaim and last year saw Paul’s debut at the Bridgewater Hall with a solo recital as part of the long-established Manchester Mid-Days concert series, as well as touring in California. Paul is passionate about expanding the reach of the classical accordion.

    Toccata
    Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)
    Sonata for Keyboard in G
    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
    Romance
    Franck Angelis ()
    Konzertstück in F minor
    Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
    Adiós Nonino
    Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
    Sonata No 2
    Vladislav Zolotariev (1945-1972)
    £7 Available from Box Office 0845 40 24 001 .
  • Sat, 2014-08-02 19:30
    Paul Chamberlain - Accordion Sensations
    Paul Chamberlain
    Norwegian Church Arts Centre Cardiff Bay CF10 4PA
    United Kingdom

    Paul Chamberlain is performing as part of his summer tour launching his new album 'Accordion Sensations' - featuring the music of Weber, Scarlatti, Piazzolla and Zolatarev.

    Having studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and won the acclaimed Governors Recital Prize for Keyboard, classical accordionist Paul Chamberlain performs frequently throughout the UK and internationally, including in Russia, USA, Finland, Greece and Bahrain. He released his debut disc The Classical Accordion in 2011 to great critical acclaim and last year saw Paul’s debut at the Bridgewater Hall with a solo recital as part of the long-established Manchester Mid-Days concert series, as well as touring in California. Paul is passionate about expanding the reach of the classical accordion.

    Toccata
    Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978)
    Sonata for Keyboard in G
    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
    Sonata for Keyboard in F sharp minor
    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
    Toccata and Fugue in D minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Romance
    Franck Angelis ()
    12 Spanish Dances
    Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
    Konzertstück in F minor
    Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
    Adiós Nonino
    Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
    Sonata No 2
    Vladislav Zolotariev (1945-1972)
    Capriccio
    Albin Repnikov (1932-2007)
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    Sun, 2014-08-03 18:00
    Paul Chamberlain - Accordion Sensations
    Paul Chamberlain
    St Tudwal's Church Milford Haven SA73 1EB
    United Kingdom

    Paul Chamberlain is performing as part of his summer tour launching his new album 'Accordion Sensations' - featuring the music of Weber, Scarlatti, Piazzolla and Zolatarev.

    Having studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and won the acclaimed Governors Recital Prize for Keyboard, classical accordionist Paul Chamberlain performs frequently throughout the UK and internationally, including in Russia, USA, Finland, Greece and Bahrain. He released his debut disc The Classical Accordion in 2011 to great critical acclaim and last year saw Paul’s debut at the Bridgewater Hall with a solo recital as part of the long-established Manchester Mid-Days concert series, as well as touring in California. Paul is passionate about expanding the reach of the classical accordion.

    Tickets may be reserved through the 'Music at Llanstadwell' website - www.musicatllanstadwell.org.uk

    Toccata and Fugue in D minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Romance
    Franck Angelis ()
    Konzertstück in F minor
    Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
    Adiós Nonino
    Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
    Sonata No 2
    Vladislav Zolotariev (1945-1972)
    £5 (Primary school children £2) Available from Tel 01646 602464 .
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    Sat, 2014-07-26 18:00
    An evening of music for string quartet and voice
    Ben Smith, Larkin String Quartet
    Church of St John The Baptist Chirton SN10 3QS
    United Kingdom

    We are thrilled to have the opportunity of hearing the noted tenor Ben Smith singing together with the Larkin Quartet on their return to Chirton. We are promised a most interesting and varied evening from Bach and Mozart to Rogers and Hammerstein. Ben joined the Pontypridd Male Voice Choir in April 2009 and is now their principal artist, lately touring Spain in May 2014. In September 2009, after a successful audition for Only Men Aloud, Ben was chosen to feature on the BBC2 series Young Welsh Tenors, which documented the discovery of his voice. Numerous TV appearances have followed, including the London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. He is due to travel with Only Men Aloud to America this year so we are very lucky he can find time to come to sing to us.

    We are also privileged that Dave Larkin, Leah Evans, Allan Grant and Henry Salmon are returning to Chirton. They are a young, dynamic string quartet performing classical and more modern music of the highest order. The group enjoy performing all over the UK and abroad with recitals at The Old Royal Naval College, for The King of Thailand’s Birthday in Bangkok and at Buckingham Palace for the Duke of Edinburgh’s 90th Birthday. As well as their classical commitments, individual members of the quartet appear regularly on national television backing artists such as Kanye West, Jessie J, Cheryl Cole and Susan Boyle.

    We are in for a musical treat - come and join us ! You can even book supper in a thatched barn after the concert.

    Where 'er you walk from Semele
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Un' aura amorosa from Così fan tutte
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Serenata
    Enrico Toselli (1883-1926)
    Divertimenti for Strings, Salzburg Symphonies'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Ombra mai fù, 'Largo' from Serse, 'Xerxes'
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Nella Fantasia from The Mission
    Ennio Morricone (1928-)
    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 first movement
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Cantata No 140, 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Die Maurerfreude
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Lacrymosa : Do not stand at my grave and weep from Eternal Light : A Requiem
    Howard Goodall (1958-)
    Intermezzo Sinfonico from Cavaliera Rusticana
    Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945)
    Prélude No 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair) from 12 Préludes, Book 1
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    You'll never walk alone from Carousel
    Oscar Hammerstein (1895-1960)
    Bring him Home
    Claude-Michel Schönberg ()
    £15 in advance, £17.50 on the night, £5 for children Available from 01380 840261 Reasonable daytime and evening hours.
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    Sun, 2014-07-27 16:00
    German music for flute and piano
    Kiyoko Fukuo, Simon Gilliver
    Crown Court Church of Scotland, Covent Garden London WC2B 5EZ
    United Kingdom
    Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    3 Romanzen
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Sonatina
    Walter Gieseking (1895-1956)
    Sinfonische Kanzone for flute and piano
    Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933)
    No Tickets required.
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    Fri, 2014-08-01 13:00
    Lunchtime Recital - Eugene Alcalay (piano)
    Eugene Alcalay
    Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) London W1C 2DJ
    United Kingdom

    Beethoven Piano Society of Europe Regent Hall Summer Festival

    Sonata for Piano No 7 in D
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Prelude and Fugue No 15 in D flat
    Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
    Sonata for Piano No 19 in C minor
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    No Tickets required.