THE PLANNED PROGRAMME FOR 2020
Cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic
March 21st 2020
Tasmin Little (violin)
Piers Lane (piano)
Tasmin Little has established herself as one of today’s leading international violinists and has performed on every continent in some of the most prestigious venues in the world. Tasmin will be stepping down from the concert platform during the summer of 2020 after around 2000 performances over 30 years.
- Sonata No 3 in E Major BWV 1016: Bach
- Nocturne: Lili Boulanger
- Sonata: Amy Beach
- Romance: Amy Beach
- Sonata: Strauss
April 4th 2020
Orchestra of the Swan
Orchestra of the Swan is one of the UK’s leading chamber orchestras. OOTS is passionate about promoting new music and has premiered more than 70 new works. OOTS has been enormously successful in musical outreach in the Midlands area.
An English Idyll
- St Paul’s Suite: Holst
- Sospiri: Elgar
- Oboe Concerto: Vaughan Williams
- Downland Suite: Ireland
- Touch her Soft Lips and Part: Walton
- Simple Symphony: Britten
April 25th 2020
Roderick Williams (baritone)
Iain Burnside (piano)
Roderick Williams performs a wide repertoire, from baroque to contemporary music, in the opera house, on the concert platform and in recital. He won the Singer of the Year Award in the 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards and was awarded the OBE for services to music in June 2017.
English Songs with a local theme with music by Gurney, Howells, Finzi, Butterworth, CW Orr, John Sanders, Ian Venables and John Sanders. The programme also features the World Premiere of A Rondel of Gloucestershire by Louis Mander, and Three Houseman Parodies composed by Roderick Williams.
May 9th 2020
The Nash Ensemble of London has built up a remarkable reputation as one of Britain’s finest chamber music groups and is currently the Chamber Ensemble in residence at the Wigmore Hall.
“a unique ensemble at the heart of British music making”
Hugh Canning, Sunday Times
- Quartetsatz in C minor D703: Schubert
- String Quartet in C Op 29: Beethoven
- String Quartet in Eb Op 97: Dvorak