Fri, 24 Sept|
Sara Trickey & Iain Farrington – from The Lark Ascending to I Got Rhythm
Join local virtuoso violinist Sara Trickey and regular BBC Proms star Iain Farrington on piano for an electric journey from Vaughan Williams, Elgar and Kreisler through to George Gershwin and Irving Berlin. Tickets include wine and canapés from Al Fresco Feasts.
Time & Location
24 Sept 2021, 19:00 BST
London, Stockwell Park Rd, London SW9 0AP, UK
About The Event
Join us for a Stockwell Live special: a duo of virtuoso violinist Sara Trickey and star pianist and arranger Iain Farrington, with a programme that takes us from the serenity of Vaughan Williams' The Lark Ascending and joy of Kreisler's memorable Liebesfreud, to an after-dark delving into the world of George Gershwin and Irving Berlin in a stunning series of piano solos from I Got Rhythm to Puttin' On The Ritz.
World class culture on your doorstep! Set in the glorious outside setting of a walled garden in SW9, Stockwell Live brings together world-class performers with wine and canapés from event caterer Al Fresco Feasts.
Special offer: 4 adults for the price of 3. Use "4for3" in the checkout.
Children's tickets half-price: suitable for Year 5 upwards.
All tickets include wine and canapés provided by Al Fresco Feasts.
Bring a rug or chairs to sit on.
Whatever the weather! Stockwell Live is all about the power of experiencing art in natural surroundings – the safest possible enviroment in a pandemic. Gazebos will be provided to sit under in case of heavy rain, but we can't guarantee you'll stay completely dry, so come dressed accordingly.
Covid: if you have any Covid symptoms, or have been told to self-isolate, you must not attend. We will credit your tickets against a future event.
Sara Trickey is an award-winning solo violinist and chamber musician who studied at the Royal College of Music, Cambridge University and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
“fiery and passionate” performances (The Strad)
“beautifully refined tone” (Musical Opinion)
As an experienced concerto player Sara has performed most of the major works for violin and orchestra. She has performed concertos with the City of London Sinfonia, the Orchestra of St John’s Smith Square, the New London Soloists Ensemble, the South Bank Sinfonia, the Haydn Chamber Orchestra, the Birmingham Chamber Orchestra, the St. David’s Chamber Orchestra and the Ten Tors Orchestra among others. Recent recordings include the David Matthews double concerto for violin and viola with the English Symphony Orchestra and violist Sarah-Jane Bradley; a recording of Fauré and David; and the world premiere recording of Mathias’ violin sonatas with Iwan Llewelyn Jones.
As a chamber musician she's a founder member of the Odysseus Piano Trio, plays in the The Rossetti Ensemble, and plays in a violin duo with Andrew Watkinson, leader of the Endellion Quartet. Prior to forming these groups, Sara led the Bronte String Quartet for six years, winning the Royal Overseas League competition and second prize in the Cremona International Quartet competition.
Living locally in Stockwell, she also enjoys teaching – including at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Iain Farrington has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, organist, composer and arranger. He has made numerous recordings, and broadcast on BBC Television, Classic FM and BBC Radio 3. Through his multi-faceted work as a musician, he aims to bring live music to as wide an audience as possible. Iain’s concert programmes often mix popular and jazz elements into the traditional Classical repertoire. He's performed at all the major UK venues, and internationally in the USA, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong and across Europe. He has worked with many of the country's leading musicians, including Sir Bryn Terfel, Sir Paul McCartney and Lesley Garrett.
He achieved screen fame playing piano in front of over 1bn people, in Rowan Atkinson's performance as Mr Bean at the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony.
Includes wine and canapés from Al Fresco Feasts
Children's Ticket Yr5 upwards
This ticket includes drinks and canapés