Past concert programmes

16th June, 2018
Songs by Rachmaninov and Schubert
Valeria Guidotti (soprano), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
Brahms: 2 Songs with Viola Op 91
Bridge: 3 Songs with Viola
Angela Goodall (mezzo-soprano), Beatrice Sales (viola), Joe Ward (piano)
Works by Rubinstein, Rachmaninov, Shostakovitch and Petrov
Polina Loubnina (flute), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
J S Bach: Preludes and Fugues in E major from 'The Well Tempered Clavier'
Hugh O'Neal (piano)
Russian classical and folk songs
Daria Robertson (soprano), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
Last concert of the Season: Wine and soft drinks in the interval

28th April, 2018
Telemann: Fantasia No 1
Debussy: Syrinx
Karen Rash (solo flute)
Songs by Handel and Purcell
Pamela Cross (mezzo-soprano), Muriel Hart
Liszt: Three Petrarch Sonnets
John Bruzon (piano)
Zilah Castle: The Blackbird's song
John Corigliano: Three Irish Folksong Settings
Sue Mileham (soprano), Karen Rash (flute)
Followed by the AGM

24th March, 2018
Chopin: Polonnaise Fantasie
Jonathan Zoob
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (extracts)
Jean-Pierre Brzechwa, Timi Mohai
Bellini Songs: La farfaletta; Vanne, o rosa
Georgie Zeitlyn, Joe Ward
Clarinet and Piano items
Evelyn Harrison, Rosemary Kemp

24th February, 2018
Student Concert
Taking part:
Jodi Lee, James Carbis, Alex Nisbett, Alex Pert (piano)
Elizabeth Wilmot, Jemima Byrne, Mei-Ying Chow (soprano)
Molly O'Flynn (violin); Natasha O'Flynn (viola)
Gabriella Kaye (clarinet); Finn Hoytt (alto saxophone)
Four songs: Mozart; Humperdinck; Rodgers; Donald Swann
Jemima Byrne
Three songs: Brahms; Menotti; Kurt Weill
Elizabeth Wilmot
Some recordings (above) are available with permission

27th January, 2018
Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Faure: Elegie
Racheol Sierra (cello), Hugh O'Neal (piano)
Songs by Chabrier, Faure and Hahn
Tim Wilcox and Peter Williams
Bach: 2nd Partita C minor BWV 826
Rosemary Kemp (piano)
Massenet: Meditation from Thais
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen Op 20
Sophia Bartlette - violin, Joe Ward - piano

16th December, 2017
Berlioz: Le spectre de la rose; plus other rose-themed songs
Angela Goodall (mezzo-soprano), Joe Ward (piano)
Rachmaninov: Preludes
Ravel: Pavane pour une enfant defunte
Rosemary Kemp (piano)
Dvorak: Rusalka's song to the moon
Saint-Saens: Samson and Delilah
Catalini: Le Wally (Ebben? N'andro lontana)
Margot Miller (soprano), Rosemary Kemp (piano)
Songs by Quilter, Purcell, Handel, Cavalli and Dowland
Bob Ahern (tenor), Kevin Allen (piano)

11th November, 2017
Beethoven: Violin sonata No 10 in G major, Op.96
Andrew Biggs (violin), Hugh O'Neal
Copland: Hoe Down; Variations (Appalachian Spring)
Gershwin: Three preludes arr. Stone
Zhanna Kemp, Norman Jacobs - piano duet
Frank Bridge: Piano sonata
Kevin Allen

7th October, 2017
Samuel Barber and Richard Rodney Bennett: Piano duets
Judith Maddison, Nicola Grunberg
Mozart: Violin sonata B flat K378
Cynthia Eraut (violin), Nicola Grunberg (piano)
Scubert: Piano sonata A minor, D.845
Hugh O'Neal
Schumann: Maria Stuart Lieder, Op.135
Jane Money (mezzo-soprano), Richard Haslam (piano)

9th September, 2017
Arnold Bax: Sonata for viola and piano
Beatrice Sales, Kevin Allen
Songs by Arne, Saint-Saens and Henry Bishop
Sue Mileham, Karen Rash with Nicola Grunberg (piano)
Bach/Cortot: arrangement of the Arioso from the F Minor Keyboard Concerto.
Liszt: Funerailles
John Bruzon

17th June, 2017
In Memory of Jacquie Currie
Scarlatti: Arietta L.423
Mozart: Adagio in B minor K 540
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543 (arr Liszt)
John Bruzon (piano)
Mozart: Un moto gioia mi sento K579
Bellini: Tre ariette
Beatrice Monaco (soprano), John Bruzon (piano)
Ernesto Nazareth: Brazilian Tangos
Jonathan Steele (piano)
Georges Hue: Fantaisie
Karen Rash (flute), John Bruzon (piano)
Chopin: Waltz in A minor Op 34 No 2
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 11 in A minor
John Bruzon

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Friday Concerts


A series of lunchtime concerts at Brighton Unitarian Church, New Road Brighton.

Falmer Church recital


Sunday, 6th May, 5.30pm:  Lucinda Houghton (S), Sara Gourlay (MS), Howard Beach. (Changed from 17 March)

Latest review by Dr Jenner

This review (a little late in appearing) refers to the opening concert last September.

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