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Ipswich Choral Society
Suffolk Youth Orchestra
Cem Mansur conductor
Erdem Misirlioğlu pianist
Fiona Hammacott soprano
Clarissa Meek alto
Nicholas Ransley tenor
Timothy Dawkins bass
Stephen Rumsey ICS musical director
Philip Shaw OBE Head of Suffolk County Music Service
Mozart La Clemenza di Tito: Overture K 621
Mozart Piano Concerto 20 in D minor K 466
Mozart Requiem Mass in D minor K 626
Ipswich Choral Society and their musical director, Stephen Rumsey return to Snape and present the ‘Magic of Mozart’, a delightful programme of popular pieces from the great composer.
Joined by their President, international conductor, Cem Mansur, the Society are delighted to perform Mozart’s Requiem with the talented young musicians of the Suffolk Youth Orchestra and specially invited soloists, Fiona Hammacott, Clarissa Meek, Nicholas Ransley and Timothy Dawkins.
Ipswich Choral Society also welcome former SYO member, Ipswich pianist Erdem Misirlioğlu to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor. Erdem was a prizewinner in the International Rachmaninov Competition for Young Pianists in 2006 and won the piano section of BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2008. His recent recital at Wigmore Hall was broadcast on Radio 3.
SYO (Musical director Philip Shaw OBE) will also perform the overture from La Clemenza di Tito. The flagship of Suffolk County Council’s extensive programme of youth music opportunities, the Suffolk Youth Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra of young musicians, all aged between 13 and 21 years. This is the County’s premiere youth ensemble.
Please note: this is not an Aldeburgh Music production
Tickets £18, £15, £12
Ipswich Choral Society is a friendly choir, formed in 1824, and the second oldest choral society in England. Under the musical directorship of Stephen Rumsey, the Society performs across a wide musical repertoire in UK and abroad.
ICS President, international conductor Cem Mansur, has conducted the choir with the City of London Sinfonia, Britten Sinfonia and at the Istanbul International Music Festival.
Cem Mansur became Artistic Director of the Akbank Chamber Orchestra, Istanbul in 1998 and recently conducted the world premiere of Veni Creator by Arvo Part, and European premiere of the composer’s 4th Symphony in Helsinki.