Matrix Arts Centre is an arts education charity providing a friendly and professional environment for children and adults. Founded in 1989 by Lindsay MacKenzie and George Taylor, the centre is now renowned for its Yamaha Music School offering refreshing and comprehensive music education for children.
MUSIC AT MATRIX is a series of concerts that aim not just to bring quality performances to our community but also to support performers with appropriate and fair remuneration.
Rossella Rubini is the organiser of Music at Matrix and can be contacted directly on this email: email@example.com This email is just for the concert series, please use the office email for all other enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONCERTS AND BOOKINGS
Sunday 24th September: David Mears (clarinet) & Joseph Cummings (piano)
David Mears (clarinet) and Joseph Cummings (piano) have both recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music of London.
Their concert music ranges from the classic repertoire for clarinet and piano to some popular pieces for piano solo.
Finzi, Five Bagatelles Op. 23
Arnold, Clarinet Sonatina Op. 29
Brahms Rhapsody in G Minor for piano solo Op. 79
Bartok, Romanian Folk Dances Sz. 56 BB 68
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Poulenc, Clarinet Sonata
Liszt, Sposalizio for piano solo
Weiner, Peregi Verbunk Op. 40
Kovacs, Shalom Aleichem, Rov Feidman!
Sunday 28th January: Mariangela Vacatello
Born in Naples (Italy), Mariangela is recognised worldwide as an exceptionally gifted artist: Second Prize at the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in 1999 at the age of 17; Finalist and Worldwide Audience Award at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; 1st Prize Top of the World International Piano Competition 2009, Laureate Prize Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in 2007. She performed at the Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Walt Disney Hall, Montpellier Festival, Weill Hall in NYC, Oriental Centre in Shanghai.
Sunday 17th June: Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo
Julian and Dan graduated in July 2016 at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Distinction .
In June 2017 they were awarded second place at the Guitar Foundation of America’s International Ensemble Competition (Los Angeles) and the 2016 Royal Academy of Music’s Club Prize. The duo have performed extensively around the UK, including at Wigmore Hall, St. James’ Piccadilly, St. John’s Smith Square, Courtauld Gallery, Kings Place (London Guitar Festival), The Sage (North-East Guitar Festival), Bath Guitar Festival, Shrewsbury Guitar Festival and Colston Hall (Bristol).