Cobbett's Legacy I: In the shadow of Brahms

Cobbett’s Legacy I: In the shadow of Brahms

16 September 2014
7:30pm

The Forge, 3-7 Delancey Street, London, NW1 7NL

  • Knussen…upon one note…
  • Hurlstone: Phantasie for string quartet in A minor
  • Bridge: Phantasie for piano quartet in F-sharp minor
  • Stanford: Fantasy for clarinet and string quartet in F
  • Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
Tickets £12 (£10) from www.forgevenue.org

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Travelling Light at the Greenbelt Festival

Travelling Light at the Greenbelt Festival

24 August 2014
1:15pm
8:30pm

Greenbelt Festival Boughton House, Kettering

The Berkeley Ensemble return to the Greenbelt Festival with dancer and choreographer Jo Meredith to present a workshop and concert exploring the theme of travelling light through music and movement. The evening concert is preceded by an afternoon workshop.

Day tickets and festival weekend passes

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Beyond Ballet: Berkeley Ensemble and National Youth Ballet

Beyond Ballet: Berkeley Ensemble and National Youth Ballet

21 August 2014
7:30pm
22 August 2014
2:30pm
7:30pm
23 August 2014
2:30pm
7:30pm

 

The Berkeley Ensemble collaborates with National Youth Ballet for the first time, performing a new ballet choreographed by Jo Meredith with music from Malcolm Arnold’s Suite Bourgeoise.

Tickets: £18 (£12.50)
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Wiltshire Music Centre: Purcell, Britten and Mozart

Wiltshire Music Centre: Purcell, Britten and Mozart

12 November 2014
1:00pm
Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon
  • Purcell: Chacony in G minor Z.730
  • Britten: Simple Symphony Op. 4
  • Mozart: Quintet for clarinet and strings K.581
Tickets: £7 (booking opens 7th July)
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Ibstock Place School orchestral workshop and concert

Ibstock Place School orchestral workshop and concert

24 June 2014
6:30pm

Sports Hall,  Ibstock Place School
Clarence Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5PY

The ensemble perform the first three movements of Beethoven’s Septet and join the Ibstock Place School Orchestra for a variety of pieces for full orchestra, following an afternoon workshop with the school’s young musicians and conductor Nicholas Cleobury.

Free entry but please RSVP to music@ibstockplaceschool.co.uk

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Jane Packer Foundation Charity Concert

Jane Packer Foundation Charity Concert

25 June 2014
7:30pm

St Mark’s Church, Hamilton Terrace, Maida Vale

An evening of light classical favourites and jazz arranged for chamber ensemble, followed by drinks in the church garden. A charity concert in association with the Jane Packer Foundation.

Tickets: £20, available from the Jane Packer Foundation (more…)

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Lachlan Radford: live on Radio NZ

Lachlan Radford: live on Radio NZ

Lachlan b&w2On the 27th May Lachlan, our double bassist, appeared live on Radio New Zealand where he discussed life as a musician in London as well as the New Cobbett Prize with presenter David Morriss. Also broadcast were tracks from the new album – the New Zealand radio premiere of Michael Berkeley’s Clarion Call and Gallop and the last movement from Ferguson’s Octet.

Listen to the show

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Dartington International Summer School

Dartington International Summer School

9 August 2014to15 August 2014

Dartington International Summer School, Totnes, Devon

The ensemble make their first trip to the Dartington International Summer School, at the invitation of oboist Nicholas Daniel. Sarah Bennington (flute), John Slack (clarinet), James Turnbull (oboe) and Andrew Watson (bassoon) offer wind players of all abilities a supportive and informative workshop environment, in individual instrumental classes, in which to improve technique, hone performance skills and discover new repertoire.

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Dartington International Summer School recital

Dartington International Summer School recital

11 August 2014
5:15pm

Dartington International Summer School
Great Hall, Dartington Hall

with Tom Poster, piano

  • André Caplet: Quintet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and piano
  • Frank Bridge: Divertimenti for flute, oboe, clarinet and bassoon
  • Richard Rodney Bennett: Travel Notes 2 for wind quartet

Tickets: £8.00 (unreserved)

Available online from 2nd June

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Berkeley Ensemble launches new composition prize

Berkeley Ensemble launches new composition prize

The Berkeley Ensemble / Resonus Classics New Cobbett Prize for Composition

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