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Jess Gillam Ensemble

Tue 12 Dec, 8pm

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This concert is part of the Sound Out Leeds 2023/24 series.

Jess Gillam Ensemble

Trad arr Alistair Vennart Wild Rover/Sainte Nicholaes
CPE Bach arr Simon Parkin Allegro Assai from Flute Concerto in A Minor Wq 166
Gruber arr Rimmer/Maydew Silent Night
Trad arr Rimmer Coventry Carol
James Blake arr Rimmer/Maydew Retrograde
Michael Nyman arr Peter Riley Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds
Trad arr Peter Riley Wassail
JS Bach arr Simon Parkin Prelude and Fugue in E minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869
Barbara Thompson A Tribute to Bechet
Leonard Bernstein arr Simon Parkin Suite from West Side Story
Trad arr Simon Parkin/JGE Yuletide Comes
Tchaikovsky arr various Nutcracker Suite
John Harle Briggflatts (1 Flare, 2 Garsdale, 3 RANT!)
Sammy Cahn &  Jimmy van Heusen arr Will Newell The Secret of Christmas
Rune Sorensen arr Simon Parkin/JGE Shine You No More

Join the dynamic Jess Gillam Ensemble for a warming, wintery concert featuring festive favourites and music that spans centuries.

This sparky and energetic ensemble featuring saxophone, strings, bass, percussion, and piano is rooted in classical music but takes inspiration from many different corners of the musical universe. The ensemble is led by saxophonist Jess Gillam, who has been forging her own adventurous path since she shot to fame becoming the first saxophonist to reach the finals of BBC Young Musician, the youngest ever soloist to perform at the Last Night of the Proms and the recipient of a Classic BRIT Award.

The Ensemble is passionate about creating an electrifying concert experience for you to enjoy!

‘ Throughout the evening they struck sparks off each other. The result was an exhilarating concert… giving us all an experience that will linger long in the memory.’ The Mail on Sunday

Photo credit: Matt Jolly

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PRICES:

Full price: £25
Under 30, unwaged, full-time students: £12.50

Please note, you will be redirected to Leeds Ticket Hub to make your purchase.

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