Thursday 14 March 2019 1:00PM

Flavours of France

Chetham’s School of Music 50th Anniversary Season


  • Joanne Lee flute
  • Molin Han violin
  • Holly Clark trumpet
  • Elias Ackerley piano
  • Lucy Warm piano
  • Leah Nicholson piano
  • Gwilym Simcock piano
  • Chetham’s Chamber Ensemble

Chetham’s students, past and present, give an intimate, hour-long recital of virtuosic works by French and French-influenced composers as part of the School’s 50th anniversary year. Composer, pianist and Jazz maestro Gwilym Simcock, a former student of Chetham’s, presents and joins the young performers onstage, whilst his contemporary arrangements of Debussy’s Children’s Corner forms the centrepiece of the performance

  • Chetham’s School of Music (Reg. Charity No. 526702)
  • Sponsored by Laura and Harry Ross
  • George Enescu (1881-1955)
        • Légende
  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Beau soir (arr. Jascha Heifetz)
      • Children's Corner
        • The Cakewalk (arr. Jascha Heifetz)
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Pièce en forme de Habanera (arr. Georges Catherine)
  • Pierre Sancan
        • Sonatine for flute and piano
  • Claude Debussy
        • Children's Corner (arr. Gwilym Simcock)

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