Ben de Souza – Autumn Concerts 2017
Great to see Royal Academy Student, Ben de Souza is managing to fit in some concerts around his studies. Catch him at a venue near you this autumn.
Wednesday 4th October 2017 – Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester – Time TBC
Accordionist Ben de Souza features as Royal Academy of Music students present a concert of Russian Chamber Music at Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester. Time and ticket details TBC.
Shostakovich – Four Waltzes for flute, clarinet and piano
Derbenko – Choral Prelude (solo accordion)
Zolotaryov – Chamber Suite (solo accordion)
Rimsky-Korsakov – Piano Quintet in B flat for piano, flute, clarinet and horn
Thursday 5th October 2017 – Royal Academy of Music, London – 1:05pm – Free entry
Royal Academy of Music accordionists present their first event of the year. Concert followed by the accordion department open day.
Mozart – Church sonatas K328, K67 and K336 for accordion, two violins and cello
Takahashi – Like Swans Leaving The Lake – accordion and viola
Podgaits – Rondez-vous with Haydn – accordion and clarinet
Sunday 26th November 2017 – South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell – 4:30pm – Tickets £10
Join the West Forest Chamber Ensemble and Royal Academy of Music accordion student Ben de Souza as they demonstrate the versatility of the classical accordion and its transcription repertoire. Featuring Mozart’s Rondo and Adagio for glassharmonica (KV 617), Dvorak’s Six Bagatelles for 2 violins, cello and harmonium (Op. 47) and a selection of Mozart’s Church Sonatas (K328, K67, K336) for 2 violins, cello and organ, this concert will showcase the sound of the accordion and its similarities and differences with the instruments for which these pieces were written.
Tickets are priced at £10 and available from South Hill Park Arts Centre – http://www.southhillpark.org.uk/
Friday 12th January 2018 – Brunel University – 1:10pm – Free entry
As part of Brunel University’s Friday lunchtime recital series, Royal Academy of Music accordionist Ben de Souza presents a programme of solo repertoire by composers including Zolotaryov and Scarlatti.