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

Autumn 2017 Concerts

Our autumn 2017 season currently comprises concerts in Adderbury, Buckingham, Chipping Norton, Deddington and Oxford. Full venue, musician and programme details in the listings below.

Adderbury

Church of St Mary the Virgin (Map)
Mill Lane
Adderbury
BANBURY
OX17 3LP

September 17, 2017 at 19:00 (MiA Concert)

David le Page (violin)
Jenny Sacha (violin)
Chris Windass (viola)
Jane Fenton (cello)

Performing:

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 1 in E flat major, op 12
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

Tickets:

  • £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. (Please note: we do not allow children under the age of 5.)

* Please note: Our mailing list subscriber discount does not apply to Music in Adderbury concerts. Tickets are available on the door or can be booked online here,


December 10, 2017 at 19:00 (MiA Concert)

Catrin Finch (harp)
Julian Sperry (flute)
Fiona Cross (clarinet)
Martyn Jackson (violin)
Jenny Sacha (violin)
Chris Windass (viola) 
Jane Fenton (cello)

Performing:

  • Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, String Quartet, Flute and Clarinet
  • Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp & Flute, op 124
  • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581

Tickets:

  • £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. (Please note: we do not allow children under the age of 5.)

* Please note: Our mailing list subscriber discount does not apply to Music in Adderbury concerts. Tickets are available on the door or can be booked online here.


Buckingham, Radcliffe Centre

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

September 23, 2017 at 19:30

Viv Mclean (piano)
Chris Windass (violin)
Katherine Sharman (cello)

Performing:

  • Mozart: Piano Trio in B flat major, K502
  • Chopin: Prelude in C sharp minor, op 45
  • Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat major, op 61
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat major, op 11

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


October 28, 2017 at 19:30

Viv Mclean (piano)
Chris Windass (violin)
Rose Redgrave (viola)
Jane Fenton (cello)

Performing:

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

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


November 9, 2017 at 19:30

Martyn Jackson (violin)
Jenny Sacha (violin)
Chris Windass (viola)
Jane Fenton (cello)

  • Bridge: Three Idylls for String Quartet, H67
  • Dvořák: String Quartet no 10 in E flat major, op 51, B92
  • Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, op 10

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


December 9, 2017 at 19:30

Martyn Jackson (violin)
Jenny Sacha (violin)
Chris Windass (viola)
Jane Fenton (cello)

Performing:

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
  • Schubert: String Quartet no 15 in G major, op 161, D887

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


Buckingham, Stowe

Ugland Auditorium, Stowe House (Map)
Stowe
Buckingham
MK18 5EH/p>

September 20, 2017 at 20:00

Viv Mclean (piano)
David le Page (violin)
Catherine Leech (violin)
Chris Windass (viola)
Katherine Sharman (cello)

Performing:

  • Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro (in the style of Pugnani)
  • Rachmaninov: Vocalise
  • Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz 56
  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 1, op 5

Tickets: £10.00 (buys membership of Stowe Arts, which covers admission to this concerts and all subsequent events for the season.) Please note: Our mailing list subscriber discount does not apply to Stowe Arts concerts.


Chipping Norton

Chipping Norton, Town Hall (Map)
The Guildhall
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NJ

December 7, 2017 at 19:30

Martyn Jackson (violin)
Jenny Sacha (violin)
Chris Windass (viola)
Jane Fenton (cello)

Performing:

  • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
  • Schubert: String Quartet no 15 in G major, op 161, D887

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

October 22, 2017 at 19:00 (MiA Concert)

Viv McLean (piano)
John Mills (violin)
Jenny Sacha (violin)
Chris Windass (viola)
Jane Fenton (cello)

Performing:

  • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 1, op 5
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 12 in A major, K414/385p

Tickets:

  • £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. (Please note: we do not allow children under the age of 5.)

* Please note: Our mailing list subscriber discount does not apply to Music in Adderbury concerts. Tickets are available on the door or can be booked online here.


King’s Sutton

Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (Map)
Church Avenue
King’s Sutton
Banbury
OX17 3RJ

December 13, 2017 at 19:30

Viv McLean (piano)
Chris Windass (violin)
Katherine Sharman (cello)

Performing:

  • Chopin: Prelude in C sharp minor, op 45
  • Mozart: Piano Trio Trio in B flat K502
  • Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, op 61

    Tickets:

    • £15.00 for adults
    • £5.00 full-time students

    Tickets are available on the door or can be reserved by calling 07711 606996.


    Oxford, Holywell Music Room

    Holywell Music Room (Map)
    Holywell Street
    Oxford
    OX1 3SD

    September 15, 2017 at 19:30

    Martyn Jackson (violin)
    Jenny Sacha (violin)
    Chris Windass (viola)
    Jane Fenton (cello)

    Performing:

    • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
    • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 6 in F minor, op 80
    • Dvořák: String Quartet no 10 in E flat major, op 51, B92

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


    October 22, 2017 at 11:15 (Oxford Coffee Concert)

    Viv McLean (piano)
    John Mills (violin)
    Jenny Sacha (violin)
    Chris Windass (viola)
    Jane Fenton (cello)

    Performing:

    • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 1, op 5
    • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 12 in A major, K414/385p

    Tickets: £12.00 for adults and £6.00 for Children 11-17. Children Aged 5-10 accompanied by an adult are admitted free of charge. (Please note: children under the age of five are not allowed. Our mailing list subscriber discount does not apply to Oxford Coffee Concerts.) Call +44 7518 479062 to reserve tickets in advance or book online here.


