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Chinese visitor: Ran Feng plays an ‘All Liszt’ programme.

Ran Feng 2

Feng Ran, born in 1991 in Guizhou, China, has been playing piano since she was four years old. At the age of 14, she was admitted into Kiev Lysenko musical college as a gifted child…….. In May 2015, she won the first prize of the 25th International Young Musician Competition ‘Città di Barletta’ in Italy……

RAN FENG
(China) piano
All Liszt programme
Fri. Sept. 22nd at 1 pm Y Studio
Sat. Sept. 23rd at noon St. James’ & St. Basil’s
SUN. Sept. 24th at 7.30 pm Christ Church – North Shields
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Autumn Season 2017

St. Cuthbert’s, Durham is yet to be finalised.

The diary

BERLIN JAZZ QUARTET Sept. 13th – 16th
VIV McLEAN  Piano Sept. 16th – 19th
RAN FENG
(China) piano
All Liszt programme
Fri. Sept. 22nd at 1 pm Y Studio
Sat. Sept. 23rd at noon St. James’ & St. Basil’s
SUN. Sept. 24th at 7.30 pm Christ Church – North Shields
VIV McLEAN
Piano
Chopin & Gershwin
tributes
Thur. Oct 12th at 2.30 pm Belmont – Durham
Fri. Oct. 13th at 1 pm Y Studio
Sat. Oct. 14th at 2 pm St. James’ & St. Basil’s
Sat. Oct. 14th at 7.30 pm Christ Church – North Shields
GIULIO TAMPALINI
(Italy) guitar
De Falla, Tarrega,
Granados & Albeniz
Mon. Oct. 16th at 1 pm St. Andrew’s
 Tue. Oct. 17th at 2 pm The ARC – Stockton
80th ANNIVERSARY FINALE
Choir and organ
Handel’s Messiah
Conductor: Frances Wilson
Sat. Oct 28th at 7.30 pm St. Peter’s – North Shields
TRISTAN LEE
 (Australia) piano
Beethoven & Liszt
Fri. Nov. 17th at 7.30 pm Christ Church – North Shields
Mon. Nov. 20th at 1 pm St. Andrew’s
Tue. Nov. 21st at 2 pm The ARC – Stockton
Thur. Nov. 23rd at 2.30 pm Belmont – Durham
Fri. Nov. 24th at 1 pm Y Studio
Sat. Nov. 25th at noon St. James’ & St. Basil’s
ANNUAL DINNER(?)
Sun Dec. 10th – 7.30 for 8 pm Christ Church – North Shields
JONATHAN MIDDLETON
Piano
Bach, Schumann & Chopin
Thur. Dec. 14th at 2.30 pm Belmont – Durham
Fri. Dec. 15th at 1 pm Y Studio
Sat. Dec. 16th at 7.30 pm Christ Church – North Shields
 Mon. Dec. 18th at 1 pm St. Andrew’s

And in the spring of 2018 :

BEN LAXTON (baritone): a final year student at Newcastle University.

MARTIN COUSIN: an old friend, who we marketed as “The Hands of Shine” many years ago, with an “All Chopin” programme

TAMILA SALIMDJANOVA (Uzbekistan): Who substituted at three venues at very short notice earlier in the year.