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allegro piano and flute duo rhondda cynon taf
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A vibrant and innovative duo, Allegro is passionate about bringing flute and piano music to life. Performing classical favourties and new music arrangements, their performances are vivid and captivating.
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Classical Repertoire
Bach: Ave Maria
Bach: Minuet & Gavotte
Bach: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Sonata No. 2
Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Beethoven: Fur Elise
Beethoven: Minuet in G
Brahms: Waltz
Chopin: Nocturne
Debussy: Clair de Lune
Debussy: Reverie
Elgar: Chanson de Matin
Enesco: Cantabile et Presto
Faure: Fantaisie
Gluck: Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Handel: Sonata No. 5 (movement 4)
Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Harty: In Ireland
Haydn: Serenade
Hue: Fantaisie
Ian Clarke: Hypnosis
Ian Clarke: Sunday Morning & Sunstreams
Mendelssohn: Spring Song
Mozart: Piano Sonata in C
Offenbach: Barcarolle
Pachelbel: Canon in D
Pessard: Andalouse
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Rebecca Faith: Seren Y Nos
Rimsky-Korsakov: Song of India
John Rutter: Suite Antique
Saint-Saens: The Swan
Schumann: Traumerei
Tchaikovsky: Barcarolle
Vaughan Williams: Greensleeves

Popular Repertoire
Amazed
Because You Loved Me
Can't Help Falling in Love
Can't Smile Without You
Come Away With Me
Come Fly With Me
Don't Know Why
Endless Love
(Everything I Do) I Do It For You
Fields of Gold
Fly Me to the Moon
From This Moment
I Will
I Will Always Love You
I've Got You Under My Skin
Just the Way You Are
Let There Be Love
Love is in the Air
Love Me Tender
Lovin' You
Make You Feel My Love
Marry Me
Moon River
Nearness of You
She
She's The One
Someone Like You
Something
Something About The Way You Look Tonight
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Songbird
Strangers in the Night
The One
The Rose
The Way You Look Tonight
They Long to be Close to You
When I Fall in Love
Wind Beneath My Wings
Wonderful World
You Are So Beautiful
Your Song
You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You
You're Still the One

Christmas Repertoire
Joy to the World
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
O Holy Night
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Silent Night
Seren Y Nos
O Come All Ye Faithful
God Rest ye Merry Gentlemen
Away in a Manger
Hark the Herald
O Little Town of Bethlehem
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Deck the Halls
We Three Kings

  • Classically trained, professional musicians who graduated from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
  • Innovative, captivating duo giving flute and piano music a whole new meaning
  • performed at venues including Brecon and Gloucester Cathedrals, Wales Millennium Centre, St David’s Hall and St. Martin-in-the-Fields.

Line up:

Default lineup: 2 members

Piano (Digital Yamaha P155) and Flute Duo

Highlights
*Innovative, captivating duo giving flute and piano music a whole new meaning
*Classically trained, professional musicians
*Ideal for corporate events and weddings
*Brand new, specially arranged collection of Christmas music
*A vibrant and exciting classical crossover act



A vibrant and innovative duo, Allegro is passionate about bringing flute and piano music to life. Performing and often premiering brand new music and arrangements, their vivid, captivating performances shed new light on their instruments and give ‘flute and piano duo’ a whole new meaning. 

Allegro are an ideal choice for pre/post-dinner entertainment at corporate events or weddings and they also have a unique collection of music for Christmas functions.



Biography
After graduating from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, both Sarah and Hannah knew they wanted to pursue a career as performers. Deciding two heads are better than one, they formed Allegro and have never looked back!

Their planned debut album took an unexpected turn but the opportunity to work with composer Rebecca Mitchell was too good to miss and the end result was a Christmas album consisting of new arrangements of traditional Christmas carols.

The album was very well received in a number of reviews including one by the British Flute Society journal. The duo was also selected from hundreds of others to be the main feature in the reviews section of The Musician. 

As well as several radio interviews and broadcasts, Allegro has performed at venues including Brecon and Gloucester Cathedrals, Wales Millennium Centre, St David’s Hall and St. Martin-in-the-Fields. They have also taken their performances on board cruise ships with both P&O and Saga, travelling as far as New Zealand.

Following the success of their album, Allegro is continuing to work with Rebecca Mitchell and other contemporary composers in their search to create new music that will appeal to, inspire and delight their audiences.

Hannah (Piano)
Education: DipABRSM, BA (Hons) Music, PGDipMUS (RWCMD)

Career: Freelance Pianist, Piano Tutor at Hebron Piano School, Musical Director of Cor Rhosyn Ladies Choir, Tonyrefail Ladies Choir and Abercynon Male Voice Choir.

Notable performances/experiences: Whilst at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Hannah performed at a variety of masterclasses with pianists such as Leon McCawley, Penelope Roskell and Boris Berman. Performing Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto at Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition. In 2007, Hannah won the Jacobson Prize.

Sarah (Flute)
Education: BA(Hons) Music, PGDipMUS RWCMD, DipABRSM

Career: Freelance musician (flute, occasionally some cello)

Teaches: Flute and cello privately, workshops, Musical Director of Drybrook and District Male Voice Choir.

Notable Performances/experiences: Bath Spa Concerto Competition winner; 2004 winner of the Margaret Rose Bursary; performances in Sweden, Holland, Prague, Gibraltar and Uganda; appearing in a quartet for an advertisement on Sky TV; performing for the premiere of ‘pictures’, a Thursday film production starring Andrea Corr and Neil Pearson; teaching at the Kampala Music School, Uganda, 2008; working with the Care and Share Foundation in Uganda 2009.

Previous Venues/Clients
Lydney Music Festival, Wye Valley Music Society, Forester Business Awards, Brecon Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral, Red Dragon fm, Tyntsefield House, Lacock Abbey, Wales Millennium Centre, St David’s Hall.

References from previous clients
'I just wanted to write you a quick email to thank you and Hannah again for playing at the awards last Thursday. The music fitted in so well with the theme of the event and we have had a lot of positive comments about you both'.
-Forester Newspaper

‘Allegro effectively combine technical skill and lively interpretation: their concert was a real joy’
-Keith Norman, Chairman of Wye Valley Music

'Wonderful tranquil music, beautiful melodies, masterfully played'
-Richard

'A lovely evening’s entertainment'
-Cari

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