Bishop Berkeley wrote that the taste of the apple is neither in the apple itself—the apple cannot taste itself—nor in the mouth of the eater. The challenge for the listeners is to search for the common thread from Diego’s own pieces.
The Tocuyito Trio’s journey to the Tropics is inspired by the memories of their childhoods in Latin America and their desire to bring the Viennese and Venezuelan cultures closer together.
This fresh, unusual French-Brazilian programme explores the connections between the two countries’ musical heritages through the works of Gaubert and Mignone. Allow the flow of the audio watercolours to wash over you!
They’ve created a programme to honour their culture and music and to share it with the world so everyone can enjoy the unknown gems of Latin American music.
Leading you through the tight twists and turns of the smoky cafés of Argentina and the bullrings of Spain, harpist Anna Maria Mendieta will perform the captivating music of the Argentine Tango and haunting Spanish classics with passion and poise.
In this programme, Bogatay Köprülü draws inspiration from the musical tradition set forth by J. S. Bach and places his own compositions on the historical timeline of harmonic development.
With such great rhythms fusing traditions from Eastern Europe and Mexico, you will simply have to move to the music. You have been warned!
Using traditional folk songs and harmonies as their inspiration, the unusual duo combination of oboe and guitar will explore how their musical roots impact upon their current sense of art and self.
Every musical story is a fleeting moment in time, yet with a significant power to carve out a place in our hearts and minds, and reveal itself as that indescribable, intangible treasure - a memento to carry within you.