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.


25th May

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  • Szymanowski, Karol: Nocturne and Tarantella, Op. 28. Itamar Golan, pno., Kyung Wha Chung, vln.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Movement for Wind sextet. Nash Ensemble .
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: String Quartet No. 7 in F Sharp minor, Op.108. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: Sonata for flute and harp. mobius .
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: String Quintet. Charmian Gadd, vln., Cho Young-Chang, vlc., Rainer Moog, vla., Solomia Soroka, vln., Theodore Kuchar, vla.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Cinq Melodies,Op.35b. Gidon Kremer, vln., Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Bowman, Calvin: Leunig songs: 'Real and Right and True'. Ian Munro, pno., Sara Macliver, sop.
  • Anderson, Andrew: Miniatures. Omega Ensemble .

  • 18th May

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  • Schumann: Three Romances, Op.94. Steven Isserlis, vlc., Denes Varjon, pno.
  • Schumann: Twelve Poems, Op.35. Joerg Demus, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Brahms: Horn Trio in E flat, Op.40. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Barry Tuckwell, horn, Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Poulenc: Sonata for clarinet and bassoon. Michel Portal, cl., Amaury Wallez, bsn.
  • Edwards: String Quartet No.2, Shekina Fantasy. Goldner String Quartet.

  • 11th May

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  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pieces de clavecinen concerts No.5 in D minor, RCT11(1741) arr. Chryslais Trio I. La Forqureay, II. La Cupin, III. La Marais, Chrysalis Trio
  • Williams, Natalie: The Chrysalis Game, Chrysalis Trio
  • Debussy, Claude: Sonate for flute, viola and harp, Chrysalis Trio
  • Beethoven: Trio in C, Op.87. John Abberger, oboe, Marc Schachman, oboe, Lani Spahr, cor ang.
  • Farrenc: Cello Sonata in B flat major, Op.46 Kirsten Whitson, cello, Mary Ellen Haupert, piano
  • Schubert: Der Winterabend, D938. Gerald Moore, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.

  • 4th May

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Sonata in C, K14. Lise Daoust, fte., Louise Besette, pno.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Trio in D minor, Hob.XV:23. Beaux Arts Trio .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Quartet in D, WoO 36/2. New Zealand Piano Quartet .
  • Schumann, Robert: Spanish Songcycle, Op.74. Anke Vondung, m-sop., Christoph Berner, pno., Konrad Jarnot, bass-baritone, Marlis Petersen, sop., Werner Gura, ten.
  • Borodin, Alexander: String Quintet in F minor. Otto Kertesz, vlc. New Budapest Quartet .

  • 27th April

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  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Variations on a Theme from Silvana, Op.33. Julius Drake, pno., Victoria Soames, cl.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Blessing at night, Op.64/5. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Thomas Hampson, bar.
  • von Preussen, Ferdinand: Octet in F, Op.12. Consortium Classicum .
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Pieces for String Quartet, Op.81. Eroica Quartet .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Quartet in E. Elysian Quartet .
  • Butterworth, Arthur: Piano Trio No.1, Op.73. Terroni Piano Trio .

  • 20th April

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  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Sonatina for clarinet and piano, Ludmila Peterkova, clarinet, Tomas Visek, piano.
  • Glass, Philip: String Quartet No.4, 'Buczak'. Carducci Quartet .
  • Rubbra, Edmund: Five Spenser sonnets, Op.43. Martyn Hill, ten. Endellion String Quartet .
  • Wiren, Dag: Piano Trio No.1, Op.6. Trio Anima Mundi .
  • Kvandal, Johan: Nonet No.2, Op.57. Queensland Wind Soloists .
  • Benjamin, Arthur: Viola Sonata. Esther van Stralen, vla., Ian Munro, pno.
  • Stanhope, Paul: The arch window. Marshall McGuire, harp .

  • 13th April

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  • Onslow, Georges: String Quintet in D minor, Op.78/1. Bruno Pasquier, vla., Yvon Caracilly, vln. French StringTrio .
  • Berlioz, Hector: La mort d'Ophelie, Op.18/2. La Belle Isabeau, Op.19/5 Dalton Baldwin, pno., Janice Taylor, m-sop.
  • Lalo, Edouard: Piano Trio No.2 in B minor. Trio Henry .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: String Quartet No.2 in G, Op. 153. Medici String Quartet .
  • Duparc, Henri: Ecstacy, Sigh, Dalton Baldwin, pno., Gerard Souzay, bar.
  • Chaminade, Cecile: Flute Concertino, Op.107. Laurel Zucker, fte., Robin Sutherland, pno.

  • 6th April

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  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Third Tenebrae Lesson for Good Friday, H.137. Christoph Pregardien, ten., Dominique Visse, alto., Harry van Berne, ten., Kai Wessel, alto., Klaus Mertens, bass, Peter Kooy, bass Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von: The crowning with thorns from The Sorrowful Mysteries. Sonnerie .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Aria: Erwage, wie sein blutgefrbter Rucken from St. John Passion, BWV245. Matthew Beale, ten. Collegium Novum, Edward Higginbottom.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Hob.III:50-56, Op.51 Kodaly Quartet
  • Messiaen, Olivier: Amen of the Death Agony of Jesus. Alexandre Rabinovitch, pno., Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Part, Arvo: Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem (St. John Passion): Et Ex Illa Hora... Mark Anderson, ten., Robert Macdonald, bass Tonus Peregrinus/Antony Pitts.
  • Part, Arvo (arr. Dickson, Amy): Spiegel im Spiegel. Amy Dickson, sax., Catherine Milledge, pno.