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October 2014

Friday 31st October, 7.30pm

The Hinchingbrooke Bösendorfer Piano Concerts 2014 - 15

This is the eighth season of concerts using the Bösendorfer grand piano bought by former pupils of Huntingdon Grammar School in memory of Ken Brown, their music master. Once again we are delighted to welcome some of the world's finest performers to the Mary Stuart Hall in the Performing Arts Centre at Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon.

Masayuki Tayama, piano.
Masa

Returning by popular request, we are fortunate to have this opportunity to hear Masayuki once again. His richly coloured, virtuosic and communicative playing continues to delight audiences around the world.
This will be a programme to include music by George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue) and Chopin (12 études op.10 )

Tickets:
adults: £12 (all 5 concerts: £50)
groups of 20 or more: £9 each
pupils and students under 21: £5
available from the box office - 01480 375678 accepted

November 2014

Saturday 1st November, 7.30pm

Huntingdon and Reading Male Voice Choirs

present

TOGETHER  IN  HARMONY

Tickets £10
available through choir members Hugh Muir (01480 810820) or Ian Fuller (01480 819077)

www.hmvc.org.uk

www.facebook.com/HuntingdonMaleVoiceChoir

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Saturday 8th November, 7.30pm

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic
presents

THE SPIRIT OF ENGLAND
Hunts Phil logo
Vaughan WilliamsToward the Unknown Region

Vaughan Williams

 

The Lark Ascending
Laura Samuel, violin
ElgarCarillon

Elgar

 

The Spirit of England
Janice Watson, soprano
Janice Watson is one of the world’s major sopranos, renowned for the beauty of her sound. A flautist originally, she began taking singing seriously at the instigation of tenor Phillip Langridge, and studied with Johanna Peters and Renata Scotto.
At the age of 23 she won the Kathleen Ferrier Award and the Royal Overseas League. She is also a Grammy winner with 2 further nominations to her name.
Janice has performed in most of the major Opera Houses of the world with many of the world’s leading conductors, and has been a regular guest with both English National Opera and Welsh National Opera. She has sung many times at the Royal Albert Hall Proms and the Edinburgh Festival.
Janice first made her name singing Mozart and Britten, but with the maturing and broadening of her voice is now equally at home singing Verdi, Richard Strauss, Janacek and Wagner.
   

Born in London in 1976 Laura Samuel studied with Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music in London. She Co-founded the Belcea Quartet in 1994 and was a member for 16 years. Her work with the Belcea quartet has gathered many awards including first prize in the Osaka and Bordeaux International Competitions and a Gramophone Award. She is also a renowned concerto soloist and has performed with the English Chamber Orchestra and the Trondheim Soloists, and most recently performed the Barber Violin Concerto at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as part of the South Bank Bernstein Project.
She joined the London Bridge Ensemble in 2010, is also a member of the Nash Ensemble and in 2012 was appointed leader of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Laura has taught chamber music at the Guildhall and RNCM, and plays the ex-Nissel 1731 Stradivarius violin.

 

Tickets at £14 Standard & £7 for children and students available by telephone 01832 274834, email huntsphiltickets@btinternet.com, or on the Door.

A free ticket is available to the companion of any disabled person who needs help in order to attend concerts.

 

 

 

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Saturday 15th November
Babac Bees Dance Show

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Saturday 22nd November
The Big Music Project

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LOMAX ANTIQUES FAIRS
Hinchingbrooke House

Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd November 2014
10am-4pm
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50 Quality dealers in fine furniture, paintings, ceramics, glass, clocks, silver, jewellery and much more.

Admission £3
Ample free car parking - Refreshments available

www.lomaxfairs.com
01379 586134 - 07906 716158

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Friday 28th November, 7.30pm

The Hinchingbrooke Bösendorfer Piano Concerts 2014 - 15

Second concert of the eighth season using the Bösendorfer grand piano bought by former pupils of Huntingdon Grammar School in memory of Ken Brown, their music master.

