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Music with Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT)

The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, Strand, London

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Te Rerioa

Paul Gauguin(1848-1903), Te Rerioa, 1897, Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

  • Sunday 26 June 2016
    PLEASE NOTE: This Date Has Passed
    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Room 2 and Room 6, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN

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  • Dr Charlotte de Mille - The Courtauld Institute of Art

This afternoon’s programme reflects works in our permanent collection, taking particular inspiration from Biagio d’Antonio’Morelli-Nerli chests (1472) and Tahitian works by Paul Gauguin, Nevermore and Te Rerioa (1897). It is performed by musicians from Young Classical Artists Trust, our neighbours at Somerset House. John Dowland’s Forlorn Hope Fancy is one of the earliest chromatic fantasias, a musical form which emerged in 16th century Europe, often for performance in domestic settings. Britten’s Six Metamorphoses after Ovid (1951) reflects the abiding inspiration of Ovid’s texts. Lastly Ravel’s String Quartet in F major (1903) is a musical counterpart to works by Ravel’s Impressionist friends, the second movement’s gamelan motifs recalling Gauguin’s Tahitian paintings.

Sean Shibe, guitar

John Dowland: Fantasia

John Dowland: Forlorn Hope Fancy

Olivier Stankiewicz, oboe

Britten: movements from Six Metamorphoses after Ovid

Castalian Quartet

Ravel: String Quartet in F major

i. Allegro moderato – très doux

ii. Assez vif – très rythmé

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