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Wednesday 23 January, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 1.10pm

Lunchtime Concert

The Yaz Fentazi Trio

Yaz Fentazi oud
Gizem Altinordu percussion
Robyn Hemmings upright bass


Kick-start the new year with The Yaz Fentazi Trio, performing music that draws on the rich tradition of jazz, blues and North African music. Built around their own compositions, the Trio’s irresistible grooves and vibrant rhythm create a sizzling atmosphere, with a rootsy blend of Gnawa, Chaabi and Andalusian music.


T: Free, with suggested donation £3

Friday 25 January, Colyer-Fergusson Hall, 7.30pm

Pro Youth Philharmonia
Beacon of Hope Tour 2019


Wissam Boustany conductor
Matthew Barley cello


Bushra El-Turk – Mosaic
Dvořák – Cello Concerto in B minor
Amelia Clarkson – A Beacon of Hope (UK premiere performance)
Beethoven – Symphony No 7 in A major


The brainchild of artistic director and principal conductor Wissam Boustany, PYP is a newly established training orchestra helping members to arrive at a deeper inner understanding of themselves and the music they perform. Award-winning composer Bushra El-Turk’s colourful Mosaic will be presented alongside a world premiere performance of Amelia Clarkson’s A Beacon of Hope, written especially for PYP’s January 2019 tour. The orchestra will be joined by renowned cellist Matthew Barley in a performance of Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, with the concert being brought to a rousing conclusion by Beethoven's effervescent and triumphant Symphony No 7 in A major.


T: £24, £18, £12 (concessions available)

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