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  2. 2. This Season we are pleased to For the International announce several exciting Concert Series we once again developments. welcome many great artists from around the world including “We are presenting 14 major Matthew Barley, Pacifica String international concerts with a Quartet USA, Dame Felicity Lott wonderful choice of outstanding and the Northern Sinfonia. artists, performing some of the Based at another outstanding world’s greatest music. Side by venue, The Sage Newcastle, the side with the International Northern Sinfonia are one of the Concert Series is the new worlds most respected chamber International Piano Series orchestras, coming for the first where British star John Lill will of many visits planned over the be followed by an array of next few years, which will include today’s leading pianists. work with their award winning Education Department.” Artisitic Director Graham Oppenheimer 02 Don’t miss the most exciting Season of classical concerts so far in LPAC!
  3. 3. 03 SUNDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER, 4PM SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 4PM INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES JOHN LILL CARDUCCI PIANO STRING Haydn Piano Sonata No 52 Schumann ‘Carnival de Vienne’ Op 26 QUARTET Prokofiev Toccata Op 11 Haydn Quartet Op 33 No 2 “Joke” Brahms 3 Intermezzi, Op 117 Ravel String Quartet Beethoven Sonata in F minor Schubert Quartet in D minor D 810 ‘Appassionata’ Op 57 “Death and the Maiden” John Lill has been Britain’s most The Carducci Quartet is arguably eminent and respected pianist ever recognised as the leading UK quartet since his first prize at the 1970 from within an excellent crop of young Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in groups. Winners across the Atlantic of Moscow. His huge international career the Concert Artists Guild Competition in has been based on his commanding New York, the Kuhmo International performances of the most challenging Chamber Music Competition and major cornerstones of the classical and prizes at the Bordeaux, London and romantic piano repertoire. Osaka competitions, the quartet has established an enthusiastic International TICKETS £15 (£12) following. TICKETS £12 (£10)
  4. 4. SUNDAY 18TH OCTOBER, 4PM INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES MATTHEW BARLEY CELLO & JULIAN JOSEPH JAZZ PIANO Bach Preludes for solo cello Joseph solo piano improvisations and works by Joseph, Pastorius, Jobim and others! These outstanding and unusual artists have come along very different musical routes to eventually find themselves in a similar place. In the first half of the concert, Barley PHOTO: BEN PHILIPS plays solo Bach, and Joseph presents a short set of jazz standards. In the second half, through the medium of Joseph’s compositions and other jazz works, these two musicians come together, showing their amazing improvisational skills, for a unique musical journey. TICKETS £15 (£12) 04
  5. 5. 05 SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER, 4PM SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 4PM INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES GRAHAM NORIKO OPPENHEIMER OGAWA 50 NOT OUT WITH LEADING INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS Grieg “Holberg” Suite Op 40 Debussy Selection - 2 Arabesques, Mozart “Kegelstatt” Trio K 498 Clair de Lune, La Fille aux Cheveux de Kodaly Duo for violin & cello Lin, Golliwog’s Cake Walk, Reflets dans Dohnanyi Sextet for violin, viola, cello, l’eau (Images Book I) & La Cathédrale clarinet, horn & piano Engloutie (Preludes Book I) Beethoven Sonata in C major Op 53 50 this year, Graham has invited several ‘Waldstein’ of his outstanding international Liszt La Campanella colleague’s and long time collaborators for a UK tour. He is joined by South Noriko Ogawa’s 3rd Prize at the 1987 Korean violinist Mi-Kyung Lee, Leeds Piano Competition guaranteed charismatic Italian cellist Antonio Lysy, her immediate success and she has Order of Canada clarinettist James been delighting British audiences ever Campbell, rising talent young horn since. Her charming presentation and player Alex Edmundson and arguably flair are always in evidence, but the leader of British pianists, Ronan underneath, her power and fearless O’Hora. This is a wonderful programme commitment will guarantee an exciting and promises to be a real party evening. atmosphere occasion! TICKETS £12 (£10) TICKETS £15 (£12)
  6. 6. SUNDAY 17TH JANUARY, 4PM INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES MARTIN ROSCOE PIANO Beethoven Sonata in C minor Op 13 “Pathetique” Schumann “Kinderszenen” Op 15 Schumann “Novelette” in F sharp minor Op 21 Debussy Images Series 2 Chopin Sonata No 2 in B flat minor Op 35 “Funeral March” Martin Roscoe has long been one of Britain’s most versatile and admired pianists whose career encompasses solo recitals, concerto appearances and chamber music. With a huge repertoire spanning every style from Bach to contemporary he has recently recorded the complete piano music of Nielsen and Szymanowski, but is now busy recording the Beethoven Sonatas. TICKETS £15 (£12) 06
