The 2005/2006 season of the Linton Music Society

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Yonty Soloman

Saturday 8 October 2005 7.30pm
Linton Village College

Yonty Soloman, piano

Yonty Solomon has enjoyed a distinguished worldwide career in recitals, concertos and chamber-music and has been a soloist throughout the world. His exciting programme includes Mozart's Sonata in A minor K310, Chopin's Bolero in C major Opus 19, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

Yonty Solomon. a magnificent pianist Journal de Geneve
...a master of his art who identifies totally with his instrument Melbourne- Herald Sun

Opus Anglicanum

Saturday 3 December 2005 7.30pm
St Marys Church Linton

Opus Anglicanumwith John Touhey, reader

A MEDIAEVAL CHRISTMAS 'Mediaeval Carols'- a serene sequence of liturgical carols, songs and chant from the Middle Ages

Opus Anglicanum features five unaccompanied men's voices comprising singers with a background in choirs such as King's College Cambridge and the London early music scene. With reader John Touhey, formerly of the BBC World Service.

Most thought provoking, very professional, and exuding enthusiasm at all times. South West Arts

** Daytime Workshop: Get to know and sing carols and liturgical Christmas music from the mediaeval era, and rehearse items for performance in the evening's concert.
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Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne

Saturday 11 February 2006 7.30pm
Linton Village College

Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne, violin
Richard Hyung-ki Joo, piano

Former BBC Young Musician of the Year, Rafal Zambrzycki-Payne has performed with many of the major UK orchestras, and has made many international festival appearances and broadcasts. He performs here with grand prize winner of the Stravinsky International Piano Competition, Richard Hyung-Ki Joo, in a programme which includes the Mozart Violin Sonata K378, Beethoven's Sonata No 4 in A minor Op 23 and Ravel's Violin Sonata in G major '

'Zambrzycki-Payne played with bite all evening, leaping the technical hurdles with abandon' -The Strad

Cappella Artois

Saturday 11 March 2006 7.30pm
St Mary's Church, Linton

Cappella Artois

Cappella Artois, formed in 2001 by six Cambridge undergraduates, is now based in London and is in wide demand. Beginning as a traditional barbershop ensemble, the group now includes a wide range of male voice singing, from early renaissance music to popular songs.

This concert will feature music from mediaeval times until the present day; from Tallis to Vaughan-Williams, including madrigals, folksongs and spirituals from both the English and European Schools. And for a lighter second half a range of barbershop and close harmony standards coupled with the group's own idiosyncratic arrangements of popular songs, including Gershwin's I got Rhythm and numbers from West Side Story and The Jungle Book .

Doric String Quartet

Saturday 29 April 2006 7.30pm
Linton Village College

Doric String Quartet

Beethoven String Quartet in F major, Op 18 No 1
Bartok String Quartet No 6
Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op 41 No 1

Established over seven years ago the Doric String Quartet has performed to critical acclaim in most of the major British chamber music venues, including five recitals at the Wigmore Hall, and also many in Europe. Professionalism, understanding in interpretation, and finesse lie at the heart of this young quartet, whose success has led both to many engagements as well as to the residency at the Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford upon Avon.
The Doric is a quartet to watch The Daily Telegraph
Alert rapport and flexible expressive response...made for compelling listening The Times

Haydn Chamber Orchestra

Dennis Lee

Saturday 13 May 2006 7.30pm
Linton Village College

Haydn Chamber Orchestra
Nicholas Collon, conductor
Dennis Lee, piano

Founded in 1983 by musicians living in Islington the Haydn Chamber Orchestra gives regular concerts in and around North London, providing classical music of the highest standard. With young guest conductor Nicholas Collon and the eminent pianist Dennis Lee, they play a programme which includes the Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, Mendelssohn's Fair Melusina and Haydn's Symphony No.99 in Eb.

Anna Hashimoto

Sunday 4 June 2006 3.00pm
St Mary's Church, Linton

Tea Concert

Anna Hashimoto, clarinet
Miyako Hashimoto, piano

Virtuoso works for the clarinet including:-
Suite from the Victorian Kitchen Garden by Paul Reade and Concert Fantasy on Verdi's 'La Traviata' by Lovreglio.

Anna made her Barbican debut at the age of 15 playing the Weber Concertino with the English Chamber Orchestra in December 2004. She has given 4 performances of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto in 5 months and given recitals in England and Paris, and in Tokyo won 1st prize in a competition for clarinettists of which she was the youngest performer of 170 entries of no age limit and including professional performers.
Anna Hashimoto-Biography

Admission £9.00 adults includes tea and cakes. £2.00 children under 18. Tickets available at the door.

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