August 2018 Music Festival

ST LAWRENCE JEWRY

SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018

 

“Around the World in Ten Days:

from East to West, from North to South”

 

all concerts 1.00 pm start;

free admission, donation invited

 

Monday 6th August  

Concert  1:  China, Japan, Hungary

Constance Chow  piano

Chinese folk music and works by Tan Dun and Liszt

 

Tuesday 7th August  

Concert  2:  Germany

AMICI TRIO

Elsie Woollard  oboe,  Mark Gibbs  viola,  Christopher Atkinson  piano

Bach:  Arioso, from Cantata BWV 156

Schumann:  Märchenbilder, Op.113

August Klughardt:  Schilflieder

 

Wednesday 8th August  

Concert  3:   Bohemia & Moravia

Tessa Uys  piano

Janáček:   Sonata 1.X.1905;   On an Overgrown Path 

Dvořák:  Na Svaté Hoře (from Poetic Moods, Op.85 no.13)

 

Thursday 9th August  

Concert  4:  France

BUKOLIKA PIANO TRIO

Roma Tic  violin,  Joanna Gutowska  cello,  Anna Szalucka  piano

Ravel:  Piano Trio in A minor

Lili Boulanger:  D'un soir triste; D'un matin de printemps

 

Friday 10th August  

Concert  5:  Australia

GUILDHALL DOWN UNDER

Alice Girle  soprano, Chavdar Mazgalov  piano,
Madeleine Randall  oboe, Heather Ryall  clarinet,
Rebecca Allen  bassoon, Renée Kennedy  horn
and members of the Guildhall Horn Ensemble

‘Songs for the Shadowland’: a collection of works by Australian composers for soprano, piano, wind quartet and horn ensemble, featuring artists from the Guildhall School of Music and including an Emma Gregan world premiere

 

Monday 13th August  

Concert  6:  Great Britain

WIND AND WORDS 

Chris Hooker  clarinet

Dimitri Kennaway  piano

Valerie Fry  poet & reader

‘Keep the Homes Fires Burning’ (World War One centenary commemoration): 

a recital of clarinet and poetry including melodies by Jack Judge, Ivor Novello

and Jerome Kern, and elegies about Tommy & The Trenches, Fritz & The Front, Love & Loss

 

Tuesday 14th August  

Concert  7:   Brazil & Argentina

Beto Caletti & Mishka Adams   guitar, percussion & vocals

Works by Jobim, Villa-Lobos, Buarque, Lobo, Echenique, Romero & Caletti/Adams

 

Wednesday 15th August  

Concert  8:   North America

SANDRA SCOTT SINGERS

Jocasta Roper, Angela Peachey, Jane Briers, Sarah Grange  sopranos
Hara Kostogianni  piano

‘Songs from the States’:  vocal repertoire by

Copland, Bernstein, Ned Rorem, Stephen Foster

and traditional American spirituals

 

Thursday 16th August  

Concert  9:  Scandinavia

TRIO LAVOLTA

Joyce Fraser  violin,  Felix Buser  celloSimon Marlow  piano

Gade:   Noveletten

Grieg:  Andante

Sibelius:  Lovisa Trio

 

Friday 17th August  

Concert  10:   Africa

DULCIS ENSEMBLE

Olawale Olayinka  leader

Classical and folk music from South Africa, Guinea and Nigeria

performed by this talented string nonet with flute and French horn

 

A wine reception will follow the closing concert