KramerDurcan Duo to Perform at Acton Hill Church

Next concert in the Iris Axon series

Miriam Kramer, violin and Nicholas Durcan, piano
Nicholas Durcan, piano and Miriam Kramer, violin


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Naxos recording artists, the KramerDurcan Duo - Miriam Kramer, violin and Nicholas Durcan, piano, will be performing at Acton Hill Church on Sunday 7 May.

The performance, which is part of the Iris Axon Concert series, begins at 4pm.

They have received rave reviews from the American Record Guide "flawless and beautiful" and from Artsmart, Durban, S.A., "an evening of superb music making,,,...performed with intensity and tenderness....passionate and flamboyantly virtuosic bringing the audience to its feet".

The programme is:

Saint-Saens: Menagerie Fantastique, arr. KramerDurcan duo
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 4 Op 24 in F major, “Spring.”
Saint- Saens: Dance Macabre Op 40
Gershwin: Fantasia on Themes from “American in Paris”, arr. KramerDurcan duo
Piazzolla: Four Seasons arr. KramerDurcan duo
Katchaturian: Spartacus Fantasy arr. KramerDurcan duo

Iris Axon Concert Series Schedule 2023


June 4 Lance Mok - piano
July 2 Ida Pelliccioli - piano

Now in its twelfth year, the Iris Axon Concert Series is an annual season of short (60-70 minute) monthly recitals on Sunday afternoons at the Acton Hill Church. The series was started by Music Director Jane Schopf in 2004 to provide a venue for young musicians starting on their professional careers, many of whom have subsequently enjoyed international success in competitions and on the concert platform. The series has continued to grow and now attracts established international artists as well.

Originally called the Acton Classical Music Concert Series, it was re-named in 2009 in memory of one of its most loyal supporters, Iris Axon, who made possible the purchase of a concert grand, handmade by Clive Pinkham.

The church is deemed ideal for concerts as it has the largest unsupported wooden barrel-vault ceiling in London which brings out the middle harmonics, creating a luxuriously warm sound.

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April 18, 2023


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