The Manor Recitals Club holds five concerts a year in the beautiful Great Drawing Room of Rothamsted Manor, with a wide variety of chamber music from string quartets to classical guitar. Manor Recitals generally start at 8pm. Please contact Margaret Glendining on 01582 763133 ext 2821 or e-mail email@example.com Please note you MUST ALWAYS contact Margaret Glendining if you intend to come to a Manor Recital because sometimes the recitals sell out and people have to be turned away.
Anthony Hewitt Piano
Wednesday 13th February 2013
With music by Handel, Beethoven, Scriabin, and Rachmaninov
Anthony Hewitt’s communicative and virtuosic pianism has won him many plaudits worldwide, and as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician he has performed to much critical acclaim. His diverse repertoire encompasses all styles ranging from Bach to Benjamin, and he champions contemporary composers with frequent new commissions. His enterprising projects include the founding of the Ulverston International Music Festival, now in its ninth year, which brings artists of international repute to a small Cumbrian market town.
Sarah Butcher (cello) and Andrew Brownell (piano)
Wednesday 10th April 2013
Programme to include Beethoven’s 7 variations on a theme from Mozart’s Magic Flute, and cello sonatas by Frank Bridge and Brahms (E min Op 38).
Sarah Butcher studied cello with Stefan Popov at the Guildhall School of Music and chamber music with Hans Keller and the Chilingirian String Quartet. She has played in many orchestras and ensembles in the UK and has made two recordings for the Cello Classics label, Music for Two Cellos and 'Petits Fours', music for four cellos with the other members of the London Mozart Players cello section. She is well known to Manor Recital audiences as Artistic Director of The Chamber Players who play regularly at Festivals and venues throughout the UK. She has been a member of the London Mozart Players since 1998.
The Muse Piano Quintet
Wednesday 12th June 2013
Piano quintets by Brahms (F minor Op 34) and Shostakovich (G minor Op 57)
The Muse Piano Quintet brings unique perspectives to every work it performs. Founded in 2009 by a group of internationally established musicians, the Quintet immediately secured a reputation as one of the finest chamber ensembles in the UK, receiving awards and distinctions at leading international competitions and festivals. Since 2011, the Muse Quintet has held a prestigious Richard Carne Fellowship at the Royal College of Music in London, and has given many concerts at distinguished venues across the United Kingdom.
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