Sonata in F major for Violin and Piano
(1917 version – Authorised Original Version)
1. I. Allegro con molto fuoco 7.24
2. II. Adagio non troppo con molta espressione 9.23
3. III. Maestoso – Vivace giocoso 9.33
Sonata in F major for Viola and Piano
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4. I. Allegro con anima 13.34
5. II. Maestoso sostenuto, rubato 15.40
6. III. Vivace – Poco allegretto sostenuto 10.48
Performed on Gustav Holst’s viola
RUPERT MARSHALL-LUCK (VIOLIN AND VIOLA)
Matthew Rickard (Piano)
Acclaimed by audiences and critics alike for the verve, commitment and intelligence of his interpretations, RUPERT MARSHALL-LUCK read Music at Cambridge University before being awarded a postgraduate scholarship to continue his violin studies with the eminent teacher Simon Fischer, thereafter winning a Distinction for his degree of Master of Music. He appears as soloist and recitalist at major venues and festivals throughout Britain as well as in France, Germany, the Netherlands, the Republic of Ireland, Switzerland and the USA; and his performances also include radio recordings for the BBC and for the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation.
MATTHEW RICKARD studied with Clive Williamson at the University of Surrey and with Michael Dussek as a postgraduate at the Royal Academy of Music, where he specialised in piano accompaniment, gaining a distinction for his final recital. Matthew is currently active as a freelance chamber musician and accompanist. He has performed live on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ and has appeared at many venues throughout the UK and abroad. As an orchestral pianist and accompanist, Matthew has worked with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Moscow City Ballet, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Guildford Opera Company, Hart Voices, Lloyds Choir, Rugby Philharmonic Choir, Royal Free Music Society and the Rushmoor Choir.
Both Rupert Marshall-Luck and Matthew Rickard are regular performers at the English Music Festival.
EM Records EMRCD003
|Release Period||November 2011|