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Huw Wiggin, Saxophone & Tim Abel, Piano

Part of the Absolute Classics 2015-16 Season

Add to my Calendar 25-10-2015 15:30 25-10-2015 17:30 36 Absolute Classics www.absoluteclassics.co.uk Date: Sunday 25th OctoberTime: 3:30pmLocation: Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill, DG3 5LU Cost: Adults £12, Under 26’s £0Programme:   Kuku by Barry Cockcroft Scaramouche by Darius Milhaud  Liebstraum no. 3 by Franz Liszt Gate by Graham Fitkin  Fantaisie on themes from 'Der Freischütz' by Savari INTERVAL Three Letter Word by Andy Scott Vocalise by Rachmaninoff Ballade no. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23 by Chopin  The Devil's Rag by Jean Matitia      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'.   Buccleuch and Queensberry Hotel, Dumfries DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Buccleuch and Queensberry Hotel
Drumlanrig Street
Thornhill

Dumfries
Dumfries and Galloway
DG3 5LU
Scotland


Programme

Darius MilhaudScaramouche

Performers

Huw Wiggin – saxophone
Tim Abel – piano

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Programme Note

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Date: Sunday 25th October
Time: 3:30pm
Location: Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill, DG3 5LU

Cost: Adults £12, Under 26’s £0
Programme:

 

Kuku by Barry Cockcroft

Scaramouche by Darius Milhaud 

Liebstraum no. 3 by Franz Liszt

Gate by Graham Fitkin 

Fantaisie on themes from 'Der Freischütz' by Savari

INTERVAL

Three Letter Word by Andy Scott

Vocalise by Rachmaninoff

Ballade no. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23 by Chopin 

The Devil's Rag by Jean Matitia 

 

 

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'.  

Huw Wiggin

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