the collection are used in concerts during the summer and autumn.
Concerts are held in the original Music Room of the house, designed
by Sir Reginald Blomfield in 1903.
During the mid-summer break in the concert programme series, August
the Music Room is displayed as a Composer Museum.
Last approx 50 minutes and mostly take place on Wednesdays.
Tours of the Cobbe Collection and evening concerts also take place
during the season.
instruments used in this series of concerts are from the Cobbe Collection.
to July 2013
pdf version of the concerts programme may be downloaded here
pdf version of the booking form may be downloaded here
Wednesday 6 March 2013,
Carole Cerasi – Ruckers harpsichord
Lunchtime Concert as part of BBC Radio 3’s
‘Baroque Spring’ season Live broadcast
This concert is part of BBC Radio 3’s Baroque Spring – a month-long season of live music, drama and discussion designed to shed new light on the Baroque era, when composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi produced some of the best-loved works of all time. Baroque Spring runs from Sunday 3 March to Monday 1 April and includes contributions from leading musicians, ensembles and experts in the field of Baroque music, with a host of live discussion, master-classes, performances and poetry put together to bring alive one of the most significant periods of musical development and discovery. For further information please visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Wednesday 13 March
at 12 noon
Guildhall School of
Music & Drama
Cantata Project Ensemble
Directed by James Johnstone Celebrate the 450th anniversary of Dowland’s birth with a programme of his finest songs, contemporary settings for harps, virginals and recorders
The Chopin Society are hosting this concert by Paula Rios, given on Chopin’s Pleyel piano adopted by the Chopin Society in 2011, of works composed by Chopin during his stay at Valldemossa.
Tickets: £30 Chopin Society Members & Friends; £40 non-Members to include a finger buffet with champagne following the concert available from:
The Chopin Society, 44 Bassett Road, London W10 6JL
(020 8960 4027) Email the Chopin Society or www.WeGotTickets.com
Polonaise Op. 40, No. 1 in A
Polonaise Op.40, No. 2 in C
Ballade Op.38 in F
Scherzo Op.39 in C-sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op. 28
Wednesday 10 July at 12 noon
D’Arcy Trinkwon – Walker organ