Welcome to our Conservatoire Concerts web page which we hope will enable you to find out more about our exciting Concert Series.
Click on this link to watch our concert streamed on the 28th of November at 8.00pm
Featuring Violin Duo
Nadine Galea and Reggie Clews
Wieniawski – Caprice No. 4 op 18
Prokofiev – Double Sonata Part 2
Igudesman – Salsa de la Luna
Igudesman – Tango Town
Igudesman – Tango sin Nombre
Igudesman – Hava Nagila
Igudesman – La Petite Valse
Igudesman – Wedding Thing
M Rodríguez arr. R Clews – La Cumparsita
J Bock arr. R Clews – If I Were a Rich Man
Award winning violinist Nadine Galea holds a Masters and Bachelor degrees from the Royal College of Music London. She has recently performed for The Queen of England, the Royal Family & all World Leaders at Buckingham Palace broadcasted live on BBC 2. She also performed private house concerts for pop star Madonna and Tim Berners Lee (inventor of the world wide web) and has been flown to Cannes by Will.i.am for a special star-studded event.Nadine has been featured on Classic FM and BBC Radio London. Solo highlights include performing Ravel’s virtuosic Tzigane to a full house accompanied by the United Nations Orchestra for Europe Day at the Victoria Hall in Geneva. Other prestigious venues she performed at include London’s Kensington Palace, Victoria and Albert Museum, St James’s Piccadilly, The National Gallery, Houses of Parliament, Malta’s Prime Minister Auberge (Malta Arts Festival), the 02 for Europe’s largest Blues Festival and the Royal Albert Hall. Nadine is also very busy in the recording industry and has recorded for labels such as Island Records.
Nadine has been sponsored by the EMI, Joseph Calleja and Janatha Stubbs foundations, private donors and several competitive UK awards.
Violinist Reggie Clews currently holds the position of Sub-Leader with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, while also performing regularly as a soloist and chamber musician. He graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Canada where he studied under distinguished pedagogues Mauricio Fuchs, now head of strings at Indiana University, and Richard Roberts, Concertmaster of the Orchestre Symphonie de Montreal. After completing his studies, he began his orchestral career with the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Chamber Orchestra and San Diego Opera and held the post of Principal Second violin with the Mozart Classical Orchestra in Newport Beach, CA. He was featured as a soloist with the Imperial Valley Symphony, North Coast Symphony, Tefareth Israel Orchestra, and the California Consort, and also participated as a session musician, recording several Oscar-winning film scores and Grammy Award-winning albums in the Hollywood studios of Los Angeles. In addition to his musical achievements, he has an Associates of Sciences Degree in Business Management. Recent tours have included 10 cities in China, the World Expo in Milan, EU Bank Cultural days in Frankfurt, EU Presidency in Brussels, and such venues as the Musikverein Vienna, Berlin Philharmonie, and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. As a featured soloist Reggie has recently performed the entire cycle of Nicolo Paganini’s 24 Caprices in China, Romania, Italy, Malta and Gozo and has also performed numerous solo violin recitals in the Gaulitanus Music Festival, Strada Stretta Concept series, Valletta’s historic Pjazza Teatru Rjal, and Malta’s International Organ Festival. Chamber music performances include String Quartet performances for the International Spring Orchestra Festival, Gaulitanus Festival and Three Palaces Festival. His hobby of collecting instruments, studying the great luthiers and their work has lead to numerous invitations to perform on some of the finest violins ever made while his main instrument is made by George Klotz from Mittenwald c.1750. After having undergone training as a luthier participating at courses in Italy, Germany, Romania and the UK, he now performs on the first violin that he made himself in 2019.
Booking is now open for our
Beethoven Festival over 2 days
Violin and Piano Duo – 11th December
Sextet led by John Mills – 19th December
Violin and Piano Duo
11th December 2020, 7.00-8.00pm
led by Violinist John Mills, leader of Tippett Quartet
19th December, 2020 7.00-8.00pm
Romance No. 2 in F major, Pastoral Symphony for sextet, and other piano solo works
A Carol Concert
Tuesday, 22nd December 7.00pm
Readings, Singing, Organ solo and Chamber music
Donation towards a local charity
Annual Baroque Concert
Saturday 16th January 2021
with the participation of
The London Conservatoires String Ensemble
Watch this space. More concerts to follow!