|We enjoyed Cristian's piano recital on Saturday the 18th of November, His performance was appreciated by the good sized audience and it was well worth the wait after the cancellation in 2020! Our next concert is in Feburaury, we will issue reminders nearer the time.|
|Don't forget our next concert is on the evening of Saturday 18th November, when Cristian Sandrin will play for us. He has chosen an exciting programme of pieces, should be good! Tickets available on the website or at the door.|
|Thanks to Brother Tree Sound for their concert last Saturday, we were delighted to be transported to the "Eternal Sunshine", much more pleasant than the real life weather!|
Our final concert this Autumn is a piano recital of romantic music by Cristian Sandrin. We expect some dramatic piano playing from a pianist who was originally going to play for us in 2020. Join us if you can. More details and are given on this website.
|Brother Tree Sound are giving our next concert and be sure to join us. This will be an uplifting traditional string quartet programme "Spirit of the Eternal Sunshine". Tickets available from the website or at the door.|
|Huge thanks to Echor Music who treated a capacity audience to a truly miraculous concert last night. Their joyous enthusiasm and engagement with the audience was wonderful and their musicianship immense! A very special performance and a great start to our season. Expect more great music from Brother Tree Sound on 28 October.|
|A quick reminder that our first concert of the season is tomorrow evening on Saturday 30th September. We have had strong ticket sales for Echor Music's performance of Schubert, Mozart and Mendelssohn and we think this should be a special concert. Eight string players in Mendelssohn's Octet should sound special in the church! |
There are still plenty of tickets available and we look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday evening.
|The first concert of our new season is coming up soon! And what better way to celebrate than exploring one of the favourite chamber pieces ever written, Mendelssohn’s riveting String Octet? We are delighted to be hosting Echor Music to perform our “kick-off” concert this season. Echor are a collective of professional musicians based in the Chilterns bringing world-class performances to Local venues.|
The rest of the programme will also include Mozart’s famous Clarinet Quintet as well as Schubert’s beautifully gentle String Trio. These works represent some of the most groundbreaking and celebrated works we have in our chamber music repertoire. Please come along if your familiar with or, more importantly, unfamiliar, with these brilliant pieces. You won’t regret it!
The concert takes place at 19:30 on 30th September at our normal venue Amersham Free Church.
Tickets are available on our website and by following this link
We look forward to seeing you at our concert.
|For more information, see:||www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2023-24concert1|
|This weekend we are really living up to our aim of bringing world class performers to play in Amersham with Proms appearances on successive nights by a musician who played in our last concert back in March and one who will be at the heart of our opening concert on 30 September.|
If you enjoyed Connaught Brass's concert for us in March, listen out for their trumpeter, Aaron Azunda Akugbo, playing Joseph Haydn's Trumpet Concerto with Chineke! tomorrow (1st September).
And to follow, on Saturday 2nd September, Eva Thorarinsdottir, who will be playing for us with Echor Music in our opening concert, will be playing with the Aurora Orchestra in 'The Rite of Spring by Heart'.
|Tickets for our next season, beginning on 30 September are now on sale. You can book season tickets and tickets for individual concerts online or from the Box Office. You can also support the Club by becoming a member. Membership is included in the price of a season ticket.|
|We are pleased to announce our concerts for the 2023-24 Season. We start with Chiltern based Echor Music on 30th September 2023 and have many delights to follow! Details are on this website. Tickets will be on sale from 1st July 2023.|
|Thanks to Connaught Brass for Saturday 's performance with us at Amersham Concert Club. We enjoyed the variety of pieces and the professionalism of the performance.|
This was our last concert of the season, we will update you soon with details of our next season.
|Our final concert of this season is with Connaught Brass. This will be an entertaining and joyful concert with a wide ranging programme of music. Connaught are a “vibrant, spirited and bold” and have a special sound. They perform for us following recent concerts in London at King’s Place and St John Smith’s Square.|
Tickets available on the website or at the door.
|For more information, see:||https://www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2022-23concert5|
|Thanks to The Ellis Ensemble; Belinda Jones, Kimon Parry and Susanne Simme for a great concert in Amersham on Saturday evening. We heard some exquisite musicianship and a varied programme, from classical thorugh romantic to jazz music. Thanks to all the audience who joined us as well, it was good to see so many on a February evening.|
|This is a reminder we are hosting The Ellis Ensemble in Amersham this Saturday the 18th February. We are looking forward to an enjoyable evening, with an interesting programme taking us through the world of classical, romantic and jazz music. Ellis are talented musicians with an unusual combination of instruments.|
Details of the concert are on the website here: https://www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2022-23concert4. Tickets are available on the website or at the door.
|Our next concert is the Ellis Ensemble, who are are performing for us on Saturday the 18th of February at the Amersham Free Church, Woodside Rd Amersham. The ensemble "line up" for the evening will be clarinet, bassoon and piano, which is a lovely combination of instruments. The programme will take us through the world of classical, romantic and jazz music. Details of the concert are on our website here: https://www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2022-23concert4 . Tickets are available from the website or at the door.|
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|For more information, see:||www.ellisensemble.com/|
|This is an early reminder that our next concert is on Saturday the 18th of February. The Ellis Ensemble will play a varied programme of classical, romantic and jazz works, with the chance to hear the basoon play "solo", which should be a treat! We hope you can join us.|
|We wish all of our members, supporters and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope your "concert going" in 2023 will be rewarding and successful, there is a lot to choose from next year in Amersham and the Chilterns!|
Thanks to all of you (and our wonderful artists) who were able to join us for one of our concerts this year. Don't forget we have the Ellis Ensemble at Amersham on Saturday 18th February 2023 and we hope you can join us.
|Thanks to Dominic Degavino for performing for us on Saturday evening, and thanks to all of you who joined us in Amersham.|
We thought it was a wonderful concert, and Dominic's jazz encore was much appreciated as well. We are thinking of asking Dominic to form a jazz trio and return to us to perform again next year, which would be the third year in a row!
