MUSIC APPRECIATION WITH MATTHEW TAYLOR
The Sounds Of Music | Woodwinds & Horn Across The Centuries
MON 25 APR, 9, 16, 23 MAY , 6, 13, 20, 27 JUN , 4, 11, 18 JUL
Matthew Taylor will be giving a series of 11 lectures based upon the 5 main wind instruments and their history.
Many composers have reserved their most poetic, personal and enduring works when writing for wind instruments. Mozart, Brahms, Debussy and Strauss are obvious examples.
This course will embrace some of the greatest music for winds and for horns from Bach to the present day.
There will be opportunities to hear concerti, chamber music , duos and solos.
These lectures will alternate between 2 venues; Blackheath Halls and All Saints Church.
25 APR | The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
Mozart Wind Chamber Music; Piano and Wind Quintet, Oboe Quartet, Clarinet Quintet
9 MAY | All Saints Church
Mozart, Haydn Various Concerti, Haydn Horn Concerto, Mozart Sinfonia Concertante K 297B for winds, Bassoon Concerto, Oboe Concerto
16 MAY | The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
Clarinet Recital featuring Poppy Beddoe featuring Mozart Concerto, Brahms 1st Sonata, Malcolm Arnold Sonatina and unaccompanied Bach
23 MAY | All Saints Church
The Beethoven Generation: Beethoven Piano and Wind Quintet, Octet; F Ries Clarinet Trio: Anton Reicha wind quintet, Weber A Clarinet Concerto, Music for winds by Beethoven, Weber and Ries
6 JUN | The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
Mendelssohn and Schumann Chamber music and Concert pieces
13 JUN | All Saints Church
Aimez Vous Brahms? The Horn Trio and the Clarinet Quintet
20 JUN | All Saints Church
The Flute: From Bach to the Twentieth Century
J S Bach 2nd Orchestral Suite, Mozart Overture for Flute and Harp, 20th Century ( Ibert, Malcolm Arnold, Hindemith) and The Flute in the Orchestra,
27 JUN | The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
The Oboe in solos, chamber music and Concerti
Concerti by Strauss and Vaughan Williams; Britten’s Metamorphoses After Ovid Haydn Philosopher Symphony No 22, The Cor Anglais takes a bow.
4th JUL | The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
Nordic Composers: Sibelius and Nielsen
11 JUL | The Hearn Recital Room, Blackheath Halls
French Composers: Gounod, Saint-Saens, Debussy, Poulenc
18 JUL | All Saints Church
The Legacy of Dennis Brain
PRICE PER LECTURE | £13
To book tickets and for further information please contact:
Lionel Lewis 020 8297 1075 or via email at LJL@lioneljlewis.org.uk