Category Archives: Previous concerts

Friday 7 December 2014

Julian Vickers and Daniel Bovey (guitars)

Stephen Dodgson – Promenade 1

Enrique Granados – Valses Poeticos (arranged by Julian Vickers)

Domenico Scarlatti – Sonata K87 (transcribed by Julian Vickers and Daniel Bovey)

Joaquin Rodrigo – Tonadilla

Friday 21 November 2014

Louise Wayman (soprano) and Duncan Appleby (piano)

Weathers – John Ireland (1879-1962)

The Water Mill – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

The Naiad – Granville Bantock (1868-1946)

Rückertlieder – Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

En Sourdine and Fleur Jetée – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Mein Herr Marquis (Adele’s Laughing Song) from Die Fledermaus – Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Friday 7 November 2014

Young musicians from Birmingham Conservatoire, directed by Jean Gubbins

Bach – Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor (piano)

Mozart – Piano Quartet in G minor, first movement

Beethoven – String Quintet in C, first and fourth movements

Friday 17 October 2014

James Brawn, piano

D.Scarlatti – Sonata in E major K 380/ L 23, Andante commodo
                 – Sonata in C major K 159/ L104, Allegro

Beethoven – Grand Sonata No.15 in D major Op.28 ‘Pastorale’
1. Allegro
2. Andante
3. Scherzo & Trio Allegro vivace
4. Rondo Allegro ma non troppo – Piu Allegro quasi Presto

Chopin – Études Op.25 no.12 in C minor and no. 1 in Ab major ‘Aeolian Harp’
                           Op.10 no.3 in E major ‘la Tristesse’ and no.5 in Gb major ‘Black Key’

Friday 3 October

Naoko Mitsumori, organ

“Italian Influences on the Organ Music of J S Bach”

Legrenzi  – Fugue in C minor, arranged by J S Bach

Vivaldi – Concerto in A minor, arranged by J S Bach

J S Bach – Trio Sonata in G; Fantasia in G

 

Friday 5 September 2014

Stephen Mills – tenor

Robin Bowman – piano

Franz Schubert

Der Wanderer an den Mond

Wilkommen und Abschied

Nachtstück

Johannes Brahms

An eine Äolsharfe

An eine Veilchen

Stänchen

Francis Poulenc

Air Champêtre

Air Grave

Bleuet

Gerald Finzi

Farewell to Arms – Recitative and Aria

Denis Browne

To Gratiana Dancing and Singing

Igor Stravinski

Here I Stand (Rake’s Progress)

Friday 21 March 2013

Elizabeth Ryder (soprano) and Robin Bowman (piano)

Nacht;  die Nachtigall  – Berg

The goat paths, Under the greenwood tree – Howells

Ich will dir mein herze schenken (St. Matthew Passion) – J S Bach

Apparition – Debussy

C, Fêtes Galantes  – (Deux poèmes  de Louis Aragon) – Poulenc

Je veux vivre (Roméo et Juliette) – Gounod

Friday 7 March 2014

Concert given by students of Jean Gubbins – Lily Hope (cello), Ruth Bertram (soprano) and Ben Mason (clarinet); with Michael Jones (piano).

Gabriel Fauré (1845 – 1924)

Elegie Op. 24 for cello and piano

Nocturne No. 6 in D flat, Op. 63 for piano

Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)

Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock) Op. 129 for soprano, clarinet and piano. (You can find a YouTube video of this performance here).

Edouard Lalo (1823 – 1892)

Concerto in D minor for cello and piano – first movement Prelude: Lento – Allegro Maestoso.

Friday 21 February 2014

James Brawn (piano)

Frederic Chopin (1810 – 1849) – Etudes Opus 25, no. 12 in C minor and no. 1 A flat minor

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827) – Sonata no.17 in D minor, Opus 31 no.2 “The Tempest”

Serge Rachmaninov (1873 – 1943) – Preludes Opus 32, no. 10 in B minor; Opus 32 no.12 in G sharp minor; Opus 3 no. 2 in C sharp minor.