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Event Info Each recital begins at 7pm and lasts for one hour without an interval. Wesley Chapel: Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG1 1PP Parking: Jubilee Car Park, Union Street Rail: 5 minutes from Harrogate Train Station The venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users. @harrogatefest

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Fay Weldon, Rose Tremain, Kate Mosse Lindsey Davis with M C Scott The Search for Richard III

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A platform for music’s next generation

Wednesdays at Wesley 2013

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Welcome to Harrogate International Festivals’ second Young Musicians Autumn Series. Following the success of 2012’s inaugural series, we’re proud to continue working in partnership with Live Music Now to introduce some of the brightest rising stars in classical, jazz, folk and world music. This year’s season is guaranteed to add some mid-week magic to your Autumn, taking you on a journey through the centuries with the Vista Trio and rising to the soaring heights with beautiful soprano, Chloe Saywell. The series also plays host to Slidin’ About, the trombone quartet hot off the RNCM press and making great waves on the national brass scene, and the exceptional folk duo, Freya Rae and Louis Bingham. Set in the elegant surroundings of Harrogate’s Wesley Chapel, we are proud to present another season of young musicians as part of our year-round work to provide a platform for the world’s most enthralling performers. Join us as we invite the next generation to the stage.

Vista Trio

Flute, Oboe, Clarinet

Wednesday 23rd October | 7pm | Tickets: £10 Young musicians Carla Sousa (flute), Beatrice Hubble (oboe), and Caroline Waddington (clarinet) formed the Vista Trio in 2010 as students at the Royal Northern College of Music. Performing a rich repertoire of music, as well as their own arrangements of jazz, classical, film, and popular music, the players are also keen to explore contemporary music and allow their audiences to ‘Hear the Unknown’. The Trio’s programme explores British repertoire with Elgar and Arnold, stunning arrangements of timeless works by Mozart, Bach and Satie, as well as a whirlwind tour to South America with Piazzolla and Abreu. A fantastic way to kick start your Autumn Series. Edward Elgar W. A. Mozart Erik Satie J.S Bach Malcolm Arnold Astor Piazzolla George Gershwin Georges Bizet Zequinha de Abreu

Salut d’Amour Divertimento No. 3, k.439b Gymnopedie Air on a G String Divertimento The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires: Summer and Winter Someone to Watch Over Me Carmen Suite Tico Tico no Fuba

Chloe Saywell

Slidin’ About

Trombone Quartet

Wednesday 13th November | 7pm | Tickets: £10 Slidin’ About trombone quartet is an experienced brass chamber music group consisting of four talented trombonists - Stephen Jones, Paul Exton-McGuinness, Nicholas Birch and Matthew Denney. All the players are currently completing the final year of their music degree and are all leading a varied musical career performing with orchestras, ensembles and brass bands alike. From great trombone repertoire with Agrell, Lynn and Richards, to exciting arrangements of Gershwin, Mozart and Bizet, this excitingand versatile programme has something for everyone. J. Agrell W. A. Mozart arr. T. Hammond B. E. Lynn Beethoven G. Gershwin arr. L. McDonald G. Bizet arr. H. Vollam G. Richards

Gospel Time Overture to ‘The Magic Flute’ Four for Four Three Equali Three Preludes Habanera from Carmen Suite for Trombones


Wednesday 6th November 7pm | Tickets: £10

HOW TO BOOK Phone: 01423 562 303 Online: Email: In Person: 32 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1DB. Opening Times: Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm Payment Method: Harrogate International Festivals Box Office accepts all major credit/debit cards (except American Express), cash and cheques. Cheques should be made payable to: ‘Harrogate International Festivals’.

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British soprano Chloe Saywell is a passionate recitalist and has had the privilege of singing under the baton of conductors such as Nicholas Kraemer, Clark Rundell, James Burton and Mark Heron. Performances have included Actéon at Dartington International Summer School, as well as venues across the UK and Europe such as Bridgewater Hall (Manchester) and the Duomo (Florence). Performing with talented pianist Anna MacGregor, the duo bring an enchanting programme of English Song exploring the British vocal music of the early 20th century. Roger Quilter William Walton Peter Warlock Peter Warlock John Ireland John Ireland Ralph Vaughan Williams Ralph Vaughan Williams Herbert Howells Hubert Parry

Seven Elizabethan Lyrics Three Facade Settings Sleep The pretty ring time If there were dreams to sell I have twelve oxen Linden Lea Silent noon King David My heart is like a singing bird

Folk Duo: Freya Rae & Louis Bingham Flute, Whistle, Clarinet, Guitar, Banjo, Percussion Wednesday 20th November | 7pm | Tickets: £10 Freya Rae (flute, whistle & clarinet) and Louis Bingham (guitar, tenor banjo, percussion & vocals) are a young folk duo who have recently graduated from Newcastle University. They play a mixture of traditional tunes and modern compositions, drawing on strong influences from the Irish and Breton traditions, plus many more from further afield. Together they display a shared passion for music making, a unique musical partnership with a fresh and appealing sound all their own. Freya and Louis bring a programme of traditional tunes and modern folk compositions, drawing particularly on their strong musical influences from Ireland and Brittany. Their programme of music will take the audience on a musical journey around the world, with jigs and reels from Ireland, Polskas from Scandanavia, Breton An Dros and much more.

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