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.
As always, the series of monthly concerts includes some of the world's most renowned and respected classical music artists including pianists Slava Sidorenko, Tim Horton, John Lenehan, Simon Callaghan and Grace Mo; cellists Gemma Rosefield, Karine Georgian and Tim Lowe; violinist Lorraine McAslan; flautist Kathryn Thomas; Sarah Jane Bradley on viola; the London Soloists Ensemble; and the Aurea Quartet.
For the festive season, the glamour of the opera will delight a Christmas audience when one of the UK's most exciting opera companies, Opera Bohemia, bring Tchaikovsky’s dramatic musical version of Eugene Onegin to the stage.
The event takes place inside the grand splendour of the Crichton Memorial Church, Dumfries, on Sunday, 11 December, at 7.30pm.
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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.
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London Soloists Ensemble
Three of the UK’s most distinguished and admired soloists and chamber music players of today come together as the London Soloists Ensemble for the November series of Absolute Classics.
Karine Georgian, cello; Lorraine McAslan, violin; and John Lenehan, piano, combine their musical talents to bring a series of outstanding concerts to Dumfries, Annan, Kirkcudbright and Thornhill from Thursday, 17 to Sunday, 20th November.
The concerts include music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Dvořák and this is a rare chance to experience this trio of inspiring and exceptional musicians playing together in an intimate setting in venues across Dumfries and Galloway.
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“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.