A masterful exploration of the rich world of chamber music and song, in its many diverse forms, from the 18th century to the present day.


19th July

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  • Tartini, Giuseppe: Violin sonata in D, BD.19. Locatelli Trio .
  • Leclair, Jean-Marie: Sonata in G, Op. 9/7. Christoph Huntgeburth, fte., Hildegard Perl, viola da gamba, Mitzi Meyerson, hpschd.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin sonata in C, RV3. Fabio Biondi, vln., Maurizio Naddeo, vlc., Paolo Pandolfo, bass viol, Rinaldo Alessandrini, hpschd., Rolf Lislevand, theorbo .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata BWV 57, Blessed is the man. Mark Padmore, ten., Peter Kooy, bass, Sarah Connolly, m-sop., Vasilika Jezovsek, sop. Collegium Vocale Ghent/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Telemann, George Philipp: Trio in Eminor for flute, oboe and basso continuo from Tafelmusik Production II, Musica Amphion
  • Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von: Partita No.3 in A. Purcell Quartet .
  • Philidor, Pierre-Danican: Suite for Flute, Violin and Continuo in G. Ensemble Battistin .

  • 12th July

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  • Reinecke, Carl (arr. Kohler, Ernesto): From the Cradle to the Grave, Op.202. Fenwick Smith, fte., Hugh Hinton, pno.
  • Maier, Amanda: Piano Trio in E flat. Bengt Forsberg, pno., Cecilia Zilliacus, vln., Kati Raitinen, vlc.
  • Maier, Amanda: Four Songs. Bengt Forsberg, pno., Sabina Bisholt, sop.
  • Nielsen, Carl: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op.13, FS4. The Young Danish String Quartet .
  • Sibelius, Jean: Sonata in A minor. Folke Grasbeck, pno., Jaakko Kuusisto, vln.

  • 5th July

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Trio in G, Hob.XV:25, Gypsy. Christophe Coin, vlc., Erich Hobarth, vln., Patrick Cohen, pno.
  • Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von: String Quartet No.1 in D. Franz Schubert Quartet .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Divertimento in B flat, K.240. Amadeus Winds/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Wie unglucklich bin ich nit, K147, Sei du mein Trost, K391, Lied zur Gesellenreise, K468, Das Traumbild, K530, Christoph Berner, pno., Werner Gura, ten.
  • Haydn M: String quintet in B flat, P.105. L'Archibudelli .
  • Boccherini, Luigi: Piano Quintet in A, Op.57/1. Riccardo Caramella, pno. Zagreb String Quartet .

  • 28th June

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  • Herzogenberg, Heinrich von: Trio in D, Op.61. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Ingo Goritski, oboe, Ricardo Requejo, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Nine Songs, Op.32. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Trio No.3 in C minor, Op.101. Macquarie Trio .
  • Berwald, Franz: String Quartet No.3 in E flat. Yggdrasil Quartet .
  • Holland, Dulcie: Cello Sonata. Gary Williams, vlc., Max Olding, pno.

  • 21st June

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  • Schubert, Franz: Octet in F, D.72. German Wind Soloists .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Sonata in A, Op.12/2. David Breitman, pno., Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln.
  • Cherubini, Luigi: String Quartet No.4 in E. Melos Quartet .
  • Wolf, Hugo:Bedeckt mich mit Blumen, Tief im Herzen trag' ich Pein, Bitt' ihn, o Mutter, In dem Schatten meiner Locken, Alle gingen, Herz, zu ruh, Geh' Geliebte, From the Spanish Songbook. James Levine, pno., Jessye Norman, sop.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Clarinet quintet in B flat, Op.34. Eduard Brunner, cl. Hagen String Quartet .

  • 14th June

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  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Nonet. Dartington Ensemble .
  • Glanville-Hicks, Peggy: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. Gerald English, ten., Roland Peelman, pno.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri (arr. Tsyganov, Dimitri): Nineteen preludes from Op.34. Eleonora Turovsky, vln., Peter Pettinger, pno.
  • Scott, Cyril: Clarinet Quintet. Alice Neary, vlc., David Adams, vla., Lucy Gould, vln., Mia Cooper, vln., Robert Plane, cl.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Wild Swans Suite. Streeton Trio .
  • Westlake, Nigel: Refractions at Summer Cloud Bay. Australia Ensemble .
  • Vine, Carl: Knips Suite: excerpts. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Broadstock, Brenton: I touched your glistening tears. Elyane Laussade, pno., Stephen Robinson, oboe .

  • 7th June

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  • Berwald, Franz: Piano trio No.4 in C. Gyorgy Kertesz, vlc., Jozsef Modrian, vln., Kalman Drafi, pno.
  • Schumann, Robert: Spanish Lovesongs, Op.138. Anke Vondung, m-sop., Camillo Radicke, pno., Christoph Berner, pno., Konrad Jarnot, bass-baritone, Marlis Petersen, sop., Werner Gura, ten.
  • Gebauer, Francois Rene: Wind Quintet No. 3 in C minor. Le Concert Impromptu .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: String Quartet No.3 in E Flat minor, Op.30. Ying Quartet .

  • 31st May

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  • Vainberg, Moishei: Piano Quintet Op.18. Moishei Vainberg, pno. Borodin String Quartet .
  • Medtner, Nikolai: Eight Songs, Op.24. Geoffrey Tozer, pno., Ludmilla Andrew, sop.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Viola Sonata in C, Op.147, arr. Cello. Jaromir Klepac, pno., Michal Kanka, vlc.
  • Stanhope, Paul: String Quartet No.2. Australian String Quartet .

  • 24th May

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  • Chausson, Ernest: Piece in C Major, Op.39. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Smalley, Roger: Trio. Perihelion .
  • Bacewicz, Grazyna: Sonata No.4. Anita Pontremoli, pno., Terri Pontremoli, vln.
  • Maconchy, Elizabeth: String Quartet No. 3. Hanson String Quartet .