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Petworth Festival: Lunchtime concert with Manu Brazo (saxophone) and Bryan Evans (piano)

Sat 24 Jul 2021 12:00pm

St Mary’s, Petworth

Booking Details: See below

For further details see the Petworth Festival website.

Petworth Festival

Hugely popular when he performed at the launch event to celebrate the 2019 Petworth Festival Literary Week, Manu Brazo is a Royal College of Music scholar supported by Dr Michael West. He is currently studying at the RCM with Kyle Horch (who has himself performed in Petworth with the ensemble Counterpoint). Manu completed his undergraduate studies in Seville at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Manuel Castillo with Juan Jimenez.

A spectacular exponent of the classical saxophone repertoire Manu gives us a guide to the instrument’s range in the hands of composers including Ralph Vaughan-Williams, George Gershwin and Manuel de Falla.

Gershwin (arr. Ralph Martino) – A Gershwin Fantasy
Vaughan-Williams (arr. Brazo) – Studies in English Folk Songs
Bizet (arr. Bourne) – Carmen Fantasy
Falla – Siete Canciones / Populares Españolas
Matitia – Devil’s RagItturalde – Pequeña Czarda

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