Saturdays at 3pm
St Mary’s Church, Painswick

Tea with homemade sandwiches and cakes is available after the concert

March 30th 2019


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.



This will feature composers Byrd, Britten, Rachmaninov and composer-in residence Jonathan Dove. They will also perform trademark jazz and pop arrangements from Nat King Cole, Van Morrison and Duke Ellington.

April 13th 2019

Stephen Hough – piano

Stephen Hough’s steady ascent to the summit of his profession exhibits equally supreme mastery of his instrument and the deep humanity from which it has flowered.

Stephen Hough


  • Chaconne: Bach/Busoni
  • Berceuse:  Busoni
  • Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35: Chopin
  • Sonata No 4 Vida breve  Hough
  • Funerailles: Liszt
  • Mephisto Waltz (Bagatelle without tonality): Liszt
  • Mephisto Waltz No.1: Liszt

May 4th 2019

Carducci Quartet

The award winning Carducci Quartet is internationally acclaimed as one of the most accomplished and versatile ensembles of today.

Carducci Quartet


  • Quartet Op.18 No.4 in C minor: Beethoven
  • Quartet No.1 in A minor Op.7: Bartok
  • Quartet No.2 in D major: Borodin

May 11th 2019

Julian Bliss – clarinet

Robert Bottriell – piano

One of the world’s finest clarinettists.

Julian Bliss


  • Drei Fantasiestucke (Three Fantasy Pieces) Op.73: Schumann
  • Sonata for Solo Clarinet: Olah
  • Grand Duo Concertant Op.48: Weber
  • Premiere Rhapsodie for Solo Clarinet: Debussy
  • Sonata in F minor Op.120 No.1: Brahms

Download the 2019 Painswick Music Society Brochure

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