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Events tagged 'Strings'

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RCM at St Mary Abbots

1:05pm | 24 November 2017
St Mary Abbots, Kensington High Street, London W8

RCM musicians piano Grieg's tragic second violin sonata with Beethoven's 'Archduke' piano trio, which was composed in 1811 and dedicated to Archduke Rudolph of Austria.

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Double Bass Masterclass with Rüdiger Ludwig

1:30pm | 24 November 2017
West Parry Room

Highly experienced double bass player, Rüdiger Ludwig, coaches RCM musicians in solo double bass repertoire.

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Viola Masterclass with Maxim Rysanov

6:15pm | 24 November 2017
West Parry Room

Internationally renowned musician, Maxim Rysanov, provides coaching and guidance for Royal College of Music violists.

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Sacconi Quartet - CANCELLED

7:30pm | 24 November 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

This event has been cancelled. 

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RCM International Festival of Viols: Masterclass with Hille Perl

10:00am | 27 November 2017
West Parry Room

Join leading viol player Hille Perl for this special masterclass, as part of the RCM's Festival of Viols.

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RCM International Festival of Viols: Masterclass with Hille Perl

10:00am | 28 November 2017
Farinelli Room

Join leading viol player Hille Perl for this special masterclass, as part of the RCM's Festival of Viols.

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RCM International Festival of Viols: Masterclass with Hille Perl

2:00pm | 28 November 2017
West Parry Room

Join leading viol player Hille Perl for this special masterclass, as part of the RCM's Festival of Viols.

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RCM Chamber Music

6:15pm | 28 November 2017
Grove Room

From the Baroque sensibilites of Paganini to the sensual tango rhythms of Piazzolla, RCM musicians play a variety of pieces for small ensembles.

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Viola Masterclass with Isabel Villanueva

6:15pm | 28 November 2017
Corelli Room

Join internationally renowned violist Isabel Villanueva for this public masterclass with star RCM musicians.

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RCM at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

1:00pm | 30 November 2017
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, 369 Fulham Rd, London SW10 9NH

Guitarist Mihai Cinca performs a variety of works, from the baroque sounds of JS Bach to the sensual tango of Astor Piazzolla.

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RCM Chamber Music

1:05pm | 30 November 2017
Grove Room

Bartok's emotive first Rhapsody was a piece composed as a personal artistic endeavour, rather than a commission, and was revealed as a surprise to the performer who premiered the piece, Joseph Szigeti.

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RCM at Regent Hall

1:00pm | 01 December 2017
Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London W1C 2DJ

The Lucent Duo is joined by soprano Eleanor Penfold, who sings Prokofiev's emotional Five poems of Anna Akhmatova, a woman who became one of the Russian canon's most acclaimed writers.

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RCM at St Mary Abbots

1:05pm | 01 December 2017
St Mary Abbots, Kensington High Street, London W8

RCM musicians play Brahms' Clarinet trio, a somber work with that feels both romantic and introspective, which was written for the composer's dear friend, clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld.

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RCM at the Victoria and Albert Museum

6:30pm | 01 December 2017
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

de Fall's Homenaje is his only work for solo guitar. Utilising a habanera-influenced rhythm, his Homenaje expresses the high regard in which de Falla held Debussy’s Spanish-influenced repertoire.

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RCM at Kings Place

5:45pm | 03 December 2017
Kings Place

Cellist Carola Krebs juxtaposes the Baroque sound of one of JS Bach's seminal works for cello with Walton's romantic Passacaglia.

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RCM at St Martin-in-the-Fields

1:00pm | 04 December 2017
St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ

Award-winning young cellist Jamal Aliyev plays Dvorák's entertaining Rondo, a piece that belongs in the standard repertoire of every cellist, and Brahms' bold Second Sonata.

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Harlem Quartet

7:30pm | 04 December 2017
Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall

Continuing its three-year residency, we’re delighted to welcome back New York’s Harlem Quartet. The ensemble performs Beethoven’s last string quartet alongside works by Turina, Webern and Mendelssohn.

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RCM at St James's Piccadilly

1:10pm | 06 December 2017
St James's Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL

Cellist Timothée Botbol plays Dvořák, Schumann, and Shostakovich's Sonata for cello and piano, one of the composer's early works, composed in 1934 just prior to the censure by Soviet authorities of his music.

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RCM at Foundling Museum

1:00pm | 07 December 2017
External venue

Cellist Carola Krebs plays Schnittke's Sonata for cello and piano, with its Shostakovich-like feel and plaintive solo beginning, followed by Brahms and Popper. 

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Classical Coffee Morning at the Royal Albert Hall

11:00am | 10 December 2017
Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP

Watch inspirational performances by outstanding musicians from the Royal College of Music, whilst enjoying a hot drink and a pastry in the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room.

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Russian Chamber Music: News & Suspense

7:30pm | 13 March 2018
Britten Theatre

Discover the revolutionary soundworld of Alexander Mosolov with one of his provocative miniatures for voice inspired by newspaper announcements.

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Russian Chamber Music: Dance & Turbulence

7:30pm | 16 May 2018
Britten Theatre

Mieczyslaw Weinberg's unique works are paired alongside chamber pieces by his good friend Shostakovich and Prokofiev’s 'Trapeze' quartet written for a travelling troupe in Paris.

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