Past concert programmes

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)

11th November, 2017
Beethoven: Violin sonata No 10 in G major, Op.96
Andrew Biggs (violin), Hugh O'Neal
Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A flat, Op.47
Joe Ward (piano)
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)
Richard Strauss: Morgen, Op 27 No.4; Stiller Gang Op 31 No.4
JaneMoney (mezzo-soprano), Hugh O'Neal
Scubert: Piano sonata A minor, D.845
Hugh O'Neal

9th September, 2017
Arnold Bax: Sonata for viola and piano
Beatrice Sales, Kevin Allen
Songs by Arne, Saint-Saens and Henry Bishop
Sue Mileham, Karen Rash with Nicola Grunberg (piano)
Bach/Cortot: arrangement of the Arioso from the F Minor Keyboard Concerto.
Liszt: Funerailles
John Bruzon

17th June, 2017
In Memory of Jacquie Curry
Scarlatti: Arietta L.423
Mozart: Adagio in B minor K 540
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in A minor BWV 543 (arr Liszt)
John Bruzon (piano)
Mozart: Un moto gioia mi sento K579
Bellini: Tre ariette
Beatrice Monaco (soprano), John Bruzon (piano)
Ernesto Nazareth: Brazilian Tangos
Jonathan Steele (piano)
Georges Hue: Fantaisie
Karen Rash (flute), John Bruzon (piano)
Chopin: Waltz in A minor Op 34 No 2
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No 11 in A minor
John Bruzon

29th April, 2017
Brahms: A major violin sonata
Cynthia Eraut, Nicola Grünberg
Mendelssohn: Songs without Words
Ambrose Page
William Lloyd Webber and Vincenzo Bellini songs
Georgina Zeitlyn (Sop) and John Bruzon (piano)
Short concert, followed by AGM

25th March, 2017
Cant: Seven Fantasies on Turning the Tide
Stephanie Cant (piano)
Lennox Berkeley: Sonatina for oboe and piano
Susan Hill, Hugh O'Neal
Schoenberg and Webern piano pieces
Kevin Allen
Elgar: Sea Pictures
Angela Goodall (mezzo-soprano), Joe Ward (piano)

25th February, 2017
Beethoven: Bagatelles Op 126
Joe Ward (piano)
Brahms: Cello Sonata E minor
Nick Cooper, Hugh O'Neal
Vivaldi: 'Sol da te mio dolce amor' from 'Orlando Furioso'
Jean-Pierre Brzechwa (countertenor), Karen Rash (flute), Joe Ward (piano)

17th December, 2016
Beethoven: String Quartet 18 No 3
Andrew Biggs, Beatrice Sales, Nick Cooper, Rosemary Cole
Vivaldi: flute concerto in D major Opus 10, No. 3
Beatrice Sales (flute), Kevin Allen (piano)
Erik Satie: La Diva de L'Empire; Je te veux
Valeria Guidotti (soprano), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
Messian: Le Merle Noir
Beatrice Sales (flute), Kevin Allen (piano)
Offenbach: The Doll Song (Tales of Hoffmann)
Valerie Guidotti, Zhanna Kemp
Buffet with wine and soft drinks

19th November, 2016
Bach: Violin sonata No 4 in C minor, BWV 1017
Andrew Biggs, Hugh O'Neal
Songs by Hugo Wolf
Tim Wilcox (tenor), Peter Williams (piano)
Lute items by John Dowland
Kevin Allen
Piano duets by Schubert and Mike Cornick.
Zhanna Kemp and Norman Jacobs

29th October, 2016
Bach: Partita No 4 in D major
Hugh O'Neal (piano)
Schubert: Duo in A major for violin and piano
Cynthia Eraut, Nicola Grünberg
F P Tosti: Sogno
F Liszt: Oh quand je dors
R Wagner: Traume (Wesendonck 5)
Angela Goodall (mezzo-soprano), Nicola Grünberg (piano)
John Ireland: Fantasy-Sonata.
Joy Boole (clarinet), Rosemary Kemp (piano)
Note: starts at 8 pm

8th October, 2016
Purcell: We the Spirits of the Air (The Indian Queen)
Monteverdi: Idolo del cor mio (L'Incoronazione di Poppea, 1624)
A. Scarlatti: Vinto son (La Statira, 1690)
Mostri dell'Erebo (La fede ricononsciuta, 1710)
Purcell: Elegy Upon the Death of Queen Mary, 1695
Purcell: Hark! How the Songsters of the Grove (Timon of Athens, 1694)
Sue Mileham & Karen Rash (sopranos), Nicola Grunberg (piano)
Brahms: Ballade in D minor Op 10 No 1; Ballade in D Op 10 No 2; Romance Op 118 No 5
Rosemary Kemp (piano)
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Hugh O'Neal & Beatrice Sales (viola)
Opening concert

