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Lt-Cmdr Frederick S. Kelly DSC RNVR


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Lt-Cmdr Frederick S. Kelly DSC RNVR - British-Australian composer, pianist, war hero and Olympic rower

 

We have mentioned 'Cleg' Kelly's music before on the GWF: look & listen here 

And now something to look forward to, plus a date for your diary:

12:00 hrs on Saturday, 30th October 2021 at Southwark Cathedral, London
 

This concert will feature the world premiere of 'To Dear Cleg' by Sadie Harrison: a love letter to Kelly, a homage to the composer through a series of short pieces based on extracts from his diaries. The pianist Alex Wilson has created a semi-narrated programme that tells Kelly’s fascinating life story - incorporating his musical, wartime and sporting exploits - and features his own piano music interspersed between Sadie’s wonderfully intimate pieces.

 

www.alexwilsonpianist.com

http://www.sadieharrisoncomposer.co.uk

 

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A long way off but good to know. Thank you.

 

Ian

 

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REMINDER - It's only a couple of weeks now until Alex Wilson's concert in Southwark Cathedral (30th October 2021 at 12:00 hrs)

when he will be playing the piano music of Lt-Cdr Frederick S. (Cleg) Kelly DSC, RNVR,

as well as giving the world premier of Sadie Harrison's tribute to Kelly: To Dear Gleg

see https://www.alexwilsonpianist.com/fskelly-recording.html

also https://www.gallipoli-association.org/news/2021/the-piano-music-of-f-s-kelly-dsc/

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