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Lunchbreak Concerts

Our popular series of Lunchbreak Concerts features an exciting programme in the Cowdray Hall under the artistic direction of Dr. Roger B. Williams, M.B.E. (University of Aberdeen).

Concerts run from 12.45 - 1.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

Admission is free although donations are welcome. A sandwich lunch, provided by the Friends of Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums, can be purchased at Thursday concerts.

Lunchbreak Concerts 2014-15

Thursday 16 October 12-12.20pm
CONCERT TALK
Roger B. Williams

AMANDA BABINGTON (VIOLIN) AND CLAIRE BABINGTON (CELLO)
WITH ROGER B.WILLIAMS (HARPSICHORD)

Music by Corelli and others of the baroque era

Thursday 23 October
DUQUESA
Eclectic tango duo Fabiana Galante (Piano) and
Luis Conde (Bass Clarinet, Clarinet and Soprano Sax)
In association with sound

Saturday 25 October 9.30-11.15am
PROMENADE CONCERT
Promenade through the Gallery to discover three short new music and dance
performances.In association with sound and DanceLive

1pm
ROHAN DE SARAM (CELLO), JONATHAN MAYER, (TAMPURA)
AND ERWAN KERAVEC (BAGPIPES)

Exploring the drone through a series of improvisations and arrangements of works by
John Mayer. In association with sound

Thursday 30 October
CHRISTINA MCMASTER (PIANO)
Music by Ruth Crawford Seeger; Ives, Stephen Montague; Alex Brusentev; Cowell and Rezewski
In association with sound

Saturday 1 November 1-1.45pm
ENSEMBLE THING
A new work by John de Simone.
In association with sound

Thursday 6 November 12-12.20pm
CONCERT TALK
John McLeod

YOUNG ARTISTS PLAY MCLEOD
Ian Watt (Guitar) and Philip Sharp (Piano)

Music by John McLeod (b.1934)
In association with sound

Saturday 8 November 1-1.45pm
THE SMITH QUARTET
Works by Kevin Volans, Tunde Jegede and Michael Nyman.
In association with sound

Tuesday 11 November 5.30-6.15pm
RUSH HOUR CONCERT
UNIVERSITY OPERA WITH MARISCHAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Conducted by Adam Gerber Shostakovich: The Tale of the Silly Little Mouse

Thursday 13 November
STEPHEN LAIDLAW (CELLO) AND RYAN DRUKER (PIANO)
Music by Webern and Rachmaninoff

Aberdeen Art Gallery
Thursday 20 November 12-12.20pm
CONCERT TALK
Roger B. Williams

KAY RITCHIE (FLUTE) CHERYL BELL (OBOE) & ROGER B. WILLIAMS (CHAMBER ORGAN)
Music by Handel, and J.S.Bach

Thursday 27 November
ABERDEEN CITY MUSIC SCHOOL
An exciting programme from the school's young musicians.

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