DM400: Festival at Home - Part 2 (U)

  • 60mins | (U)

Welcome to the Dartmouth Mayflower 400 Festival At Home!

We have curated an entertaining programme of events for you to watch in the comfort of your own home during Lockdown Mark 2.

We hope that you enjoy them.

Part 1 - The Dartmouth Mayflower 400 Project

This specially commissioned film tells the fascinating story of Dartmouth’s Mayflower 400 Project – why it all started, what it has achieved and how it will be remembered.

Followed by .......

Part 2 - The Lyric Trio Performing a Programme of 17th Century Music

Patricia Calnan Violin, George Robertson Viola, Vicky Evans Cello.

Including pieces by Cavalli, Telemann, Purcell, Corelli, Pachelbel, Ravenscroft, Eccles, Pearsall and Stainer.

Patricia Calnan - Early in her career, Patricia won the Mozart Memorial Prize and performed extensively both as leader of the Trio Zingara and as a soloist at the Royal Festival Hall, Barbican, Wigmore Hall, and Queen Elizabeth Hall, collaborating with many eminent conductors of the day.

Patricia led the Lyric Quartet to great critical acclaim following their debut recital, touring extensively with them in the UK and Europe. She toured worldwide with Sir Neville Marriner as a member of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Throughout her career she has broadcast regularly on Radio 3 and her discography include the Brahms Sonatas and works by Dohnanyi, Ross Edwards, Herbert Howells, Glazunov, Ginastera and Rimsky- Korsakov.

George Robertson - Early in his career he was a member of the

BBC symphony, the Bath Festival and the Philharmonic Orchestras working with conductors, Klemperer, Menuhin, Boulez and Stravinsky as well as many others. Later, George was principal Viola in the Bergen Symphony and the Stockholm Radio Orchestra under Celibididache.

For many years, George has been busy as principal Viola in the session world in London, working with artists, such as Oasis, Robbie Williams, Shirley Bassey, Elton John and Tom Jones, to name a few.

He has also played on many film sound tracks, working with composers such as Hans Zimmer, Jerry Goldsmith and Stephen Warbeck.

Nowadays George spends much of his time giving Chamber music concerts, making films as well as painting.

Vicky Evans – After studying in London at The Royal College of Music, Vicky continued her musical training at Dartington College of Arts with Michael Evans, cellist of the Dartington String Quartet. After bringing up her family, she resumed a busy career as a freelance musician, music lecturer, manager of several chamber ensembles and orchestras, and director of Divertimento Entertainments.

As a chamber music player, she has performed with pianists Margaret Lynn & John Bryden, flautist Judith Hall, clarinettist Colin Parr, bassoonist Martin Gatt, violinists Mary Eade & Malcolm Latchem.

This is an online streamed event and all tickets are £10.00 per person.

The event link will be available to view for 24-hrs from the start time.

Joining instructions will follow closer to the event.

Thank you.