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Hay Music: Lore Lixenberg - Mezzo-Soprano & Bartosz Glowacki - Accordian
Friday, 3 April 2020 at 7.30 pm
Hay Music: Lore Lixenberg - Mezzo-Soprano & Bartosz Glowacki - Accordian

Lore Lixenberg specialises in contemporary music, and has performed widely in opera, concert repertory and music theatre, working with many leading composers. Bartosz Glowacki is one of the leading lights of a new generation of accordionists. His artistic goal is to continue to improve awareness of the accordion in classical music, as well as to develop a new repertoire for his instrument.

Provisional Programme
Bach: Ich Habe Genug; Aus Lieb Will Mein Heiland Sterben; Agnus Dei; Zerfliesse Mein Herz
Purcell: Strike the Viol; Dido’s Lament; Music for a While: The Plaint; Cold Song; Morpheus
Eccles: Cease of Cupid to Complain
John Cage: A flower, Nought
Acquaviva: Self Portrait Music; excerpts from 120 Days of Musica

Lore Lixenberg
specialises in contemporary music, and has performed widely in opera, concert repertory and music theatre, working with many leading composers. She regularly collaborates with composer and librettist Richard Thomas (librettist for Anna Nicole), for whom she created the roles Mother (Tourette’s Diva), Peaches/Baby Janes (Jerry Springer: the Opera), Millie and Death (The HaHa Hole) and various roles in Kombat Opera, among others. Other opera work includes Anna (Weill’s Die sieben Todsünden) with Aurora Orchestra and roles in Barry’s The Intelligence Park (Dublin), Osborne’s Difference in Demolition (Opera Circus) and Sørensen’s Under Himlen (Royal Danish Opera).

In concert, Lixenberg has appeared with such orchestras and ensembles as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Intercontemporain, London Sinfonietta, Northern Sinfonietta, Klangforum Wien and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Lixenberg’s credits as a director include the UK premiere of Kagel’s Staatstheater and works with CoMA and at the SPOR Festival.

Bartosz Glowacki
is one of the leading lights of a new generation of accordionists. His artistic goal is to continue to improve awareness of the accordion in classical music, as well as to develop a new repertoire for his instrument.

Bartosz graduated from The Royal Academy of Music receiving Bachelor and Master’s Degrees with distinction as well as being honoured with the Regency Award.

He won the Polish Young Musician of the Year in 2009, following which he represented Poland in the final of Eurovision Young Musicians Competition in Vienna. He is a winner of many national, as well as international music competitions. Bartosz was one of the 2015 Artist of the City Music Foundation and recipient of Zygmunt Zaleski Stichting scholarship. He won Sir John Manduell Prize at The Bromsgrove International Musicians Competition 2018.

As a soloist he has performed in many prestigious concert halls, among them the Wigmore Hall, The Royal Festival Hall, The Purcell Room, Salle Cortot, The Colston Hall and Studio SI of The Polish National Radio. His solo recitals have been described as extremely engaging and inspiring. As well as being a soloist, Bartosz is extremely active chamber musician and is a founding member of The Deco Ensemble.

During his career he has collaborated with many great musicians of a wide variety of music such as Nigel Kennedy, Trevor Pinnock, the Atom String Quartet and Tanita Tikaram. Bartosz has worked with musical institutions including The Royal Opera House, The Royal Ballet, The National Theatre, London Symphony Orchestra, The Chroma Ensemble, London Sinfonietta and many others.

Note: This event takes place at St Mary's Church, Hay-on-Wye.
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Price: £12.50 
 
Student:£6.00 
 
Under 18:Free