Coffee Concerts Spring 2023 Programme

Welcome to the Spring 2023 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 26    Apr 9    Apr 16    Apr 23    Apr 30    May 7    May 14    May 21    May 28    Jun 4    Jun 11    Jun 18    Jun 25

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 2023

Sunday June 25, 2023 at 11:15

Alastair Ross (harpsichord) and George Ross (cello)

  • Geminiani: Cello Sonatas, op 5
  • Scarlatti: TBA
  • Duphly: TBA
  • Handel: TBA

The Musicians

Alastair Ross

George Ross

Sunday June 18, 2023 at 11:15

Ariel Lanyi (piano)

  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 2 in A major, op 2 no 2
  • Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, op 13 (with five posthumous variations)

The Musician

Ariel Lanyi

Sunday June 11, 2023 at 11:15

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

  • Schubert: Fantasie for Violin and Piano in C major, D 934
  • Enescu: Ménétrier — Impressions d’enfance, op 28
  • Szymanowski: Myths, op 30 (1915)

The Musicians

Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux
Joseph Havlat

Sunday June 4, 2023 at 11:15

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Bradley Creswick

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18 no 5
  • Borodin: String Quartet no 2 in D major

The Musicians

Adderbury Ensemble

Sunday May 28, 2023 at 11:15

Barbican Quartet

  • Lisney: C’est L’Extase (commissioned by Barbican Quartet, 2023)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 15 in A minor, op 132

The Musicians

Barbican Quartet

Sunday May 21, 2023 at 11:15

Paddington Trio

  • Brahms: Piano Trio no 2 in C Major, op 87
  • Shostakovich: Piano Trio no 2 in E minor, op 67

The Musicians

Paddington Trio

Sunday May 14, 2023 at 11:15

No Coffee Concert due to Fun Run in Aid of Muscular Dystrophy

Bidwells Oxford Town and Gown 10k

Sunday May 7, 2023 at 11:15

Carducci String Quartet with Chris Windass (viola)

  • Haydn: String Quartet no 63 in B flat major, op 76 no 4, Hob III:78 (“Sunrise”)
  • Mozart: String Quintet no 4 in G minor, K 516

The Musicians

Carducci String Quartet

Sunday April 30, 2023 at 11:15

Alice Neary (cello) and Viv McLean (piano)

  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata no 3 in A major, op 69
  • Franck: Sonata in A major (arranged for Cello and Piano)

The Musicians

Alice Neary
Viv McLean

April 23, 2023 at 11:15

Consone String Quartet

  • Chevalier de Saint-Georges: String Quartet no 3 in G minor, op 1 no 3
  • Haydn: String Quartet no 52 in E flat major, op 64 no 6, Hob III:64
  • Onslow: String Quartet no 12 in E major, op 10 no 3

The Musicians

Consone String Quartet

Sunday April 16, 2023 at 11:15

Tim Horton (piano)

  • Haydn: Piano Sonata no 56 in D major, Hob XVI:42
  • Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2 (”Moonlight“)

The Musician

Tim Horton

Sunday April 9, 2023 at 11:15

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

  • Adolpha Le Beau: Piano Quartet no 2 in F minor, op 28
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet no 2 in A major, op 26

The Musicians

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Sunday March 26, 2023 at 11:15

Lynn Arnold (piano), Jaren Ziegler (viola) and Aris Sabetai (cello)

  • Brahms: Viola Sonata no 1 in F minor, op 120 no 1
  • Knox: Pocket Concerto
  • Pärt: Fratres
  • Bridge: Two pieces
  • Vierne: Le Soir

The Musicians

Lynn Arnold
Jaren Ziegler
Aris Sabetai