TINDALL RECITAL SERIES 2012-13
Tickets available from Sherborne School reception: 01935 812249
Thursday, 24 January
By 1995 Newton was regularly working with Carol Kidd, Marion Montgomery, Tina May, Annie Ross, Claire Martin and of course Stacey Kent, with whom he spent the next ten years recording and travelling all over the world. His music is now heard on many television productions, especially in the United States where over twenty TV movies benefit from Newton's haunting themes.
David Newton was made a Fellow of Leeds College of Music in 2003 and in 2011 was voted Best Jazz Pianist in the British Jazz Awards for the tenth time.
Alan Barnes studied saxophone, woodwinds and arranging at the Leeds College of music. In 1980 he moved to London, playing with the Midnight Follies Orchestra and the following year was with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, touring Europe until 1983.
In 1988 Alan joined the Humphrey Lyttleton band where he stayed until 1992. Between 1987-97 he also led the Pizza Express Modern Jazz Sextet with Gerard Prescencer and Dave O'Higgins.
Over a ten year period he broadcast regularly with the BBC Big Band and the BBC Radio Orchestra, and both toured and recorded with big band leaders Dick Walter, Kenny Baker, Bob Wilber, Don Weller, Stan Tracey, Mike Westbrook and John Dankworth.
Alan has long associations with pianist David Newton, going back to their college days, and with blistering be-bop trumpeter Bruce Adams, with whom he has co-led a quintet since the early nineties.
Alan has recorded a large number of sessions with pianist Brian Lemon on the Zephyr label. Amongst these sessions are duet, quintet, sextet and octet sessions with Warren Vache, Tony Coe, KenPeplowski, Gerrard Prescencer and Mark Nightingale. He has also performed as a member of Clark Tracey's 'Tribute to Art Blakey' and was featured on the David Newton/Clark Tracey recording Bootleg Eric.
Appearing as a session musician on albums by Selina Jones, Bjork, Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Clare Teal, Jamie Cullum and Westlife, Alan and can also be found on film and television soundtracks including 'Chicago' and jingles such as the Tetley Bitter series of adverts featuring his solo baritone. Alan has appeared regularly as a member of the Laurie Holloway orchestra on television's Michael Parkinson show and Strictly Come Dancing. Over the years Alan has won many British Jazz awards in alto, baritone, clarinet and arranging categories. In 2001 and 2006 he received the prestigious BBC Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year award and in November 2003 was made a fellow of the Leeds College of Music.
Friday, 8th March
An exceptionally gifted young violinist, Tamsin Waley-Cohen studied at the Royal College of Music where she won all available awards and was their String Player of the Year in 2005. Numerous competition successes include winning the 2005 Royal Overseas League String Prize and the 2007 J&A Beare Bach competition.
Tamsin began her 2010 season with a solo violin recital in the Southbank centre, opening the Park Lane Group series, to high critical acclaim. She performs as a soloist with orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of St John's, London Concert Orchestra and London Chamber Orchestra. She has played at Wigmore Hall, King's Place and Cadogan Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Barbican in London, Symphony Hall Birmingham, Bridgewater Hall Manchester, the Liszt Academy Hall, Budapest, as well as concerto and chamber music concerts in Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Holland, Germany, and Belgium as well as in the USA.
From 2011 Tamsin was appointed the Artistic Director of London's Tricycle Theatre's Chamber Music Series, and of Music at the Bargello Chamber Music Festival in Florence, Italy.
Tamsin plays the 1721 ex-Fenyves Stradivarius violin.
Tim Horton studied at Chetham's School of Music with Charles Hopkins, Ryszard Bakst and Heather Slade-Lipkin. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1995.
In the same year he replaced Alfred Brendel at short notice in two performances of Schoenberg's Piano Concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle at Symphony Hall, Birmingham and the Royal Festival Hall, London. Since then he has played with the RLPO, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Trondheim Symphony Orchestra.
In 2005 Tim was chosen as the scholar of the Klavier Festival Ruhr at the recommendation of Alfred Brendel.
Tim has a duo partnership with cellist Adrian Brendel with whom he has given tours of Spain, Germany, Italy and the UK, including concerts at the Wigmore Hall, London. He has played regularly at the Plush, Aldeburgh, Bath and Elverum festivals and has collaborated with many leading chamber musicians including Paul Lewis, Peter Cropper, the Elias Quartet, the Vertavo Quartet, Charles Owen and the members of the Kungsbacka Piano Trio. With Robin Ireland he released a CD of Shostakovich and Prokofiev viola music in 2010 and a CD of the Brahms Viola Sonatas with Henninge Landaas was released this year as the first instalment of an ongoing project to record the complete Brahms string and piano music for the Lawo label.
In 2011 he made his debut at the Enescu Festival in Bucharest and will be touring New Zealand with the Leonore Trio later this year.