St Augustine’s Church, Luton, LU3 2JR Knussen Secret Psalm Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet & Bassoon Berkeley String Trio Nielsen Serenata in vano Beethoven Septet in E flat, Op.20 An inventive programme beginning with Knussen’s evocative piece for solo violin, Secret Psalm, increasing the number of instruments as the concert progresses until the full splendour of violin, […]
Chaffcombe, Somerset The ensemble returns to Chaffcombe, Somerset for their annual Chamber Music Course for amateur musicians, this year taking place over the late August bank holiday weekend. Full information available here.
The Berkeley Ensemble present their annual chamber music course for amateur musicians performing at grade 6 level or above. Taking place 27-30 August 2021 (Covid-19 regulations permitting), participants will spend three days playing chamber music with like-minded musicians in the idyllic surroundings of rural Somerset, whilst receiving coaching from members of the Berkeley Ensemble. Click […]
To celebrate the launch of Berkeley Ensemble Online we are inviting students in Years 9-13 (age 13-18) to write a 20 second solo for one of our musicians. We’re not looking for finished pieces: we want your doodles, scribbles and sketches. Watch our ‘meet the Ensemble’ videos to learn more about our musicians and their instruments, then […]
Hot on the heels of our first series of Chamber Music Mornings last autumn, the Berkeley Ensemble is delighted to return with a new spring series of virtual study mornings for amateur musicians. Over the next few months we’ll be exploring repertoire for the larger chamber forces of the Nonet, and delving into movements from Nonets by Farrenc, Martinů and Spohr. Full of […]
The Berkeley Ensemble is delighted to announce the programme for the Little Venice Music Festival 2018. This year’s Little Venice Music Festival examines the theme of Music on the Mind. From the genius of Mozart to dramatic depictions of madness, music created by extraordinary young minds as well as a thought-provoking musical survey of the […]
The Berkeley Ensemble are delighted to announce a new concert series, based at St. Saviour’s Church, Warwick Avenue. Kicking off with four concerts showcasing the members of the ensemble in intimate duo, trio and quartet performances, we invite you to join us on the last Tuesday of every month from January onwards for or an […]
The Berkeley Ensemble is delighted to announce details of their annual Chamber Music Course, which will take place 4-7 May 2018 in Chaffcombe, Somerset. Applications are now being accepted, and should be received by Monday 1 January 2018. For full details, please click here.