Music on The Green Esher Concerts – Aeris Brass – Trombone Quartet

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Aeris Brass – Trombone Quartet

Wednesday 19th September 2018 – Music On The Green Esher Lunchtime Concert

Where: Christ Church, Church Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 8QS

Other Concerts: Monthly on Wednesdays and occasional concerts on other days – see programme lower on this page.

Entry: Free Entry and light lunch included!
Donations welcome (retiring collection).

Times: Light lunch from 12.30 pm:
Concert from 1.10pm.

Come When You Can: The programmes are designed to allow you to arrive or leave at any time to fit in with your lunch break!

Contact: E-mail:

Music On The Green Lunchtime Concerts
The perfect setting for an enjoyable mid-week break.

About Our Guest Musicians: Aeris Brass (Trombone Quartet)

Aeris Brass (trombone quartet) - free concert in Esher Elmbridge Surrey
Aeris Brass – Ian Sankey, Martin Lee Thomson, Ali Goodwin & Adam Crighton
Genre: Classical, Folk, Theatre, Jazz

The Aeris Quartet was formed in 2015 by four very talented young trombonists who aim to push the boundaries of what might be expected from a brass ensemble. With a number of newly commissioned works, they are exploring music never before played on the trombone. They have performed with internationally renowned soloists and completed successful tours both across the UK and abroad.

This concert should provide an exciting start to our autumn season.

Aeris Brass - Concert in Esher at Christ Church

Programme For Tau Wey’s Concert

Pictures at an Exhibition is nowadays best known in the orchestral version by Ravel. However, it is the original version for piano with its powerful immediacy and potent crudeness that we are going to hear today. Mussorgsky composed Pictures as a memorial to his friend, the Russian artist Viktor Hartmann, who had died in 1873 at age 39. Shortly after the artist’s death, Mussorgsky visited a retrospective exhibit of Hartmann’s sketches, stage designs, and architectural studies and captured the experience imaginatively in music.

Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante défunte also has a double life as an orchestral piece. It is a beautifully evocative dance in the neo-classical style, and inspired by a picture of a little dancing princess by Velazquez.

Ginastera was one of the most important Argentine composers. The Danzas Argentinas, though they do not relate to pictures and have not been orchestrated, are wonderfully descriptive pieces ideally written for the virtuosic medium of the piano.

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition (1874)

1 Gnome[Promenade 2] 2 The old castle[Promenade 3] 3 Tuileries (Dispute between children at play)
4 Cattle[Promenade 4] 5 Ballet of the unhatched chicks
6 “Samuel” Goldenberg and “Schmuÿle”[Promenade 5] 7 The market (the big news)
8 Catacombæ (Sepulcrum romanum)
Cum mortuis in lingua mortua (With the dead in a dead language)
9 The hut on hen’s legs (Baba-Yaga)
10 The Knight’s Gate (in the ancient capital, Kiev)

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (1899)

Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)
Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2 (1937)

I Dance of the old herdsman
II Dance of the beautiful maiden

Musicians Art Gallery

Piano Recital Painting from the Musicians Art Gallery
The Cellists - Painting by Woking Surrey Artist Sera Knight
The Cellists - Painting by Woking Surrey Artist Sera Knight
Music lovers may wish to take a look at a collection of lovely paintings by local award winning artist Sera Knight from Woking, Surrey. Click on the images above to see more paintings in this collection and other examples of her work.

Sera accepts commissions, so if you have a photo of musicians, a dancer or something else you’d like painted in her style, then please get in touch with Sera. Her contact details are on the Surrey Artists website.

About Music On The Green

MUSIC on the GREEN is based at Christ Church Esher directly opposite and overlooking Esher Green. Its aims are to promote a wide variety of excellent music, to present music in a fresh and engaging way, and to encourage audiences from Esher and beyond.
Our concerts take place in Christ Church at the heart of Esher – a church which boasts an outstanding pipe organ, fine grand piano acquired in 2012 with a very generous loan, and good acoustics which all contribute to making our music so enjoyable.

MUSIC on the GREEN is about making music which is accessible to, and enjoyable by, as many people as possible without it being stuffy or cheapened. This is the reason for the MUSIC on the GREEN ‘brand’ – to give the music an identity of its own.
Music is about people, emotions, history… We blend all these ingredients and seek to present our music in interesting and rewarding ways, within its own context so that it can be widely appreciated and enjoyed. Whilst having our firmest foot planted at the classical end of the spectrum, we seek to offer a rich and varied listening programme.

Christ Church, Esher Surrey

Programme Of Concerts At Christ Church Esher

A concert is scheduled for lunchtime on the Third Wednesday of the month, with teatime concerts about twice a year, usually on a Sunday. The teatime concerts may be admission by ticket, not be free events.

2018 Programme

17 January – Eos Trio (clarinet, violin & piano)
21 February – Tau Wey, piano solo
21 March – Jake Fryer Jazz Quartet
TBA March – Music in the Tower lunchtime/evening concerts (dates to be advised)
18 April – 2Nation Percussion Duo
16 May – Tormead School Showcase
20 June – Lucas Dick (clarinet), Amanda Hurton (piano)
18 July – Felicity Broome-Skelton & Natalee Jeremic (violin duo)
15 August – No concert (summer break)
19 September – Aeris Brass (trombone quartet)
17 October – Nicola Hands (oboe), Jonathan Pease (piano)
21 November – World War I centenary commemoration – Wind & Words (clarinet, piano and poetry)
19 December – Come & Sing Carols

Archive - Prior Years

2017 Programme
18th January – Modulus Ensemble (flute, oboe, clarinet)
15th February – Victoria Puttock, saxophone & Grigoris Ioannou, piano
15th March – Hampton School Showcase
11th/12th April –  ‘Music in the Tower’ lunchtime/evening concerts
17th May – Timothée Botbol, cello
21st June –  ‘NIA’ Trio (flute, oboe & piano)
19th July – Eszter Schütz, violin & Anna Cassú, piano
16th August – No concert (summer break)
20th September – Victoria Puttock, saxophone
18th October – Anthony Gritten, organ
15th  November – Buck Brass Trio (trumpet, horn, trombone)
20th December – Come & Sing Carols

2016 Programme
21st September – Quilta
16th October – Jacobean Strollers
19th October – Chalumeaux Sounds
16th November – Mihi Kim (Flute) & Mikhail Shilyaev (Piano)
21st December – Come & Sing Carols

For further information, contact the Parish Office: 01372 462 282

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