There is a tradition of good music at St Nicholas’ and a series of music recitals are held in the Church every Wednesday at 2pm throughout the year lasting for 45 minutes. A minimum donation of £3.00 towards recital expenses is appreciated. The recitals provide a perfect break during the day with tea, coffee and cake available before the music begins.  All are welcome to come and enjoy great music in our beautiful building.

May 2022

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    Berniya Hamie (piano):   Mozart - Variations in B flat major KV500, Beethoven - Sonata in A flat major Op. 110, and Rachmaninov - Variations on a theme by Corelli, Op. 42

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    CANCELLED (due to illness)                                                                              

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    Ivan Hovoru (piano):    German Romantic piano music, which will include Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, Felix Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses Op. 54, and possibly few pieces from Schumann's Kreisleriana, Op.16.

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    Soprano Daria Robertson, Tenor Nicholas Buxton, Piano Zhanna Kemp:   Arias and duets

June 2022

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      John Collins (organ):   16th to 19th century European Organ Music

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      Nicholas Austin (piano):   Plays Mozart, Chopin and Liszt

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    Rosemary Kemp (piano):  J.S. Bach's improvisatory Fantasia Cromatica e Fuga followed by Mozart's D minor Fantasy and rounded off with Chopin's F sharp Nocturne opus 15 no. 2

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    EnsemBouquet:   Karen Wong (flute), Yuriko Matsuda (violin) and Mo Suet Ng (piano): presents exciting and varied flute, violin & piano trio music

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    Chiara Naldi (piano):   Three centuries of keyboard music seen through a French lens, from Bach's French Suite n. 3 to Debussy's Preludes, passing from Chopin's fourth Ballade

July 2022

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       Richard Bowen (guitar):   Plays music by J.S Bach, Albeniz, John Duarte, Peter Maxwell Davies and Turina

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    Yoon Seok Shin (piano):   The Summer Spirit with Classical Romantic Piano Music

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    Hammig String Quartet:   Play the Schumann Piano Quintet op 44, with Clare Wibberley, piano (written in 1842, in which year he also wrote his three string quartets op 41, the piano quartet op 47, and the Phantasiestücke op 88 for piano)

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    Kenny Fu (piano):   Plays Schumann/Liszt – Widmung; Liszt - Sonetto No.104 del Petrarca, S.161 No. 5 (Anees de pelerinage II - Italie); and Mussorgsky - Pictures at an exhibition

August 2022

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     Johan de Cock (piano):  Brighton-based pianist, Jay de Cock, presents an afternoon concert of music, old and new: including a piece from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, late Liszt minatures, and minimal works by Arvo Pärt, Gavin Bryars and Philip Glass 

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    Classical Bohemians (violin, guitar, flute and voice):  Creative, interpretive music with classical and philosophical influences

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    John Lake Quartet:   The Quartet will play a selection of original modern melodic jazz written by John Lake and performed with Elizabeth Bustard, Matt Casterton and Simon Cambers.

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    Gin Jazz Trio:   The Gin Jazz Trio will be playing some original and some well known tunes in an easy listening style

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    John Bruzon (piano):  Much loved pianist John Bruzon plays a romantic programme of mainly Chopin - Nocturnes; Mazurkas; Polonaises and Waltzes

     

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