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April 2017

Anna Szałucka – Piano

April 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Come and hear Polish pianist, Anna Szałucka in Ravel’s evocative Miroirs alongside music by the two great Polish pianist-composers, Szymanowski and Chopin. Ticket Information Full price ticket: £7 Student Tickets & Friends of Faversham Music Club: £5 Under 16s: FREE Supported by the Musician's Company

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May 2017

Cantia Quorum

May 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Founded by trumpeter Alex Caldon in 2014, Cantia Quorum has quickly gained a reputation as one of the UK’s most exciting ensembles. Come and experience their exhilarating playing. Ticket Information Full price ticket: £7 Student Tickets & Friends of Faversham Music Club: £5 Under 16s: FREE

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June 2017

Ducasse Trio

June 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Current prize winners of the Worshipful Company of Musicians, The Ducasse Trio are a passionate and vibrant young ensemble. Hear them in a virtuoso programme of music by Rorem, Poulenc, Arutiunian and Shostakovich. Ticket Information Full price ticket: £7 Student Tickets & Friends of Faversham Music Club: £5 Under 16s: FREE   Supported by the Musician's Company

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July 2017

Nicole Tibbels & Helen Crayford – Voice & Piano

July 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Audiences will remember Nicole who created the role of the King’s falcon in Toads on a Tapestry as part of Faversham’s Magna Carta celebrations. Hear her in a selection of French songs with pianist Helen Crayford. Ticket Information Full price ticket: £7 Student Tickets & Friends of Faversham Music Club: £5 Under 16s: FREE

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October 2017

Aleksandra Henszel & Maksim Stsura – Flute & Piano

October 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Vivaldi, Schumann, Debussy & Prokofiev Both award-winning performers, Aleksandra Henszel from Poland and Maksim Štšura from Estonia bring a wide-ranging programme of music for flute and piano from across the centuries. A graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Royal College of music, Henszel is both a fine chamber musician and has also played in many leading orchestras under conductors such as Dudamel, Ashkenazy and Jurowski. Maksim Štšura is highly regarded as a chamber musician and has been…

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November 2017

Dinara Klinton – Piano

November 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bach, Beethoven, Medtner & Liszt “...She is a real virtuoso, a born pianist, a very natural player ” Sir Andras Schiff Award-winning Ukranian pianist Dinara Klinton recorded her debut disc at the age of sixteen and last year released a new disc of Liszt’s Trancendental Studies. She went on to win awards at many of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions and is renowned for the stunning virtuosity, energy and power of her playing. Last year she released a new…

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December 2017

Barbara Law Ensemble

December 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

“I didn’t know the recorder could sound like that!” Barbara Law and friends present an entertaining and enlightening programme of innovative and exciting recorder music . A highly regarded performer and teacher, Barbara Law is a professor at the Royal Academy of Music and the Purcell School. Here she is joined by fellow recorder player Evelyn Nallen and percussionist Derek Scurll as well as some of the young rising stars of the recorder world. Be prepared to throw aside your…

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January 2018

Amarins Wierdsma & Mihai Ritivoiu

January 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Beethoven, Debussy & Kreisler Recent winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Anderson Prize, Amarins Wierdsma was born in Utrecht and after studying in the Hague completed her musical education at the Guildhall School in London. An internationally active soloist and chamber musician, Amarins is also co-founder of the Barbican String Quartet which regularly performs at festivals and venues including Barbican Hall and St James’s Piccadilly. Mihai Ritivoiu was born in Bucharest and studied in Bucharest and London. Following successes at…

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February 2018

Alan Ewing & David Knotts – Voice & Piano

February 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Mussorgsky & R. Strauss “...but the revelation is the Irishman Alan Ewing. He has a masterly technique.” Hugh Canning / The Sunday Times Alan Ewing has sung for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, ENO, WNO, Netherlands Opera, Berlin Staatsoper, Zurich, Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, Opera National de Lorraine Nancy, Lille, Nantes, Opera Colorado and at the Festivals of Salzburg, Lucerne, Aldeburgh, Maggio Musicale and New Zealand. In 2015, he created the role of King John in Toads on a Tapestry with Faversham…

