Samling Masterclass & Concert
Saturday 7 March Sage Two, 1.30 - 4.30pm and 5.15 - 6.15pm North East born Samling Artist Anna Stéphany is emerging as one of the world’s most exciting mezzo sopranos on stage and in the concert hall, and has been described as ‘vocally superb and dramatically convincing’.
She joins Samling Institute’s leadership team for the first time to lead eight young artists through a week of musical discovery as they work towards this public masterclass and concert.
£16.50 (Masterclass & Concert) C Samling Institute for Young Artists
Montero plays Tchaikovsky
Friday 13 March Sage One 7.30pm Alexandre Bloch conductor Gabriela Montero piano Royal Northern Sinfonia Grieg Norwegian Dances Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 Stravinsky Symphony in C
Wednesday 11 March Sage Two 7.30pm Endellion Quartet Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op.14 No.1 Sally Beamish Quartet (A Myndin’) Mendelssohn Quartet in E minor, Op.44 No.2 Puccini Crisantemi Ravel String Quartet in F
Returning for a ninth visit to the Chamber Music Series in their fortieth and final season, the Endellion Quartet will bring not just experience, but freshness and enthusiasm to their varied programme, including a Beethoven rarity - the composer’s own arrangement of one of his piano sonatas.
£9 - £21 C Newcastle International Chamber Music Series
Piano Greats: Gabriela Montero
One of the greatest melodies in Russian music, and one of the best-loved of all romantic masterpieces for piano and orchestra, Tchaikovsky’s thrilling First Piano Concerto is brought to us by the inimitable Gabriela Montero. Look forward to a gripping performance.
Sunday 15 March Sage One, 3pm Gabriela Montero piano Mozart Sonata No.10 in C major K330 Beethoven Sonata No.21 in C major ‘Waldstein’ Schumann Kreisleriana
£14 - £38 P B C
Flamboyant, imaginative and irrepressible, the Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero is a virtuoso in a class of her own: a pianist whose unique gift for improvisation put creativity back at the heart of classical performance. A must for piano lovers.
Pre-concert talk 6.30pm
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