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Details

St Peter's Church
Langton Road
Norton

Malton
North Yorkshire
YO17 9AE
England


Programme

Joseph HaydnString Quartet no.27 in D major, Op.20 no.4, Hob III:34
David BruceGumboots
~ Interval ~
Roxanna PanufnikModlitwa
Carl Maria von WeberClarinet Quintet, Op.34

Performers

Julian Bliss – clarinet

Carducci String Quartet

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Programme Note

The joyous rhythms and klezmer-like wheeling of David Bruce’s Gumboots celebrates the resilience of black miners in South Africa under apartheid, who were chained together and made to wear wellington boots while they worked in the flooded gold mines, but developed a form of dancing by slapping together their boots and chains. It makes a stark contrast to the beauty and poignancy of Roxanna Panufnik’s prayer-poem evoking the Virgin of Skempe, a miraculous wooden statue in rural Poland. To partner these two contemporary works, the Carducci Quartet and Julian Bliss offer the wit and invention of Haydn and the high-stepping exuberance of Weber’s virtuosic Clarinet Quintet.

Carducci String Quartet

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