Past concert programmes

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)

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)

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 Currie
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)

Local Events and links

Friday Concerts


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

Falmer Church recital


Sunday, 6th May, 5.30pm:  Lucinda Houghton (S), Sara Gourlay (MS), Howard Beach. (Changed from 17 March)

Latest review by Dr Jenner

This review (a little late in appearing) refers to the opening concert last September.

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