Crossing the musical Pennines for new recital

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THE second Fylde Arts midday recital of the new series at Poulton Methodist Church is on Friday, and will be given by the Pennine Trio – Julian Cann (violin), Robert Buller (cello) and Philip Kubilius (piano).

Julian comes from a well-known musical family and studied French then music at London University.

Since graduation, he has worked mainly as a freelance musician: as a recital soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player and leader. He has played in the National Concert and Manchester Concert Orchestras, also the Northern Chamber Orchestra.

Chamber ensembles include the Serafin and Stonebridge String Quartets.

Robert Buller studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, prior to becoming a freelance IT consultant.

He performs with many professional string quartets, as well as playing for a variety of local orchestras and choral societies in the North West.

Philip Kubilius studied with Colin Horsley at the Royal Manchester College of Music, graduating with special merit in performance. His work in education includes 24 years as head of keyboard at the Blackburn School of Music, and he has also given many solo and chamber recitals. He has performed on the Isle of Man and played for the Scottish Tours Organisation.

Friday’s programme begins at 1pm and includes works by Brahms (Trio in B major Op.80), and Paul Schoenfield (Café Music).

Admission is £6 with £4 for Fylde Arts members. Hot meals are available at the church, price £3.50, from 11.30am.