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The Belle Epoque: Masterworks for Cello & Piano

12/11/2014 from 19:30 to 00:00

The Belle Époque: Masterworks for Cello & Piano. With works by Debussy, Godard and Saint-Saens, this recital introduces you to familiar and not so familiar French repertoire from the late- 19th and early 20th centuries, including the famous Debussy sonata completed a hundred years ago. Wednesday 19 November 2014: 6.30pm Doors & Bar - 7.30pm Concert, with Corrine Morris and Kathron Sturrock.

La Belle Époque, l’Invitation au Voyage… Discover the music of the Belle Époque era on a journey that will lead you from famous works and composers such as Debussy and Saint-Saëns to the hidden gems of songwriters Hahn, Chaminade, Duparc and many more… This series of three concerts is curated by the British/French cellist Corinne Morris.

Recitals in the series:
12 Nov: The Belle Époque: Masterworks for Cello & Piano
19 Nov: The Belle Époque: Exploring Salon Music & Poetry
26 Nov: The Belle Époque: European Chamber Music

Described as 'a triumphant assertion' by Classical Music Magazine, Corinne Morris's relaunch album Macedonian Sessions recorded with the Macedonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, marks the British/French cellist's return to the platform after a debilitating shoulder injury brought her career to a halt for over 5 years.

Corinne has performed throughout Europe and beyond. She was chosen by Rostropovich to perform at his festival in Evian, and subsequently invited to the Verbier Academy in Switzerland. She has made several recordings for the BBC, France Musique, Bayerischer Rundfunk and ORF. Corinne, a student of Raphael Sommer, obtained an ARCM with honours (Royal College of Music, London) before continuing at the prestigious Conservatoire in Paris where she graduated in both cello and chamber-music.
Corinne’s story has inspired many in the music industry and beyond. She has given several interviews for publications including International Arts Manager, Classical Music Magazine, Gramophone and Australia’s Limelight Magazine. Most recently Corinne has been featured on BBC Radio 3's In Tune programme and she gave a highly successful recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Kathron Sturrock was twice the winner for the best pianist at the Sofia International Opera Competition. She then worked for several years in Elisabeth Schwarzkopf's master classes. She is a founder member and Artistic Director of the chamber ensemble The Fibonacci Sequence, and records frequently for BBC Radio 3. As a soloist she has appeared with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Concert Orchestra, making her Proms debut in 1994, and has recorded for various labels including Hyperion and Chandos. In September 2003 she joined the Keyboard Faculty at the Royal College of Music, London.

Ticketholders are invited to enjoy the Club's exclusive bar and lounge before and after the performance.

Event's details

  • Where: 1901 Arts Club Ltd., 7 Exton Street Waterloo
  • Age group: Adults
  • Price: £20 - £22

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