Wimbledon International Music Festival 2019

New Generation Artists Lunchtime Concerts 1.10pm

All concerts are at St John’s Church, Spencer Hill, SW19 4NZ
FREE - with retiring collection

Art Council England

Maciej Kulakowski
Tuesday 12 November

Cello Recital

Maciej Kulakowski cello
Jun Lin Wu piano

Igor Stravinsky Suite Italienne
Astor Piazzolla Oblivion
Da Falla Spanish Suite
Dmitri Shostakovich Sonata

Both these exceptional musicians are alumni of the Morningside Music Bridge Festival in Calgary. Winner of several international cello prizes, Maciej Kulakowski is poised on the threshold of a stellar career. Chinese pianist Jun Lin Wu is also the recipient of many awards, and recently was selected as the outstanding graduate of the major London Conservatories of Music.

Yehudi Menuhin School
Friday 15 November

Yehudi Menuhin School

We look forward to the annual showcase concert by students from this exceptional school, founded by violinist Yehudi Menuhin to provide an environment and tuition for musically gifted children from all over the world, to pursue their love of music, develop their musical potential, and achieve standards of performance on stringed instruments and piano at the highest level.

Seoyul, Clara, Rebecca – Shostakovich: 5 pieces  13’
Eddie – Schumann: 3 Romances Op 28  15’
Salvatore – Prokofiev: Sonata No 2  Nigel Hutchison accompanying  23’

Isata Kanneh-Mason
Tuesday 19 November

Piano Recital

Isata Kanneh-Mason

Brahms Intermezzi -
in B-flat major, op.117 no.2
in A major, op.118 no.2
in F minor, op.118 no.4

Clara Schumann

Ballade, op.6,no.4


Ballade in G minor, op.118. no.3

Clara Schumann

Three Romances, op.11


Romance in F major, op.118 no.5

Clara Schumann

Scherzo no.2 in C minor, op.14 &
Sonata in G minor

The eldest sister in the remarkable Kanneh-Mason family, nominated ‘the most talented family in the world’

A4 Brass Quartet
Friday 22 November

A4 Brass Quartet

Jamie Smith cornet
Jonathan Bates tenor horn
Michael Cavanagh baritone
Chris Robertson euphonium

Formed in 2013 at the Royal Northern College of Music, A4 Brass Quartet comprises principal players from some of the UK’s top brass bands, including Grimethorpe Colliery, Brighouse & Rastrick and Foden’s. With ‘technical virtuosity in abundance’ (Brass Band World), these four astonishing musicians come together to perform both lyrical and highoctane works, forming a distinctive and new take on chamber music.

WIMF 2019