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Concert No 5

8pm Saturday 12th January 2019
at Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre


Jonathan Radford (Saxophone)
and
Kaoli Ono (Piano)- 1st Half

Sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust   

  “the most gifted saxophonist of his generation”
- Internationally acclaimed saxophonist and composer, Richard Ingham



Chameleon Wind Ensemble - 2nd Half
RNCM Prize Winners

Anna Murphy (Flute), George Strickland (Oboe),
Jessica Tomlinson (Clarinet), Eleanor Mills (Bassoon)
and Hannah Corcoran (Saxophone)


Sponsored by a member of the Society   

Initially studying at Chetham’s School of Music, Jonathan continued his musical education at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSM), recently completing masters degrees in both saxophone and chamber music with distinction. Jonathan is currently continuing his studies with Kyle Horch in London at the Royal College of Music as the Mills Williams Junior Fellow 2017/18. He has performed throughout Europe in prestigious venues such as the Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, Bridgewater Hall, Grieg Hall and Philharmonie de Paris.

French pianist Kaoli Ono recently graduated with distinction from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. She is professor of piano accompaniment at Amiens Conservatory.


Jonathan's musical programme for this concert is:

Debussy - Rapsodie for alto saxophone and piano

De Falla - La Vida Breve (Spanish dance No.1) arr. for soprano saxophone and piano

Muczynski - Sonata Op.29 pour saxophone alto et piano

Caplet - Impression d’Automne for alto saxophone and piano

Lauba - Jungle for solo alto saxophone

Bizet - Ouvre ton Coeur from Spanish Serenade arr. for alto saxophone and piano

Matitia - Devil’s Rag for alto saxophone and piano


Chameleon is a group of musicians who met at the RNCM in Manchester, who push the boundaries of typical wind ensembles, and experiment with new combinations of wind instruments. Each member performs on multiple instruments, often within the same piece. They won the Trevor Wye Chamber Music Competition and were both highly commended and won the audience prize at the Christopher Rowland Chamber Music Competition. They were also awarded the June Emerson Launchpad Prize.

Chameleon's musical programme for this concert is:

Traditional arr Jessica Tomlinson and Joshua Jones - Folk Suite: 3 pieces

Camille Saint-Saëns arr Jessica Tomlinson and Anna Murphy - Carnival of the Animals

Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story


 

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