Ashley Solomon (flute) Terence Charlston (harpsichord)

Ashley Solomon (flute) Terence Charlston (harpsichord)

Wednesday, 14 December, 2016 - 20:00

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The Great Drawing Room of Rothamsted Manor

Ashley Solomon is Director of Florilegium, the ensemble he co-founded in 1991. They have a busy touring schedule and each year perform at major international festivals and concert series. Born in Sussex, Ashley won a recorder and flute scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music in London where he was awarded first class honours. He went on to complete his post-graduate studies there in 1991 with a scholarship from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. In 1998 he was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and this was followed in 2000 with Honorary Membership of the Royal College of Music, where he has been Professor since 1994. In 2006 he was appointed to the new position of Head of Historical Performance at the Royal College of Music. He has performed as a soloist throughout Europe, the Americas, the Far East and Australia.

Terence Charlston is an internationally acknowledged specialist performer on early keyboard instruments. His broad career encompasses many complementary roles including solo and chamber musician, choral and orchestral director, and teacher and academic researcher. He was a member of London Baroque from 1995 until 2007 and is a core member of the ensemble Florilegium. His large repertoire spans the Middle Ages to the present day reflecting a passionate interest in keyboard music of all types and styles and he has recorded over 80 commercial CDs. Within the educational sphere, Terence founded the Department of Historical Performance at the Royal Academy of Music, London in 1995. He joined the staff of the Royal College of Music, London in 2007 where he is Professor of Historical Keyboard Instruments, a personal Chair created for him in 2016. He has lived in Harpenden since 1990.

Tickets (which include interval refreshments) double as programmes and cost £14.00 (£6.00 for Manor Residents, students and children).  Please complete the form below and send to: Margaret Glendining, CSYS, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ.  Tel: 01582 938821, or margaret.glendining@rothamsted.ac.uk

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To: Margaret Glendining, CSYS.  Please reserve me …….tickets at £14.00 .…….at £6.00 for the recital by Ashley Solomon and Terence Charlston on Wednesday December 14th 2016.  I enclose £………. as a crossed cheque made out to 'Rothamsted Sports and Social Club' (and a sae if the tickets are to be sent by post).

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Event Organiser: Margaret Glendining