Saturday morning concerts
Thames Concerts is proud to introduce these short concerts, showcasing local up-and-coming talent.
Admission is free (no ticket required), although donations are welcome, and the concerts last for around 50 minutes.
Saturday 17th October, 10.30am
Talented young musicians from Surbiton High School and Epsom College perform a
delightful variety of instrumental and vocal repertoire, accompanied by their
Directors of Music Christopher Wray and Graeme Lodge.
Saturday 19th December, 10.30am
Mary Reid (harp) www.maryplaysharp.co.uk
Tim Lavis (narrator)
Prize-winning young harpist Mary Reid features in this, the second of this series’ three morning concerts. Mary studied locally at Surbiton High School, before gaining a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. She is now gaining a reputation as a bright young talent, recently performing in this year’s BBC Proms.
Mary presents a programme entitled ‘A Christmas Story, as told through harp music’, the music interspersed with biblical readings.
Paul Hindemith – Sonata for Harp (1st mov’t)
Benjamin Attahir – De L’Obscurite II
Jean-Philippe Rameau – L’Égyptienne
Valeri Kikta – Fantasy on themes from Tchaikovsky’s opera The Queen of Spades
Gabriel Fauré – Impromptu for Harp Op. 86
Saturday 20th February, 10.30am
Kingston University post-graduate musicians Nate Holder (saxophone), and Peter Falconer (piano). Playing a cool selection of jazz and pop standards.