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Music Friday 17 May, 2024 11:30am

Classic Concert: Pocket Sinfonia

Tickets: £14 Adult, £5 Child, Children under 12 go FREE

Emil Duncumb, piano
Eleanor Corr, violin
Rosie Bowker, flute
Thomas Isaac, cello

Using both modern and period instruments, POCKET SINFONIA was formed to recreate the atmosphere of 19th-century living room parties, where the intimacy of chamber music performance could be applied to orchestral-scale pieces. This is made possible via various transcriptions by composers of the 19th Century, including Hummel and Clementi. Pocket Sinfonia has since also made their own arrangements, applying spontaneity and vigour to creations that are not merely smaller versions of great pieces, but are new and artistic in their own right.

The group has performed across the UK and Europe including the Brighton Early Music Festival. Pocket Sinfonia was a REMA (European Early Music Network) Showcase Artist (2020), Brighton Early Music Festival Young Artists (2018-19), and winner of the St Martin-in-the-Field’s Chamber Competition Audience Prize. They have recently recorded their debut CD – the Symphony Reimagined.

Programme

Mozart arr. JN Hummel   Overture to The Magic Flute, K620
Fanny Mendelssohn   Overture in C major
Mozart arr. JN Hummel   Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551 ‘Jupiter’

 

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