The Gwilym Simcock and Rob Buckland Sextet

Sat 22 July 2023

Impressionisation: The French 20th Century

Impressionisation: The French 20th Century


G Simcock Just Because
C Debussy Children’s Corner, arr. Gwilym Simcock
M Ravel Pavane pour un infante défunte, arr. Rob Buckland
G Simcock Solo
G Simcock Echoes Suite

World-leading pianist and composer Gwilym Simcock, and internationally renowned saxophonist Rob Buckland lead a stellar sextet re-imagining 20th Century French Impressionist masterpieces by Debussy and Ravel. They sympathetically weave lyrical improvisation into the textures and colours of this extraordinary, timeless music. With compositions and arrangements by Gwilym and Rob framing these masterpieces, this concert will resonate with classical and jazz audiences alike, introducing fresh and vibrant colours into these familiar musical landscapes, bringing this evocative music to life in new and unexpected ways.

This concert includes an interval.