FESTIVAL 2013 - 'FROM OUR HOMELANDS'

Please visit our Welcome page to watch the short film about the festival which includes footage from the 2013 festival.

 

To view a PDF copy of the 2013 programme, please click here:

 

Schumann Quintet

Schumann Quintet

Left to right: Sasha Sitkovetsy, Irina Botan, Natalie Klouda, Benjamin Roskams and Ashok Klouda take a bow following their performance of the Schumann Piano Quintet

Rehearsing Fibich and Schumann

Rehearsing Fibich and Schumann

Sasha Sitkovetsky and Benjamin Roskams in their rehearsal for Tuesday's concert, which featured Fibich's Theme and Variations for String Quartet and the Schumann Piano Quintet

Enescu

Enescu

Irina Botan and Ana de la Vega perform Enescu's Cantabile & Presto in Tuesday's concert

Tuesday night

Tuesday night

Irina Botan, Benjamin Roskams, Ana de la Vega, Ashok Klouda, Natalie Klouda and Sasha Sitkovetsky - having performed in many different combinations in Tuesday's concert

Daniel Rowland

Daniel Rowland

Leading the Enescu Octet in the Opening Concert

Opening concert

Opening concert

Daniel Rowland, Benjamin Roskams, Nathaniel Boyd, Vlad Maistorovici, Tatiana Berman, Natalie Klouda, Alexandros Koustas, Irina Botan, Ashok Klouda and HICMF Honorary Patron Bob Boas following the festival's opening concert

Chiaroscuro Quartet rehearing

Chiaroscuro Quartet rehearing

From left to right: Alina Ibragimova, Pablo Hernán Benedí, Emilie Hörnlund and Claire Thirion rehearse for their concert of Haydn and Schubert quartets

Chiaroscuro

Chiaroscuro

The Chiaroscuro Quartet receive the audience's warm reception.

Chiaroscuro Quartet concert

Chiaroscuro Quartet concert

The Chiaroscuro Quartet celebrate with Irina, Natalie and Ashok following their performance

Alina Ibragimova

Alina Ibragimova

Alina chooses a suitable spot for her signature

The banner!

The banner!

Irina Botan

Irina Botan

Irina Botan immersed in the Brahms Piano Quintet, which concluded the 2013 HICMF Gala Concert

Priya Mitchell

Priya Mitchell

Not much space left, but Priya manages to find a place to add her signature after Friday's concert at Lauderdale House

Vaughan Williams, Gala Concert

Vaughan Williams, Gala Concert

From left to right: Priya Mitchell, Francesco Sica, Alexandros Koustas (Benjamin Roskams just out of shot) and Claude Frochaux perform the beautiful Nocturne & Scherzo by Vaughan Williams in the final concert

The moment to say "thank you"!

The moment to say "thank you"!

Thanking everyone involved with the festival at the end of the Gala Concert. From left to right: Natalie Klouda, Ana de la Vega, Francesco Sica, Irina Botan, Priya Mitchell, Claude Frochaux, Ashok Klouda and Benjamin Roskams.

2013 PERFORMERS
Click on the photos to read about each of the 2013 HICMF performers
CONCERTS 2013
Sunday 8th December, St. Anne's Church
Opening Concert

 

Daniel Rowland, Vlad Maistorovici, Natalie Klouda & Tatiana Berman - violins
Alexandros Koustas & Benjamin Roskams - violas
Ashok Klouda & Nathaniel Boyd - cellos
Irina Botan - piano

 

Haydn Piano Trio No.43 in C

Suk Elegy for piano trio Op.23

Dvorak Terzetto in C for 2 violins & viola

Enescu Octet Op.7

Tuesday 10th December, St. Anne's Church

 

Alexander Sitkovetsky & Natalie Klouda - violins

Benjamin Roskams - viola

Ashok Klouda - cello

Irina Botan - piano

Ana de la Vega - flute

 

Mozart String Duo No.1 in G K.423 for violin & cello

Fibich Thema con Variazioni in Bb Op.12 for string quartet

Enescu Cantabile et Presto for flute & piano

Naresh Sohal Duo for flute & cello

Schumann Piano Quintet in Eb Op.44

Thursday 12th December, St. Anne's Church

 

Chiaroscuro Quartet

Alina Ibragimova & Pablo Hernán Benedí - violins

Emilie Hörnlund - viola

Claire Thirion - cello

 

Haydn String Quartet in D Op.20 No.2

Haydn String Quartet in G Op.33 No.5

Schubert String Quartet No.13 in A minor, D.804, 'Rosamunde'

Friday 13th December, Lauderdale House

 

Priya Mitchell, Francesco Sica & Natalie Klouda - violins

Ruth Gibson - viola

Claude Frochaux & Ashok Klouda - cellos

Wu Qian - piano

 

Beethoven String Trio in G Op.9 No.1

Dvorak 'Cypresses' (selection) for string quartet

Britten Suite Op.6 Lullaby & Valse for violin & piano

Dvorak Piano Quartet No.2 in Eb Op.87

 

Saturday 14th December, St. Anne's Church

 

Natalie Klouda - violin

Benjamin Roskams - violin & viola

Ashok Klouda - cello

Alexandra Scott - double bass

Simon Callaghan - piano

 

Rossini String Sonata No. 3 in C

Stanford Piano Quartet No.2 in C minor Op.133

Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D.667, 'Trout'

Sunday 15th December, St. Anne's Church
Gala Concert

 

Priya Mitchell, Natalie Klouda, Benjamin Roskams & Francesco Sica - violins

Benjamin Roskams & Alexandros Koustas - violas

Ashok Klouda & Claude Frochaux - cellos

Ana de la Vega - flute

Irina Botan - piano

 

Mozart Flute Quartet in D K.285

Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D minor Op.39

Vaughan Williams Nocturne & Scherzo for string quintet

Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34

 

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