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

Autumn 2018 Concerts

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

September 2018

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet with Viv McLean (piano)

16:00, Saturday September 22 at King’s Sutton Parish Church

  • Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D667 (“The Trout”)

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

19:30, Friday September 28 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 4 in E minor, op 44, no 2
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18, no 5

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

19:30, Saturday September 29 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 4 in E minor, op 44, no 2
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18, no 5

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Quartet with Viv Mclean (piano)

19:00, Sunday September 30 at Deddington Parish Church

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

October 2018

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

19:30, Thursday October 18 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

19:30, Friday October 19 at Moravian Chapel, Priors Marston

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

19:30, Saturday October 20 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra and Chorale directed by Chris Bucknall

11:15, Sunday October 21 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no 5 in D major, BWV 1050
  • Bach: Cantata, BWV 211 (Coffee Cantata)

November 2018

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet with Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Saturday November 10 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Mozart String Quartet in D minor K421
  • Dvorak Piano Quintet op.81 in A

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Adderbury Ensemble Quartet with Viv McLean (piano)

11:15, Sunday November 11 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 15 in D minor, K421/417b
  • Dvorák: Piano Quintet no 2 in A major, op 81

Adderbury Ensemble Quintet

19:30, Friday November 23 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Schubert: String Quintet in C major, op 163, D956

December 2018

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet with Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Saturday December 1 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Rossini: Duet for Cello and Double Bass in D major
  • Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D667 (“The Trout”)

Adderbury Ensemble Quintet

19:00, Sunday December 2 at Adderbury Parish Church

  • Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello
  • Mozart: String Quintet (no TBA)
  • Brahms: String Quintet no 2 in G major, op 111

Adderbury Ensemble Quintet

19:30, Thursday December 6 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello
  • Mozart: String Quintet (no TBA)
  • Brahms: String Quintet no 2 in G major, op 111

Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra directed by Christopher Bucknall

19:30, Wednesday December 12 at St John the Evangelist, Oxford

Christmas Candlelit Concert featuring Baroque works by:

  • Bach
  • Correlli
  • Handel
  • Pachelbel
  • Vivaldi

Adderbury Ensemble

11:15, Sunday December 16 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K136/125a
  • Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat major, op 20

Adderbury Ensemble

19:00, Sunday December 16 at Adderbury Parish Church

  • Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik
  • Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat major, op 20

Concert 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 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.)

King’s Sutton

St Peter and St Paul Church (Map)
The Square
King’s Sutton
Banbury
OX17 3RQ

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

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

Oxford, St John the Evangelist

St John the Evangelist (Map)
Iffley Road
Oxford
OX4 1EH

Tickets: £15.00 Adults and £5.00 Students

Perivale

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

Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand.

Priors Marston

Moravian Chapel (Map)
Keys Lane
Priors Marston
Southam
CV47 7SA

Admission £25.00. (Fundraiser for St Leonard’s Church Tower Fund and Priors School. Call 07711 511043 to reserve tickets.)

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.