A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS, ARTISTS, VENUES AND AUDIENCE MEMBERS
Following on from our highly successful International Musicians Platform this year, Absolute Classics is delighted to deliver its exciting 2016/17 concert series to the region until March 2017.
This popular series of monthly concerts has included some of the world's most renowned and respected classical music artists including pianists Slava Sidorenko, Tim Horton and Simon Callaghan; cellists Gemma Rosefield, Karine Georgian and Tim Lowe; violinist Lorraine McAslan; the London Soloists Ensemble; and a spectacular festive opera with Opera Bohemia.
The concert series continues in 2017 with more top international stars of classical music, including pianists Grace Mo and John Lenehan; flautist Kathryn Thomas; Sarah Jane Bradley on viola; Joost Bosdijk on bassoon; and the Aurea Quartet.
Kicking off 2017 is Grace Mo who will give a series of concerts with sublime music by the likes of Chopin, Liszt, Mozart, Ravel, Brahms and Schumann in Dumfries, Annan, Kirkcudbright and Thornhill from 26 to 29 January.
FURTHER DETAILS AND TICKETS FROM HERE
Grace Mo, Piano
Award-winning internationally acclaimed pianist Grace Mo was born in Taiwan, raised in Canada and
lives in London.
Very much in demand for her works both as a soloist and a chamber musician, Grace has won top prizes at many international competitions and has performed solo recitals at major concert venues around the world.
Grace comes to the Crichton Church, Dumfries, on 26 January; Annan Academy on 27 January; Broughton Hall, Kirkcudbright, on 28 January and the Buccleuch and Queensberry Arms Hotel, Thornhill, on 29 January.
Further information, times and tickets from HERE
Callaghan and Bosdijk
Two of the most exciting performers of the new generation of classical music come together for the December series of Absolute Classics.
Award-winning pianist Simon Callaghan and Dutch bassoon professor Joost Bosdijk take to Thornhill and Gatehouse of Fleet to bring audiences a lavish programme of music by Saint-Saëns, Dutilleux, Ravel and Dubois.
The concerts take place on Thursday, 8 December, at the Buccleuch and Queensberry Arms Hotel, Thornhill; and Saturday, 10 December, at the Cally Palace, Gatehouse of Fleet. Both events start at 7.30pm.
More details and tickets from HERE
“Excellence can be achieved by people working together and sharing talents and experience. Multiple minds will create something bigger. It’s all about making people feel better and giving them the best experience possible.”
John McGee, Managing Director,
The Crichton Trust
A unique collaboration between Absolute Classics, Easterbrook Live and world-renowned piano makers, Blüthner, will raise the bar for quality classical music events in Dumfries and Galloway.
This means that the elegant Easterbrook Hall and 19th century gothic cathedral-style Crichton Memorial Church will now play host to some of Absolute Classics’ most prestigious events.