Intimate Classics #6

This month's Intimate Classics in the City chamber music concert was a fabulous finale to end the season. Hull born cellist behind the series Thomas Bertolotti, recently awarded a Masters from the Royal Academy of Music and making waves internationally teamed up with English guitarist Merlin Miller, currently studying at the Royal Academy to treat us … Continue reading Intimate Classics #6

Intimate Classics in the City #1

What a marvellous night out we had last night at Thomas Bertolotti's first Intimate Classics in the City concert for Hull City of Culture 2017.  A most exceptional young cellist, Thomas has organised a series of concerts at St Mary's Church, Lowgate, Hull with the vision of making high quality classical music more accessible, bring international artists into … Continue reading Intimate Classics in the City #1

Gamelan Musical Journey

Last night was the first performance of an embryonic new Hull Gamelan group. We have been practising tunes - especially written by Alec Roth for the Gamelan - to be performed for Laurence Rugg's Musical Journey, part of this summer's Amy Johnson Festival. At the end of another glorious sunny day, Laurence took us on an … Continue reading Gamelan Musical Journey

Thomas Bertolotti at St Mary’s Church

Cellist, Thomas Bertolotti was spectacular at St Mary's Church this evening. We had a family evening out and it was amazing. We first came across Tom when he played Halvorsen’s Passacaglia on a theme by Handel with violinist Chris Heron at the excellent inaugural Project Strings concert last year and couldn't miss the chance to see … Continue reading Thomas Bertolotti at St Mary’s Church