Music by Candlelight 9th – 11th September 2014
As part of the Jersey Tourism ‘Hidden Treasures’ programme, and kindly sponsored by them, the National Trust for Jersey invites you to enjoy a series of special concerts in the candlelit Victorian Club Room of 16 New Street. We have great pleasure in offering you a diverse programme featuring award winning flutists, a masterly pianist and a gifted marimba player.
7pm Tuesday 9th September
Flutasia, Jersey Flute Choir
Flutasia is a highly regarded flute choir headed up by Claire Boleat, a former Jersey Young Musician of the Year (1994) who has been teaching the flute for 14 years. The group consists of seven local students ranging in age from 13-18, some of whom are members of the National Children’s Orchestra. A trio from the group won the overall Instrumental Ensemble at the 2011 Jersey Eisteddfod.
Flutasia will perform the following pieces:
Boismortier, Concerto in D major
Mozart, Andante Grazioso
Arlen/Harburg, Over the Rainbow
Lennon/McCartney, Eleanor Rigby
Rodgers, The Sound of Music
Winner, Little Brown Jug
7pm Wednesday 10th September
Timothy de Quetteville, Piano
Pianist and private piano tutor, Timothy de Quetteville was born in Jersey and started taking piano lessons at the age of 4; he was later a student of the Royal Academy of Music and recipient of the their highest award for performing. Having given many solo recitals at prestigious venues, his success as a pianist led to him being invited to join the lofty ranks of the Steinway Artists.
Timothy will perform:
John Ireland, The Island Spell
Chopin, Prelude in D flat major Op.28 No.15 (The Raindrop)
Chopin, Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor Op.31
Debussy, Premiere Arabesque
Debussy, Clair de Lune
Liszt, A medley of four popular short pieces
Liszt, The Mephisto Waltz
7pm Thursday 11th September
Yin-Shan (Eva) Hsieh, Marimba (large Xylophone)
Eva Hsieh, who is from Taiwan, completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Performance with Distinction at the Royal College of Music. Eva has been the recipient of many awards including being the winner of the Chandos Young Musician completion in 2006. Now based in Jersey, she is in great demand as a teacher of piano and percussion at the Jersey Academy of Music and St. Michael’s School.
Eva will perform:
Uchiyama, Art of Thangka
Zivkovic, II Canto dei Gondolieri
Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. Pius Cheung, Flight of the Bumble Bee
Jon Anderson & Vangelis, arr. Eric Sammut, Italian Song
Eva Hsieh, new composition
Sammut, “Sugaria” Concerto for solo marimba, 3rd movement
Please telephone the National Trust for Jersey on 483193 to book and pay in advance; concerts last approximately 1 hour with seats at a cost of £10 including a glass of wine on arrival.
No stiletto heels please.
For further information please contact Chris Addy at email@example.com or telephone 07797-897959.