Presented by Maidenhead Music Society
Schubert Sonatina in A minor no.3
Beethoven Sonata in A major no.2
Dvorak Romantic pieces op.75
Prokofiev Sonata in F minor
Prize-winning Polish violinist Maria Wloszczowska performas as a soloist and chamber musician worldwide. She gave her debut recital at the Wigmore Hall in 2016. Sophia Rahman won the Royal Overseas League's Accompanist Award and other prizes.
WHY? Perfect playing of perfect chamber music
£15 (MMS Members £10), £5 under 18s
Chopin’s music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide. Some of the world’s best musicians provide the music, including Leif Ove Andsnes, Daniel Barenboim, Ronald Brautigam and the Orchestra of the 18th Century.
WHY? Funny, heart-breaking, inspirational – this film has been called the first to really illustrate the true nature of this remarkable composer
Join Jewel Tones and Crosfields School Chamber Choir for an afternoon of music!
Founded 2006 in Cologne, Germany, the orchestra engages talented young musicians from 18 European nations.
Its outstanding high artistic level has been confirmed by many concerts and festivals as well as press and critics. The orchestra will play concertos and other pieces by Vivaldi, Hummel, Suk, Bach, Rachmaninoff and Nielsen.
WHY? A rare opportunity to hear an international chamber orchestra
£17 (MMS Members £12), £5 under 18s or 1 free with an adult ticket
A tribute by the star tenor to the world-famous melodies from the birthplace of waltz and operetta. Featuring popular Viennese music from Die Fledermaus and Wienerblut by Johann Strauss and Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow, plus classic songs inspired by the city of Vienna.
WHY? Filmed live in the magical setting of the Wiener Konzerthaus
90 mins | £15
Beethoven’s only opera is an uplifting story of risk and triumph. Set in strong counterpoint are the ingredients of domestic intrigue, determined love and the cruelty of an oppressive regime.
WHY? This new production is conducted by Antonio Pappano, starring Jonas Kaufmann and Lise Davidsen
A documentary exploring Haydn – the composer both Mozart and Beethoven looked up to. Including breathtaking performances by some of the world’s most celebrated musicians. Includes interviews with experts and detailed extracts from Haydn’s personal recollections.
WHY? ‘Joyous, thrilling, informative and accessible’ Empire
Maidenhead Music Society presents
Haydn Sonata no. 53 hob. XVI/34
Chopin Scherzo no 1 B minor op. 20
Debussy Pour le piano
Ravel Jeux d'eau
Chopin Preludes op. 28
The Belgian pianist plays a programme including the first of Chopin’s Scherzos and all 24 of his op.28 preludes.
WHY? ‘Marie has a highly distinctive way of playing, emotional and intuitive’ Challenge Records
£15 (MMS Members £10), £5 under 18s or 1 free with an adult ticket
As their fame continues to build across the world, the ever-popular Heath Quartet has been selected for this Celebrity Concert.
Haydn Quartet in F minor, op 20/5
Beethoven Quintet in C op 29
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
After playing a Haydn quartet, they will be joined by Tim Ridout (viola), now a BBC New Generation Artist, in a Beethoven quintet.
The concert ends with a sextet, Tchaikovsky’s lyrical Souvenir de Florence with the addition of Björg Lewis (cello). Don’t miss this charismatic ensemble!
WHY? Hear one of the UK’s top string quartets combine with other top performers to play sublime music