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14th April 2018 – Halcyon Quartet

Saturday 14th April 2018, 7pm
St John’s Church, Broadstone, BH18 8AR

Our young quartets from the masterclass* earlier in the day will be playing from 6.30pm; please feel free to come early to hear their progress and enjoy their playing.

Formed in September 2012 at the Royal Academy of Music, the prize winning Halycon Quartet will be performing in the Broadstone Music Series.

  • Claudia Fuller (Violin 1)
  • Leidy Sinclair (Violin 2)
  • Nathalie Green-Buckley (Viola)
  • Hee Yeon Cho (Cello)

Described as “the future stars of British Chamber Music” the performances as “passionate, poetic and flawless

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Tickets:  Adults £10, Under 18’s £3 – from Hintons on The Broadway, Broadstone, by telephone 01202 695773 or purchase online from Ticket Source a booking fee applies to online bookings.

Interval wine & soft drinks will be available

*There is a quartet masterclass associated with this concert. If you have a concert ticket and would like to view the masterclass it will take place at approximately 2.30 pm and feature several quartets from the ongoing Broadstone Music Series chamber music coaching programme.  We are grateful to Soundstorm for the funding for this masterclass.

 

 

11th March 2018 – Béla Hartmann – Piano Recital

Béla Hartmann Piano Recital
Sunday 11th March 2018, 4pm
St John’s Church, Broadstone

A prize winner of both national and international competitions, the Czech-German pianist Béla Hartmann presents a captivating recital titled “From Vienna to Warsaw” Comprising music by Mozart, Schubert, Chopin, Beethoven and more.

“He held us spellbound with subtle interpretation.”
Oxford Times

Programme: From Vienna to Warsaw

  • Mozart –  Rondo in A Minor, K 511
  • Schubert – Sonata in A, D664
  • Chopin – Berceuse Op.57
  • Chopin – Polonaise in F Sharp Minor, Op.44
  • Beethoven – Eroica Variations, Op.35

Tickets: Adults £12, under 18’s £7

Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/broadstone-music-series or on the door on the day.

Interval tea and cakes will be available

A piano workshop will be associated with this recital. Please email concerts@broadstonemusicseries.info for details.
£15 (includes entry to concert)  –  This opportunity is now filled, we are grateful for the support of Soundstorm in funding this masterclass.

If you would like to observe the masterclass, those holding a concert ticket may enter the church at 1.30pm to watch.

Baroque opera comes to Broadstone

Hurn Court Opera comes to Broadstone; presenting Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Purcell, Dido and Aeneas
9th July 2017, from 4pm
St John’s Church, Broadstone

Building on the success of the 2015 Mozart “Magic Flute” performance and the gala concert in July 2016, Broadstone Music Series will collaborate once again with young singers from London conservatoires at this annual charity fundraiser.

Dear Friends, Music Therapy Supporters and Broadstone Music Series Supporters

We would like to invite you to a special charity afternoon, given by Hurn Court Opera, to raise funds for our music therapy charity which provides music therapy for young children at the Child Development Centre at Poole Hospital.

The afternoon will commence at 4 pm with tea/coffee/cake (included) in the church grounds(weather permitting) or in the church hall, and a performance of Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3.

At 5 pm we charge our glasses and take our seats in the church for our opera performance of Dido and Anaeus.

The church grounds are spacious and you are also welcome to bring a picnic.
Andrew Foot

Suggested Donation of £20 per person – U18s are free.
IMPORTANT: TICKETS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE. NO TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE ON THE DOOR
Please make your cheque payable to Poole Hospital Charity (music therapy) and a gift aid form if you are a UK taxpayer and are happy to complete to:-
DR.ANDREW FOOT,  113 MIDDLEHILL ROAD, WIMBORNE BH21 2HL
If you have any questions please contact me on 07717570333 or foothart@gmail.com co
ffee, cake and refreshments will be included in donation price.

Conducted by Lynton Atkinson, and in support of Music Therapy at Poole Hospital, we thank Soundstorm and WYMT for sponsoring this event.

Bach’s Coffee Cantata & Fauré Requiem

Sunday 23rd April, 3:45pm
St John the Baptist Church, Broadstone, BH18 8AR

Don’t miss this special coffee themed event — an afternoon of coffee, cakes, and wine, Bach’s rarely performed miniature comic opera, and Fauré’s Requiem.

Featuring Isabelle and James Atkinson (Royal College of Music), Adam Maxey, and the Salisbury Chamber Chorus; conducted by Lynton Atkinson.

Afternoon programme:

3.45pm coffee and cake served in church hall.

4.30pm “Coffee Cantata” performance in the church with soloists (Isabelle and James) with a professional ensemble including: Sam Hanson: harpsichord, Jennifer Curiel: violin, Andrew Foot: violin, Alison Kay: viola, Judith Bergin: cello, David Kenihan: double bass.

