• 1st Jun 2021
  • 1:00pm

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This concert is free to watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGdP3s8z_6w

Please do donate what you can to support Cranleigh Arts in our mission ‘to enrich, entertain and inspire our community’ at https://www.cranleighartscentre.org/donations/

Ashley Fripp (Piano)

British pianist Ashley Fripp has performed extensively as recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist throughout Europe, Asia, North America, Africa and Australia in many of the world’s most prestigious concert halls. Highlights include the Carnegie Hall (New York), Musikverein (Vienna), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), the Philharmonie halls of Cologne, Paris, Luxembourg and Warsaw, the Bozar (Brussels), the Royal Festival, Barbican and Wigmore Halls (London), the Laeiszhalle (Hamburg), Palace of Arts (Budapest), the Megaron (Athens), Konzerthaus Dortmund, the Gulbenkian Auditorium (Lisbon) and the Konserthus (Stockholm).

Ashley Fripp studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Ronan O’Hora and frequently with Richard Goode. He is currently studying with Eliso Virsaladze at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Italy) and completing doctoral studies into the piano music of Thomas Adès at the Guildhall School.

The Guardian

“…played with virtuosity, nobility and the right dash of glamour”

Jonathan Radford (Saxophone)

Praised for his “exceptional musicianship and emotive playing”, Jonathan Radford is one of the leading classical saxophonists of his generation. In high demand internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, Jonathan is a Vandoren Paris Artist and Henri Selmer Paris Saxophone Artist.

Jonathan studied at Chetham’s School of Music (UK), before completing his Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSM), in the class of Claude Delangle. He continued his studies at Royal College of Music London with Kyle Horch, graduating with an Artist Diploma as the 2018 Mills Williams Junior Fellow.

The lunchtime concert series is kindly sponsored by Informed Choice Financial Planners. https://icfp.co.uk/​

Programme:

Schulhoff, Erwin – Hot-Sonata for alto saxophone and piano

Ring-Hager arr. Wiedoeft – Danse Hongroise for alto saxophone and piano

Savino/Wiedoeft – Dans L’Orient

Gershwin, George – Rhapsody in Blue arranged for saxophones and piano

 

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