Richard Digance 50th Anniversary Show 10th December
Saturday 10th December, 8pm

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Sat 10th Dec 20:00

Too late to book online, please phone the box office: 01483 278000

Richard Digance is a rare performer in that he's respected by comedians for his original material and by musicians for being an accomplished performer/guitarist.

Many people sing, play guitar and tell stories but not many have supported Steve Martin, Robin Williams or played a guitar duet with Brian May of Queen, Richard Digance has.

Roaring Success at Edinburgh Festival !!!★★★★★ Edinburgh Reporter.

Tickets:£18.50

Paul Jones & Friends Charity Concert - SOLD OUT 12th December
Monday 12 December, 8pm

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The Trustees of Cranleigh Arts Centre, registered charity no. 284186, invite you to a fundraising event.

Patron of Cranleigh Arts Centre Paul Jones, invites some of his musician friends to join him for another terrific charity gig, now in its 10th year. Some of Paul’s friends may be famous and some less so, but all will contribute to brilliant night of live music.

All musicians perform free of charge, and proceeds will be shared between Cranleigh Arts Centre, and other charities chosen by our star guests.

Priority booking for Friends from Tuesday 2 Aug by phoning or visiting our box office. Booking open for the general public from 10am on Tuesday 9 Aug.

Tickets: £38.50 standing; £44 balcony seats

Paul Jones & Friends Charity Concert - SOLD OUT 13th December
Tuesday 13 December, 8pm

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Tue 13th Dec 20:00
The Trustees of Cranleigh Arts Centre, registered charity no. 284186, invite you to a fundraising event.

Patron of Cranleigh Arts Centre Paul Jones, invites some of his musician friends to join him for another terrific charity gig, now in its 10th year. Some of Paul’s friends may be famous and some less so, but all will contribute to brilliant night of live music.

All musicians perform free of charge, and proceeds will be shared between Cranleigh Arts Centre, and other charities chosen by our star guests.


Tickets: £38.50 standing; £44 balcony seats

Philip Attard: Saxophonist 14th December
Wednesday 14 December, 2pm

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Wed 14th Dec 14:00

Part of our classical Music Programme.

Cranleigh Arts Centre in association with the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Martin Musical Scholarship Fund presents, saxophonist, Philip Attard.

Gozitan saxophonist Philip Attard has appeared as a soloist in several concert series and venues around Europe and the USA, including Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, St John Smith Square, St James Piccadilly and the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall.

He has also appeared in important festivals and series including the Malta Arts Festival, Victoria Arts Festival, the Embassy Series in Washington DC and the Park Lane Group Series.

Programme:

Camille Saint-Saëns - Sonata for Oboe and Piano
I. Andantino
II. Allegretto
III. Molto Allegro

Johann Sebastian Bach – Sonata BWV 1016 in E major originally for violin and piano

I. Adagio
II. Allegro
III. Adagio ma non tanto
IV. Allegro

Interval

Manuel de Falla - Siete Canciones Populares Españolas
I. El paño moruno
II. Seguidilla murciana
III. Asturiana
IV. Jota
V. Nana
VI. Canción
VII. Polo


Takashi Yoshimatsu – Fuzzy Bird Sonata
I. Run, Bird
II. Sing, Bird
III. Fly, Bird







Tickets: £16.00; £15.00 Friends; £10.00 students & under 16yrs

Mark Taylor: Flautist 11th January
Wednesday 11 Janury, 7.30pm

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Wed 11th Jan 19:30

Mark Taylor is currently studying for his Masters Degree with Robert Winn at the Hochshule für Musik und Tanz, Köln. He recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with First Class Honours and one of the prestigious Concert Recital Diplomas.

Mark has been recipient of many awards including; The June Alison Woodwind Award from The Martin Musical Scholarship Fund, The Wolfson foundation, Loan fund for Musical Instruments, Harold Craxton Memorial trust and The Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation. He has had great competition success winning the Guildhall Needlemakers Woodwind Prize, The Glasgow Music Festival Ailie Cullen Memorial Prize, for the most outstanding performance in the Festival (2010 With Trio & 2011 Solo), The Gilbert Innes Woodwind Prize from the RCS and the Michael Stokes Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the West of Scotland Schools Orchestra Trust.

 As a soloist he has performed recitals and concertos in concert halls around the U.K including Glasgow City halls, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Greyfriars Kirk Edinburgh, Milton Court and Leeds College of Music.

