2017 Programme

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Unless otherwise stated, all concerts are held in St Mary’s C of I Church.

WEDNESDAY 20th SEPTEMBER

1.05pm JAZZ AT LUNCHTIME
PHIL WARE and DAMIAN EVANS
Selections from the works of famous jazz composers and the Great American Songbook.

8pm JAZZ IN THE EVENING
ENRICO PIERANUNZI

Always telling the story no matter which language he uses – classical or jazz.


THURSDAY 21st SEPTEMBER

7.30pm SOUTH EAST YOUNG PIANISTS CONCERT
20 young piano students play the Steinway for sheer fun.


FRIDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER

12pm COFFEE CONCERT & TALK – FREE!
Mostly Hungarian… Kodály and more.
Seán Morgan-Rooney (piano) with Endre Tóth (musicologist).

8.00pm MAIN EVENING CONCERT
ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI

Beethoven Bagatelles Op. 126
KLÁRA WÜRTZ with KRISTÓF BARÁTI (violin),
JENNIFER STUMM (viola) & ISTVÁN VÁRDAI (cello)
Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor Op. 15
FINGHIN COLLINS
Bartók 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs
Rachmaninov Preludes Op. 23 (selection)


SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER

12pm COFFEE CONCERT
KRISTIAN BEZUIDENHOUT (fortepiano)
Beethoven Rondo No. 1 in C major
and No. 2 in G major, Op. 51
Haydn Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII:6
Mozart Piano Sonata No. 13 in B flat major, K.333


3pm MASTERCLASS – FREE
Masterclass with emerging pianists


7.30pm MAIN EVENING CONCERT
KLÁRA WÜRTZ
Bartók Suite Op. 14
Bartók Sonata Sz. 80
FINGHIN COLLINS with KRISTÓF BARÁTI (violin),
JENNIFER STUMM (viola) & ISTVÁN VÁRDAI (cello)
Schumann Piano Quartet Op. 47
ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI
Liszt Sonata in B minor


10pm LATE NIGHT CONCERT
DAVID GREILSAMMER
Labyrinth
Short works by C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, Janáček, Jean-Féry Rebel and Ofer Pelz. Exploring the mysterious alleys of various enigmatic pieces from early baroque to our present days, David Greilsammer embarks on a musical journey to the heart of a beautiful, abstract, and dazzling labyrinth.


SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER

12pm COFFEE CONCERT
ELIZAVETA UKRAINSKAIA
Rameau Suite No. 1 in G minor
Schubert Hungarian Melody D. 817
Prokofiev Suite from Cinderella Op. 97
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12


3.30pm CLOSING AFTERNOON CONCERT
KLÁRA WÜRTZ and FINGHIN COLLINS
Kurtág / Bach Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir; Gottes Zeit
Kurtág Games / Játékok for four hands (selection)
ZOLTÁN FEJÉRVÁRI with KRISTÓF BARÁTI (violin),
JENNIFER STUMM (viola) & ISTVÁN VÁRDAI (cello)
Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor Op. 60
KLÁRA WÜRTZ
Kodály Marosszéki Dances
Schumann Fantasie Op. 17


25 to 28 September 2014