Kregor explains that Clara Schumann arranged Bennett's Andante cantabile
around 1841 as a technical challenge, and probably also as a gesture of gratitude to the English composer for help in connection with her London tours.
is known for a skilled mix of harmony and humour.
The supporting artistes are Abercynon's own Holly Davies, Cantabile
Girls' Choir (Hereford) and the Piano Flute duo, Tranquillo.
30pm and 5pm ENJOY the annual concert from Cantabile
and South Derbyshire Brass Ensemble followed by mulled wine and minced pies.
Alvin Jay Figer played Johann Christian Bach's Andante Cantabile
and Dmitri Kabalevsky's Waltz.
The Italian cast of characters includes maestro Signor Cantabile
and the heady and indignant "diva," Mr.
The Rodewald is now well settled into the beautiful concert hall on Lime Street, and in November the Danel Quartet bring an extraordinary East European programme including the Piano Quintet of Tanayev, when they are joined by pianist (and critic) David Fanning, and Tchaikovski's Andante Cantabile
which makes a gentler opener, before the 6th Quartet of Weinberg.
In the "Andante cantabile
," the strings demonstrated an extraordinary level of cohesiveness - not just technically but interpretively - and Guerrero shaped melodic lines with elegance and style.
Hugh Seenan's horn solo over muted strings in the extended cantabile
, truly was spell-binding, later transformed beneath sunnier skies in a finale of absolute and succinct assurance, topped out by blazing brass on top form.
6, Taktakishvili's Allegro Cantabile
, Moderato con moto and Allegro Seherzando; Georges Bizet and Francois Borne's Carmen Fantasy.
Needless to say, the eighteenth Paganini variation, the Andante Cantabile
, is ravishing.
Heiner Goebbels, composer; ``Maw: Violin Concerto,'' Nicholas Maw, composer; ``Rorem: Evidence of Things Not Seen,'' Ned Rorem, composer; ``Shchedrin: Concerto Cantabile
,'' Rodion Shchedrin, composer.