Fair Oriana – July 2023 Thank you to all our wonderful musicians who came to perform for us this season. 3 – 5 FebruarySpiritatoKinga Ujszaszi, violin and directorMagdalena Loth-Hill, violin … Read more
You have found it! We will continue to tweak it and add information to it. www.concertsinthewest.org
RICCARDO PES, who played for us in September, has been lamenting the loss of a special tree at Sycamore Gap. What an extraordinary journey he made from northern Italy. LAMENT FOR … Read more
ALASDAIR BEATSON is one of the Artistic Directors of the ERNEN FESTIVAL in Switzerland. This wonderful festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary. LAURENCE CUMMINGS, who is also one of our … Read more
Congratulations to the Mela guitar quartet for winning first prize at this year’s Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) Ensemble Competition.
BENJAMIN BAKER, VIOLIN ANDDANIEL LEBHARDT, PIANO1919: Coda (Delphian Records)https://www.benjamin-baker.com/albums/1919-coda Some reviews:“The playing is marvellously poised, an exemplary concept album aptly adapted to each composer’s circumstances and individuality. Baker and Lebhardt tell four … Read more
FENELLA HUMPHREYS has exciting news. Her Caprices album won the Premiere Award at the 2023 BBC Music Magazine Awards. Many congratulations.
HUW WIGGIN, saxophone, has a new recording with Noriko Ogawa, piano, Rhapsody. https://www.huwwiggin.com/recordingsHuw has been to Concerts in the West on three occasions, twice with the Ferio Saxophone Quartet. Their … Read more
ROSALIND VENTRIS, who was with us in March this year, has recently had her new recording, SOLA, reviewed in Gramophone. https://www.gramophone.co.uk/review/sola-music-for-viola-by-women-composers-rosalind-ventris
ANTHONY PITHER very sadly died in November 2022. He was a Trustee and Chairman of Concerts in the West for many years. Click HERE for a brief biography of his … Read more