Saturday 9 December 2017 7:30PM

Nash Ensemble

Debussy, Stravinsky, Poulenc and Ravel

Additional notes

There is a pre-concert event ahead of this concert at 6:00pm

Change of Artist
We are extremely sorry to announce that due to flu, Roderick Williams (baritone) is unable to perform in the above concert. We are very grateful to James Newby (baritone) for taking his place at such short notice.


  • Nash Ensemble Chamber Ensemble in Residence
  • Ian Brown piano
  • Benjamin Nabarro violin
  • Donald Grant violin
  • Lawrence Power viola
  • Adrian Brendel cello
  • Graham Mitchell double bass
  • Gareth Hulse oboe
  • Richard Hosford clarinet
  • Ursula Leveaux bassoon
  • Lucy Wakeford harp
  • Mark David trumpet
  • Richard Benjafield percussion
  • James Newby baritone
  • Simon Crawford-Phillips piano
  • Philip Moore piano

Debussy’s two dances with solo harp begin this recital, followed by a virtuoso piano duet arrangement version of Stravinsky’s vivid ballet The Firebird.

The RPS Award-winning baritone Roderick Williams joins the Nash Ensemble for Poulenc’s Le bal masqué, before assuming the character of Don Quixote in Ravel’s late song late song cycle. The programme ends with Ravel’s magnificent Piano Trio.

  • Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
        • Danse sacrée et danse profane
  • Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
        • Suite from The Firebird (arr. Philip Moore)
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
        • Le bal masqué
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
        • Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
        • Piano Trio in A minor

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