Smyth and Carwithen: Nick Stringfellow (cello) and Eleanor Hodgkinson (piano)
International Concert Series 2020-21
We are excited to welcome renowned chamber musicians Nick Stringfellow and Eleanor Hodgkinson to our International Concert Series to present a specially commissioned digital event featuring the chamber music of British composers of the early-20th-century: Smyth, Alwyn, Carwithen and Sullivan.
This event is kindly supported by The William Alwyn Foundation.
Ethel Smyth: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op.5
William Alwyn: Three Spirituals (1935)
Doreen Carwithen: Sonatina for Cello and Piano
Arthur Sullivan: Duo Concertante, Op.2
Cellist and Associate Head of Strings and Cello Tutor at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Nicholas Stringfellow, enjoys a career as an acclaimed soloist, chamber musicians and educator, and has held principal London Mozart Players to Orchestra of the Swan.
Eleanor Hodgkinson is an established soloist, chamber musician and educator. Her versatility has led to numerous collaborations with composers, dancers and writers. She regularly performs at major venues in the UK in addition to touring in Europe and North America. As a founder member of the Elgin Piano Trio she played throughout the UK to critical acclaim from 1999 to 2009. and currently plays with the Orchestra of the Swan, Mid-Wales Opera and members of the Harborough Collective. She has broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and Granada TV and has recorded for the Somm and Metier record labels.
Our streamed event can be viewed on the Department of Music YouTube channel.
Open to all. Our digital events will be premiered at the stated start time and will be available to view for one-month.