Programme

Sonata No. 1 in D Major:               I. Adagio
  By Leonardo Vinci                          II. Allegro
                                                            III. Largo
                                                            IV. Presto
                                                            V. Pastorella
Honami
  By Wil Offermanns

Sonata No. 1 for Flute and Piano: I. Allegro Moderato
  By Bohuslav Martinu                      II. Adagio
                                                             III. Allegro Poco Moderato

Suite de trois Morceaux:                I. Allegretto
  By Benjamin Godard                      II. Idylle
                                                             III. Valse

Ballade
  By Frank Martin

Fantasie on Der Freischütz
  By Paul Taffanel

Tickets: £16.00; £15.00 Friends; £10.00 students & under 16yrs

Live at Cranleigh: Introducing emerging talent from across the South. 13th January
Friday 13 January, 7.30pm

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Cranleigh Arts Centre relaunches its popular Acoustic evenings, which will be hosted in the larger auditorium and see a longer line up of local talent.

Emma Stevens will headline this opening night - British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stevens, first picked up a guitar at the age of two and has since learnt cello, piano, banjo, ukulele and mandolin. Playing the majority of instruments herself, Emma has achieved four consecutive play-listed singles on BBC Radio 2.

Since losing her mum to cancer in 2012, Emma has dedicated her life to music with messages of positivity, hope and love.

Tickets: £8

Bye Bye Baby: A Celebration of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 20th January
Friday 20 January, 8pm

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Fri 20th Jan 20:00

Bye Bye Baby takes you on a musical journey through the career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose songs graced such films as The Deer Hunter, Dirty Dancing and Grease.

This fabulous show celebrates their greatest hits including ‘Beggin’, ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’, ‘Walk Like a Man’, ‘Let’s Hang On’, ‘December ’63 (Oh What a Night)’, Can’t Take my Eyes Off You’, and ‘Grease’ through to a superb grand finale medley of more of Valli’s greatest hits.

World-class vocals and harmonies with snappy choreography and a vast catalogue of hits makes for an unforgettable night of nostalgia!

Tickets: £19.80 Standing; £22 Balcony

St Catherine's School Fundraising Event 24th January
Tuesday 24 January, 7.30pm
 

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Tue 24th Jan 19:30

The Trustees of Cranleigh Arts Centre (registered charity no.284186) invite you to a fund raising event. Enjoy an evening of chamber music given by the pupils of St Catherine’s School, Bramley to help to raise funds in support of live music and theatre at Cranleigh Arts Centre. T

here will be a selection of chamber music, choral items and instrumental solos in the intimate setting of Cranleigh Arts Jack Wagg auditorium.

Tickets £12

Emma Oldfield: Violinist 8th February
Wednesday 8 February 2017, 2pm

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Emma has just completed her Bachelor of Music at the Royal College of music, studying with Jan Repko and Gaby Lester. Much of Emma’s performing life now, is as first violinist of the Vasara Quartet which was formed in 2012 at the Royal College of Music. Over the last four years the quartet have performed frequently at many of London’s top venues including King’s Place, Cadogan Hall, Conway Hall, Wigmore Hall, the South Bank Centre and the Elgar room at the Royal Albert Hall.

On top of this, Emma leads a varied and vibrant orchestral life. Recent highlights include leading the RCM Symphony Orchestra both for a recording of Britten’s Four Sea interludes at Abbey Road and for the premiere of Howell’s Cello concerto with Guy Johnston at Cheltenham festival. Last year she was also fortunate enough to be selected to partake in English National Opera’s Evolve scheme allowing her to play with the orchestra over their 2015/16 season.

Tickets: £16.00; £15.00 Friends; £10.00 students & under 16yrs

Jonas and Jane 11th February
Saturday 11 February, 8.30pm

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Sat 11th Feb 20:30

Jonas and Jane are an Americana Duo from the UK who consist of harmony driven and bluegrass influenced folk.

They have toured Texas, Colorado and Arizona and have played many UK festivals, including two stages at Maverick Americana Festival in 2015 and the main stage at Carfest South 2015 to over 35,000 people, following a live performance of their song 'Whispered' on the Chris Evans BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show in August 2015.

"Brilliant! Some serious tricky finger picking!" Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2

"Absolutely beautiful, right up my street. They are superb." Steve Cherelle, BBC Essex

Tickets £11

The Ron Green Big Band – Music from the Great American Songbook 25th February
Saturday 25 February, 8pm

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Sat 25th Feb 20:00

The Ron Green Big Band makes a welcome return to The Cranleigh Arts Centre.

The Band formed in 2006, has now developed into a well-equipped 16-piece unit, playing at Dance Venues, Wedding Receptions and Parties etc. Several of the members of the band originally played with the Slinfold Concert Band, but now prefer playing the swing style of music.

You can expect the band to be playing many of the well-known standard arrangements from the Great American Songbook.

