Saddleworth Concerts Society

The Leonora Trio

Oct 25–25, 2017

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Beethoven: Trio in B flat major, op. 11
Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and piano in B flat, FP 184
Janácek: Pohádka (Fairy Tale) for cello and piano
Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, op. 114

The Leonora Trio

Oct 25, 2017

Originating from an academic gathering at the Charterhouse Summer Music School in 2010 when the members of the Trio met and subsequently played together in various combinations. Each member is a specialist musician and teacher. The clarinettist Rachael Gibbon lives in Saddleworth and is well known as a lecturer at the RNCM, Salford University and Leeds College of Music as well as being the accompanist to the Saddleworth Singers. The pianist David Elwin is a highly experienced accompanist having been pianist to the Festival Ballet later to become the English National Ballet. The third member of the Trio is the cellist Christine Draycott formerly with the Reutlingen Symphony Orchestra in Germany before joining the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Recently she has been taking part in the International Diploma at the Grieg Academy Bergen.