2016 Festival

Saturday 26th November - Sunday 4th December

7:30 pm, Saturday 26th November

Humour and Charm

Venue: St Michael's Church

Haydn ‘London’ Trio for flute, violin and cello in C, H.4 No 1
Rossini Duet for cello and double bass in D
Poulenc Sonata for flute and piano
Strauss Till Eulenspiegel Einmal Anders! (arr. for quintet, Franz Hasenöhrl, 1954)
Beethoven Septet in E flat, Op.20

Giovanni Guzzo – violin
Dimitri Murrath – viola
Ashok Klouda – cello
Chi-chi Nwanoku – double bass
Julian Bliss – clarinet
Ana de la Vega – flute
Amy Harman – bassoon
Nicolas Fleury – french horn
Irina Botan – piano

7:00 pm, Monday 28th November

Gifts and Collaborations

Venue: St Anne’s Highgate

Mozart Duo for violin and viola in B flat, K.424
Natalie Klouda ‘Fantasy Triptych’ Piano Trio No 1
performed by the Monte Piano Trio*
Brahms Scherzo for violin and piano in C minor
Borodin String Sextet in D minor
Bridge ‘An Irish Melody, the Londonderry Air’ for string quartet, H.86
Beethoven String Trio in C minor, Op.9 No 3

Alexander Sitkovetsky, Natalie Klouda and Francesco Sica* – violin
Juan-Miguel Hernandez and Dimitri Murrath – viola
Claude Frochaux* and Robert Cohen – cello
Irina Botan* – piano

9:15 pm, Monday 28th November

Bach before Bed

Venue: St Anne’s Highgate

JS Bach Goldberg Variations (arr. for string trio by D. Sitkovetsky)

Artea String Trio:
Thomas Gould – violin
Benjamin Roskams – viola
Ashok Klouda – cello

7:30 pm, Wednesday 30th November


Venue: St Anne’s Highgate

Clara Schumann 3 Romances for violin and piano, Op.22
Janáček Quartet No 2 ‘Intimate Letters’
Dvořák Piano Quintet No 2 in A, Op.81

Benjamin Gilmore and Rakhi Singh – violin
Dimitri Murrath and Juan-Miguel Hernandez – viola
Robert Cohen and Ashok Klouda – cello
Katya Apekisheva and Irina Botan – piano

6:00 pm, Friday 2nd December

Rachmaninov & Beethoven

Venue: St Anne’s Highgate

Rachmaninov Piano Trio Élégiaque No 1 in G minor
Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op.1 No 3

Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio:
Braimah Kanneh-Mason – violin
Sheku Kanneh-Mason – cello
Isata Kanneh-Mason – piano

7:45 pm, Friday 2nd December


Venue: St Anne’s Highgate

Beethoven String Quartet in F, Op.18 No 1
Korngold ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ Suite for violin and piano, Op.11
Bridge Phantasy in F sharp minor for piano quartet, H.94
Franck Sonata for violin and piano in A, M.8

Benjamin Gilmore and Francesco Sica – violin
Juan-Miguel Hernandez – viola
Ashok Klouda – cello
Irina Botan and Simon Callaghan – piano

6:30 pm, Sunday 4th December

Gala Concert - Youth and Energy

Venue: St Anne’s Highgate

Enescu Piano Trio No 2 in A minor performed by the Monte Piano Trio*
Beethoven String Quintet in E flat, Op.4 Schubert String Trio in B flat, D.471
Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op.20

Priya Mitchell, Natalie Klouda, Anna Cashell and Francesco Sica* – violin
Jennifer Stumm and Juan-Miguel Hernandez – viola
Claude Frochaux* and Ashok Klouda – cello
Irina Botan* – piano