The Atmospherica Composer Concert Series presents…
‘The Great Northern Piano Session’
Friday 12th October, 7.30pm at Gosforth Civic Theatre
Featuring four of the norths leading contemporary classical composers, this concert is a must for lovers of accessible, thoughtful and captivating solo piano music. An unmissable evening of lovingly crafted, heartfelt and beautiful original music.
There will be performances from the Newcastle based Steve Luck (award winning composer and founder of the Atmospherica series), Northumberland’s Mark Deeks (vastly experienced pianist and owner of Music Newcastle), Simeon Walker from Leeds (founder of the Brudenell Piano Sessions and fresh from recent performances at the Latitude festival and Late Junction on Radio 3) and Oliver Brouwer from Lancaster (a featured artist on the Swedish ‘1631 Recordings’ label)
Award winning piano and cello duo from Germany, brothers Sebastian and Daniel Selke AKA CEEYS are making their UK debut at this months Atmospherica concert on Thursday 19th July at 6pm. Tickets are now on sale at http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/478666 priced at £8 (plus booking fee). Space is limited so early booking is advised.
Listen to some of their beautiful music now on the Atmospherica Spotify playlist here
It promises to be another very special concert.
This article was published in the Financial Times on 4th July 2018 https://www.ft.com/content/402bb948-7de9-11e8-af48-190d103e32a4
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