Tickets: £11

I Got Gershwin: The Songs and Story of George Gershwin 11th March
Saturday 11 March, 8pm

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Sat 11th Mar 20:00

Award winning singer Robert Habermann sings the songs and tells the story of iconic American songwriter George Gershwin - writer of such popular songs as “Our Love is Here to Stay”, "Summertime" and his immortal “Rhapsody in Blue”.

Robert Habermann sings over thirty of Gershwin’s great songs, reciting the story of George starting out as a song plugger, writing his first major huge hit "Swanee" in twenty minutes on a bus!

Habermann was discovered by legendary American singers Margaret Whiting and Kay Starr. He was voted Best International Performer by the prestigious Manhattan Association of Cabarets of New York.

Tickets: £13.20

Royal Opera House Live: Madama Butterfly 30th March
Thursday 30 March, 7.15pm

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Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heart-breaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband.

Antonio Pappano conducts an impressive cast led by Ermonela Jaho in Puccini’s deeply poignant opera.

Tickets: £19.75

Ana Gogova: Pianist 19th April
Wednesday 19 April 2017, 7.30pm

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Wed 19th Apr 19:30

Ana Gogava was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1992. The first of her successes was at the European Union of Music for Youth Competition ( EMCY ) in 2002 where she was awarded a diploma, medal and scholarship for further study.

Ana has participated in master-classes given by artists such as Imogen Cooper, Vladimir Krainev and Michel Sogny, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Richard Goode and has received scholarships from the President of Georgia, Elizabeth Leonskaya and the Sogny Foundation. She has given recital and concerto performances not only in Georgia, but also in Spain, Russia, Azerbaijan, Austria as well as Holland, where in 2010 she won 1st Prize in the Enschede international competition for Young Pianists. In June 2015 she was awarded by Hortense Anda prize for the “Most Talented Young Pianist” at Geza Anda International Piano competition. In April, 2015 Ana Gogava was awarded by Help Musicians Trust.

Ana is now a scholarship student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where she studies with Professor Philip Jenkins.

Programme:

J.S.  Bach -Partita no.1
L.W. Beethoven -Sonata op.109
E.Granados -"Goyescas" no.1
Fr.Chopin - Barcarolle
                     Sonata no.2

Tickets: £16.00; £15.00 Friends; £10.00 students & under 16yrs

Matilda Lloyd: Trumpeter 10th May
Wednesday 10 May 2017, 7.30pm

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Wed 10th May 19:30

Matilda, 21, reads Music at Trinity College, Cambridge and made her BBC Proms Solo Debut in July 2016, performing the Third Movement of Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto with the BBC Philharmonic. In 2014, Matilda won the Brass Category of the BBC Young Musician of the Year and the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award. Following these competitions, Matilda performed concertos with the BBC Concert Orchestra for Friday Night is Music Night on BBC Radio 2 and with the Cory Brass Band at the European Brass Band Championships Gala Concert 2014.

Matilda has appeared on television many times (BBC 4 and BBC South East) and on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 2, including an appearance on the Chris Evans’ Breakfast Show. Matilda was the first trumpeter to win the Junior Guildhall Lutine Prize in 2013. She has recently played in the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields for the Classic FM Live concert in the Royal Albert Hall, and has also performed with the Philharmonia in King’s College Chapel, Cambridge in 2015.

Tickets: £16.00; £15.00 Friends; £10.00 students & under 16yrs

Alix Lagasse, Violinist 7th June
Wednesday 7 June 2017, 7.30pm

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Wed 7th Jun 19:30

Belgian violinist Alix Lagasse is currently studying on the Artist Diploma Course at the RCM with Itzhak Rashkovsky, as an RCM Scholar. Just recently in July 2016 Alix completed her Master’s Degree at the RCM with distinction. At graduation, Alix was awarded the Worshipful Musicians Company Silver Medal for her outstanding musical achievements and her on-going dedication to the RCM.

Alix has won several prizes in international competitions, such as First Prize in the UFAM International Violin Competition in Paris, Prix National Edouard Deru Competition, Young Soloists Competition, and Young Tenuto Competition. A keen orchestral player, Alix has most recently been awarded the Philharmonia Orchestra MMSF Fellowship 2016-2018.

She toured Europe during the summer of 2016 with the Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester with performances in amongst others the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Konzerthaus Berlin and at the BBC Proms. During 2014-2015 she was a member of the LSO String Experience Scheme and the European Union Youth Orchestra. She regularly features as concertmaster or section leader with RCM ensembles, including RCM Symphony Orchestra and RCM Philharmonic.

Tickets: £16.00; £15.00 Friends; £10.00 students & under 16yrs