The 2017/2018 season of the Linton Music Society

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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'.





 

Note new date !

Friday 1 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)





 

Saturday 3 February 2018 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 minor  Op 101





 

Saturday 10 March 2018 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





 

Saturday 21 April 2018 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.





 

Saturday 9 June 2018 1.00 - 4.00 pm

 

Linton Village College

 

Moonrakers workshop

 

To book the free workshop contact Juliet Abrahamson

01223 894161

email:- juliet.abrahamson@gmail.com



 

Saturday 9 June 2018 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)





 

 


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