The programme is:
Sonata no3 by G F Handel in four movements
(Adagio, Allegro, Larghetto, Allegro)
Sonatine no1 (Op137 No1) by F Schubert in three movements
(Allegro Molto, Andante, Allegro Vivace)
Sonata by C Franck in four movements
(Allegro ben Moderato, Allegro, Recitativo Fantasia, Allegretto poco Mosso)
Salut d’Amour Op12 by E Elgar
Nigel Willoughby grew up in Hessle, learning the violin with Jill Booth and Fred Applewhite. He studied at the Royal College of Music and started his professional career with the Sudwestphalisches Philharmonie in Germany. Nigel has performed in many European countries, North and South America. After playing with a variety of orchestras and chamber ensembles such as Opera North and the Northern Sinfonia Nigel spent many years teaching for the Hull and East Riding Music Services. He now teaches privately at his home in Hull and plays regularly in the Hull Bach Orchestra and Lincoln Chamber Orchestra, in chamber ensembles and solo concerts.
Julian Savory was born in Reading. He came to Hull 40 years ago as a fresh-faced undergraduate and stayed. He conducts the Male Voice Choir, Arterian Singers, Hallgate Camerata and is the organists and choir master at St. Marys Church, Cottingham. Julian has a busy piano/organ/theory teaching practice and is the rehearsal accompanist for the Hull Bach Choir. He makes occasional appearances as a baritone soloist but is generally more accustomed to solo or accompanying work on the piano or organ. Julian is the principal organiser of the popular ‘Saturday at Six’ concerts at St. Marys, Cottingham where he recently had the happy privilege of playing with Nigel.