West Wycombe Chamber Music Festival
West Wycombe Chamber Music Festival
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Fermata Introduction

Premieres 1 October, 19:00

A short film introducing this year’s exciting Online Festival and artists including poetry by Ivor Gurney and music by Mark Anthony Turnage.

Fermata #1

Premieres 8 October, 19:00

Handel / Halvorsen Sarabande for Violin and Viola

Vilde Frang Violin / Lawrence Power Viola

Vilde and Lawrence In Conversation at the George and Dragon pub

Rameau Pièces de Clavecin en Concerts
La Cupis and 'Forqueray'

Lawrence Power Violin / John Myerscough Cello / Pavel Kolesnikov Piano

Intermission - Lawrence, John and Pavel chat

Recap ... from the 2019 Festival

Gra┼║yna Bacewicz - Piano Quintet No 1

Tim Crawford / Annabelle Meare Violins
Lawrence Power Viola
John Myerscough Cello
Simon Crawford-Phillips Piano

String Quintet ‘Souvenirs’

Biber La Battalia ('presto')
Mozart Quintet K174 (Allegro Moderato)
Brahms String Quintet Op 111 ( Adagio)
Beethoven Fugue Op 137
Ivor Gurney ‘Sleep’ (arr. Birchill)
Mozart Quintet K174 (Allegro)

Alexander Sitkovetsky / Timothy Crawford Violins
Lawrence Power / Timothy Ridout Violas
John Myerscough Cello

Masterclass

Premieres 15 October, 19:00

Always a fascinating way to see and hear some of the UK’s leading young musicians. Here Kinga Wojdalska works on Bartok Viola Concerto with Lawrence Power.

Fermata #2

Premieres 22 October, 19:00

Bridge - Lament for Two Violas

Lawrence Power / Timothy Ridout Violas

Boccherini - Fandango Quintet for Guitar and String Quartet

Lawrence Power / Timothy Crawford Violins
Timothy Ridout Viola
Sergio Bucheli Guitar
John Myerscough Cello

Intermission - Musicians chat

Recap ... from the 2019 Festival

Beethoven / Bowen In Moonlight

Lawrence Power Viola / Simon Crawford-Phillips Piano

Piano Quintet ‘Souvenirs’

Chopin Piano Concerto No 2 (Larghetto)
Dvorak Quintet (Scherzo)
Shostakovich Quintet (Prelude)
Dohnanyi Quintet No 2 (Intermezzo)
Bach Keyboard Concerto Fminor (Largo)

Vilde Frang / Annabelle Meare Violins
Lawrence Power Viola
John Myerscough Cello
Pavel Kolesnikov Piano