Chipping Sodbury Music Society aims to bring together lovers of different types of music and musicians in a friendly, convivial atmosphere.

2018-19 Season

Tuesday 9th Oct 2018 at 7:30 pm

 

Jonathan Radford and Christine Zerafa

 

 

Jonathan Radford - Saxophone will be accompanied by Christine Zerafa - Piano

 

Jonathan Radford initially studied at Chetham’s School of Music, Jonathan continued his musical education in France at the Conservatoire National Superior de Musique de Paris (CNSM) becoming the first British saxophonist to enter Claude Delangle’s world-famous saxophone class.

 

London based Maltese pianist Christine Zerafa has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in various venues and festivals in Malta, the United States and across the United Kingdom. She has frequently appeared at major London venues including Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, the Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, St John Smith Square, St Martin in the Fields, and she has also performed live on BBC Radio 3.

 

 

Sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust

 

 

Programme

DEBUSSY, Claude (1862-1918) -

 

Rapsodie for Alto Saxophone and Piano

 

 

VITALI, Tomaso (1663-1745) -

 

Chaconne in g Minor

arr. for Soprano Saxophone and Piano

 

 

RACHMANINOFF, Sergei (1873-1943) -

 

Vocalise, op.34 no.14

arr. for alto saxophone and piano

 

 

GRIEG, Edvard (1843-1907) -

 

Violin Sonata No.1 Op.8

arr. for soprano saxophone and piano

 

I.Allegro con brio

II.Allegretto quasi andantino

III.Allegro molto vivace

 

 

 

ALBENIZ, Isaac (1860-1909) -

 

Suite Española op.47

arr. for saxophone and piano

no.1 Granada

no.5 Asturias

 

 

VIVANCOS, Bernat (1973-) -

 

Moustik for solo alto saxophone

 

 

PIAZZOLLA, Astor (1921-1992) -

 

Histoire du Tango

arr. for soprano saxophone and piano

Bordel 1900

Café 1930

Nightclub 1960

 

 

GERSHWIN George (1898-1937) -

 

Rhapsody in Blue arr. for soprano, alto and tenor saxophones and piano

Programme

R. Dyens ~ Songe Capricorne

 

S. Assad/L. Brouwer ~ Farewell/Un Dia de Noviembre

A. Ramirez ~ Alfonsina y el mar

arranged by A. Moutsioulis

 

 

J. Lennon/P. Mc Cartney ~ Yesterday/Fool on the Hill

arranged by A. Moutsioulis

 

C. Domeniconi ~ Koyunbaba suite op. 47 (I & IV mov)

 

 

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M. Theodorakis ~ 3 Greek songs

arranged by A. Moutsioulis

 

J. Kristianto ~ Amelia

arranged by A. Moutsioulis

 

A. Piazzolla ~ Milonga del Angel

arranged by A. Moutsioulis

 

F. Tarrega ~ Requerdos de L’Alhambra

 

A. Piazzolla ~ Libertango

arranged by A. Moutsioulis

Tuesday 13th November 2018 at 7:30 pm

 

 

Andreas Moutsioulis

 

Solo Guitar

 

Andreas Moutsioulis is a Greek-born guitarist and arranger with extensive experience across a variety of music genres. His western music studies together with the music of his middle-eastern roots have brought him close to different musical styles since an early age.

Tuesday 4th December 2018 at 7:30 pm

 

 

Sophia Lisovskaya piano

 

and

 

Sergey Levitin violin

 

You will be delighted to hear that Sophia Lisovskaya will be returning to give another breath-taking recital, bringing with her the violinist Sergey Levitin. He is Co-Concert Master for the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 7:30 pm

 

Syrinx Baroque Wind Band

 

Syrinx

 

a water nymph who transformed herself into a reed to escape the amorous advances of the god Pan.

 

Syrinx is an ensemble dedicated to the performance of historical wind music.

 

From 14th to 18th centuries wind music could be heard everywhere from grand state occasions to the humblest village dance and it is the group’s aim to recreate this impressive tradition.

 

Tuesday 12th March at 7:30 pm

 

The South Gloucestershire

Music Hub.

 

A concert of music by the most talented you musicians in South Gloucestershire Schools.

Tuesday 2nd April 2019 at 7:30 pm

 

The Ardeton String Ensemble

 

 

Established in 2002, the Ardeton Ensemble combines talented string players with a passion for chamber music and a creative flair for session playing.

All concerts will take place in

Chipping Sodbury Town Hall

Tuesday 7th May at 7:30 pm

 

Carismático Tango Band

 

Enjoy a night of Tango Nuevo and musical virtuosity with Carismático.

 

Carismático is the brainchild of Karen Street who is known as one of the UK’s leading accordionists. She was contacted by Argentinian composer and pianist, Saul Cosentino, back in 2016 asking her to look at some of his compositions. This led Karen to create her ideal Tango band to perform his brilliant, emotionally charged compositions. She has added to the group’s repertoire with arrangements of classic Astor Piazzolla and her own creative and nuanced compositions.