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Minerva Ensemble play Brahms and Tchaikovsky - Festival of Chichester

Sunday June 23, 2013 at 18:30
St John's Chapel, Chichester
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  1. String Sextet No 2 in G Op 36 - Johannes Brahms
  2. String Sextet in D minor, 'Souvenir de Florence' Op 70 - Pyotr Tchaikovsky

The Minerva Ensemble return to Chichester with a concert in aid of the crucial work carried out by St Wilfrid's Hospice. Chichester-born Benedict Rogerson, and friends from London's orchestral and chamber music scene, present a pair of epic chamber works: Brahms' yearning G Major Sextet, and Tchaikovsky's flamboyant Souvenir de Florence.

Richard Blayden (Violin) is a member of the London Symphony Orchestra, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, London Mozart Players, Orchestra ofthe Age of Enlightenment and Sir John Eliot Gardner’s Orchestra Revolutionaire et Romantique. Richard has led the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment as well as the London Mozart Players, amongst other ensembles.

Gabrielle Painter (Violin) has performed throughout Europe, Canada and the USA at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Sadler's Wells, the Warehouse, Banff Centre for the Arts, London Festival of Chamber Music, Cathedral of St John the Divine (NY) and the Mostly Music Series (Chicago) as soloist, chamber musician and leader. She plays with the Academy of St Martins in the Fields and the London Symphony Orchestra and leads the Orchestra of the Saint Endellion Festival.

Nicholas Barr (Viola) has recorded over 300 soundtracks for films including Gladiator, Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, and performed with artists such as Robbie Williams, Emilie Sande and Florence and the Machines. He is a founder member of the Lyric Quartet and has appeared as guest principal with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields and English National Opera.

Bruce White (Viola) has played with or been a member of many ensembles including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, The Michael Nyman Band, Nigel Kennedy Does Hendricks, Ballet Rambert, London Session Orchestra. He works as a studio musician, recording for film, record and TV, and has been a regular faculty member at the Apple Hill Centre for chamber music in New Hampshire, aiding the continuing efforts of 'Playing for Peace’.

Adrian Bradbury (Cello) has broadcast and recorded with the London Sinfonietta, Chamber Domaine and Scottish Ensemble and the Touchwood Piano Quartet. More lucrative recordings include Boyzone and Westlife. Chamber music concerts include tours of Europe, USA and the Far East, and repeated appearances at the Wigmore Hall, South Bank and Carnegie Hall and at festivals including Cheltenham, Huddersfield and the Proms. He has performed concertos in seven different European countries and is in demand as guest principal with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic.

Benedict Rogerson (Cello) is a member of the BBC Concert Orchestra and London Mozart Players. He freelances with the John Wilson Orchestra and was a member of Irish Chamber Orchestra for ten years with whom he gave concerts with artists including Maxim Vengerov, Steven Isserlis, Anthony Marwood and Nigel Kennedy. With the BBC Concert Orchestra he records music for television, radio and disc, and accompanies the likes of Kylie Minogue, Michael Ball and Gary Barlow in concert.

St John's Chapel
St John's Street
West Sussex
PO19 1UR

Adrian Bradbury

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