Classic Music Live! - Lewis Banks Duo – Saxophone and Piano

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Lewis Banks is a Scottish saxophonist praised by the Herald for his ‘virtuosity and blinding characterisation’. He enjoys adventurous concert programming and crossing the lines between genres. He studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, graduating with The Principal’s Prize for Excellence in 2018. Winner of the Sussex Prize at the Royal Overseas League Music Competition, Lewis released his debut album, Chrysalis in 2021. He appeared as concerto soloist with the RSNO in 2016, performing Ibert’s Concertino da Camera. He regularly does freelance work with the major Scottish orchestras.

Armenian pianist Marianna Abrahamyan started playing at the age of five, taught by her mother. She continued her studies in a specialised music school and then the Yerevan State Conservatoire in Armenia. She is now studying on the Doctor of Performance Programme at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, as well as lecturing in piano at the Junior Conservatoire.

Programme:

Prelude a l’apres midi d’un Faun - Claude Debussy

Adagio from the Easter Oratorio - Johann Sebastian Bach

So my Tears Flow - Jay Capperauld

Gate - Graham Fitkin

Interval

La Muerte Del Angel - Astor Piazzolla

Hot Sonate - Erwin Schulhoff

Piece en forme de Habanera - Maurice Ravel

L’Arlesienne Fantasy (Intermezzo & Farandole) - Santiago Baez

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Enjoy code: 447440
Type
Concert
Target groups
Adult, Youth, Elderly
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