Trio from London International Players
Lisa Peacock Presents Thursday Lunchtime Showcases
Three renowned soloists combine to perform a scintillating programme of works for this rarely heard combination.
Bach’s stunning Musical Offering is complimented by the greatest of flute sonatas – the Poulenc Sonata. An awaited UK premier of an arrangement of Debussy’s L’Apres-midi d’un faune is followed by fireworks by Brahms and from Bizet’s evergreen ‘Carmen’.
J.S. Bach Trio Sonata in C Major BWV 1037 for flute, violin & piano
- Poulenc Sonatafor flute and piano
- Debussy Prélude a l’apres-midi d’un faune for flute, violin & piano (arr. Jascha Heifetz) UK premiere
- Brahms Scherzo from F.A.E. Sonata
- Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 17 (arr. Fritz Kreisler)
- Bizet Carmen Fantasyfor flute, violin & piano (arr. Röhn) UK premier
As a proud Australian, Ana is the artistic director of the London International Players who have just had a rave review in The STRAD, and her solo career has seen her on many of Europe’s most prestigious stages!
Ana de la Vega, Biography
Few flautists of her generation have performed so extensively worldwide as soloist and chamber musician. Ana de la Vega’s recent Wigmore Hall debut was reviewed as ‘Outstanding’ (Classical Source), her Cadogan Hall London performance as ‘true artistry’ (Musical Opinion), and her Berlin Philharmonie debut as ‘first-class’.
Ana was student of the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris where studied for her Premier Prix under Catherine Cantin, as well as with Philippe Pierlot and Raymond Guiot. At the age of 23 she won the position of Principal Flute with the Orquestra Sinfonica do Norte in Portugal. Since then she has held Principal Flute positions with the EPK Europa Philharmonie in Baden-Württemberg in Germany, and the Philharmonie der Nationen in Hamburg.
Ana is founder and artistic director of the London International Players, a dynamic London ensemble which brings together the finest musicians of her generation. On the wings of her dynamism they have already in their first season performed in Europes greatest halls to high regard, making headlines in the UK and abroad with their ‘explosive and ‘dazzling’ performances (World Of Classical Music, Wigmore Hall review).
With tremendous élan and vitality, de le Vega revealed her artistry…
Musical Opinion, London
Ana de la Vega
London International Players