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

We’re back for LIVE! concerts in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire

We’re excited to announce the return of live Adderbury Ensemble oncerts after an absence of some 18 months. Scroll down for full details of all the live concerts we’ve lined up autumn 2021 season…

Our “virtual” concerts are still available online…

All the performances we recorded since August 2020 during the Covid lockdowns are stiil available on the Oxford Coffee Concerts and Music in Adderbury YouTube channels. If you haven’t caught them yet, you can find links to them here. The costs involved in our virtual concerts project included venue hire during recording, musicians’ fees, video production and editing, and communications expenses. If you would like to make a donation to help us recover some of those costs, please use the email form on the Contact Us page of this website to get in touch. 

Sunday March 7, 2021 at 19:15

Adderbury Ensemble

  • Dvořák: String Quintet no 3 in E flat major, op 97
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 4 in C minor, op 18 no 4

Recorded at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford.

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Sunday January 10, 2021 at 19:15

Adderbury Ensemble

  • Schubert: String Quintet in C major, op 163, D 956
  • Purcell: Fantasia Upon One Note in F major, Z 745

Recorded at the Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Deddington in Oxfordshire.

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Sunday December 6, 2020 at 11:15

The Adderbury Ensemble with Fiona Cross (clarinet)

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 14 in G major, K 387 (“Spring”)
  • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581

Recorded at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

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Sunday November 15, 2020 at 11:15

Adderbury Ensemble (dir Martyn Jackson)

  • Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet
  • Mozart: String Quintet no 4 in G minor, K 516

Recorded at the Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Deddington

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Sunday November 1, 2020 at 19:15

Adderbury Ensemble with Tim Horton (piano)

  • Schubert: Impromptu op 90 no 3, D 899
  • Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D667 (“The Trout”)

Recorded at the Parish Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Deddington

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Sunday August 16, 2020 at 11:15

Adderbury Ensemble (dir Martyn Jackson)

  •  Beethoven: String Quartet no 6 in B flat major, op 18 no 6
  • Dvorák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Recorded at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford.

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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.