Concert Archive

2022 – 2023 season

Tuesday, 4th October 2022

Dominic Degavino

Beethoven –  Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, op. 2 no. 3
Amy Beach  –  Five Improvisations, op. 148
Schubert –  Allegretto in C minor, D915
Brahms –  Piano Sonata no. 3 in F minor, op. 5

Tuesday, 15th November 2022

Pelléas Ensemble

Debussy (arr. Roberts) – Prélude à l’Après-Midi d’un Faune
Rebecca Clarke (arr. Tunnicilffe) –  Four Songs
Jolivet  –  Petite Suite
Dowland (arr.Tunnicliffe)  –  In Darkness Let me Dwell/ If my Complaints Could Passions Move
Purcell  (arr. Tunnicliffe)  –  Fantasia upon One Note
Ethel Smyth  –  Variations on Bonny Sweet Robin
Tchaikovsky –  Selections from Swan Lake

Sunday, 29th January 2023

Bradley Creswick (violin) and Margaret Fingerhut (piano)

Beethoven – Violin Sonata no. 8 in G major, op. 30 no. 3
Dvořák  –  Romance in F minor, op. 11
Bartók –  Romanian Dances, Sz. 56
Elgar  –  Violin Sonata in E minor, op. 82

Sunday, 19th February 2023

Dudok Quartet Amsterdam

Mozart  –  String Quartet no. 23 in F major, K590
Tchaikovsky  –  String Quartet no. 1 in D major, op. 11
Shostakovich  –  String Quartet no. 5 in B flat major, op. 92

Friday, 10th March 2023

Rachel Podger (violin)

Tutta Sola

An evening of baroque music for solo violin

Programme included

Bach –  Toccata and Fugue, BWV 565, arr. for solo violin in A minor
Tartini  –  Violin Sonata no. 17 from Piccole Sonate
Traditional  –  Celtic and English tunes, including from Playford’s Dancing Master

Saturday, 1st April 2023

Mithras Trio

Beethoven –  Piano Trio in E flat major, op. 1 no. 1
Bridge  –  Phantasie Trio in C minor (Piano Trio no. 1)
Dvořák  –  Piano Trio no. 4 in E minor, op. 90 (‘Dumky’)

2021 – 2022 season

19th October 2021

Consone Quartet

Haydn – String Quartet in B flat major, op. 33 no. 4
Fanny Mendelssohn –
String Quartet in E flat major
Schubert –
Quartettsatz, D703
Felix Mendelssohn –
String Quartet in D major, op. 44 no. 1

29th October 2021

Sacconi Quartet and Emma Abbate

Sacconi photo – Alejandro Tamagno

Rachmaninov – Romance (from String Quartet no. 1)
Shostakovich –
Piano Quintet in G minor, op. 57
Elgar –
Piano Quintet, op.84

Sunday, 20th February 2022


Haydn (arr. Salomon) – Symphony no. 101 in D major, ‘The Clock’
Mozart –
Flute Quartet no. 1 in D major, K285
(arr. Salomon) Symphony no. 94 in G major, ‘Surprise’
(arr. Salomon)Symphony no. 104 in D major, ‘London’

Tuesday, 22nd March 2022

Mithras Trio

Haydn –Piano Trio in G major, Hob. XV:41
Brahms –
Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, op. 101
Schubert –
Piano Trio no. 2 in E flat major, D929

Thursday, 7th April 2022

Rattle Őzsuca Duo

Sacha Rattle (clarinet), Zeynep Őzsuca (piano)


Hindemith – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in B flat major
Stanford –
Three Intermezzi, op. 13
Bernstein –
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Schumann –
Fantasiestűcke, op. 73
Berg –
Four Pieces, op. 5
Brahms –
Sonata in F minor for Clarinet and Piano, op. 120 no. 1

Thursday, 21st April 2022

Patrick Hemmerlé (piano)

Photo – Felix Ardanaz

Debussy –Estampes
Godowsky –
Java Suite, book 1
Albéniz –
Iberia, book 1
Liszt –
Venezia e Napoli

2019 – 2020 season

22nd September 2019


Photo © Martin Mydtskov Rønne

Vivaldi (arr. KOTTOS) – La Folia
Mogensen – Green Mountain
Opsahl – Encrypto
Petersen – Crowds
Farmakis – Reptile
Nielsen (arr. KOTTOS) – Aladdin Suite
Piazzolla (arr. Mogensen) – Maria de Buenos Aires
Skalkottas (arr. Farmakis) – 4 Greek Dances
Vaughan Williams (arr. Mogensen) – 6 Studies in English Folk Song
Liadov (arr. Mogensen) – 8 Russian Folk Songs, op. 58
Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Petersen) – Song of India
Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Petersen, Mogensen) – Lithuanian Dance
Jacob Gade (arr. Mogensen) – Tango Jalousie

