Concerts in Stratford-upon-Avon
October 2023 - March 2024
Tickets £25 (students £5) per concert can be booked via the links by each concert or book all 6 for only £100 (students £20) by joining the Society
Sunday 15th October 2023 - 7.30pm at the United Reformed Church, Rother Street
The Elmore String Quartet
Quartet in D K.575
Quartet in D minor D.810
"Death and the Maiden"
The Elmore String Quartet, double prize-winners from the Northern College of Music in Manchester, also won the Tunnell Trust Awards in 2020. They performed in our 2022/3 season to great acclaim.
Sunday 5th November 2023 - 7.30pm at the Town Hall, Sheep Street
Ariel Lanyi (piano)
Sonata in A Op.2 No.2
Prélude, Aria et Finale
In March 2023, Ariel Lanyi was honoured to receive the Prix Serdang, awarded by the distinguished Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder. Prior to this Ariel won 3rd Prize (The Roslyn Lyons Bronze Medal) at the 2021 Leeds International Piano Competition.
Sunday 3rd December 2023 - 3pm at the Town Hall, Sheep Street
Indira Grier (cello) with Francis Grier (piano)
Sonata in G minor, Op.117
Songs arranged for cello and piano
Sonata in A major
Indira Grier is the recipient of several international prizes, including a Gold Medal in the 2019 Vienna International Music Competition. She has performed across the UK and Europe in venues including the Wigmore Hall, St. John's Smith Square, and the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford.
Sunday 21st January 2024 - 3pm at the United Reformed Church, Rother Street
Calathea String Quartet
Quartettsatz in C minor, D703
Quartet No.5 in B flat, Op.92
Quartet in G Op.106
The Calathea Quartet is an emerging ensemble comprised of musicians from New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, and England. Formed in 2020 at the Royal Academy of Music, competition successes include 1st Prize in the RAM Historical Women Composers Prize 2021.
Sunday 18th February 2024 - 3pm at the Town Hall, Sheep Street
Hannah Condliffe (oboe), Federico Paixão (flute) & Mark Rogers (piano)
Polka and Trio
This concert is supported by The Countess of Munster Musical Trust
Sunday 17th March 2024 - 3pm at the Town Hall, Sheep Street
Pomegranate Piano Trio
Piano Trio Op.1 in E flat
Piano Trio in B flat D.898
Piano Trio Elegiaque No.1
Since giving its debut concert at the Bishopsgate Institute for the City of London Chamber Music Society in January 2014 the Pomegranate Piano Trio, formed of Fenella Barton (violin), Rebecca Hepplewhite (cello) and Andrew West (piano), has quickly established a reputation for fine performances.
Wednesday 8th May 2024 - 7.30pm at the Town Hall, Sheep Street
Alisdair Beatson (piano)
Piano Sonata No.3 in E, Op.109
Theme and Variations in C sharp minor
Symphonic Studies Op.13
Alasdair Beatson works prolifically as soloist and chamber musician, adept on modern and historical instruments, and renowned as both performer and pedagogue. Notable performances in 2022/23 include regular appearances at Wigmore Hall, in concert with Steven Isserlis, Viktoria Mullova, the Doric and Maxwell string quartets, as member of the Nash Ensemble, and in festivals including Cheltenham, Ernen, Festivalta, Lewes, O/Modernt, Resonances, Spitalfields and Yellowbarn.