Music atT ST MARY'S PPerivale


Friday 23 October 4.00 pm

Streamed LIVE concert in an empty church

Music for a While from incidental music to Oedipus
Henry Purcell (1659-1695), arranged by John Forsyth

Ombra mai fù  (Deep in thy Shade) from  Serse , popularly known as  Handel's Largo
G. F. Handel (1685-1759), adapted for guitar by Rebecca Baulch

Spring Gardens , written for Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens
William Boyce (1711-1779), arranged by John Forsyth

Aranjuez, ma pensée , from the slow movement of his  Concerto de Aranjuez  by
Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999), with text in French by his wife, Turkish pianist Victoria Kamhi (1905-1997)

To a Wild Rose , from  Woodland Sketches , originally for solo piano
Edward MacDowell (1860-1908)

Two English Folk Songs
1 The Lark in the Morning (collected by R. Vaughan Williams)
2 The Cuckoo (collected by Cecil Sharp)
Arranged by John Duarte (1919-2004)

Lough Caragh & Out of Clonmel  for solo guitar
Gary Ryan (1969- ), commissioned by Rebecca Baulch

Farewell to Stromness , from the Yellow Cake Review , originally for solo piano
Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

She Moved Through the Fair
Trad. Irish, arranged by Julia White & Rebecca Baulch

Irish Jigs
Trad. Irish  

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Julia White  is a former member of Santiago Philharmonic Orchestra, Chile, and received excellent reviews for her orchestral solos in the Chilean press. After performing the Strauss Oboe Concerto in St. John's, Smith Square, London, she was described as ‘an ideal interpreter' of the work: ‘This was a most assured performance, full of warm lyricism and dazzling virtuosity' – Bob Briggs, Music Web International. She has recorded for Channel 4, for the Danish production company Tegnefilm, and for the Oboe Classics CD label. Julia performs for the charity Music in Hospitals & Care, and their project ICU Hear, taking live music into intensive care

Rebecca Baulch is an outstanding guitarist...her technique is virtuosic, her musicality is elegant and expressive...all brought together with a beautiful touch on the exciting player.' Charles Ramirez. Rebecca has played on BBC TV and Radio, Channel 5 and Classic FM. She has recorded CDs with the Appassionata Trio and the Albach Duo, and also released a solo album featuring music by Walton, Dowland, Purcell and specially commissioned works by Gary Ryan and Ned

Together Julia and Rebecca run Secret Sanctuary Concerts : performances in unusual spaces with a connection to wellbeing and the natural world. Their programmes for the concerts are inspired by the same themes.


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