7th June Lunchtime concert: Rowena Bass and Deirdre Culloty (harp and flute)

fb_event_buttonIn the penultimate concert of our Spring season we welcome back to St John’s two of our most long standing and popular performers: harpist Rowena Bass and flutist Deirdre Culloty.

As usual the café will be open from noon, serving a range of hot drinks and homemade cakes,scones etc. All profits from the café will go to The Green Backyard.

The concert will begin promptly at 1pm. Admission is free, but those who are able to afford it are asked to make a donation. The suggested amount is £4.

Programme:

In Ireland – Hamilton Harty
Sonata G minor – J S Bach
Allegretto from Suite de Trois Morceaux – Benjamin Godard
Ave Maria – arr Schubert

About Rowena and Deirdre:

Rowena and Deirdre have been performing together for several years. They met originally while playing as members of the same symphony orchestra, and very soon started to enjoy exploring some of the extensive and varied flute and harp repertoire.

They are often joined in concerts by their friend, accomplished pianist and organist Fr Bruce Burbidge, and are a trio very much in support of live music in churches!

Rowena, originally a student at the Royal College of Music, is not only in demand as a harpist, she is also a parish priest in Leicester.

Deirdre studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Trevor Wye and at Lancaster with Clare Southworth.

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