Diary 2015 archive

  • Thursday 26th November 2015 at 7.30pm

    Royal College of Music

    Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS

    Schubert: Quartettsatz D 703
    Fitkin: Pawn
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor op 131

    All details available from the Royal College of Music.

  • Saturday 21st November 2015 at 3.00pm

    Hampstead Arts Festival

    St John's Church, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 1NU

    CAVATINA Family Concert

    A musical exploration designed for young people (aged 5 and older) and their parents. Full details can be found at Hampstead Arts Festival.

  • Saturday 14th November 2015 at 7.30pm

    Concerts Penzance

    St. Mary’s Church, Chapel Street, Penzance, TR18 4AP

    with Tim Boulton (viola) and Danielle Jones (cello)

    Fitkin: String
    Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76 No. 1
    Fitkin: Servant
    Brahms: Sextet No. 1 in B flat, Op. 18

    All details are available from Concerts Penzance.

  • Friday 13th November 2015 at 8.00pm

    Milverton Concert Society

    St Michael Church, Parsonage Lane, Milverton, Somerset TA4 1LR

    Puccini: Crisantemi
    Schubert: Quartettsatz D 703
    Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76 No. 1
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    All details are available from Milverton Concert Society.

  • Sunday 25th October 2015 at 3.00pm

    The University of Leeds

    Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, School of Music, The University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 9JT

    with Simon Rowland-Jones (viola) and David Waterman (cello)

    Strauss: Sextet from Cappriccio (1941)
    Simon Rowland-Jones: Quintet
    Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B flat Op.18

    All details are available from University of Leeds International Concert Series.

  • Wednesday 21st October 2015 at 7.30pm

    Loughborough University Arts Centre

    Martin Hall Theatre, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

    Wolf: Italian serenade
    Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op. 76 No. 1
    Puccini: Crisantemi
    Verdi: String Quartet in E minor

    All details are available from Loughborough University Arts.

  • Monday 12th -Monday 19th October 2015

    The Kirker Ischia Music Festival, Italy

    with Simon Rowland-Jones (viola), Paul Nilon (tenor), Jeremy Young (piano)

    Concert 1

    Sacconi String Quartet
    Puccini: Crisantemi
    Verdi: String Quartet in E minor
    Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op. 76 No. 1

    Concert 2

    Songs by a selection of Italian composers including
    Bellini, Donizetti and Mercadante as well as songs by
    Dvorák and Schubert

    Concert 3

    Mozart: String Quintet in D K593
    Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A Op.81

    Concert 4

    Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
    Mozart: Piano Concerto in A K414
    And a selection of English songs

    Concert 5

    Haydn: Duo for violin and viola in F
    Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1 in C minor Op.8
    Mozart: Quartet in E flat K493

    Concert 6

    Beethoven: Duo for viola and cello The Eyeglass
    Sarasate: Navarra for two violins
    Wolf: Italian Serenade for string quartet
    Mendelssohn: Venetian Gondola Songs for solo piano
    Liszt: Petrarch Sonnet Op.104
    A collection of bel canto arias from Italian operas


    Full details can be found at the Kirker Holidays website.

  • Thursday 8th October 2015 at 7.30pm

    Eaton Square Concerts

    St Peter's Eaton Square, 119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London, SW1W 9AL

    Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
    Nielsen: String quartet in G minor, Op. 13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 ‘Intimate Voices’

    All details available from Eaton Square Concerts.

  • Monday 28th September 2015 at 7.30pm

    Luton Music

    Luton Library Theatre, Luton, LU1 2NG

    with Nathan Vale (tenor) and Gary Matthewman (piano)

    Vaughan Williams: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor
    Venables: Songs of Eternity and Sorrow, song cycle for tenor, string quartet and piano, Op. 36
    Vaughan Williams: Romance for violin and piano
    Vaughan Williams: 'On Wenlock Edge'

    All details are available from Luton Music.

