Thursday, February 19, 2009

The Nash Ensemble presents From My Homeland series
with Bernarda Fink and Thierry Fischer

Saturday 14 March, 7.30pm, Wigmore Hall

BRAHMS Liebesliederwaltzer
DVORAK Love Songs Op. 83 (arr. David Williams – world premiere)
SUK Meditation on an old Bohemian Chorale, St Wenceslas Op. 35
DVORAK Serenade for Strings Op. 22

Nash Ensemble
Bernarda Fink mezzo-soprano
Thierry Fischer conductor

The Nash Ensemble (pictured) continues its highly successful From my Homeland series exploring music from the Czech lands on March 14 at the Wigmore Hall. Argentinean mezzo-soprano, Bernarda Fink, joins the Nash Ensemble and conductor Thierry Fischer for a performance of the string adaptation of Brahms’ Liebesliederwaltzer, the world premiere of David Williams’ arrangement of Dvorak’s Love Songs and Suk’s Meditation on an old Bohemian Chorale. The Nash Ensemble brings the evening to a close with a performance of Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings.

“Chamber music doesn’t come any better” Independent on Sunday The Nash has received many accolades including The Edinburgh Festival Critics Award 'for general artistic excellence' and two Royal Philharmonic Society Awards in the chamber music category 'for the breadth of its taste and its immaculate performance of a wide range of music'. The Nash tours throughout Europe and the USA: recent highlights include performances in Germany and Spain as well as residencies at Princeton University USA, and the Lofoten Festival in Norway, and appearances at major international festivals.

Tickets: £12 £16 £22 £24
www.wigmore-hall.org.uk
Box Office: +44 (0) 20 7935 2141

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