2012 Festival

Thursday 20th September


7.30pm – 9:15pm — Old Palace

Navarra Quartet
Guy Johnston, cello
Jack Liebeck, violin

Tom Poster, piano

Haydn String Quartet Op. 76 No. 1
Chausson Concert Piece Op.21
Schubert String Quintet in C D956

 

Friday 21st September


2pm — St Etheldreda’s Church

Schools Concert – Bows and Arias

 

Dominic Harlan, facilitator
Guy Johnston, cello
Sophie Daneman, Soprano
Tom Poster, piano

 

Bows and Arias was devised as part of the Wigmore Hall Learning Programme. It is an interactive introduction to live classical chamber music, and includes a specially commissedion song.

Supported by Harpenden Music Foundation

 

 

7:30 – 9:30pm — Marble Hall


Aronowitz Ensemble
Alasdair Beatson, piano
Esther Hoppe, violin
Tim Boulton, viola
Mark Simpson, clarinet
Sophie Daneman, Soprano

Mozart Clarinet Quintet K. 581
Schubert A selection of Lieder
Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 97 “The Archduke”


Saturday 22nd September


 

3:00 – 4:00pm — St Etheldreda’s Church

 

Professor Brian Foster of Oxford University
Guy Johnston, cello
Jack Liebeck, violin

Einstein and his Universe

A lecture linking Einstein’s love of the violin with many of the concepts of modern physics that he did so much to found

7:30pm – 9:30m — St Etheldreda’s Church

Aronowitz Ensemble
Jack Liebeck, violin
Guy Johnston, cello
Tim Boulton, viola
Esther Hoppe, violin
Tom Poster, Piano

Dohnanyi Serenade Op.10
Dvorak Piano Quintet Op. 81
Schubert Fantasie for four hands D940
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence Op. 70

 

Sunday 23rd September


4:00pm – 5:00pm — Old Palace

Aronowitz Ensemble
Mark Simpson, clarinet

Ken Aiso, violin
Alasdair Beatson, piano


Fruhling Clarinet Trio Op. 40
Schumann Piano Quintet Op. 44

 

7:30pm – 9:30pm — Old Palace

The Sixteen with Harry Christophers

An Immoral Legacy

The Sixteen Perform some of the best-loved classics of Tudor and Jacobean church music and madrigals, with popular pieces by Britten and Tippett.