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CONCERT SERIES 2018/19 Plus:

Met Opera Screenings Coull Quartet

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WELCOME Our mission to bring great musicians and orchestras to great audiences (that’s you!) is alive and well in our 2018-2019 Concert Series. Book-ended by two of the best Soviet orchestras, playing full Russian repertoires, the heart of our 2018-2019 Concert Series is about youthfulness. This year we are welcoming a host of young musicians. There’s our classical guitar hero and cover star, Miloš Karadaglić; there’s Jennifer Pike, 2002 BBC Young Musician of the Year, who will be playing Bruch’s gorgeous Violin Concerto; there’s clarinettist Emma Johnson who will perform alongside her own Carducci Quartet; and of course there’s our latest star, Mirga Gražinyte· -Tyla, who thrilled us during her first appearance with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra last year. 2019 will open with a sensational bang as the 164 members of the National Youth Orchestra play together onstage in the Butterworth Hall for the very first time. Not only will this young orchestra be playing a key role in our 2018-2019 Concert Series, but this concert will herald the start of a new residency arrangement with the University of Warwick. I have sampled their performances at the Barbican in London, and I know they can both pack a punch and bring in fresh young fans.

Words: Richard Bratby Cover: Milos̆ Karadaglić

On a final note, this will be my closing programme, as I will be passing the reins of Warwick Arts Centre on to a successor this summer. It has been an honour to lead such a fantastic organisation and a great team of staff. Above all, it has been a pleasure to serve our many audiences and I have enjoyed getting to know you, and sharing so many artistic encounters with you over the years.

Alan Rivett Director, Warwick Arts Centre

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Russian State Symphony Orchestra

Barry Douglas

Friday 5 October 2018 7.30pm Khachaturian Rachmaninov interval Shostakovich

Masquerade Suite Piano Concerto No.1

Conductor Piano

Valentin Uryupin Barry Douglas

Symphony No.5

Shostakovich called his Fifth Symphony “a Soviet artist’s response to just criticism” – but then, in Stalin’s Russia, he didn’t have much of a choice. And every note screams out a different, much more powerful story. From its tempestuous opening to its final, blazing chords, this is music that demands to be heard: angry, heartfelt, and utterly compelling. There’s simply nothing in all of 20th century music more gripping than to hear it played by a top Russian orchestra. The Russian State Symphony Orchestra is from Moscow so, with rising star Valentin Uryupin conducting, expect a roof-raising finish to a concert that begins with Khachaturian’s droll, deliciously tuneful Masquerade Suite (you’ll already know the famous Waltz), and features a giant amongst British pianists, the great Barry Douglas, as soloist in Rachmaninov’s bejewelled Fabergé egg of a First Piano Concerto. Two great traditions, united by truly magnificent music.

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 Valentin Uryupin

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In conversation with Barry Douglas


Milos̆: Voice of the Guitar with Ensemble 7

Milos̆ Karadaglić

Wednesday 7 November 2018 7.30pm J. S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 997 Boccherini Quintet No.4 in D, G. 448 Fandango Enrique Granados From Las Doce danzas españolas, Op.37 / No.5 Andaluza / No.2 Oriental Manuel de Falla Danza del Molinero (from El sombrero de tres picos) Joaquín Rodrigo Fantasía para un gentilhombre - II. Españoleta Anon Spanish Romance Astor Piazzolla Libertango interval Heitor Villa-Lobos Selection George Harrison Here Comes the Sun Lennon-McCartney The Fool on the Hill Lennon-McCartney Eleanor Rigby Carlo Domeniconi Koyunbaba, Op.19 Guitar

“You can see why Miloš can manage to keep both the masses and the cognoscenti happy” wrote The Times of the young Montenegrin guitarist Miloš Karadaglić. “Each soft pluck had an incredible gleam and bloom that said almost as much about the audience’s concentration as it did about the playing…” BBC Music Magazine put it more simply: Miloš is “classical music’s guitar hero”, an artist whose style, subtlety and sheer charisma put him in a class of his own. Tonight, with a team of handpicked fellow musicians, Ensemble 7, Miloš explores the entire musical universe of the classical guitar – from the timeless beauty of J.S. Bach, through the poetry of classical Spain, to the passionate music of Latin America, where the tangos of Astor Piazzolla jostle with hits by The Beatles. Four centuries in one concert. There’s only one man who could carry that off: the man they call “the hottest guitarist in the world”.

