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Illuminate – Ethel Smyth Trio

7th September 2019 @ 7:30 pm

£10 – £12

Illuminate Women’s Music is an organisation dedicated to the promotion of music, both historical and contemporary, composed by women. Illuminate Women’s Music also supports talented female performers, giving repeat performance opportunities across the UK. For the first season of 2019, Illuminate Women’s Music has commissioned five emerging composers Angela Elizabeth Slater, Sarah Westwood, Blair Boyd, Kerensa Briggs and Laura Shipsey to write new works, performed here by the Ethel Smyth Trio consisting of performers Jelena Makarova (piano) Elvina Auh (violin) and Daryl Giuliano (cello). These new works are programmed alongside a fantastic array of works by historical composers including Morfydd Owen, Lili Boulanger, Grażyna Bacewicz, Ruth Crawford Seeger and Ethel Smyth. You can sample several of the pieces by following the links below.

Ethel Smyth Trio:

Jelena Makarova, piano
Elvina Auh, violin
Daryl Giuliano, cello

Morfydd Owen (1891-1918):                Piano trio (1915) 
Blair Boyd (b.1990):                             Undercurrent for piano trio (2019) 
Kerensa Briggs (b.1991):                     Forget? for piano trio 🔈(2019)
Sarah Westwood (1989):                     Etching Circles for piano trio (2019)
Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901-1953):   Piano Study in Mixed Accents (1930)
Ethel Smyth (1858-1944):                   Trio in D minor


Nicola LeFanu (b.1947):                     Piano Trio 
Laura Shipsey (b.1992):                     Confluere for piano trio (2019)
Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969):         Lullaby for violin and piano 🔈
Angela Elizabeth Slater (b.1989):      Shades of Rain 🔈(2019)
Judith Weir (b.1954):                         Piano Trio Two (15 minutes)

Tickets: £12/£10 concessions on-line and on the door, students £5 on the door.

Please note: preconcert talk with Angela Slater at the earlier time of 6-30pm plus complimentary glass of wine or juice.


7th September 2019
7:30 pm
£10 – £12
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St. Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel
St. Saviourgate
York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom
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