    December 10, 2017 at 11:15 (Oxford Coffee Concert)

    Catrin Finch (harp)
    Julian Sperry (flute)
    Fiona Cross (clarinet)
    Martyn Jackson (violin)
    Jenny Sacha (violin)
    Chris Windass (viola) 
    Jane Fenton (cello)

    Performing:

    • Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, String Quartet, Flute and Clarinet
    • Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp & Flute, op 124
    • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581

    Tickets: £12.00 for adults and £6.00 for Children 11-17. Children Aged 5-10 accompanied by an adult are admitted free of charge. (Please note: children under the age of five are not allowed. Our mailing list subscriber discount does not apply to Oxford Coffee Concerts.) Call +44 7518 479062 to reserve tickets in advance or book online here.


    Oxford, St John the Evangelist

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

    December 12, 2017 at 19:30

    Christmas Candlelit Concert by the Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra performing:

    • Handel: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)
    • Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G minor, op 6, no 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
    • Bach: Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
    • Telemann: Viola Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9
    • Pachelbel: Canon in D major
    • Bach: Cantata, BWV (“Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring”)
    • Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor for Two Violins, op 3, no 8, RV 522

    Wine and mince pies will be served!

    Tickets: £15.00 avaialble from Oxford Playhouse Box Office (01865 305305) or at the door. (£13.00 for mailing list subscribers and £5.00 for children under 18.)

    Events Diary

    Refer to each venue listing for full details of the address, directions, musicians and programmes for all concerts.


    December 13, 2017 at 19:30

    Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, King’s Sutton

    Performing:

    • Chopin: Prelude in C sharp minor, op 45
    • Mozart: Piano Trio Trio in B flat K502
    • Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat, op 61

      December 12, 2017 at 19:30

      St John the Evangelist, Oxford

      Christmas Candlelit Concert by the Adderbury Ensemble Chamber Orchestra performing:

      • Handel: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (from Solomon)
      • Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G minor, op 6, no 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
      • Bach: Orchestral Suite no 2 in B minor, BWV 1067
      • Telemann: Viola Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9
      • Pachelbel: Canon in D major
      • Bach: Cantata, BWV (“Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring”)
      • Vivaldi: Concerto in A minor for Two Violins, op 3, no 8, RV 522

        Wine and mince pies will be served!


        December 10, 2017 at 19:00 (MiA Concert)

        Church of St Mary the Virgin, Adderbury

        Performing:

        • Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, String Quartet, Flute and Clarinet
        • Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp & Flute, op 124
        • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581

        December 10, 2017 at 11:15 (Oxford Coffee Concert)

        Holywell Music Room, Oxford

        Performing:

        • Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, String Quartet, Flute and Clarinet
        • Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Harp & Flute, op 124
        • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581

        December 9, 2017 at 19:30

        The Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

        Performing:

        • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
        • Schubert: String Quartet no 15 in G major, op 161, D887

        December 7, 2017 at 19:30

        Chipping Norton, Town Hall

        Performing:

        • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
        • Schubert: String Quartet no 15 in G major, op 161, D887

        November 9, 2017 at 19:30

        The Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

        Performing:

        • Bridge: Three Idylls for String Quartet, H67
        • Dvořák: String Quartet no 10 in E flat major, op 51, B92
        • Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, op 10

        October 28, 2017 at 19:30

        The Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

        Performing:

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

        October 22, 2017 at 19:00 (MiA Concert)

        Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Deddington

        Performing:

        • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 1, op 5
        • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 12 in A major, K414/385p

        October 22, 2017 at 11:15 (Oxford Coffee Concert)

        Holywell Music Room, Oxford

        Performing:

        • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 1, op 5
        • Mozart: Piano Concerto no 12 in A major, K414/385p

        September 23, 2017 at 19:30

        The Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

        Performing:

        • Mozart: Piano Trio in B flat major, K502
        • Chopin: Prelude in C sharp minor, op 45
        • Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat major, op 61
        • Beethoven: Piano Trio in B flat major, op 11

        September 20, 2017 at 20:00

        Ugland Auditorium, Stowe House, Buckingham

        Performing:

        • Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro (in the style of Pugnani)
        • Rachmaninov: Vocalise
        • Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz 56
        • Dvořák: Piano Quintet no 1, op 5

        September 17, 2017 at 19:00 (MiA Concert)

        Church of St Mary the Virgin, Adderbury

        Performing:

        • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
        • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 1 in E flat major, op 12
        • Dvořák: String Quartet no 12 in F major, op 96 (“American”)

        September 15, 2017 at 19:30

        Holywell Music Room, Oxford

        Performing:

        • Mozart: String Quartet no 17 in B flat major, K458 (“Hunt”)
        • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 6 in F minor, op 80
        • Dvořák: String Quartet no 10 in E flat major, op 51, B92

        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.