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

Live Concerts Winter/Spring 2024

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

Jan 5, Buckingham        Jan 7, Oxford        Jan 12, Chipping Norton        Feb 16, Buckingham        Feb 17, Chipping Norton        Mar 10, Chipping Norton        Mar 16, Newbottle, Northants        Mar 17, Chipping Norton        Mar 21, Chipping Norton        Mar 22, Buckingham        June 9, Deddington

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Quintet featuring Viv McLean

18:00 Sunday June 9, 2024

Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul (Map)
Church Street
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 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

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.

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

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

Chipping Norton Music Festival 2024 Logo

15:30, Sunday March 17, 2024 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

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

  • Family Concert – Story Telling in Music on Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Tickets: £5.00 (adults) and free for under 18s. Click here to purchase tickets online or pay on the door.

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet with Mark van der Wiel

Mark van der Wiel (clarinet), John Mills (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Emme Sheppard (viola), Jane Fenton (cello)

SpringFest’24, Newbottle Logo

19:30, Saturday March 16 at St James’s Church

Newbottle (Map)
BANBURY
OX17 3DD

  • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581
  • Firsova: Loss for Clarinet and String Quartet, op 10
  • Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, op 10

Tickets: £15.00. Click here to buy tickets online or pay on the door (subject to availability).

Adderbury Ensemble Piano Trio

Viv McLean (piano), Chris Windass (violin), Jane Fenton (cello)

Chipping Norton Music Festival 2024 Logo

19:30, Sunday March 10, 2024 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

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

  • Dvořák: Sonatina in G major for violin and piano, op 100, B 183
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no 23 in F minor, op 57 (“Appassionata”)
  • Schubert: Piano Trio no 1 in B flat major, D 898

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

Adderbury Ensemble String Quartet

Jenny Sacha (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Emma Sheppard (viola) and Jane Fenton (cello)

19:30, Saturday February 17, 2024 at Church of St Mary the Virgin, Chipping Norton

Church Street (Map)
Chipping Norton
OX7 5NT

  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 10 in E flat major, op 74 (“Harp”)
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 4 in C major, K 157

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 February 16, 2024 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

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

  • Barber: String Quartet in B minor, op 11
  • Elgar: Chanson de matin, op 15 no 2
  • Elgar: Salut d’Amour, op 12
  • Mozart: String Quartet no 15 in D minor, K421/417b
  • 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 String Quartet

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

19:30, Friday January 12, 2024 at Chipping Norton Town Hall

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

  • Haydn: String Quartet no 22 in G major, op 17 no 5, Hob III:28
  • Vivaldi: Winter (from “The Four Seasons”)
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet no 2 in A minor, op 13

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 Quintet directed by Bradley Creswick

Bradley Creswick (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Rose Redgrave (viola), Jane Fenton (cello) and Adrian Bradbury (cello)

11:15, Sunday January 7, 2024 at the Holywell Music Room, Oxford

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

  • Schubert: String Quintet in C major, op 163, D 956
  • Schubert: String Quartet no 12 in C minor, D 703 (“Quartettsatz”)

Tickets: £15.00 (adults)

Adderbury Ensemble String Quintet directed by Bradley Creswick

Bradley Creswick (violin), Chris Windass (violin), Rose Redgrave (viola), Jane Fenton (cello) and Adrian Bradbury (cello)

19:30, Friday January 5, 2024 at the Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

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

  • Schubert: String Quintet in C major, op 163, D 956
  • Schubert: String Quartet no 12 in C minor, D 703 (“Quartettsatz”)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet no 2 in G major, op 18 no 2

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.

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.