Leighton Buzzard Music

Next Season

All performances take place in Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre except K'ANTU ENSEMBLE on 14th April, which is at St Barnabas Parish Church, Linslade.

Saturday 16th September 2017 - 7:30PM

Philip Attard & Christine Zerafa

PHILIP ATTARD, saxophone
CHRISTINE ZERAFA, piano

Two immensely gifted musicians sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust

Programme of "Mediterranean Music" including Ravel, Debussy,, Manuel de Falla, Britten, Henri Busser and many more.

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk

Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7:30PM

THE PELLEAS ENSEMBLE

Oliver Wass, harp
Henry Roberts, flute
Luba Tunnicliffe, viola

“Fresh but mature, quality musicianship” Royal Philharmonic Society

Programme:
Bax - Elegiac Trio
J S Bach - Trio Sonata in C, BWV 1033
Debussy - Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp
Mussorgsky - Selections from "Pictures at an Exhibition" (solo harp)
Tchaikovsky - Mélodie & Chanson Triste (viola & harp)
Benjamin Graves - Scherzo
Ravel - Selections from "Tombeau de Couperin"

A Making Music Concert Promoters' Group concert

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk
Pelleas Ensemble

Saturday 11th November 2017 - 7:30PM

NICOLA ROSE & PAUL McKENZIE

The Brilliant Piano Duo

Programme:
Mozart - Magic Flute Overture
Schubert - Rondo in A
Rachmaninov - Six Pieces, Op.11
Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Peter Warlock - Capriole Suite
Dvorak - Two Slavonic Dances

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk

Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7:30PM

The brilliant Jazz Quartet

NICK SMART, trumpet
NIKKI ILES, piano
DAVE WHITFORD, bass
TIM GILES, drums

Popular Jazz Standards from the Broadway era with some original compositions in the same vein

Nick Smart and Nikki Iles are leading jazz musicians who perform frequently at Ronnie Scott’s and are recognised internationally for their work as bandleaders, sidemen and educators.

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk

Saturday 6th January 2018 - 7:30PM

ALKE STRING QUARTET

A Making Music Concert Promoters' Group concert

Programme:
Haydn – Quartet in E flat, Op 33 No 1, Britten - Quartet No 2
Beethoven – Quartet Op 59 no 1 (Razoumovsky)

"....the astonishing stylistic and tonal unanimity of the Alke Quartet" The Times

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk
Alke String Quartet

Saturday 10th February 2018 - 7:30PM

The brilliant guitarist: Laura Snowden

"A poignant, mesmerising show….held the Wigmore Hall rapt" The Guardian

Programme:
J S Bach - 3rd Cello Suite
Laura Snowden - Anpao
Lennox Berkeley - Sonatina
Interval
Federico Torroba - Sonatina
Fernando Sor - Variations on a Theme of Mozart
Giulio Regondi - Introduction et Caprice

Winner of Making Music's Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk
Laura Snowden

Saturday 17th March 2018 - 7:30PM

A piano recital by TOM HICKS

The gifted young pianist made a great impression on his previous visitin a chamber group two years ago.

Programme:
Janacek - In the Mists
Haydn - Sonata in G minor
Debussy - Images, Book 1
Prokofiev - Sonata No. 8

Tickets from Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre Box Office 0300 300 8125 or online from www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk
Tom Hicks

Saturday 14th April 2018 - 7:30PM

K’ANTU ENSEMBLE

The outstanding early music group
K'ANTU ENSEMBLE
(Five musicians)


"Songs and Dances of the Renaissance"

Programme:
Ruth Hopkins -  Soprano, Violin & Recorders
    Sarah Langdon - Alto & Recorders
    Ben Mitchell - Tenor & Baroque Guitar
    Andrew Hopper - Bass, Gamba & Recorder
   
Tymoteusz Jozwiak - Bass & Percussion


"A breath of fresh air; early music presented with beguiling virtuosity and inventiveness" Howard Skempton, composer

Tickets will be on sale at Room No.9, High St. LB and Selections 32 High St. LB.
Kantu Ensemble