International Festival of Chamber Music 2013

Fugues & Fantasies
21-24 February 2013

 


watkinsduoPaul Watkins Cello
Huw Watkins Piano

THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 8.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Debussy Sonata for cello and piano
Britten Cello Suite no. 3
Hellawell atria for cello and piano (BMS commission)
Mendelssohn Cello Sonata in D

“Seraphic cello-playing…Paul Watkins… turns even an off-beat pizzicato into a thing of joy”
The Guardian

Listen to Paul Watkins here

 


QUB_smsaStudent Showcase Recital

FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 1.10PM
Harty Room, QUB Music Building

Presented in association with Queen’s University School of Creative Arts, featuring final-year and postgraduate performers.


razumovskyRazumovsky Ensemble

FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 8.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Schumann Fantasiestücke, op. 88
John Ireland Phantasie Trio in A minor
Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor

“…they open a world of music-making fabulously rich in tone colours, ensemble precision, and lyrical sweep of a kind rarely met this side of paradise…. Each Razumovsky member may be king of their chosen instrument, but they scale the heavens as a team.”
The Times

 


koganChamber Masterclass
with Oleg Kogan

SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 11.00AM
Sonic Lab, Sonic Arts Research Centre, QUB
(situated in Cloreen Park, next to Chlorine Gardens off the Malone Road)

Oleg Kogan, founder of the Razumovsky Ensemble, takes Emma Gilmartin, Phoebe White and Christopher Ellis through their paces.

 


barritt-lisneyPaul Barritt Violin
James Lisney Piano

SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 1.30PM
Great Hall, QUB

Beethoven Sonata in A, op. 30 no. 1
Bartók Rhapsody no. 1
Schubert Fantasy in C, D 934

Belfast-born Paul Barritt celebrates his 60th year in 2013, and BMS is delighted to welcome him back to his city of birth with long-time duo partner, James Lisney.


jablonskiPeter Jablonski Piano

SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 8.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Programme of works by BachLigetiChopin and Grieg

 

 


coffeeconcert2013Coffee Concert

Laura Sheerin Soprano
Laura Murphy Mezzo Soprano
Aaron O’Hare Baritone
Ruth McGinley Piano

SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2013 AT 11.30AM
Harty Room, QUB Music Building

Presenting three exciting young singers with one of Northern Ireland’s outstanding pianists in a programme celebrating the centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth.

niopera

This concert is presented in partnership with NI Opera’s Young Artists’ Programme.


royalsqRoyal String Quartet

SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2012 AT 3.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Mozart String Quartet no. 8 in F K.168
Szymanowski String Quartet no. 2
Beethoven String Quartet no. 10 in E flat major, op. 74 (‘Harp’)

The Royal String Quartet is QUB Quartet in Residence

“…brimming with musical intelligence and finesse.”
The Strad


radio3

The Razumovsky Ensemble and Peter Jablonski concerts were broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Lunchtime Concert during the week of 5-8 March 2013.