  • Saturday 26th September 2015 at 2.00pm

    Music at Malling

    All Saints Church, Birling ME19 5JF

    Bach: Chorale-Prelude "Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein" BWV 641
    Nielsen: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56, 'Intimate Voices'

    All details are available from Music at Malling.

  • Friday 25th September 2015 at 7.30pm

    Roman River Festival: Landscape and Echoes

    firstsite, Lewis Gardens, Colchester, CO1 1JH

    The world premiere of the first ever Festival commission; a string quartet by Gwilym Simcock

    Nielsen: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 13
    Gwilym Simcock: String Quartet world premiere
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 'Intimate Voices'

    All information at the Roman River Festival website.

  • Thursday 24th September 2015

    Champs Hill

    The Music Room at Champs Hill, Coldwaltham, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 1LY

    Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
    Nielsen: String quartet in G minor, Op. 13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 ‘Intimate Voices’

    For further details, please contact Champs Hill Records.

  • Saturday 19th September 2015 at 5.00pm

    Milos & Friends, Musica al Parco Scherrer

    Parco Scherrer, 6922 Morcote, Switzerland

    Further details at AgendaLugano.

  • Sunday 30th August 2015 at 7.30pm

    Machynlleth Festival

    The Tabernacle, Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8AJ

    with Garfield Jackson (viola) and David Waterman (cello)

    Strauss: Sextet from Cappriccio (1941)
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op.56, 'Intimate Voices'
    Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B flat Op.18

    All information at the Machynlleth Festival website.

  • Friday 28th August 2015

    Brickwall Music and Arts Society

    near Rye, East Sussex

    Sibelius - Moderato and Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor
    Nielsen - String Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, 'Intimate Voices'

    For full details, contact the membership secretary on 01797 225822.

  • Saturday 1st August 2015 at 8.00pm

    Music at St Peter's

    St.Peter's Church, 1 Thames Street, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 0BH

    Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op. 76 No. 1
    Dove: String Quartet "Out of Time"
    Mozart: String Quartet No. 16 in E flat major, K.428

    All information at the Music at St Peter's website.

  • Friday 31st July 2015 at 7.30pm

    The Barn, Carlton

    The Barn, Hill House, Carlton, North Bedfordshire, MK43 7ND

    Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op. 76 No. 1
    Dove: String Quartet "Out of Time"
    Mozart: String Quartet No. 16 in E flat major, K.428

    All information at The Barn website.

  • Thursday 30th July 2015 at 6.00pm

    Bristol Proms 2015: 'Heartfelt'

    Studio, Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ED

    Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor Op.132

    All information at the Bristol Proms website.

  • Monday 27th July 2015 at 6.45pm

    Bristol Proms 2015: Beethoven in the dark

    Studio, Bristol Old Vic, King Street, Bristol, BS1 4ED

    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    All information at the Bristol Proms website.

  • Saturday 25th July 2015 at 12.00pm

    Branscombe Festival

    St Winifred's Church, Branscombe, Devon, EX12 3DA

    Schubert: Quartett-Satz
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    All information at the Branscombe Festival website.

  • Tuesday 14th July 2015 at 7.45pm

    Purcell Room

    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX

    Sibelius: Moderato and Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor
    Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op. 13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56, 'Intimate Voices'

    All information can be found at the Southbank Centre website.

  • Friday 10th July 2015 at 8.00pm

    Lichfield Festival: Heartfelt

    Garrick Studio, Castle Dyke, Lichfield, WS13 6HR

    Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor Op.132

    All information at the Lichfield Festival website.

  • Thursday 9th July 2015 at 3.00pm

    Lichfield Festival

    St Michael’s Greenhill Church, Church Street, Lichfield, WS13 6SN

    Mozart: Quartet in E-flat, K. 428
    Matthews: String Quartet No.10
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    All information at the Lichfield Festival website.

  • Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 7.30pm

    Lichfield Festival: Listen in your Lesson

    Bishop Vessey School, Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B74 2NH

    A joint recital with students from Bishop Vessey Grammar School.

    All information at the Lichfield Festival website.

