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Jamie Campbell, Violin & Simon Callaghan, Piano

Part of the Absolute Classics 2015-16 Season

Add to my Calendar 21-01-2016 19:30 21-01-2016 21:30 36 Absolute Classics www.absoluteclassics.co.uk Jamie Campbell, violin was born in London in 1982. After reading music at Clare College, Cambridge he continued his studies in Vienna, London and Madrid. He holds degrees in Music and in Law. He is the founder and Leader of the Solstice Quartet and a founder member and Principal 2nd Violin of Aurora Orchestra. He also holds the position of No.3, 1st violin with the English Chamber Orchestra. As leader of the Dmitri Ensemble he has made critically acclaimed recordings for Harmonia Mundi with the conductor Graham Ross and recorded MacMillan's ‘Seven Last Words' for Naxos.  Jamie has appeared as guest leader with the London Sinfonietta, with Aurora Orchestra, with the English Chamber Orchestra and with the St. Endellion Festival Orchestra. Performances in 2013 include tours to Switzerland and Norway with the ECO, a BBC Proms performance with Aurora, a premiere of a solo violin work by Sebastian Currier at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival and performances of the complete Brahms chamber music at the inaugural Whittington International Chamber Music Festival. Jamie plays a violin by Wiltrud Fauler, made in New York in 2005. Simon Callaghan, piano Recognised as an exciting performer of the new generation, Steinway Artist Simon Callaghan’s recent schedule has included appearances at Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Symphony Hall, Philharmonic Hall, and St David’s Hall.  His engagements have taken him all over the UK, throughout Europe and to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. He has also broadcast on BBC Radio 3, ITV and BBC Television.  In September 2013 he took up the Anthony Saltmarsh Junior Fellowship at the Royal College of Music. Simon Callaghan’s busy performing schedule has included two residencies at the Banff Centre (Canada), rare performances of Michael Tippett’s Piano Concerto and the Third Concerto of Nikolay Medtner (the first in the UK since 1946).  He has also collaborated with Prunella Scales, Ilona Domnich, Timothy West, Jack Liebeck, Thomas Gould, Raphael Wallfisch and the Maggini, Sacconi, Carducci and Coull Quartets in a broad range of repertoire.  Simon is a founder member of the Werther Ensemble, brought together at the inaugural Whittington International Chamber Music Festival 2013.  Future projects for this ensemble include recitals throughout the UK and a complete cycle of the chamber music of Brahms.  Together with pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi, Simon is also part of the Parnassius Piano Duo, which has a particular interest in championing lesser-known English works, particularly those of Parry and Sterndale Bennett. The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm DD/MM/YYYY

Details

The Buccleuch Centre
Langholm
Langholm
Dumfriesshire
DG13 0AW
England


Programme

Ludwig van BeethovenViolin Sonata no.5 in F major 'Spring', Op.24
Richard StraussViolin Sonata in E flat major, Op.18
Maurice RavelViolin Sonata no.2

Performers

Simon Callaghan – piano
Jamie Campbell – violin

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Programme Note

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Jamie Campbell, violin was born in London in 1982. After reading music at Clare College, Cambridge he continued his studies in Vienna, London and Madrid. He holds degrees in Music and in Law.

He is the founder and Leader of the Solstice Quartet and a founder member and Principal 2nd Violin of Aurora Orchestra. He also holds the position of No.3, 1st violin with the English Chamber Orchestra. As leader of the Dmitri Ensemble he has made critically acclaimed recordings for Harmonia Mundi with the conductor Graham Ross and recorded MacMillan's ‘Seven Last Words' for Naxos. 

Jamie has appeared as guest leader with the London Sinfonietta, with Aurora Orchestra, with the English Chamber Orchestra and with the St. Endellion Festival Orchestra. Performances in 2013 include tours to Switzerland and Norway with the ECO, a BBC Proms performance with Aurora, a premiere of a solo violin work by Sebastian Currier at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival and performances of the complete Brahms chamber music at the inaugural Whittington International Chamber Music Festival. Jamie plays a violin by Wiltrud Fauler, made in New York in 2005.

Simon Callaghan, piano

Recognised as an exciting performer of the new generation, Steinway Artist Simon Callaghan’s recent schedule has included appearances at Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Symphony Hall, Philharmonic Hall, and St David’s Hall.  His engagements have taken him all over the UK, throughout Europe and to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. He has also broadcast on BBC Radio 3, ITV and BBC Television.  In September 2013 he took up the Anthony Saltmarsh Junior Fellowship at the Royal College of Music.

Simon Callaghan’s busy performing schedule has included two residencies at the Banff Centre (Canada), rare performances of Michael Tippett’s Piano Concerto and the Third Concerto of Nikolay Medtner (the first in the UK since 1946).  He has also collaborated with Prunella Scales, Ilona Domnich, Timothy West, Jack Liebeck, Thomas Gould, Raphael Wallfisch and the Maggini, Sacconi, Carducci and Coull Quartets in a broad range of repertoire.  Simon is a founder member of the Werther Ensemble, brought together at the inaugural Whittington International Chamber Music Festival 2013.  Future projects for this ensemble include recitals throughout the UK and a complete cycle of the chamber music of Brahms.  Together with pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi, Simon is also part of the Parnassius Piano Duo, which has a particular interest in championing lesser-known English works, particularly those of Parry and Sterndale Bennett.

Jammie Campbell

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