Harpist Alex Rider presents an enchanting programme, weaving together 17th Century with 20th Century works taken from the keyboard repertoire, including music by Couperin, Tournier, Purcell and Benjamin Britten.
Alex Rider is much in demand as a chamber and orchestral musician. Recent highlights include orchestral work with the BBC Concert Orchestra and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and a Radio broadcast of Takemitsu’s chamber music (as part of the BBC total immersion series). For two summers he was harpist with the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra in Germany and is regularly guest principal harp of the Opera and Ballet in Kristiansund in Norway.
An enchanting programme for a summer's day, weaving together 20th century works and 17th century works taken from the keyboard repertoire.
Oonder en Linde Groen - J. Sweelinck
Sonatina Prodigio - V. Mortari
Tic Toc Choc - F. Couperin
Images 4th Suite - Marcel Tournier
Suite in F major - H. Purcell
Suite for Harp op.83 - Benjamin Britten
Ticket Price: Full 8.00 Students £4.00
Tickets available from The Astor Community Theatre, Deal on 01304 370220 or online www.astor.org