15th October 2019

Boxwood & Brass

Photo © Tom Bowles

Beethoven – Sextet in E-flat major, op. 71
Beethoven – Septet in E-flat major, op. 20

15th November 2019

Zimro Trio


Milhaud – Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, op. 157b
Huw Watkins – Dream
Bartók – Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, Sz. 111
Mozart –  Clarinet Trio in E-flat major, K498 (Kegelstatt Trio)
Gershwin (arr. Birtel) – Three Preludes
Copland (arr. Hannan) – Suite from Appalachian Spring

28th January 2020

Vadym Kholodenko (piano)

Photo © Van Cliburn

Mozart – Piano Sonata no. 14 in C minor, K457
Schubert Piano Sonata no. 13 in A major, D664
Saariaho – Ballade
Scriabin – Preludes (selection)
Rachmaninov – Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor

20th February 2020

Sophie Rosa (violin), Roberto Carrillo-Garcia (double bass, guitar) and Gemma Beeson (piano)

Sophie Rosa, Roberto Carrillo-Garcia and Gemma Beeson

Piazzolla – Histoire du Tango
Toldrà –
Sonetí de la Rosada
Monti –
Paganini –
Bottesini –
Piazzolla –
Four Seasons in Buenos Aires
Machado –
Pé de Moleque
Carrillo-Garcia –
Piece for violin and guitar

16th March 2020

Sacconi Quartet


Haydn – String Quartet in D, op. 64 no. 5 (The Lark)
Beethoven – String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, op. 95 (Serioso)
Mendelssohn – String Quartet no. 1 in E-flat major, op. 12

2018 – 2019 season

16th October 2018

Joyce Christie memorial concert

Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch

Photo © Michael Pavia

Bloch – Three Nocturnes
Beethoven – Piano Trio, op. 1 no. 2
Dvořák – Piano Trio in F minor, op. 65

12th November 2018

Foyle-Štšura Duo

Photo © Kaupo Kikkas

Janáček – Sonata for Violin and Piano
Elgar – Violin Sonata in E minor, op. 82
Debussy – Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor
Respighi – Sonata for Violin and Piano in B minor

Thursday, 6th December 2018

Peter Moore (trombone) and
Robert Thompson (piano)

Photo © Kaupo Kikkas

Gouinguené – Concerto in A minor
Schumann – Arabesque in C, op. 18
Brahms – Cello Sonata in E minor, op. 38 (arr. for trombone)
Lindberg – Los Bandidos
Maynard – Urban Variations
Ravel – Sonatine
Falla – Siete canciones populares españolas
Bozza – Ballade

Friday, 11th January 2019

Riyad Nicolas (piano)

Beethoven – Piano Sonata no. 13 in E flat major, op. 27 no. 1,
‘Quasi una fantasia’
Ravel – Gaspard de la Nuit
J.S. Bach -Prelude and Fugue (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2, no. 1)
Schumann – Fantasiestücke, op. 12
Scriabin – Piano Sonata no. 5 in F sharp major, op. 53

Wednesday, 13th February 2019

Jess Gillam (saxophone) and
Zeynep Özsuca (piano)

Photo © David Theobald

Iturralde – Pequeña Czarda (arr. Harle)
Ravel – Pièce en forme de Habanera
Britten – Temporal Variations
Nyman – If (from The Diary of Anne Frank)
Harle – RANT!
Marcello – Oboe Concerto
Bartók – 3 Hungarian Folksongs from the Csík District
Fitkin – Gate
Dowland – Flow My Teares
Wiedoeft – Valse Vanité

Friday, 8th March 2019

Heath Quartet

Photo © Simon Way

Haydn -String Quartet in D, op. 20 no. 4
Britten – String Quartet no.1 in D, op. 25
Beethoven – String Quartet in C, op.59 no. 3 (Rasumovsky)

Wednesday, 10th April 2019

Fujikawa, Markson and friends


Beethoven – Variations on ‘Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu’, op. 121a, for piano trio
Mozart – Piano Quartet in E flat major, K493
Chausson – Concert for Violin, Piano and String Quartet in D major, op. 21

2017 – 2018 season

10th October 2017

Fujita Piano Trio

Mozart – Piano Trio no. 5 in C major, K548
Shostakovich – Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, op. 67
Schubert – Piano Trio no.2 in E flat major, D929

18th November 2017

Marina Nadiradze (piano)

