2013 Festival

Thursday 19th September

Schools Concerts

11am & 2pm — St Etheldreda’s Church

Concerts for Year 5 and 6 pupils. This year’s schools concerts title is “A World Beyond Strings”. Presented by Neill Valentine and friends in a journey through space and time, beyond the music and into the stories that inspired and shaped music history. The audience were taken deep into some of the best music ever written adn delved into why an dwho it was written for and how we can really enjoy it today.

Supported by Harpenden Music Foundation

Friday 20th September

7.30pm – 9:15pm — Old Palace

Navarra Quartet
Aronowitz Ensemble
Lawrence Power
, viola

The Opening Concert

Brahms String Quintet No. 2. Op 111 in G Major
Britten Lachrymae Op. 48a
Mendelssohn Octet for Strings in Eb Major Op.20

Saturday 21st September

5:30pm – 6:30pm — Marble Hall

Ruby Hughes, voice
Aronowitz Ensemble

Tom Poster, piano
Alastair Beatson, piano

French Song

Bridge Piano Quintet in D minor
Faure La Bonne Chanson Op. 61

8:00pm – 10:00pm — Marble Hall

Aronowitz Ensemble
Guy Johnston, cello
Tom Poster, piano

Alastair Beatson, piano


Strauss Sextet from Ccapricio
Brahms Songs
Schubert Fantasie for four hands D940
Schubert Bb Major Trio for piano, violin and cello D 898


Sunday 22nd September

11:30am – 12:30pm — Old Palace

Aronowitz Ensemble
Navarra Quartet
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Forte Piano

Celebrating Mozart

Mozart Piano Trio in Eb Major K.542
Mozart Piano Concerto in A Major K414


3:30pm – 5:30pm — Old Palace

The Hatfield House Festival Chamber Orchestra
Navarra Quartet

Anthony Marwood, violin
Lawrence Power, viola


Grieg Holberg Suite Op. 40
Elgar Introduction and Allegro for Strings Op.47
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in Eb Major K364