International Festival of Chamber Music 2018

festival20162–4 March 2018

 

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Student Showcase Recital 2 March 2018 1.10pm

2015-02-22 12.16.54Friday 2 March 2018 1.10pm
Harty Room, QUB

Free admission

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

 



Ailish Tynan 2 March 2018 7.30pm

Ailish Tynan soprano

Iain Burnside piano

Friday 2 March, 7.30pm
Great Hall, QUB

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Programme to include works by Brahms, Grieg, Fauré and Debussy.



Rebekah Durston (violin)

Saturday 3 March 2018 10.30 am
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

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(babies are free)
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Rebekah Durston began studying the violin at the age of seven and attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Junior Department. She was a music scholar at Charterhouse, before going to the University of York to study music and continuing her studies as a postgraduate at the Royal College of Music as a Leverhulme Scholar. She was awarded the Century Early Music Prize and graduated with distinction.Rebekah subsequently worked all over Europe as a violinist while based in London, and enjoyed performing with the King’s Consort, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Handel Orchestra and the Academy of Ancient Music, to name a few. In 2001 she moved to Northern Ireland with her young family and started to teach violin. In 2007 she founded the Ballymena Chamber Orchestra, a highly successful community-based orchestra that performs regularly throughout the year.

She was awarded a BEM in the New Year’s Honours List for her services to music in Northern Ireland.

 



Rebekah Durston (violin)

Saturday 3 March 2018 11.30 am
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Tickets: £5.00 per adult
(babies are free)
NB At least one adult per baby

Online tickets sales processed by We Got Tickets. Concerts often sell out in advance. If we are sold out, you may be able to get tickets from our partners, the Crescent Arts Centre, here.

Rebekah Durston began studying the violin at the age of seven and attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama Junior Department. She was a music scholar at Charterhouse, before going to the University of York to study music and continuing her studies as a postgraduate at the Royal College of Music as a Leverhulme Scholar. She was awarded the Century Early Music Prize and graduated with distinction.

Rebekah subsequently worked all over Europe as a violinist while based in London, and enjoyed performing with the King’s Consort, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the London Handel Orchestra and the Academy of Ancient Music, to name a few. In 2001 she moved to Northern Ireland with her young family and started to teach violin. In 2007 she founded the Ballymena Chamber Orchestra, a highly successful community-based orchestra that performs regularly throughout the year.

She was awarded a BEM in the New Year’s Honours List for her services to music in Northern Ireland.

 



Llyr Williams 3 March 2018 1.30pm

Llŷr Williams piano

Saturday 3 March, 1.30pm
Great Hall, QUB

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Schumann      4 Nachtstücke, op.23
Tchaikovsky   ‘April’, ‘June’, ‘November’ and ‘February’ from The Seasons
Rachmaninov Nos 9, 10, 11 and 12 from Preludes, op. 32, and nos 8 and 10 from Preludes, op. 23
Scriabin           Sonata No.5, op.53



London Mozart Players 3 March 2018 7.30pm

London Mozart Players Chamber Ensemble

Saturday 3 March, 7.30pm
Great Hall, QUB

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Mozart         Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, K. 452
Poulenc       Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano, FP. 43
Ibert             Cinq Pièces for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Beethoven  Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, op. 16



Chamber Masterclass

Chamber Masterclass

Sunday 4 March, 11.00am
(Coffee from 10.30 am)
Harty Room, QUB

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Two student ensembles are put through their paces by members of the London Mozart Players Chamber Ensemble.


 


Armida Quartet 4 March 2018 3.00pm

Armida Quartet

Sunday 4 March, 3.00pm
Great Hall, QUB

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Beethoven Quartet no 8, op. 59 no. 2
Prokofiev
Quartet no. 2, op. 92
Smetana
Quartet no. 1 (‘From My Life’)


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