Milos̆ Karadaglić PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 In conversation with Miloš Karadaglić 05


Czech National Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 28 November 2018 7.30pm Dvor̆ák Dvor̆ák interval Smetana Bruch Khachaturian Strauss Elgar Tchaikovsky Debussy Khachaturian

Carnival Overture Symphony No.3 Overture The Bartered Bride Violin Concerto No.1 Adagio from Spartacus Thunder and Lightning Polka Nimrod from Enigma Variations Marche Slave Clair de Lune Sabre Dance from Gayane

Conductor Violin

Heiko Mathias Förster Jennifer Pike

Jennifer Pike

“Even though I’ve made a name in the world of music”, said Antonín Dvořák, “I remain what I have always been – a simple Czech musician”. He knew that nowhere in all of Europe does music come more naturally than in the rolling fields of Bohemia, and when you hear his music played by an authentic Czech orchestra, you can understand why. Tonight the Czech National Symphony Orchestra travels from Prague to perform Dvořák’s rarely-heard Third Symphony – and if you love the New World symphony (and who doesn’t?), you’re in for a magical surprise. And that’s just the start of a whole parade of tuneful classics: from Elgar’s Nimrod and Strauss’s Thunder and Lightning to Khachaturian’s Sabre Dance, it’s a real celebration. Best of all, former BBC Young Musician of the Year Jennifer Pike joins her Czech colleagues to play Bruch’s First Violin Concerto – pure tuneful indulgence, with an irresistible flair!

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 Heiko Mathias Förster

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In conversation with Jennifer Pike and Heiko Mathias Förster


Kirill Karabits

Images: Jason Alden

Images: Jason Alden

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain Images: Jason Alden

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain Friday 4 January 2019 7.30pm

Kirill Karabits unleashes the full power of the world’s greatest teenage orchestra – the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Hearing is believing: and until you’ve experienced these 164 young players raising the roof of the Butterworth Hall, you don’t know what young musicians can do! Even their programme is out of this world – Rick Dior’s Science Fiction takes a theremin, a huge orchestra and a montage of B-movie images to create an uproarious salute to the imagination. John Adams’s Doctor Atomic Symphony reimagines the world-shattering events of his Manhattan Project opera Doctor Atomic, to devastating effect. Meanwhile, some say that Sibelius’s mighty Second Symphony draws its strength from the rivers and forests of Sibelius’s native Finland. Others hear it as the epic drama of a nation awakening to freedom. Either way, it’s music for both heart and soul, and you’ll never hear it played with more energy – or joy.

Science Fiction Doctor Atomic Symphony

Rick Dior John Adams interval Sibelius

Symphony No.2

PRE-CONCERT TALK

Conductor

Kirill Karabits

Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 In conversation with Chief Executive and Artistic Director Sarah Alexander OBE and NYO musicians 07


Hallé Orchestra Friday 1 February 2019 7.30pm Wagner Saint-Saëns interval Berlioz

Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III Piano Concerto No.5 (Egyptian)

Conductor Piano

Sir Mark Elder Stephen Hough

Symphonie fantastique

Stephen Hough

It’s not hard to work out why Stephen Hough is one of the few living musicians to have been awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship: you just have to listen. Gramophone readers voted his recording of Saint-Saëns’s Piano Concertos the best classical recording of recent decades, and chances to hear the sparkling Fifth Concerto – composed while Saint-Saëns was on a cruise to Egypt – don’t come around every day. Hough loves it, and he’s accompanied by Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé, one of the most dynamic conductor/orchestra partnerships of our time. And then – imagine a severed head, a glittering waltz, a guillotine and a satanic orgy, all set to music, scored in Technicolor and played by a supersized orchestra with the volume turned up to eleven. Sounds fantastic? Welcome to Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, a delirious, psychedelic extravaganza composed by an obsessive young genius in opium-fuelled overdrive. It’ll knock you backwards.

