Thursday 5 December 2019 12:00PM

A Celebration of Music with John Whitfield in memoriam

Bartók, Bach and Brahms

Duration

This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval

£10

Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Noah Max conductor
  • Sian Edwards conductor
  • Helen Keen flute
  • George Caird oboe
  • Melinda Maxwell oboe
  • David Fuest clarinet
  • Andrew Marriner clarinet
  • Rachel Gough bassoon
  • Wendy Phillips bassoon
  • Jonathan Williams horn
  • Richard Watkins horn
  • Krysia Osostowicz violin
  • Chi-chi Nwanoku double bass

This concert draws upon some of Britain’s finest performers to showcase classic works realised for winds by John Whitfield. The founder of Endymion Ensemble, John always championed performances of fine music, and these wonderful exponents have come together in tribute to him for this celebration of music.

  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
      • Mikrokosmos BB105
        • CXXIV. Staccato (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXXV. Boating (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXXXII. Major Seconds Broken and Together (arranged from John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXXXIII. Syncopation 3 (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXXXVI. Whole-tone Scale (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
      • Mikrokosmos BB105
        • Jack-in-the-Box (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
      • Mikrokosmos BB105
        • CXL. Free Variations (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXLII. From the Diary of a Fly (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXLIV. Minor Seconds, Major Sevenths (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXLVI. Ostinato (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CXLIX. Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 2 (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CLI. Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 4 (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CLII. Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 5 (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
        • CLIII. Dance in Bulgarian Rhythm No. 6 (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin BWV1004
  • Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
        • 'Serenade' in C minor after String Quartet in C minor Op. 51 No. 1 (arr. John Whitfield) (world première)

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