Leighton Buzzard Music

2011 - 2012 Season Programme

Saturday 24th September 2011 - 8:00PM

Richard Uttley

Outright winner of the prestigious Haverhill Sinfonia International Soloists' Competition, 2010

Programme:

Bach - Prelude & Fugue in B flat from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I
Bach - Prelude & Fugue in F minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II
Beethoven - Sonata in D, op.10 no.3
Liszt - Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde, S.447
Chopin - 5 Mazurkas, op.7
Debussy - Images Book I
Thomas Ad�s - 3 Mazurkas, op.27
Chopin - Polonaise in A flat, op.53, "Heroic"

Richard Uttley

Saturday 15th October 2011 - 8:00PM

The Temperance Seven

The Temperance Seven

Saturday 12th November 2011 - 8:00PM

Boyan Ivanov, clarinet & Olivia Sham, piano

Boyan Ivanov

Two outstanding young artists, winners of the Philip & Dorothy Green and Making Music Award for young concert artists.

Programme:

Bela Kovacs - Hommage a Manuel de Falla for Solo Clarinet (1994)
Leonard Bernstein - Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1942)
Pablo de Sarasate (Arr. Nicolas Baldeyrou) - Carmen Fantasie (1883)
Claude Debussy - Premiere Rhapsodie (1910)
Marin Valtchanov - Rondo for Clarinet and Piano (1976)
Frederic Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in G minor, op. 23 for Solo Piano
Carl Maria von Weber - Grand Duo Concertant, op. 48 (1816)

Saturday 3rd December 2011 - 8:00PM

Piatti String Quartet

Charlotte Scott & Michael Trainor, violins
David Wigram, viola
Jessie Richardson, cello

Highly acclaimed prize-winning young ensemble.

Programme:

Mozart - Quartet in C, K 465 "The Dissonance"
Debussy - Quartet in G minor
Smetana - Quartet No 1 "From My Life"

Piatti String Quartet

Saturday 28th January 2012 - 8:00PM

Melissa Kenny

Sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme.

Programme:

Marcel Grandjany - Rhapsodie
Louis Spohr - Fantaisie in C minor
Elias Parish-Alvars - Serenade, op. 83
Manuel De Falla - Spanish Dance no.1 from opera La vida breve
Gabriel Faur� - Impromtu, op. 86
Philippe Hersant - Bamyan
Claude Debussy - Premiere Arabesque
Ekaterina Walter-Kune - Fantasy on themes from Tchaikovsky's opera
Tchaikovsky's opera - Eugene Onegin

Melissa Kenny

Saturday 25th February 2012 - 8:00PM

Students of Purcell School

Purcell School

One of the UK's most prestigious specialist music schools present a varied programme of music for piano, strings and wind.

Saturday 17th March 2012 - 8:00PM

Iain Farrington

"He's an authentic star." (The Independant)
"A Night of Light"

Whose visit to Leighton in 2009 was such a memorable success.

One of the most talented young pianists and musicians in the UK performs a typically imaginative programme of lighter classical pieces, genuine light music and jazz-inspired works by Elgar, Walton, Percy Grainger, Gershwin, Billy Mayerl and Art Tatum. Plus his own brilliant "Fiesta".

 

Iain Farrington

Saturday 14th April 2012 - 8:00PM

Vienna Mozart Trio

Daniel Auner, violin
Irina Auner, piano
Diethard Auner, cello

This world famous ensemble brings our season to superb close.

Programme:

Mozart - Trio No 1 in B flat, K 254
Schubert - Sonata movement in B flat
Nocturne
Shostakovich - Trio No 2 in E minor, Op 67

Vienna Mozart Trio