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Anglo-Japanese Society of Wessex

An Unincorporated Association

Honorary Patrons:
Alexander Rosenblatt, George Logan (Dr Evadne Hinge), Michael Soumei Coxall, Kazue Yanagida

Japan Representative:
Kazue Yanagida

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Godfrey King

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GODFREY KING (Director) AJSW REPRESENTATIVE IN UK

KAZUE YANAGIDA (Honorary Patron) AJSW REPRESENTATIVE IN JAPAN
Contact: kazu...@yahoo.co.jp
柳田 和江(名誉パトロン)AJSW日本代表
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Javier Vázquez Grela (piano)

Wed May 4th 2011, 12:15–1:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR

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Javier Vázquez Grela

Spanish born pianist Javier Vázquez Grela studied at the Conservatory of music of A Corunna with the prestigious pianists Natalia Lamas and Rafael Sebastiá, obtaining his Diploma in 1995 with distinction. In 2001 he moved to Barcelona to study with pianist Antonio Ruiz Mellado at Luthier Academy, where in 2003 he was uninamously awarded the Concert Diploma Cum Laude. From 1998 he has been the accompanist at the Conservatory of A Corunna.

He has played extensively as a soloist, accompanist and Chamber musician in different concert halls of Spain (Barcelona, Zaragoza, Madrid, Galicia), México (Guadalajara, México DF, etc.), Portugal, Holland (Amsterdam, Utrecht) and Budapest (Franz Liszt Museum). He toured Mexico in 2007, playing all the songs and dances from Federico Mompou as well as his Variations on a theme by Chopin to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Mompou’s death. His wide repertoire — covering all periods and styles with special emphasis on the twentieth century — has brought first performances of many piano works and songs of Galician and Mexican composers playing first premiere of Fernando Arias’ “Concert for Piano and Orchestra” at Santiago de Compostela. He has made recordings for Radio Galega, radio Nacional de España and Television de Galicia. He recorded Gershwin’s Rhapsody in blue with the Melide Symphonic Orchestra and a CD with works of Brahms and Poulenc with clarinetist Antonio Suarez.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

Pictures of St Dunstan-in-the-West at the Flickr website

The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

For more information, visit the church's website.

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