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World renowned pianist Philip Fowke heads fund raiser at Brighton College

encore and Brighton College present:
 An evening with Pianist Philip Fowke

with award winning Brighton Youth Orchestra String Ensemble

Sunday 19 March at 7pm

Sarah Abraham Recital Hall, Brighton College, Eastern Rd, Brighton BN2 0AL

Philip Fowke is known for his many BBC Promenade Concert appearances, numerous recordings and broad range of repertoire performed worldwide. Conductors with whom he has worked include Vladimir Ashkenazy, Rudolf Barshai, Tadaaki Otaka, Sir Simon Rattle, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, Yuri Temirkanov and the late Klaus Tennstedt. The programme will include Bachs’ D Minor Piano Concerto and works from Poland to China. Tickets

£35 and £20 concessions/under 18's available from

House Music Classics with Pam and Robert Stiles

Saturday 1 April at 7pm

8 Roedean Crescent, Brighton BN2 5RH

Pam and Robert are holding a fundraising concert with Brighton Youth Orchestra’s String Ensemble, in their home. Featuring Chapel Hill Duo (Jaya Hanley and Sarah James) and other past BYO musicians, they will be playing a programme ranging from classical to folk. Pam and Robert are kindly providing refreshments and the performance is being supported by a grant from the Pebble Trust as part of a series of house concerts raising money for the orchestra. A suggested donation of £25 per person would be most welcome and will help reach our target of raising £10,000 this year to support the orchestra’s Hardship Fund and our new Orchestra 360 ensemble for children with special educational needs. To reserve places and/or make a donation, please contact

Brighton Youth Orchestra Summer Concert

Thursday 29 June at 7pm

Danny House, New Way Ln, Hurstpierpoint BN6 9BB

Details coming soon.... please contact to join the encore mailing list.

encore raises money for the Hardship Fund to ensure no young musician is prevented from taking part due to financial circumstances, provides extra tuition and master-classes for the most gifted young musicians, supports the new Orchestra 360 ensemble for young people with special educational needs and supports the purchase of vital new instruments.

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