Tuesday 7 February 2017 1:00PM

Amy Harman bassoon; Castalian String Quartet; Laurène Durantel double bass

YCAT Lunchtime Concert Series

Additional notes

Change of Programme
The programme for this concert has changed from previously advertised and will now be as listed below


  • Amy Harman bassoon
  • Castalian String Quartet
  • Sini Simonen violin
  • Daniel Roberts violin
  • Charlotte Bonneton viola
  • Christopher Graves cello
  • Laurène Durantel double bass

Born in London, in 2011 Amy Harman was appointed Principal Bassoon of the Philharmonia Orchestra. Future engagements include as soloist with the Arch Sinfonia, recitals at Tbilisi Festival the Mizmorim Festival in Basel.

Formed in 2011, the Castalian Quartet studied with Oliver Wille (Kuss Quartet) at the Hanover University of Music, Dance and Theatre. They were the only European quartet to progress to the live rounds of the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition, where they won Third Prize.

  • Young Classical Artists Trust (Reg. Charity No. 326490)
  • YCAT is grateful for support from the Fresh Leaf Charitable Foundation, the International Music and Art Foundation, the Paul Woodhouse Fund, the Anthony Nesbitt Fund and the legacy of Richard Oake for this series.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
        • Duo in B flat major for bassoon and cello K292 (arr. Iain Farrington for bassoon and string trio)
  • Roxanna Panufnik (b.1968)
        • Cantator and Amanda
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Romanze aus Rosamunde D797 (arr. Iain Farrington for bassoon and string quintet)
        • Nacht und Träume D827 (arr. Iain Farrington for bassoon and string quintet)
        • Die Forelle D550 (arr. Iain Farrington for bassoon and string quintet)
  • Jean Françaix (1912-1997)
        • Divertissement for bassoon and string quintet

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