The Endelienta Ensemble
Saturday 21 July, 7.30pm
Prokofiev Classical Symphony
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4
We are delighted to welcome back the Endelienta Ensemble, a chamber orchestra made up of music students and young professionals from London and Cambridge, conducted by Adam Hickox and Rees Webster. Adam is currently studying for an MA in Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music. Rees is studying oboe as a scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Last summer they wowed us with electrifying performances – we can expect an equally thrilling experience this time.
Tickets £10. Accompanied under 16-s free.
The Dante Quartet
Friday 22 June, 7.30pm
Tchaikovsky no. 1 in D
Shostakovich no. 4
Beethoven op 135
The Dante Quartet, one of the UK’s finest ensembles, is known for its imaginative programming and impassioned performances. The wide age-range of the Quartet’s members creates an exciting blend of youthful enthusiasm with richness of experience and consummate technical skill. The Quartet has been honoured with the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Chamber Music and has received international awards for its recordings.
They are frequently heard on Radio 3, and have appeared many times at the Wigmore Hall and Kings Place, as well as at the UK’s foremost festivals. They have performed widely in Europe and in Japan.
The Quartet has set up a centre for the development of young chamber music groups here in North Cornwall. A central focus of their year is the Dante Summer Festival, held in various locations in the Tamar Valley. This year’s dates are 10-15 July.
For details see www.dantefestival.org.
“Playing of spellbinding atmosphere” (The Guardian)
Tickets £15 (nave), £10 (aisles). Accompanied under 16-s free (aisle seats only).
Bristol University Madrigal Ensemble
Friday 15 June, 7.30pm
The highly popular Ensemble returns to St Endellion with a delightful mixed programme of madrigals and part songs.
BUME is a 16-strong auditioned choir from the University of Bristol conducted by David Bevan. The Ensemble performs unaccompanied part-songs from across the ages, from Renaissance madrigals and polyphonic masses to contemporary art song and jazz.
Each year the choir tours to Cornwall at the end of the Summer term. This will be its 36th annual tour.
Suggested donation £5.