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St Briavels Music Society

Registered Charity no.
1092645


This page last updated
Tue, Nov 29, 2016.

Wye Valley Music

We do not send physical tickets - we send acknowledgements by e-mail.
Just come and identify yourself at the desk on the day.

If you prefer to book by post send a cheque to
"Wye Valley Music, c/o The Village Shop, Brockweir, CHEPSTOW NP16 7NW" .

For all concerts you will be able to pay at the door at the time of the event, subject to capacity, but for pre- and post-concert events you need to book in advance.

NB! Silver members may reserve seats after booking online; all other seats are unreserved.

 

2016/2017 Season Events

 
JASPA Brass Quintet
Sat 17th Sep, 7:30 - St Briavels Church, St Briavels
Josh Barber, Angharad Grimwood, Sam Holburt, Peter Greenwood and Amy Harding
A varied programme of works for brass ensemble, including pieces by Gareth Wood, Jan Koetsier and Enrique Crespo

Book here: Non-member
£15:
Member
£12:
Student
£2:

Songs with and without Words
Sat 15th Oct, 7:30 - St Briavels Church, St Briavels
Alison Wray soprano Robert Osborne clarinet Charles Matthews piano

Arnold Cooke -
Ian Venables -
Edward German -
John McCabe -
-- o 0
Louis Spohr -
Felix Mendelssohn -
Franz Schubert -


 Three Songs of Innocence
 On the Wings of Love
 Song Without Words
 Three Folk Songs
 o --
 Six German Songs
 Songs Without Words (selection)
 The Shepherd on the Rock

Book here: Non-member
£15:
Member
£12:
Student
£2:

Ruisi String Quartet
Sun 27th Nov, 3:00 - Bridges Centre, Monmouth
Alessandro Ruisi and Greta Mutlu violins, Luba Tunnicliffe viola, Max Ruisi cello

A programme of String Quartets by Haydn:

     Quartet in G major Op.33 No.5
     Quartet in C major Op.20 No.2
     ----
     Quartet in D minor Op.9 No.4
     Quartet in B flat major Op.50 No.1

Founded in 2012 by brothers Alessandro and Max Ruisi, the Ruisi Quartet has quickly established a reputation as one of the leading British quartets of its generation. In 2015 the quartet were YCAT Finalists and won the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Young British String Players.

CONCERT SPONSORED BY THE RICHARD CARNE TRUST

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£15:
Member
£12:
Student
£2:

Joglaresa - Caroles of Nunnes & Roses
Sat 17th Dec, 7:30 - Bridges Centre, Monmouth
Belinda Sykes director, Sianed Jones voice, Angela Hicks harp
May Robertson fidel, Louise Anna Duggan dulcimer, percussion and voice

A special Christmas programme by the UK's most popular medieval ensemble: "Celebrating all that is sinful, subversive, or downright criminal". The Telegraph has commented on their "luxuriantly ornamental solos ... irresistibly catchy tunes ... compulsive rhythmic energy".

...includes mulled wine and mince pies! - (Advance booking encouraged)

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£18:
Mem/Stu
£15:

Clare Hammond (piano)
Sun 19th Feb 2017, 3:00 - St Briavels Church, St Briavels
The welcome return of this outstanding and successful young pianist with an exciting programme that includes works by BEETHOVEN, FAURE and DUTILLEUX.

In May 2016 Clare Hammond won the Young Artist category at the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards for outstanding achievement in 2015. The annual RPS Music Awards are the highest recognition for live classical music in the UK.

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£18:
Member
£15:
Student
£2:

Alamire Early Music Consort
Sat 18th Mar, 2017 7:30 - St Mary's Priory Church, Monmouth
Alamire Early Music Consort, director David Skinner

Approaching its 10th anniversary year, award- winning Alamire boasts some of the finest consort singers in the world. Inspired by the great choral works of the medieval and early modern periods, the ensemble creates imaginative programmes to illustrate musical and historical themes.

CONCERT SPONSORED BY JOHN OSBORN

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£15:
Member
£12:
Student
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Song Recital by RWCMD students
Sun 2nd Apr, 2017 3:00 - St Briavels Church, St Briavels
Rachel Goode (soprano), Richard Young (tenor) and Michael Young (piano)

     1. Seven Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy Songs) Op.55 Dvorak (RG)
     2.Three Songs - Come to me in my dreams; Mantle of Blue; Love went A-Riding Bridge (RY)
     3. Three Songs - Sleep; Snow; Desire in Spring Gurney (RY)
     4. Two Neapolitan Songs - Santa Lucia; Torno a Sorriento Trad. (RY)
     5. Song to the moon (from Roussalka) Dvorak (RG)
        --
     6. DUET Libiamo ne lieti calici (from La Traviata) Verdi
     7. Questo o quella (from Rigoletto Verdi RY
     8. Quando men vo (from La Boheme) Puccini (RG)
     9. DUET O suave Fanciulla (from La Boheme) Puccini
    10. You are my Heart's delight (from The Land of Smiles) Lehar (RY)
    11. Vilia (from The Merry Widow) Lehar (RG)
    12. DUET Waltz (from The Merry Widow Lehar
    13. T.B.A.
    14. Can't help Lovin' dat `Man (from Showboat) Kern/Hammerstein (RG)
    15. DUET Tonight (from West side story) Bernstein

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£7:
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£5:
Student
£2:

Abingdon Wind Quintet
Sat 22nd Apr, 2017 7:30 - St Briavels Church, St Briavels
Epsie Thompson flute Imogen Davies oboe Sarah Hoyle bassoon Sam Gillespie clarinet Maude Wolstenhome horn

The Abingdon Quintet was formed in October 2014, just after the members began their undergraduate studies at the Royal Academy of Music, where they have access to world class tutors and have received coaching from many Academy professors. The Quintet gets its name from the Abingdon House School, where the group are able to rehearse on a regular basis.

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£15:
Member
£12:
Student
£2: