The Revolutionary Drawing Room

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Sunday 6th September at 4pm St Mary Magdalene, Thornham Magna Adrian Butterfield & Kathryn Parry violins  Rachel Stott viola  Ruth Alford cello Josef Haydn: opus 33 no.3 ‘The Bird’ Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Quartet no.6 in A major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: K387 … Continue reading

Summer Music 2015

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A Weekend festival of four concerts directed by Corentin Chassard Four programmes of works by Haydn, Mozart, Brahms, Bruch, Messiaen, Piazzola, and many more: classical and romantic works, classic pieces from the 20th century, alongside some short pieces from contemporary composers. Aisha Orazbayeva, Rosie Kennally, Charlotte … Continue reading

Louis de Bernières at Yaxley Hall

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Louis de Bernières reads from recent and unpublished works by kind invitation of Dominic Richards a fund-raising event for Thornham Summer Music 2015 4pm, Sunday 28th June 2015 at Yaxley Hall On the eve of the publication of a major … Continue reading

Viva Voce: Music for a Summer Evening

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Saturday 13th June 2015 7pm St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna Viva Voce Singers present a mixed programme of nineteenth century sacred music, English madrigals and close harmony arrangements of popular classic songs. Tickets £10 with refreshments included. To reserve for this concert … Continue reading

Rameau & Bach

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St Mary Magdalene Thornham Magna Sunday 12th October 2014 at 3pm music by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and Jean-Philippe Rameau Jennifer Morsches baroque cello Robin Bigwood harpsichord A concert in celebration of two most significant composers of the 18th century … Continue reading

Summer Music July 2014

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Corentin Chassard and colleagues return for this year’s festival which will feature works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and more: 17th – 20th July 2014. Leslie Boulin Raulet, Xandrija Edwins and Hun Ouk Park violins, Elitsa Bogdanova and Becky Hopkin violas, Axelle Porret and Corentin Chassard cellos, Vesselina Tchakarova … Continue reading

Jennifer Morsches : The Violoncello Piccolo

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(photo: Taro Takeuchi) Saturday 15th March 12 noon St Mary’s Thornham Parva The Violoncello Piccolo a solo recital on a rarely heard instrument music by Georg Philip Telemann and Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Jennifer Morsches An almost forgotten precursor … Continue reading