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Anthony Hewitt


Saturday 12th May 2012 – 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Anthony Hewitt – ‘Beethovan’

Open Air Piano Recital / Masterclass for Young Musicians / Contemporary Dance

 Tout Quarry Chesil Beach

Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve overlooking Chesil Beach and Lyme Bay along the World Heritage Coast Site

The two performances by Anthony Hewittwww.anthonyhewitt.co.uk of classical piano music with contemporary dance from students at Royal Manor Arts College and masterclass for young people is one of 26 recitals that form part of an epic cycle ride from the 9th to 29th May from Lands End to John O’Groats.

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 Anthony will be accompanied on his ride by a piano on a van! (the BeethoVAN) to bring music into the heart of communities and inspire young people.

Throughout the 1,200 miles Anthony’s recitals are in support of charities that are involved in: music education and therapies; music making for disadvantaged children in developing countries; young people with cancer; participation in sport for disabled children and young people, and support for young people with Autism and Asperger’s syndrome.  

For information on Anthony click here 

For ‘BeethoVAN’ Poster click here (awaiting upload)

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Selected pieces from the BethoVAN Programme below will be performed alongside contemporary dance.

  1. Janacek – Sonata 1:X: 1905 ‘From the Street’ 1st Movement
  2. BeethoVAN – Sonata in C Sharp Minor, Opus 13 ‘Pathetique’
  3. Debussy – Claire de Lune
  4. Schubert – Impromptu in E Flat, Opus 90 No.2
  5. Chopin – Fantasie-Impromptu, Opus 66
  6. Chopin – Polonaise in A Flat, Opus 53 ‘Heroic’
  7. Rachmaninoff – Prelude in G Minor, Opus 23 No.4
  8. Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 
  9. Ravel – Ondine
  10. Debussy – Cathedrale Engloutie
  11. Chopin – Barcarolle
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  • 2.00pm – Performance in Tout Quarry on ‘BeethoVAN’ with contemporary dance from students of the Royal Manor Arts College
  • 2.30pm – 3.30pm moving BeethoVAN to clifftop (meet Anthony Hewitt at Drill Hall with film taken en-route)
  • 3.30pm – Performance on clifftop overlooking Chesil Beach with contemporary dance from students of the Royal Manor Arts College.  Masterclass for young pianists. 
  • 5.00pm – Anthony starts the long ride to Newbury!! 
  • 5.15pm – For those who want to stay on there will be an Interpretation Walk ofTout Quarry Sculpture Park – where Art & Environment meet.     

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