117th Season 2019-20

2019-20 117th concert series for Malvern Concert Club

Thursday 26 September 2019 Frith Piano Quartet

Benjamin Frith, piano, David Le Page, violin, Robin Ireland, viola, Richard Jenkinson, cello, with John Tattersdill, double bass

  • Farrenc Piano Quintet No.1 in A minor, Op.30
  • Fauré Piano Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.15
  • Schubert Piano Quintet in A, D.667, The Trout

Thursday 31 October 2019: Pavel Haas Quartet

Veronika Jarůšková violin, Marek Zwiebel violin, Jiří Kabát viola, Peter Jarůšek cello

  • Ľubica Čekovska The Midsummer Quartet (2016)
  • Schulhoff String Quartet No.1(1924)
  • Smetana String Quartet No.2 in D minor
  • Janáček String Quartet No.2, Intimate Letters

Thursday 28 November 2019: Pavel Kolesnikov, piano

  • Chopin Fantasie Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op.66
  • Chopin Nocturne in F sharp, Op.15, No.2
  • Chopin Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
  • Chopin Prelude in D Flat, Op.28
  • Beethoven Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27, No.2, Moonlight
  • Schumann Nachtstück, Op.23, No.1
  • Bartók Out of Doors from The Night’s Music
  • Debussy Prélude Book II No.12, Feux d’artifice
  • Beethoven Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53, Waldstein

As a result of bad weather and the COVID-19 pandemic, the remainder of the season was cancelled. The details of the concerts here are included for completeness and as a reminder of what might have been!

Sunday 9 February 2020: The Gesualdo Six

Owain Park director, Guy James countertenor, Andrew Leslie Cooper countertenor, Joseph Wicks tenor, Josh Cooter tenor, Michael Craddock baritone, Samuel Mitchell bass

Programme: ‘The Wishing Tree’: from the roots of choral singing to the flowering of a tradition

Thursday 19 March 2020: Iestyn Davies, countertenor, and Thomas Dunford, lute

‘England’s Orpheus’

A programme of works by Purcell, Handel, Dowland, Bach , Marin Marais and Robert de Visse

Friday 17 April 2020: Ruisi Quartet

Alessandro Ruisi violin, Oliver Cave violin, Luba Tunnicliffe viola, Max Ruisi cello

  • Purcell Three Fantazias
  • Beethoven String Quartet No.7 in F, Op.59, No.1, Razumovsky

Thursday 30 April 2020: New London Chamber Ensemble

  • Beethoven Quintet in E flat for piano and wind instruments, Op.16
  • Nielsen Wind Quintet, Op.43
  • Poulenc Flute Sonata, FP 164
  • Mozart Quintet in E flat for piano and wind instruments, K.452

Thursday 10 June 2020: Tasmin Little, violin, and Martin Roscoe, piano

Beethoven Violin Sonata Series 2018-2020

  • Beethoven Sonata for piano and violin No.6 in A, Op.30, No.1
  • Beethoven Sonata for piano and violin No.3 in E flat, Op.12, No.3
  • Beethoven Sonata for piano and violin No.9 in A, Op.47, Kreutzer