Sunday 3 November 2019 7:30pm
Peel Hall, Salford University, M5 4WT
Conductor - Chris Clark
Leader - Jon Henderson
Soloist - Laura Edge
The Magic Flute Overture - Mozart
Flute concerto No.1 in G major - Mozart
Bruckner Symphony no.4
Laura Edge is a professional freelance flute player and private music teacher based in the North West.
In 2009 she graduated with a diploma in performance from the Royal Northern College of music and a BMus (hons) from the University of Huddersfield in 2004.
Laura has taken part in masterclasses and studied with many renowned teachers such as the late Peter Lloyd, Alan Lockwood (BBC philharmonic) Michael Cox (London Sinfonietta) Wissam Boustany, Richard Davies (BBC Philharmonic) Laura Jellicoe, Katherine Baker (Royal Opera Orchestra) and Joanne Boddington (Halle).
As well as a playing career, she is a very experienced flute and piano teacher and has a very successful private teaching school (Laura Edge school of Music) which is based at her home address in Eccles. She believes that musical education for all is extremely important and endeavours to make people feel passionate about instrumental learning and listening.
Chris Clark is a Cambridge based trumpet player and conductor with an international career.
Originally from New Zealand, he has worked with some of the world’s leading ensembles including the Hallé, Opera North, Welsh National Opera, Black Dyke Brass Band, Orchestra Wellington, Royal New Zealand Air Force Band and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Chris is the Founder and Artistic Director of the Latitude Ensemble and is working on a second collaboration with Egyptian visual artist Dina Negm on a multimedia experience for the UN International Day of Peace 2019. In addition to his performing career he believes passionately in music education and holds the Trumpet Teacher position at The Leys School.
Chris graduated with an MMus in Solo Performance from the Royal Northern College of Music, MMus in Conducting from the University of British Columbia and a BMus (Hons) from Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music. Chris received an endorsement for exceptional talent from Arts Council England in 2017, enabling him to return to the UK to pursue his career. Having first been invited to conduct the Salford Symphony Orchestra in 2016 and then twice in 2018 (which included the Charity Concert with the Ayoub Sisters), and March of this year, Chris is thrilled to be directing this performance.
Chris is very grateful to be the recipient of the Pettman DARE International Performance Scholarship and Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence Award, and would also like to acknowledge the generous support of the Adam Foundation, Philip and Dianne Pattison, Waverley Fund, James Wallace Arts Trust, Todd Trust and The Lion Foundation.
Tickets (adult £8, concessions £7. Accompanied under 16's free but will still require an online free ticket) can be purchased online from the Salford Symphony website (http://www.salfordsymphony.org/index.php/online-tickets) or on the door (adult £9 and concessions £8). Enquiries and Box Office Tel: 0161 281 6698.
NB: The Orchestra reserves the right to change the programme and venue according to the availability of music, venue and players.
Parking is free after 6pm, using the University designated car parking spaces around the Peel and Newton Buildings. To gain access to the University parking spaces you will need to press the intercom to lift the barrier, to the right hand side of Salford Museum for access behind Salford Museum and to the Peel Building.
There is also Irwell Place Car park across the road from the Peel Building. This is also run by paybyphone but it does have a pay and display machine as well. Parking here is free after 1800 pm too.
For directions & locations of buildings around the University Campus please see http://www.salford.ac.uk/about-us/travel and http://www.salford.ac.uk/estates/car-parking. Irwell Place Car Park is number 23 on the Campus Plan.
Before 6pm parking charges apply, which can be paid via the http://www.paybyphone.co.uk. It is advisable to register with paybyphone in advance or download the app in advance to make payment easier. The location code for this area will be 59323. Please note that after 6pm parking is free on the University Car Parks.
The Paybyphone people advise that the client text “REG” followed by a space then their number plate to 65565 – they will then call back to complete registration.
For phones without web connection they advise people to call : 0161 880 0100.
Between 9am and 6pm the day rates are:
£1.20 for 2 hours
£2.40 for 3 hours
£4 for a whole day
Salford Museum Parking
The parking immediately in front of the Peel building entrance and outside Salford Museum, is run by Salford Council and is chargeable. There is a Pay and Display machine directly outside the Salford Museum entrance. Payment here is on a 24/7 basis and the spaces are patrolled on a regular basis, even at night times. The costs are:
Up to three hours: £2.50
Three to six hours: £5.50
Over Six hours: £9.00
All University parking is free all day for people who are blue badge holders and who display their valid blue badges clearly in their vehicles.
The best place to park for wheelchair users is at the back of the Peel Building, where there is a disabled ramp (as indicated by the yellow arrow below), a controlled access door leading to a lift to take you up into the Hall or to the stage area at the front of the Hall. The Caretaker on duty can help with this. For your information the Caretaker's telephone number is 0161 295 4306.
The Salford Council Salford Museum parking is NOT free for blue badge holders.