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Portsmouth Chamber Music Series 2017-18

The University of Portsmouth is excited to present the 2017-2018 season of Portsmouth Chamber Music Series. There is a great line-up of artists headed by the incomparable pianist Paul Lewis. Alongside classics by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, the series offers pieces such as the beautifully romantic piano quintet by Korngold, a recent quartet by Philip Glass, and Messiaen's superb Quartet for the End of Time.

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Monday 25th September, 2017: Paul Lewis (piano)
HAYDN Piano Sonata in C, Hob XVI/50
BEETHOVEN Six Bagatelles, Op. 126
BRAHMS 6 Klavierstücke, Op. 118
HAYDN Piano Sonata in G, Hob XVI/40

Monday 30th October, 2017: Van Kuijk Quartet
Nicolas Van Kuijk, Sylvain Favre-Bulle vlns, Grégoire Vecchioni vla, François Robin vc
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44 No. 2
JANÁČEK String Quartet No. 1
RAVEL String Quartet in F

Monday 27th November, 2017: Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) & James Baillieu (piano)
C. P. E. BACH Violin Sonata in D minor, H. 503
SCHUBERT Violin Sonata in A, D. 574
PROKOFIEV Violin Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80
C. P. E. BACH Fantasie in F minor, H. 536

Monday 29th January, 2018: Ensemble 360
Benjamin Nabarro, Claudia Ajmone-Marsan vlns, Ruth Gibson vla, Gemma Rosefield vc,
Adrian Wilson ob, Matthew Hunt cl, Amy Harman bsn, Naomi Atherton hn, Tim Horton pf
JANÁČEK Concertino
MOZART Quintet in E-flat for piano and winds, K. 452
KORNGOLD Piano Quintet in E, Op. 15

Monday 19th March, 2018: Gould Trio & Robert Plane
Benjamin Frith piano, Lucy Gould violin, Alice Neary cello, Robert Plane clarinet
BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in E-flat, Op. 1 No. 1
BRAHMS Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114
MESSIAEN Quatuor pour la fin du temps

Monday 16th April, 2018: Marmen Quartet
Johannes Marmen, Ricky Gore vlns, Bryony Gibson-Cornish vla, Steffan Morris vc
MOZART String Quartet in G, K. 387
PHILIP GLASS String Quartet No. 3 ‘Mishima’
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132

Tickets available from the Portsmouth Guildhall: 0844 453 9028

£18 full price, £16 concessions: book all six concerts and get a 20% discount – £86.40 for the whole season (£76.80 concs). Prices include booking fee and restoration levy.

All concerts start at 7.30pm at the Portsmouth Guildhall. Seating is unreserved with doors open from 7pm.

For further information, contact or 023 9284 3023


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