Coffee Concerts Spring 2024 Programme

Welcome to the Spring 2024 Season of Coffee Concerts. Scroll down for full details of all the concerts lined up for this spring, or click on the appropriate date below to see what’s happening on that particular day…

Spring Concerts

Mar 24    Apr 7    Apr 14    Apr 21    Apr 28    May 5    May 12    May 19    May 26    Jun 2    Jun 9    Jun 16    Jun 23

Every “virtual” Coffee Concert is still available to enjoy on our YouTube channel

If you haven’t yet managed to catch all the superb performances we recorded at the height of the pandemic, never fear! They’re all still available at the YouTube link above (red icon). The costs involved in producing those concerts included venue hire during recording, musicians’ fees, video production and editing, and communications expenses. If you have enjoyed any of them, please consider making a donation to help us recover those costs. You can use the “Donate” button below to send us funds via Paypal or your credit/debit card. Alternatively, you can (if you prefer) use the email form on the Contact Us page of this website to request details of how to donate directly by cheque or Faster Payment.

Coffee Concerts – Spring 2024

Sunday June 23, 2024 at 11:15

Carducci String Quartet with Craig Ogden (guitar)

  • Boccherini: Guitar Quintet no 4 in D major, G 448 (“Fandango”)

  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Quintet, op 143

  • Clarke: Poem

The Musicians

Carducci String Quartet
Craig Ogden

11:15 Sunday June 16, 2024

Jâms Coleman (piano), Irène Duval (violin), Edgar Francis (viola) and Tim Posner (cello)

  • Mozart: Piano Quartet no 1 in G minor, K 478
  • Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat major, op 47

The Musicians

Jâms Coleman
Irène Duval
Edgar Francis
Tim Posner

11:15 Sunday June 9, 2024

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Quintet featuring Viv McLean

  • Bridge: Three Idylls
  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 2 in A major, op 81

The Musicians

Adderbury Ensemble
Viv McLean

11:15 Sunday June 2, 2024

Leonore Piano Trio

  • Fauré: Piano Trio in D minor, op 120
  • Ravel Piano Trio, op.67

The Musicians

Leonore Piano Trio

11:15 Sunday May 26, 2024

Kleio String Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet in D major, op 76 no 5, Hob III:79
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 13 in G major, op 106

The Musicians

Kleio String Quartet

11:15 Sunday May 19, 2024

Alasdair Beatson (piano)

  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 30 in E major, op 109
  • Webern: Variations for Piano, op 27
  • Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, op 13

The Musician

Alasdair Beatson

Sunday May 12, 2024

Bidwells Town & Gown 10k

Bidwells Oxford 10k is the oldest run in the series. It started in 1982 inspired by a local boy, Daniel Cleaver, who had muscular dystrophy. His father and local runners set up the event as a fun run to raise funds for muscular dystrophy and still to this day all profits from the events go to Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK).

11:15 Sunday May 5, 2024

Adrian Bradbury (cello), John Bradbury (clarinet) and Andrew West (piano)

  • Brahms: Trio in A minor for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, op 114
  • Schumann: Fantasiestücke for Clarinet and Piano, op 73
  • Bruch: Eight Pieces, op 83 (nos 3, 6 and 8)

The Musicians

Adrian Bradbury
John Bradbury
Andrew West

11: 15 Sunday April 28, 2024

Daniel Lebhardt (piano)

  • Mozart: Fantasia no 4 in C minor, K 475
  • Schubert: Piano Sonata no 21 in B flat major, D960

The Musician

Daniel Lebhardt

11:15 Sunday April 21, 2024

Barbican Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet in D major, op 20, no 4, Hob III:34
  • Ravel: String Quartet in F major

The Musicians

Barbican Quartet

11:15 Sunday April 14, 2024

Mithras Piano Trio

  • Tailleferre: Piano Trio
  • Boulanger: D’un soir triste
  • Boulanger: D’un matin du printemps
  • Fauré: Piano Trio in D minor, op 120

The Musicians

Mithras Piano Trio

11:15 Sunday April 7, 2024

Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux (violin) and Joseph Havlat (piano)

  • Szymanowski: Myths, op 30
  • Poulenc: Violin Sonata, FP 119
  • Szymanowski: Wsyła burzycka, op 58 no 2 (arr Joseph Havlat)
  • Szymanowski: A pod borem siwe kunie , op 58 no 5 (arr Joseph Havlat)
  • Szymanowski: Bzicem kunia, op 58 no 6 (arr Joseph Havlat)
  • Schubert: Rondo Brilliant in B minor, D 895

The Musicians

Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux
Joseph Havlat

14:00 Sunday March 24, 2024

Sacconi String Quartet

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 22 in B flat major, K 589
  • Britten: String Quartet no 3 in G major, op 94

The Musicians

Sacconi String Quartet