La Fête de la Musique!

Rusne is a Lithuanian saxophonist currently based in Dubai. She performed in many prestigious venues in London UK such as Cadogan Hall, King’s Place, Southbank Centre, Wigmore Hall, St. John Smith Square, St. Jame’s Piccadilly and others. Rusne holds Artist Diploma degree from Royal College Of Music in London and Master’s degree from Utrecht Conservatoire (The Netherlands) . Rusne is a winner of international music competitions. She performed as a soloist in front of Royal College of Music Philharmonic Orchestra, Latvian National Symphony and Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra. Rusne was a member of award wining Laefer Saxophone Quartet, European Saxophone Ensemble, Baltic Sea Saxophone Quartet and Duo Fantasia.

Magdalena is a Polish pianist, educator and chamber music collaborator. As a  graduate of The Nowowiejski Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Birmingham Conservatoire, UK and the prestigious Liszt Academy in Budapest, Hungary, she has established herself internationally. After being a laureate of national and international competitions, she continued performing, inter alia in London’s South Bank Center, Birmingham Symphony Hall or Liszt’s House in Budapest.
After settling in Dubai, she has devoted herself to teaching and performing. She is a part of a few duos, ensembles and well as a rehearsal pianist for Dubai Singers choir. She also works at North London Collegiate School in Dubai where she enjoys a varied role of being a Pianist in Residence.

Programme

Andy Scott – And Everything Is Still

Paul Bonneau – Suite for alto saxophone and piano

I. Improvisation

II. Danse des démons

III. Plainte

IV. Éspièglerie

Maurice Ravel – Piece en forme de Habanera

Astor Piazzolla – Tango Etude no. 3

David Salleras – Mi Bailaora

Jimmy Dorsey – Oodles of Noodles