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

Winter/Spring 2020 Concerts

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

January 2020

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Thursday January 23, 2020 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Beethoven: Piano Trio no 4 in B flat Major, op 11
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio no 2 in G major, op 1, no 2
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2 (“Moonlight”)

Adderbury Ensemble

19:30, Friday January 24, 2020 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Purcell: Sonata in F major, Z 810 (“Golden Sonata”)
  • Handel: Trio Sonata in F major, op 5 no 6, HWV 401
  • Bach: Cello Suite no 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
  • Telemann: Canonic Duo no 1
  • Corelli: Trio Sonata in D minor, op 3 no 5

Adderbury Ensemble

11:15, Sunday January 26, 2020 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Purcell: Sonata in F major, Z 810 (“Golden Sonata”)
  • Handel: Trio Sonata in F major, op 5 no 6, HWV 401
  • Bach: Cello Suite no 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
  • Telemann: Canonic Duo no 1
  • Corelli: Trio Sonata in D minor, op 3 no 5

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Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

13:00, Wenesday January 29 at St Michael’s Church, Milton Keynes

  • Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
  • Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, op 25

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February 2020

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

18:30, Saturday February 8, 2020 at St Peter & St Paul Church, Long Compton

  • Bridge: Three Idylls for String Quartet, H67
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K 458 (“Hunt”)
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Chris Windass (violin) and Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Saturday February 15, 2020 at St Peter and St Paul Church, King’s Sutton

  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 1 in D major, op 12 no 1
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 2 in A major, op 12 no 2
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 3 in E flat major, op 12 no 3

Chris Windass (violin) and Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Sunday February 16, 2020 at St Michael at the North Gate, Oxford

  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 1 in D major, op 12 no 1
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 2 in A major, op 12 no 2
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 3 in E flat major, op 12 no 3

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Thursday February 20, 2019 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18 no 5
  • Grieg: String Quartet no 1 in G minor, op 27

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Friday February 21, 2020 at Witney Methodist Church

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 5 in A major, op 18 no 5
  • Grieg: String Quartet no 1 in G minor, op 27

Adderbury Ensemble

19:30, Saturday February 22, 2020 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Mozart: Flute Quartet no 1 in D major, K 285
  • Beethoven: Serenade in D major, op 25
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Adderbury Ensemble directed by Martyn Jackson

11:15, Sunday February 23, 2020 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K 458 (“Hunt”)
  • Grieg: String Quartet no 1 in G minor, op 27

March 2020

Chris Windass (violin) and Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Thursday March 12, 2020 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 1 in D major, op 12 no 1
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 2 in A major, op 12 no 2
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 3 in E flat major, op 12 no 3

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Friday March 20, 2020 at Witney Methodist Church

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 15 in D minor, K421/417b
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op 44

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

11:15, Sunday March 22, 2020 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 15 in D minor, K421/417b
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op 44

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean (piano)

19:30, Sunday March 22, 2020 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 15 in D minor, K421/417b
  • Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, op 44

April 2020

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Thursday April 16, 2020 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

  • Ravel: String Quartet in F major
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 12 in E flat major, op 127

Adderbury Ensemble with Viv McLean

19:30, Friday April 17, 2020 at Witney Methodist Church

  • Ravel: String Quartet in F major
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 12 in E flat major, op 127

Adderbury Ensemble Quartet

19:30, Saturday April 18, 2020 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

  • Ravel: String Quartet in F major
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 12 in E flat major, op 127

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 Town Hall

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.

Chipping Norton, St Mary’s

Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
(Map)
6 Church Street
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NT

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.

Long Compton

St Peter & St Paul Church (Map)
Main Street
Long Compton
Shipston-on-Stour
CV36 5JJ

Fundraiser for Friends of Long Compton Church. Tickets: £18.00.

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 Michael at the North Gate

St Michael at the North Gate (Map)
Cornmarket Street
Oxford
OX1 3EY

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

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.