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encore and Brighton College present: An evening with Pianist Philip Fowke

  • 19th March 2017 - 19th March 2017
  • 7pm
  • Sarah Abraham Recital Hall

Sunday 19 March at 7pm
Sarah Abraham Recital Hall
Brighton College, Eastern Rd, Brighton BN2 0AL

encore and Brighton College are delighted to be hosting this exciting fundraising concert at the fabulous new Sarah Abraham Recital Hall at Brighton College.

The Programme
Philip Fowke is known for his many BBC Promenade Concert appearances, numerous recordings and broad range of repertoire performed worldwide. Conductors with whom he has worked include Vladimir Ashkenazy, Rudolf Barshai, Tadaaki Otaka, Sir Simon Rattle, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Yuri Temirkanov and the late Klaus Tennstedt. The programme will include Bachs’ D Minor Piano Concerto and works from Poland to China.

“High musical intellect with elegance, wit and unashamedly joyful showmanship, marks out Philip Fowke among his own generation of pianists” The Times 

Brighton Youth Orchestra was founded in the late 1940’s and became the first youth orchestra in Great Britain to be directly supported by their local council. The orchestra performs major symphonic repertoire, some of which has been premiered by the orchestra such as Sir John Tavener’s ‘Exstasis’. In recent years BYO has performed with Nicola Benedetti, Evelyn Glennie, John Tomlinson, Richard Durrant, Joanna McGregor and Laura van der Heijden and concerts have taken place in such venues as the Dome concert hall in Brighton to Hong Kong and Berlin.

“must rank as one of the finest performances ever given in the 27 years of the Music for Youth School Proms.” Times Education Supplement 

An unmissable, fun concert with drinks and canapes served in the Liu Room. We welcome young people and children at the concert, so please do bring your family and help to inspire the next generation of great musicians!

If you would like more information, or are unable to attend but would like to make a donation to encore, please contact or call 07817 325 713

£35 and £20 concessions/under 18’s available from

Access and parking
There is very limited parking on site for events on a first come, first served basis. If you are disabled or have specific access needs, please let us know and we will arrange parking close to the building. There is on street parking on most of the surrounding streets. Security is based at the front gate and will be there to direct you to alternative parking if you are having difficulty. To reach the Sarah Abraham Recital Hall come through the main gate on Eastern Road, walk north to the main building, through the glass doors, again through a further set of doors and the hall is then on the right hand side.  Staff will be on hand to guide you!

About encore
encore is the network for past and current supporters of the Brighton Youth Orchestra and other music groups managed by Brighton & Hove Music & Arts Service. It raises money for the BYO Hardship Fund to ensure no young musician is prevented from taking part due to financial circumstances, provides extra tuition and master-classes for the most gifted young musicians, supports our new Orchestra 360 ensemble for young people with special educational needs and supports the purchase of vital new instruments. Find out how you can support young musicians of the future at

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