Music on Mondays

      Summer Festival

This year, 2022, we are hosting a special Summer Festival of varied secular music for your delectation. (Yes, it is actually in late Spring and early Summer.)

All concerts will be at 1pm on a Monday, with a retiring collection split equally between St Michael’s and the Musicians’ choice of charity.
Do join us in person or online!

Our   channel is here

 

     April
25th     Bruno Guastalla (Cello, Loutar) & Eric Clarke (Violin, Found Objects) present ‘Yarns’
Distinguished Oxford Duo, violin and cello maker Bruno Guastalla and Heather Professor of Music at Oxford University Eric Clarke, will play written and improvised music that draws on their own histories and influences. 

   May
9th       Paul Page (Solo Piano)
Paul Page is an experienced pianist, church organist, accompanist, piano teacher and choral singer. He enjoys many musical pursuits and has eclectic tastes from traditional folk and jazz to opera. Paul has been performing for the past 15 years in the Oxford area giving recitals in support of a number of local charities.

16th     Pavlova Winds & Malcolm Pearce (Piano)
Wendy Marks (oboe), Barbara Stuart (clarinet), Jenny Morgan (Horn), Simon Payne (Bassoon) & Malcolm Pearce (piano).
They will perform Mozart’s Quintet in Eb major for Piano and Winds K452 (1784)

23rd     Pete Watson (Accordion) & Giles Lewin (violin)  
Pete and Giles will treat us to folk music from Ukraine, other Eastern European countries and the Balkans.
Pete’s Website is here

30th     Duo Oriana: Isobel Clarke & Douglas MacMillan (recorders)   
Isobel and Douglas will present music spanning five centuries, centred on the HIgh Baroque period.

     June
6th       Skeleton Crew  present ‘Renaissance: A Concert of Early Music’ 
Jane Bliss (harp), Danny Chapman (cello), Andrew Kay (baroque flute & recorders), Quentin Miller (lute, recorder & percussion).

13th      J
azz Indolents
JI is an Oxford Jazz ensemble, led by Peter Lovett. They will play a selection of Jazz standards.

20th     Raymond Burley (solo guitar) presents ‘The Segovia Legacy’ 
Raymond’s programme will feature works written for and recorded by the great Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia (1893-1987)

27th      Ace Piano Trio  
Emma Chamberlain (cello), Andrew Blankfield (piano) and Claire Parkin (violin) will play
Dvorak’s Dumky Piano Trio and Paul Schofield’s Cafe Music (Jazz classical).

    July
4th       Kesia Decoté (piano & toy piano) presents ‘Stories from a Midsummer NIght’
Kesia is a Brazilian concert pianist and researcher at Oxford Brookes. She will play original music for us.

11th      Diana Beckett (soprano) & Peter Ward-Jones (piano)  
Diana and Peter will present a medley of romantic songs featuring Schumann, Verdi, Rossini, Poulenc, Strauss and Debussy.

18th      Coral Lancaster (cello) & Eppie Churcher (piano)
Coral and Eppie will present music from Russia and elsewhere.

25th      Christine Stevenson (solo piano)  
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Christine has graced the UK stage with distinction. Her programme is yet to be announced.

 

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Email: mom@smng.org.uk