2019/20 Concerts

Sunday, 22nd September

KOTTOS
© Martin Mydtskov Rønne

Kottos

Playing recorders of all sizes, a Russian concert accordion, bouzouki and cello, KOTTOS are no conventional quartet. Once heard, never forgotten!

Joint presentation with Hexham Abbey Festival

Sponsored by
Patricia J Arnold & Co Ltd, Chartered Accountants
The Violin Shop, Hexham / Nordic Voices Festival

Tuesday, 15th October

© Tom Bowles
© Tom Bowles

Boxwood & Brass

Praised by one critic for having a sound that is ‘nothing short of revelatory’, Boxwood & Brass are specialists in wind music from the late 18th and early 19th centuries. They play an all-Beethoven programme for us.

Friday, 15th November

Zimro Trio
 

Zimro Trio

An exuberant force on the chamber music scene, the Zimro Trio play Mozart’s Kegelstatt Trio for us in a programme that also includes Copland’s Appalachian Spring and music by George Gershwin.

Tuesday, 28th January

Vadym Kholodenko
© Van Cliburn

Vadym Kholodenko

A brilliant young pianist who won the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2013, Vadym Kholodenko comes to Hexham with a programme featuring masterpieces by Mozart, Schubert and Rachmaninov.

Thursday, 20th February

Toby Hughes and Daniel King Smith
© Ian Dingle (Daniel King Smith)

Toby Hughes and Daniel King Smith

A chance for the double bass to shine in the virtuosic hands of Toby Hughes. He and Daniel King Smith play an eclectic programme including late Romantic music by Adolf Mišek and Fauré’s Romance.

Kindly supported by Making Music’s Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists scheme.

Monday, 16th March

Sacconi Quartet
© Alejandro Tamagno

Sacconi Quartet

One of today’s leading young string quartets, the Sacconi come to Hexham with a programme of chamber masterpieces by Haydn, Beethoven and Mendelssohn.

Friday, 3rd April

Pelléas Ensemble
© Alessandro Tear

Pelléas Ensemble

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet and music by Debussy are at the heart of this programme by the talented Pelléas Ensemble, who won a Royal Philharmonic Society award for chamber ensembles in 2017.

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