The Demenga Brothers

In Classes and Concert

Sunday 26th February, 2023 | 11.00am to 19.45pm

The Duke’s Hall | Royal Academy of Music

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The London Cello Society is thrilled and honoured to present Thomas and Patrick Demenga in an afternoon of classes followed by a concert. For those of us who remember their captivating performances at the Manchester International Cello Festival, this event is not to be missed. Their imaginative programming always includes some old favourites and amusing surprises, and on this occasion the programme will consist of a blend of solo and duo works.

The London Cello Society wishes to thank MyLuthier for their generous sponsorship of this event.

Programme

  • Jean-Baptiste Barrière: Sonata Nr. X in G – Andante – Adagio – Prestissimo
  • J. S. Bach: Sarabande Nr. IV in E-flat – Lutoslawski: Sacher Variations for Cello Solo
  • L. Berio: Les mots sont allés – J.S. Bach: Sarabande Nr. I in G for Cello Solo
  • Th. Demenga: solo per due for 2 Celli
  • Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia (Transcribed for 2 Celli)
  • L. van Beethoven: «Duet with two obbligato eyeglasses», WoO 32 (arr. Th. Demenga)
  • Paganini-Demenga: Variations on a Theme by Rossini from “ Moses in Egypt”

Schedule of events

11.00-14.00
(Concert Room) A Cello Clinic with MyLuthier. Get your instrument in top shape with a sound
adjustment session by an expert luthier and try contemporary cellos by some of the
best living makers.
15.00-17.15
Cello Masterclass with Thomas and Patrick Demenga
17.15
Tea Break
18.30-19.45
The Demenga Brothers in Concert

Adult £30 / £25* Student £18 / £15*
Adult (Concert only) £20 / £16* Student (Concert only) £12 / £9*
*LCS/ Cello Club member

Venue

The Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT