Swindon Recital Series returns next month

By Barrie Hudson - 6 December 2021

Arts and Culture
  • Philip Dukes will perform works by Bruch and Brahms

    Philip Dukes will perform works by Bruch and Brahms

Two January dates have been announced for the Swindon Recital Series.

  • Claire Rutter will perform songs by composers including Beethoven

    Claire Rutter will perform songs by composers including Beethoven

The series, founded 27 years ago, is committed to providing world class recital music to the people of the town.

Following the postponement of this month's recital, there will now be two in January.  

December’s rescheduled recital will now be held at the Arts Centre on Sunday, 16 January, when Claire Rutter will perform songs by Beethoven, Debussy, Duparc and Strauss.   

Claire has sung title and lead roles at esteemed opera houses across the world as far afield as Australia and Beijing.

On Wednesday, 26 January at the Wyvern Theatre, Philip Dukes, one of the world’s leading viola players will present Bruch’s Kol Nidrai and a Brahms sonata.  

Philip is a winner of the coveted European Rising Stars Award, Philip has confirmed his early promise with a distinguished career.  Stunning music – stunning playing – not to be missed.

Paul Turner, SRS Founder and Artistic Director, will accompany both artists and in addition at the Wyvern offer a piano solo – a Beethoven andante.

Claire Rutter and Paul Turner appear at the Arts Centre on 16 January at 3pm.  Tickets are £16 for adults and £13 for seniors and unwaged people.  There is also a theatre administration fee of £1.50.  Student tickets are £3; accompanied children aged 14 and under will be admitted without charge. 

Philip Dukes and Paul Turner appear at the Wyvern Theatre on 26 January at 1.05pm.  Standard tickets are £7 plus an administration fee of 50 pence.  Student tickets are £3; accompanied children aged 14 and under are admitted without charge.

The latter concert is supported by Bower Bailey, Solicitors. 

Information about the recital series can be found at www.swindonrecitalseries.org

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