13th November: Britain’s oldest music school visits Broadstone

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Cameron from the Purcell School for young musicians is just one of the fine, young performers performing on the 13th November in Broadstone.

On 13th November at 3pm, the Purcell School of Music, Britain’s oldest music school will be visiting with six of their senior pupils to give a recital at the United Reformed Church in Broadstone. The recital will feature six of the musicians from the school as they make their first ever visit to Broadstone.

This exciting concert will a varied programme of music from some of the UK’s finest young musicians. Tickets will be available on the door. Tickets are £8, £3 for students. Interval refreshments available.

Programme to include:

  • Piano
    ALBAN BERG
    Piano Sonata, Op. 1
  • Double Bass
    SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY
    Double Bass Concerto, Op. 3
    ii. Andante
    GIOVANNI BOTTESINI
    Double Bass Concerto, No. 2 in D Minor
    i. Allegro Thomas Gant – clarinet
  • Clarinet
    HENRI RABAUD
    Solo de Concours, Op. 10
    JOHANNES BRAHMS
    Sonata, No. 1, Op. 120, in F Minor
    i. Allegro Appassionato Brahms
  • Cello
    JOHANN BRAHMS
    Cello Sonata no.1 in E minor, Op. 38
    i. Allegro non troppo
  • French horn
    Tre Poemi VOLKER DAVID KIRCHNER
    i. Lamento
    ii. Danza
    iii. La Gondola funebre
  • Violin
    Saint-Saëns
    Violin concerto no. 3 in B-minor

The Purcell School is the UK’s oldest specialist music school; alumni include Oliver Knussen CBE; Catrin Finch and BBC Young Musician of the Year winners, Nicholas Daniel, Lara Melda and Martin James Bartlett.

“It gives me great hope for the future of the music profession when I hear what these young people are capable of” – Sir Simon Rattle, CBE (Patron of the Purcell School)

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