5pm glass of wine or soft drink ( Donations gratefully received)

5.30pm Faure’s Requiem soloists include Adam Maxey and Charles Wheelan, with Salisbury chamber chorus, young and older local singers join for the occasion, & Broadstone Music Series chamber orchestra.

Tickets: On sale from Hintons on the Broadway, Broadstone or reserved by calling 01202 695773 – we highly recommend you obtain your ticket in advance to secure your seat.

£12 Adults, Students and Children £6

Flute and Clarinet Music Ensemble Fun!

Flute and clarinet music ensemble fun for students aged 10-18. This event is suitable for grade 2-8+

Directed and tutored by our 2018 Summer School Woodwind Experts, Barbara Brown & Tim Spencer

9:30am -1pm, Friday 26th October at Broadstone URC

Refreshments provided

Just £15 each!

Workshops are supported by Soundstorm and WYMT

 

Members of Idomeneo String Quartet, joined by BSO musician friends – Sunday 7th April 2019 4pm

We are delighted to welcome 2018 Wigmore Hall String Quartet Competition competitors to Broadstone for their first appearance in the Broadstone Music Series. Find out more about this fabulous string quartet ahead of the concert.

“..beautifully blended performance”  Gramophone 2017

Due to unforseen circumstances, the original programme has had to change. Mark Derudder and Miguel Angel Rodriguez Olivera will be joined by guest principal musicians from Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Alongside Jesper Svedberg, Auriol Evans, Tom Beer and Joan Martinez, they will present a special programme for us. The group have performed chamber music together to much acclaim, so we welcome them to Broadstone this spring!

Schubert String Quintet in C major.

Brahms Sextet no 1 in B flat major.

This recital is a pre-performance to Idomeneo’s residency in the Benjamin Britten Festival which begins on 8th April.

As ever, musical education is a key part of this programme and six local, young musicians are receiving coaching on the Brahms sextet – you can hear them too as part of this fabulous recital.

Tickets available from Hinton’s shop Broadstone

Interval tea and fresh cakes included!

£12 Adults, £3 students

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Join us: Easter Workshops

PIANO WORKSHOP DAY – Sunday 17th March 2019, 9.30am – 5pm

Venue – Talbot Heath School Music Department, Rothesay Rd, Talbot Woods, Bournemouth BH4 9NJ

Age 10 – 18 Grade 3 – 8 plus

The piano can be a lonely instrument, so come and learn new skills while exploring repertoire in piano duets, trios and quartets! Music available in advance to prepare.

Led by distinguished concert pianist Béla Hartman alongside his wife Julia, with other supporting highly regarded supporting tutors. 
30 spaces – please enquire and apply ASAP to avoid disappointment

£25 for the day.

 

STRINGS DAY – Monday 8th April 2019 9.30 – 4.30pm 

Venue – Yarrells House, Upton BH16 5EU

Age 10 – 18, Grade 1 – 8 plus

Led by Fiona Mclean-Buechel (Head of Junior String department at Trinity Laban London). String ensemble coaching throughout the day ending with a final performance.

Supporting tutors include invited string players from Bournemouth Symphony orchestra.

Enquire through website for details and application form.

£20 for the day

 

BRASS WORKSHOP DAY – Saturday 27th April 2019 10.30 – 5pm

Venue – Yarrells House, Upton BH16 5EU

Age 10 – 18, Grade 1 – 8 plus

Led by renowned trumpeter Neil Thomas, a day of fun and informative brass workshops alongside visiting talented young brass players from Kingston Music Service. Supporting tutors invited from BSO brass section.

Enquire through website for details and application form.

£10 for the day.

 

Please fill out the below form if you are interested in any of the above workshops.

Coffee House Concert – 24th February 2019

Sunday 24th February 2019, 4pm

Doors open 3.40pm
St John’s Church Hall, Broadstone

Talented young musicians will perform alongside professionals in one of our most popular annual events. Enjoy a variety of exceptional solo and chamber music performances while you sample tea, fresh coffee, and a selection of Debra’s popular homemade cakes!

The programme will include highlights from our Summer School including music by Mozart, Schubert and more.

Adults £10
Under 18’s £6

LIMITED TICKETS – ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL! Available online here, or from Hinton’s on The Broadway, Broadstone, or call to reserve on 01202 695773.

Entrance includes coffee (or tea) and Debra’s cracking cakes.

Book Early! This concert sells out every year so no tickets will be available on the door

Classics By Candlelight & the Great American Songbook at Christmas – 21st December 2018

Friday 21st December 2018, 7:30pm with informal pre concert performances from 7pm by younger musicians!

St Nicholas’ Church, Corfe Mullen.

