Wednesday 14 October 2015 at 7.45pm

Quartet Camerata

Peter Bussereau - violin
Anna Dryer-Beers - violin
Paul Bennett - viola
Peter Randall - cello

A welcome return to Letchworth for this quartet. Established over two decades ago, Quartet Camerata have performed throughout the UK to critical acclaim at venues including St John's Smith Square, the Victoria & Albert Museum, Cambridge University's Madingley Hall and the Chelsea Arts Club. The quartet has also given a series of concerts in France, featured on BBC Radio and performed for HM The Queen.

Elgar: String Quartet in E Minor
Bax: String Quartet in G Major
Vaughan Williams: String Quartet No.1

Wednesday 11 November 2015 at 7.45pm

Antony Peebles - piano

Antony Peebles was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College Cambridge and after gaining his MusB there he studied piano with Peter Katin. Since then he has maintained a very busy performing career, including a remarkable amount of overseas touring and he has now performed in 131 different countries.

Wednesday 9 December 2015 at 7.45pm

Matthew Scott - clarinet
Daniel King-Smith - piano

Matthew Scott graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2013. Currently taught by Christopher Richards and Timothy Lines, he is now studying for an MA, generously supported by The Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Roger & Sarah Bancroft Clark Charitable Trust Award.

Robert Muczynski Time Pieces, Op.43
Maurice Ravel Piece en Forme de Habanera
Johannes Brahms Sonata in F minor, Op.120 No.1
Claude Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie
Richard Rodney Bennet Ballad in Memory of Shirley Horn
Jorg Widmann Fantasie for solo clarinet
Donato Lovreglio Fantasia da Concerto su motivi de "La Traviata" di G. Verdi

This concert is sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust

Wednesday 13 January 2016 at 7.45pm

Miriam Kramer - violin
Nicholas Durcan - piano

Born in Connecticut, though now living in London, violinist Miriam Kramer won the United Kingdom's Jewish Performer of the Year 1995. Her grandfather was a Cantor and two of her uncles were concert violinists. Miriam and Nicholas have performed for us before in 2011 and 2014.

Music to include
Brahms-Sonata no 3 in d min
Ravel- Tzigane and a sonata by Bach

Wednesday 10 February 2016 at 7.45pm

James Turnbull - oboe
Richard Uttley - piano

James is an accomplished oboist highly sought after for solo and chamber music concerts. Richard has performed recitals and concertos in the UKs major halls and his playing has been regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 3. Both have played for us before, James in 2009 and Richard in 2013.

Telemann Sonata in A minor, TWV 41:a3
Poulenc Sonata, FP 185
Richard Uttley Partita
Stravinsky Suite Italienne
Chopin Ballade No.1 in G minor, op.23
Giovanni Daelli Fantasia on themes from Verdis Rigoletto

Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 7.45pm

Moricosta Trio

Lucy Baker-Stockdale - violin
Steven Burnard - viola
Jessica Burroughs - cello

Discovering a mutual love of the string trio repertoire, these internationally acclaimed musicians met at the BBC Philharmonic and all are in high demand as chamber musicians, soloists and orchestral musicians.

Since their inaugural concert in January 2013 the Moricosta String Trio regularly perform at venues around the UK including the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester and Blackheath Halls, London

Schubert String Trio in B Flat D471
Kurtag Signs, Games and Messages
Dohnanyi Serenade in C major Op. 10
Mozart Divertimento in D major K136

Wednesday 13 April 2016 at 7.45pm

Alexander Soares - piano

London-born pianist Alexander Soares has performed across the United Kingdom in such venues as the Royal Festival Hall and Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, The Barbican Centre, The Wig-more Hall, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, and has also performed in major venues across France and Spain.

He was a Park Lane Group Artist from 2010-12, under whose auspices he gave his London debut recital, and currently holds Making Music's Award for Young Concert Artists and he comes to us under that Making Music scheme.

Bach Partita No 5 in G major BWV 829
Debussy Children's Corner
Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie Op. 61
Schumann Kreisleriana Op. 16

Wednesday 11 May 2016 at 7.45pm Annual General Meeting .

Members and their friends are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting, when the Committee will be pleased to receive comments and suggestions. After the AGM there will be a short recital by a local musician Details to be announced later