The Art of Sound

Around the world in music

FAMILIES are invited to join the Mini BSO for a musical trip around the world at Poole Lighthouse from 11.15 on Satur­day 28th October. The fun-filled morning takes the Mini BSO and their audience on a journey around the world, using instruments to explore different countries and cultures. It’s a great way to introduce children…

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Drama of Mozart with English Concert

SOPRANO Lucy Crowe joins The Eng­lish Concert for their third performance at Taunton Brewhouse, on Thursday 26th October starting at 7.30pm. She specialises in baroque and classical opera, and so is the ideal pairing for the virtuosic writing in this all-Mozart programme.From his first opera seria, Mitridate, to Et incarnatus est from the Great Mass…

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Busch in Avon Valley

THE Busch Trio gives the next concert in the Avon Valley series, on Friday 27th October at The Trinity Centre in Ring­wood, starting at 7.30pm. Their programme includes works by Mozart, Shostakovich and Schubert. The trio  – pianist Omri Epstein, violinist Mathieu van Bellen and cellist Ori Epstein – are fast developing into one of…

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Music from Salzburg

THE musicians of Bournemouth Symph­ony Orchestra will be joined by Bruno Delepelaire, first principal cello of the Berlin Philharmonic, to perform music from Salzburg musical dynasties at Portsmouth Guildhall on Friday 20th October. Under the baton of guest conductor Reinhard Goebel they will perform Michael Haydn’s Cello Concerto and  works by Wofgang Amadeus Mozart and…

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Tincleton Gallery debut

PIANIST Ana Laura Manero makes her debut at Tincleton Gallery on Friday and Saturday 20th and 21st October. The advertised concerts for those days, featuring Duncan Honeybourne, have been rescheduled in December. Laura’s recitals, both starting at 8pm,  will feature music by Beethoven, Schumann and Chopin. The Venezuelan pianist,  head of keyboard at Sherborne School…

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Celebrating Chopin

PIANIST Lucy Parham is joined by Dame Harriet Walter and her husband Guy Paul for one of the highlights of this year’s Dorchester Literary Festival, at the Corn Exchange on Sunday 22nd October at 8pm. Nocturne: The Romantic Life of Frederic Chopin is the third programme of words and music created by Lucy Parham. Scripted…

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Cathedral girls get ready for Advent and Christmas

SALISBURY Cathedral’s girl choristers are preparing for the busy Advent and Christmas period during which choristers sing 30 services and two major concerts. In readiness for this packed programme, five girls have been promoted to senior positions in the choir. Grace Stephens-Spada, from Finchley, North London,  has become Dean’s Chorister, the head girl chorister. A…

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Wessex Quartet at Tincleton Gallery

WHEN is a quartet not a quartet. The answer, at Tincleton Gallery in the Old School House at Tincleton near Dorchester, on 20th October, is when it is a trio! The Wessex Piano Quartet will be giving two concerts, playing as a trio on Friday 20th, and as the full quartet on Saturday 21st, in…

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GMC Sounds the Trumpet

GILLINGHAM Methodist Church celebrates a successful musical season on Fri­day 20th October, when regular annual GMC star Prof Ian Tracey is joined by trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins for an organ and brass spectacular entitled Sound the Trumpets. Starting at 7.30pm, the performance will feature works by Handel,  Bach, Purcell,  Franck, Haydn, Mozart, Dubois and John Stanley,…

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