Photo credit Pip Bacon@Purple Raspberry
Former BBC New Generation Artists, the Galliard Ensemble is established as one of Britain’s leading chamber groups, with repertoire ranging from Mozart and Beethoven to Berio and Birtwistle.
Currently in its 28th year, the ensemble has performed in many of the world’s leading venues and festivals, including the Wigmore Hall, South Bank Centre, Bridgewater Hall, Sage Gateshead and at the BBC Proms.
The Galliard Ensemble is known for its virtuosic, entertaining and distinctive performance style and its recordings have been widely praised; the Sunday Times, BBC Music Magazine, Gramophone, and BBC Radio 3 have all selected a Galliard Ensemble CD as “outstanding” or as Critics’ Choice.
The programme for this concert is
Rossini – Overture from The Italian Girl in Algiers
Mozart – Fantasie in F minor, K. 594
Couperin – Rondeau from ‘Les Moissonneurs’
Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin
Bozza – Scherzo, op. 48
Holst – Wind Quintet in A flat major, op. 14
Grainger – Walking Tune
Grainger – Lisbon
Patterson – Westerly Winds, op. 84
The Galliard Ensemble are flutist Kathryn Thomas, oboist Owen Dennis, clarinettist Katherine Spencer, horn player Richard Bayliss and Bassoonist Helen Story.