We’re delighted to be accepting applications for our inaugural Chamber Sessions weekend course for amateur musicians The course is scheduled to take place from 24th to 26 November 2023 in London.
Would you like to join the team behind the ensemble as we shape up for more adventures in music, post-COVID? We’re recruiting for our trustees board and are keen to add expertise in finance. Please download an information pack for a full role description and terms. How to apply Expressions of interest, consisting of a letter outlining […]
The Berkeley Ensemble is delighted to be accepting applications for its 2023 Chamber Music Course for amateur musicians, which will take place 28 April – 1 May 2023. UPDATE 30/11/22 The course has reached capacity, but if you’re keen to attend, email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire about joining our waiting list for places that may become […]
The Berkeley Ensemble is delighted to appoint double bassist Martin Ludenbach to the ensemble. We’ve worked with Martin for a number of years and are absolutely delighted that he’s joining us as a permanent member. You can read about his background and varied experience below. Welcome, Martin! Originally of German heritage, Martin begun learning the […]
The Berkeley Ensemble is seeking new trustees to join its board, which plays a central role in the life of the organisation. It comprises expert individuals who support a small and committed freelance team of eight musicians and a General Manager. Now in its second decade, the ensemble is seeking to diversify the governance of […]
Due to lockdown restrictions, this year’s chamber course went online for a morning of workshops with participants and John, Gemma and Sophie.
Faced with the cancellation during lockdown of our trip to Hull to perform Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, John went online to perform live Abîme des oiseaux, the movement for solo clarinet. Catch it again here.
With celebrations already in full swing to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven this year, the Berkeley Ensemble joins the party with the release of our latest album, an all-Beethoven programme of his Op.11 Clarinet Trio and the famous Septet Op.20.
In the last of our posts counting down to our upcoming concert as part of the Lake District Summer Music festival, cellist Gemma explores Schubert’s famous ‘Trout’ Quintet.
In the next of our posts on the music featured in our upcoming concert as part of the Lake District Summer Music festival, bassoonist Andrew discusses Martinů’s colourful Nonet.