Leicester International Music Festival

A New World: Composers who moved to America


September 20th - 22nd 2108


Thursday 1pm

Rachmaninov:  Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor 12’ 

Thea Musgrave: Night Windows for Oboe and Piano 15’

Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 Op. 96 ‘American’ 25’ 

Thursday 7:30pm

Bartók: Rhapsody No. 2 for violin and piano BB96 10'30"

Thea Musgrave: Niobe for Oboe and Tape 7’

Rachmaninov: Vocalise for Viola and piano 6’

Martinu: Theremin Fantasy for oboe, string quartet, piano and theremin. 15’ 


Dvorak: Quintet for String Quartet and Bass Op. 77 36’ 

Friday 1pm

Thea Musgrave: Cantilena for Oboe Quartet 11’ 

Rachmaninov: 3 of 6 pieces for piano 4 hands Op. 11 

Glory, Scherzo, Russian Song 13’

Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor ‘Dumky’ Op 90 32’ 

Friday 7:30pm

A Musgrave Medley of Miniatures: 

Dawn for solo oboe 3’

In the Still of the Night for solo viola 3’

The Egrets have landed for violin and piano 2’

D.E.S. for solo cello 3’

Prelude (Bist du bei mir) for solo piano 2'

Lera Auerbach: Suite for cello and piano from Op. 47 22’

Rachmaninov: Moment Musical in Db Op. 16 4’

Rachmaninov: Prelude in G# minor No. 12 Op. 32 3’

Prokofiev: Number 6 of 10 pieces from Romeo and Juliet 4’


Rachmaninov arr Kreisler: Preghiera for violin and piano 5’

Dvorak: Piano Quintet Op. 81 45’ 


LIMF Family Fun 2017


Saturday 12 - 1 pm FREE ENTRY

'Family Fun Event', presented by Nicholas Daniel.

Come and listen to music all around the New Walk Museum, ending with an interactive concert in the Victorian Gallery: a great chance to meet our fabulous Festival Musicians!

Saturday 7:30pm

Thea Musgrave: Snapshots for solo piano 10’ 

Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata Op. 19 35’ 


Prokofiev arr Auerbach: Sonata Op. 94 for oboe, cello and piano 23’ 

Dvorak: Wind Serenade Op. 44 25’