Past Series Archive


SERIES 12 (2019-20)

SERIES 11 (2018-19)






SERIES 10 (2017-18)

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames generously provided funding so the concerts marked (RBKuT) could be repeated as part of our outreach work in New Malden.

September 10th
The Dorus Trio Elizabeth Walker (flute), Sebastian Comberti (cello), Richard Shaw (piano)
Trio sonatas by Louise Farrenc and Felix Mendelssohn

October 8th (RBKuT)
Schubert Czernanigans Ursula Monberg (natural horn), John Irving (piano)
Duos by Czerny and solo piano works by Schubert

November 12th
Robert Bridge (piano)
Works by Chopin, Janacek and Ravel

December 10th
Choral works by Mendelssohn including Hear my Prayer
The Harmonie Choir and Orchestra

January 7th (RBKuT)
B. H. Crusell – an Officer and a Gentleman 
Jane Booth (clarinet) with Ensemble DeNOTE

February 11th (RBKuT)
Beethoven the Arranger
John Irving (fortepiano) with Ensemble DeNOTE
Featuring Symphony No. 2 arranged for Piano Trio

March 18th 
Brazen Harmony The Prince Regent’s Band
Brass Quintets by Jean Francoise Bellon

April 29th
Guildhall School Cantata Project
Directed by James Johnstone

June 10th
Min Young Bae (piano)
Including works by Schumann and Mendelssohn

July 8th
Mozart’s Gran Partita for 13 Wind Instruments
The Albion Players

SERIES 9 (2016-17)

October 9th
Michal Rogalski (oboe), Katarzyna Kowalik (harpsichord), Kate Conway (cello)
French Splendour & Italian Virtuosity in Baroque Music
Works by Vivaldi, Couperin, Sammartini and Marais

November 6th
Iria Perestrelo (soprano), Isabel Calado (harpsichord)
Day of Portugal – Music from C18 and C19
Rarely performed works by Baptista, Silva, Mesquita and Moreira

January 15th 
The Harmonie Choir and Orchestra
Choral music by Joseph Haydn including Kleine Orgel Messe and Te Deum No 2 in C

February 12th
Amarins Wierdsma (violin) and Laura Roberts (piano) from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
A recital of chamber music by Robert and Clara Schumann: Robert Schumann – Violin Sonata in A minor op. 105; Clara Schumann – Romances op. 22; Robert Schumann – Violin Sonata in D minor op. 121

March 12th
Ensemble F2: Jane Booth Clarinet, Anneke Scott Horn, Steven Devine Piano
Chamber works: 
Donald Francis Tovey – Sonata Op. 16, for clarinet and piano in B flat; York Bowen – Album Leaf (solo piano); William Henry Hadow – Sonata in G major for clarinet and piano

May 14th
Guildhall School Cantata Project directed by James Johnstone

Les Ombres Sacrées

Louis Couperin – Symphonie
Jacques-Martin Hotteterre – Sonate en Trio Op.3 Nr.4
Marc-Antoine Charpentier – Miserere H.157

June 11th
John Irving (fortepiano)

Haydn: Sonata in E flat, Hob.XVI:49 (1789-90); Bach: Contrapunctus VIII from The Art of Fugue; Beethoven: Sonata in G, Op.49 no.2; Mozart: Sonata in B flat major, K.570

SERIES 8 (2015-16)

October 11th
Concentus VII perform music for soprano, recorder, oboe and continuo by Telemann, Heinichen and Handel
November 8th
Duo Realia (winners of the Trinity Laban 2015 Early Music Competition) play baroque masterpieces for two violins
November 29th (extra concert)
The Harmonie Choir present a seasonal programme of music for Advent and Christmas including Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols
January 10th
Ensemble DeNOTE with Boxwood & Brass present the latest WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCE of Mozart Piano Concertos arranged for fortepiano and Classical Wind Sextet by Robert Percival. Concerto no.27 in B flat, K.595
John Irving (fortepiano)
February 14th
Robert Bridge (piano)
Piano Sonatas by Schubert and Tippett
March 13th
DeNOTE Winds “Musicke Purloin’d”: James Brookmyre (recorders), Jane Booth (chalumeaux/ clarinets), John Irving (harpsichord)
Arrangements of baroque masterworks for recorders, chalumeaux, clarinets and harpsichord
May 15th
Guildhall School of Music & Drama Baroque Ensemble directed by James Johnstone
June 12th
John Irving (harpsichord)
J.S. Bach French Suites nos. 4, 3 and 6

