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A Classical Interlude - Guitar and Flute

Ribble Valley Jazz Festival enthusiastically includes a classical music programme as a festival cross-arts activity. For the 2018 Festival this includes a morning session featuring 3 guitarists and a flautist.

In the morning session the Volente Duo, will perform works from the renaissance and classical periods, to contemporary and jazz, and feature composers such as Bach, Giuliani, Mozart, Faure, Piazolla, Rodrigo and Duarte. John Hesketh’s & Ian Plested’s programme will include a Sonata by Christian Gottlieb Scheduler and a piece by Michael Praetorius from the Renaissance period.

The afternoon session features four pianists runs from 1pm to 2.30pm. Come to either/both sessions but book early, only 50 seats! Tickets for each session are £5, or £8 for both. Book the two Classical Interlude gigs and save money!

Chris Waddington and Helen Tansey

Helen Tansey (Flute) and Chris Waddington (Classical Guitar) have studied music at high level and are accomplished musicians, having performed individually and as part of ensembles in various settings including Gawthorpe Hall, Parcival Hall and Shugborough Hall.In 2004, Chris and Helen decided to form. They have devised a wide and challenging repertoire covering a variety of musical genres, performing works from the renaissance and classical periods, to contemporary and jazz, featuring composers such as Bach, Giuliani, Mozart, Faure, Piazolla, Rodrigo and Duarte.

John Hesketh and Ian Plested

John has been playing music since childhood and not only plays guitar but also solo piano, as well as viola in local string quartets and orchestras. Ian has also been playing classical piano and guitar for many years, playing classical guitar duets with John for four years. The duo will play a Sonata by Christian Gottlieb Scheidler from the Classical period, a piece by Michael Praetorius from the Renaissance period, amongst others.




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03/12/18
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John Hesketh
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As one of the performers the top rating is no surprise, but this will be a very enjoyable event for anyone who attends. The classical guitar is a lovely instrument and combines well with other instruments, particularly the flute - and another guitar!
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