Remembering Keith Harvey

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19th November 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St John’s Wood Church

St John’s Wood Church, London NW8

    With Sebastian Comberti, Selma Gokcen, Andrew McGee, Susan Sheppard, Raphael Wallfisch, John York and board members of the London Cello Society.

    Remembering Keith Harvey celebrates the life and work of our co-founder and chief inspiration for the London Cello Society. As one of the fathers of English cello playing, his encyclopaedic knowledge of the cello and cellists, his association with the leading figures of his time and his exquisite musical sensibilities made him one-of-a-kind. Keith Harvey will be remembered on this occasion by his close friends and associates, who will share music, stories and some of his remarkable discography. We invite you to join us as we honour our colleague and great friend to the Society.

    No tickets will be sold for this event but kindly book your place/s by clicking the ‘Book Event’ button above.

    Suggested donation on the door is £15 for adults and £5 for students.

    Schedule for the Day

    Introduction
    Remembering Keith: An overview of his life with Andrew McGee
    Keith Harvey: The Recorded Legacy with Sebastian Comberti
    Edward Elgar – Sospiri, op 70 (arranged by Klengel)
    Johannes Brahms – ‘Sonatensatz’ (arranged by Forbes)
    Raphael Wallfisch, cello
    John York, piano
    Alfredo Piatti – Serenade
    Raphael Wallfisch, cello
    Sebastian Comberti, cello
    John York, piano
    Interval
    Keith Harvey, an Exceptional Man with Raphael Wallfisch
    Élégie by Gabriel Fauré with Selma Gokcen
    In closing with Susan Sheppard
    A tribute performance with board members of the London Cello Society