Ben’s baton and bellows
As well as being an accomplished accordionist Ben de Souza is a choral conductor too. On two of the following concert dates he will be using both the baton and bellows demonstrating what a fine young musician he is.
Saturday 11th June, 7:30pm
Ben conducts Farnham & Bourne Choral Society in a concert of Haydn and Mozart. As well as conducting, Ben will play Mozart’s Adagio and Rondo for glassharmonica quintet K.617. This piece features a solo glassharmonica part, played in the case on the accordion, with oboe, flute, viola and cello.
Frensham Heights School Aldridge Theatre, Rowledge, Farnham, GU10 4EA
Tickets £15, available from 01252 721075 or email@example.com or on the door.
Saturday 18th June, 7:30pm
Ben conducts Newbury Chamber Choir in a summer concert of chamber choir pieces, on the theme of birds and flowers. As well as conducting, Ben is being featured as guest accordion soloist and will play a selection of solo pieces including works by Karen Street, Mika Väyrynen, Alain Abbott, Petri Makkonen and Claude Balbastre, among others.
St Mary’s Church, Shaw-cum-Donnington, Newbury, RG14 2DR
Tickets £15 on the door or from http://www.newburychamberchoir.org
Tuesday 19th July, 7:30pm
Ben is guest artist at Cambridge Accordion Club, where he will play a selection of solo pieces including works by Karen Street, Mika Väyrynen, Alain Abbott, Petri Makkonen and Claude Balbastre, among others.
Horningsea Village Hall, High Street, Horningsea, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9JG.