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Sunday Morning Concert: Lotte Betts Dean and Dimitris Soukaras

Posted on December 13, 2021

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Described as singing ‘with warmth, joy and an open heart’ Lotte returns with guitarist Dmitris Soukaras. ‘Travels with a Guitar’ leads us from the haunting tunes of John Dowland via guitar music from Greece to the vibrant rhythms of Manuel de Falla.

Sunday Afternoon Concert: Alexandra Dariescu

Posted on December 13, 2021

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With her effortless musicality, captivating stage presence and generosity of spirit, Alexandra Dariescu has won the hearts of audiences and critics in prestigious venues all over the world. She certainly dazzled at her previous performances at Rook Lane Chapel. This time she returns with a full length concert of impressionist inspired French music.

Sunday Morning Concert: Passercaglia

Posted on December 13, 2021

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Passacaglia Trio’s new programme features music for flute, viola da gamba and harpsichord composed for Frederick the Great. ‘To Touch the Heart’ includes CPE Bach’s music and works by three talented women composers of the court.

Sunday Morning Concert: Laefer Quartet

Posted on December 13, 2021

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In 2017 the Laefer Saxaphone Quartet delighted our audience. This time expect an exciting programme with transcriptions of Ferenc Farkas and Stravinsky and original works for saxophone quartet by Guillermo Lago and Joel Love.

Sunday Afternoon Concert: Kammerphilharmonie Europa SOLD OUT

Posted on December 12, 2021

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We present the long awaited re-scheduled performance by Kammerphilharmonie Europa, previously purchased tickets for this concert are still valid for this performance. SOLD OUT

Kris Drever & Rachel Baimen Concert

Posted on December 10, 2021

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On the heels of their respective new solo albums, Scottish folk star Kris Drever (LAU), and Nashville based Americana artist Rachel Baiman present a joint tour of the UK and Scotland in Spring 2022, featuring solo sets from each as well as unique collaborations drawing on their respective original material.

Tea Concert: Sherry Shen & Agnese Contadini

Posted on September 7, 2021

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As highly sought-after orchestral and chamber musicians, Sherry Shen and Agnese Contadini come together with a wonderfully appealing programme. From Saint-Saen’s serene Swan to the evocative strains of Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango, this enchanting duo will serve up delightful tea-time treats!

Tea Concert: A4 Brass Quartet

Posted on September 6, 2021

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Frome Concert Group and Rook Lane are pleased to welcome back A4 Brass Quartet, for what we feel sure will be another exciting kaleidoscope of music, “to take the listener on a journey in which they are never quite certain what lies around the corner”

Tea Concert: Echea Quartet

Posted on September 6, 2021

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With numerous prizes already to their name, the Echea Quartet are most definitely ‘one to watch’! Currently Chamber Music Fellows at the Royal College of Music, this dazzling young quartet present a gorgeous programme of Schubert, Kurtag and Haydn – sit back and enjoy these rising stars!

Tea Concert: Dramma Per Musica

Posted on August 23, 2021

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Music from a golden age of English composition! Entitled Shakespeare Restored the programme includes settings by Shakespeare’s contemporaries as well as later works connected to restoration productions. Expect a glorious combination of Comedy, History and Tragedy from this exciting young ensemble to include music by Purcell, Locke and Morley.

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