The 2006/2007 season of the Linton Music Society

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Mitra Alice Tham

Saturday 21 October 2006 7.30pm
Linton Village College


Born in 1988 and Singapore Grand Prix winner at the age of eight, Mitra has won many awards and performed extensively as a solo pianist in Europe, the Far East and in the UK. Apart from her virtuosic and interpretive skills in her piano playing she has a special talent as a composer and improviser. In this concert she plays Bach's Goldberg Variations along with works by Grieg, Prokofieff, Kreisler's Liebesleid and Schumann's Faschingsschwank

Prime Brass

Presented in association with
Cambridge Music Festival

Saturday 11 November 2006 7.30pm
Linton Village College

Extra Concert !


This popular Cambridge ensemble's lively programme has something for everyone. The Mozart anniversary is embraced with his Turkish Rondo, performed with Dave Brubeck's jazzy tribute Blue Rondo a la turk, the evocative score A Londoner in New York by award-winning TV composer Jim Parker, and music by Duke Ellington, Bach and Handel.

Tickets for this concert are available to members at £6 (£3 off the door price)

New Cambridge Singers

Saturday 9 December 2006 7.30pm
St Marys Church Linton

Chris Brown conductor

As well as traditional Christmas carols and music from the 16th to 20th centuries including Gabrielli and Howells, NCS will be singing newly commissioned settings of the mediaeval text Adam lay ybounden along with the well-known setting by Boris Ord. The composers will include the choir's president Tim Brown and others who have links with the choir.

John Myerscough and Alasdair Beatson

Saturday 10 February 2007 7.30pm
Linton Village College


Winner of the Royal Overseas League Gold Medal and First Prize in 2006, John Myerscough was heard last season in Linton in his role as cellist of the acclaimed Doric String Quartet. He returns as a soloist with pianist Alasdair Beatson in a recital which includes the Sonata for Cello and Piano in E Minor, Op 38 by Brahms and Mendelssohn's Sonata, Op 58.

Morgan Szymanski

Saturday 17 March 2007 7.30pm
St Mary's Church, Linton


An evening of Mediterranean and Latin American music for solo guitar will include works by the Spanish composers Albeniz and Tarrega and music from Mexico, Paraguay and Argentina. Born in Mexico City in 1979, Morgan Szymanski went on study in Amsterdam and London before becoming the first solo guitarist to be selected by Young Concert Artists Trust in London, and was recently awarded a junior Fellowship at the Royal College of Music.

Linden Trio

Saturday 14 April 2007 7.30pm
Linton Village College


Eleanor Reeves flute

NickWolmark horn
Ralph Woodward piano

The Linden Trio has been formed recently, performing its debut concert to acclaim in July 2006. Highly successful as individual performers the Trio performs works for horn and piano, flute and piano as well as arrangements of repertoire for all three instruments. This concert will include Beethoven's Sonata for Horn and Piano Op 11, Poulenc's Sonata for Flute and Piano, and works by Schumann and Mendelssohn.

Razumovsky Quartet

Saturday 2 June 2007 7.30pm
Linton Village College


Frances Mason
Hilary Sturt
Christopher Wellington
lan Pressland
Phyllida Maude-Roxby viola

Beethoven Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2
Dvorak Quartet in E flat, Op 51
Mozart Quintet in G minor, K516

One of Dvorak's most amiably Bohemian works is framed by Beethoven in his prime and an unquestionable masterpiece, Mozart's great Quintet in G minor. The Rasumovsky Quartet, with Phyllida Maude-Roxby, make a welcome return to Linton with classics of the string chamber repertoire.

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