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Illuminate Birmingham

 10 March 2018 at 7.30pm-9.30pm 

Illuminate Birmingham

St George's Church
St George's Church 1 Westbourne Crescent Edgbaston Birmingham B15 3DQ
United Kingdom

KÚsia DecotÚ (piano)
Cassie Mathews (classical guitar)
Sabina Virtosu (violin)
Gemma McGregor (shakuhachi and flute)

Join us in Birmingham to celebrate to the work women composers and performers!

Doors Open from 7.00pm
Concert starts at 7.30pm

Admission - Standard- ú8 Concessions-ú5
Tickets can bought in advance or bought on the door.

Illuminate concerts shine light on the work of women composers and performers from the past and present. The concerts will premiere and give multiple performances of works by living composers - Angela Elizabeth Slater, Gemma McGregor, Blair Boyd, Sarah Westwood and Carol J Jones. These works have been written for performers Cassie Mathews (classical guitar), Sabina Virtosu (violin), KÚsia DecotÚ (piano) and Gemma McGregor (flute and shakuhachi). These new works will be programmed alongside a wonderful array of repertoire from historical composers such as Morfydd Owen, Amy beach, Louise Marie Simon, Lili Boulanger and more.

Gemma McGregor : Almost White for solo shakuhachi
Angela Elizabeth Slater : Into the Scarlet Sky for shakuhachi and classical guitar
Angela Elizabeth Slater : The Moon is Falling for violin and guitar
Carol J Jones : The Butterfly Effect for solo violin
Sarah Westwood : Shiko for solo flute
Sarah Westwood : Another dance for guitar and violin
Gemma MacGregor : The Enquiry for violin and piano
Lili Boulanger : D'un Matin De Printemps for flute and piano
Louise-Marie Simon : Sonatine for flute and piano
Amy Beach : Romance for violin and piano
Libby Larsen : Sarabande: In Profane Style for solo guitar
Blair Boyd : New work for violin and guitar
Grażyna Bacewicz : Polish Caprice for Violin Solo
Yfat Soul Zisso : Piece for toy piano

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