IMS brings outstanding young musicians from around the world to study with eminent professors in a unique and intense series of Master Classes. The resulting six concerts in venues around West Cornwall provide a thrilling chance to hear some young stars on the brink of their professional careers as well as their distinguished professors.
Saturday 8 April, 7.30pm Maestri Concert St John’s Church, Truro
Programme to include
Clarke Sonata for Viola and Piano
Chopin & Friends A selection of pieces for Cello and Piano
Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor Op.66
Musicians to include
Gerhard Schultz violin, Lars Anders Tomter viola, Steven Isserlis cello
Monday 10 April, 7.30pmSt John’s Hall, Penzance
Tuesday 11 April, 7.30pmTruro School Chapel
Tuesday 18 April, 7.30pm Maestri ConcertMarazion Community Centre
Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat K.493
Brahms Sonata for Viola and Piano
Beethoven Variations for Cello and Piano in F major
Webern Drei Kleine Stücke Op.11
Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano
András Keller violin, Thomas Riebl viola, Ralph Kirshbaum cello, Kirill Gerstein piano
Friday 21 April, 7.30pm St Pol de Leon Church, Paul
Saturday 22 April, 7.30pm St Buryan Church
The concerts on 10,11, 21 & 22 of April are given by the young professional musicians attending the Master Classes.
All the programmes are different and, other than the Maestri concerts, are decided only a couple of days in advance. They can be checked online at www.i-m-s.org.uk or by telephoning 01736 763264.
Tickets are now on sale at Hall for Cornwall online www.hallforcornwall.org
Telephone 01872 262466 or in person at the Box Office, Lemon Quay, Truro TR1 2LL.
Young people under 26 can come to the concerts FREE thanks to support from the Cavatina Chamber Music Trust. These tickets must be booked by phone or in person and you will be asked to give a few details at the concert.