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Rachel Roberts joins London Conchord Ensemble

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 1st March 2012

London Conchord Ensemble are delighted to announce that they have appointed Rachel Roberts as violist. Rachel Roberts is one of the leading British violists today and is in demand internationally as soloist and chamber musician. She appears at leading international festivals such as Festwochen Wien, Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg, Heimbach in Germany and Lofoten in Norway, playing chamber music at venues such as …

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Tasmin Little’s Delius Violin Concerto and Double Concerto CD

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 19th October 2011

The whole disk is ‘une merveille”. Tasmin Little’s Delius Violin Concerto and Double Concerto CD latest release on Chandos receives huge critical acclaim.

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The Olympianist Video

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 19th October 2011

Hot off the press watch a You Tube video for Anthony Hewitt’s forthcoming charity ‘Olympianist’ tour. Anthony embarks on this extraordinary recital cycle in May 2012.  View the Video


London Conchord Ensemble

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 8th October 2011

London Conchord Ensemble’s latest CD release ‘St Petersburg’ is attracting critical acclaim. The recording brings together works by four composers at the forefront of St Petersburg’s musical life in four succeeding generations during a period when St Petersburg was the centre of Russian musical culture.

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The Olympianist

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 8th October 2011

International prize winning pianist, Anthony Hewitt takes to the road with his bicycle and piano in May 2012 raising money for charity. To celebrate the London 2012 Olympics, he will cycle the length and breath of Britain, from Land’s End to John O’Groats, with his piano training in a van, in aid of charity. At the end of each grueling leg of the ride he will give a recital either outdoors on the van or in a venue where he is invited to perform.

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Dimension Trio – Beethoven Triple

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 10th June 2011

Dimension Trio will play the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Brighton Philharmonic and Barry Wordsworth on 2 October 2011. Becoming increasingly known for their subtle and outstanding performance of this work the trio have previously played the concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, Orquestra Odissea and the Wroclaw and Lodz Philharmonic.


Thomas Carroll plays Shostakovich

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 9th June 2011

Thomas Carroll plays Shostakovich Cello Concerto No.1 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Leo Hussain in Newtown on 25 September.   For further information please click here


Dimension Trio – debut recording

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 8th June 2011

Dimension Trio will record their debut CD for Champs Hill Records for release in 2012. Further news on the disc will appear here in due course.


Tasmin Little – an Elegiac Elgar Season

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 7th June 2011

Watch out for Tasmin Little as she plays the Elgar Violin Concerto throughout the 2011/2012 Season. Performances include the Ulster Orchestra on 21 October, Singapore Symphony Orchestra on 11 November and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in Edinburgh on 3 February 2012 and in Glasgow on 4 February 2012.


High Praise for Tasmin Little’s Elgar at her 17th appearance at the BBC Proms in the Royal Albert Hall in London

Posted By: Sinead O'Carroll, 6th June 2011

Tasmin’s performance of the Elgar Concerto with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis garnered high praise from the press.

‘Tasmin Little has clocked up some 70 performances of the piece, and her interpretation seems to grow ever more refined. No parade of sobs and throbs for her; yet we still felt the ardour as the violin’s golden thread weaved and soared through Elgar’s tapestry of yearning and regret’
The Times, August 2011


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