Past Concerts

Date Description Venue & More Details
06 May 2017 19:45 Savitri Grier violin, Richard Uttley piano
25 March 2017 19:45 Galini Trio
18 February 2017 19:45 Castalian String Quartet
14 January 2017 19:45 Julian Trevelyan - Piano
12 November 2016 19:45 Atéa Wind Quintet
07 October 2016 19:45 Maggini Quartet
14 May 2016 19:45 Trio Goya
16 April 2016 19:45 Claire Hammond BACH Toccata in D minor, BWV 913 MCDOWALL - Colour is the Keyboard BEETHOVEN - Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathétique' SAXTON - Selection from Hortus Musicae, Book 2 MEDTNER - Sonata Romantica, Op. 53 No.
20 February 2016 19:45 The Chamber Players
09 January 2016 19:45 Endellion Quartet Haydn - String Quartet, Op. 20 No. 6 Debussy - String Quartet Beethoven - String Quartet, Op. 59 No. 2
07 November 2015 19:45 O Duo O Duo’s repertoire spans more than 300 years and is an invigorating mix of popular classics and accessible contemporary music played on two marimbas, vibraphone and a huge array of percussion. They continue to be passionate about commissioning new work and expanding the percussion duo repertoire.
03 October 2015 19:45 Britten Oboe Quartet Nicholas Daniel founded the Britten Oboe Quartet together with his colleagues and co-principals of the award-winning Britten Sinfonia.
16 May 2015 Chaconne Brass Chaconne Brass was formed in 1984 and has established a reputation as one of Britain’s most versatile ensembles. Its repertoire spans from Praetorius to Steve Reich, from Gershwin to Miles Davis, from acoustic to electro-acoustic and from Brass to Beyond...
18 April 2015 London Concertante London Concertante is one of the finest chamber ensembles in the UK, its players brought together through a shared passion for chamber music. Founded in 1991, the ensemble soon established a reputation for inspired programming, thrilling performances and the unique rapport it builds with its audience.
21 February 2015 Wihan Quartet The Wihan Quartet, formed in 1985, are celebrating 30 years as a quartet in 2015. The Quartet's outstanding reputation for the interpretation of its native Czech heritage, and of the many classical, romantic and modern masterpieces of the string quartet repertoire, is widely acknowledged. International Record Review described the Wihan as: “one of the best quartets in the world today.
10 January 2015 Busch Ensemble Named after the legendary violinist Adolf Busch, this young piano trio has emerged as the leading British piano trio among the new generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the UK and Europe.
08 November 2014 Richard Uttley (Piano) Born in Bradford, Richard Uttley studied at Cambridge University, graduating with a double first, and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama where he became a Fellow between 2010-2012.  A passionate exponent of new music, Richard has recorded music by Andriessen and Ferneyhough for BBC Radio 3 and released two discs of 20th and 21st Century piano music to critical acclaim.
04 October 2014 Škampa Quartet The Škampa Quartet is among the very finest of an outstanding group of current Czech string quartets that has represented their country in major Concert Halls around the world for twenty years.
17 May 2014 The Aurora Ensemble Established in 1996, the Aurora Ensemble is a traditional wind quintet which also expands to work with piano, strings or to explore the repertoire for wind octet. Each of the players are successful freelance musicians, all working regularly with some of the country's leading orchestras and chamber ensembles.
12 April 2014 Carducci Quartet Based in the UK, the Carducci Quartet performs over 90 concerts worldwide each year. The Quartet continues to run their annual festival in Hignam, Glos and hold residencies at Cardiff University and Dean Close School, Cheltenham. Highlights of the upcoming season include the quartet’s debut at the John F Kennedy Center, Washington USA, a residency at Cheltenham Music Festival and a new recording of contemporary works on their own label: Carducci Classics.
15 March 2014 Louis Schwizgebel Louis Schwizgebel is recognised as one of the most talented pianists of his generation, praised for his interpretations of Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert & the French Impressionists. Louis was the 2nd prize winner and the youngest finalist at the Leeds International Piano Competition 2012.
11 January 2014 Pentatonic Pentatonic, formed in 2005, is a string quintet made up of friends who have known and worked together for many years. The name comes from the 5 note scale, the basis of much folk music from around the world.
09 November 2013 Coull Quartet Founded in 1974, and Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Warwick since 1977, the Coull Quartet has performed and broadcast extensively throughout the UK, USA, Western Europe, China, India, South America and Australia.
05 October 2013 Red Priest Founded in 1997, and named after the flame-haired priest, Antonio Vivaldi, Red Priest has given several hundred sell-out concerts at many of the world's prestigious festivals. These musicians have redefined the art of period performance, creating a virtual orchestra through their creative arrangements, heart-on-sleeve emotion & compelling stage craft
25 March 2000 19:45 The Coull Quartet
Mozart Quartet in B flat major K 458 'The Hunt'
Shostakovich Quartet No 8 Op 110
Schubert Quartet in D minor D 810 'Death and the Maiden'
26 February 2000 19:45 Wihan Quartet of Prague
Beethoven Quartet in F major, Op 18 No 1
Smetana Quartet No 1 in E minor ('From my Life')
Dvorak Quartet No 10 in E flat Op 51
15 January 2000 The Gould Piano Trio
Mozart Trio in E major K542
Shostakovich Trio Op 67 in E minor
Beethoven Trio Op 97 in B Flat 'The Archduke'
27 November 1999 London Baroque Ensemble
Corelli Quintet No.2 A major
Haydn Quartet Op 76 No.1
Haydn Andante cantabile for cello and strings
Boccherini Concerto for Cello in G major
Vivaldi Sinfonia in G RV 147
Mozart Divertimento No. 1 in D K136
16 October 1999 Emma Johnson & Ian Brown
Tartini arr Jacob Concertino
Brahams Sonata Op. 120 no 1 in F min
Poulenc Sonata
Messiaen L'Abime des oiseaux
Rachmaninov Vocalise Op 34 No 14
Gershwin Preludes
27 March 1999 Belcea String Quartet
Bridge String Quartet No.2 in G minor
Haydn String Quartet Op 64, No. 6 in E flat (1790)
Schubert String Quartet in G D887
27 February 1999 19:45 Maggini Quartet
Haydn Opus 76 No.6 in EB
Walton Quartet in A Minor
Tchaikovsky No. 1 in D
09 January 1999 19:45 Haffner Wind Emsemble
Mozart Adagio & Allegro in F minor
Boyle Four ways to play reels
Francaix Quintette No 2
Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik Op 24 no 2
Reicha Andante pour le Cor anglais
Bizet Jeux d'Enfants
14 November 1998 The Menuhin School
Koussevitsky Chanson Triste
Bach Sonata in A minor
Breval Duet in F major Op. 25
Beethoven Andante and Variations
Schubert Sonatina in D major Op. 137 No.1
Liszt Consolations 3,4
Liszt Transcendental Etude - 'Wilde Jagt'