Forthcoming: Monday 23rd October 2017, Lunchtime concert at St. Michael at the North Gate, Oxford. 1.00 pm. Entry free, retiring collection.
25th November 2016, St> Frideswide's Church, West Oxford.
2 May 2016, St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford
5 March 2016, All Saints church, Sutton Courtenay
26 October 2015, St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford
3 July 2015, St Lawrence's Church, North Hinksey
15 June 2014, St Nicholas's Church, Warwick
16 May 2014, The Chantry House, Henley-on-Thames
5 May 2014, St Michael at the Northgate, Oxford
Some audience comments:
"Thank you so very much for making it all such a success last night; we had masses of favourable comments and are very grateful to you for taking so much trouble on our behalf and playing so wonderfully."
"... Our sincere thanks for a truly wonderful evening. I have had some fantastic feedback from our co-workers (carers) and our young people, and without a doubt, you will always be welcome back."
"It was great to welcome brilliant musicians with a sense of humour as well, and such empathy towards our people..."
"I didn't know you were so good!"
Our repertoire in recent concerts has included:
Malcolm Arnold: Three Shanties
Malcolm Arnold: Divertimento for flute, oboe and clarinet
Claude Arrieu: Quintette in C
Sam Baker: Dances and fugues for Wind Quintet (first performance)
Beethoven: Sextet Op. 71, arr. Stark for Wind Quintet
Georges Bizet: Jeux d'enfants
Alexander Borodin: Allegro Moderato from string quartet No. 2, arr. Emerson
Emmanuel Chabrier: España Rhapsody, arr. Holcombe
Franz Danzi: Quartet in B flat
Antonin Dvorak, Serenade (arr. for piano and wind quintet)
Ferenc Farkas: Early Hungarian dances
Jean Français: Quatuor (for Fl, Ob, Cl, Fag)
Norman Hallam: Dance Suite
Paul Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik
Gustav Holst: Wind quintet in A flat
Jacques Ibert: Trois pièces brèves
Gordon Jacob: Swansea Town
Leos Janacek, Mladi
Györgi Ligeti: Six bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Cecilia McDowall: Winter Music
W. A. Mozart: Serenade in C minor, arranged for Wind quintet
Paul Patterson: Westerly Winds
Sergei Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf (condensed version!)
Anton Reicha: various quintets
Gilbert Vinter: Two miniatures