The Fira Duo presents a fascinating programme of duets for flute and violin, including music from composers from the seventeenth century to the present day.

The recital will include the premier of Dominic Veall's  'The Angel's Ambush'.

Elizabeth Meyer studied a BMus (Hons) degree at Birmingham Conservatoire and a MMus degree and FTCL diploma at Trinity Laban College of Music and Dance. Elizabeth has performed at venues including St John’s Smith Square, Regents Hall, Albert Hall and Birmingham Symphony Hall. Elizabeth has taught at the Lancashire and Birmingham Music Service, Birmingham Junior Conservatoire and Flutewise Charity. She currently teaches at the University of Chichester.

Ben Richardson is London based violinist, who recently graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. He is established in solo and chamber work, receiving many awards including the John Thompson String Ensemble Prize, Byram Jeejeebhoy Prize for Violin, Ben Barnard Music competition award and is in recipient of the Philip Carne Mentorship Scheme for chamber music. Ben is also established as an orchestral musician who has worked alongside musicians from the London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra and with the BBC Concert orchestra.

Programme:

Wilhelm Friedmann Bach: ’Presto’ from Duet No. 4
Franz Hoffmeister: Duet for Flute and Violin in G Major
James Layton: I Needed Colour
William Sydeman: Convserations
Francesco Geminiani: Allegretto,
Georgia Cooke: Black and White
Joseph Boismortier: Sonata No.2 for Flute and Violin
Dominic Veall: Angel’s Ambush
Henri Marteau: Divertimento Op.43 No. 1

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