Leighton Buzzard Music

Current Season

Saturday 14th September 2024 - 7:30pm

St Barnabas' Church, Linslade LU7 2NR

ENSEMBLE RENARD

"one of the brightest stars in an exciting firmament" Nicholas Daniel

Ellie Blamires, flute
Francesca Cox, oboe
James Gilbert, clarinet 
Patrick Bolton, bassoon 
George Scrivens, horn

PROGRAMME:
Valerie Colman -  Limoja
Samuel Barber - Summer Music
Amy Beach - Pastorale
Paul Taffanel - Quintet
Gyorgy Ligeti - Six Bagatelles
Carl Nielsen - Quintet Op 43
Renard Ensemble

Saturday 12th October 2024 - 7:30pm

Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

IAIN FARRINGTON

and his
ART DECO TRIO

with Peter Sparks, clarinet
Kyle Horch, saxophone

PROGRAMME: A Fine Romance

Iain his Art Deco Trio perform arrangements from the great American Songbook - Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Arlen, Kern and more - along with more modern popular songs and traditional folksongs. New versions of familiar tunes that combine jazz and Classical styles, to make a toe-tapping and heart-warming evening.'

Tickets online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk or in person from the Box Office, Tuesdays. Thursdays & Fridays 10am - 12pm or at the door.
Art Deco

Saturday 26th October 2024 - 7:30pm

Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

ROSIE HOOD QUARTET

Rosie Hood vocals, guitar
Nocola Beazley fiddle
Robyn Wallace melodeon & percussion
Rosie Butler-Hall fiddle

"Rural Ballads and poetic class" The Guardian

"She has a magical voice, awareness of her roots, a sense of fun on stage and makes the most marvellous music" RnR magazine.

PROGRAMME:
Traditional English songs, original material touching on politics, struggle, women and unheard stories.

Tickets online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk or in person from the Box Office, Tuesdays. Thursdays & Fridays 10am - 12pm or at the door.
Rosie Hood

Saturday 23rd November 2024 - 7:30pm

Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

LEO POPPLEWELL and DOMINIC DEGAVINO

The brilliant duo

LEO POPPLEWELL, cello
DOMINIC DEGAVINO, piano

PROGRAMME
Beethoven's Sonata in A major Op.69
Debussy's Cello Sonata
Janacek's Pohadka
Brahms' Sonata no.2 in F major

Tickets online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk
In person at the Box Office Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10-12 and before the concert on the night

Saturday 4th January 2025 - 7:30pm

Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

The ever popular jazz quintet

NICK SMART, trumpet
NIKKI ILES, piano 
KAREN SHARP, sax
DAVE WHITFORD, bass
JAMES MADDREN, drums

PROGRAMME:
Jazz standards from the Broadway era
plus original material
Nick Smart and Nikki Iles

Saturday 15th February 2025 - 7:30pm

Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

JEFFREY AU

The brilliant young pianist

Jeffrey has gained valuable experience from masterclasses by Lang Lang, Martino Tirimo, and competitions like the BBC Young Musician of the Year.. Currently pursuing a piano performance major at the Royal College of Music under the mentorship of Danny Driver, Jeffrey continues to refine his craft with humility and dedication.

PROGRAMME:
Beethoven "Eroica" Variations, Op 35
Debussy Images Book 1
Schubert Impromptu No 3, Op 90
Chopin Sonata No 3, Op 58
Jeffrey Au

Saturday 15th March 2025 - 7:30pm

Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

FENELLA HUMPHREYS

the phenomenal virtuoso violinist

with
EMMA ABBATE, piano

PROGRAMME:
Johannes Brahms - Scherzo
Rebecca Clarke - Midsummer Moon
W.A. Mozart: Sonata in B flat major K. 454
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Lili Boulanger - D’un Matin de Printemps
Gabriel Fauré - Andante & Berceuse
Arvo Pärt - Fratres
Fanny Mendelssohn - Adagio
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances

Tickets online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk
or in person from the Box Office Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 10am-12
or at the door on the night
Fenella Humphreys

Saturday 26th April 2025 - 7:30pm

St Barnabas' Parish Church, Linslade, LU7 2NR

LITURINA

the exciting early music chamber group

Iain Hall, recorder
Gabi Jones, violin
Samuel Ng, cello/viola da gamba
Dominika Maszczynska, harpsichord

An outstanding ensemble featuring music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
They performed extensively during their time at the Royal College of Music, and were awarded the Richard III Prize for Historical Performance in 2018 and 2019.

Supported by Making Music's Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists

Tickets online from www.ticketsource,co.uk/leightonbuzzardmusic or at the door on the night
Liturina