The Adderbury Ensemble brings together some of the UK’s top musicians to perform the world’s finest chamber music…

Summer 2016 concerts


Church of St Mary the Virgin (Map)
Mill Lane
Adderbury, BANBURY
OX17 3LP

Sunday, July 24 at 19:45

Chamber Orchestra Concert

  • Mozart: Symphony no 40
  • Schubert: Symphony no 5

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The Radcliffe Centre (Map)
Church Street
MK18 1EG

Friday, July 22 at 19:30
  • Mozart: Piano Trio in B flat major, K502
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op 70, No 1 – “Ghost”

Oxford, University Church

University Church of St Mary the Virgin (Map)
High Street

Monday, August 1 at 19:30

Chamber Orchestra Concert

  • Handel: Solomon, HWV 67 – “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba”
  • Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No 3 in D major, RV428 – “Il gardellino”
  • Vivaldi: Concerto in E Major, Op 8, No 1, RV269 – “Spring” (from the Four Seasons)
  • Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor, Op 8, No 2, RV315 – “Summer” (from the Four Seasons)
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D major, BWV1050
  • Pachelbel: Canon in D major

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Oxford, Holywell

Holywell Music Room (Map)
Holywell Street

Sunday, July 17 at 11:15
  • Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor, K478
  • Dvořák: Piano Quartet no 2 in E flat major, op 87

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Sunday, August 28 at 11:15
  • Ireland: Phantasie Trio in A minor
  • Alwyn: Two of the Twelve Preludes for Solo Piano
  • Vaughan Williams: Piano Quintet in C minor

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Sunday, September 4 at 11:15
  • Schumann: Arabeske in C major, op 18
  • Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op 44

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Sunday, September 18 at 11:15
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 2 in G major, op 18, no 2
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 – “American”

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Tchaikovsky, Elgar, Grainger

Tchaikovsky: Serenade in C major
Elgar: Serenade in E minor
Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry / Molly on the Shore

Chamber Music by Veale & Crawford

Veale: String Quartet, Tryptich for Recorder & String Quartet, etc
Crawford: Elegaic Quintet for Recorder & String Quartet, etc

Mozart (Flute, Oboe & Clarinet Works)

Flute Quartet in D, K285, Quartet in F for Oboe & Strings, K370, Clarinet Quintet in A major, K581

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

La Primavera (Spring)
L’estate (Summer)
L’autunno (Autumn)
L’inverno (Winter)

Johann Sebastian Bach Concertos

Concerto for Oboe, Violin & Strings, Concerto for Viola & Strings, Concerto for Harpsichord, Flute, Violin & Strings, etc

Playing Baroque

Works by Handel, Telemann, Pachelbel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Albinoni and Corelli

Playing Baroque II – Concertos

Works by Telemann, Johann Sebastian Bach, Vivaldi, Quantz, Marcello and Sammartini

Music for Seven

Maurice Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro, Richard Strauss’s Metamorphosen, Camille Saint-Saëns Septet

Our players…

All the Adderbury Ensemble players are among the leading performers in their field. Click on the “Biography” button below each image to find out more about them.