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March 2018

Fenella Humphreys – Solo Violin

March 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bach & Adrian Sutton “...Humphreys’s utter absorption and delight shines forth at every turn” Gramophone magazine With playing described in the press as ‘alluring’, ‘unforgettable’ and ‘a wonder’, violinist Fenella Humphreys enjoys a busy career combining chamber music and solo work. Performances have taken her around the world to venues including the Wigmore Hall, the South Bank Centre, and the new Helsinki Music Centre. She has released several CDs combining newly commissioned works alongside the solo violin music of Bach…

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May 2018

Spencer Strachan Duo

May 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bach, Bartók, Kodaly & McGuire “...The two of them are superb players...enthralling versatility and intensity...power, panache and a remarkable intimacy ” Two of the most sought-after young instrumentalists in the UK, Rachel Spencer and Duncan Strachan are no strangers to working together in a vast array of mediums. The couple met whilst students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and quickly came to prominence after winning all the major solo and chamber music prizes there. They have since gone on…

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June 2018

The Thorne Trio

June 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Handel, Mozart, Elgar & Ibert “...a wonderful breath of fresh air” Formed over fifteen years ago, the Thorne Trio is a versatile and virtuosic wind group whose performances have delighted audiences throughout the UK and abroad. They bring a fresh and direct approach to their concerts and have performed at venues ranging from the Wigmore Hall to the Lichtenstein Palace, Prague. As individuals the players regularly perform with the UK’s leading orchestras and as a trio have recorded two CDs…

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July 2018

Maya Irgalina – Piano

July 1, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bach, Schubert, Rachmaninov & Kreisler Maya Irgalina was electric, fusing her pieces with a dark, emotive energy that could be felt with every key that was struck. Maya Irgalina from Belarus is a prize-winning pianist who has burst on the scene over the last few years performing throughout the UK, Italy, France, Austria, China, Poland, Georgia, Russia and Belarus with highlights including performances at Wigmore Hall and Barbican. She is equally at home with the elegant clarity of Bach and…

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October 2018

Tabea Debus & Toby Carr

October 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Telemann Fantasia nos.1, 2 & 12 Colin Matthews Meditation after Telemann: 12. Fantasie Bach Flute Sonata Alastair Penman Mirrored Lines Handel ‘Sorge nel Petto’ & ‘Fa pur Guerra’ Described by Classic FM as challenging perceptions of the instrument, Tabea is constantly exploring the horizons of music for recorder and has performed widely in Europe, Asia and the USA. As a soloist Tabea has appeared with the English Chamber Orchestra, WDR Rundfunkchor at the Funkhaus in Cologne and with Camerata Zurich…

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November 2018

Ben-San Lau – Piano

November 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bach Prelude and Fugue in E-flat minor Beethoven Sonata No.26 in E-flat major ‘Les adieux’ Debussy Images book 1 Chopin Ballade 1 Ben-San Lau presents an historical survey of music by some of the master composers for the keyboard. The music ranges from the rigorous counterpoint of Bach to Beethoven’s enigmatic and passionate ‘Les Adieux’ Sonata, from the extraordinary impressionist timbres of Debussy’s Images to the romantic fantasy of Chopin’s Ballade. Ben San Lau has a flourishing career as a…

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December 2018

Pelléas Ensemble – Flute, Viola & Harp

December 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Debussy Syrinx Debussy Sonate for flute, viola & harp Leclair Trio Sonata in D major op. 2 no.8 Ravel Prelude Ravel Jeux d’eau Ravel Sonatine An all-French programme features Debussy’s masterwork for this unusual instrumental combination alongside music by his contemporary Ravel.   The elegance of eighteenth century France is represented by music from the violinist and composer Jean-Marie Leclair. The award-winning Pelléas Ensemble was formed while its members were students at the Guildhall School of Music. The group has a…

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February 2019

Buck Brass Trio

February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Erwazen A Philharmonic Fanfare Verhelst A Song for Japan Bohme Prelude and Fugue in E flat Mozart Divertimento Haydn Piano Trio Ibert Cinq Pièces Buck Brass Trio bring an eclectic mix of music from across the centuries ranging from original music for brass to wonderful arrangements. Buck Brass Trio is one of the leading young brass ensembles in the UK, and was formed in 2012 by graduates from the Royal Academy of Music. The Trio has pioneered a large amount…

