Coffee Concerts Summer 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…

Summer Concerts

Jun 16       Jun 23       Jul 7       Jul 14       Jul 21       Jul 28       Aug 4       Aug 11       Aug 18       Aug 25       Sep 1       Sep 8       Sep 15

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 – Summer 2024

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

Sunday June 23, 2024 at 11:15

Carducci String Quartet with Craig Ogden (guitar)

  • Mendelssohn, Fanny: String Quartet in E flat major
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 11 in F minor, op 95 (“Serioso”)

The Musicians

Carducci String Quartet
Craig Ogden

Sunday July 7, 2024 at 11:15

Catherina Lee (violin) and Angus Webster (piano)

  • Brahms: Violin Sonata no 2 in A major, op 100
  • Dvořák: Four Romantic Pieces, op 75
  • Fauré: Sonata no 1 in A major, op 13

The Musicians

Catherina Lee
Angus Webster

Sunday July 14, 2024 at 11:15

Armand Djikoloum (oboe) and Iyad Sughayer (piano)

  • Hindemith: Sonata
  • Boulanger, Lilli: Nocturne
  • Saint-Saëns: Sonata for Oboe and Piano in D major, op 166
  • Dranishnikova: Poème for Oboe and Piano
  • Mahler, Alma: Die stille Stadt
  • Schumann, Clara: Three Romances, op 22
  • Fauré: Après un Rêve
  • Bozza: Fantaisie Pastorale for Oboe and Piano, op 37

The Musicians

Armand Djikoloum
Iyad Sughayer

Sunday July 21, 2024 at 11:15

Heath Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet in B flat major, op 50 no 1, Hob. III:44 (“Prussian”)
  • Tippett: String Quartet no 2 in F sharp minor

The Musicians

Armand Djikoloum
Heath Quartet

Sunday July 28, 2024 at 11:15

Viv McLean (piano)

  • Bach: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arr Busoni)
  • Brahms: Drei Intermezzi, op 117
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 25 in G major, op 79
  • Chopin: Waltz in A minor, op 34 no 2
  • Chopin: Scherzo no 2 in B flat minor, op 31
  • Piazzolla: Oblivion and Libertango

The Musician

Viv McLean

Sunday August 4, 2024 at 11:15

Adderbury Ensemble

  • Haydn: String Quartet in C major, op 33 no 3, Hob III:39 (“The Bird”)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 9 in C major, op 59 no 3

The Musicians

Adderbury Ensemble

Sunday August 11, 2024 at 11:15

Viv McLean (piano), Chris Windass (viola) and Fiona Cross (clarinet)

  • Brahms: Sonata no 1 for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, op 120 no 1
  • Mozart: Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano in E flat major, K 498 (“Kegelstatt”)

The Musicians

Viv McLean
Chris Windass
Fiona Cross

Sunday August 18, 2024 at 11:15

Adderbury Ensemble

  • Vaughan Williams: String Quartet no 2 in A minor
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 23 in F major, K 590

The Musicians

Adderbury Ensemble

Sunday August 25, 2024 at 11:15

Joseph Havlat (piano)

  • Martinů: Three Czech Dances
  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in A major, Hob XVI:26
  • Dohnányi: Ruralia Hungarica, op 32/b

The Musician

Joseph Havlat

September 2024

The programmes for the final three Coffee Concerts of our summer 2024 season are yet to be confirmed. Here’s what we know so far:

  • Sunday September 1, 2024 at 11:15 — TBA
  • Sunday September 8, 2024 at 11:15 — Tim Horton
  • Sunday September 15, 2024 at 11:15 — Lawrence Power (viola) and Simon Crawford Philips (piano)