Domenico Scarlatti – Sonata in F major, L479
Domenico Scarlatti – Sonata in D minor, L423
Haydn – Piano Sonata in E minor, Hob. XVI: 34
Prokofiev – Piano Sonata no. 2 in D minor, op. 14
Schumann – ‘Abegg’ Variations, op. 1
Chopin – Scherzo in B minor, op. 20
Chopin – Scherzo in B flat minor, op. 31
Ravel – Alborado del Gracioso (from Miroirs)

8th December 2017

Gitarrissima of Vienna

Bizet/ Shchedrin – Carmen Suite: Dance aragonaise; Seguidilla; Intermezzo; Bolero
Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake: Scène; Allegro Moderato; Waltz
Shostakovich – Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two); Waltz no. 2 (from Jazz Suite no. 1)
Gershwin – Porgy and Bess: Potpourri
Copland – Hoedown (from Rodeo)
Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker: Dance of the Reed Pipes; Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy; Chinese Dance; Russian Dance
York – Bantu (from the African Suite)
Fujii – Furusato (from Rhapsody Japan)
Weiner – Fox Dance (from Divertimento no. 1, op. 20)
Stainov – Rachenitsa (from Thracian Dances suite)

20th January 2018

Kitty Whately (mezzo-soprano) with Joseph Middleton (piano)

Meyerbeer – Nobles Seigneurs, salut! (from Les Huguenots)
Ravel – Cinq Mélodies populaires grecques
Berlioz – Les Nuits d’Eté: Villanelle; Le Spectre de la Rose; Sur les Lagunes
Dove – Five Am’rous Sighs
Handel – Lascia Ch’io Pianga
Britten (arranger) – The Trees They Grow So High; Come You Not from Newcastle?
Atkinson (arranger) – Ma Bonny Lad: Water of Tyne; Elsie Marley; Ma Bonny Lad; Bonny at Morn; Bobby Shaftoe
Boon (arranger) – Fareweel Regality
Cole Porter – So in Love (from Kiss Me, Kate)
Sondheim – Send in the Clowns (from A Little Night Music)
Rodgers and Hammerstein – Mr Snow (from Carousel)

15th February 2018

Peter Facer (oboe) with Richard Uttley (piano)

Saint-Saëns – Sonata for Oboe and Piano in D major, op. 166
Lutoslawski – Epitaph
Poulenc – Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Britten – Six Metamorphoses after Ovid
Schubert – Impromptu no. 2 in E flat (from D899)
Daelli – Fantasia

9th March 2018

Kammerphilharmonie Europa

Wolf – Italian Serenade
Hummel – Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra in E flat major
Schubert – Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in A major, D438
Mozart – Divertimento in F major, K138
Albinoni – Adagio in G minor for String Orchestra
Nielsen – Little Suite, op. 1

14th April 2018

Aurea String Quartet with Nicholas Trygstad (cello)

Beethoven – String Quartet in G major, op. 18 no. 2
Bridge – Three Idylls
Schubert – String Quintet in C major, D956.

2016 – 2017 season

18th October 2016

Northern Chords Ensemble

Mozart – Piano Quartet in E flat major, K493
Rossini – Duo for Cello and Bass in D major
Schubert – Trout Quintet

19th November 2016

Thomas Verity (clarinet) and Simon Passmore (piano)

Weber – Grand Duo Concertant in E flat major
Schumann – Three Romances, op. 94
Lutoslawski – Five Dance Preludes
Ireland – Fantasy Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Gregson – Tributes (1-3)
Parkin – March
Templeton – Pocket-size Sonata 1

15th December 2016

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

J S Bach – Sonata no. 3 in C major, BWV 1005
J S Bach – Partita no. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
Ysaÿe – Sonata no. 4 in E minor
Ysaÿe – Sonata no. 5 in G major
Ysaÿe – Sonata no. 6 in E major

17th January 2017

Eilidh Gillespie (flute), Nick Byrne (cello) and Ian Buckle (piano)

Martinů – Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano
Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel
Piazzola – Nightclub 1960 (from Histoire du Tango)
Villa-Lobos – The Jet Whistle
Weber – Trio for Piano, Flute and Cello in G minor, op. 63

17th February 2017

Mishka Rushdie Momen

Mozart – Rondo in A minor, K511
Schumann – Waldscenen, op. 82
Albeniz – Iberia: El Puerto (book 1, no. 3) and Triana (book 2, no. 3)
Schumann – Sonata no. 1 in F sharp minor, op. 11

15th March 2017

Sitkovetsky Piano Trio

Turina – Piano Trio no. 2 in B minor, op. 76
Ravel – Piano Trio in A minor
Brahms – Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, op. 101

22nd April 2017

Edinburgh String Quartet with Morag Robertson (viola)

Haydn – String Quartet in F major, op. 77 no. 2
Tippett – String Quartet no. 2
Dvořák – String Quintet in E flat, op. 97

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