PROGRAMME 2020 

Saturdays at 3pm
St Mary’s Church, Painswick

Tea with homemade sandwiches and cakes is available after the concert.

Duration: 2 hrs including an Interval

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.

Tasmin Little

Programme:

  • Sonata No 3 in E Major BWV 1016: Bach
  • Romance: Amy Beach
  • Sonata: Amy Beach
  • Romance: Szymanowski
  • 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.

Orchestra of the Swan

Programme:

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.

Roderick William and Iain Burnside

Programme:

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

Nash Ensemble

 

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

Julian Bliss

Programme:

  • Quartetsatz in C minor D703: Schubert
  • String Quartet in C Op 29: Beethoven
  • String Quartet in Eb Op 97: Dvorak

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