David Le Page (violin), Robin Ireland (viola), Richard Jenkinson (cello)
Mozart: Duo for violin and viola, K423
Kodaly: Duo for violin and cello, op 7
Beethoven: String trio in C minor, op 9/3
Dohnanyi: Serenade for string trio, op 10
Pro Musica String Trio
Friday 3 May 2019 at 7.30pm
St James’s Church, Pottergate, Alnwick NE66 1JW
We regularly have string quartet concerts, but this recital gives us a rare opportunity to hear live music written for string duos and string trios and to appreciate the quality of the music written for these combinations of instruments.
David Le Page is the leader of the Stratford-upon-Avon based Orchestra of the Swan. He has a diverse career as performer, composer, producer and arranger. His regular duo partners are David Gordon and Viv McLean.
Robin Ireland was the viola player with the Lindsay String Quartet between 1985 and 2005 and with the Primrose Piano Quartet from 2007 to 2015. He now performs as a soloist and freelance chamber musician.
Richard Jenkinson is a member of the Dante Quartet and a founder member of the Pro Musica String Trio, the Frith Piano Quartet and the Innovation Chamber Ensemble, which he founded in 2000. He regularly gives duo recitals with the pianist Ben Frith.