Now in its 27th season, our concert series continues to attract artists with international reputations to Harrogate. Andrew Hitchen, a music-loving volunteer, put the series together. 

LUNCHTIME RECITALS at 1 pm on Mondays

Admission £10

Tickets 01423 883 618 or a.hitchen81@gmail.com

4 October 2021  

Leonore Piano Trio                                                                                                                                              

Benjamin Nabarro (violin)
Gemma Rosefield (cello)
Tim Horton (piano)

Piano Trio Hob XV:21 – Haydn 
Piano Trio in F minor Op.65 – Dvorak

1 November 2021

Susan Tomes (piano)                                                                                                                                         

CPE Bach, Haydn, Szymanowska, Chopin, Amy Beach, Schumann, Ravel and Debussy

6 December 2021

Ariel Lanyi                                                                                                                                                             

(3rd prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition 2021)
Mozart: Piano Sonata in G, K283, 
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No29 in B flat, Op. 106 (‘Hammerklavier’)

7 February 2022

Irène Duval (violin) and Ariel Lanyi (piano)  

SCHUBERT: Sonatina No.2 in A minor for violin & piano, op.137 
REYNALDO HAHN: Romance in A for violin and piano  
SCHUBERT: Sonatina No.1 in D major (D.384)  
FAURE: Sonata No.1 in A for violin and piano, Op.13 

14 March 2022 

Elisabeth Brauß (Germany) – piano 

(Former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist) 

W. A. Mozart – 12 variations on “Ah! Vous dirai-je, Maman“ 
F. Mendelssohn – Bartholdy – Variations sérieuses op. 54 
J. Brahms – 4 Klavierstücke op. 119 
R. Schumann – Faschingsschwank aus Wien op. 26  

4 April 2022

The Mithras (Piano) Trio 

(BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists) 

Piano Trio, Op. 150 – Amy Beach
Piano Trio in B major, Op. 8 – Brahms

9 May 2022

Fidelio Trio 

Darragh Morgan – violin 
Tim Gill – cello 
Mary Dullea – piano 

Piano Trio no. 4 in E minor, op.90 (‘Dumky’) – Dvorak
Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, op. 92 – Saint Saëns

6 June 2022 

Nicky Spence (tenor) BBC Music Magazine Personality of the Year 2022. Joseph Middleton (piano)  

Griffes:    3 poems of Fiona MacLeod  
Barber:    Knoxville Summer of 1915  
Ravel:      Ye Banks and Braes  
Britten:    Ca’ the Yowes  
                  O can ye sew cushions?  
                  The Larky Lad  
Bonds:   Songs of the Season

4 July 2022

Sofya Gulyak  (piano)

Winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition 2009

Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann op.20 – Clara Schumann
Rondo-capriccioso op.14 – Mendelssohn
Five pieces op.3 – Rachmaninov
Pictures at an Exhibition – Mussorgsky

18 July 2022

Jazz concert – the Richard Wetherall Trio


Admission £16 (16 and under £8) 
Tickets 01423 883 618 or a.hitchen81@gmail.com

Saturday, 8 January 2022

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet                                                                                                                                       

PIERNÉ  Nocturne op. 40 no. 2 
DECAUX  Cimetière (No. 3 from Clairs de lune) 
DEBUSSY  Nocturne (1892) 
RAVEL  Gaspard de la nuit 
DEBUSSY  Préludes Book 2

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Stephen Hough                                                                                                                                                

Alan Rawsthorne      Bagatelles
Robert Schumann    Kreisleriana, Op. 16                                   
Stephen Hough        Partita
Frédéric Chopin        Ballade No. 3 in A-flat. Op. 47
                                     Nocturne in F-sharp Major, Op. 15, No. 2
                                     Nocturne in E-flat, Op. 9. No. 2
                                     Scherzo: No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31

For further information, please  contact  a.hitchen81@gmail.com or by telephone on 01423 883618.