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Huw Wiggin, Saxophone & Tim Abel, Piano

Part of the Absolute Classics 2015-16 Season

Add to my Calendar 24-10-2015 19:30 24-10-2015 21:30 36 Absolute Classics www.absoluteclassics.co.uk Date: Saturday 24th OctoberTime: 7:30pmLocation: Cally Palace, Gatehouse of Fleet Cost: Adults £12, Under 26’s £0 Programme: Fuzzy Bird Sonata by Takashi Yoshimatsu  Tableaux de Provence by Paule Maurice: Farandoulo di chatouno; Cansoun per ma mio; La boumiano; Dis alyscamps l’amo souspire; Lou Cabridan Wedding day at Troldhaugen by Grieg Valse Vanite by Rudy Wiedoeft  INTERVAL Sonata by Muczynski Sonata in G Minor by Rachmaninoff  iii Andante Waltz no. 5 in A flat Major, op. 42 “Grand Waltz” by Chopin  Fantaisie Brillante sur des airs de "Carmen" by François Borne (arr. Roth and Meylan) 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'.     Cally Palace, Gatehouse of Fleet DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Cally Palace
Cally Palace
Gatehouse of Fleet
Kirkcudbrightshire
DG7 2DL
Scotland


Programme

Paule MauriceTableaux de Provence
Takashi YoshimatsuFuzzy Bird Sonata

Performers

Huw Wiggin – saxophone
Tim Abel – piano

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Programme Note

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Date: Saturday 24th October
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Cally Palace, Gatehouse of Fleet

Cost: Adults £12, Under 26’s £0

Programme:

Fuzzy Bird Sonata by Takashi Yoshimatsu 

Tableaux de Provence by Paule Maurice: Farandoulo di chatouno; Cansoun per ma mio; La boumiano; Dis alyscamps l’amo souspire; Lou Cabridan

Wedding day at Troldhaugen by Grieg

Valse Vanite by Rudy Wiedoeft 

INTERVAL

Sonata by Muczynski

Sonata in G Minor by Rachmaninoff 

iii Andante

Waltz no. 5 in A flat Major, op. 42 “Grand Waltz” by Chopin 

Fantaisie Brillante sur des airs de "Carmen" by François Borne (arr. Roth and Meylan)

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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