Concert Diary

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Jun 2017
2 Jun 2017

The Barn Carlton, 7:30pm

Carlton, North Bedfordshire, MK43 7ND

Haydn: Op.20 No.2 in C major

Bridge: 3 Idylls

Beethoven: Op.130 in B flat major with ‘Grosse Fugue’

4 Jun 2017

Music in Adderbury, 7:45pm

Adderbury, full details tbc

Haydn: Op.33 No.3, ‘The Bird’

Bridge: Three Idylls

Beethoven: String Quartet Op.130 in B flat major with ‘Grosse Fugue’

5 Jun 2017

Kingston Music, 7:30pm

Debussy: String Quartet in G minor

Britten: 3 Divertimenti

Beethoven: Op.130 in B flat major, Op.133 ‘Grosse Fugue’

6 Jun 2017

Imperial College, 5:45pm

Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road

Haydn: Op.33 No.3 ‘The Bird’

Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op.10

13 Jun 2017

Holland Park, 7:30pm

Programme tbc

Collaboration with pianist Simon Callaghan

Jul 2017
9 Jul 2017

X-Drifts Festival 2017: Contemporary Asian performing arts

X-Drifts is an annual festival that is a unique interface between artists, academics and think tanks. A varied programme of activities delivered by practitioners and academics is the basis by which to engage innovative engagement amongst participants.

Time and venue of performance with dancer to be announced.

15 Jul 2017

Cheltenham Festival: 21st Century String Quartet, 2:00pm

Chapel Arts, Cheltenham, GL50 3QQ

Joseph Phibbs String Quartet No 1 (24’)

Darren Bloom new work (premiere) (10’)

Mark-Anthony Turnage Contusion (20’)

A brand new work from Darren Bloom, 2016 RPS Composition Prizewinner, joins two other recent works the Piattis have a close relationship with. Phibbs’ first quartet was a Piatti commission in 2014, and Turnage’s Contusion gained a prizewinning performance from them at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition.

Aug 2017
12 Aug 2017

Music in Lyddington: 7:30pm

Lyddington, Church Lane, LE15 9LR

Haydn: String Quartet op.33 no.3 ‘The Bird’

Walton: Quartet no.2 in A minor

Brahms: String Quartet No.2 in A minor

24 Aug 2017

North Norfolk Festival: 8:00pm

St. Mary's Church, South Creake

Haydn: String Quartet in C Op.33 No.3 ‘The Bird’

Walton: String Quartet No.2 in A minor

Brahms: String Quartet in A minor Op.51 No.2

25 Aug 2017

Brickwall Music Society: 7:30pm

Programme tbc

Sep 2017
3 Sep 2017

Oxford Coffee Concerts, 11:15am

Hollywell Music Room, Oxford

Beethoven: Op.130 in B flat major with Op.133 ‘Grosse Fugue’

16 Sep 2017

Music in Allendale, 7:30pm

Haydn: Op.33 No.3, ‘The Bird’

Walton: String Quartet No.2 in A minor

Brahms: Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51

19 Sep 2017

Recording for Champs Hill Records, 19th-22nd September

We will be releasing a disc this year with Champs Hill Records; recording our very own commission by Joseph Phibbs, a new version of Mark Anthony-Turnage’s ‘Contusion'(dedicated to the Piatti Quartet) and works by Britten and Bridge.

20 Sep 2017

Dorset County Museum Music Society, 7:30pm

Dorset County Museum,High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA

Beethoven: Op.95 in F minor, ‘Serioso’

Walton: Quartet No.2 in A minor

Brahms: Quartet No.1 in C minor, Op.51

23 Sep 2017

Sidmouth Music Society, 7:30pm

Sidmouth Parish Church

Ravel: String Quartet in F major

Phibbs: String Quartet No.1

Bridge: 3 Idylls

Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, Op.95, ‘Serioso’

28 Sep 2017

New Scientist Live, The Music of Proof, 2:15pm

Main Stage, ExCeL London Royal Victoria Dock Western Gateway London E16 1XL

World premiere of a new work for string quartet: a poetic translation of mathematical ideas into sound.
Composer Emily Howard’s music is known for its particular connection with science and she has a background in mathematics and computer science. Regular conversations with mathematicians and scientists enhance her creative work and over the last year Emily has been exchanging ideas with mathematician Marcus du Sautoy, the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford.

