Thursday, May 16, 2013

Prima Vista
 Presents An Afternoon Of French Baroque Music

Adel Sahnoun - Baroque & Modern Flute  |  Petra Hajduchov√° - Harpsichord   
Prima Vista is an energetic ensemble that approaches the baroque repertoire with a very original and imaginative interpretation. Their versatility has also enhanced their range of style and eras to explore more recent work written for their combination by composers such as Edmund Rubbra and Jean-Michel Damase to make them perform on both original and modern instruments.  

While studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, Adel Sahnoun and Petra Hajduchov√° founded Prima Vista and received coaching by Anna Noakes, James Johnstone, Stephen Preston, Pamela Thorby and Dan Laurin. 

They are now both graduated and emerging their self into the professional world.  

They have recently performed at venues such as: 
            • the Chapel / Old Royal Naval College
            • the Maritime Museum
            • Fenton House
            • Our Lady Star of the Sea Church.

Prima Vista
 Presents An Afternoon Of French Baroque Music

3.00pm, June 2 2013

Prima Vista approach the baroque repertoire with original and imaginative interpretation. The programme will include Sonatas by Blavet, Leclair and Boismortier. Their versatility and style enables exploration of more recent works written for their combination, by composers such as Edmund Rubbra and Jean Michael Damase. Adel and Petra met while studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire School of Music and Dance, and won the 2012 June Emerson Wind Music Launchpad prize

 "……the spirit of music flows from Adel Sahnoun’s body when he plays……..he lives his music….’"

Wissam Boustany, International soloist. 

 £8 (including tea following the performance): Buy tickets here.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Launchpad Winners News Update: The Echo Trio

The Echo Trio, formed in 2011 at the Royal College of Music (RCM),

is an exciting combination of saxophone (Amy Green), 

violin (Radu Ropotan) and piano (Alexandra Zlatior).

They participated in the Chamber Music and Woodwind Ensemble competitions at the RCM in 2012, winning the June Emerson Launchpad Prize.

Based in London, they have performed in the concert series at St Mary Abbots Church, High Street Kensington, and in St John’s Church, Notting Hill, in conjunction with the Music Chamber series. This engaging trio enjoy working together and performing a diverse range of music.

Earlier in the year, The Echo Trio performed: 
  • Electric Clouds by Ian Stewart
  • Cantilene et Danse by Marc Eychenne
  • Notturno: In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu by Marilyn Shrude
  • Quartet for an Outdoor Festival by Robert Aldridge
at St Stephen's Church, Gloucester Road, London.