Diary 2019 archive

  • Tuesday 4th June 2019 at 7.30pm

    Salisbury Festival

    St Martin’s Church, St Martin's Church St, Salisbury SP1 2HY

    with James Gilchrist (Tenor)

    Arvo Pärt: Summa
    Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor
    Jonathan Dove: In Damascus

    All details at the Salisbury International Arts Festival website.

  • Sunday 19th May 2019 at 7.00pm

    Sacconi Festival

    St Mary & St Eanswythe’s Church, Folkestone

    with Phil Dukes (viola) and Tom Poster (piano)

    Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 64 No. 5 ‘The Lark’
    Beethoven: String Quintet in C major, Op. 29
    Korngold: Piano Quintet in E major, Op.15

    Haydn’s fresh and ebullient ‘Lark’ quartet will set the scene, followed by Beethoven’s tempestuous ‘Storm’ quintet with violist Phil Dukes. For the finale, Tom Poster joins the Sacconis for Korngold’s sumptuous and thrilling piano quintet. Ticket details are available here.

  • Sunday 19th May 2019 at 3.00pm

    Sacconi Festival

    St Mary & St Eanswythe’s Church, Folkestone

    with Tom Poster (piano)

    Beethoven: Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 ‘Spring’, for violin and piano
    Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D. 821, for cello and piano

    Ben and Cara join forces with Festival favourite Tom Poster at the piano. Enjoy new beginnings with the freshness of Beethoven’s ‘Spring’ Sonata followed by the lyrical beauty of Schubert’s Sonata for Arpeggione. Ticket details are available here.

  • Saturday 18th May 2019 at 9.30pm

    Sacconi Festival

    Quarterhouse, Folkestone

    with the Kosmos Ensemble: Harriet MacKenzie (violin), Meg Hamilton (viola), Milos Milivojevic (accordion)

    We’re delighted to have the dynamic trio ‘Kosmos’ perform for our late-night slot this year. Kosmos re-defines the relationship between classical and world music. Gypsy, Scottish, Jewish and Greek music glide into hot-blooded tango and Japanese melody, referencing classical composers including Brahms, Dvorak and Sarasate. Ticket details are available here.

  • Saturday 18th May 2019 at 7.00pm

    Sacconi Festival

    St Mary & St Eanswythe’s Church, Folkestone

    with the Salomé Quartet: Haim Choi (violin), Inês Delgado (violin), Kasia Zimińska (viola), Shizuku Tatsuno (cello) and the Royal College of Music String Ensemble

    Haydn: String Quartet in C major, Op. 33, No. 3 ‘The Bird’
    Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136 
    Woolrich: ‘Ulysses Awakes’ for viola and strings 
    Bartok:  Divertimento for string orchestra

    Haydn’s ‘Bird’ Quartet opens tonight’s concert, performed by the award-winning Salome Quartet from the Royal College of Music. After a break of two years, our very own RCM String Ensemble returns to perform three greats of the string orchestra repertoire including John Woolrich’s haunting Ulysses Awakes for Viola and Strings.  Expect to hear strings like you’ve never heard them before! Ticket details are available here.

  • Friday 17th May 2019 at 7.00pm

    Sacconi Festival

    St Mary & St Eanswythe’s Church, Folkestone

    Haydn: String Quartet in B flat major, Op. 76, No. 4 ‘Sunrise’
    Korngold: String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 34
    Grieg: String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27

    Join the Sacconis on the opening night of their Festival. Hear Haydn’s “Sunrise” to herald the start of their nature-inspired weekend of music making. Ticket details are available here.

  • Monday 13th May 2019 at 7.30pm

    Newbury Spring Festival

    Highclere Castle, Newbury RG20 9RN

    Haydn: Quartet in D op 64 no. 5, The Lark
    Korngold: Quartet no. 3 in D
    Grieg: Quartet in G minor op. 27

    All details can be found at the Newbury Spring Festival site.

  • Sunday 12th May 2019 at 11.00am

    RCM Super String Sunday

    Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS

    Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136 
    Bartok:  Divertimento for string orchestra

    All details at the Royal College of Music website.

  • Saturday 11th May 2019 at 1.30pm

    Montrose Composers' Club

    Customs House, Folkestone Harbour Arm, Kent

    "The Montrose Composers' Club is collaborating with the Sacconi Quartet to present new works by the MCC alongside quartets by Haydn, Grieg and Korngold. Come and enjoy an eclectic mix of entertaining chamber music played by this internationally renown quartet, in the atmospheric surroundings of Customs House, ahead of the 12th annual Sacconi festival which takes place across the town from the 17th-19th May." 

    Full details can be found here.

  • Sunday 5th May 2019 at 7.00pm

    Winchester Chamber Music Festival

    Theatre Royal, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB

    with Esther Hoppe, Timothy Crawford, Max Mandel, David Adams, Kate Gould & Graham Mitchell

    Mozart:  Sinfonia Concertante in E♭ KV 364 (arr. for string septet)
    Dvořák:  String Quartet in F op. 96 American
    Bruch:  String Octet in B♭ major, op, posth

    All details at the Winchester Chamber Music Festival website.

  • Sunday 5th May 2019 at 11.00am

    Winchester Chamber Music Festival

    Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester SO23 8SB

    Haydn:  String Quartet in D, op. 64 no 5 Lark
    Korngold:  String Quartet in D, op. 34

    All details at the Winchester Chamber Music Festival website.

  • Thursday 21st March 2019 at 7.30pm

    Canterbury Music Club

    Church of St Paul's Without, Church Street (St Paul's), Canterbury, CT1 1NH

    Haydn: Quartet in D major, Op. 76, No. 5 
    Korngold: Quartet No. 3 in D major
    Dvořák:  String Quartet in F Op. 96 American

    All details at the Canterbury Music Club website.

  • Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 7.30pm

    Chester Music Society Celebrity Concert

    St Mary's Creative Space, Chester, CH1 2DW

    with the Wihan Quartet

    Shostakovich: Octet Op 11
    Mendelssohn: Octet E flat Op 20
    Enescu: Octet in C Op 7

    All details at the Chester Music Society website.

  • Sunday 24th February 2019 at 6.30pm

    Norwich Chapel Chamber Concerts

    The Chapel, 64 Park Lane, Norwich NR2 3EF

    Haydn: Quartet Op 64 No 5 The Lark
    Grieg: Quartet in G minor Op 27

    All details at the Norwich Chapel Chamber Concerts website.

  • Friday 15th February 2019 at 7.30pm

    Royal College of Music

    Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS

    Grieg: String Quartet
    Mozart: String Quintet no 4 in G minor K 516

    All details at the Royal College of Music website.

  • Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 6.15pm

    Sevenoaks School

    The Space Performing Arts Centre, The Lodge, Sevenoaks School, High St, Sevenoaks TN13 1HU

    with Robert Plane (clarinet) and Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn)

    Ireland: Sextet

    Full details can be found at The Space website, and tickets can be bought here.

  • Saturday 2nd February 2019 at 7.30pm

    Uppingham School Chamber Festival

    Uppingham School Memorial Hall, School Lane, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QT

    Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 64 No. 5, ‘The Lark’
    Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
    Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K. 136
    Grieg: String Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 27

    Tickets available from Ticketsource.

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