Engagements - 2018

Saturday 6th October - St'Thomas' Anglican Cathedral, High St., Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 2HA.

Solent Symphony Orchestra

Sibelius - Finlandia

Brahms - Violin Concerto (Soloist: Catherine Lawlor)

Saint-Saëns - Symphony 3 (Organ Symphony) (David Price: organ)

I, together with one of my students George, will be taking the 4 hand piano part in the Saint-Saëns classic !
Yes it's that one - "That'll do pig; that'll do".
Here's a snippet of the finale of the 4th movement :- https://youtu.be/EWZFkib99uo
 

Be there !!

Tickets: £10, £5 (students), Kids for a Quid On the door, online from Ticketsource or from 01730 601074

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Sunday 25th November - 3:30pm, Friends of Sidholme Music Room, Sidholme Hotel,
Elysian Fields, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8UJ

A Sunday afternoon recital with Baritone Alex Poulton

And some solo piano with myself.

War Embers: A Treasury of Song and Solo Piano

Programme:

Vaughan Williams
Linden Lea
Fararr
Silent Noon
Somervell
On the idle hill of summer
 
Tchaikovsky

Troika
О если б ты могла хоть на единый миг
Nur Wer die Sehnsucht Kennt

 
Fauré
Les berceaux
Poulenc
Lune d’avril (la courte paille)
Debussy
Noel des Enfants
 
Debussy
Clair de Lune
 
Somervell
Into my heart an air that kills
Butterworth
The lads in their hundreds
Butterworth
Is my team ploughing?
 
Novello

Keep The Home Fires Burning
And Her Mother Came too

 

Free Entry : Retiring Collection in aid of

Music Room Restoration Fund

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Completed Engagements - 2018

Saturday 19th May - 7:30pm St. Peters Church, The Square, Petersfield, Hants, GU32 3HS

Evening Recital with Mikhail Lezdkan and friends

MYSTICAL VISIONS

Myself (Piano)

Mikhail Lezdkan ('Cello)

Oliver Nelson (Violin)

Rob Blanken (Clarinet)

Angela Zanders (Piano)

Alexia Mankovskaya (Soprano)

Programme:-

1st half:-

Rachmaninov's Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G-minor (myself on piano; with Violin, and Cello.

Glazunov's Chant du Ménestrel, Op.71 (myself on piano; with 'Cello)

From Scriabin's 'Preludes Opus 17' Nos 3 & 6 (myself solo)

The 2nd half will feature Olivier Messiaen's wartime masterpiece: Quartet for the End of Time (1944) - with spoken words by Piers Burton-Page (Retired Radio 3 Presenter)

Admission - Free with a Retiring Collection.

How did it go ? Contact St. Peter's Church

Mystical Visions
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Sunday 17th June - 7:30pm Royal Marines Museum Southsea, Portsmouth, PO4 9PX

I took the Harpsichord part with The Solent Symphony Orchestra

Programme:

Handel - Concerto Grosso in Bb for Strings and Oboes

Danzi - Sinfonia Concertante for Flute and Clarinet

(Helen Walton: flute and Robert Blanken: clarinet)

Mozart - Symphony 29

See Solent Symphony Orchesta website for full details and ticket information.

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Saturday 7th July - 2:30pm & 7:30pm, Station Theatre, West Town, Hayling Island, PO11 0EH
I provided the Piano/keyboard accompaniment for both Saturday performances. Freek Street
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Saturday 14th July - 7:30 pm St Peter’s Church, Petersfield

I took the Harpsichord part with The Solent Symphony Orchestra

Programme:

This is a repeat of the program performed on Sunday 7th June at the Royal Marines Museum, Southsea - of which a reviewer commented :- "This was a summer concert not to be missed ........"

Handel - Concerto Grosso in Bb for Strings and Oboes

Danzi - Sinfonia Concertante for Flute and Clarinet

(Helen Walton: flute and Robert Blanken: clarinet)

Mozart - Symphony 29

See Solent Symphony Orchesta website for full details and ticket information.

There was a retiring Collection in aid of The Rosemary Foundation :

The Rosemary Foundation is a Charity providing a ‘Hospice at Home’ service in Petersfield and the surrounding towns and villages. It is intended to help patients in the latter stage of life threatening conditions.

Solent Symphony Orchestra 14 July 2018
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Engagements - 2019

Breaking News Feb. 2018

Provisional information

I've been invited back to appear as Guest Soloist with the Brunel Sinfonia, Bristol

on 6th July 2019

to perform

Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major.

Venue likely to be Redlands Hall, Bristol.

Redland Hall Bristol

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Saturday 5th October 2019 - Venue TBA

I will be performing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major

as Soloist with The Solent Symphony Orchestra

in Portsmouth.

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