The CARNIVAL SHOW
Carnival DVD and Recital CDS. Purchase of jazz arrangements
The Carnival Concert is no longer available. The final concert was in Switzerland in 2016.
Worldwide newspaper reviews:
'A comic, musician and magician rolled into one. One of the wildest programs I've ever seen...a performance which defies description with flutes bursting into flames...not since Victor Borge have I experienced such a mind boggling blend of artistry and inspired nonsense' -
'The performance was extraordinary....a prodigious musicality as well as a consummate humorist'. ..-
'The whole evening went off with such extremely infectious good humour that there was simply not a dull moment' -
'...his witty repartee and performance on every conceivable flute was brilliantly funny and brought the house down!' -
'...Wye is a fantastic musician and magician in one!' -
'...a spectacular presentation of music, magic and humour' -
'...the performance was slick, highly musical and utterly hilarious -
'..as well as demonstrating divine skill and technique by changing instruments so rapidly, he had the audience in hysterics at various stages of the performance..' South Australian Flute News
'…a musician of great ability..' New York Times, USA
The countries and the number of times the Carnival Show has been performed:-
Alderney, Channel Islands 1, Australia 14, Austria 2, Belgium 1, Bermuda 1, Brazil 1, Canada 5, Croatia 1, Czech Republic 1, Denmark 1, Ecuador 1, Finland 1, France 7, Germany 4, Great Britain 47, Greece 1, Guernsey 2, Hong Kong 3, Isle of Man 1, Italy 13, Japan 10, Jersey 2, South Korea 1, Mexico 2, The Netherlands 6, New Zealand 2, Norway 1, Peru 1; Poland 1, Portugal 2, Moscow , Russia 1, Sark 1, Slovenia 1, Spain 2, Sudan 2, Sweden 2, Switzerland 3, Thailand 1, Taiwan 4, Tasmania 1, Trinidad 1, United States 23.
Total: 178 performances.
'This highly amusing version of The Carnival of Venice is brilliant and witty. It is outstanding in every way' Sir James Galway.
* To order the Carnival Variations DVD:
For the UK, send a cheque for £8.00 which includes postage, made out to Trevor Wye.
For the rest of the world, either send €15.00 (euros) or $15 (US) in cash which includes postage. Post to:
DVD, Tamley Cottage, Hastingleigh, Ashford, Kent. TN25 5HW. UK
Please write clearly and be sure to include your name, address and postcode.
Each DVD ordered will include the CD Flute Recital shown below free of charge.
To view a clip of The Carnival on YouTube , click here:
* CD: A Flute Recital
Trevor Wye and Clifford Benson, piano.
Music for flute d'amour and piano and Latin American music for flute and piano.
* CD: La Flute D'amour , Trevor Wye, flute; Clifford Benson, piano,
Music for flute d'amOur and piano.
For both CDs , Flute Recital and La Flute Damour: in the UK, send a cheque for £10.00 made out to Trevor Wye;
For the rest of the world, either send €12.00 (euros) or $12 (US) in cash for each CD.
This includes postage.
CD: Tamley Cottage, Hastingleigh, Ashford, Kent. TN25 5HW. UK
* Jazz Arrangements for 5 flutes (alto fl. and picc) with bass and percussion (or piano)
The arrangements work either way: with piano and no percussion, or with percussion and bass and no piano. The first five are in printed format
A piano part is included.
Arranged by Trevor Wye and recorded by The BlueBelles in Japan on a CD: Opus 1A:-
All the Things You Are (Kern)
Autumn Leaves (Kosma)
Smoke gets in Your Eyes (J.Kern)
Lullaby of Birdland (Shearing)
Tea for Two (Youmans)
The Way You look Tonight. (Manuscript only)
The first five pieces are printed but the last one is only in manuscript. The complete set is £35.00 Each contains a score, optional piano part, flute parts, bass and, where included, percussion.
Postage please add £4.00 (UK) or £5.00 (Europe) or £9.00 (USA).
Each Complete Set will include 2 Cds as detailed above, free of charge!
Cash or Paypal accepted. trevorwye@gmail ‘dot’com
Tamley Cottage, Hastingleigh, Ashford, Kent. TN25 5HW. UK
Photos below by Carla Rees at BFS Convention, 2010