2019-2020 Season

This Season (Living British Composers 2)

2019-20 will feature at least one item by a living British composer per concert plus our usual eclectic mix of traditional favourites.  

Pre-Concert Talks

Peter Copley will give these popular talks at most concerts (not Hamsey or 26 April).
Talks begin at 7.10 p.m. and finish in time for a short break before the concert starts.

 

Saturday 28 September 2019 7.45 p.m.

St. John Sub Castro Church, Abinger Place, Lewes
Directed by Andrew Sherwood
Piano Soloist Margaret Fingerhut

Haydn Symphony No.28 in A major

Robin Milford Concertino for Piano and Strings Op.20
          Supported by the Robin Milford Trust.

Martyn Harry Come Spring
          First performance of the revised version

Mozart Piano Concerto No.9 in E flat major, K.271

 

Saturday 9 November 2019 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Andrew Sherwood

Handel Concerto Grosso Op.6 No.9 in F major  

Peter Copley Double Concerto
Second performance
Solo violins Ellie Blackshaw, Shereen Godber

John Hawkins Grounds for Oboe and String Orchestra
First performance
Solo oboe Clare Worth

Frank Bridge Suite for Strings

 

Saturday 18 January 2020 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Ric Graebner

Schubert Rondo for Violin and Strings D.438
Solo violin Chris Phipps

Ric Graebner Clarinet Concerto
Second performance
  Solo clarinet Steve Dummer

Guy Richardson Houriya (Freedom)
First performance of this version

Mendelssohn String Symphony No.6 in E flat major

 

 

Saturday 7 March 2020 7.45 p.m

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Andrew Sherwood

Mozart Divertimento in B flat major K.137

Phil Baker Veilings 2 for Flute and Strings 
First performance
Solo flute Anne Hodgson

Peta Crompton New Work for Bassoon, Viola and Strings 
First performance

Solo bassoon Ian Glen
Solo viola Ellie Blackshaw

Carl Nielsen Little Suite, Op.1

 

Sunday 26 April 2020 4.30 p.m.

St Michael’s Church, Lewes High Street
Tea Concert

Advanced Students from London Music Colleges.

Tea and cakes will be served after the concert - please stay if you can.

 

Hamsey Church

Hamsey Old Church Festival

 

Sunday 14 June 2020 6.00 p.m.

Sussex Flutes 

Music for flute quartet. 

Programme includes

Barry Mills Flute Quartet
Second performance

 

Hamsey Church
Hamsey Old Church Festival

Sunday 21 June 2020 6.00 p.m.

A String Quartet from MAS

Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op.33 No.5 in G major

Ellie Blackshaw New work

E.J. Moeran String Quartet in A minor

 

Saturday 4 July 2020 7.45 p.m.

All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Ian Morgan Williams

Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D minor BWV 1043
Soloists Stuart Deeks, Inga Franks

Ian Morgan Williams Some Easy Music
Second performance

Alison Kay Knot for strings
First performance of the revised version

Warlock Serenade for Strings

Elgar Introduction and Allegro