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 Sir Mark Elder

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In conversation with Stephen Hough


City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Image: Benjamin Ealovega

Wednesday 13 February 2019 7.30pm Cantus Arcticus – Concerto for Birds and Orchestra Rakastava (The Lover) En Saga

Rautavaara Sibelius Sibelius interval Grieg

Incidental Music to Peer Gynt*

Conductor

. Mirga Graz̆inyte -Tyla

*with Soloist Klara Ek & CBSO Chorus

Peer Gynt is a prankster, an adventurer and a rogue – a man who lives life without a thought for consequences. Everyone knows some of the wonderfully tuneful music that Grieg wrote to accompany his story: Morning and In the Hall of the Mountain King are two of the most popular classical favourites of all time. But the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s dynamic music director Mirga Gražinyte· -Tyla never does anything by halves, and tonight she retells the whole story of Peer Gynt, including all of Grieg’s familiar incidental music plus lots of glorious stuff that you never usually get to hear! Two dark musical legends by Sibelius help to set the Nordic mood; and we travel far beyond the Arctic Circle with Einojuhani Rautavaara, and a hauntingly beautiful masterpiece in which the birds of Northern Finland actually become the soloists. So, if you’re sitting comfortably…

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 In conversation with Stephen Maddock OBE, Chief Executive, CBSO 09


Carducci Quartet with Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson

Carducci Quartet

Thursday 28 February 2019 7.30pm Brahms interval Stephen Johnson Mozart

Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.15

Clarinet

Emma Johnson

Clarinet Quintet Clarinet Quintet in A K.581

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 In conversation with Emma Johnson and Stephen Johnson (composer) 10

When you add a clarinet to a string quartet, something magical happens – and five players suddenly become a single instrument capable of producing sounds of unmatched tenderness, beauty and warmth. Mozart knew that: his Clarinet Quintet might be the most sensuously beautiful music he ever wrote. Brahms knew it too, and his own Clarinet Quintet is the sound of a genius relaxing and remembering on a golden autumn afternoon. And of course clarinettist Emma Johnson knows it: when she won BBC Young Musician of the Year back in 1984, the musical world discovered an artist of unique presence and personality, with an unparalleled ability to speak straight to an audience’s heart. A characterful new Quintet by the composer, writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson is at the heart of this concert with the Carducci Quartet – regular and treasured collaborators of Johnson, making this concert wonderful proof of the old saying that chamber music is “the music of friends”.


Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Thursday 14 March 2019 7.30pm Sibelius Mozart interval Tchaikovsky

Karelia Suite Piano Concerto No.22 K.482

Conductor Piano

Barry Wordsworth Leon McCawley

Swan Lake Suite

Barry Wordsworth

A handsome prince, a malevolent sorcerer, and a princess transformed into a swan: from Matthew Bourne’s stunning contemporary reinterpretation to the movie Black Swan, the story of Swan Lake continues to capture our imagination. But it all begins, and ends, with Tchaikovsky’s extraordinary music – by turns melancholy, poetic and heartbreakingly passionate. Tonight the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and veteran ballet maestro Barry Wordsworth devote the whole of the second half of their concert to Swan Lake. It’ll make a stirring climax to a concert that also includes the Piano Concerto No.22 by Tchaikovsky’s favourite composer, Mozart. Mozart originally played the piano part himself but believe us, the “exemplary” (The Guardian) British pianist Leon McCawley is a lot more than just the next best thing! As for Sibelius’s Karelia Suite; well, you might remember it as the theme from This Week. It’s one of those pieces that you can’t stop humming for days afterwards.

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 Leon McCawley

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European Union Chamber Orchestra

Tasmin Little

Friday 26 April 2019 7.30pm Haydn Symphony No.44 in E minor Trauer Mozart Violin Concerto No.4 in D K.218 interval Fauré Nocturne Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C Op.48 Director Violin

Hans-Peter Hofmann Tasmin Little

The European Union Chamber Orchestra is an orchestra with the spirit of a string quartet – a crack team of superb young players, united by the sheer joy of making music together. You can hear it in every note, with critics raving over their “warmth of sound, the elegance of phrasing and the razor-sharp focus of their ensemble”. Tonight, they bring all their signature verve to a truly passionate programme. Fauré’s moonlit Nocturne, and one of Haydn’s darkest, most heartfelt symphonies prepare the way for warmth, wit and unchained melody of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings – Russian music at its most relaxed and elegant. National treasure Tasmin Little joins the EUCO as first among equals in the sparkling Fourth Violin Concerto by the composer whom Haydn considered his greatest friend, and whom Tchaikovsky loved above all others – the teenage Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Champagne for the ears!

