Kids Go Free!*

Booking for the 2021 festival is now open.
Venue: St Anne's Church, Highgate West Hill. Concerts last 60-75 mins with no interval.
In order to help keep everyone safe, please see the COVID 19 audience guidelines as part of our terms & conditions detailed at the bottom of this page.
Telephone bookings: Please call our box office provider TicketSource directly on 0333-666-3366 quoting 'Highgate International Chamber Music Festival' (£1.50 booking fee).

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Friday 3rd December 2021, 6:15pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor K.478


Felix Mendelssohn Capriccio for string quartet in E minor, Op. 81 


Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Quintet in F sharp minor for clarinet and strings, Opus 10

Benjamin Gilmore, Natalie Klouda,

& Alexandra Raikhlina - violin

Alexandros Koustas - viola

Ashok Klouda - cello

Julian Bliss - clarinet

Irina Botan - piano

Friday 3rd December 2021, 9pm

Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Trio No. 40 in F sharp minor, Hob XV: 26

Olivier Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps [Quartet for the End of Time] 

Natalie Klouda & Benjamin Gilmore - violin

Robert Cohen & Ashok Klouda - cello

Julian Bliss - clarinet

Irina Botan - piano


Saturday 4th December 2021, 2pm

Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122

E. Alberga 'Remember'

Antonin Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2 in E flat, Op 87

Alina Ibragimova, Natalie Klouda & Alexandra Raikhlina - violin

Benjamin Roskams & Alexandros Koustas - viola

Robert Cohen & Ashok Klouda - cello

Wu Qian - piano

Saturday 4th December 2021, 8:30pm

Hidden Treasures
Exploring neglected composers of Jewish birth

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel String Quartet in E flat major 

Mieczyslaw Weinberg Aria Op.9 and Capriccio Op.11 for String Quartet

Robert Kahn Quintet in C minor, Op. 54 for clarinet, horn, violin, cello and piano 

Alexandra Raikhlina, Natalie Klouda & Alina Ibragimova - violin

Alexandros Koustas & Benjamin Roskams - viola

Robert Cohen - cello

Julian Bliss - clarinet

Fabian van de Geest - horn

Wu Qian - piano


Sunday 5th December 2021, 4pm

Prokofiev 130th

Sergei Prokofiev Flute Sonata in D, Opus 94 (arr. Auerbach for oboe, cello and piano)

Felix Mendelssohn Piano trio in C minor, Opus 66

Alina Ibragimova - violin

Ashok Klouda - cello

Isata Kanneh-Mason - piano

Nicholas Daniel - oboe


Sunday 5th December 2021, 7:30pm

Gala Concert

Josef Suk Elegie for piano trio in D flat major, Op. 23

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K.581

Felix Mendelssohn String Quintet No.2 in B flat, Op. 87

Alina Ibragimova & Natalie Klouda - violin

Benjamin Roskams & Alexandros Koustas - viola

Ashok Klouda - cello

Julian Bliss - clarinet

Irina Botan - piano


Terms & conditions
*'Kids Go Free!': Up to 2 children aged 16 or under may attend any of festival concert when accompanied by a paying adult. Booking is still advised for the children's seats.

HICMF reserves the right to make adjustments to the programmes and to substitute performers if necessary.

Please note tickets are non-refundable except in the event of a concert being completely cancelled (ie no streamed performance offered as an alternative).

Audience guidelines

COVID 19: HICMF will continually monitor and follow government advice with regards to Covid 19.
Please help us to keep audience and performers safe. Audience members are required to wear face coverings in the church for the duration of each event and to respect other people’s personal space when moving around.

Currently, HICMF are limiting the number of available tickets to 160 per concert in order to allow more space for people in the venue. This may change, but early booking is recommended.

Hand sanitiser will be available on entering the church.

No refreshments will be served. Please do not pay by cash unless absolutely necessary. We accept card/contactless payments.

We ask that any audience members who are unvaccinated take a lateral flow test (available free of charge via the government website https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests) before the concert and do not attend the concert if their test is positive.

If you have any symptoms of Covid please do not attend the concert.

By purchasing this ticket you confirm that you agree to the above conditions.

Thank you for your cooperation.