EVENTS

30 May 2020

15:00

CANCELLED Polaris Duo at Swaledale Festival

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Swaledale Festival has been cancelled. 

 

Gillian and Elinor perform a recital as part of Swaledale Festival. 

St Mary's Church, Arkengarthdale.

More info: https://www.swalefest.org/Whats-On/Programme/EventId/3334/e/polaris-duo-31-may-2020

31 May 2020

All Day

CANCELLED Polaris Duo - Schools performances

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Swaledale Festival has been cancelled. 

Gillian and Elinor perform in local schools following their recital at Swaledale festival.

01 Jun 2020

11:30

CANCELLED Polaris Duo in Alnwick

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, this performance has been cancelled. 

 

Gillian and Elinor perform a recital for Alnwick Music Society

St Paul's Church, Alnwick

07 Jun 2020

13:00

Recital at the Atkinson Centre, Stockport

Gillian performs a lunchtime recital with pianist Lauryna Sableviciute

Programme details tbc

15 Jun 2020

19:30

CANCELLED Polaris Duo at Grassington Festival

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Grassington Festival has been cancelled. The Polaris Duo will perform in the 2021 festival instead - more details to follow. 

01 Jul 2020

13:00

CANCELLED Polaris Duo at Deal Festival

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, Deal Festival has been cancelled. 

 

Gillian and Elinor perform a lunchtime concert at Deal Festival in Kent. 

21-23 July 2020

Album Recording

Gillian records her debut album with pianist Lauryna Sableviciute

25 Jul 2020

09:00

CANCELLED Polaris Duo at the World Harp Congress

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Harp Congress has been postponed. 

 

Gillian and Elinor perform music by Gavin Wayte and Esther Swift at the World Harp Congress in Cardiff. 

05 Aug 2020

19:30

CANCELLED Polaris Duo at Church Stretton Festival

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Church Stretton Festival has been cancelled. 

 

Gillian and Elinor perform an evening concert at Church Stretton Festival. 

23 - 27 Aug 2020

Harrogate Saxophone Summer School

Gillian joins Rob Buckland, Carl Raven and Sally MacTaggart as a tutor on this annual course.

More info: http://www.windstruments.co.uk/Sax/saxindex.cfm

26 Sep 2020

14:30

Polaris Duo - LMN in Skipton

Gillian and Elinor give a Live Music Now workshop for 'All Together Now' in Skipton.

14 Nov 2020

19:30

Concerto with Bolton Symphony Orchestra

Gillian performs the Saxophone Concerto by Ronald Binge, as well as Ernest Tomlinson's 'Belly Dance from Aladin' with the Bolton Symphony Orchestra. 

Victoria Hall, Bolton

www.boltonsymphony.org.uk

02 Dec 2020

13:00

Recital in Southport

Gillian performs music from her debut album with pianist Lauryna Sableviciute.

Christ Church, Southport

14 Dec 2020

13:00

Polaris Duo at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Gillian and Elinor perform a lunchtime recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London which will include the world premiere of a new work by Michael Betteridge.

Programme:

Sonata in G Minor - C.P.E Bach 

i. Allegro

Notturno op 45 - Gustav Bumcke 

New Work - Michael Betteridge (World Premiere)

Lenski’s Aria from Eugene Onegin - Pyotr Tchaikovsky 

Sonata for Saxophone and Harp - Andy Scott 

i. With Energy

ii. Relaxed

iii. With Purpose

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