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Lunchtime Concert: Toby Hughes (double bass) & Ben Powell (piano): Franck and Clara Schumann

Friday 17 February 2023

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

An opportunity to hear Beethoven’s lyrical Sonata in an arrangement for double bass by the impressive Toby Hughes. The programme also includes Clara Schumann’s beautiful Three Romances, now getting the recognition that they deserve.

Programme 

Clara Schumann – Three Romances
Richard – Dubugnon Ekskize
Misek – Legenda
Brahms – Intermezzo Op.117 No.1 (piano solo)
Beethoven – Cello Sonata in A major

Performers

Toby Hughes – Double bass
Ben Powell – Piano

A true virtuoso, Toby has exceeded the perceived limitations of his instrument by being the first double bassist to win the Bromsgrove International Music Competition, the ROSL string section final, and the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists competition.

He has performed with major international orchestras, both in Europe and the U.K and in recital, he has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh International Festival, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and St Martin the Fields, and he regularly plays with the renowned 12 Ensemble.

Dates, Times & Book

Fri 17 Feb 1:00 PM £10 Book

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