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22 September 2018
 
7.30pm
St. Ann's Church
St. Ann Street
Manchester
M2 7LF
United Kingdom

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Piano recital

Chopin's wonderful music played by a virtuoso international pianist plus a free glass of champagne.
 
1 September 2018 until 23 September 2018
 
Bucharest
Romania

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George Enescu International Competition

400 young musicians from 46 countries have enrolled for the 2018 competition, which is open to the public. The categories are violin, cello, piano and composition.
 
31 August 2018 until 23 September 2018
 
Bonn
Germany

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Beethovenfest

 
10 September 2018 until 23 September 2018
 
Hamburg
Germany

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International Mendelssohn Festival

 
25 September 2018
 
7.30pm
Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music
Marylebone Road
London
NW1 5HT
United Kingdom

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£30, 20, 10 - 10% off Concessions 25% off Members of ILAMS / IC 50% off Friends of Echoes Festival
Sergio and Odair Assad classical guitar duo in Concert

Albéniz Cantos de España: ‘Cordoba’ | Iberia: ‘El Puerto’
Piazzolla: Bandoneón | Zita
Antonio Carlos Jobim: Cronica da casa assassinada
Rodrigo: Tonadilla
Egberto Gismonti: Palhaço | Baião malandro
Sérgio Assad: Suite brasileira

'Light-years ahead of any guitar duo past or present.' - American Record Guide
‘Listening to the Assad Brothers is a bit like hearing four hands playing one large guitar.' - Los Angeles Times

After a 15-year absence from the London stage, the 25th September sees the much-awaited return of the superlative classical guitar duo, the Assad Brothers, with a recital at the Royal Academy of Music.

Described by the Washington Post as quite simply 'the best two-guitar team in existence, maybe even in history', Brazilian-born brothers and Latin Grammy winners Sérgio and Odair Assad have set the benchmark for all other guitarists by creating a new standard of guitar innovation, ingenuity and expression. Having also played a major role in creating and introducing new music for two guitars, the duo is known for their uncanny ensemble-playing, which also extends to collaborations with such renowned artists as Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D'Rivera and Gidon Kremer.

The duo have curated a colourful, bespoke programme for Echoes Festival showcasing music from various corners of the Luso-Hispanic world, including several original works alongside others from their native Brazil. Expect lashings of virtuosity, Latin swing and classical cool... Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear classical guitar royalty performing up close in the intimate, sumptuous setting of the RAM’s Duke’s Hall.

Advance booking highly recommended!
 
7.30pm
Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street
New York
NY 10065
United States of America

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US$25/$15
Words and Music

Sarah Wolfson, soprano
Mischa Bouvier, baritone
Yoonah Kim, clarinet
David Shifrin, clarinet
Renate Rohlfing, piano

Paul Moravec: Three Love Songs
Jake Heggie: Ode to Image
Jake Heggie: Would That I Were Edna St. Vincent Millay
Jeremy Gill: Three Songs About Words
Michael Brown: After Three Statues
Richard Wilson: On the Death of Juan Gelman
Richard Wilson: Words and Music: An Argument

CAG Presents series

 
27 September 2018
 
8pm
Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn
New York
United States of America

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US$15-20
Interpretations: Miya Masaoka // Christopher Williams and Robin Hayward

Robin Hayward, tuba
Christopher Williams, contrabass
Miya Masaoka

Arcanum 17
Four Moons of Pluto

Reidemeister Move and Miya Masaoka will kick-off the 2018-2019 Thirtieth Anniversary Season of the Interpretations series on Thursday, September 27th at 8pm at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY. The Interpretations Series is dedicated to nurturing the relationship of composers with the growing community of new music virtuoso performers.

Berlin-based duo Reidemeister Move (Robin Hayward, tuba, and Chrisopher Williams, contrabass) will perform Arcanum 17 (New York Premiere): a 45-minute piece composed by Christopher Williams & Charlie Morrow, with texts from André Breton's book of the same name, set in the 8.1-channel immersive sound environment.

Reidemeister Move is a duo dedicated to exploring and expanding the possibilities of sustained-tone music in just intonation for their instruments. Hayward's self-designed microtonal tuba developed together with the instrument manufacturers B & S, and Williams' previous work with Charles Curtis and LaMonte Young's legendary Theatre of Eternal Music, provide the backbone for a performance practice based on purely tuned intervals, noise, corporeal rhythms, and spatial resonance.

Composer/koto and electronics performer/improviser/performance and installation artist Miya Masaoka's Four Moons of Pluto - a piece which explores deep and relational resonances - will be performed by an all star cohort of 5 contrabass players Robert Black, Shayna Dulberger, Rebekah Griffin-Greene, James Ilgenfritz, and Zach Rowden. Masaoka also presents a new piece for string quartet, with a quartet featuring Stephanie Griffin (viola), Alex Shiozaki (violin), Michael Haas (cello) and violinist TBA.

Miya Masaoka is a composer, sound artist and musician based in New York City. Classically trained, her work operates at the intersection of spatialized sound, frequency and perception, performance, social and historical references. Whether recording inside physical objects or inside a plant or the human body, within architecturally resonant spaces or outdoor resonant canyons, she creates incongruencies that feed the paradox of the contemporary condition.
 
28 September 2018
 
7.30pm
St John's Smith Square
Smith Square, Westminster
London
SW1P 3HA
United Kingdom

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Warren Mailley-Smith - great classical piano works

 
20 September 2018 until 28 September 2018
 
Maribor
Slovenia

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Festival Maribor

 
29 September 2018
 
5pm
St. Cuthbert's
50 Philbeach Gardens
London
SW5 9EB
United Kingdom

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Victor Gomez
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+44 (0)20 7101 4479

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Juan Rezzuto - Haydn Piano Concertos

Juan Rezzuto, piano
WKMT London Orchestra

Debussy: Petite Suite for Piano 4 hands
Haydn: Piano Concerto H 18:2
Haydn: Piano Concerto H 18:4

 


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