Future Concerts

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 7.30pm, Marryat Hall

Doric String Quartet

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BrittenString Quartet no.1 in D
HaydnString Quartet in A op.20.6
MendelssohnString Quartet in E flat op.44.3

Soon after their selection by the Young Concert Artists Trust in 2006, the Doric String Quartet started winning prizes on the international stage, including first prize at the Osaka International Chamber Music Competition. They are now accustomed to playing in some of the world’s most famous concert halls, from the Wigmore Hall in London to the Amsterdam Concertgebouw. Praise for their concerts at the Frick Collection in New York and the Library of Congress in Washington has led to their also making annual visits to North America. Now widely regarded as one of the best string quartets in the UK, they are making their third appearance in Dundee.

-> Doric Quartet's website
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Wed, 01 Nov 2017 7.30pm, Marryat Hall

Aurea Quartet and Gildas Quartet

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StraussSextet from Capriccio

Within a year of their formation, the Aurea Quartet won a special prize at the Sándor Végh International Chamber Music Competition in Budapest. Since then they have been selected for residencies by Enterprise Music Scotland, the Wye Valley Chamber Festival and the Royal Northern College of Music. The Gildas Quartet are Park Lane Group Young Artists, City Music Foundation Artists and Junior Fellows at the Birmingham Conservatoire. They have performed at the Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room in London and broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Together these two young quartets will play Mendelssohn’s early masterpiece, his string octet.

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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 7.30pm, Marryat Hall

Coriolan String Trio

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BeethovenString Trio in D op.9.2
SchnittkeString Trio
MozartDivertimento in E flat K563

Sara Wolstenholme (violin) has played concertos with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Halle Orchestra, and is regularly invited to be guest principal of other orchestras. She was leader of the Finzi Quartet until 2012. The violist Ruth Gibson studied at the Royal College with Lawrence Power. In 2011 she was chosen to play solo with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, and is now busy with both solo work and chamber music. Robin Michael was for ten years the cellist of the highly regarded Fidelio Trio. He is now principal cello of the English Baroque Soloists and has been guest principal with several other orchestras, including the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

-> Coriolan's website
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Sun, 14 Jan 2018 7.30pm, Marryat Hall

Yann Ghiro, Naomi Pavri and Fali Pavri

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BeethovenClarinet Trio
PoulencSonata for Clarinet and Piano
MayerPrabhanda (Indian pieces)
DebussySonata for Cello and Piano
BrahmsClarinet Trio

The cellist Naomi Boole-Masterson is well-known to Dundee audiences through her membership of the Scottish Ensemble and her solo performances of the cello concertos of Elgar and Dvořák with the Dundee Symphony Orchestra. Her husband Fali Pavri, a professor of piano at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, has also played solo with DSO, recently with the Grieg piano concerto. His CD devoted to the Swiss composer Volkmar Andreae was judged outstanding by International Record Review. Together, husband and wife join with Yann Ghiro, principal clarinet of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, to play the clarinet trios of both Beethoven and Brahms.

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Thu, 01 Feb 2018 7.30pm, Caird Hall

Steven Osborne

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BrahmsIntermezzo in C sharp minor op.117.3
BeethovenPiano Sonata in E op.109
BrahmsIntermezzo in B flat minor op.117.2
BeethovenPiano Sonata in A flat op.110
BrahmsIntermezzo in E flat op.117.1
BeethovenPiano Sonata in C minor op.111

Steven Osborne is widely recognised as one of the finest pianists of his generation. After winning prizes in international competitions in the early stages of his career, he has now won a number of awards for his recordings. He gives solo recitals and plays with major orchestras both in Britain and around the world.

The audience, as one, was agog … Osborne’s attack is ferocious and fearless, his tenderness beyond words. His self appears subsumed in service to the composer. This is the best it gets. (The Observer)

-> Steven Osborne's website
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Tue, 20 Feb 2018 Venua TBA, 7:30pm

Cavendish Winds

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DanziQuintet no.2 in G minor
MozartAdagio & Allegro in F minor K594
PiazzolaLibertango (arr. for wind quintet)
LigetiSix Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
NielsenWind Quintet

The Cavendish Winds ensemble, a quintet comprising flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and horn, was formed at the Royal Academy of Music in 2014. Since then they have been finalists in the Royal Overseas League Competition, and currently hold a joint fellowship awarded by the Royal Academy and the Wigmore Hall. Their Dundee concert is part of a tour of Scotland awarded to them by the Tunnell Trust, which has judged them to be one of the best young chamber-music ensembles in the UK.

-> Cavendish Winds website
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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 Venua TBA, 7:30pm

Castalian Quartet

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HadynString Quartet in D minor op.76.2
BrittenString Quartet no.2 in C
SchubertString Quartet in A minor Rosamunde

Shortly after their formation in 2011, the Castalian Quartet won frst prize and the audience prize at the Hanover Next Generation Chamber Music Competition, and they have since gained frst prize and three special awards at the 2015 Lyon International Chamber Music Competition. They now play regularly throughout Britain and the rest of Europe, appearing at festivals in Heidelberg, Lugano and Hamburg as well as Cheltenham, Aldeburgh and the East Neuk. They have played at the Wigmore Hall, King’s Place and the Purcell Room in London and have broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Previous appearances in Dundee have been so well received that this is their third invitation to play here.

-> Castalian's website