Tuesday 18 February 2014, 7.30pm

McKenzie Sawers Duo

MCKENZIE SAWERS DUO
St. John's Kirk, Perth

www.mckenziesawersduo.com

McKenzie Sawers Duo have been collaborating musically for 7 years and are passionate about presenting new music to new audiences. They are widely respected as performers, educators and innovators in their field. Encompassing classical, jazz, world and folk music they have given Scottish and UK premieres by British contemporary composers including Gavin Bryars, Graham Fitkin, Joe Duddell, Chick Lyall and Gabriel Jackson.

Dedicated to commissioning and writing new music, performances have taken them to concert halls, theatres, stately homes, schools, artists' studios and even a former Victorian asylum. Forthcoming performances include University of Edinburgh Recital Series, University of St Andrews lunchtime recital, Perth Chamber Music Society, Emmanuel Church Recital Series, Loughborough. They plan to tour internationally in 2014.

GEORGES BIZET L'Arlésienne Suite extract
VINCENT D'INDY Choral varié, Op 55
ROBERT PLANEL Prélude et Saltarelle
PAUL BONNEAU Suite: Improvisation; Danse des Démons; Plainte; Espièglerie
JACQUES IBERT Histoires (selection)
NIKKI ILES Alma Venus
GABRIEL JACKSON The Coral Sea
BOB MINTZER Saxophone Solo
GEORGE GERSHWIN (arr. FINNISSY) A Foggy Day in London Town (piano solo)
GRAHAM FITKIN Gate