Summer 2018

April 20

Ruth Davis (double-bass) and Darren Hogg (piano) 

Music by Bottesini, Koussevitsky, Lennox Berkeley, Philip Wilby

Ruth Davis began learning the cello at the age of five, but later progressed to the double-bass. While reading music at Bristol University she continued her bass  studies with Duncan McTier, and then as a postgraduate at the Guildhall School of Music with Thomas Martin. She gained valuable orchestral experience with the National and European Union Youth Orchestras before  embarking on a successful career  as a freelance player, working with a wide range of symphony, chamber and period instrument baroque orchestras throughout the United Kingdom.

For information on Darren Hogg  please  see

May 4

David Saint (organ)

Music by J. S. Bach (prelude and fugue in a  minor), William Russill (voluntary no. 1), Parry (prelude and fugue in G major), Bridge (adagio in E), Walton arr. Murrill  (Crown imperial)

May 18

Griffith Wadkin (cello)  and Robert Markham (piano)

Music by Beethoven (variations on bei Männern from Mozart’s Magic Flute), Zimmermann (four short pieces) Shostakovitch (sonata in d minor Op.40) and Pärt (Fratres)

June 1 

Domonkos Csabay (piano)

Beethoven (eroica variations Op.35)  Janacek (in the mists)

June 15

Naoko Mitsumori (organ)

Chorale-preludes by Scheidemann,   J.S. Bach, and Brahms, and Bach (passacaglia and fugue in c minor)


July 6

Andrew Randall (baritone) and Bernard Tan (piano)

Schubert (Schwanengesang)

July 20 

Julia White (oboe) and Katharine Lam (piano)

programme includes music by Saint-Saëns (sonata for  oboe and piano), Britten and Richard Hewson 


All concerts are free admission, begin at 1 pm, last around 40 – 45 minutes, and are preceded by a simple lunch available from 12.00 to 12.45