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Robert Saxton World Premiere: Madeleine Mitchell and Clare Hammond

  • Gloucester Cathedral (map)

Madeleine Mitchell, violin

Clare Hammond, piano

Howells 3 Pieces 10'

Gurney 9-10' (either The Apple Orchard & Scherzo or something from the archive) 

Saxton Suite c18' WP

--interval--10/15'

Ian Venables 3 Pieces 10'

MacMillan Kiss on Wood 8' 

Grace Williams Sonata 18'

Madeleine Mitchell and Clare Hammond give the world premiere performance of Robert Saxton’s Suite for violin and piano at the Three Choirs Festival. This programme also celebrates MacMillan’s 60th birthday, Gloucester composers Howells and Gurney plus three lyrical pieces by Ian Venables, who has a close association with Gurney.