Trust News

WINNERS of the Ada Witczyk Composition Competition

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Last year Ada (a previous beneficiary of the Trust) launched an international composition competition inviting applicants to produce a composition, inspired by colour, written for baroque violin and harpsicord. Ada was thrilled with the response: “We were excited to get so many entries; from Peru to Sweden and Thailand to Canada.  With over 30 entries,  […]

Wonderful news from violinist, Mathilde Milwidsky

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who will be recording her debut solo album for Guild in April/May, with a beautiful Stradivarius on loan through Beare’s International Violin Society. Mathilde’s latest album was released this month – both Beethoven Romances – recorded at Henry Wood Hall in London, alongside the National Symphony Orchestra.  Link attached https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/products/8854627–beethoven-egmont-overture

Presenting the violinist Mathilde Milwidsky…

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and her accompanist Joseph Havlat performing an online concert on Thursday, 28th January at 18:00. Link attached: https://www.1901artsclub.com/28-jan-2021-mathilde-milwidsky-violin-recital.html This concert forms part of a Virtual Concert Series for 2021 established by Bedford Music Club and Kensington & Chelsea Music Society.  

‘Shared Notes’ with the flautist, Meera Maharaj

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I am pleased to inform you Meera has now launched an online live video series ‘Shared Notes’ which will include a featured musician comprising of live solo and duo pieces together with an informal discussion on a specific musical topic. The first video in this series features the cellist, Leo Popplewell.  Please join these artists […]

A special Lunchtime Concert Series…

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The final concert in this series- Illiam Quane (trumpet) and Aaron Breez (piano)  will perform online this Thursday, 3rd December at 1pm in collaboration with the Leicester International Music Festival.    Their programme includes: Trad Manx, arr. Quane: Rachel’s Jig Hanz Werner Henze: Sonatina Ned Rorem: Cries and Whispers Aaron Breeze: Slapstick Études Errollyn Wallen: Jesus […]

A special Lunchtime Concert Series continues…

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in collaboration with Leicester International Music Festival, on Thursday, 26th November at 1pm with Mark Taylor (flute) and Nathan Tinker (piano) Their programme includes: Lili Boulanger: Nocturne Anne Boyd: Goldfish through Summer Rain Shulamit Ran: East Wind Paul Schoenfeld: Achat Sha’alti Aaron Copland: Duo for Flute and Piano   Please click on the following link […]

A special Lunchtime Concert Series continues…

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in collaboration with Leicester International Music Festival, on Thursday, 19th November at 1pm with Anna Cavaliero (soprano) and Sholto Kynoch (piano) Their programme includes: Britten: (1) Let the florid music praise; (3) Seascape from ‘On This Island’ Poulenc: Les Chemins de l’amour Poulenc: Deux poèmes de Louis Aragon: (1) ‘C’; (2) Fêtes Galantes Bartók: Ha […]

A special Lunchtime Concert Series continues…

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in collaboration with Leicester International Music Festival, on Thursday, 12th November at 1pm with Elizabeth Bass (harp) and Katherine Bryer (oboe) Their programme includes: Joseph Bologne, le Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Sonata for Harp with Flute accompaniment in E flat major Sophia Dussek: ‘My ain kind Deary O!’ from Favourite Airs, Book 7, for harp and […]

The MERAKI DUO Meera Maharaj (flute) and James Girling (guitar) will perform LIVE at the 1901 Arts Club on 11th November at 1pm

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With a South American themed programme, this concert https://youtu.be/vr_vtsg5TWk  will premiere an exclusive piece written for this duo by Brazilian composer, Rafael Marino Arcaro, as well as music by both Bolivian and Argentinian composers.  There will also be a chance to chat with Meera and James at the end of the stream via the livechat feature […]

A special Lunchtime Concert Series continues…

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in collaboration with Leicester International Music Festival, on Thursday, 5th November at 1pm with The Mithras Trio – Dominic Degavino (piano), Leo Popplewell (cello) and Ionel Manciu (violin) The programme includes: Haydn: Piano Trio No 44 in E major, Hob XV: 28 Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Nos. 4 and 5 from […]