Totally Toddler!

Friday 16 June 2023, 10.45am

Tonbridge Baptist Church
Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge, TN10 3HZ

 

Elena Jáuregui – violin
Rebecca Knight – cello

 

Join Elena and Becky as they embark on a magical musical adventure around the world!

This informal concert is designed for children and adults alike, with a programme of music to enchant and delight. Offering the perfect first concert experience, children are free to move around, dance and sing as they listen to the music.

 

This concert is aimed at children under 5 years
Approx. length of concert: 45mins

 

Adult and up to 3 children £7  | Additional Adult £3
(includes post-concert light refreshments)

Booking is advised due to limited capacity.

 

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Born in Madrid, Elena Jáuregui studied her violin degree in Spain with distinction and her Masters in Music Performance in London at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Elena has performed extensively across Europe as well as the United States, Africa and  South America in venues such as the Auditorio Nacional de Música de Madrid, St-Martin-in-the-Fields (London), The Purcell Room (London). Her playing has also been broadcast on a number of radios, including Spanish and Icelandic national radio and BBC Radio 3 and she has recorded the solo violin part on feature and short films. As violinist of the Roncesvalles Duo and the Aglaia Trio she has recorded two CDs, Jardín bajo la Luna and Secretos Quiero Descubrir. Elena has premiered several pieces written for her and her chamber groups by composers such as Federico Jusid, David del Puerto, John Barber, Polina Medyulyanova and Zeltia Montes. She also enjoys improvisation and collaborating with other artists and has  performed and recorded with song-writers as well as world  musicians, actors and dancers. Elena currently teaches violin and  chamber music at Junior Trinity and at City of London School for  Girls.

 

As cellist in the Lawson Trio since 2007, Rebecca Knight has performed at London’s Wigmore Hall, South Bank and King’s Place, and given live concert broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and Australian Classic FM. The ensemble’s debut CD of newly-commissioned British music met with critical acclaim, receiving a 5-star review in BBC Music Magazine. The ensemble is currently working on a new podcast about Music and the Mind called ‘Inner Ear’.

Rebecca has recorded cello sonatas of Louise Farrenc and Dame Ethyl Smith on Ambache Records, and contemporary chamber works for Champs Hill, Chandos and Oboe Classics. Rebecca works with  orchestras including Academy St Martin in the Fields, City of London  Sinfonia and London Chamber Orchestra, and has appeared as guest principal with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Wexford Festival Opera Orchestra and Ulster Orchestra. She enjoys  improvising and creating electronic compositions sampling the cello,  and she features as solo cello on Hidden Orchestra’s ‘Creaks’  soundtrack album, released in 2020 and has played live with them  for Jazz festivals in Prague and Luxembourg.