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RCMF  2019 Programme

Concert 1 - Opening Concert

Thurday 25th April 7.30pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Zelenka Trio in Bb major

Suk Meditation on an Old Bohemian Chorale

Prokofiev  Sonata for Two Violins

Dvorak  Cypresses

Kabalevsky  String Quartet No. 1

Concert 2 - Bloomsbury Quartet

Friday 26th April 1pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Schubert Quartettsatz

Schulhoff 5 Pieces for String Quartet

Smetana String Quartet No. 1 in E minor “From My Life”

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Concert 3 - Clara Schumann at 200:
Mila Piano Trio and Amy Till (oboe)

Friday 26th April 7.30pm
United Reformed Church, Romsey

Clara Schumann Piano Trio in G minor, Op.17

Brahms Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann

Clara Schumann Three Romances

Mendelssohn   Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor

Concert 4 - Family Concert with the Bloomsbury Quartet

Saturday 27th April 11AM
United Reformed Church, Romsey

The Bloomsbury Quartet perform a programme of pieces by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Bridge and Stravinsky for children of all ages introduced by by Clíona Ní Choileáin.

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Concert 5 - Vienna: City of Dreams

Saturday 27th April 5.30pm

United Reformed Church, Romsey

For centuries, Vienna stood at the as the cultural epicentre of Europe, a rich melting pot of music, art and literature. This programme features five of the great voices writing in the “city of dreams”

Concert 7 - J.S. Bach

Sunday 28th April 11.30 am

King John’s House, Romsey

oin RCMF artists for J.S. Bach Partita No.1 in B minor for solo violin followed by transcriptions of the 2 and 3-part inventions for strings. ​

Concert 8  - Finale: Octets for Strings

Sunday 28th April, 5pm

Romsey Town Hall

RCMF 2019 closes with a concert of string octets featuring Mendelssohn’s perenial favourite, written at the age of just 16 and Enescu’s extraordinary contribution to the genre. Winner of the American Prize for composition, young composer Zach Gulaboff Davis’s Octet receives it’s UK premiere.

Concert 6 - Late Night Chamber Music

Saturday 27th April 9pm

King John’s House, Romsey

Following last year’s sell-out performance, RCMF brings another late night chamber music concert to King John’s House with works by Piazzolla and Gershwin.