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Girasoli

Toll Gavel United Church, Toll Gavel, Beverley
Wednesday 20 May (2015) 7:30pm

Adults £20.00 | Concessions £18.00 | Students £5.00




Event 1

 
Alison Bury Violin 
Katie Heller, Alan George violas
Andrew Skidmore cello
Elizabeth Bradley double bass
Lesley Schatzberger clarinet
Sue Dent horn
Alastair Mitchell bassoon

Krommer Allegro moderato from Clarinet Quintet, Op. 95
Mozart Horn Quintet, K. 407
Beethoven Septet, Op. 20

Girasoli grew out of John Eliot Gardiner's Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique which reproduced the exact [marathon] programme of an Akademie given by Beethoven in Vienna in 1800 – a concert which included his magnificent Septet. Beethoven's revolutionary sympathies are well known as was the personal injustice of his deafness and it is fitting that this extraordinary work was chosen by Girasoli to launch Jessie's Fund – a York-based organisation that helps children with special needs to communicate through music. Now celebrating the Fund's 20th anniversary, the group returns to this popular work in tandem with the Mozart Horn Quintet, bringing this extraordinary music to life through the transparency and clarity of instruments of the period.

".. excellent intonation, balance, and ensemble, and a delightful freshness and vitality…an impressive demonstration.” Daily Telegraph



 

For more information visit www.jessiesfund.org.uk