- (Arabesque Duo)
- Format: CD
Relax and unwind with 22 tranquil classics. Over sixty minutes of beautifully played music by the Arabesque Duo. Perfect for inspiration, entertainment, leisure and pleasure. Enjoy! Flute - Russell Gillespie Harp - Lauren Scott Formed in 1995, Russell Gillespie and Lauren Scott are both freelance musicians based in Cheshire, UK. The duo presents entertaining and varied programmes, delighting audiences with it's musical rapport and have released two CDs, including world premiere recordings of works for flute and harp. After graduating from Trinity College of Music in 1992, Lauren has worked extensively with many of the UKs leading orchestras, most notably the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National, Halle, City of Birmingham, BBC Scottish and BBC Symphony Orchestras. She has toured, performed and recorded with chamber orchestras such as Northern Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia. Lauren has played in West End shows and with artists such as Robbie Williams, Katherine Jenkins and José Carreras. Lauren plays in 'Duo Mandala' with Alison Stephens (which commissions new works for Mandolin and Harp, and has broadcast on Radio 4 and Classic FM). Russell Gillespie was born in Ireland and has been living in England since 1974. Having studied flute with Clare Southworth and later with Colin Chambers, he went on to continue his studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Russell has performed for many of the world's leading exponents of the flute such as Sir James Galway, Geoffrey Gilbert, Paula Robison, and William Bennett. Russell now enjoys a versatile career performing as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician throughout the UK, Europe and Asia. Actively involved in music education over the last twenty years, Russell is a highly regarded Educator and runs a thriving teaching practice from his studio based in Cheshire.