VCH Presents The Beauty of the Harp

VCH Presents The Beauty of the Harp

Sun, 30 Oct 2016, 4pm
Victoria Concert Hall

OVERVIEW

SSO Principal Harpist Gulnara Mashurova takes centre stage in Handel’s Harp Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, a piece originally composed for the harp but later arranged for the organ. The concert also includes Debussy’s Danse sacrée et danse profane, and Introduction, Cadenza and Rondo for Harp written by Parish Alvars, who is proclaimed as the “Liszt of the harp”!

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FEATURING

Gulnara Mashurova, harp

Michael Loh, violin

Ikuko Takahashi, violin

Janice Tsai, viola

Wang Yan, cello

Wang Xu, double bass

PROGRAMME

HANDEL

Harp Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, Op. 4 HWV 294 

HASSELMANS     Nocturne, Op. 43
ALVARS

Introduction, Cadenza and Rondo for Harp

GRANDJANY Aria in Classic Style for Harp and String Quintet 
DEBUSSY Danse sacrée et danse profane 

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