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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.

Programme

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

Gossec, Tambourin

Arlen/Harburg, Over the Rainbow

Lennon/McCartney, Eleanor Rigby

Rodgers, The Sound of Music

Rutter, Chanson

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 chris@nationaltrust.je or telephone 07797-897959.

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