  • Wednesday 8th July 2015 at 3.00pm

    Lichfield Festival

    Swinfern Hall Hotel, Swinfen, Nr Lichfield, WS14 9RE

    Sibelius: Moderato and Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor
    Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices

    All information at the Lichfield Festival website.

  • Tuesday 7th July 2015 at 10.00pm

    Lichfield Festival: The Juliet Letters

    Litchfield Cathedral, The Close, Lichfield, WS13 7LD

    with singer Jon Boden

    This late-night concert is a performance of the unique and compelling ‘The Juliet Letters’, a ‘Shakespearean song-cycle’ for string quartet and singer written by Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet. The Sacconis will be performing with singer Jon Boden.

    All information at the Lichfield Festival website.

  • Friday 3rd July 2015 at 7.30pm

    Like a Chemist from Canada: Shostakovich, Isaiah Berlin and Oxford

    The Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

    with pianist Colin Stone

    Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No. 4 in E minor
    Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in D flat major
    Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G Minor, op. 57

    All information at the EDMISSIONUK website, and tickets can be obtained from Tickets Oxford.

  • Sunday 21st June 2015 at 7.30pm

    RCM Strings Showcase

    Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore St, London W1U 2BP

    with Juliana Mystov, harp

    Paul Patterson: Fantasia (string quartet version), Opus 116a

    All information at the Wigmore Hall website.

  • Wednesday 10th June 2015 at 6.30pm

    Spitalfields Music

    Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, London, EC2A 3PQ

    'Heartfelt'

    Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor Op.132

    All information at the Spitalfields Music website.

  • Sunday 7th June 2015 at 3.00pm

    Cavatina Family Concert

    Institut français, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT

    All information at the Institut français website.

  • Thursday 4th June 2015 at 7.30pm

    English Haydn Festival 2015

    St Leonards Church, St Leonards Close, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV16 4EJ

    Haydn: Quartet Op.20 No.5
    Mozart: Quartet in E-flat, K. 428
    Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No.1

    All information at the English Haydn Festival website.

  • Sunday 31st May 2015 at 7.30pm

    Salisbury International Arts Festival

    Salisbury Arts Centre - Main Space, Bedwin Street, Salisbury, SP1 3UT

    Joanna Wallfisch - The Origin of Adjustable Things

    All information at the Salisbury Arts Festival website.

  • Saturday 30th May 2015 at 10.00am

    Salisbury International Arts Festival

    Godolphin School, Milford Hill, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2RA

    Masterclass 1 - Sullivan Quartet with Sacconi Quartet

    Dvořák’s String Quartet No 11 on C major Op 61

    All information at the Salisbury Arts Festival website.

  • Friday 29th May 2015 at 7.30pm

    Salisbury International Arts Festival

    St Martin's Church, St Martin's Church Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2HY

    Mozart: Quartet in E-flat, K. 428
    Dove: Quartet Out of Time
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    All information at the Salisbury Arts Festival website.

  • Thursday 21st May 2015 at 7.30pm

    Nailsworth Festival

    Christ Church, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0DQ

    Schubert: Quartett-Satz
    Dove: Quartet Out of Time
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    All information at the Nailsworth Festival website.

  • Sunday 17th May 2015 at 7.00pm

    Sacconi Chamber Music Festival

    St. Mary & St. Eanswythe's Church, Folkestone

    with Charles Owen (piano)

    Schubert: Quartett-Satz
    Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

  • Sunday 17th May 2015 at 3.00pm

    Sacconi Chamber Music Festival

    St. Mary & St. Eanswythe's Church, Folkestone

    with Charles Owen (piano)

    Grieg: Lyric Pieces (selection)
    Schubert: Piano Sonata in B flat major, D.960

  • Saturday 16th May 2015 at 9.30pm

    Sacconi Chamber Music Festival

    St. Eanswythe's Primary School, Folkestone

    with singer Jon Boden

    This year’s late-night concert is a performance of the unique and compelling ‘The Juliet Letters’, a ‘Shakespearean song-cycle’ for string quartet and singer written by Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet. The Sacconis will be performing with singer Jon Boden.

