Past concert programmes

13th October, 2018
Russian Folk Songs
Rachmaninov: I fell in love to my sorrow
Shishkin: Bright is the night
Daria Robertson & Zhanna Kemp
 
Debussy: Danseuses de Delphe; Reverie; La Cathedrale Engloutie; Arabesque no. 2
Joe Ward (piano)
 
Malcolm Arnold: Beauty Walks the Woods at Night
Spohr: Sei still mein Herz; Wiegenlied; Das heimliche Lied
Arnold Cooke:The Echoing Green (from Blake Songs of Innocence Experience)
Arthur Bliss: The Ragwort; The Dandelion
Terence Greaves: A Garden of Weeds: Buttercup, Poppy,Thistle, Belladonna, Nettle
Mozart: Don Giovanni: In quali' eccessi, o numi, Mi tradi quel' anima ingrata
Sue Mileham, Nicola Grunberg, Jane Plessner
 

22nd September, 2018
Chopin: Polish songs
Jean-Pierre Brzechwa, Joe Ward
 
Chaminade: Flute Concertino
Karen Rash and Nicola Grunberg
 
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro Non so piu, cosa son; Voi, che sapete
Gounod: Faust
Siebel:Romance
Verdi:Un Ballo in Maschera:Volta la terrea; Saper vorreste
Sue Mileham and Nicola Grunberg
 
JS Bach arr Myra Hess: Adagio Organ Toccata No 1
F Liszt: Valle d’Obermann
John Bruzon (piano)
 

16th June, 2018
Songs by Rachmaninov and Schubert
Valeria Guidotti (soprano), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
 
Brahms: 2 Songs with Viola Op 91
Bridge: 3 Songs with Viola
Angela Goodall (mezzo-soprano), Beatrice Sales (viola), Joe Ward (piano)
 
Works by Rubinstein, Rachmaninov, Shostakovitch and Petrov
Polina Loubnina (flute), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
 
J S Bach: Preludes and Fugues in E major from 'The Well Tempered Clavier'
Hugh O'Neal (piano)
 
Russian classical and folk songs
Daria Robertson (soprano), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
 
Last concert of the Season: Wine and soft drinks in the interval

28th April, 2018
Telemann: Fantasia No 1
Debussy: Syrinx
Karen Rash (solo flute)
 
Songs by Handel and Purcell
Pamela Cross (mezzo-soprano), Muriel Hart
 
Liszt: Three Petrarch Sonnets
John Bruzon (piano)
 
Zilah Castle: The Blackbird's song
John Corigliano: Three Irish Folksong Settings
Sue Mileham (soprano), Karen Rash (flute)
 
Followed by the AGM

24th March, 2018
Chopin: Polonnaise Fantasie
Jonathan Zoob
 
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater (extracts)
Jean-Pierre Brzechwa, Timi Mohai
 
Bellini Songs: La farfaletta; Vanne, o rosa
Georgie Zeitlyn, Joe Ward
 
Clarinet and Piano items
Evelyn Harrison, Rosemary Kemp
 

24th February, 2018
Student Concert
Taking part:
Jodi Lee, James Carbis, Alex Nisbett, Alex Pert (piano)
Elizabeth Wilmot, Jemima Byrne, Mei-Ying Chow (soprano)
Molly O'Flynn (violin); Natasha O'Flynn (viola)
Gabriella Kaye (clarinet); Finn Hoytt (alto saxophone)
 
Four songs: Mozart; Humperdinck; Rodgers; Donald Swann
Jemima Byrne
 
Three songs: Brahms; Menotti; Kurt Weill
Elizabeth Wilmot
 
Some recordings (above) are available with permission

27th January, 2018
Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Faure: Elegie
Racheol Sierra (cello), Hugh O'Neal (piano)
 
Songs by Chabrier, Faure and Hahn
Tim Wilcox and Peter Williams
 
Bach: 2nd Partita C minor BWV 826
Rosemary Kemp (piano)
 
Massenet: Meditation from Thais
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen Op 20
Sophia Bartlette - violin, Joe Ward - piano
 

16th December, 2017
Berlioz: Le spectre de la rose; plus other rose-themed songs
Angela Goodall (mezzo-soprano), Joe Ward (piano)
 
Rachmaninov: Preludes
Ravel: Pavane pour une enfant defunte
Rosemary Kemp (piano)
 
Dvorak: Rusalka's song to the moon
Saint-Saens: Samson and Delilah
Catalini: Le Wally (Ebben? N'andro lontana)
Margot Miller (soprano), Rosemary Kemp (piano)
 
Songs by Quilter, Purcell, Handel, Cavalli and Dowland
Bob Ahern (tenor), Kevin Allen (piano)
 
BUFFET WITH WINE AND SOFT DRINKS

11th November, 2017
Beethoven: Violin sonata No 10 in G major, Op.96
Andrew Biggs (violin), Hugh O'Neal
 
Copland: Hoe Down; Variations (Appalachian Spring)
Gershwin: Three preludes arr. Stone
Zhanna Kemp, Norman Jacobs - piano duet
 
Frank Bridge: Piano sonata
Kevin Allen
 

7th October, 2017
Samuel Barber and Richard Rodney Bennett: Piano duets
Judith Maddison, Nicola Grunberg
 
Mozart: Violin sonata B flat K378
Cynthia Eraut (violin), Nicola Grunberg (piano)
 
Scubert: Piano sonata A minor, D.845
Hugh O'Neal
 
Schumann: Maria Stuart Lieder, Op.135
Jane Money (mezzo-soprano), Richard Haslam (piano)