PRE-CONCERT TALK Helen Martin Studio 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 Hans-Peter Hofmann

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In conversation with Tasmin Little


Russian Philharmonic

Alexander Sitkovetsky

(of Novosibirsk) Tuesday 14 May 2019 7.30pm Rimsky-Korsakov Tchaikovsky interval Rachmaninov

Capriccio Espagnol Violin Concerto

Conductor Violin

Thomas Sanderling Alexander Sitkovetsky

Symphonic Dances

Is this the finest symphony Rachmaninov never wrote? Far from his native Russia, amongst the cocktails and swimming pools of Beverly Hills, he looked back over a long life and created the Symphonic Dances: three sumptuous, emotionally charged movements filled with joys, regrets and those unforgettable Rachmaninov melodies. It’s a wonderful way to end our season, and the perfect calling-card for a major Russian orchestra on tour – and under its distinguished new chief conductor Thomas Sanderling, the Russian Philharmonic of Novosibirsk is forging an international reputation as one of the very finest. Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky is British, but he’s got Russian heritage, and one critic described his interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto as “both exciting and intuitive”. This should catch fire. But first, a musical postcard from a Russian abroad: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol launches the evening in a blaze of rhythm, colour and pure Mediterranean sunshine.

PRE-CONCERT TALK Woods-Scawen Room 6.15pm £2.50 Subscribers £1.50 Thomas Sanderling

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Coull Quartet Concerts 2018/19 Tickets: £21 (£19) Subscribers can save up to 24% on Coull Quartet concerts if they book in advance – see booking form or ask at Box Office

Violin Violin Viola Cello

Roger Coull Philip Gallaway Jonathan Barritt Nicholas Roberts

Sixteen strings. Eight hands. Four musicians. But one extraordinary, collaborative musical personality, with a single purpose – performing some of the greatest music ever written. A string quartet may be small in scale, but it can create universes, and for centuries, whenever a composer has something that’s too urgent, too personal or just too beautiful to express in any other way, they’ve turned to the string quartet. That’s why, for over four decades, the Coull Quartet has been at the centre of musical life at the University of Warwick – living and growing with the University and the wider community, and using its music to enrich the daily experience of both. This year, they’re rediscovering the classics, from Haydn to Brahms, and placing them in dialogue with masterpieces by female composers, old and new: music that hasn’t, perhaps, had its due. Because if there’s one thing a string quartet understands, it’s that conversation can change the world.

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Emotion and Tranquillity

Of Kings and Sisters

Wednesday 21 November 2018 7.15pm Helen Martin Studio With Joan-Enric Lluna (Clarinet)

Wednesday 23 January 2019 7.15pm Helen Martin Studio

Haydn Quartet in C Op.54 No.2 Pamela Harrison Clarinet Quintet Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.115 The heart has its reasons, and at the end of his life, Brahms fell so deeply in love with the clarinet that he came out of retirement to write for it. The result was the Clarinet Quintet: tender, songful, and haunted by the gypsy music of Brahms’ youth - truly, emotion recollected in tranquillity. It’s a beautiful complement to the Quintet by the post-war British composer Pamela Harrison; Haydn’s quartet, meanwhile, taps the same vein of understated passion.

Fanny Mendelssohn Quartet in E flat (Hensel) Mozart Quartet in F K.590 Beethoven Quartet in E minor Op.59 No.2 Rasumovsky Fit for a king: Mozart wrote his Quartet K.590 specially to impress the cello-playing King of Prussia – so he made sure that the cello has lots to do! Beethoven wrote his quartet for a Russian count – and Russian folksongs are woven into music that could be by no other composer. Fanny Mendelssohn didn’t get to mingle in such exalted circles, but from the inspiration and eloquence of her romantic Quartet in E flat, you’d never guess.

Terror, Tenderness From Suffolk and Transcendence to Schubert Thursday 9 May 2019 7.15pm Helen Martin Studio Mozart Quartet in G K.387 Cecilia McDowall Quartet (2004) The Case of the Unanswered Wire Beethoven Quartet in E flat Op.127 From the telegraph room of a doomed warship flood messages of terror, determination and – somehow, incredibly – love. Cecilia McDowall’s String Quartet dates from 2005, and though it’s short it carries a powerful emotional punch. It’s a vision of a lost world to set beside Mozart’s joyous G major Quartet – Amadeus at the top of his game - and the transcendent beauty of Beethoven’s Quartet Op.127: music that never sounds any less extraordinary, or new.

Thursday 13 June 2019 7.15pm Helen Martin Studio With Michal Kaznowski (Cello) Haydn Imogen Holst Schubert

Quartet in F Op.50 No.5 String Quintet (1982) String Quintet in C D.956

Imogen Holst loved the cold winter air in Suffolk: “It’s like having champagne without the hangover”, she said. Her atmospheric String Quintet of 1982 has that same intoxicating clarity, coupled with a very English melancholy – a magical contrast to Haydn’s wit and grace, and a wonderfully poetic counterpart to Schubert’s C major String Quintet: a regular choice on Desert Island Discs (and with good reason, because chamber music doesn’t get much more sublime).

