Friday, December 2

Tag: Souvenir De Florence

Souvenir De Florence – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
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Souvenir De Florence – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

This delightful concert in the Close-Up series features musicians from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. The ensemble consists of: Thelma Handy- violin Sarah Brandwood-Spencer- violin Alex Mitchell- viola Gwendolyn Cawdron- viola Jonathan Aasgaard- cello Alexander Holladay- cello The evening comprises of three pieces of superlative chamber music. Vaughan Williams Phantasy Quintet (1912) is probably one of Williams most lyrical and moving compositions. Its melody positively soars over the course of four short movements. There is an overriding theme of contemplation that runs throughout each movement. It is a truly beautiful piece of music and the ensemble play this with great finesse and precision. Exquisite. Martinu String Sextet (1932) is a more mo...