Plush 1 Fri 15 July 2016
Emerging Artists

Samson Tsoy piano

CPE Bach Piano Sonata in G minor
Beethoven Fantasia in G minor, Op. 77
Tchaikovsky/Pletnev Nutcracker Suite
Schumann Kreisleriana

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Plush 2 Sat 16 July 2016
Encounters 1

Andrew McCormack piano
Thomas Gould violin
Bernhard Schimpelsberger percussion

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Plush 3 Sat 20 Aug 2016
Discovery Concert

Jack Liebeck violin
Christian-Pierre La Marca cello
Amandine Savary piano
Adrian Brendel cello

Bach Toccata in D major, BWV 912 for Keyboard (Savary)

Cassadó Suite for solo cello (La Marca)

Martinů Duo No.1 for violin & cello (Liebeck, Brendel)

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Plush 4 Sat 20 Aug 2016
Trio Dali

Jack Liebeck violin
Christian-Pierre La Marca cello
Amandine Savary piano

Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op. 66

Rodger Smalley Trio

Schubert Trio in Bflat major, Op. 99, D 898

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Plush 5 Sat 27 Aug 2016
Film Screening

Sounds from the Big White House: Oliver Knussen at 50

Directed by Barrie Gavin

Plush 6 Sat 27 Aug 2016
Evening Concert

Claire Booth soprano
Jonathan Morton violin
Clio Gould violin
Mark Holloway viola
Adrian Brendel cello
Tim Horton piano

Debussy Violin Sonata (Gould, Horton)

Knussen ‘Ophelia’s Last Dance’ (Horton)

Knussen Whitman Settings for soprano & piano, Op. 25 (Booth, Horton)

Brahms Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op. 25 (Horton, Morton, Holloway, Brendel)

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Plush 7 Sun 28 Aug 2016
Lunchtime Concert

Melinda Maxwell oboe
Jonathan Morton violin
Clio Gould violin
Mark Holloway viola
Zoë Martlew cello
Adrian Brendel cello
Tim Horton piano

Stravinsky 3 pieces for String Quartet (Morton, Gould, Holloway, Martlew)

Knussen ‘Ophelia’s Last Dance’ (Horton)

Birtwistle ‘An Interrupted Endless Melody’ (Maxwell, Horton)

Mozart String Quartet in A major, K. 464 (Morton, Gould, Holloway, Brendel)

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Plush 8 Sun 28 Aug 2016
Revue Z

Zöe Martlew cello

‘Revue Z’  features Zoë Martlew’s theatrical compositions for cello, voice and pre-recorded soundtrack in an array of musical styles linked together by the shimmering virtuosity of her cello playing.

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Plush 9 Sun 28 Aug 2016
Evening Concert

Claire Booth soprano
Melinda Maxwell oboe
Jonathan Morton violin
Clio Gould violin
Mark Holloway viola
Adrian Brendel cello
Tim Horton piano

Richard Strauss Three Ophelia Songs, Op. 67 (Booth, Horton)

Knussen Triptych (Maxwell, Gould, Holloway, Brendel)

Berg Four Songs, Op. 2 (Booth, Horton)

Schumann Piano Quintet, Op. 44 (Horton, Gould, Morton, Knight, Brendel)

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Plush 10 Fri 9 Sept 2016
Encounters 2

Adriano Adewale percussion
Joanna MacGregor piano
Marynas Levickis accordion
Adrian Brendel cello

Joanna MacGregor OBE joins sensational Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale, cellist Adrian Brendel and Lithuania’s hottest star and virtuoso accordionist Martynas Levickis, for a special night of tango inspired music.

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Plush 11 Sat 10 Sept 2016
Doric Quartet

Alex Redington violin
Jonathan Stone violin
Hélène Clément viola
John Myerscough cello
Adrian Brendel cello

Bartók String Quartet No.4, Sz. 91

Thomas Adès ‘The Four Quarters’ for String Quartet, Op. 28

Schubert String Quintet in C major, D. 956 

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