Thurso Live Music
For its 37th Season Thurso Live Music
Association is pleased to offer a programme of eight concerts beginning
in September and ending in March. A performance of La Boheme by Scottish
Opera-go-Round will give an appealing start to the season. this
innovative company provides a platform for the rising young stars of the
The Kintamami saxophone quartet promises to captivate the audience with their unique style and virtuosity of playing.
No stranger to Thurso audiences, the clarinetist David Campbell will be joined by the Bridge Quartet to play the romantic quintet by Weber and a work by Gerald Finzi, the centenary of whose birth is celebrated this year.
Heralding the Christmas party will be The Three Tenors, all members of Scottish Opera, who will serenade the gathering with familiar arias, duos and trios.
We are pleased to welcome back the pianist William Howard who has appeared many times in Thurso with the Schubert Ensemble of London. This Time, William will be here as a soloist presenting a particularly attractive programme of pieces both familiar and new.
A small chamber ensemble, the London String Soloists present a programme of workd usually heard with larger forces whereas in this format it is maintained that each player is allowed more freedom for individual artistic expression. Stephen Bingham, of the Bingham String Quartet will lead the ensemble in an attractive and varied programme.
Based in Scotland the early music group, Fires Of Love will perform music from the Baroque period, combing voices with lutes, guitars, recorders and percussion. They promise an enjoyable programme entitled A Fire in the Chamber
Formed in 1995, for the first ever wind chamber music school at Britten Pears School, Quintessence will bring the season to a close. Expect to be moved, thrilled and enchanted by htses five female musicians.
All concerts will be in Thurso High School except for the Christmas concert which will be in Skinandi's Night Club.
2001 - 2002 Programme
KINTAMARNI SAXOPHONE QUARTET
BRIDGE STRING QUARTET WITH DAVID
WILLIAM HOWARD - PIANO
LONDON STRING SOLOISTS
FIRES OF LOVE
QUNITESSENCE WIND ENSEMBLE