March 19th 2016
Chamber Philharmonic of Europe
Following their sensational 2014 concert we are very pleased to welcome back the Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of Europe to Painswick with another most attractive programme. Founded in Cologne in 2006 the orchestra engages some of the most talented European young musicians and has received high praise for its concerts throughout the continent.
- Italian Serenade: Wolf
- Trumpet Concerto in E flat Major: Hummel
- Divertimento in F K138: Mozart
- Little Suite for Strings Op.1: Nielsen
- Adagio in g minor: Albinoni
- Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in A Major: Schubert
April 16th 2016
The Endellion Quartet are now in their 36th year and are widely recognised as one of the world’s greatest quartets receiving rave reviews wherever they play. The Daily Telegraph wrote that ‘they set the audience blaze, captivating concertgoers with a remarkable rapport’
- Quartet in D minor Op. 76 No. 2: Haydn
- Quartet in A major K.464: Mozart
- Quartet No.2 in F Major: Tchaikovsky
April 23rd 2016
The British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is now established as one of the most versatile and best loved singing groups.Touring extensively throughout Europe, North America and Asia, the ensemble perform a repertory from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements.
Includes works by: Byrd, Weelkes, Schutz, Mendelssohn, Britten, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Duke Ellington and Otis Blackwell.
May 7th 2016
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
‘Benjamin Grosvenor may well be the most remarkable young pianist of our time’ (Gramophone Magazine’). He shot to fame in 2004 when he was the youngest ever winner of the Keyboard Final of the BBC Young Musician competition at the age of 11, since when he has gone on to be internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and insightful interpretations.
- Two Preludes and Fugues: Mendelssohn
- Sonata No.2 in B flat minor: Chopin
- Le Tombeau de Couperin: Ravel
- Venezia e Napoli: Liszt