Monthly Archives: January 2023

Recital Tuesday 7 February: Margaret Fingerhut

Our next recital will be on Tuesday 7 February 2023 at 7.15 pm in the Pottery Room at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens.  This recital is a special one to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Society, which was founded in February 1943.  The pianist is Margaret Fingerhut who will be playing the following programme, entitled “Around the World in 88 Piano Keys”:

Norway          Grieg       Evening in the Mountains – March of the Trolls
Switzerland    Liszt       Les Cloches de Genève
Italy                Liszt        Les Jeux d’Eaux à la Villa d’Este
Spain             Albeniz   En la Alhambra – Seguidillas (Castilla)
Ukraine         Sergei Bortkiewicz     Les Rochers d’Outche-Coche (from Esquisses de Crimée)
Romania       Bartók     Romanian Folk Dances
Nigeria          Ayo Bankole        Variations for Little Ayo
Middle East  Roxanna Panufnik   Babylonia (new commission supported by Dangoor Education)
USA               Artie Matthews   Two Pastime Rags
Australia       Peter Sculthorpe  Djilile
Hong Kong   Abram Chasins     Rush Hour in Hong Kong
Mexico          Manuel Ponce      Balada Mexicana

Non-members welcome.  Tickets at the door are £15; free for  under 21s and full time mature students.  Seating will be socially distanced.  We can offer membership for the remainder of the season (three evening recitals including this one) for £30; if you would like to take advantage of this offer, simply see the Treasurer at the door on 7th February.