Carneval by Candlelight


25
Sep
7:45 PM

Three outstanding young musicians will be making their Chobham Festival debut in 2018 at our Music by Candlelight Concert. We are delighted to welcome the Carneval String Trio of award-winning graduates of the Royal College of Music.

The sound of glorious stringed instrumentalists in Chobham’s unique old church will make for an inspiring evening with a programme featuring an arrangement for strings of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, a Beethoven String Trio – one of his earliest and most appealing – and a Trio by Hungarian Zoltán Kodály, capturing the beguiling melodies of the folk music that he loved. 


KAMILA BYDLOWSKA: VIOLIN
SHIRY RASHKOVSKY: VIOLA
TIMOTHÉE BOTBOL: CELLO

The programme

J.S.Bach: Goldberg Variations, arranged for strings
Beethoven: String Trio in C minor
Zoltán Kodály: Trio


Tickets: £20 reserved | £15 unreserved
Under 16s half price
Venue: St Lawrence Church, Chobham

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About the performers

The Carneval String Trio is made up of Polish violinist Kamila Bydlowska, violist Shiry Rashkovsky and Swiss cellist Timothée Botbol.


About the composers and the work

BACH, 1685-1750
Bach and the Goldberg Variations
We need to talk about Mrs Bach
Goldberg – obsessive, joyous and always a lure for musicians
Originally written for the harpsichord and keyboards, the variations were transcribed and arranged for strings by Dmitry Sitkovetsky


BEETHOVEN, 1770 – 1827

[Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Beethoven walking in Nature by Julius Schmid restored by Michael Martin Sypniewski [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being Beethoven
The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven
Beethoven’s String Trios – written during an amazing burst of creativity in 1798 in his early years in Vienna


 

ZOLTÁN KODÁLY, 1862 -1967

An Hungarian composer, teacher, collector of folk music, linguist and philospher, Kodály is known internationally as the creator of the Kodály Method.


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