Monthly Archives: June 2015

Gunther Schuller interview video on New Music Box from 2009

For anyone interested in further info on Gunther Schuller (who died yesterday at 89), his Third Stream music, or just the nature of music in general, there is a wonderful video and interview here on New Music Box. It includes … Continue reading

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East Sussex Community Chorus – A Night at the Opera, 27 June

This should be a fun evening with the East Sussex Community Choir at the Lewes Town Hall, Saturday 27 June at 7.30pm.  Loads of familiar opera choruses, duets and arias, from Mozart to Verdi and from Gilbert & Sullivan to … Continue reading

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Hear the Herschel Quartet at Herstmonceux, 4th July

Herschel Quartet at The Observatory Science Centre The evening will begin with Prosecco (or a soft drink) and canapés before you take your seat for the first half of the performance in an acoustically beautiful telescope dome. A delicious supper will be … Continue reading

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Lewes Chamber Music Festival: Coffee Concert, All Saints Centre, Sunday, June 14

Benjamin Britten must have had a joyful time composing his Three Suites For Solo Cello.All three were dedicated to and premiered by the great Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. Cello Suite No 2, Op 80, dating from 1967, was performed with verve and … Continue reading

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Lewes Chamber Music Festival: The London Haydn Quartet | 13 June, 2015

The town of Lewes was privileged to host the London Haydn Quartet for the fourth concert of the 2015 Lewes Chamber Music Festival. Beethoven’s last major work, the String Quartet in F Major, bears Beethoven’s mysterious riddle: Muss es sein? … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Nicola Benedetti with Worthing Symphony | 7 June 2015

The international phenomenon Nicola Benedetti, one of the most celebrated violinists of her generation, enthralled a packed audience at the Worthing Assembly Hall on a glorious Sunday afternoon. Playing the Brahms violin concerto in D with the Worthing Symphony, she … Continue reading

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