Coffee Break Concerts - 40th series
The Coffee Break Concerts were started by Kendrick and Mary Partington nineteen years ago in 1988 and have proved a popular attraction ever since. There are usually two series each year on Saturday mornings in February and October, and have been given mostly by young local musicians. There is no admission charge, but donations are invited for local charities. The concerts start at 11 o'clock and last for one hour. We serve coffee and home-made biscuits from 10.15am.
February 2007 series
Saturday 3rd February 2007
Schola Cantorum, a choir of past and present choral scholars of St Barnabas’ Cathedral, directed by Neil Page, will be performing works connected with the feast of Candlemas. The programme will include Naylor’s epic Vox Dicentis and Britten’s Hymn to St Cecilia.
Saturday 10th February 2007
Martin Jacoby (piano)
Martin Jacoby, a talented young pianist from Nottingham, will be giving a solo piano recital. The programme will include Ravel’s Sonatine pour piano and Beethoven’s Sonata no. 23 in F minor (“Appassionata”).
Saturday 17th February 2007
East of England Singers
New Classical Players
The East of England Singers and the New Classical Players, directed by Angela Kay, will be performing a programme which includes Monteverdi’s Beatus Vir, Pergolesi’s Magnificat and Bach’s fifth Brandenburg concerto.
Saturday 24th February 2007
Peter Wilman (tenor)
Philip Collin (piano)
After performing in last year’s hugely successful Nottingham Finzi Festival, Peter Wilman makes a welcome return to Nottingham to perform arguably Schumann’s greatest song cycle, Dichterliebe and Quilter’s Seven Elizabethan lyrics.
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