22 April 2016 7:30 pm
Recital to remember Yehudi Menuhin
22 April marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the 20th century's outstanding musicians and humanitarians - Yehudi Menuhin.
This concert performance will highlight works associated with Menuhin, and delve into the music of some of his friends and mentors. Feargus is a former Live Music Now musician - a charity, founded by Menuhin to bring music to those in care and in need.
"The violin, through the serene clarity of its song, helps to keep our bearings in the storm: as a light in the night, a compass in the tempest, it shows us a way to a haven of sincerity and respect." (Yehudi Menuhin)
J.S Bach - Chaconne in D Minor (from Partita no.2 BWV 1004)
Eugène Ysaÿe - Solo Sonata op.27 no.5
Béla Bartók - Duos (selected from the 44 Duos for two violins)
Eddie McGuire - Fiddler's Farewell (1985 - for Yehudi Menuhin)
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