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Huw Wiggin, Saxophone & Tim Abel, Piano

Part of the Absolute Classics 2015-16 Season

Add to my Calendar 23-10-2015 19:30 23-10-2015 21:30 36 Absolute Classics www.absoluteclassics.co.uk Huw Wiggin - Saxophone   Commonwealth Musician of the Year, First Prize and Gold Medal winner of the 2014 Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition, saxophonist Huw Wiggin studied at the RNCM, the Hochschule für Musik, Cologne, and in 2012 graduated from the RCM where he won the Concerto Prize. Other distinctions include a ‘Star Award’ from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, a Music Education Award from the Musicians Benevolent Fund, the Philip & Dorothy Green Award, a Martin Musical Scholarship Award.   In 2012 Huw was selected as a Park Lane Group Artist. He has appeared at festivals and music societies throughout the UK and in major concert halls, including the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall. In July 2012 Huw gave recitals and a concerto performance of Eric Coates’s Saxo Rhapsody in Beijing. Plans for 2014 include a return visit to the Wigmore Hall and the release of a new solo CD with pianist James Sherlock.   Huw also gives regular concerts throughout the UK and abroad with the Ferio Saxophone Quartet.   Tim Abel - Piano Tim Abel grew up in Retford, Nottinghamshire and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music from 2003-2008 under the tuition of Dina Parakhina.  As a student he performed Grieg’s Piano Concerto at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall, won the RNCM John Ireland prize and following a solo recital in Nottingham was awarded the Gwendolyn Reiche Scholarship for postgraduate study.   From 2008-2010 Tim was Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the RNCM, and has performed at many venues throughout the UK including Wigmore Hall, The Purcell Room and Bridgewater Hall.  In recent years he has been a performing artist for the Park Lane Group and Countess of Munster recital schemes, and he has also travelled to Cape Town to be an official accompanist for the International Viola Congress.  From 2010-12 Tim was a resident pianist onboard the Queen Mary 2, and since then has made numerous appearances on cruise ships worldwide - most recently for the maiden voyage of P&O's flagship 'Britannia'.   Date: Friday 23rd October Location: Annan Academy Performing Arts Centre Time:7:30pm Cost: £12 Adults, Concs £10, Under 26’s £0 Programme:   Fantaisie by Jules Demersseman Concerto in D Minor by Alessandro Marcello (arr. Joosen) Prelude in C sharp Minor by Rachmaninoff  Oblivion and Fugata by Astor Piazzolla (arr. Brinsford) Themes on ‘The Carnival of Venice’ by Jules Demersseman INTERVAL Two Elegies Framing a Shout by Mark-Anthony Turnage  ‘Air’ from Holberg Suite by Grieg Death Ray Boogie by Pete Johnson Glass by Graham Fitkin San Felio by Vadim Neselovskyi      Annan Academy, Annan DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Annan Academy
St. John Road
Annan
Dumfriesshire
DG12 6AP
Scotland


Programme

Jules DemerssemanFantaisie originale, Op.43
Jules DemerssemanIntroduction et Variations sur le 'Carneval de Venise', Op.7

Performers

Huw Wiggin – saxophone
Tim Abel – piano

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Programme Note

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Huw Wiggin - Saxophone

 

Commonwealth Musician of the Year, First Prize and Gold Medal winner of the 2014 Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition, saxophonist Huw Wiggin studied at the RNCM, the Hochschule für Musik, Cologne, and in 2012 graduated from the RCM where he won the Concerto Prize. Other distinctions include a ‘Star Award’ from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, a Music Education Award from the Musicians Benevolent Fund, the Philip & Dorothy Green Award, a Martin Musical Scholarship Award.

 

In 2012 Huw was selected as a Park Lane Group Artist. He has appeared at festivals and music societies throughout the UK and in major concert halls, including the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room and the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall. In July 2012 Huw gave recitals and a concerto performance of Eric Coates’s Saxo Rhapsody in Beijing. Plans for 2014 include a return visit to the Wigmore Hall and the release of a new solo CD with pianist James Sherlock.

 

Huw also gives regular concerts throughout the UK and abroad with the Ferio Saxophone Quartet.

 

Tim Abel - Piano

Tim Abel grew up in Retford, Nottinghamshire and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music from 2003-2008 under the tuition of Dina Parakhina.  As a student he performed Grieg’s Piano Concerto at Liverpool's Philharmonic Hall, won the RNCM John Ireland prize and following a solo recital in Nottingham was awarded the Gwendolyn Reiche Scholarship for postgraduate study.  


From 2008-2010 Tim was Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the RNCM, and has performed at many venues throughout the UK including Wigmore Hall, The Purcell Room and Bridgewater Hall.  In recent years he has been a performing artist for the Park Lane Group and Countess of Munster recital schemes, and he has also travelled to Cape Town to be an official accompanist for the International Viola Congress.  From 2010-12 Tim was a resident pianist onboard the Queen Mary 2, and since then has made numerous appearances on cruise ships worldwide - most recently for the maiden voyage of P&O's flagship 'Britannia'.  

Date: Friday 23rd October

Location: Annan Academy Performing Arts Centre

Time:7:30pm

Cost: £12 Adults, Concs £10, Under 26’s £0

Programme:

 

Fantaisie by Jules Demersseman

Concerto in D Minor by Alessandro Marcello (arr. Joosen)

Prelude in C sharp Minor by Rachmaninoff 

Oblivion and Fugata by Astor Piazzolla (arr. Brinsford)

Themes on ‘The Carnival of Venice’ by Jules Demersseman

INTERVAL

Two Elegies Framing a Shout by Mark-Anthony Turnage 

‘Air’ from Holberg Suite by Grieg

Death Ray Boogie by Pete Johnson

Glass by Graham Fitkin

San Felio by Vadim Neselovskyi 

 

 

Huw Wiggin

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