SERIES 7 (2014-15)

October 12th
Michal Rogalski (oboe), Katarzyna Kowalik (harpsichord), Kate Conway (cello)
Sonatas by Handel and CPE Bach and harpsichord solo interludes

November 9th
Ensemble Bergamasca Trinity Laban Early Music Prize Winners 2014
Works by Italian Baroque Masters: Frescobaldi, Marini, Uccelini, Corelli, Rognoni, Caldara
November 30th
Linden Baroque and the Harmonie Choir
Handel: Messiah Part 1

January 11th
Ensemble DeNOTE and Friends
Baroque Charms
Works for Chalumeau, Soprano voice, strings and continuo

March 8th
Beethoven Bonanza
Emily Robinson (cello), Jane Booth (clarinet), John Irving (fortepiano)
Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, Op. 11

Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 no. 2

May 10th
Guildhall School Cantata Ensemble directed by James Johnstone

June 14th
Ensemble DeNOTE and Friends
John Irving and Steven Devine (fortepianos)
Mozart – Concerto for Two Pianos, K.365, W.F. Bach – Double Concerto


SERIES 6 (2013-14)

October 13th
Jane Wilkinson (soprano), Anne Marshall (piano)
Music by Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Strauss, Wolf, Quilter, Vaughan Williams, Britten, Lehmann and Dring 
Charity – British Red Cross

November 10th
DeNOTE meets Boxwood & Brass
John Irving (fortepiano), Jane Booth, Emily Worthington (clarinets), Ursula Monberg, Kate Goldsmith (horns), Robert Percival, Martin Clark (bassoons)
Mozart – Così Fan Tutte (Overture) arr. Sartorius

Beethoven arr. Czerny – Septet in E flat op.20

Mozart – Fortepiano Concerto K.271 in E flat arr. Percival

Charity – Royal British Legion 

December 1st
Ursula’s Arrow
Sarah Dacey (soprano), C.N. Lester (mezzo soprano), Aileen Henry (Baroque harp), Toby Carr (theorbo)
Music by Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677)

January 12th

Leo Duarte (baroque oboe) and John Irving (harpsichord)

J.S. Bach Sonata in G minor, BWV1017, J.S. Bach French Suite in E flat BWV815, Sonatas and Partitas by Telemann and C.P.E. Bach

Charity – Methodist Relief & Development Fund


February 9th

Anneke Scott (Natural Horn), Frances Kelly (Early Harp)

Music by Naderman (1781 –1835), Duvernoy (1765 – 1836) and Gallay (1795 – 1864) 

Charity – Action for Blind People


March 9th

Malcolm Edmonstone – jazz piano and guest!

Charity – Jessie’s Fund

May 11th

Guildhall School Cantata Project – Historical Performance students perform baroque cantatas

June 8th

Ensemble DeNOTE and friends

Mozart Fortepiano Concerto K.488  

Charity – Macmillan Cancer Support


SERIES 5 (2012-13)
September 2012 – Ensemble DeNOTE played Mozart and Pleyel Quintets for Piano and Winds (in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care)
November 2012 – DeNOTE Winds played Trios for Clarinets and Bassoon from Revolutionary France and Vienna (in aid of The Royal British Legion)
January 2013 – Kate Semmens (soprano), Peter Lay (guitar) performed music by  Schubert (in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care)
February 2013 – Misako Osada (piano) – performed classic, romantic and impressionist masterworks (in aid of the Royal Philharmonic Society)
March 2013 – John Irving (fortepiano) and friends –  performed Haydn Sonata in A flat Hob: XVI:46 and Beethoven Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.16 (in aid of Diabetes UK)
May 2013 – Ensemble DeNOTE performed piano and clarinet quartets by Mozart and Hummel (in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care)

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