29th September 2022: Brodsky Quartet with Laura van der Heijden

Krysia Osostowicz violin, Ian Belton violin, Paul Cassidy viola, Jacqueline Thomas cello

with Laura van der Heijden cello

Bach Sonata for solo violin in C, BWV 1005 (arr. Paul Cassidy)
Shostakovich String Quartet No.8 in C minor, Op.110
Schubert String Quintet in C, D956

27th October 2022: A Birthday Celebration for Ralph Vaughan Williams

Roderick Williams baritone and Susie Allan piano

Ralph Vaughan Williams   The Splendour Falls – Alfred Lord Tennyson
Charles Wood   Fortune and her wheel – Alfred Lord Tennyson
Ralph Vaughan Williams   Linden Lea –  William Barnes
Maurice Ravel Chanson Écossaise  –  Robert Burns
Max Bruch O saw ye my father?  –  Traditional
Rebecca Clarke Down by the Salley Gardens  –  WB Yeats
Grace Williams Jim Cro  – Traditional
George Butterworth   Roving in the dew  –  Traditional
Gustav Holst Darest thou now, O Soul  –  Walt Whitman
Ina Boyle The Last Invocation  –  Walt Whitman
Ivor Gurney Reconciliation  –  Walt Whitman
Ralph Vaughan Williams A clear midnight  –  Walt Whitman
Charles Villiers Stanford Joy, Shipmate, Joy  – Walt Whitman
Ruth Gipps  The Pulley  – George Herbert
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Call  – George Herbert
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Twilight People – Seumas O’Sullivan
Herbert Howells  The Sorrows of Love – Seumas O’Sullivan

24th November 2022: Trio Wanderer

Vincent Coq piano, Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian violin, Raphaël Pidoux cello

Beethoven Piano trio No.5, Op.70 No.1 in D, Ghost
Liszt Tristia, S7223
Saint-Saëns Piano trio No.2 in E minor, Op.92

26th January 2023: Piatti Quartet

Michael Trainor violin, Zahra Benyounes violin *,
Tetsuumi Nagata viola, Jessie Ann Richardson cello

Vaughan Williams Three Preludes (from Household Music)
Mendelssohn String Quartet No.1 in E flat, Op.12
Beethoven String Quartet No.7 in F, Op.59, No.1, Razumovsky

*Note that due to Rebecca Chan’s maternity leave, her place was taken by Zahra Benyounes. Zahra has regularly performed and has recorded with the Piatti Quartet. She is the first violinist and founding member of the prize-winning Benyounes Quartet with whom played and recorded for 15 years in venues including Wigmore Hall, Aldeburgh, Verbier and Vienna Konzerthaus. Zahra led the Cheneke! Orchestra’s 2021 BBC Prom and the re-opening of the Royal Festival Hall post lockdown with Sheku Kanneh-Mason as soloist.

Sunday Afternoon Concert: 12th February 2023: Elisabeth Brauss piano

Bach arr. Marcello Concerto in D, BWV 974
Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses
Hindemith In einer Nacht …Traüme un Erlebnisse Op.15
Schumann Carnaval Op.9

23rd March 2023: The Calidore String Quartet

Jeffrey Myers violin, Ryan Meehan violin, Jeremy Berry viola,
Estelle Choi cello

Mozart String Quartet No.17 in B flat, K.458 The Hunt
Widmann String Quartet No.3 Jagdquartett
Beethoven String Quartet No.16 in F, Op.135

Coffee and Cake Concert 14th April 2023: Toby White cello

J S Bach Suite for solo cello No.3 in C
Reger Suite for solo cello Op.131 No.1 in G
Hindemith Sonata for solo cello Op.25 No.3

27th April 2023: Emma Johnson and Friends

Emma Johnson, clarinet; Matt Denton, violin; Michelle Fleming, violin; Eoin Schmidt-Martin, viola; Emma Denton, cello; Chris West, double bass; Stephen Stirling, French horn; Phil Gibbon, bassoon

Ferguson Octet, Op.4
Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K.581
Beethoven Septet in E flat, Op.20