Classical trio boost Trunch church funds

Canadian cellist Mayda Narvey is returning to North Norfolk for a concert with two London-based friends, Sara Cluderay (soprano) and Katharine Woolley (piano) as a trio called Ismena.

They will performing a programme at St Botolph's Church, Trunch on Saturday June 11 call Seasons - described as 'a beautiful, peaceful and reflective selection of 20th and 21st century classical music on the theme of seasons and cycles, faith and loss.'

It includes settings of poems by Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti and Hilaire Belloc as well as instrumental music inspired by Scottish ballads and folksongs.

The programme which starts at 7.30pm includes Barber's 'Cello Sonata and Hermit Songs, Copland's Dickinson Songs, excerpts from Messaien's Quartet for the End of Time and a folksong cycle by Daryl Runswick based on the story of Mary Queen of Scots, specially arranged by the composer for these players.

Admission is by programme on the door, �8 or �6 for concessions, with funds going towards ongoing restoration work at the church.

More information at www.trunchconcerts.co.uk or www.ismenacollective.com.

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