Concert by Jonathan Radford (Saxophone), Kaoli Ono (Piano) and the Chameleon Wind Ensemble

“the most gifted saxophonist of his generation” - Internationally acclaimed saxophonist and composer, Richard Ingham

Initially studying at Chetham’s School of Music, Jonathan continued his musical education at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris (CNSM), recently completing masters degrees in both saxophone and chamber music with distinction. Jonathan is currently continuing his studies with Kyle Horch in London at the Royal College of Music as the Mills Williams Junior Fellow 2017/18. He has performed throughout Europe in prestigious venues such as the Wigmore Hall, St John’s Smith Square, Bridgewater Hall, Grieg Hall and Philharmonie de Paris.

French pianist Kaoli Ono recently graduated with distinction from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris. She is professor of piano accompaniment at Amiens Conservatory.

Performing
Debussy - Rapsodie for alto saxophone and piano
De Falla - La Vida Breve (Spanish dance No.1) arr. for soprano saxophone and piano
Muczynski - Sonata Op.29 pour saxophone alto et piano
Caplet - Impression d’Automne for alto saxophone and piano
Lauba - Jungle for solo alto saxophone
Bizet - Ouvre ton Coeur from Spanish Serenade arr. for alto saxophone and piano
Matitia - Devil’s Rag for alto saxophone and piano

Chameleon is a group of musicians who met at the RNCM in Manchester, who push the boundaries of typical wind ensembles, and experiment with new combinations of wind instruments. Each member performs on multiple instruments, often within the same piece. They won the Trevor Wye Chamber Music Competition and were both highly commended and won the audience prize at the Christopher Rowland Chamber Music Competition. They were also awarded the June Emerson Launchpad Prize.

Traditional arr Jessica Tomlinson and Joshua Jones - Folk Suite: 3 pieces
Camille Saint-Saëns arr Jessica Tomlinson and Anna Murphy - Carnival of the Animals
Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story

Event date: 
Saturday, 12 January 2019 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Ticket Prices: 
Members £10, Non-Members £16, Children (under 16) with ticket-holder, Students in full-time education and Benefit claimants £1
Event Poster: 
Location: 
Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre
Selkirk Drive Holmes Chapel
CW4 7DZ Crewe, Cheshire
United Kingdom