  7. 7. 07 SUNDAY 31ST JANUARY, 4PM INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES TRIO HOCHELAGA CANADA WITH GRAHAM OPPENHEIMER VIOLA Haydn Piano Trio in E flat Hoboken XV/30 Théodore Dubois Piano Quartet in A minor Mendelssohn Piano Trio in C minor Op 66 One of Canada’s leading ensembles, Trio Hochelaga, will be giving its Wigmore Hall debut as part of this 2010 UK tour. The Trio has appeared in many of the world’s leading music festivals, as well as in Japan and China, and is delighted to be touring the home country of its cellist, Paul Marleyn. This award-winning Trio records exclusively for ATMA Classique, and recently released three discs of works by the celebrated, romantic French composer, Théodore Dubois, to great critical acclaim. TICKETS £15 (£12)
  8. 8. SUNDAY 14TH FEBRUARY, 4PM SUNDAY 28TH FEBRUARY, 4PM INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES BENJAMIN LINCOLN STRAD GROSVENOR PLUS PLUS! PIANO WITH PAUL BARRITT VIOLIN, ROBERT COHEN CELLO, GRAHAM OPPENHEIMER VIOLA AND LINCOLNSHIRE YOUTH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. Kapustin Concert Studies Op 40, No 6 “Pastoral”, No 7 “Intermezzo” & No 3 “Toccatina” Bach Suite for Solo Cello no 3 in C major BWV 1009 Liszt Sonata in B minor S 178 Mozart Violin Concerto in G major K 216 Chopin Berceuse Op 57, Scherzo No 3 in C sharp minor Mozart Divertimento for String Trio K 563 Op 39 & Nocturne in C sharp minor Ravel “Gaspard de la Nuit” Paul Barritt, Hallé Leader, returns again with the wonderful Lincoln Strad and performs a Mozart Violin Concerto with Benjamin shot to fame as the piano finalist at the BBC Lincolnshire Youth Chamber Orchestra. He is joined by Young Musician of the Year in 2004, where aged only 12, Robert Cohen, one of the worlds leading cellists, when the he gave an exciting account of the Ravel Piano Concerto. Lincoln Strad is joined by two more instruments made Now widely regarded as the shining hope of the future of during the lifetime of Antonio Stradivarius, the greatest British piano-playing, in this programme he tackles two of string instrument maker the world has ever seen. Don’t the most difficult towering masterpieces of the piano miss this rare opportunity. repertoire - the Liszt Sonata in B minor and Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit. TICKETS £12 (£10) TICKETS £12 (£10) 08
  9. 9. 09 SUNDAY 14TH MARCH, 4PM INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES JIN JU PIANO Czerny Variations on “La Ricordanza” Op 33 Schumann Fantasy in C major Op17 Chopin Barcarolle Op 60, Scherzo No 4 Op 54, Nocturne in E flat Op 55 No 2 & Ballade No 4 in F minor Op 52 Jin Ju was 3rd Prize-winner at the 2002 Tchaikovsky Piano Competition where her thrilling playing brought comparisons with Martha Argerich. Intense musicality and passionate commitment characterise her performances of the romantic repertoire and this should provide us with a very special account of Schumann’s Fantasy. Her Chopin group consists entirely of some of his last and greatest works. TICKETS £12 (£10)
  10. 10. SUNDAY 21ST MARCH, 4PM INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES 10 PACIFICA STRING QUARTET USA WITH GRAHAM OPPENHEIMER VIOLA Beethoven Quartet in B flat Op 18 No 6 Janacek Quartet No 2 “Intimate Letters” Brahms String Quintet in G major Op 111 The Pacifica’s are establishing a position as one of the worlds leading and freshest quartets. During 2009 they have been voted a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance and Musical America 2009 Ensemble of the Year. TICKETS £15 (£12)
  11. 11. PHOTO: JACK LIEBECK 11 SUNDAY 25TH APRIL, 4PM INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES MARTIN ROSCOE & ASHLEY WASS PIANO “FOUR HANDS” All Schubert programme: Allegro in A minor D 947 “Lebensturme” Rondo in A D 951 Fantasy in F minor D 940 Grand Duo in C D 812 Lincolnshire-born Ashley Wass is now widely regarded as one of Britain’s leading pianists. He joins forces with Martin Roscoe for an entire evening of Schubert masterpieces for one piano, four hands. The majestic Grand Duo is a huge symphonic work using an orchestral range of colour, while the charming Rondo and heart-wrenching Fantasy (Schubert’s most well-known work for this medium) show more intimate characteristics. TICKETS £12 (£10)
