2009

31st December 2009, Manchester

String Trio Private Recital


8:30pm 3rd July Wexford Arts Centre Cornmarket Wexford
Web: www.wexfordartscentre.ie


8pm 25th June 2009 St John’s Theatre and Arts Centre Listowel Co. Kerry
Web: www.stjohnstheatrelistowel.com


8pm 26th June Carnegie Arts Centre Kenmare Co. Kerry
Web: www.carnegieartskenmare.ie


8pm 28th June Tech Amergin Community Arts & Education Centre Waterville Co. Kerry
Web: www.techamergin.com

Recital Booth&Li Duo
7:30pm April 24th 2009 - Melling Tithebarn Arts Association

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no.5: Aria (Cantilena)

Radamès Gnattali: Sonata for guitar and violoncello
1 Allegretto cómodo
2 Adagio
3 Con spirito
Bright Sheng: Seven Tunes Heard in China for solo cello

Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte

Claude Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de li

INTERVAL

Joaquin Rodrigo: Invocación y Danza

Manuel de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole
1 El paño moruno
2 Nana
3 Canción
4 Polo
5 Asturiana
6 Jota
Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango
1 Bordel 1900
2 Café 1930
3 Nightclub 1960

2008

4th October 2008/ 11am Emmanuel Church, Didsbury

Recital

Li Lu, cello
Harvey Davis, piano

Martinu Variations on the theme of Rossini

Ligeti Sonata for solo cello

Schumann 5 pieces in folk style op.102

Gerard Zinsstag “Mozaic”  for cello and piano  (UK premiere)


17th April, 7:30pm Flixton House, Urmston

Recital Booth&Li Duo

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no.5: Aria (Cantilena)
Radamès Gnattali: Sonata for guitar and violoncello

1 Allegretto cómodo
2 Adagio
3 Con spirito

Li Lu: Theme and Variations on ‘The Little Cabbage’ (a Chinese folksong) for solo cello

Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte

Pièce en forme de Habanera

Claude Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin

INTERVAL

Joaquin Rodrigo: Invocación y Danza

Manuel de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole

1 El paño moruno
2 Nana
3 Canción
4 Polo
5 Asturiana
6 Jota

Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango

1 Bordel 1900
2 Café 1930
3 Nightclub 1960


18th March, 7:30pm | Sam Newsome Music Centre, Boston

Recital Booth&Li Duo

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras no.5: Aria (Cantilena)
Radamès Gnattali: Sonata for guitar and violoncello

1 Allegretto cómodo
2 Adagio
3 Con spirito

Li Lu: Theme and Variations on ‘The Little Cabbage’ (a Chinese folksong) for solo cello

Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte

Pièce en forme de Habanera

Claude Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin

INTERVAL

Joaquin Rodrigo: Invocación y Danza

Manuel de Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole

1 El paño moruno
2 Nana
3 Canción
4 Polo
5 Asturiana
6 Jota

Astor Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango

1 Bordel 1900
2 Café 1930
3 Nightclub 1960


13th February 7:30pm St John’s Church, Little Thornton

Recital Booth&Li Duo


22nd January, 7:30pm | Morecambe Library, Cheshire

Recital Booth&Li Duo

Manuel de FALLA (1876–1946) Suite populaire espagnole arrange for Cello and Guitar

1 El pano moruno
2 Nana
3 Cancion
4 Polo
5 Asturiana

Two pieces from French composer:

Maurice Ravel (1876–1937) Pavane pour une infante defunte arrange for Cello and Guitar

Claude Debussy (1862–1918) La fille aux cheveux de lin arranged for Cello and Guitar

Radames Gnattali (Rio 1969) Sonata for Guitar and Cello

1 Allegretto
2 Adagio
3 Con Spirelo


2007

6th March, 6:30pm | RNCM, Manchester

Spotlight Concert

Li Lu – cello
Miyako Machida – piano

Li Lu has taken great care in choosing nine pieces from the extensive repertoire of Brahms arts songs that are both beautiful, romantic and powerful in their sentiment. These works were best described by E.T.A. Hoffman who observed; 

“where words leave off, music begins”…


6th May, 7:30pm | Crosby Hall Educational Trust, Liverpool

Recital

Li Lu – cello
Jenny Pitrin – clarinet
Isabel Chaplais – piano

Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Sonata for cello and Piano in Dminor

L.van Beethoven (1770-1827): Trio in B flat major for Clarinet, cello and piano Op.11

Jonhanes Brahms (1883-1897): Trio in A minor for Clarinet, cello and piano Op.114


13th June, 1pm | St. Anne’s Church, Manchester

Booth&Li Duo Lunch time concert

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992): History of Tango arranged for Cello and Guitar

1 Bordel 1900
2 Cafe 1930

Radames Gnattali (Rio 1969): Sonata for Guitar and Cello

1 Allegretto
2 Adagio
3 Con Spirelo


14th October, 2:30pm Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Booth&Li Duo Recital

Manuel de FALLA (1876–1946): Suite populaire espagnolearranged for Cello and Guitar

1 El pano moruno
2 Nana
3 Cancion
4 Polo
5 Asturiana

Dusan Bogdanovic (1955—): Quatre pieces intimes
1 Priere
2 Mouvement
3 La harpe de david
4 Chant


5th November, 7pm | Monday Night Music, Manchester

Booth&Li Duo Recital

Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992): History of Tango arranged for Cello and Guitar

1 Bordel 1900
2 Cafe 1930
3 Nightclub 1960
4 Concert d’augourd’Hui

Manuel de FALLA (1876–1946): Suite populaire espagnolearranged for Cello and Guitar

1 El pano moruno
2 Nana
3 Cancion
4 Polo
5 Asturiana


17th November, 11am | Emmanuel Church, Didsbury

Recital

Li Lu – cello
Kamilar Arku – piano

Gyorgy Ligeti: Sonata for solo cello
1 Dialogo
2 Capriccio


Samuel Barber:
Sonata for Cello and Piano Op.6


19th of November, 6pm | Lord Rhodes Room, RNCM, Manchester

Timothy Sharpe Memorial concert by Booth&Li Duo

Dusan Bogdanovic (1955—): Quatre pieces intimes for Cello and Guitar
1 Priere
2 Mouvement
3 La harpe de david
4 Chant


20th November | Chester Town Hall

Lunch Time Recital

Li Lu – cello
Kamilar Aku – piano

Gyorgy Ligeti: Sonata for solo cello
1 Dialogo
2 Capriccio

Samuel Barber: Sonata for Cello and Piano Op.6

Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke for cello and piano, Opus 73. (1849)


2006

Li Lu completed a national solo tour of selected Irish venues playing the Bach cello suites:

5th July, 8pm | Maynooth College Chapel, Ireland

25th July, 8pm | Jamstown Church, Ireland

26th July, 8pm | St Johns Art Center, Ireland

27th July, 8pm | Galway Catherdral, Ireland

9th Sep, 8pm | St. Annes Church Dublin, Ireland

LiLu – cello
Mary Mc Cague – piano

Recital

J.S Bach: Cello suite No.1 in G major

L.van Beethoven: Sonata for cello and piano in D major,Op.102 No.2

Robert Schumann: Fantasy Pieces for cello and piano Op.73

Claude Debussy: Sonata for cello and piano in Dminor

Li Lu: Believe for solo cello