The Duruflé Trio comes to Hornsea

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The Duruflé Trio is coming to Hornsea for the February concert in the Hornsea Music Society season.  With a repertoire ranging from Bach to contemporary composers, they have an interesting range of music to suit a variety of tastes.  The trio was formed in 2015 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where the players met.  They are all keen improvisers, and include trio improvisations as part of every performance.

Clare Simmonds performs regularly as a soloist and ensemble pianist, and enjoys presenting unconventional and contemporary music.  She holds an MMus in Piano Accompaniment from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, she received distinction for an MMus in solo piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Rosie Bowker is a versatile flautist who performs regularly as a soloist and in chamber and orchestral ensembles.  Recently she has performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, and appeared on Radio 3 in the BBCs ‘Boulez at 90’ day.  She is ex-principal flute of the National Youth Orchestra and a recent graduate from Christ’s College, Cambridge.

Henrietta Hill, viola, has enjoyed performing with the Wihan Quartet, the Bridge Quartet, the Hill Piano Quartet and the Fourier Quartet.

As well as performing in a range of venues across the UK, the trio gives workshops for schools in London and Dorset.

The concert is on Saturday 20th February, at Hornsea United Reformed Church, starting at 7.30pm.  Tickets are £8.50 for adults, and are available from Vernon Galleries, Newbegin, Hornsea (01964 532986).  Accompanied children get in free.

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