Plush 1 Sat 6 June 2015
Andy Sheppard Jazz Quartet

Andy Sheppard soprano & tenor saxophones
Eivind Aarset guitar & electronics
Michel Benita double bass
Sebastian Rochford drums

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Plush 2 Mon 8 June 2015
Solo Piano Recital

Sir András Schiff piano

Haydn Sonata No. 60 C Major, Hob. XVI:50
Beethoven Sonata No. 30 E Major, Op. 109
Mozart Sonata in C, KV 545
Schubert Sonata C minor, D 958

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Plush 3 Fri 12 June 2015
Trio Concert

Simon Crawford-Phillips piano
Lawrence Power violin & viola
Adrian Brendel cello

York Bowen Fantasy for viola & piano, Op. 54
Brahms Trio in A minor, Op. 144 arr. viola, cello & piano by the composer
Kurtág Selected works from ‘Signs, Games, Messages’ for piano and strings
Brahms Trio in B, Op. 8

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Plush 4 Sat 13 June 2015
Film Screening

The Crystal Liturgy
‘Birds, rhythms, colours, faith’ – Directed by Olivier Mille

‘The Crystal Liturgy’ is a fascinating introduction into the world of Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992). Mille brings together archival footage of the composer with musical extracts, evoking the composer’s ideas, thematic tropes and emotional landscapes.

Shown on a large screen in the church

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Plush 5 Sat 13 June 2015
Ensemble 1

Andrej Bielow violin
Adrian Brendel cello
Richard Hosford clarinet
Noam Greenberg piano
Simon Crawford-Phillips piano

Chopin 4th Ballade in F minor, Op.52 (Greenberg)
Berg Adagio for clarinet, violin & piano (Bielow, Hosford, Crawford-Phillips)
Bach Two-part invention arr. violin & cello (Bielow, Brendel)
Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time (Greenberg, Hosford, Bielow, Brendel)

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Plush 6 Fri 24 July 2015
Ensemble 2

James Clark violin
Fenella Humphries violin
Tobias Breider viola
Adrian Brendel cello
Imogen Cooper piano
Tim Horton piano

Schubert String Trio movement in Bflat, D.471 (Humphreys, Breider, Brendel)
Kurtág Prelude & Chorale ‘Hommage a Schubert’ (Cooper)
Adès Darknesse Visible (Horton)
Schubert Fantasy in F minor for piano 4 hands, D.940 (Cooper, Horton)
Franck String Quartet in D (Clark, Humphreys, Breider, Brendel)

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Plush 7 Sat 25 July 2015
Emerging Artists

Michael Petrov cello
Tim Horton piano

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
Franck Sonata in A, arr. cello & piano

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Plush 8 Sat 25 July 2015
Discovery Concert

Tim Horton piano
Imogen Cooper piano
Adrian Brendel cello

Scriabin Sonata No.7, Op. 19 (Horton)
Debussy Cello Sonata (Brendel, Cooper)
Debussy ‘Elegie’ for solo piano (Cooper)
Scriabin ‘Vers la flamme’ for solo piano, Op. 72 (Horton)

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Plush 9 Sat 25 July 2015
Evening Concert

Fenella Humphries violin
James Clark violin
Tobias Breider viola
Michael Petrov cello
Adrian Brendel cello
Tim Horton piano
Imogen Cooper piano

Schubert ‘Lebensstürme’ for piano 4 hands, D 947 (Cooper, Horton)
Dohnanyi Piano Quintet No.2 in Eflat minor (Humphreys, Clark, Breider, Petrov, Horton)
Schubert ‘Moments Musicaux’ in C, Aflat & F minor (Cooper)
Mozart String Quartet in F, K. 590 (Clark, Humphreys, Breider, Brendel)

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Plush 10 Sat 29 Aug 2015
Heath Quartet

Heath Quartet
Adrian Brendel cello

Haydn Quartet in G, Op. 76, No.1
Rautavaara ‘Les Cieux Inconnues’ for String Quintet
Schubert String Quintet in C, D. 956

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