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March 2019

Ryan Drucker – Piano

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Beethoven Sonata no. 30 in E major Bernstein Touches Chopin Ballade no. 4 Franck Prélude, Chorale et Fugue Beethoven’s late fantasy sonata contrasts with the exquisitely melodic barcarolle of Chopin’s 4th Ballade but shares the idea of theme and variations with Bernstein’s competition test piece whose inscription reads “ Written for my first love, the keyboard”. Franck’s eloquent and mighty work concludes the programme. Ryan Drucker is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and winner of many…

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April 2019

A4 Brass

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bates Toccata Mists of the Mountains Bernstein Overture to ‘Candide’ Golland Peace Grainger Molly on the Shore Doss Moskito Bruckner Locus Iste Arban Carnival of Venice Join A4 Brass on a whistle-stop tour! From Bate’s music inspired by the sounds of the Far East, to Bernstein’s Broadway operetta and from the Irish reels of Grainger’s ‘Molly on the Shore’ to the dazzling virtuosity of ‘Carnival of Venice’. The Quartet has performed widely throughout the UK appearing at major venues and…

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May 2019

Niklas Oldemeier – Piano

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Scarlatti Sonatas K. 87, 155 & 124 Schubert Four Impromptus op. 90 H. Karstens Tanz der Masken No two composers represent delicate, intricate and concise writing for the piano more readily than Scarlatti and Schubert. The latter’s ever-popular Impromptus demonstrate the beautiful lyricism crossed with the idea of piano studies. The more recent work on the programme is the work of the grandfather of the pianist – a fantasy piece not often performed in the UK. Niklas Oldemeier was born…

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June 2019

Timothée Botbol & Kumi Matsuo

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Bloch Méditation Hébraïque Bridge Four pieces for cello and piano Brahms Cello sonata no. 2 in F Brahms’ epic work for cello and piano explores the entire range of emotions and timbres and the programme is completed by two works from the early twentieth century, Bloch’s musical reflections on Jewish themes and Bridge’s set of works written over a ten year period. Swiss cellist Timothée Botbol began his musical education in Geneva followed by the Haute Ecole in Lausanne before…

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October 2019

Robin Michael & Daniel Tong

October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Cello & Piano Beethoven
 Variations on a theme from Judas Maccabeus Beethoven
 Sonata Op. 102 No. 1 in C Beethoven sonataop.102No2inD Two seasoned chamber musicians bring us an all- Beethoven programme to open this year’s season. Starting with variations on a theme from Handel they explore earliest works and latest works for cello and piano by Beethoven. Following their highly acclaimed recording of
the Brahms sonatas they
are about to release the complete Beethoven in 2020 Ticket Information Full Price Ticket: £8…

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November 2019

Alexei Watkins & Hayley Parkes

November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Horn & Piano Beethoven Sonata Woolf Aria Glazunov Reverie Gonoud
Six Melodies Strauss Andante Vinter Hunter’s Moon One of the UK’s most talented young French Horn players brings a tantalising array of music to display this brass instrument’s virtuosic and lyric qualities. The repertoire crosses the centuries from Beethoven’s only work for horn to Strauss’s lyrical andante and ends with the British composer Vinter’s virtuosic showpiece. Ticket Information Full Price Ticket: £8 Friends of Faversham Music Club: £5 Under 16s: FREE

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December 2019

Eva Maria Doroszkowska

December 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Faversham Assembly Rooms, Preston Street
Faversham, ME13 8PG United Kingdom

Piano Matedoja Pieces Sibelius Spruce Tree Dvarionas Winter Sketches Sibelius Sketches Op 114 Eva Maria Dorosowska serves up a winter selection from the eastern Baltic with music from Finland and Lithuania. Sibelius’s Sketches with its winter scene, forest lake and spruce tree heralds winter. Alongside these she reveals the intriguing works of two lesser known contemporaries of Sibelius and further explores the winter theme with Dvarionas’s work filled with snowmen, skating rinks and sledges. Celebrate the start of the festive…

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