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Cambridge Brahms Festival

last modified Apr 13, 2017 03:07 PM

A new festival to celebrate the life and music of Johannes Brahms; admission is free to all events except Friday 21st April, which is £12/10/5.

MONDAY 17 APRIL at 7.30pm (until 8.00pm)
Sidney Sussex College Chapel
kindly hosted by Sidney Sussex College Music Society
Pre-performance talk by William Bosworth
“Brahms’ Sonata Opus 78”

MONDAY 17 APRIL at 8.00pm (until 9.00pm)
Sidney Sussex College Chapel
kindly hosted by Sidney Sussex College Music Society
Opening Concert of the Festival
Brahms Cello Sonata in D major, opus 78 (after the violin)
Brahms Cello Sonata in E minor, opus 38
Cello  Joy Lisney, Sophia Ramnarine
Piano  James Lisney, Edward Reeve

TUESDAY 18 APRIL at 1.00pm (until 2.00pm)
The Bateman Auditorium, Caius College
kindly hosted by Gonville and Caius Music Society (GCMS)
Brahms Lieder Recital
Baritone  Stephen Whitford
Piano  Richard Gowers

TUESDAY 18 APRIL at 8.00pm (until 9.00pm)
Jesus College Chapel
kindly hosted by JCMS - Jesus College Music Society
“Brahms the Progressive”
Brahms Clarinet Trio, opus 114
Brahms Piano Quintet, opus 34
The Orpheus Trio
The Empyrean Quintet

WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL at 12.30pm (until 1.00pm)
St Columba’s Church
Pre-performance talk by Edward Reeve
“Brahms and the natural horn”

WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL at 1.00pm (until 2.00pm)
St Columba’s Church
“Brahms on historic instruments”
Brahms Horn Trio, opus 40
Brahms Intermezzi for solo piano
Natural horn  Kathryn Zevenbergen
Violin  Aditya Chander
Fortepiano  Edward Reeve

WEDNESDAY 19 APRIL at 8.00pm (until 9.00pm)
The Old Library, Pembroke College
kindly hosted by Pembroke College Music Society - PCMS
“Brahms the Nostalgic”
Brahms Clarinet Sonata in E-flat, opus 120
Brahms Scherzo from the F-A-E Sonata
Clarinet  Helen McKeown
Violin  Julia Hwang
Piano  Edward Reeve

THURSDAY 20 APRIL at 7.30pm (until 8.00pm)
Christ’s College Chapel
kindly hosted by Christ's College Music Society - CCMS
Pre-performance talk by Professor Robert Pascall
“Brahms and the Choral Tradition”

THURSDAY 20 APRIL at 8.00pm (until 9.00pm)
Christ’s College Chapel
kindly hosted by Christ's College Music Society - CCMS
“Brahms and the Choral Tradition”
Brahms Missa Canonica
Brahms Geistliches Lied
Brahms Four Songs for Women’s Choir, Horns and Harp, opus 17
Brahms Movements from the Requiem
Harp  Anna Lapwood
Horn  Kathryn Zevenbergen, Moritz Grimm
Piano  Edward Reeve

FRIDAY 21 APRIL at 7.30pm (until 8.00pm)
West Road Concert Hall
Pre-performance talk by Dr. Martin Ennis

FRIDAY 21 APRIL at 8.00pm (until 10.00pm)
West Road Concert Hall
Brahms Tragic Overture
Brahms Nänie
Brahms Begräbnisgesang
Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Brahms Second Piano Concerto
Piano  Edward Reeve
Conductors  Toby Hession, Richard Gowers, Roc Fargas-i-Castells
£12, £10 (concessions), £5 (students)
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