Miranda Dale, violin
Paul Turner, piano
Miranda Dale
Paul Turner
piano

Miranda has developed a highly successful international career as soloist and ensemble player and is also guest principal with the Philharmonia Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and The English Chamber Orchestra.
Paul is well known in the UK and abroad as an exceptionally skilled and sensitive ensemble pianist.
This programme includes music by Kreisler, Fauré (sonata in A), Franck (sonata) and Massenet.

Tickets:
adults: £12 (all 5 concerts: £50)
groups of 20 or more: £9 each
pupils and students under 21: £5
available from the box office - 01480 375678 accepted

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Saturday 29th / Sunday 30th November

Wendy Burke School of Dance

December 2014

Sunday 7th December

Dance Gala

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Saturday 13th December

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic
presents

A CHRISTMAS FEAST
Hunts Phil logo

 

Tickets at £14 Standard & £7 for children and students available by telephone 01832 274834, email huntsphiltickets@btinternet.com, or on the Door.

A free ticket is available to the companion of any disabled person who needs help in order to attend concerts.

 

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January 2015

Friday 30th January, 7.30pm

The Hinchingbrooke Bösendorfer Piano Concerts 2014 - 15

Third concert of the eighth season using the Bösendorfer grand piano bought by former pupils of Huntingdon Grammar School in memory of Ken Brown, their music master.

The Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Lucy Russell, violin; Alan George, viola ; Heather Tauch, cello ; Anna Tilbrook, piano.
Lucy Russell
Alan George
pianoHeather TauchAnna Tilbrook

Lucy Russell


Originally formed at Cambridge University, the Fitzwilliam string quartet has earned an enviable reputation in the international concert world. Today, three of their number are joined by the outstandingly talented and successful ensemble pianist Anna Tilbrook.
Their programme will include piano quartets by Mozart and Schumann.

Tickets:
adults: £12 (all 5 concerts: £50)
groups of 20 or more: £9 each
pupils and students under 21: £5
available from the box office - 01480 375678 accepted

February 2015

Friday 27th February, 7.30pm

The Hinchingbrooke Bösendorfer Piano Concerts 2014 - 15

Fouth concert of the eighth season using the Bösendorfer grand piano bought by former pupils of Huntingdon Grammar School in memory of Ken Brown, their music master. Once again we are delighted to welcome some of the world's finest performers to the Mary Stuart Hall in the Performing Arts Centre at Hinchingbrooke School in Huntingdon.

Yulia Chaplina, piano.
Yulia piano

On the threshold of her career, Russian-born pianist Yulia Chaplina is the recipient of no less than six major international awards and has already recorded and performed in some of the world's prime concert venues.
Her programme will include music by Debussy, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Tickets:
adults: £12 (all 5 concerts: £50)
groups of 20 or more: £9 each
pupils and students under 21: £5
available from the box office - 01480 375678 accepted

March 2015

Friday 27th March, 7.30pm

The Hinchingbrooke Bösendorfer Piano Concerts 2014 - 15

Final concert of the eighth season using the Bösendorfer grand piano bought by former pupils of Huntingdon Grammar School in memory of Ken Brown, their music master.

"450 Years - A Musical Journey "
with
Crispian Steele-Perkins, period trumpets; Martin Ennis, harpsichord; Vivien Choi, piano; Zoë Bonner, soprano; Inga Davis-Rutter, piano.
Crispian
Martin Ennis
Vivien ChoiZoe BonneInga

Crispian Steele-Perkins


To mark the 450th Anniversary of Huntingdon Grammar School/Hinchingbrooke School, this themed concert is dedicated to the evolution of music from 1565 to the present day, using some of the ancestors of our modern instruments as well as those more familiar to us. All five artists are leaders in their own particular field and will include music by Byrd, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Parry, Gershwin and others.

Tickets:
adults: £12 (all 5 concerts: £50)
groups of 20 or more: £9 each
pupils and students under 21: £5
available from the box office - 01480 375678 accepted

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April 2015

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