Wednesday, July 6th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith, W6 9PJ
MUSIC FROM STAGE AND SCREEN
Dudley Moore Moontime and Millionaire from Bedazzled Henry Mancini It's Easy To Say from 10 Meggie's Theme from The Thorn Birds Stanley Myers Cavatina from The Deer Hunter Michael Legrand Papa from Yentl George Gershwin Summertime from Porgy and Bess Stephen Sondheim Children will Listen from Into the Woods Nothing’s gonna Harm You from Sweeney Todd Steve Law From me to you (2016) (To Lorna) Reunion (2010) Enya/Roma Ryan May it be from The Lord of the Rings Henry Mancini / Moon River Johnny Mercer from Breakfast at Tiffany's Harold Arlen / Somewhere Over the Rainbow E.Y. Harburg from The Wizard of Oz JANINE VAN DEN BERG vocals STEVE LAW piano
A selection of memorable songs and music from films and musicals with the beautiful voice of Janine van den Berg and versatile pianist, arranger and composer Steve Law. Includes authentic transcriptions by Steve Law of Dudley Moore’s jazz piano playing.
Wednesday, July 13th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Puccini Chi il bel sogno di Doretta Frank Bridge Come to me in my Dreams Love went a-riding Liszt Die Lorelei Rachmaninoff O, don’t sing to me The Lilacs How fair this place Spring Waters Neil Crossland Do not stand at my grave and weep Dream within a Dream How do I love thee Donizetti Ah! Tardai troppo… O luce di quest’ anima NINA KOPPARHED (soprano) NEIL CROSSLAND (piano)
Beautiful songs by Rachmninoff, Liszt, Frank Bridge and Neil Crossland. As a composer, Neil Crossland is known for his original but accessible style. ‘Music rages in him and his breed is rare’ – The Standard.
Wednesday, July 20th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Chopin 24 Preludes for piano, Op.28 Saint-Saens Valse Nonchalante Op 110 Valse Langoureuse Op 120 Prokofiev selections from Romeo & Juliet HARUKO SEKI piano
Haruko Seki performs all 24 of Chopin’s Preludes from Op.28. An unforgettable journey through every major and minor key and a myriad of emotions. Biographer Jeremy Nicholas writes that “Even on their own, the 24 Preludes would have ensured Chopin’s claim to immortality.”[
There is also beautiful music from Saint-Saens and one of the greatest 20th Century ballets – Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet.
“Bathed in tonal beauty” The Times.
Wednesday, July 27th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Beethoven Sonata in C minor Op.13 'Pathetique' Piano Sonata No.14 in C# minor op.27 no.2 'Moonlight' Brahms Funerailles NEIL CROSSLAND piano
Neil Crossland performs Beethoven’s famous ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Appasionata’ Sonatas and music by Brahms.
‘If Beethoven had not written all his piano music with himself in mind, he might happily have written it for Neil Crossland’ The Guardian.
Wednesday, August 3rd, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Scott Joplin The Easy Winners Debussy Cake Walk from Children's Corner Billy Mayerl Antiquary Satie Gymnopedie No. 1 Vladimir Cosma Sentimental Promenade * Dudley Moore Satie * (published by Faber) James P. Johnson /Fats Waller Carolina Shout * Gershwin S'Wonderful / Funny Face * I Got Rhythm * Barber Excursions Nos.1 and 2 Pine Top Smith (Silvan Zingg) Pinetop’s Boogie-Woogie * Steve Law 12 Pop Preludes (2013) 1 'See minor' 3 'Repetition' 4 '80s Stop-Start Rhythm' 5 'Small country' 8 'I miss you, I love you' 9 'Jan Hammered' Prokofiev Precipitato from Piano Sonata No. 7 op.83 STEVE LAW piano * transcribed from original performances by Steve Law
Classical piano pieces inspired by jazz, heard alongside the original jazz styles which inspired them. (Or vice versa!) Featuring original authentic transcriptions by Steve Law of piano playing by Gershwin, Fats Waller and Dudley Moore. Also, piano favourites by Scott Joplin, Satie and Barber. Featuring some of Steve Law’s memorable Pop Preludes and finishing with one of the most original and jazzy piano pieces of the 20th Century – the finale to Prokofiev’s 7th Sonata with it’s ingenious 7/8 perpetual rhythm.
Wednesday, August 10th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Gershwin arr. Heifetz Porgy and Bess Suite (extended by Law and Wilson) Steve Law Violin Concerto MARK WILSON violin STEVE LAW piano
Sublime music from Gershwin’s operatic masterpiece Porgy and Bess arranged by Jascha Heifetz and extended by Law and Wilson.
Also hear Steve Law’s exciting, beautiful, jazzy and melodic violin concerto arranged for piano and violin by the composer.
Wednesday, August 17th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Music in the Atrium
Wednesday, August 24th, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 9 'Kreutzer Sonata' Neil Crossland Violin Concerto MARK WILSON violin NEIL CROSSLAND piano
Beethoven’s wonderful Kreutzer Sonata for violin and piano is coupled with Neil Crossland’s brilliant Violin Concerto.
As a composer, Neil Crossland is known for his original but accessible style. ‘Music rages in him and his breed is rare’ – The Standard.
Wednesday, August 31st, 12.30pm, 2016 St Paul’s Church, Caroline Street, Hammersmith
Mozart Piano Sonata No.11 in A major K331 Beethoven Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor ‘'Op.27 No.2 ‘Moonlight’ Liszt Funerailles Vallee d’Obermann from Annees de Pelerinage, Premiere Annee