Oct 2017
9 Oct 2017

Ischia, Italy, 9-16th October

The Kirker Ischia Music Festival: Over the past eleven years Kirker have presented a series of high-level concerts on the beautiful island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples with some of the world’s most distinguished chamber musicians, pianists and singers. All six concerts are held in the concert hall at La Mortella, next to the study where Sir William Walton composed. The hall is reached via the glorious garden at La Mortella which was created by Lady Walton over many years and is now universally recognised as one of the world’s great gardens.

10 Oct 2017

Ischia, Italy

La Mortella

Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op.33 No.3, ‘The Bird’

Walton: String Quartet in A minor

Brahms: String Quartet No.1, Op.51 in C minor

12 Oct 2017

Ischia, Italy

La Mortella

Beethoven: String Quartet in F minor, Op.95, ‘Serioso’

Ravel: String Quartet in F major

Dvorak: String Quintet in E flat major, Op.97

Guest violist: Simon Rowland-Jones

13 Oct 2017

Ischia, Italy

La Mortella

Programme to include Dvorak Terzetto

Piatti Quartet, Simon Rowland-Jones (viola), Carole Presland (piano), Luis Gomes (tenor) will all be performing in this concert.

14 Oct 2017

Ischia, Italy

La Mortella

Walton: Passacaglia for solo cello

Ravel: Sonata for violin and cello

Brahms: String Quartet no.3 in B flat major

Carole Presland will also be performing works by Liszt

15 Oct 2017

Ischia, Italy

La Mortella

Haydn: String Quintet in G, Hob.2

Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor

Performers also include Carole Presland (piano) and Simon Rowland-Jones (viola). Luis Gomes (tenor) will also be performing in this concert.

18 Oct 2017

Arcangues, Château d’Archanges, France, 8pm

Beethoven: Quartet in F minor, Op.95, ‘Serioso’

Lucien Durosoir: Quartet No.3 in B minor

Walton: Quartet in A minor

19 Oct 2017

Bidart, église Notre Dame, France, 8:30pm

Haydn: Op.20 No.2 in C

Britten: 3 Divertimenti

Brahms: String Quartet No.2 in A minor

22 Oct 2017

Bude Chamber Music Society, 7:30pm

Programme tbc

23 Oct 2017

Oxford Lieder Festival, 5:30pm

Heading ton School, The Hall, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD

Brahms: String Sextet No.2, Op.36 in G major

Zemlinsky: Song for soprano and string sextet, Maiblumen blühten überall

Guest cellist: Guy Johnston

Guest soprano: Raphaela Papadakis

Nov 2017
5 Nov 2017

Hampstead Garden Suburb Festival

Programme tbc

11 Nov 2017

Jacqueline du Pré Concert Series, 7:30pm

Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St. Hilda's College, Oxford

Programme tbc

World premiere of Jacques Cohen: ‘From Behind Glass’

17 Nov 2017

Champs Hill Concert Series, 7:30pm

Haydn: Op.33 No.3 ‘The Bird’

Beethoven: Op.95 in F minor, ‘Serioso’

Brahms: String Quartet Op.51 No.1 in C minor

18 Nov 2017

Weston Music Society, 7:30pm

Programme tbc

29 Nov 2017

Middle Temple: 7:00pm, Temple Song 2017 with Ian Bostridge

Middle Temple Hall, London, EC4Y 1AF

Vaughan-Williams: ‘On Wenlock Edge’

Tenor: Ian Bostridge

Piano: Julius Drake