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Feast of classical music at Neilson Hays Library

Dec 05. 2019
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Neilson Hays Library has organised a special concert on Sunday (December 15) by a string quartet from the College of Music at Mahidol University.

The concert will feature classical compositions and songs to usher in the festive season. 

In the first part of the concert, the string quartet will play compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Karl Jenkins, Astor Piazzolla and other composers, while in the second part they will be playing traditional carols and popular Christmas songs.

Musicians

Patis Intaramaha (violin) is currently studying under the Western Music Performance programme at the College of Music, Mahidol University, under the tutelage of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster. 

Omiros Yavroumis is a principal of second violin for Mahidol Symphony Orchestra, concertmaster for Salaya Chamber, and has participated in many quartet groups. 

Warubon Chongtron (violin) is studying at the Music Programme at the College of Music,  Mahidol University.  She is a member of the Mahidol Pre-College Orchestra and the highly prestigious Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music Youth Orchestra. 

Krittaboon Doktoey (viola) has been studying at the College of Music Mahidol University with Danny Keasler. He has participated in several chamber music concerts and has been a member of Salaya Chamber since 2016. 

Chayuth Kaivikai (cello) has won the first prize in Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music chamber competition. He also has been performing with several chamber orchestras, including Salaya Chamber, Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music Youth Orchestra, and Mahidol Symphony Orchestra.

 

Playlist

Palladio – Karl Jenkins;

Divertimento No 1 in D major – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;

String Quartet No 1 in F major, Op18, 1st movement – Ludwig van Beethoven;

String Quartet No 2 in A minor, 1st movement – Felix Mendelssohn;

Adagio for String – Samuel Barber;

Marche Militaire – Franz Schubert;

Eine kleine Nacthmusik. 1st movement - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;

Oblivion – Astor Piazzolla.

Intermission

Jingle Bells – James Lord Pierpont;

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – Johann Sebastian Bach;

Joy to the World – Traditional Carol;

The Coventry Carol – Traditional Carol;

12 Days of Christmas – John Dervor;

Deck the Halls – Thomas Oliphant;

O Christmas Tree – Traditional Carol;

The First Nowell – Traditional Carol;

O Come, All Ye Faithful – John Reading;

Christmas Carol Suite – Jeff Manookian;

Silent Night – Franz Gruber;

Let It Snow – Jule Styne.

Tickets can be purchased online at the library, or reserve seats by calling 02-233-1731, or emailing info@neilsonhayslibrary.org. 

The organisers have urged people to use taxis or public transportation due to limited parking space.

"The Strings: Classical and Christmas"

When: Sunday, December 15 from 6pm to 8pm 

Where: Neilson Hays Library

Ticket prices:  Bt450, Bt350 for library members, Bt100 for students

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