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A Special Lunchtime Concert Series continues…

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with our lunchtime online concert series, in collaboration with Leicester International Music Festival, on Thursday, 22nd October at 1pm presenting Meera Maharaj (flute) and Dominic Degavino (piano) who will be performing: Tchaikovsky: Lenski’s Aria Mel Bonis: Sonata for flute and piano Anon, arr Harry Burleigh: Deep River Anon, arr Maharaj/Degavino: Malaika Lord Kitchener, arr Maharaj/Degavino: […]

A Special Lunchtime Concert Series

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We are very pleased to announce an online lunchtime concert series in partnership with Leicester International Music Festival.  The first of these eight concerts will take place on Thursday, 15th October 2020 at 1pm with Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux (violin) and Ljubica Stojanovic (piano). Please follow this link to view the concert http://www.leicesterinternationalmusicfestival.org.uk/lunchtime-concerts The programme will include: Grazyna […]

The flautist Dan Shao is taking part in the Leicester International Music Festival which this year will feature a number of online concerts recorded in the Victorian Gallery of the Leicester Museum and Art Gallery.

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The first concert of the Festival takes place on Thursday 17th September at 8pm and features Dan performing Eleanor Alberga’s Animal Banter with Laura van der Heijden (cello) and Anna Tilbrook (piano).  Please go to the Festival website for further information and to view the concert. Dan also performs in the concert to take place […]

#lockthesaxdown

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Whilst in lockdown, the saxophonist Emma McPhilemy has embarked on an exciting project called #lockthesaxdown in partnership with the composer Jenni Watson. Emma decided to release a weekly demo video of one of Jenni’s pieces together with a backing track online.  This online practical tool has enabled Emma to reach saxophonists all over the world during a […]

Neil Black Award 2020

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We are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Neil Black Award – the bassoonist Olivia Palmer-Baker.  Olivia will commence her postgraduate studies at the Universität der Künste in Berlin this autumn where she will be studying a joint masters in modern and baroque bassoon.  She completed her undergraduate degree this year at the […]

Ada Witczyk: Composition Competition

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Applications are open for a composition competition launched by Ada Witczyk. The composition must be four to six minutes, written for the baroque violin and harpsichord, and be inspired by a colour of your own choice. Please follow this link for competition information and rules https://www.adawitczyk.com/composition-competition