Pianist Simon Callaghan presents his work on under-explored composers and offers insights into how to approach this area of the repertoire. Illustrating the positive impact of this activity on his career, Callaghan will discuss how these valuable endeavours can feed back into a rewarding performance schedule.
Musicologist and author Susan Youens will give a talk on ‘The Wanderer and the Romantic Imagination’, following which Edward Jowle and Roger Vignoles will perform a selection of Schubert Songs, before Simon Callaghan’s performance of the ‘Wanderer’ Fantasy.
2.30pm: St Mary’s Church
Illustrated talk by lecturer and broadcaster Richard Wigmore with assistance from the Fitzwilliam String Quartet and pianist Simon Callaghan on the music to be performed in the afternoon’s concert.
3.30pm: St Mary’s Church
Illustrated talk by lecturer and broadcaster Richard Wigmore with assistance from pianist Simon Callaghan on the music to be performed in the evening’s concert.
A solo recital including the complete solo piano works by Rebecca Clarke.
Two works by George Dyson will be included, to celebrate the composer's 140th birthday on the day of the concert!
An inclusive, relaxed performance, welcoming all audiences without the formality of the concert hall!
You are invited to discover Schumann’s masked ball, meeting along the way a colourful cast of characters including some familiar and not-so-familiar faces, depicted in beautiful, virtuosic and exciting piano miniatures.
This performance is BSL interpreted and fully wheelchair accessible. Babies and toddlers welcome!