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

Autumn 2019 Concerts

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

September 2019

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Benjamin Gilmore with Fiona Cross (clarinet)

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

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 16 in E flat major, K 428/421b
  • Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, op 115

Viv McLean (piano) and Chris Windass (violin)

19:30, Thursday September 19, 2019 at Witney-Methodist Church

  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A major, op 12 no 2
  • Chopin: Nocturne in E minor, op 72 no 1
  • Chopin: Scherzo no 2 in B flat minor, op 31
  • Elgar: Violin Sonata in E minor, op 82

Viv McLean (piano) and Chris Windass (violin)

19:30, Saturday September 21, 2019 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A major, op 12 no 2
  • Chopin: Nocturne in E minor, op 72 no 1
  • Chopin: Scherzo no 2 in B flat minor, op 31
  • Elgar: Violin Sonata in E minor, op 82

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Friday September 27, 2019 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Bridge: Three Idylls for String Quartet, H67
  • Haydn: String Quartet in D minor, op 76 no 2 (“Fifths”)
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 14 in G major, K 387 (“Spring”)

October 2019

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

11:15, Sunday October 20 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 6 in B flat major, op 18 no 6
  • Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A major, op 81

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet directed by Martyn Jackson

19:30, Thursday October 24, 2019 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 6 in B flat major, op 18 no 6
  • Grieg: String Quartet no 1 in G minor, op 27

Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Group with Martin Perkins (harpsichord)

19:30, Saturday October 26, 2019 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Baroque concert including Pachelbel’s Canon and trio sonatas by Handel, Vivaldi, Corelli and Bach

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean

19:00, Sunday October 27, 2019 at Deddington Parish Church

  • Grieg: String Quartet no 1 in G minor, op 27
  • Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A major, op 81

November 2019

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Friday November 1, 2019 at Witney-Methodist Church

  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 2 in A minor, op 13
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 14 in G major, K 387 (“Spring”)

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Friday November 22, 2019 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, op 1 no 2
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio no 1 in D minor, op 49

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Saturday November 23, 2019 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Mozart String Quartet (TBA)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 2 in G major, op 18, no 2
  • Sibelius: String Quartet in D minor, op 56 (“Voces intimae”)

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean

19:30, Thursday November 28, 2019 at Witney-Methodist Church

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, op 1 no 2
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio no 1 in D minor, op 49

December 2019

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson with Craig Ogden (guitar)

19:00, Sunday December 1 at Adderbury Parish Church

  • Dvořák: String Quintet no 3 in E flat major, op 97
  • Boccherini: Guitar Quintet in D major, G 448
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D major, RV 93

Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Group – Candlelit Christmas Concert

19:30, Wednesday December 4 at St John the Evangelist Church, Oxford

  • Pachelbel: Canon in D major
  • Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G minor, op 6, no 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
  • Bach: Cantata, BWV 147 (“Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring”)
  • Handel: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)

Adderbury Ensemble Quintet directed by Martyn Jackson

19:30, Friday December 6, 2019 at Witney-Methodist Church

  • Mozart: String Quintet no 2 in C minor, K 406
  • Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet
  • Dvořák: String Quintet no 3 in E flat major, op 97

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson

11:15, Sunday December 8 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Dvořák: String Quintet no 3 in E flat major, op 97
  • TBA

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson with Craig Ogden (guitar)

19:30, Thursday December 12, 2019 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Dvořák: String Quintet no 3 in E flat major, op 97
  • Boccherini: Guitar Quintet in D major, G 448
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D major, RV 93

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Friday December 13, 2019 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Bridge: Three Idylls for String Quartet, H67
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 2 in A minor, op 13
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 14 in G major, K 387 (“Spring”)

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Sunday December 15, 2019 at King’s Sutton Parish Church

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in G major, op 1 no 2
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio no 1 in D minor, op 49

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson with Viv McLean (piano) and Craig Ogden (guitar)

11:15, Sunday December 22 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Saint-Saëns: Septet in E flat major, op 65
  • Boccherini: Guitar Quintet in D major, G 448
  • Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto in D major, RV 93

Concert Venues

Venue locations and ticket prices.

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.)

Amersham

Dr Challoners High School For Girls (Map)
Cokes Lane
Little Chalfont
Amersham
HP7 9QB

Amersham Music Club

Buckingham

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

Tickets: £16.00 (£13.00 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: £16.00 (£13.00 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: £16.00 (£13.00 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, SJE

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.

Events at St Mary’s, Perivale

Priors Marston

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

Advance reservations (call 07711 511043 or email martinpye@icloud.com): two tickets for £30.00. Admission at the door: £20.00. Intermission: Wine & nibbles. (Fundraiser for St Leonard’s Church Tower Fund.)

Stratford-upon-Avon

Stratford upon Avon Town Hall (Map)
1 Sheep Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6EF

Tickets: £16.00 (£13.00 for mailing list subscribers and £5.00 for students). Available at the door or call 07711 606996 to reserve.

Witney

Witney Methodist Church (Map)
40 High Street
Witney
OX28 6HG

Tickets: £16.00 (£13.00 for mailing list subscribers and £5.00 for students). Available at the door or call 07711 606996 to reserve.

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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.