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

Spring 2024

Scroll down for full details of all the concerts lined up so far for spring this year, or click on the appropriate date below to see what’s happening on that particular day…

Mar 21, Chipping Norton        Mar 22, Buckingham        Apr 12, Buckingham        May 4, Chipping Norton        May 10, Buckingham        May 31, Buckingham        Jun 1, Chipping Norton        June 9, Deddington

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Quintet featuring Viv McLean

18:00 Sunday June 9, 2024 at Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Deddington

Church Street (Map)
Deddington
Banbury
OX15 0SA

  • Bridge: Three Idylls
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 23 in F minor, op 57 (“Appassionata”)
  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 2 in A major, op 81

Tickets: £20.00 adults. Students and children under the age of 18 are admitted free if accompanied by an adult. (No admission for children under the age of 5.)

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

Anna Cashell (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Vanessa McNaught (viola) and Kath Sharman (cello)

19:30, Saturday June 1, 2024 at Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chipping Norton

Church Street (Map)
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NT

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 3 in D major, op 18 no 3
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 23 in F major, K 590
  • Pieces from Last Leaf by The Danish String Quartet

Tickets: £15.00 (adults), £5.00 (students) & free for under 16s. Call 07711 606996 for further information and to reserve tickets, or pay on the door.

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

Anna Cashell (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Vanessa McNaught (viola) and Kath Sharman (cello)

19:30, Friday May 31, 2024 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

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

  • Vaughan Williams: String Quartet no 2 in A minor
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 3 in D major, op 18 no 3
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 23 in F major, K 590
  • Danish String Quartet: Pieces from Last Leaf

Tickets: £15.00 (adults), £5.00 (students) & free for under 16s. Call 07711 606996 for further information and to reserve tickets or pay on the door.

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Trio featuring Viv McLean

Viv McLean (piano), Chris Windass (violin)and Jenny Curtis (cello)

19:30, Friday May 10, 2024 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

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

  • Shostakovich: Piano Trio no 2 in E minor, op 67
  • Schubert: Piano Trio no 1 in B flat major, D 898

Tickets: £15.00 (adults), £5.00 (students) & free for under 16s. Call 07711 606996 for further information and to reserve tickets or pay on the door.

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

Jenny Sacha (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Rose Redgrave (viola) and Jane Fenton (cello)

19:30, Saturday May 4, 2024 at Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chipping Norton

Church Street (Map)
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NT

  • Haydn: String Quartet in C major, op 33 no 3, Hob III:39 (“The Bird”)
  • Danish String Quartet: Pieces from Last Leaf
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 9 in C major, op 59 no 3

Tickets: £15.00 (adults), £5.00 (students) & free for under 16s. Call 07711 606996 for further information and to reserve tickets, or pay on the door.

Viv McLean (piano) and Chris Windass (violin)

19:30, Friday April 12, 2024 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

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

  • Scarlatti: Sonata in E major, K 380
  • Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor, K 213
  • Chopin: Waltz in A minor, op 34 no 1 
  • Chopin: Mazurka in B flat major, op 7 no 1
  • Chopin: Mazurka in A minor, op 7 no 2
  • Chopin: Mazurka in F minor, op 7 no 3
  • Piazzolla: Oblivion and Libertango
  • Mozart: Sonata for Piano and Violin no 21 in E minor, K 304
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata no 5 in F major, op 24 (“Spring”)

Tickets: £15.00 (adults), £5.00 (students) & free for under 16s. Call 07711 606996 for further information and to reserve tickets or pay on the door.

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Quintet featuring Viv McLean

Viv McLean (piano), Jenny Sacha (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Rose Redgrave (viola) and Jane Fenton (cello)

19:30, Friday March 22, 2024 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

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

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 10 in E flat major, op 74 (“Harp”)
  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 2 in A major, op 81
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2 (“Moonlight”)

Tickets: £15.00 (adults), £5.00 (students) & free for under 16s. Call 07711 606996 for further information and to reserve tickets or pay on the door.

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Quintet featuring Viv McLean

Viv McLean (piano), Jenny Sacha (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Rose Redgrave (viola), Jane Fenton (cello)

Chipping Norton Music Festival 2024 Logo

19:30, Thursday March 21, 2024 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

The Guildhall (Map)
Market Place
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NJ

  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 2 in A major, op 81
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 14 in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2 (“Moonlight”)

Tickets: £15.00 (adults) and free for under 18s. Click here to purchase tickets online or pay on the door.

Virtual Concerts 2020/21…

June 27, 2021– Corelli, Handel and Vivaldi

April 4, 2021– Brahms and Beethoven

March 7, 2021– Dvořák and Beethoven

January 10, 2021 – Schubert and Purcell

December 6, 2020 – Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet

November 15, 2020 – Vaughan Williams and Mozart

November 1, 2020 – Schubert Trout Quintet

August 16, 2020 – Beethoven and Dvořák

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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.