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Simon Ferris                                      Piano
Charlotte Dodwell                            Violin
Phillip Aslangul                                 ‘Cello 

Felix Mendelssohn             Piano Trio No 2 in D Minor, Op 49

 Molto allegro ed agitato
Andante con moto tranquillo
Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
Final: Allegro assai appasionato

Frank Bridge                        PhantasiePiano Trio in C Minor, H79

One movement in several sections

Allegro moderato ma con fuoco
Andante con molta espressione
Allegro scherzoso
Allegro moderato
Con anima

Dimitri Shostakovich                   Piano Trio No 2, Op 67

Allegro non troppo

Doors and bar open 18:45

Wine £4; Bottle £16             Red – Minervois Syrah, 2017  • White – Sauvignon Blanc Touraine, 2016


The Carrodus Trio 

Simon Ferris read music and was organ scholar at King’s College London during which time pursued instrumental studies with Bernard Oram at the Guildhall of Music and Drama and received composition tuition from John Ireland’s pupil Geoffrey Bush.  An active jazz musician, Simon’s professional work now embraces a wide range of styles and disciplines, with performing, composing, writing, arranging, and teaching supplying the core.

Simon is the founder Director of Thames Youth Orchestra, which celebrated its 10thanniversary in 2015 with a concert of Mahler’s Second Symphony at the Barbican Hall.  He works on the examination publication panel for the Cambridge PreU music syllabus and is the author of a biography of Beethoven, published by Omnibus Press.

Charlotte Dodwell won a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she studied with Eva Graubin and Krzysztof Smietana.  She won the Guildhall’s Lutine solo competition and the Ackroyd Concerto Challenge, and reached the national semi-finals of the BBC’s Young Musician of the Year.  Charlotte has given recital all around the South East and performed the Brahms Double Concerto at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

As a freelance orchestral musician, Charlotte has played at all the major concert venues and frequently works with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia at the Royal Opera House.

 Phillip Aslangul studied ‘cello, piano and conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has subsequently pursued a varied career as a freelance ‘cellist, chamber musician, accompanist, teacher, conductor and examiner of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.  He is conductor of the Sutton Symphony Orchestra and the Sutton Youth Symphony Orchestra, with concerts planned this year at the Royal Festival Hall, and a tour to Lisbon.

Phillip has also worked as a mentor of the Open University, as a Music Medals moderator, and as a Grades examiner for ABRSM.

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