Performance Diaries

The musicians of the Gaudier Ensemble are of course, professional musicians in their own right and are members of other Ensembles or Orchestras around the country.

Here, you may find out more about our musicians’ performance bookings for the forthcoming months and is regularly updated. In addition, many musicians have their own websites, Twitter accounts and some write blogs.

Lesley Hatfield

April 20th: Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbott : recital with Huw Watkins, including Beethoven ‘Spring’ Sonata, Ravel Sonata, Prokofiev Cinq Melodies and Schumann Three Romances

May 4th: Brangwen Hall Swansea: BBC NOW/ Swensen : Bruckner7th Symphony

June 2nd: St David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire:BBC NOW/ Carter: including Sibelius 3rd Symphony, Vaughan Williams ‘Tallis Fantasia’

June 7th: St David’s Hall, Cardiff: BBC NOW/ Sondergard: Shostakovich 5th Symphony

June 15th: St. David’s Hall, Cardiff: BBC NOW/ Stern: Bernstein

June 23rd:Aldeburgh: BBC NOW/ Wigglesworth: Dvorak 9th Symphony

July 7th Cheltenham Festival: BBC NOW/Brabbins: Tippett ‘Corelli Fantasia’, Elgar ‘Introduction and Allegro’

July 12-15: Penarth, S. Glamorgan: Penarth Chamber Music Festival

July 20th, 21st, August 1st, Royal Albert Hall, London: BBC NOW Prom Concerts.

Sally Pendlebury

Currently: Performing with the Fitzwilliam Quartet of whom she is now a member, over the next few months.

April: The Fitzwilliam Quartet has their own festival in St Andrews.

May: Hay-on-Wye festival with Fitzwilliam Quartet.

mid July: Fitzwilliam Quartet will be recording Schubert’s Death and the Maiden and Rosamunde Quartets on gut strings.

20th June at 3pm: Playing with l’Ensemble de Note at St John’s Smith Square in London. It will be interesting; Beethoven’s own arrangement of his 2nd Symphony for piano trio and his ‘Bei Maennern’ Magic Flute Variations for cello and piano.

The night before Cerne Abbas Rehearsals begin in Dorset she will be performing in a BBC Prom with The World Orchestra for Peace (otherwise known as WOP!)

Susan Tomes

April 1 at 3pm: Perth Piano Sundays. Yes, I know it’s Easter Sunday, but why not spend the afternoon listening to some lovely music? I’ll be ‘exploring the classics’, talking about Haydn and Beethoven before performing the pieces.

April 9-15: I’m chairing the jury of the Lyon International Chamber Music Competition in France

May 5 at 3pm: (please note start time), Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh: in the final lecture-recital of my series at The Brunton, I’ll be ‘exploring the classics’ by talking about and performing Schubert’s great A major Sonata, one of his last piano works.

June 14-17: Marryat Chamber Music Festival, London – I’ll be playing in several concerts over the four days of this festival held in a beautiful home and garden in Wimbledon.

July 26-29: Cerne Abbas Music Festival, Cerne Abbas, Dorset – my annual trip to this delightful Dorset village for more high-quality chamber music with the Gaudier Ensemble. This festival is very popular locally, so book your tickets early if you want to get in! @susantomespiano

Stephen Williams

Currently: Playing and recording soundtracks for films.

March 30: St. John Passion at St.John Smiths Square with Polyphony

April 3: Dvorak Serenade at Cadogan Hall , London with the ECO

May 19: Bampton in Oxfordshire playing Mozart and Hummel in the Music in Country Churches series.

June 22: Peasmarsh Festival playing Bernstein with Britten Sinfonia

Cerne Abbas Music Festival 2018