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A series of chamber concerts by top-quality local musicians on one Sunday each month.  3.00-4.00pm at St Nicolas Church, Market Place, Abingdon  OX14 3HF
Free tea and coffee and an opportunity to talk to the musicians, after each concert.

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Tickets £10 (£9 concessions – OAP/students), accompanied children free. Available at door, from 07775 904626, from the performers.

Support local musicians! Support the arts in Abingdon!


5 February
Schubert Octet

5 March
Maki Sekiya piano
Shostakovich Sonata no 2
Chopin Ballade no 4
Stravinsky Petroushka

2 April
Serenades for wind ensemble
Gounod Petite Symphonie, Mozart Serenade no 11 for wind octet
Flute Chris Britton
Oboe Carolyn King, Alison Street
Clarinet Barbara Stuart, Jonathan Howse
Horn Sam Dunwoody, Jenny Morgan
Bassoon Simon Payne, Carol Brooks

14 May 
David Mears clarinet with Elizabeth Hayes piano
Bohuslav Martinů ‘Sonatina’
Stanford ‘Caoine’
Arthur Bliss ‘Pastoral’
Gerald Finzi ‘Five Bagatelles’
York Bowen ‘Sonata’

4 June Songs & Dances for Oboe & Piano
Julia White oboe with Eva Doroszkowska piano
Ravel Pièce en Forme de Habanera
Bizet L’amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera from Carmen)
Richard Hewson Cante Hondo
Madeleine Dring Polka & Italian Dance
Saint-Saens Oboe Sonata

9 July
Classical Masterpieces for piano and wind quintet
Pavlova Wind Quintet with Malcolm Pearce piano
Thuille piano Sextet and Beethoven piano quintet

3 September Wind and strings
Mozart oboe quartet with Carolyn King
Francaix Divertissement for bassoon and strings with Simon Payne
Mozart flute quartet with Chris Britton
Finzi Five Bagatelles for clarinet and strings with Barbara Stuart.
Strings: Ben Winters, Raoul Trines, Jennifer Hay, Judith Haworth, Richard Hodby

8 October
Voix de Cabaret Songs made famous by Marlene Dietrich, Jacques Brell, Edith Piaf and Lisa Minelli
Ilona Domnich soprano with Mark Risi piano.

5 November
Brahms C major piano trio op87
Haydn C major  piano Trio

Claire Parkin violin Emma Chamberlain cello Andrew Blankfield piano

17 December
Pavlova Wind Quintet Christmas concert
with mulled wine and mince pies

Contact us on simon.payne@virgin.net or 07775 904626 for all queries

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