11th June, 2016
‘Songs for a Summer Evening’
Marion Adler (soprano) & Joe Ward (piano)
Flute duets by Kuhlau
Karen Rash & Jasmine Selby (flutes)
Brahms and Chopin piano solos;

Duke Ellington: A Portrait of Bert Williams
Linda Bhattacharya (piano)
Followed by the Annual General Meeting

16th April, 2016
Duets by Poulenc and others
Nicola Grunberg, Judith Maddison (piano)
Tosti: Non t'amo più, La Serenata
Rachmaninov: How fair this spot, In the silent night
Angela Goodall, Joe Ward
Albinoni: Concerto for two oboes
Susan Hill, Lea Khalil
Duets by Schubert, Franck & Rossini
Sue Mileham(S), Jane Money (MS), Nicola Grunberg (piano)

12th March, 2016
Venue: Brighton Unitarian Church
Cesar Franck: Sonata for violin and piano
Andrew Biggs and Kevin Allen
Gideon Klein: String Trio
Laplace String Trio
Songs by Bellini and Brahms
Andrew Robinson (Bar), Kevin Allen (piano)
Chopin: Nocturne in C minor Op 48 No. 1
Waltz in E flat major Op 18
Joe Ward (piano)

20th February, 2016
Venue: Brighton Unitarian Church
Chopin: Waltzes
Ambrose Page (piano)
Anton Reicha: Sinfonico in D, Op. 12, for 4 Flutes.
Karen Rash, Jasmine Selby, Richard Goodman, Paul Dorrell
Songs by Walton, Vaughan Williams, C le Fleming, Gershwin
Georgina Zeitlyn (Sop) and Ambrose Page (piano)
Arvo Part: Spiegel im Spiegel

Barry Mills: Love's Song
Siriol Hugh-Jones (cello), Stephen Carroll-Turner (piano)

30th January, 2016
Venue: Brighton Unitarian Church
Schubert: Einsamkeit, D.620
Tim Wilcox (tenor) and Peter Williams (piano)
Bach: French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816
Hugh O'Neal (piano)
J S Bach: Flute sonata E minor BWV 1034
Karen Rash, Kevin Allen
Madeleine Dring: from Five Betjeman Songs (1976)
Sue Mileham (Soprano), Kevin Allen (piano)

12th December, 2015
G. A. Macfarren: Romance and Allegro for flute, cello and piano
Caroline Collingridge (flute), Luke Ellis (cello), Joe Ward
Chopin: Nocturne D flat; Etude C# minor
Rosemary Kemp
Dudley Moore: And The Same To You
Jonathan Steele (piano)
Buffet with wine and soft drinks.

21st November, 2015
Faure: Piano Quartet No 1
Constanza Quartet
Mozart: Variations in G for piano duet

Ravel: Mother Goose (excerpts)
Stephen Carrol-Turner and Jonathan Zoob
Schubert: Minnelied; Heimliches Lieben; Der Musenson
Jacquie Currie (mezzo-soprano), Hugh O'Neal (piano)

31st October, 2015
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D sharp minor (48 Book 2)
Schoenberg: Suite Op 25
Kevin Allen (piano)
Vivaldi: Allegro from concerto A minor
Rubbra: Sonata in C major Op 100
Ross Edwards: Ulpirra
Gyorgi Ranki: Don Quijote y Dulcinea (1st movement)
Elen Morgan-Williams (oboe), Ian Morgan-Williams (piano)
Schoenberg: Cabaret Songs
Valerie Guidotti (soprano), Zhanna Kemp (piano)
Richard Rodney Bennett: The Aviary
Georgie Zeitlyn (soprano), John Bruzon (piano)
Starting at 7.45 pm

10th October, 2015
J S Bach: French Suite No. 2 in C minor
Hugh O'Neal (piano)
A F Doppler: Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy

Katherine Hoover: Kokopeli for solo flute
Karen Rash (flute), Joe Ward (piano)
Mozart: Fantasy K.397
Liszt: Consolation No 3
Grieg: Notturno; Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
John Bruzon (piano)
Songs by Bellini, Beethoven and Tosti
Beatrice Monaco (soprano), Kevin Allen (piano)

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A series of lunchtime concerts at Brighton Unitarian Church, New Road Brighton.