Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade: Ravens' Cage

Sun 09 Oct 2016 11.30

Great Hall, Bay Campus Swansea University, SA1 8EN

Event Price: £15 unreserved

The Presteigne Festival Tour is an annual opportunity for some of Britain’s most brilliant musicians to showcase their skills to a wider audience. Clare Hammond gave a dazzling recital as part of the 2015 Swansea International Festival, and she returns in the company of brilliant oboist James Turnbull for a fascinating exploration of music, old and new, for oboe and piano. The programme features a new work by Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade, 'Ravens' Cage', co-commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society and Presteigne Festival, which received its world premiere at Presteigne Festival in August. 'Ravens' Cage' was commissioned as part of Cruttwell-Reade's 2015 RPS Composition Prize. Clare Hammond is a previous participant on the RPS Philip Langridge Mentoring Scheme, working with Anne Queffélec. James Turnbull oboe Clare Hammond piano

Programme

Poulenc Oboe Sonata, FP185 Thomas Hyde Winter Music Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade Ravens’ Cage* Robert Saxton Chacony Dutilleux Oboe Sonata *RPS / Presteigne Festival co-commission

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