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UoM music alumnus and music academic in world première

30 Apr 2013

Free Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert with Helen Tonge (violin) and Richard Whalley (piano) on Thursday, 2 May (1.10pm) in The Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama.

Richard Whalley and Helen Tonge
  • John Casken             Shadowed Pieces
  • Camden Reeves       Gorgon’s Head (world première)
  • Tom Coult                 Limp
  • Beethoven                Sonata in A minor, Op. 23

Former music student Helen Tonge studied violin in the University's music department with Ronald Birks of the Lindsay Quartet. Whilst here, she led the University’s Symphony, Sinfonietta and String orchestras and the New Music Ensemble, and formed the Rivoli String Quartet, with whom she still plays.

During this concert Helen, and lecturer in composition Richard Whalley, will perform the world première of Camden Reeves’ Gorgon’s Head.

Lunchtime concerts are free: there's no need to book, just turn up.

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