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Lunchtime Recital: Abner Jairo Ortiz Garcia

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Church of St Bartholomew the Less

St Bartholomew's Hospital

57A West Smithfield

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EC1A 7BE

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In April 2018, cellist Abner Jairo Ortiz Garcia was selected to be the second CMF Mexican International Scholar. Jairo makes his London debut in this lunchtime recital at The Hospital Church of St Bartholomew the Less with pianist Mihai Ritivoiu.

Jairo won First Prize at the National Cello Competition of Mexico in 2014 and has performed at the Cervantino Festival (Mexico), the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival (Los Angeles), and Young Euro Classic (Berlin); he is currently studying in Pittsburgh (USA). Ritivoiu is busy as both a solo and chamber pianist working throughout the UK and Europe. Recent and upcoming highlights include Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 with the English Chamber Orchestra at Cadogan Hall and a recital with cellist Yoanna Prodanova at the St Magnus International Festival.

Programme:

Henry Eccles
Cello Sonata in G minor
Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major – I. Allegro Moderato
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata for Cello and Piano, D. 821 – I. Allegro Moderato
Vaughan Williams Six Studies in English Folk Song
David Popper Hungarian Rhapsody Op. 68




Part of a day of music presented by City Music Foundation at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, also including Jazz in the Hospital Square (4-6pm) and Death Speaks at Barts Pathology Museum (8pm)

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St Bartholomew's Hospital

57A West Smithfield

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EC1A 7BE

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