Classical

Lunchtime Classical Concert: Santiago Quartet

Thursday 28 FEBRUARY 2019 Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical Concert: Santiago Quartet Running time: 1 hour Santiago Quartet is a classical ensemble that blends the sensuous mood of tango music with vibrant energy and originality. In this concert of works by contemporary composers from Latin America, the Quartet will take the listener on a journey through the rhythms, melodies and unique sounds of this exciting music. Santiago Quartet plays works by living or recent composers. Their repertoire comes from many sources, […]

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Shivers

Saturday 9 MARCH 2019 Woodville Studio Theatre Shivers A trio of delightfully thrilling new ghost stories, set to the haunting sounds of the violin. The Book of Darkness & Light contains within it some of the most chilling tales ever told. Supernatural mysteries stir from its pages. You feel a prickle on your neck. Your blood stills. A monstrous thing creeps in the shadows. Is it all in your mind? A trick of the light? Or something far more sinister? […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Richard Hull and Jerome Sadler

Thursday 21 MARCH 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Richard Hull and Jerome Sadler Richard Hull After gaining a Degree in Music from Dartington College of Arts in 1991, Richard embarked on a trumpet teaching career, starting at his old school, Bedford Modern School. He began to work full time for Bedfordshire Music Service in 1995. He has taught for various music services, and been involved in many different aspects of brass tuition and education over the last 27 […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Patricia & Matthew Redman

Thursday 25 APRIL 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Patricia & Matthew Redman This concert will feature songs of peace dating from 1919 and into the halcyon days of the 1920s including “Art” songs by composers of the time to the more popular songs that had widespread sheet music sales and were heard in homes, tea-rooms and theatres. In between, Patricia and Matt will take the audience on a journey from those popular songs into the glamorous, sophisticated despair […]

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Lunchtime Classical: Nicholas McCarthy

Thursday 25 JULY 2019 at 1pm Woodville Auditorium Lunchtime Classical: Nicholas McCarthy Nicholas McCarthy was born in 1989 without his right hand and only began to play the piano at the late age of 14 after being inspired by a friend play Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata. Having once been told that he would never succeed as a concert pianist, Nicholas would not be discouraged and went on to study at the prestigious Royal College of Music in London. His graduation in […]

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