12th January 2018 7.30pm
Dinara Klinton (Piano)
kindly supported by Making Music’s Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists scheme.
|Bach-Busoni||Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532|
|Beethoven||Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101|
|Liszt||Transcendental Etudes Nos. 1-4|
“Dinara Klinton’s performance of Liszt’s Transcendental Études is astonishing. She is a real virtuoso, a born pianist, a very natural player.” Sir András Schiff
9th February 2018 7.30pm
Nick Morton (Baritone) + Harry Sever (Piano)
The recital will be preceded by an illustrated talk from Professor Brian Newbould, who is the Society’s President and a world authority on Schubert.
Of Nick Morton, Peter Reed says “his baritone is its own luxury casting” – Classical Source
9th March 2018 7.30pm
Solarek Piano Trio
|Schumann||Phantasie Pieces, Op. 73|
|Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel||Trio in D minor, Op. 11|
|Brahms||Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101|
Their concerts are well known for their informative and entertaining introductions. Sparkling performances combined with a friendly convivial atmosphere send audiences home elated.
13th April 2018 7.30pm
Sheku & Isata Kanneh-Mason (cello & piano)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason is a British cellist who won the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year award.
|J. S. Bach||Gamba Sonata No. 2 in D Major 14|
|Beethoven||Cello Sonata in g minor, Op. 5 No. 2 24|
|Debussy||Cello Sonata 12|
|Brahms||Sonata for cello and piano No.2 in F Major, Op. 99 28|
Sheku’s accompanist will be his sister, Isata who was also a finalist in the keyboard section of the BBC Young Musican of the Year award.
Young Musician Winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is just what classical music needs – Chi-Chi Nwanoku