a saxophone & piano recital on Friday 13 September 2019 at 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Musician of the Year, 1st Prize and Gold Medal winner of the 2014 Royal Over-Seas League Competition, Huw Wiggin is one of the most popular saxophonists of his generation. With more than 7 albums to his credit, reflecting an enormous variety of genres and styles, John Lenehan ranks as one of the most versatile pianists on the classical scene today. We look forward to the duo as they join forces together – a partnership described as "a sympathetic and imaginative”.
With more than 70 albums to his credit, reflecting an enormous variety of genres and styles, John Lenehan ranks as one of the most versatile pianists on the classical scene today. Praised by the New York Times for his “great flair and virtuosity” and the (London) Times – “a masterly recital”, John Lenehan has appeared in concerts throughout the World from Abu Dhabi to Zurich and from Aberdeen to Zimbabwe. As a soloist he has appeared with orchestras such as the London Symphony at the Barbican and the Royal Philharmonic in the Royal Albert Hall. John Lenehan has also collaborated with some of the leading instrumentalists of our time and is recognised as an outstanding and versatile chamber musician.
Commonwealth Musician of the Year, First Prize and Gold Medal winner of the 2014 Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition, Huw Wiggin is one of the most popular saxophonists of his generation.
He has performed in venues as far afield as the Forbidden City Concert Hall in Beijing – where he gave recitals and a concerto performance of Eric Coates’s Saxo Rhapsody – as well as those closer to home such as London’s Wigmore Hall. Other past highlights include appearances at Brighton, Newbury, Henley, Ripon and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. His performance of Milton Babbitt’s Accompanied Recitative was broadcast by BBC Radio 3 on ‘Hear and Now’ to celebrate the composer’s centenary.
Marcello: Concerto in D minor, arr. Huw Wiggin
Schubert: Du Bist die Ruh, op. 59, no. 3, D.776
Grieg: Air from Holberg Suite, op. 40, arr. John Lenehan
Debussy: Reflets dans l'eau
De Falla: 7 Popular Songs, arr. Huw Wiggin
Maurice: Tableaux de Provence
Piazzolla: Fugata and Oblivion, arr. John Lenehan
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no. 11
Yoshimatsu: Sing Bird, from Fuzzy Bird Sonata
Iturralde: Pequena Czarda
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