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19th to 23rd July 2017

Friday Concert

Friday July 21st 2017 - 20h30

Eglise St. Jean-Baptiste

Anna Noakes (flute) & Hugh Webb (harp)


Please note the programme may be subject to change

Artist Bios

Hugh Webb

Hugh Webb Hugh Webb studied with Renata Scheffel-Stein, Sioned Williams and Susan Drake. He has worked extensively in the contemporary music field and Javier Alvarez, Robert Keely and Ian Dearden have all written solo works for him with funding from the Arts Council of England. Recent CD recordings include Bax’s Concerto for Flute, Oboe, Harp and String Quartet with the Academy of St Martin’s Chamber Ensemble (Chandos), a collection of French music for flute and harp, Villa Lobos’ Quartet (Clarinet Classics) and Bax’s Fantasy Sonata (Koch International). He gave the first performance of Cyril Scott’s Celtic Rhapsody as part of Sidonie Goossens’ 100th Birthday Celebrations at the Wigmore Hall.

Hugh Webb also plays jazz on the harp and has given recitals at the European Harp Symposium and the World Harp Congress. He is active in the commercial world of television, film and popular music. He has given many masterclasses and has lectured at London’s Royal Academy of Music, the Paris Conservatoire, The Sweelinck Conservatoire in Amsterdam and with Telynor Morgannwg in Wales.

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Anna Noakes

Anna Noakes Anna Noakes has given recitals at all the major London concert halls, making many festival appearances, including City of London, Brighton, Salisbury, Leicester and Dartington.

She has recorded numerous CDs featuring music by Martin Yates, Cecilia McDowall, Jean-Claude Damase, Andre Jolivet & Astur Piazolla, receiving Gramophone Magazine’s coveted ‘Critics Choice’ a number of times.

As well as broadcasting for BBC Radio3 and Classic FM she works as Guest Principal Flute with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House among others and is Professor of Flute at Trinity College of Music.

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