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Newbury Spring Festival
Sponsored by: The Greenwood Trust and Miss W.E. Lawrence 1973 Charitable Settlement
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St Mary's

 

Ferio Saxophone Quartet

 

Sunday 8th May, St Mary’s Church, Kintbury RG17 9TR
7.30pm (ends approx 9.15pm)
£20.00

 

 

 

Huw Wiggin soprano saxophone
Ellie McMurray alto saxophone
Jose Manuel Bañuls tenor saxophone
Shevaughan Beere baritone saxophone
   

 

Ferio Saxophone Quartet is a young and exciting chamber ensemble. The talented musicians, who met at the Royal College of Music, are emerging as one of the leading British saxophone quartets, receiving enthusiastic reactions from audiences and critics.

 

Winners of the 2015 Royal Overseas League Ensemble Competition, Ferio Saxophone Quartet has a commitment to breaking new ground and is delighting audiences with a repertoire that includes original works and transcriptions of familiar works by prominent classical composers.

 

This evening’s programme brings many delights, including arrangements from Jean-Baptiste Singelée, one of the earliest composers for the saxophone, and the modern-day excitement and distinct style of Michael Nyman.

 

 

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