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Magnard Wind Ensemble: Take Note Ensemble
Friday 6th March 2020, 1:00 pm
Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. Shiner) Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major
Robert Schumann (arr. Shiner) Selections from Kinderszenen
Paul Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik
Amy Beach Pastorale
György Ligety Six Bagatelles
William Byrd (arr. McDermid) Vigilate from Cantiones Sacrae 1589
The outstanding Magnard Ensemble presents a programme that explores overcoming adversity in a number of ways, ranging from political unrest in Soviet Russia, Elizabethan England and turbulent wartime Europe to the achievements of Amy Beach: the first American woman to compose, publish and premiere a symphony.
Take Note is the Chiltern Arts Young Artist Platform, discovering and championing outstanding young ensembles. Since 2012 the Magnard Ensemble has built a reputation for delivering high-quality performances and dynamic educational projects. Making their international debut at the Culture & Convention Centre Lucerne, Switzerland in January 2017, they have appeared at venues ranging from Wigmore Hall and St Martin-in-the-Fields to festivals and societies nationwide.
– There are some steps into the churchyard, but access to the church is step-free
– Toilets available (not wheelchair-accessible)
– Village parking only