Below are details of the forthcoming concerts in Espressivo's 2017/18 season.







Sunday 8 October 2017 at 3pm

Hellens, Much Marcle, Ledbury HR8 2LY

MARK BEBBINGTON - piano

Scarlatti Sonatas in D major (L14) and B minor (L33)
Schubert Sonata in A D664
Ireland Sarnia: An Island Sequence
Derek Smith Sonatine (première)
Debussy La Cathédrale engloutie (from Preludes Book I)
Debussy Feux d’artifice (from Preludes Book II)
Chopin Nocturne in B flat minor Op 9 No 1
Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor Op 23


£15 (students £7.50) from Hereford Courtyard 01432 340555 and online at www.courtyard.org.uk

Concert supported by the Gemma Classical Music Trust   Regd Charity no. 1121090   www.gemmatrust.com




Sunday 12 November 2017 at 3pm

Lion Ballroom, Lion Yard, off Broad Street, Leominster HR6 8BT

COULL QUARTET

Mozart String Quartet in B flat K589
Derek Smith String Quartet No 5 (première)
Puccini Crisantemi
Dvorak String Quartet in F Op 96 ('American')


£14 (students £7) from Leominster TIC 01568 616460

Concert supported by the Gemma Classical Music Trust   Regd Charity no. 1121090   www.gemmatrust.com




Sunday 19 November 2017 at 3pm

Christ Church, Avenue Road, Malvern WR14 3AY

ORCHESTRA PRO ANIMA
MICHAEL BOCHMANN - violin/director

Corelli Concerto Grosso in D Op 6 No 4
Casadesus Viola Concerto in C minor (slow movement)
Mozart Violin Concerto in D K211
Derek Smith Bachorales for Strings
Bottesini Elegy for Double Bass & Strings
Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor Op 20


£16 and £12 (students half-price and children aged 10 and under free) from Malvern TIC 01684 892289

Concert supported by the Gemma Classical Music Trust   Regd Charity no. 1121090   www.gemmatrust.com




Saturday 2 December 2017 at 4pm

Hellens, Much Marcle, Ledbury HR8 2LY

KODALY QUARTET

Haydn String Quartet in C Op 76 No 3 ('Emperor')
Dohnányi String Quartet No 2 in D flat Op 15
Beethoven String Quartet in C Op 59 No 3 ('Razumovsky')


£18 (students £9) from Hereford Courtyard 01432 340555 and online at www.courtyard.org.uk




Sunday 3 December 2017 at 6pm (Reception from 5pm)

Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, GL13 9PJ

ORCHESTRA PRO ANIMA
MICHAEL BOCHMANN - violin/director

Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins in A
Mozart Violin Concerto in D K211
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G
Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor Op 20
Bottesini Gran Duo Concertante for Violin, Double Bass & Strings


£42 (inc reception with wine, mince pies and other festive fare) from the Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury 01684 295074 and online at www.rosestheatre.org



Sunday 4 February 2018 at 3pm

Christ Church, Avenue Road, Malvern WR14 3AY


STELLA SEATON-SIMS - mezzo soprano
CORINNE FROST - cello
JANINE PARSONS - piano
MICHAEL JONES - piano

The programme comprises music from or inspired by Spain and Latin America, including works by Manuel de Falla, Granados, Piazzolla and Turina in various combinations of instruments and voice.



£12 (students £6) from Malvern TIC 01684 892289


LEOMINSTER EARLY MUSIC WEEKEND



Friday 2 March 2018 at 7.30pm

Lion Ballroom, Lion Yard, off Broad Street, Leominster HR6 8BT


SIMON PONSFORD - countertenor
DAVID PONSFORD - virginals

'Time Stands Still': Elizabethan and Jacobean Songs and Keyboard Music Composers include Dowland, Byrd, Gibbons, Campion, Robert Johnson



£12 (students £6) from Leominster TIC 01568 616460

Concert supported by the Gemma Classical Music Trust   Regd Charity no. 1121090   www.gemmatrust.com



Saturday 3 March 2018 at 11am

Lion Ballroom, Lion Yard, off Broad Street, Leominster HR6 8BT


STEVEN PLAYER - Renaissance/Baroque dancer, musician, actor
CLARE SALAMAN - Renaissance/Baroque multi-instrumentalist

A presentation in words, music and dance following the route from London to Aberystwyth drawn up by King's cartographer John Ogilby (1600-1676)



£12 (students £6) from Leominster TIC 01568 616460



Saturday 3 March 2018 at 7.30pm

Lion Ballroom, Lion Yard, off Broad Street, Leominster HR6 8BT


VIVABIANCALUNA BIFFI - soprano/viol
DAVID HATCHER - viols

'Corona Laurea': a programme of music by Francesco Landini (c1325-1397)



£12 (students £6) from Leominster TIC 01568 616460

Concert supported by the Gemma Classical Music Trust   Regd Charity no. 1121090   www.gemmatrust.com



£30 CONCERT PASS FOR ALL THREE CONCERTS AT THE LION BALLROOM (students half-price) FROM LEOMINSTER TIC 01568 616460

Sunday 4 March 2018 at 7pm

The Priory, Church Street, Leominster HR6 8EQ


BORDER VOICES
DAVID HATCHER - director

16th Century polyphonic choral music for Lent



Admission free, retiring collection in aid of Leominster Priory Restoration