Juliette Bausor & Daniel Grimwood
Sunday 21 January 2024, 11am
Music Suite, Somerhill
Tonbridge, TN11 0NJ
Coffee Concert: Juliette Bausor (flute) & Daniel Grimwood (piano)
Widely recognised as one of Britain’s leading flute players, Juliette Bausor, Principal Flute of the LPO, is joined by pianist Daniel Grimwood in a programme of much-loved French music. A wonderfully evocative, romantic and virtuosic programme – and a perfect way to spend a Sunday morning.
Francis Poulenc: Sonata for flute and piano
Camille Saint-Saëns: Romance, Op.37 for flute and piano
Claude Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute
Charles-Marie Widor: Suite for flute and piano, Op.34
“Bausor’s sound is glorious …. her cadenzas are spectacular: plaintive, jagged and, finally, tranquil. The second (and final) movement is poignant, beautiful and transformative.” (Classical Music, Nielsen Flute Concerto CD recording)
“a blizzard of dazzling pianism” (The Observer)
“He has all the virtuoso velocity and fire power and then some.” (The Independent)
Standard ticket £15 | Students & Under 18s £5
Ticket price includes coffee and biscuits after the concert and an opportunity to meet the performers
About Juliette Bausor
Juliette joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra in July 2016 as Principal Flute, having previously held the same position with both Royal Northern Sinfonia and London Mozart Players.
Also a member of the celebrated chamber group Ensemble 360, Juliette is regularly invited to perform at major venues and festivals, including frequent Wigmore Hall and South Bank appearances, and performances at the Edinburgh, Cheltenham and Aldeburgh International Festivals and BBC Proms.
Following early recognition in competitions – including reaching the Final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year and winning the Gold Medal in both the Shell LSO Competition and the Royal Over-Seas League Competition – Juliette has performed as a concerto soloist with the London Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, European Union Chamber Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia and London Mozart Players.
About Daniel Grimwood
No stranger to TMC audiences and a firm favourite, Daniel is obsessed by music and loves pianos old and new. His insatiable appetite for music has given rise to an eclectic and wide-ranging repertoire representing all eras from the renaissance to current times. He is a performer of international renown, combining an exceptional talent, rare versatility and refinement of technique, with an inquisitive and creative personality. With a repertoire ranging from Elizabethan Virginal music to the works of living composers, Daniel enjoys a solo and chamber career which has taken him around the globe, performing in many of the most prestigious concert platforms, including the Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Purcell Room in London, Saffron Hall, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Symphony Hall Birmingham, the Sage Gateshead, the Three Choirs Festival, the Rachmaninoff and Gnessin Halls in Moscow, the Carnegie Hall in New York, as well as venues in Germany, Austria, Italy, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Estonia, Taiwan, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Lebanon and Oman.
As a solo recording artist his growing discography ranges from Scriabin on Somm Recordings to Algernon Ashton, a world premiere recording on Toccata Classics. His discs of Liszt and Chopin, performed on an 1851 Erard piano, received a unanimous chorus of praise from the press; the Liszt album was Daily Telegraph CD of the week and Editor’s Choice in Gramophone Magazine. Daniel was the first artist to record on the Edition Peters Sounds label; his complete Fauré Nocturnes album received an excellent review in The Sunday Times and was followed by a disc of solo piano works by Adolf von Henselt, described as “a blizzard of dazzling pianism” by The Observer. Daniel regularly performs on live broadcasts on BBC Radio 3, and has been featured in BBC Four’s TV documentary series “Revolution and Romance”.