Update on Summer Serenades

 

17th May       Marcel Becker’s Kletzmer Band: the Principal double bass player from the RLPO makes a welcome return to the Sunday Serenades with friends to play an exciting programme chosen from their repertoire of tango, klezmer and gypsy style jazz.

 

24th May       Liverpool-based Neil Campbell in a contemporary solo guitar recital, mostly of his own compositions drawing on elements of contemporary classical, progressive rock, jazz and other musical styles’an outstanding guitarist whose originality of thought makes him far more than just another gifted purveyor of finger acrobatics’ -Classical Guitar Magazine

 

31st May         The Rising Bridge Ensemble, a regular feature of recent Serenade schedules, will play Dvorak’s F minor Trio, op.65, for piano, violin and cello, composed in 1883 and begun just six weeks after his mother’s death, it is often hailed as one of Dvorak’s most profound and moving pieces of chamber music.

 

7th June         Gwilyim Jones Jazz Trio, an exciting young jazz ensemble from Birmingham Conservatoire making a welcome return visit to the Serenades, playing a mixture of original compositions and jazz standards.

 

14th June       Members of the Orchestra dell’Arte playing ‘Salon Music’ in the manner of end-of-pier ensembles of years gone by, always a riotous mixture of laughter and sentimentality.

 

21st June       Ian Buckle, solo piano recital

 

28th June       Ensemble of St Luke’s, Elgar String Quartet

 

5th July           tbc

 

12th July         William Bracken, solo piano recital

 

19th July         “Singing Friends”… music from the Green Bucket

 

26th July         Claude Pietersen's Zwolfton, young contemporary music ensemble

 

2nd August     tbc

 

9th August      tbc

 

16th August   Perri & Neil, voice & guitar: standards and own compositions

 

23rd August   Tom Verity, clarinet recital

 

30th August   Heather Heighway, soprano recital

 

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