Ludlow Arts: Classical

Ludlow Arts: Classical

The Joy of Music

Saturday 22 June 2019 at 7:30pm

St Laurence, Ludlow

Mark Lacey: clarinet
Robin Rubenstein: piano
Rob Northcott: composer

Gilbert Vintner: Song and Dance 4 Pieces for clarinet and piano
C V Stanford: Sonata for clarinet and piano, Op.129
Finzi: 5 Bagatelles for clarinet and piano, Op.23
Rob Northcott: Green Pulse (UK Première)
Lennox Berkeley: Preludes 1 and 2
Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata, 1st Movement
Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op.73

Our evening concert, The Joy of Music to celebrate the Shropshire landscape on the weekend of the summer solstice will be held in the magnificent historic church of St Laurence in the heart of Ludlow. The concert will feature an evening of pastoral music from Vintner, Stanford, Finzi, Berkeley, Schumann and Beethoven interspersed with readings from the works of Mary Webb. We are delighted to be able to present a concert of this quality to our members and the public.

Robin Rubenstein has performed as solo pianist and chamber musician throughout England and the USA. She taught at The Royal Academy and Royal College of Music.

Mark Lacey has performed regularly with many of the UK's leading opera companies including English National Opera, Welsh National Opera and English Touring opera.

Rob Northcott is a classically trained musician, composer, orchestrator and performer specialising in neo-classical concert works. He has a diverse musical background and can compose in a wide variety of musical genres.

Tickets £12 from Castle Bookshop or Ludlow Assembly Rooms box office HERE or at the door

Mark Lacey and Robin Rubenstein
Rob Northcott

Mary Webb
The Stiperstone, Shropshire