Concert Series 2010/11
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The La Soirée Concert Series is an exciting new way to experience quality live music. Drawing on and reinvigorating the 19th Century salon concert tradition, our concert series lets you kick back and relax with a complimentary glass of wine and enjoy quality live music without the formality or constraints of the concert-hall.
Held in the convenient setting of Cross St. Chapel, this eclectic set of concerts presents an opportunity for lovers of great live music to indulge in ten sumptuous evenings of quality live music.
Rory Duffy (Saxophone)
25.02.2011 | Friday | 7:30pm | £10
Charlie Allen (Jazz Piano)
25.03.2011 | Friday | 7:30pm | £10
Anna Lamplough (Saxophone)
27.05.2011 | Friday | 7:30pm | £10
Kristin Lien (Piano)
24.06.2011 | Friday | 7:30pm | £10
Rory Duffy’s well-traveled background lends his saxophone an inimitable sound. From spicy Sandunga to seasoned salsa, this is a programme of steamingly sensuous jazz that will make your mind go places!
Rory will perform with piano accompaniment a wide range of jazz music from different ethnic backgrounds. Music includes performances from Jan Garbarek to Juan Tizol; from Paquito D’Rivera to John Coltrane.
Charlie Allen is an immensely talented young pianist, combining his love of jazz and blues music with an explosive and spontaneous performance style. He has played trombone, piano and sung with jazz orchestras in venues such as the renowned Old Duke in Bristol, where he has performed with the legendary Cas Caswell and Eddie Martin.
This evening, Charlie will perform a mixture of standard Jazz piano tunes and some improvised pieces.
The critically-acclaimed Steinbrüchel Duo's extensive collaborative work has helped them to create a distinctively intimate and moving sound. The Duo (Delphine Hensler on piano and Frédéric Steinbrüchel on cello) combine to create rich musical landscapes that have thrilled audiences in concert halls throughout the world.
The Duo’s repertoire will include performances of classics by Dvorak, Rachmaninov and Schumann alongside music by contemporary composers such as Shchredin.
Anna Lamplough, an accomplished saxophonist and jazz musician, joins us for a steaming evening of jazz favourites. Anna’s extensive work in theatre, and her performances as part of the critically-acclaimed EVOKE saxophone quartet, giving her performance a dramatic and engaging edge.
Anna will also be playing music from her debut solo album, From the Heart, with tracks set to include her dynamic reinvention of the classics My Funny Valentine and You are so Beautiful to me.
The multiple award-winning Taiwanese concert pianist, Kristin Lien, joins us for a unique and exciting performance that knows no borders. Kristin’s performance, entitled Around the World in Eighty Minutes, will feature piano music from France, Germany, Austria, America and China.
Kristin will celebrate the end of the La Soirée concert series with inspirational pieces by Scarlatti, Mozart, Debussy, Shostakovich, Barber, Chopin and Tan Dun.
Dates & time:
Every last Friday of the month at 7: 30 pm
Cross Street Unitarian Chapel
Manchester City Centre
How to book:
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£10 (with a complimentary glass of wine/ soft drink)
Steinbrüchel Duo (Cello, Piano)
29.04.2011 | Friday | 7:30pm | £10