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Sunday 11 February 2018

Winterplay: Young Musicians' Showcase

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Pupils from St Mary’s Music School gave an hour's chamber music recital which included a Schumann Piano Trio and Saint-Saëns Piano Quintent, under the watchfull eye of Winterplay's Artistic Director, Susan Tomes.

recital by pupils from St Mary’s Music School, which includes a Schumann Piano Trio and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Quintet with a difference – for purely practical reasons a double bass part has been added to the latter to make it a Sextet.

Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/culture/music/music-preview-winterplay-a-little-chamber-music-festival-to-brighten-the-dark-days-1-4678587

Former pupil and current prinicpal cellist of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Philip Higham, also performed alongside Susan Tomes.

recital by pupils from St Mary’s Music School, which includes a Schumann Piano Trio and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Quintet with a difference – for purely practical reasons a double bass part has been added to the latter to make it a Sextet.

Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/culture/music/music-preview-winterplay-a-little-chamber-music-festival-to-brighten-the-dark-days-1-4678587

recital by pupils from St Mary’s Music School, which includes a Schumann Piano Trio and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Quintet with a difference – for purely practical reasons a double bass part has been added to the latter to make it a Sextet.

Read more at: https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/culture/music/music-preview-winterplay-a-little-chamber-music-festival-to-brighten-the-dark-days-1-4678587

 

 

Winterplay is a mini-festival of classical chamber music drawing in a wide range of ages and abilities. It features concerts by top international musicians, a showcase for gifted teenagers, a workshop for primary school children, and a pre-concert talk. It is driven by Susan Tomes’s belief that classical music is not an ‘elite’ activity, but a precious resource that should be open to everyone.

Winterplay is supported by Harriet's Trust

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