RHAGLEN 2016-2017 PROGRAMME

The Busch Ensemble



FRIDAY 31st MARCH 2017


THE BUSCH ENSEMBLE

The Busch Piano Trio has emerged as the leading British piano trio among the new generation of performers, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences across the U.K. and Europe. Critics praise their'incredible unity, abundant facility and deep musical understanding'. All three members have won solo prizes in international competitions.

The Solem String Quartet

FRIDAY 14th OCTOBER 2016 THE SOLEM STRING QUARTET

This multi-award-winning quartet are the current rising stars on the String Quartet scene, following closely in the footsteps of the brilliant Piatti Quartet that opened our Jubilee season. They have performed in the most prestigious venues across the UK, as well as performing internationally in several European countries.



The Kanneh-Mason Family

THURSDAY 3rd NOVEMBER 2016

KANNEH-MASON FAMILY. EXTRA CONCERT IN SUPPORT OF

'SHOWCASING YOUTH/

The Kanneh - Mason Family, including the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year, 17 year old cellist Sheku. £5 to Music Club Members.

Sofya Gulyak

FRIDAY 11th NOVEMBER 2016 SOFYA GULYAK (PIANO)

In September 2009, Russian pianist Sofya won the Leeds International Piano Competition- the first woman ever to achieve this distinction. Since then she has appeared all over the world to great acclaim. She comes to us via the Barbican in London: she leaves us to play at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Some sandwich!

Alex Lomeiko and Antonina Suhanova

FRIDAY 27th JANUARY 2017

ALEX LOMEIKO (VIOLIN) & ANTONINA SUHANOVA (PIANO)

(Sponsored by the Countess of Munster Trust) New Zealand violinist, Alex Lomeiko, who has been described as one of the most talented and virtuoso musicians of her age. Her Latvian accompanist, Antonina Suhanova, enjoys a similar reputation, having won competitions in several European countries

Classic Rhythm

FRIDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2017

CLASSIC RHYTHM

When last here, Classic Rhythm 'went down a storm'. Playing a vast array of instruments, Chris Brannick (percussion) is a legend in his own lifetime; Adrian Sutcliffe is a fine pianist and a highly gifted arranger; Helen O'Connell (flute) is a highly talented bundle of fun: a special, versatile and very musical group.

The Busch Ensemble

FRIDAY 31st MARCH 2017

THE BUSCH ENSEMBLE

The Busch Piano Trio has emerged as the leading British piano trio among the new generation of performers, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences across the U.K. and Europe. Critics praise their'incredible unity, abundant facility and deep musical understanding'. All three members have won solo prizes in international competitions.