Leighton Buzzard Music

2012 - 2013 Season Programme

Saturday 22nd September 2012 - 8:00pm

Jong-Gyung Park

Outstanding winner of the prestigious Haverhill Sinfonia International Soloists' Competition, 2011


Wolfgang Mozart - Variations in D on a Minuet by Duport, K. 573

Franz Schubert - Three Piano Pieces, D.946
No.1 in E flat minor (Allegro assai)
No.2 in E flat (Allegretto)
No.3 in C (Allegro)

Claude Debussy - Images Book 2
Cloches a travers les feuilles
Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut
Poissons d'or

Franz Liszt - Venezia e Napoli from Deuxieme Annee de Pelerinage book 2

Jong-Gyung Park

Saturday 20th October 2012 - 8:00pm

English Piano Trio

Jane Faulkener, violin
Timothy Ravenscroft, piano
Justin Pearson, cello

"A finely crafted ensemble" The Strad


Schumann - Trio in D minor
Cecilia McDowall - The Colour of Blossoms (An English Piano Trio commission)
Beethoven - Trio in B flat ("The Archduke")

English Piano Trio

Saturday 10th November 2012 - 8:00pm

John Barker, saxophone & Tim Sidford, piano

"An astonishingly accomplished saxophonist" - The Observer

A Making Music Concert Promoters Network concert


J.S. Bach - 2 movements from Flute Sonata in E minor
Schubert - Impromptu in Gb (Piano Solo)
Roger Boutry - Divertimento
Vaughan Williams - Selections from Studies in English Folk Song
Rodney Rogers - Lessons of the Sky

Astor Piazzolla - Cafe 1930 and Bordel 1900 from Histoire du Tango
Erwin Schulhoff - Hot Sonata
Debussy - Golliwogs Cakewalk (Piano Solo)
Dave Brubeck - Blue Rondo a la Turk
Peter de Rose - Deep Purple.

John Barker & Tim Sidford

Saturday 1st December 2012 - 8:00pm

Rosalind Ventris, viola & Lara Dodds-Eden, piano

"The jewel in the crown was the superb playing of Rosalind Ventris" Plymouth Herald

Sponsored by the countess of Munster Musical Trust


York Bowen - Rhapsody
Schumann- "Fairy Tale Pictures" Op 113
Hindemith - Sonata
Paganini - La campanella
Brahms - Sonata in E flat Op 120 No 2


Saturday 26th January 2013 - 8:00pm

Richard Jenkinson, cello & Benjamin Frith, piano

Two of the UK's most acclaimed chamber musicians

A Making Music Concert Promoters Network concert


Stravinsky - Suite Italienne (based on themes by Pergolesi)
Shostakovich - Sonata for cello and piano, Op 40
Glazunov - Chant du Menestrel
Rachmaninov - Sonata in G minor for cello and piano.

Richard Jenkinson

Saturday 16th February 2013 - 8:00pm

James Sherlock

Winner of the Royal Overseas League Piano Competition, 2010 and the Philip & Dorothy Green, Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists 2011


Chopin - Barcarolle
Mozart - Sonata in E flat K 282
Francis Pott - Farewell to Hirta
Bach/Busoni - Chaconne in D minor
Richard Rodney Bennett - Excursions
Debussy - Images Book 1
Chopin - Polonaise Fantasy

Saturday 16th March 2013 - 8:00pm

Luca Luciano

with Bruno D'Ambra, jazz pianist 

"Such a virtuoso performance and such joyful uplifting music!" BBC Radio

"Classically trained Italian virtuoso Luca Luciano, now resident in London, takes the clarinet to the higher ground in a sensational duo". Jazz UK Magazine

His programme is a unique blend of compositions and improvisations taking their starting point from Italian classical composers such as Vivaldi and Puccini as well as jazz standards by Gershwin, Kurt Weill and many others.

Sample his remarkable playing on www.lucaluciano.com

Luca Luciano

Saturday 13th April 2013 - 8:00pm

Mavron String Quartet

Mavron String Quartet

Christiana Mavron & Katy Rowe, violins
Niamh Ferris, viola
Lucy Simmonds, cello

"A high calibre ensemble"

"One of the warmest-sounding string quartets you could wish to hear"

A Making Music Concert Promoters Network concert


Haydn - Quartet in B minor, Op 33 No 1
Philip Glass - Quartet No 2
Rhian Samuel - New commission for the Mavron Quartet
Schubert - Quartet in D minor, ("Death & the Maiden")