  • Saturday 16th May 2015 at 7.00pm

    Sacconi Chamber Music Festival

    St. Mary & St. Eanswythe's Church, Folkestone

    with Charles Owen (piano) and the Royal College of Music Chamber Orchestra

    Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
    Bach: Piano Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052
    Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat major, Op. 20

  • Friday 15th May 2015 at 7.00pm

    Sacconi Chamber Music Festival

    St. Mary & St. Eanswythe's Church, Folkestone

    with Chi-chi Nwanoku (double bass) and John Paul Ekins (piano)

    An extended concert with two intervals:

    Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No.1
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 ‘Intimate Voices’
    Dvorak: String Quintet in G major, Op. 77
    Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50

  • Friday 24th April 2015 at 7.30pm

    Royal College of Music

    Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, RCM, London SW7 2BS

    with the RCM String Ensemble and Manon Quartet

    Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No.1
    Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
    Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20

    All information can be found at the Royal College of Music website.

  • Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at 7.30pm

    Kirker Holidays Concert

    Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road, London, W12 8LZ

    Schubert: Quartett-Satz
    Haydn: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No.1
    Beethoven: String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op. 131

    Further information through the Kirker Holidays website.

  • Tuesday 14th April 2015 at 7.30pm

    University of Sheffield Concerts

    Firth Hall, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN

    Sibelius: Moderato and Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor
    Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices

    All information can be found at the Sheffield University concerts website.

  • Thursday 12th March 2015 at 7.45pm

    Canterbury Music Club

    St Gregory's Centre for Music, Saint Gregory's Church, North Holmes Rd, Canterbury, Kent

    with Grenville Hancox, clarinet

    Dove: Quartet Out of Time
    Mozart: Quartet in E-flat, K. 428
    Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, op. 115

    All information at the Canterbury Music Club website.

  • Thursday 5th March 2015 at 1.00pm

    Royal College of Music Professors' Concert

    Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, RCM, London SW7 2BS

    Suk Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn, op. 35a, St Wenceslas
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices

    All information at the Royal College of Music website.

  • Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at 7.30pm

    2015 Annual Jacqueline du Pre Charity Concert

    Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP

    with the Navarra Quartet and Guy Johnston, cello

    Bridge: Novelletten
    Ravel: String Quartet in F

    All information at the Wigmore Hall website.

  • Sunday 22nd February 2015 at 2.30pm

    Frome Concerts Group

    Rook Lane Chapel, Bath Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1DN

    Bridge: Three Noveletten
    Ravel: String Quartet in F major
    Schubert: String Quartet, No. 15 in G major, D887

    All information at the Frome Concerts Group website.

  • Thursday 5th February 2015 at 7.30pm

    University of Nottingham

    Djanogly Recital Hall, Lakeside Arts Centre, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD

    Sibelius: Moderato and Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor
    Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices

    All information can be found at the Department of Music website. Tickets can be obtained from the Lakeside Arts Centre website.

  • Sunday 1st February 2015 at 11.00am

    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Blackheath Halls (Great Hall, Recital Room), 23 Lee Road, London, SE3 9RQ

    Sibelius: Moderato and Allegro appassionato in C sharp minor
    Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.13
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices

    All information can be found at the Trinity Laban website.

  • Wednesday 28th January 2015 at 7.30pm

    Fundacion Juan March

    Fundacion Juan March, Castelló, 77 – 28006 Madrid – Spain

    Stravinsky: Three Pieces
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices
    Bridge: Three Novelletten
    Britten: String Quartet No. 2  in C, op. 36

    All information can be found at the Fundacion Juan March website.

  • Sunday 25th January 2015 at 11.15am

    Oxford Coffee Concerts

    Holywell Music Room, Holywell St, Oxford OX1 3S

    Stravinsky: Three Pieces
    Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op. 56, Intimate Voices
    Bridge: Three Novelletten

    All information can be found at the Oxford Coffee Concerts website.

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