Monthly Archives: February 2022

Afternoon recitals

We are pleased to announce that, as a trial, we have arranged two afternoon recitals, in May and June this year, as an addition to our current season.  These will start at 2pm  and last approximately one hour.  Admission will be £8 (full-time students £5; free for accompanied children 16 and under).  The dates and pianists are:   Saturday 7 May (Elena Fischer-Dieskau)   and  Tuesday 21 June (Ryan Drucker).  If you are interested in the possibility of future afternoon concerts, please come and bring your friends!

Recital 8 March: Cristian Sandrin

Our next recital will be on Tuesday 8 March 2022 at 7.15 pm in the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens.  The pianist is Cristian Sandrin who will be playing:

Bach:              Prelude & Fugue in F minor (BWV857)  from Well-Tempered Clavier Book I
Beethoven:   Sonata in E major   (Op.109)
Chopin:          Ballade no.4 in F minor  (Op.52)
Granados:     Quejas ó la maja y el ruiseñor (The Maiden and the Nightingale)
Mompou:      El Lago (The Lake)
Ravel:             Miroirs

Non-members welcome. Tickets at the door are £12.50.  (Free for accompanied children 16 & under; £6.00 for full time students and those on unemployment benefit).   Seating will be socially distanced.  On facemasks, the policy of the venue is that participants do not have to wear a face covering by law, however we still encourage they do.