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Rush-Hour Session: Magnard Ensemble

Rush-Hour Session: Magnard Ensemble

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  • Date 06 Feb 2020
  • Time 6.00pm - 7.00pm
  • Category Music and performance

Concert Series 2019-20

Award-winning wind quintet Magnard Ensemble present an exhilarating programme of 20th and 21st-century works, journeying from Russian neo-Romanticism through to the cutting-edge of British compositional talent.

The ensemble are currently Making Music Selected Artists 2019-20, and have a forthcoming residency at Snape Maltings. Recent awards include ‘Young Artist’ platforms with the Tillett and Tunnell Trusts. CD releases comprise two discs dedicated to the music of Stephen Dodgson on Toccata Classics and the Roald Dahl-themed ‘Revolting Rhymes and Marvellous Music’ on Orchid Classics. Notable appearances include performances at the Wigmore Hall, Culture & Convention Centre Lucerne, the Bridgewater Hall, and broadcasts on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’.

Programme

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975; arr. Shiner): Prelude in F sharp major, Op. 87 No. 13
György Ligeti (1923 - 2006): Sech Bagatellen
Ewan CampbellThe Misinformation Machine
Darius Milhaud (1892-1974): La cheminée du roi René, Op. 205
Henri Tomasi (1901 - 1971): Cinq Danses Profanes et Sacrées

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Further information

There will be no interval during this event.

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Ticket prices are £5.00 (General admission); FREE for Royal Holloway students, Royal Holloway staff and children under the age of 16. Season Tickets apply to this event.

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