International Festival of Chamber Music 2014

Music & Musicians From Northern Lands
13-16 February 2014

fidelio-rozarioFidelio Trio
Patricia Rozario Soprano

THURSDAY 13 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 8.00PM
Harty Room, QUB Music Building

Schumann Piano Trio no. 3, op. 110
Shostakovich Seven Songs on Poems by Alexander Blok, op. 127
Arensky Piano Trio no. 1, op. 32

“…sure-footed, rhythmically alive, directly communicative performances…”
International Record Review

 


QUB_smsaStudent Showcase Recital

FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2014 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.


hadland-polteraChristian Poltéra Cello
Christian Ihle Hadland Piano

FRIDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 8.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Grieg Intermezzo in A minor
Janáček Pohádka
Prokofiev Cello Sonata, op.119
Sibelius Malinconia, op. 20
Grieg Cello Sonata, op. 36

“Truls Mørk has tremendous stature as a recitalist…”
The Strad


jonathan-irynaChamber Babies
Live Classical Music for Little Listeners

SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2014<
10.00-10.40 AM and 11.00-11.40 AM
The Cube, Crescent Arts Centre

Chamber Babies is a new venture initiated by BMS in partnership with the Crescent Arts Centre. The concerts are relaxed and informal, and designed for babies and adults alike. You can walk, sway, crawl, roll, dance or just chill out to a carefully selected programme of short classical pieces designed both to engage and enchant (or soothe to sleep!) the youngest listeners and their mums and dads.

Presented by husband-and-wife duo Jonathan and Iryna Johnston (flute and piano).


vertavoVertavo String Quartet

SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 1.30PM
Great Hall, QUB

Hurum String Quartet in A minor, op. 6
Janáček Excerpts from On an Overgrown Path
Smetana String Quartet no. 1 (“From my Life”)

“…the Vertavos created fireworks with their tangible joy in playing: it is moments like these that make music truly magical.”
Hamburger Abenblatt

 


Trio-con-Brio-CopenhagenTrio con Brio Copenhagen

SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 8.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Grieg Andante con moto
Tüür Fata Morgana
Haydn Trio in C-major Hob. XV no. 27
Smetana Piano Trio in G minor, op. 15

“Glowing reports hold true. The Trio con Brio Copenhagen clearly occupies a lofty perch in today’s musical scene”
The Washington Post, USA


coffee2014Coffee Concert

Jean Wallace Soprano
Ioana Pipelea Soprano
Sarah Richmond Mezzo Soprano
Richard Shaffrey Tenor
David Quigley Piano

SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 11.30AM
Harty Room, QUB Music Building

Coffee from 11.00am. Concert starts 11.30 sharp.

niopera

BMS are delighted to be teaming up with NI Opera once again to present the four outstanding young singers on this year’s NI Opera Young Artists’ Programme. Their programme celebrates ‘German Birthdays’ with music by CPE Bach, Gluck and Richard Strauss, and they are accompanied by acclaimed Newry-born pianist David Quigley.


olli-mustonenOlli Mustonen Piano

SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2014 AT 3.00PM
Great Hall, QUB

Sibelius 10 Pieces for Piano, op. 58
Mustonen Piano Sonata no. 1
Prokofiev Children’s Album, op. 65
Prokofiev Sonata no. 6 in A major, op. 82

 


radio3The Truls Mørk, Trio con Brio Copenhagen and Olli Mustonen concerts were broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Lunchtime Concert from 11-14 March 2014.