Broadstone Music Series orchestra, comprising of local professional musicians alongside senior young musicians, are joined by Sam Jewison who revisits us for our Christmas concert due to popular demand! He will direct more of his own arrangements from the popular Great American Songbook!
Award winning Sam studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and described as an “MD professional beyond his years”.

Classics By Candlelight & the Great American Songbook at Christmas – 21st December 2018

First half of the concert includes local Lydia Bennett, N.Y.O. bassoonist & principal of W.Y.O who will perform a movement from Mozart bassoon concerto with orchestra.

Olivia Carstairs, local young soprano, currently studying at Royal College of Music London will sing “How Beautiful are Thy Feet” from Handel’s Messiah.

Lewis Lee and Sally Aiko Dando, who are current leader and co-leader of W.Y.O will perform Handel’s concerto grossi no 1 opus 6 with string orchestra.

The strings will perform the beautiful “The Holy Boy” by Ireland.

This concert will provide everyone with a magical Christmas atmosphere, with more surprise music treats in store!

If you have a score of Messiah, bring it with you for an impromptu informal performance of Handel’s Hallelujah chorus! Members from “Cantabile” will be joining us for this and will perform the well known and beautiful Harold Dark’s music arangement of Rossetti’s poem “In the Bleak Midwinter” with orchestra.

Tickets also available from Hintons shop, Broadstone.

Adults £8
Under 18’s £3

Festive nibbles of mince pies and mulled wine will be available during the interval.

Jesper Svedberg, cello recital – 3rd November 2018, 4pm

Saturday 3rd November, 4pm.
St John’s Church, Macaulay Road.

The extraordinary, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra principal cello, Jesper Svedberg will be joining us again to perform a varied programme from the cello repertoire. Accompanied by Helen Nicholas this concert promises to be very popular so buy your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

Programme to include:

  • Beethoven Sonata in G Minor (Op. 5 No. 2)
  • Debussy Sonata
  • Brahms Sonata No. 1 in E Minor (Op. 38)

Interval tea and cake included

Adults £12, Students £3
Free entry to a pre concert cello workshop with every ticket.

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Quiz night – 26th October 2018, 7pm

Friday 26th October, 7pm.
St John’s Church, Macaulay Road.

We are very excited to present our Charity Fundraising Quiz Night. Think you could put together a team for University Challenge? Mastermind? or perhaps you just want to enjoy an evening with plenty of fun and laughter. Come along and enjoy the challenge.

Teams of up to 6 people, tickets £10 include a ploughman’s supper. Bring your own drinks and glasses.

For tickets call 01202 695773 or use the form below

 

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Ensemble Solaire from the Royal College of Music – 7th October 2018, 4pm

Sunday 7th October, 4pm.
St John’s Church, Macaulay Road.

We are delighted to announce that Royal Over-Seas, Elias Fawcett, Prize winners 2018, Ensemble Solaire, will be opening our next season of concerts with music by Barber, Ravel and Hindemith. The group were described as “Exceptional” by EMI producer, Stephen Johns and they have recently performed Ligeti’s Ten pieces in South Bank’s Prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hall.

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The group is made up of five world renowned players in their own right, including Polly Bartlett who regular BMS concert goers will remember has appeared in the series on several occasions before following her BBC young musician successes. Within Ensemble Solaire, Polly is joined by equally illustrious musicians, Renate Sokolovska – flute, Jorge Ripoll – clarinet, Matthew Horn, – French Horn and Juston Sun – Bassoon.

  • Henri Tomasi
    5 Danses profanes et sacrees
  • Samuel Barber
    Summer Music
  • Maurice Ravel
    1st Movement of String Quartet in F
  • Malcolm Arnold
    3 Sea Shanties
  • Jacques Ibert
    Trois Pieces Breves
  • Paul Hindemith
    Kleine Kammermusik
  • Gyorgy Ligeti
    Six Bagatelles
  • Bozza
    Scherzo

Tickets are available in advance from Hintons in Broadstone or call 01202 695773

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Workshop Opportunity for Singers, Guitar players or Harpists.

An exciting opportunity exists to participate in workshops associated with the upcoming performance of Fieri Consort in the Broadstone Music Series.

Vocal Workshop: If you can read music, love to sing and would like to expand your vocal skills then this workshop is definitely one for you. Join Hannah Ely and Lucy Cox .

Baroque Guitar Workshop:  Competent guitar players try your hand at something new or improve your Baroque style, with Toby Carr.

Baroque Harp Workshop:    With Aileen Henry. An exciting and unusual chance to explore the uniqueness of the baroque harp style and improve your playing techniques.

Fee for these workshops are £20 includes a ticket to the concert in the evening.  There are five discounted spaces available for under 18s, with thanks to Soundstorm for their support.

Time: 2:30 – 4:30pm 26th May 2018.  Minimum age for this workshop is 13. You must be able to read music. Instrumentalists should be Grade 5+