Date(s) - 14/06/2018
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Ulverston International Music Festival
The Art of the Piano
Coronation Hall, Ulverston, LA12 7LZ
Tickets £10 | £13 | £16
Students & u18s £2
Marianne Bailey A day in the life of a concert piano technician
Taljuddin Meditasi Lagu dalam Mimpi UK Première
Cant Turning the Tide
McLeod Three Protest Pieces
Haydn Sonata in C major Hob. XVI:50
Bach-Busoni Chaconne in D minor BWV. 1004
Schumann-Liszt Widmung from Myrthen Op. 25
Marianne Bailey – speaker
Bobby Chen – piano
A unique double-bill, dedicated to the piano. First, a rare opportunity to glean from piano tuner and technician Marianne Bailey some fascinating insights about the inner workings of a piano, and some of the daily challenges she faces in setting up instruments for a concert performance.
There willl be a short Q&A before brilliant Malaysian pianist Bobby Chen takes to the stage in the second half with a dynamic programme finely balanced between contemporary and classical works, including a UK première by renowned Malaysian composer Taljuddin, as well as a 1992 work by Scottish composer John McLeod. Haydn’s C Major Sonata will refresh the aural palette, followed by Busoni’s lavishly-textured arrangement of Bach’s Chaconne for solo violin. Almost as an afterthought, Schumann’s Widmung will inevitably tug at the heart-strings. Unmissable!
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