Concert Diary

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Apr 2020
3 Apr 2020

The Ludlow English Song Weekend, 3-5th April

3 Apr 2020

The Ludlow English Song Weekend, 7:30pm

The first of our concerts featuring tenor Toby Spence, Michael Trainor (Piatti Quartet) violin accompanied by Iain Burnside piano.

Purcell/Tippett: Songs

Finzi: Till Earth Outwears

Tippett: Boyhood’s End

Philip Lancaster: Fallen, WORLD PREMIERE

Britten: The Holy Sonnets of John Donne

4 Apr 2020

The Ludlow English Song Weekend, 2:30pm

Purcell: Chacony

Turnage: Quartet no 4, ‘Winter’s Edge’

Elgar: Quartet, Op.83

17 Apr 2020

Chamber Music Coaching, Godalming, 17-19th April

26 Apr 2020

Conway Hall, 6:30pm

Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn

We are presenting a special event to mark Beethoven’s 250th anniversary with a rare opportunity to hear all the three Op.59 ‘Razumovsky’ quartets in one concert at Conway Hall.

Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op,59, No.1, ‘Razumovsky’

Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op.59, No.2, ‘Razumovsky’

Beethoven: String Quartet in C major, Op.59, No.3, ‘Razumovsky’

29 Apr 2020

Winchester Festival

We present two family and children friendly workshops at the Winchester Festival in conjunction with the Cavatina Music Trust.

May 2020
8 May 2020

Dillington House, Chamber Music Weekend, 8-10th May

Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT

This weekend is one of the cultural highlights of the year at Dillington House, with live performances by internationally renowned musicians. We will hear four concerts by the Piatti Quartet who will join with the cellist Ella Rundle for what promises to be a memorable occasion, a performance of Schubert’s wonderful Quintet in C major. Over the weekend our featured composer will be Beethoven, in recognition of his 250th anniversary. The other composers will include Haydn, Purcell, Janáček and Borodin. Musicologist Terry Barfoot will provide the context for the performances with a series of illustrated lectures, and there will be full programme notes.

15 May 2020

Jaqueline du Pre Concert Hall, St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, 7:30pm

JdP, St Hilda's College, Oxford, OX4 1DY

Bridge: Three Idylls

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8

Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G

Jun 2020
6 Jun 2020

Killaloe Music Festival, 6th June, 7:30pm

Janaček: String Quartet No.2 Intimate Letters

Wagner/A.Vrebalov: Prelude to Tristan and Isolde, arr. for 3 string quartets

7 Jun 2020

Killaloe Music Festival, 7th June, 7:30pm

Brahms: String Quintet G major op.111 with Joachim Roewer

8 Jun 2020

Recording for Delphian Records, 10-12th June, Edinburgh

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Returning (sextet)

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Quartet No.3, ‘Shroud’ (Emerson Commission)

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Quartet No.4, ‘Winter’s Edge’ (Piatti Commission)

13 Jun 2020

Music at Allendale, 7:30pm

Haydn: Quartet in D major, Op.20, No.4

Beethoven: Quartet in F major: Op.18 NO.1

20 Jun 2020

Aldeburgh Festival, 20-21st June

We return to the Aldeburgh Festival after our 2018 performances for two very special concerts featuring, Haydn, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Turnage and Higgins.

20 Jun 2020

Aldeburgh Festival, Piatti Quartet and Friends, 2:30pm

Aldeburgh Church

Mark-Anthony Turnage: Returning

Gavin Higgins: Ekstasis (world premiere)

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence

Rosalind Ventris: viola
Jonathan Aasgaard: cello

21 Jun 2020

Aldeburgh Festival, 11am

Orford Church

Haydn: Quartet Op.20 No.4

Mark-Anthony Turnage: String Quartet No.4 ‘Winter’s Edge’

Beethoven: String Quartet Op.18 No.1

Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op.133

28 Jun 2020

Kings Place, 7:30pm

Prokofiev: Quartet No.1

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor

Piano: Yulia Chaplina