Winchester to host Tavener day

The University of Winchester and Winchester Cathedral will celebrate the life and work of composer John Tavener on 11 November.

The service will begin and end with extracts from The Veil of the Temple performed by soprano Patricia Rozario and duduk player Dirk Campbell

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Patricia Rozario – Da Capo Sammelan

Da Capo Sammelan
A Latin- Sanskrit coinage of ‘A Gathering from the Top’
at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi
in the historic precincts of the complex of heritage monuments at Old Goa, Goa
on Saturday, the 5th November, 2016 at 6:15 p.m.
Church of St. Francis of Assisi
Featuring artistes of global renown:
• Patricia Rozario, soprano
• Joan-Enric Lluna, clarinet
• Mark Troop, piano

performing secular and sacred works by celebrated composers – Schubert, Spohr, Tavener, Romero, Messager.

An hour-long feast of romantic music for soprano, clarinet and piano!
Joan Enric Lluna is Spain’s leading musician, combining his work as a clarinettist with orchestral conducting, recording and teaching. He performs regularly with string quartets of renown, collaborates with first class international artistes and appears at prestigious chamber music festivals around the world. Joan has premiered and commissioned a number of chamber works by the world’s foremost celebrated composers. In 2005 Joan formed Moonwinds, with whom he records. He directs since 2009 the International Festival “Residències de Música de Cambra” in Godella, Valencia (Spain). As a soloist Joan has performed and recorded the clarinet concerto repertoire, and many composers have written new concertos for him. His interest in recovering and promoting Spanish music has produced 5 recordings. Joan made his début as a conductor with several orchestras in Spain and the UK to great acclaim, and has performed as a conductor-soloist, among others, with the Orquestra de Cadaqués, of whom be was a co-founder, and where he remains principal clarinet. Joan teaches clarinet and chamber music at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona and Trinity College of Music in London. He is regularly invited to give master classes and recitals in major Music centres around the
Mark Troop, pianist, teacher, broadcaster, festival impresario and writer, is the founder of The Chamber Music Company, a creative performance group. As a solo pianist he recorded for BBC Radio 3 before making programmes as a producer. He now runs five festival events – Rare Classical Music, Inspired By China, Tango Passion, German cabaret and New Classical Music. He also runs Giving Voice to India, an educational foundation in India and is a lecturer in music at Goa University. With singer, Frances Lynch Mark creates and performs interactive children’s drama concerts as part of their group Big Mouth Piano Tales. Mark Troop taught at the Guildhall School of Music for two decades, at Dartington International Summer School for fifteen years and at St Paul’s Boys’ School. As a writer he has been published in Musical Opinion, Piano and Musical Performance.