West Meon Music Festival 2017
This year The Primrose Piano Quartet are again joined by world-famous clarinettist Michael Collins for a concert featuring the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. They also welcome guests: Violinist Ian Belton (Brodsky Quartet) , Mezzo Soprano Louise Winter (Soloist with Royal Opera, Glyndebourne & Garsington) and the brilliant Vickers-Bovey guitar duo.
The 2017 festival features Brahms in each programme and again is supporting The Rosemary Foundation, providing a ‘Hospice at Home’ service in Petersfield and the surrounding towns and villages. The proceeds from concert 2 and from collections over the weekend will go to the charity. For more details visit its website:
Friday 15th September 7:30pm
Concert 1 (Candlelit)
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat, K493
Schubert: String trio in B flat, D581
Strauss: Wiener Blut Waltzer Op.354
Brahms: Piano Quartet G minor, Op.25
Saturday 16th September 11:00am
Concert 2 (1 Hour)
Charity Children's Concert
Fun for all the family with Witches, Wizards and Fairies
Includes The Sugar Plum Fairy, Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre,
Ravel Mother Goose, Harry Potter and much more.
Come in fancy dress and bring a bear for protection.
Refreshments available from 10:30 am.
Proceeds go to the Rosemary Foundation.
Costumes courtesy of Worn to be Wild.
Saturday 16th September 3:00pm
(at Church of our Lady, Warnford)
The Vickers-Bovey Guitar Duo
Tillett Trust, Park Lane Group & Concordia Foundation Artists 2016/17
Dan Bovey returns to Warnford with duo partner Julian Vickers
for an entertaining concert (concert approximately1hr) .
Ravel Alborada del Graciosa
Rameau Pièces de Clavecin
Piazzola Tango Suite
n.b. This concert sold out in 2016, early booking is advised.
Saturday 16th September at 7:30pm
Brahms Clarinet Quintet
With Michael Collins Clarinet
Bruch: Pieces for Viola, Clarinet and Piano, Op.83
Faure: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.45
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet Op.115
Concert ends 9:45pm
A glass of wine is included in the ticket price
n.b. this concert sold out in 2016, early booking is advised.
Saturday 16th September at 10:00pm
at the Thomas Lord Pub
Hootenanny with HeadNorth!
Celtic Music (and Musicians) from Across the Centuries
Head North invigorates the Celtic music tradition with great energy and on-stage charisma, infectious rhythms, ethereal harmonies and innovative arrangements.
Collection in aid of the Rosemary Foundation.
Sunday 17th September at 11:30am
Enescu and Menhuin
(concert 1 hr, no interval)
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Brahms: Intermezzo Op.117 No.1
Shostakovich: Cello Sonata
George Enescu (arr.Stern): Romanian Rhapsody N° 1
Coffee & biscuits included in ticket price served from 11 am.
Sunday 17th September 3:00pm
Love and Obsession
Tea Concert with Louise Winter, Mezzo Soprano
Top Mezzo Soprano Louise Winter joins the Primrose
for a musical exploration of the fascinating and turbulent
love triangle between Brahms and the Schumanns,
the songs integrated with the two Piano Quartets.
Clara Schumann: Ich stand in dunklen Träumen,
O du mein Stern, Warum willst du and're fragen.
Robert Schumann: Die Lotusblume, Widmung, Der Nussbaum.
Brahms: Der Tod das ist die kühle Nacht, Die Nachtigall, Ständchen.
Brahms: Piano Quartet C minor, Op.60 (Werther)
Brahms: Two Songs with Viola Op. 91
Schumann: Piano Quartet Op.47
Tea & cakes included in ticket price served in interval.