Wed 6 February , 1.05-1.55pm
The Venue, The Venue
Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music 2018/19
Royal College of Music
Jonathan Radford - saxophone
Eleanor Kornas - piano
Across the Pyrenees: French and Spanish music for saxophone
An exciting and colourful exploration of the cultural sympathy and musical styles of the two countries on either side of the Pyrenees:
Milaud - Scaramouche
Albeniz - Suite Española
Maurice - Tableaux de Provence
De Falla - Siete Canciones Populares Españolas
Praised for his “exceptional musicianship and emotive playing", saxophonist Jonathan Radford is the 2018 Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition Gold Medallist, first prize winner and Commonwealth Musician of the Year. He is currently a Young Concert Artist with Making Music and a Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme Artist. Jonathan has given recitals at major venues in Europe and has appeared as soloist with several orchestras including the Slovenian Chamber Orchestra and Liverpool Mozart Orchestra.
Eleanor read Music at the University of Cambridge and is currently the Head of Keyboard at Queen Margaret’s School near York. Recent highlights include performing Stravinsky’s Les Noces under the direction of Vasily Petrenko, a performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto with Derbyshire Sinfonia and concerts at St James, Piccadilly, and the Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room.
Free admission, no booking required.