May 7th Saturday 7.30. FIBONACCI SEQUENCE
Diabelli, Trio for flute, viola and harp
Glazunov, Elegy for viola and harp
Bax, Elegiac Trio for flute, viola and harp
Dabussy, L'Apres-midi d'un faune
Mozart, Duo in G for flute and viola
Ravel, Sonatine for flute, viola and harp
"The Fibonacci Sequence has been around for
over 15 years, and their new release can be
viewed as a testimony to their current prestige
- or as an example of how they've earned it…"
Jun 11th Saturday 7.30. MARY WU piano
Bach /Hess "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"
Bach, Prelude and Fugue Book 1 no. 3
Schubert 2 Walzes, German Dance
Schubert/ Liszt "Valse Caprice no. 6 of Soiree
Beethoven, Sonata "Appassionata" op. 57
Ravel , "Valses nobles et sentimentales"
Chopin Sonata op. 58 in B minor
“ Mary Wu has, beyond her command of the
keyboard, a poetical quality to her playing
which I find particularly moving. She is totally
involved with the music she makes and
captivates her audiences as a result.”
YEHUDI MENUHIN, Hon. K.B.E.
“Superb technique combined with aggression,
wit and poetry”
June 12th 3.00pm MATINEE CONCERT
ABRSM High Scorers Concert
Local entrants to the examinations of the
Associated Boards of the Royal Schools of
Music, who obtain high scores in their
examinations will give a concert of about
50mins duration, followed by tea, cakes, and sandwiches.
July 9th Saturday 7.30. BUSCH TRIO
Haydn Trio in E flat minor XV:31 ‘Jacob’s
Shostakovich Trio no2 E minor Op.67
Schubert Trio in E flat op.100
"Beyond the players’ individual gifts, what
impressed most was the group’s effortless
musicianship and unity of thought and attack.
The threesome even seemed to be breathing
in synch: a quality especially beneficial in the
Tchaikovsky’s long and intricate tapestry. No
encore could satisfactorily follow that
emotional rollercoaster, and wisely, no encore
did" THE TIMES.
Sept 3rd Saturday 7.30 MARTIN KASIK,
Leos Janacek: On an Overgrown Path
Sergei Rachmaninoff: 5 Etudes - tableaux
Vitezslav Novak: Memories op. 6
Chopin: Sc herzo in B-flat minor op 31
Mazurkas op 24
Intoxicating! Stunning from the first bar to the
last … Interpretation of 2nd sonata by
Rachmaninoff feels like an explosion of hot
lava… His Kreisleriana is at the same level
with Horowitz and Argerich…"
"...They are high-powered performances,
technically brilliant and freely expressive..."
GRAMOPHONE January 2005
Oct 8th Saturday 7.30. CHILINGIRIAN
Bartók String Quartet No. 4
Beethoven, String Quartet No. 11 in F minor,
Dvořák, String Quartet No. 13 in G major
"Refreshing in its skill, fluency and energy" -
"World-class from the first bow-stroke" BASLE
Dec 10th Saturday 7.00 . JOGLARESA
Christmas Concert with mince pies and mulled
"Thrilling and haunting" THE TIMES
"Joglaresa's imaginative use of improvisation
creates an exciting air of authenticity ...
compulsive rhythmic energy ... luxuriantly
ornamental solos" THE TELEGRAPH