Future Concerts at St Marys’

You can  reserve a place by email at  concerts0310@yahoo.co.uk

 

or by using the form on this website at http://stmarychurchaberfoyle.org.uk/?page_id=124

Concerts and events will normally start at 3pm and we we will have a cup of tea ready for you after the concert.  We ask for donations in lieu of a ticket or entry price, so that your donation may (if you wish) qualify for Gift Aid


The Programme for 2018

 

Sunday 21October, 3.00 p.m.: Monzani Trio (flute, violin, cello);

Lee Holland, Flute • Rachel Spencer, Violin • Feargus Egan, Cello. The Monzani Trio is an exciting new partnership between three good friends, all successful performers in their own right, who have a passion for chamber music and an interest in exploring the diverse repertoire for flute, violin and cello.

Monzani Trio

Monzani Trio

Concert programme         Joseph Haydn, London Trios Hob. IV: 1-4
James Oswald, Sonata of Scots Songs
Béla Bartók, Roumainian Folk Dances
Eddie McGuire, Four Dorset Folk Songs
Eugene Walckiers, Grand Trio, Opus 35

LEE HOLLAND, Flute 
Born in London, Lee studied at the Purcell School of Music in
Hertfordshire and subsequently at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. During her studies, Lee won numerous competitions and scholarships, including the prestigious Musicians Benevolent award for study at Masters level. Currently as a freelance orchestral player Lee performs with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra of Scottish Opera. Recent performances have also included radio broadcasts with the Red Note Ensemble as part of the East Neuk Festival, and a performance of contemporary composer Charlotte Seither’s solo work Seul avec des Ombres, for a Pre-Prom Concert recorded by the BBC.

RACHEL SPENCER, Violin 
Violinist Rachel Spencer enjoys a wide-ranging freelance career as a soloist and chamber musician. Originally from Holmfirth in West Yorkshire, she studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and subsequently at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In addition to winning the major prizes and scholarships during her studies, in 2011 Rachel was selected as a Young Artist in Residence at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Rachel has appeared at festivals across Europe and on broadcasts for BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio London. As an orchestral player, Rachel performs regularly with the BBC Scottish Symphony, Scottish Chamber and Royal Scottish National Orchestras.

FEARGUS EGAN, Cello 
Feargus graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2012. In 2011 he graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with first class honours. He was formerly a member of the Arbellio string quartet, winning the Helen Just and Susan Connell prizes at the RCM. Feargus has performed with the Chillingirian, Jubilee and Maxwell Quartets and Quator Ebene, and at festivals in Cougain, France and Zeist, the Netherlands. Feargus currently pursues a freelance career where he teaches and performs regularly with orchestras including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

 

Sunday 18 November, 3.00 p.m.: St. Petersburg Resurrection Choir

Following their acclaimed visit three years ago, it will be a pleasure to welcome back this Russian choir, with their varied repertoire of classical and traditional folk singing.


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