Solitudes: Mr McFall's Chamber
17 October 2018, 17:30 - 18:30
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
Described in the Times as ‘engaging, witty, relaxed, sophisticated, exquisitely played and just plain fun’, Mr McFall’s Chamber presents a gloriously eclectic and uplifting programme of Baltic chamber music from their acclaimed album Solitudes. Olli Mustonen, Pēteris Vasks, Arvo Pärt, and maybe even Sibelius played on a bowed saw...Not to be missed!
Aulis Sallinen (b. 1935)Introduction and Tango Overture (Op. 74a)
Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)Für Alina
Erkki-Sven Tüür (b. 1959)Dedication (for cello and piano)
Olli Mustonen (b. 1967)Toccata
Pēteris Vasks (b. 1946)A Little Summer Music (for violin and piano)
Toivo Kärki (1915 - 1992)Täysikuu
Jean Sibelius (1865 - 1957)Einsames Lied (arrange for piano sextet)
Unto Mononen (1930 - 1968)Satumaa
EnsembleMr McFall’s Chamber was formed with the aim to create new audiences, new music and new directions in music. The group has a policy of mixing widely different styles in the same programme – anything from progressive rock, tango, cartoon classics, folk, jazz, early music to contemporary classical – to introduce audiences to music they otherwise might not encounter. Running through the group’s history and planning for the future is a genuine desire to broaden the appeal of the (often lesser-known) music that it plays... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 17th Oxford Lieder Festival will celebrate a rich tapestry of music, words and performance in European song. Our Grand Tour of song will showcase the pinnacles of the repertoire while exploring wider cultural and geographical influences. International stars, prize-winning young artists and a wide range of concerts and other related events will take us on this beguiling journey. View the ...