  12. 12. SUNDAY 9TH MAY, 4PM SUNDAY 6TH JUNE, 4PM INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES NORTHERN DAME SINFONIA FELICITY LOTT WITH OLLI MUSTONEN PIANO/CONDUCTOR & ROGER All Mozart programme - Overture to The Marriage of Figaro VIGNOLES Piano Concerto No 21 in C major K 467 “ENTENTE CORDIALE” a French/English Symphony No 40 in G minor K 550 evening of song and entertainment Olli Mustonen has a unique place in Dame Felicity Lott, universally known as today’s music scene. As a pianist, he “Flott”, has sung at most of the major has challenged and fascinated opera houses and venues throughout audiences throughout Europe and the world. She joins forces with America with his brilliant technique and international accompanist Roger startling originality, and he is now much Vignoles to present a tuneful and PHOTO: TREVOR LEIGHTON in demand as an exciting conductor. The entertaining selection of songs and Northern Sinfonia are based at The Sage melodies by Debussy, Poulenc, in Newcastle, an exciting cutting edge Offenbach, Quilter, Noel Coward, Richard venue for one of the worlds leading Rodgers and others. chamber orchestras. They perform in Lincoln for the first time. TICKETS £15 (£12) TICKETS £15 (£12) 12 PHOTO: MARK SAVAGE
  13. 13. 13 International Concert Series Ticket offer: Buy 5 get one free Buy 11 get 3 free that’s the whole of the series for the price of 11 concerts! This offer is only redeemable from the Engine Shed and LPAC Box Office open Monday to Friday 10am until 4pm. The offer is available to tickets bought within the same price bracket, ie ALL Full price or ALL concession. The event ticket of least value will be provided as the free ticket in any of the season ticket packages.
  14. 14. INTERNATIONAL BUYING TICKETS CONCERTS Tickets on sale July 6th 2009 @ 10am Tickets are available online from This SEPTEMBER 2009 - JUNE 2010 service is provided by an external ticket agent. Postage fees may apply. Tickets are available over the phone on 0844 888 4414. This service is provided by an external ticket agent. Postage Fees may apply. We do not sell tickets over the phone from the venue or the Engine Shed and LPAC Box Office. Please note: Seats on sale both over the phone and online are provided on a “best seat” availability. If you wish to choose specific seats, tickets must be purchased in person at the Engine Shed & LPAC Box Office. Seat selection service is not available from our online or over the phone service. Tickets are available in person at the Engine Shed and LPAC Box Office open Monday to Friday 10am until 4pm and located in the Tower Bar Foyer in the Engine Shed, opposite the Lincolnshire Echo Building on Brayford Wharf 14 East. Customers purchasing in person from the Engine Shed and LAPC Box Office are able to, should they wish, chose their seats. Please note tickets for the ICS 2009-2010 will not be on sale at the Lincoln Drill Hall. PAYMENT METHODS All ticket outlets accept credit/debit card and cash. Please note: Transaction fees apply per ticket when purchasing with a credit/debit card from the Engine Shed and LPAC Box Office or LPAC Event Box Office
  15. 15. 15 Venue Information TICKET COLLECTION All tickets purchased over the phone or online will be available for collection from the LPAC event Box office. Both the LPAC event Box office and the LPAC event bar open 1 hour before each performance for ticket purchase, ticket collections and pre-performance refreshments. SEAT ALLOCATIONS REFUNDS AND EXCHANGES Please note: LPAC operates allocated seating for all Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged, please ensure events. all tickets purchased are for events you wish to attend. GROUP BOOKINGS ACCESSIBILITY For all bookings for groups 10 and more please contact The Box Office, Café Bar and Auditorium are all ground the LPAC enquiry line 01522 837 600. floor accessible, there is also a lift provided for access to the Gallery and Studios 1, 2 and 3. The Auditorium has CONCESSIONS several spaces available within the main auditorium for Concessions are available to students, senior citizens (over wheelchairs. Should you wish to reserve a wheelchair 60’s), children under 16 and those in receipt of invalidity space, with or without an adjoining seat for a companion, or severe disablement allowance. Companions to any please contact the LPAC enquiry line on 01522 837 600. disabled ticket holders are also entitled to reduced rate Any members of the audience with hearing difficulties tickets. Please be advised that while these concessions should make their requirements made to the Box Office are the policy of LPAC, neither LPAC nor the University of Staff on the night of the performance to gain access to Lincoln can guarantee these concessions for events the Auditorium induction loop system. promoted by external parties. PARKING Parking for all LPAC ticket holders is available in the University of Lincoln Car Park from 4.30pm on weekdays and all day at weekends. Parking is also available at St Marks car park opposite the Brayford Campus, Ropewalk entrance.
  16. 16. LPAC University of Lincoln Brayford Pool Lincoln LN6 7TS 01522 837 600 BOX OFFICE Phone: 0844 888 4414 Online: In person: LPAC and Engine Shed Box Office, Mon - Fri 10am-4pm See pages 14-15 for venue and ticket details INTERNATIONAL CONCERTS SEPTEMBER 2009 - JUNE 2010