Elysium Brass Quintet gave the December concert for Canterbury Music Club, an organisation we’re supporting as part of our backing for the arts.
The performance took place at the Colyer-Fergusson Hall, on Kent University’s campus in Canterbury.
Ollie Haines and Kaitlin Wild (trumpets), Alex Willett (horn), Ian Sankey (trombone and Chris Claxton (tuba) played a varied and diverse programme. Included were works by King Henry Vlll, Gabrielli, Puccini and Gershwin.
Next month’s concert, on Sunday, January 26, at 3pm features a solo piano recital by Romanian-born Madalina Rusu.
Since September 2004, she has been studying piano with Professor Joan Havill at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. She gained a First class BMus Honours degree and graduated from the MMus course (Guildhall Artist – Performance) with distinction.
She will play works by Brahms, Beethoven, Enescu, Bartok and Rachmaninoff. The concert is at the Colyer-Fergusson Hall at Kent University. Tickets are £16. To book ring the Gulbenkian Theatre on 01227 769075.