• Gala: The Pettman Ensemble

  • Tue, 03-12-2019 at 18:00
  • Hull Chamber Music
    Middleton Hall
    HU6 7RX Kingston upon Hull
Gala: The Pettman Ensemble - Hull Chamber Music - Kingston upon Hull

6pm: Fundraising Gala (£20)7.30pm: concert (£14)Whole event: £34Concert details:Michael Endres (piano), Uwe Grodd (flute), Curt Thompson (violin), Edith Salzmann (cello).Franz Schubert, Trio in E flat major, op.100Beethoven, Pastoral Symphony, arranged for piano, flute, violin and cello by Johann Nepomuk Hummel.The Pettman Ensemble is a flexible touring group of musicians from New Zealand and Australia dedicated to performing chamber music from early classical repertoire to music of today. Its core members are Michael Endres (piano), Uwe Grodd (flute), Curt Thompson (violin) and Edith Salzmann (cello). New Zealand’s most talented young artists join the group for larger formations.The ensemble was formed by cellist and Pettman National Junior Academy Director Edith Salzmann in 2015. Previous tours took the Pettman Ensemble to the UK, Germany, Sain, Australia and New Zealand. The Thoroughly Good Blog of Classical Music reviewed a Pettman Ensemble performance at St. John’s Smith Square and called it: “a ravishing treat”, adding that “Schumann’s Piano Quintet was a glorious ebullient affair throughout”. The Ensemble was featured on the BBC website and in Radio 3’s InTune series.In 2019, the Pettman Ensemble started an exciting recording project for the Naxos label; the first ever recording of Johann Nepomuk Hummel’s arrangements of the Beethoven Symphonies is well under way , with the Pastoral Symphony and the 2nd Symphony scheduled for release in 2020. This year’s tour to the UK, Latvia and Australia will feature these interesting works as well as various trio and duo combinations.Tickets:£14: standard. £5: concession – student/unwaged/disabled **********************************************************Why not join our fundraising GALA EVENT (6pm) before this concert? Come along, support local chamber music and enjoy the Christmas atmosphere with us! Tickets include drinks, a light meal and some fun, live music! Arts Cafe, University of HullGala Event Tickets: £20**********************************************************