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Madeleine Mitchell & Ensemble Bash Present

THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2009 Madeleine Mitchell, violin Ensemble Bash Lou HARRISON Violin Concerto with Percussion Orchestra Anne DUDLEY Vermilion Rhapsody Tarik O’REGAN Fragments from a Gradual Process Nigel OSBORNE Taw-Raw for solo violin Stuart JONES Gharnati Simon LIMBRICK Mopti Street African Drumming Kumpo Violinist Madeleine Mitchell teams up with the four incomparable percussionists of Ensemble Bash for an enticing programme featuring the extraordinary Violin Concerto by Lou Harrison, Osborne’s ‘rivetingly imaginative solo essay’ (Gramophone) written for and recorded by Mitchell, and recent pieces written especially for FiddleSticks by award winning composers Dudley, Jones and O’Regan.

to a clip of Concerto for the Violin with Percussion Orchestra – Lou Harrison Movement III – Allegro vigoroso, poco presto

to a clip of Vermilion Rhapsody – Anne Dudley

to a clip of Fragments from a Gradual Process – Tarik O’Regan

to a clip of Gharnati – Stuart Jones

‘So captivating and headily virtuosic are these performances by Madeleine Mitchell and Ensemble Bash that one is left positively thirsting for more.’ Classic FM Magazine ‘A collaboration between two of Britain’s liveliest musical evening of gloriously ear-tickling sounds’. The Times The concert finishes at approximately 9.10pm