Star musicians playing at Mapperton concerts on 12 September and 2 October

Four internationally acclaimed musicians are to perform at two concerts this autumn in All Saints Church, beside Mapperton House.  In the first concert on 12th September tenor Mark Padmore will sing Dowland and Schubert, accompanied by guitarist Morgan Szymanski, and on 2nd October Steven Isserlis will play three Bach sonatas accompanied by Maggie Cole on the harpsichord.  

We are sorry that the Steven Isserlis concert is now full. 

To book tickets for Mark Padmore on 12th September please call 01308 862 645 or email office@mapperton.com.

Saturday 12th September 2015 7.00pm

Mark Padmore and Morgan Szymanski

Mark Padmore after a choral scholarship to King’s College, Cambridge, graduated with an honours degree in music. Now he has a flourishing career in opera, concert and recital. His appearances in Bach Passions are famous especially his performances as Evangelist in the St Matthew and St John Passions with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle.

Morgan Szymanski is described as ‘a player destined for future glories’ and has been highlighted as ‘One to Watch’ by both Gramophone Magazine and the BBC Music Magazine. Featured on the cover of Classical Guitar Magazine, Morgan Szymanski was recently selected as a finalist for the ‘Outstanding Young Artist Award’.

Programme

DOWLAND:  Come ye heavy states of night
DOWLAND:  Come again, sweet love
DOWLAND:  Now, O now I needs must part
ROTH:  The Unicorn in the Garden (guitar solo)
ROTH:  My Lute and I (words by Thomas Wyatt)

Interval

SCHUBERT:  Heidenröslein
SCHUBERT:  Des Fischersliebesglück
SCHUBERT:  Der Jüngling an der Quelle  
TIPPETT:  Songs for Achilles
ROTH:  Chinese Gardens (words by Vikram Seth)
ROTH:  Lights Out (words by Edward Thomas)                       

Friday 2nd October 2015 7.00pm

Steven Isserlis and Maggie Cole

Steven Isserlis is famous worldwide for his musicianship and interpretation. A British cellist, he enjoys a vastly distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician and educator. ‘The music world – and music itself – is infinitely richer for the presence of Steven Isserlis.’ Gramophone Magazine
Maggie Cole performs outstandingly on harpsichord, fortepiano and piano. As well as BBC Radio 3 and festivals, she has performed from Seattle to Moscow, from Finland to India. In addition to solo recitals – with Bach’s ‘Goldberg Variations’ a speciality, she frequently performs with partners including Michael Chance counter and Steven Isserlis.

Programme

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Viola da Gamba and harpsichord Sonata in G Major, BWV 1027
I.          Allegro ma non tanto
II         Andante
III        Allegro moderato

Viola da Gamba and harpsichord Sonata in D Major BWV 1028
I.          Adagio
II.        Allegro
III.       Andante
IV.       Allegro

Viola da Gamba and harpsichord in G Minor BWV 1029
I.          Vivace
II.        Adagio
III.       Allegro