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

Spring 2018 Concerts

We’ll add more dates to the current season as they’re confirmed. Watch this space!

March 23, 2018 at 19:30 in Buckingham

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet with Viv McLean (piano)

  • Beethoven: String Quartet in C minor, op 18, no 4
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 6 in F minor, op 80
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op 44

March 25, 2018 at 19:30 in Chipping Norton

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet with Viv McLean (piano)

  • Beethoven: String Quartet in C minor, op 18, no 4
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 6 in F minor, op 80
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op 44

April 1, 2018 at 11:15 in Oxford

Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra, Directed by Christopher Bucknall

  • Bach: Easter Cantata, BWV 4 (Christ lag in Todesbanden)
  • Schütz: Osterdialog, SWV 443 (Weib, was weinest du?)
  • Bach: Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

April 1, 2018 at 19:00 in Adderbury

Adderbury Ensemble, Directed by Christopher Bucknall

  • Bach: Easter Cantata, BWV 4 (Christ lag in Todesbanden)
  • Schütz: Osterdialog, SWV 443 (Weib, was weinest du?)
  • Bach: Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins in A minor, RV 522

April 7, 2018 at 19:30 in Deddington

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

  • Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K475
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“The Hunt”)
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21 in C major, K467

April 8, 2018 at 11:15 in Oxford

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“The Hunt”)
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21 in C major, K467

April 8, 2018 at 15:00 in Perivale, Middlesex

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

  • Mozart: Violin Sonata no 21 in E minor, K304
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“The Hunt”)
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 21 in C major, K467

April 13, 2018 at 19:30 in Chipping Norton

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 19 in C major, K465 (“Dissonance”)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 13 in G major, op 106

April 14, 2018 at 19:30 in Buckingham

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 19 in C major, K465 (“Dissonance”)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

May 4, 2018 at 19:30 in Buckingham

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet no 61 in D minor, op 76, no 2 (“Fifths”)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18, no 5

May 6, 2018 at 11:15 in Oxford

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, op 20 no 4, Hob III:34
  • Bartók: String Quartet no 1 in A minor, op 7, Sz40

May 6, 2018 at 19:00 in Adderbury

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

  • Haydn: String Quartet no 61 in D minor, op 76, no 2 (“Fifths”)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18, no 5

May 9, 2018 at 13:00 in Open University, Milton Keynes

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

  • Mozart: Piano Quartet no 1 in G minor, K478
  • Fauré: Piano Quartet no 1 in C minor, op 15

June 24, 2018 at 19:00 in Adderbury

Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra, directed by Martyn Jackson (violin)

  • Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major, K364/320d
  • Britten: Simple Symphony for String Orchestra, op 4
  • Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, op 21

Spring 2018 Venues

Adderbury

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

Tickets for Chamber Group Concerts

  • £15.00 adults.
  • £12.00 Friends of Music in Adderbury (adults) and full-time students up to age 25.
  • Children under the age of 18 are admitted free if accompanied by an adult. (No admission for children under the age of 5.)

Tickets for Chamber Orchestra Concerts (nine players or more)

  • £18.00 adults
  • £15.00 Friends of Music in Adderbury (adults) and full-time students up to age 25.
  • Children under the age of 18 are admitted free if accompanied by an adult. (No admission for children under the age of 5.)

Buckingham

The Radcliffe Centre (Map)
Church Street
Buckingham
MK18 1EG

Tickets: £15.00 (£12.00 for mailing list subscribers and £5.00 for students). Available at the door or call 07711 606996 to reserve.

Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton, Town Hall (Map)
The Guildhall
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NJ

Tickets: £15.00 (£12.00 for mailing list subscribers and £5.00 for students). Available at the door or call 07711 606996 to reserve.

Deddington

Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (Map)
Church Street
Deddington
BANBURY
OX15 0SA

Tickets: £15.00 (£12.00 for mailing list subscribers and £5.00 for students). Available at the door or call 07711 606996 to reserve. NB: If concerts in Deddington are part of the “Music in Adderbury” series, ticket prices may vary and discounts for mailing list subscribers do not apply.

Milton Keynes

St Michael’s Church (Map)
Kents Hill
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA

Admission Free.

Oxford, Holywell

Holywell Music Room (Map)
Holywell Street
Oxford
OX1 3SD

Tickets: £12.00 Adults and £6.00 Children 11-17

Perivale

St Mary’s Church (Map)
Perivale Lane
Perivale
Greenford
UB6 8SS

Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand.

CDs

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.