Wissam Boustany: Flute Masterpieces by Candlelight
November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Enjoy an exceptional flute recital by renowned flautist Wissam Boustany in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Mary Le Strand. It’s a hugely appealing programme that will be sure to start your weekend in style! There’s also a good choice of restaurants and bars nearby to complete your evening.
Wissam Boustany – Flute
Pianist to be confimed
Poulenc – Sonata
Tchaikovsky – Lensky’s Air (from ‘Eugen Onegin’)
Wissam Boustany – 1 Drop Full
Max Meyer-Olbersleben – Fantaisiesonate op. 17
About tonight’s performer
Wissam Boustany’s passionate musicality has helped him forge a unique reputation as an international flute soloist. His charismatic stage presence brings tremendous power and subtlety to a wide range of musical genres ranging from baroque, classical, romantic, contemporary and jazz settings. Imaginative programming often mixes the innovative with the traditional, captivating audiences with an engaging style that combines an improvisatory flair with a wide emotional and expressive range, as well as an acute sense of tone color and nuance. Wissam has developed a unique duo partnership with pianist Aleksander Szram. In 2015, they toured in Australia, Canada, USA, Holland, and Norway, leaving audiences consistently overwhelmed by the way they both perform from memory, bringing a completely heightened experience and intensity into their adventurous music-making. Wissam regularly performs and teaches in a variety of contexts, facilitating the growth of young talent. He has created his own teaching method titled “A Method Called Love”, which has spread internationally, focusing on improvisation, memory, self-reliance and the development of the concept of Love as a powerful motivator, facilitator and teacher. He has been a long-standing flute professor at Trinity Laban, London, and the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
Phone 0333 666 33 66