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MET OPERA SCREENINGS 2018/19 Tickets: £27 (£22), Restricted view £11.50 All on sale from Thu 17 May 2018 Now in its 12th year, the new series of operas will be broadcast from New York to a screen in our newly refurbished theatre. Aida

La Fanciulla del West

La Traviata

Samson et Dalila

Marnie

Adriana Lecouvreur

Aida (Encore) Verdi

Sunday 14 October 2018 3pm Conductor: Nicola Luisotti Cast: Aida (Anna Netrebko), Amneris (Anita Rachvelishvili), Radamès (Aleksandrs Antonenko), Amonasro (Quinn Kelsey), The King (Ryan Speedo Green)

Samson et Dalila (Encore) Saint-Saëns

Sunday 21 October 2018 3pm

La Fanciulla del West (Encore) Puccini

Sunday 28 October 2018 3pm Conductor: Marco Armiliato Cast: Minnie (Eva-Maria Westbroek), Dick Johnson, (Jonas Kaufmann), Nick (Carlo Bosi), Jack Rance (Z̆eljko Luc̆ić), Sonora (Michael Todd Simpson), Ashby (Matthew Rose), Jakewallas (Oren Gradus)

Marnie (Encore) Nico Muhly

Conductor: Sir Mark Elder

Sunday 11 November 2018 3pm

Cast: Samson (Roberto Alagna), Dalila (Elı-na Garanc̆a), High Priest (Laurent Naouri), Abimélech (Elchin Azizov), The Old Hebrew (Dmitry Belosselskiy)

Conductor: Robert Spano

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Cast: Marnie (Isabel Leonard), Mrs. Rutland (Janis Kelly), Marnie’s Mother (Denyce Graves), Terry Rutland (Iestyn Davies), Mark Rutland (Christopher Maltman)

La Traviata (Encore) Verdi

Sunday 16 December 2018 6pm Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Cast: Violetta Valéry (Diana Damrau), Alfredo Germont (Juan Diego Flórez), Giorgio Germont (Quinn Kelsey)

Adriana Lecouvreur (Live) Cilea

Saturday 12 January 2019 5.55pm Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda Cast: Adriana Lecouvreur (Anna Netrebko), The Princess Of Bouillon (Anita Rachvelishvili), Maurizio (Piotr Beczala), The Abbé (Carlo Bosi), Michonnet (Ambrogio Maestri)


Carmen

Die Walküre

La Fille de Regiment

Dialogues des Carmelites

Carmen (Encore)

Die Walküre (Live)

Sunday 10 February 2019 3pm

Saturday 30 March 2019 5pm

Conductor: Louis Langrée

Conductor: Philippe Jordan

Cast: Carmen (Clémentine Margaine), Micaëla (Aleksandra Kurzak), Don José (Roberto Alagna), Escamillo (Alexander Vinogradov)

Cast: Brünnhilde (Christine Goerke), Sieglinde (Eva-Maria Westbroek), Siegmund (Stuart Skelton), Fricka (Jamie Barton), Wotan (Greer Grimsley), Hunding (Günther Groissböck)

Bizet

La Fille du Régiment (Encore) Donizetti

Wagner

Dialogues des Carmélites (Live) Francis Poulenc

Saturday 11 May 2019 5pm Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Cast: Blanche De La Force (Isabel Leonard), Mme. Lidoine (Adrianne Pieczonka), Constance (Erin Morley), Mère Marie (Karen Cargill), First Prioress (Karita Mattila), Chevalier De Laforce (David Portillo), Marquis De La Force (Dwayne Croft)

Sunday 3 March 2019 3pm Conductor: Enrique Mazzola Cast: Marie (Pretty Yende), Tonio (Javier Camarena), Marquise Of Berkenfield (Stephanie Blythe), Sulpice (Maurizio Muraro)

Due to the ongoing Warwick 20:20 Project, we are restricted in the number of Met Opera productions we can show ‘live’ this year. Where we are unable to show live screenings, we have scheduled Encore screenings as soon as possible after the live screening date.

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Concert Series 2018 / 19  

Our Concert Series programme for the 2018 / 19 season. Featuring the very best classical music from internationally renowned orchestras, and...

Concert Series 2018 / 19  

Our Concert Series programme for the 2018 / 19 season. Featuring the very best classical music from internationally renowned orchestras, and...

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