Linton Music Society
President: John Rutter CBE

Linton Cambridgeshire UK
www.lintonmusic.org.uk

 

2017/2018 season

 

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Welcome to Linton Music Society!

Six great concerts make up Linton Music Society's new season with diverse programmes and wonderful artists. Tickets are available at the prices below, but do join as a Member this year to both support your local organisation and gain savings on ticket prices. Six concerts cost £46, or £42 (concessions) for LMS members.

(Please note: all concerts are held at the Linton Village College)

Juliet Abrahamson, Chairman

Online booking available

 

Prime Brass

 

Saturday 14 October 2017 7.00pm

(Note earlier start time with Linton Youth Brass Groups)

Linton Village College

 

Prime Brass

Cambridge-based brass ensemble

An evening of light entertainment by the region's premier brass group, with music including Benny Goodman's Sing Sing Sing, Pee Wee Ellis' The Chicken, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, and La La Land !

"The exceptional brass ensemble Prime Brass - "

(Classic FM)

 

The evening begins with a performance by Linton Youth Brass Groups including 'Copper and Zinc'.





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Saturday 2 December 2017 7.30pm

 

Linton Village College

 

John Lenehan

Piano

 

John Lenehan one of Britain's most experienced, versatile and sought-after pianists, presents 'feel-good' silent films from the early days of the cinema, accompanying them with music by Mozart, Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Lenehan.

His “great flair and virtuosity”

(New York Times)





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Saturday 3 February 2017 7.30pm

 

Linton Village College

 

Solarek Piano Trio

 

This long established group has toured extensively through Britain and Europe. They have given performances at London’s South Bank, St Johns, Smith Square and St. David’s Hall, Cardiff.

The concert features the fascinating Clara and Robert Schumann - Johannes Brahms triangle with readings of letters between Clara and Johannes, and music by all three composers:

 

Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor

Robert Schumann Fantasy Pieces

Johannes Brahms Piano Trio in C major





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Saturday 10 March 2017 7.30pm

 

Linton Village College

 

Dodo Street Band

 

Described as 'the last word in Celtic Gypsy Klezmer'. A contagious epidemic of folk in a joyously wild maverick mix.

Dodo Street Band combine fiddle virtuosity from international star Adam Summerhayes, outrageous brilliance from world number one recorder genius Piers Adams, accordion master Murray Grainger, bass legend Malcolm Creese and dazzling bodhran playing from  multi-award-winning king of folk percussion, Cormac Byrne





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Saturday 21 April 2017 7.30pm

 

Linton Village College

 

Lux Musicae London

Dowland's Denmark

 

The brilliant ensemble featuring harp, lute, recorders, voices and viol bring us back to baroque music by John Dowland and other musicians who stayed at the Royal Court of Christian IV of Denmark which was at the time the centre of music and dancing excellence.

A grant from the Brighton Early Music Festival has enabled us to hold this concert in Linton.





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Saturday 9 June 2017 7.30pm

 

Linton Village College

 

Moonrakers

 

Moonrakers is an Oxford-based group of four musicians, some from the classical and some from the folk tradition.

Traditional and contemporary folk music - musical excellence and humour with masters of the fiddle, bouzouki, guitar, whistle, bodhran and voice.

“exquisite music” (BBC)






 




How to book...  

Tickets (unless otherwise stated) are available at the door or can be obtained in advance by telephone or in person from:

Sweet Talk News
77 High Street
Linton
Cambridge
CB21 4HS


tel: 01223 893480

 

or online...

 

Ticket prices (individual concerts):

Adults £13, £11 concessions, Young person (to age 21) £2, Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £27.

 

Become a member and save £££'s!

If you are not already a LMS member, why not consider joining this year? Membership includes free entry to our six major concerts held between October-June, giving you a considerable saving compared to individual ticket prices.

Membership:

Please make out a cheque to Linton Music Society for (each member) £46 or £42 (concessions) and send to Bob Bird, LMS Treasurer, 141 High Street, Linton, Cambridge CB21 4JT, Please include your name and contact details! Or phone 01223 893600 for information.


Programmes subject to alteration.
LMS is a registered charity no.1026622

 

 
For queries about concerts or Linton Music Society email info@lintonmusic.org.uk or phone 01223 893600  



The Yamaha piano
 

The Yamaha piano is available for hire for piano recitals by other organisations at a reasonable rate from the Linton Music Society. If your organisation needs a first-class instrument for a special concert please contact the Chairman tel 01223 894161.

 
 

 

Music Links


Cambridge Summer Music


The National Federation of Music Societies

Bachtrack

 

 

Linton Music Society is supported by

Linton Parish Council


Friends and sponsors

 

Jigsaw Bakery

Case Solved Wines

The Old Granary Organics

 

 

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