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Absolute Classics Presents Guy Johnston, Cello & Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano

Easterbrook Hall, Crichton, Dumfries

Guy Johnston, Cello & Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano

Date: Saturday 7 August

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Easterbrook Hall

Cost: £15 Adults

          £0 Under 26

To purchase tickets phone The Midsteeple Box Office on 01387 253383 or click Asolute classics Tickets



Mendelssohn, Variations Concertantes, Op. 17

Beethoven, Cello Sonata No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69




Webern, 3 Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 11

Franck, Cello Sonata In A major


Guy Johnston is one of the most exciting British cellists of his generation. His early

successes included winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year, the Shell London

Symphony Orchestra Gerald MacDonald Award and a Classical Brit. He has performed with

many leading international orchestras including the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia

Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, NHK Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony,

Britten Sinfonia, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de

São Paulo, Moscow Philharmonic and St Petersburg Symphony.


Recent and forthcoming seasons have included concertos with Philharmonia Orchestra,

BBC Philharmonic (Ilan Volkov), BBC Symphony Orchestra (Sakari Oramo), Aurora

Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia and Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie. Guy

continues to play chamber music and recitals at prestigious venues and festivals across

Europe including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elisabeth Hall, Louvre Museum, the Moscow

Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Three Choirs Festival and MusicFest Aberystwyth. He is also

presenting programmes with Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Melvyn Tan. Guy was privileged to

perform as part of the Wigmore Hall and BBC Radio 3 special series of concerts,

livestreamed during the COVID-19 pandemic. He gave weekly outdoor impromptu recitals in

his home village in Dorset, which was featured by BBC during the UK lockdown.


Mishka Rushdie Momen has appeared in recitals at major U.K. venues such as the Wigmore

Hall and Barbican Hall in London, the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, Symphony Hall,

Birmingham, and abroad in the USA, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland and India.

Sir András Schiff has presented her in recitals in Zurich Tonhalle, New York's 92Y, Antwerp

deSingel, and in Berlin, Frankfurt, Milan, Florence and Turin.

Guy Johnston, cello & Mishka Rushdie Momen, Piano


Venue information: Easterbrook Hall has stepped and ramp access. The auditorium and accessible toilet facilities are all on the flat.


To purchase tickets phone The Midsteeple Box Office on 01387 253383 or click Asolute classics Tickets

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