Lucy and Maria are a London-based flute and guitar duo. The duo met whilst both studying for Masters Degrees at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. They both graduated with Distinction their studies, and since then have worked together in a great number of projects, including the UK Premier of the Spanish composer Feliu Gasull, and many recitals around London and other cities.
Lucy holds an Mperf (with distinction) from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and previously studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with Richard Blake where she was awarded BMus(hons). At GSMD Lucy studied flute and piccolo with Sarah Newbold, Ian Clarke, Philippa Davies and Sharon Williams. Whilst at college Lucy was chosen to take part in sit–?ins with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra, and also took part in the GSMD side-by-side projects with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the LSO, performing in the Barbican, at BBC Studios, and at LSO St Luke’s with Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
Maria completed her Undergraduate Studies in Classical Performance in ESMUC (Barcelona) in 2006, and finished with distinction her Master’s Degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After finishing her studies, Maria was granted the Guildhall Artists Fellowship for 2010/2011 and 2011/2012. As a performer, Maria is particularly interested in the field of chamber music, especially in creative and collaborative performances. Since 2005, Maria has performed in concert halls of many cities, such as Barcelona, Madrid, Saint Petesburg, Warsaw, Cracow, Sevilla, Valencia, London, Oxford, etc.
The duet presents an eclectic repertoire formed by original compositions and transcripcions for guitar and flute from the classical repertoire (Bach, Schubert, Poulenc, Mozart), works from Spanish composers (Granados, Mompou, Falla), and many others (Piazzolla, Villa–?lobos, Bogdanovic, etc.). Their latests performances include LSO St Lukes, Bolivar Hall, St Stephen Walbroock, St Peter’s in Eaton Square, and St Andrews Church (Layham), among others.
Movements Perpétuels – F. Poulenc
Sonata Arpeggione: I movement – F. Schubert
Histoire du Tango- A. Piazzolla
Oriental – E. Granados
Sonata N.6 in E Major: Prélude – J. S. Bach
Cançó i Dança n.7 – F. Mompou
Andante in C Major, K.315 – W. A. Mozart
Suite Española – M. De Falla