Our next concert is not until February, details are on the website and we will send out a reminder nearer the time.
|A final reminder of our piano recital this evening with Dominic Degavino. We hope to see as many of you there as possible.|
We have a programme of Beethoven, Amy Beach, Schubert and Brahms - all special pieces in different ways.
Tickets, as usual, from the website or at the door.
|For more information, see:||https://www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2022-23concert3|
|Not long until our next concert on 26th November! Pianist Dominic Degavino joins us with a programme from the classical and romantic era with pieces by Beethoven, Amy Beach, Schubert and Brahms. Dominic is a busy and accomplised pianist, as you can see from his website, He played for us last season as part of the Mithras Trio. |
Tickets can be ordered from the website or at the door on Saturday evening.
|For more information, see:||https://dominicdegavino.co.uk/index.html|
|Thanks to Alice Neary and Viv Mclean for the performance on 29th October. Members of the audience appreciated the very accomplished musicianship and greatly enjoyed the concert.|
Our next concert is on 26th November and this is a piano recital by Dominic Degavino. Dominic is a super pianist who is very busy at the moment, and he will be well worth seeing at Amersham. He performed for us with the Mithras Trio last season. Tickets are available as usual from the website or at the door etc.
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|For more information, see:||https://dominicdegavino.co.uk/index.html#|
|Tickets will be available at the door but we have been warned that WiFi may not be reliable at the church. which would restrict purchase by card. Please be ready to pay by cash or cheque or alternatively puchase your tickets online beforehand.|
|We have another change to make to this concert as pianist Kumo Matsuo is no longer available on the 29th for personal reasons. The concert remains a cello and piano recital. Viv McLean, who many of you will know from recent Amersham concerts will play the piano and Alice Neary will be our cellist for the evening. Alice is a wonderful chamber musician and soloist and we look forward to hosting them. Details of the programme will be released on our website soon.|
|Indira Grier is indisposed and unable to play for us on 29th October. We are delighted to announce that Christopher Graves will perform for us instead. Kumi Matsuo will, as planned, play piano and the programme will be unchanged. We wish Indira well and hope to see her perform for us in another season.|
|Thanks to Jessica Duchen, Shiry Rashkovsky and Viv McLean for Saturday evening's concert, which we all enjoyed. The story about the relationship between Vaughan Williams and Lionel Tertis was fascinating and Shiry's viola sounded gorgeous in the church acoustic. Viv is always welcome back to play the piano for us!|
If you enjoyed the concert and would like to hear it again there is a performance on Sunday evening the 16th October in the Conway Hall in London, This concert is live streamed so you can watch it from the comfort of your own home.
|For more information, see:||https://www.conwayhall.org.uk/whats-on/event/seeking-utopia/|
|Not long until our first concert on Saturday 1st October, tickets are available on this website or at the door.|
|REMINDER : TICKETS FOR SEASON 56 ARE NOW FOR SALE : First concert on 1st October 2022.|
|We have now opened up season ticket and individual ticket sales for the new season.|
|For more information, see:||https://www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/dbpage.php?pg=view&dbase=productions&id=6|
|We are pleased to announce our concerts for the coming season. Details on the website, tickets will be available soon.|
|We have all of our arrangements in place for next season and our first concert (on Satruday the 1st of October) will be very special, to celebarate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Keep an eye on our website for details of the new season and our launch of ticket sales.|
|Thanks to everyone who joined us for London Serenata and our tour of Europe. Our season of concerts is now finished, We will be launching our next season in the Summer, watch this space!|
|It feels like Spring has arrived this week and the clocks go forward on Saturday night, but not until after the final concert in our current season! Mozart's wonderful Serenade in C minor K388, Rossini, Albeniz, and Malcolm Arnold and lots more.|
Tickets available online and on the door. Don't miss it.
|A reminder that our last concert of the season is London Serenata on the 26th of March. Tickets are available now!|
|Thanks to the Vida Guitar Quartet on Saturday evening for a great concert which we all enjoyed, particularly Chris's "seventh string". It was heartening to see our biggest audience of the season as well.|
Our last concert of this season is the London Serenata on 26th March, tickets available on this website under "Buy Tickets".
|Please note that Phillip Gibbon will be replacing Damian Brasington as London Serenata's bassoonist for our last concert of the season.|
|This is a reminder to everyone that Vida Guitar Quartet are playing for us next Saturday; they are an exciting and dynamic group, make sure and buy your tickets!|
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|For more information, see:||classicalguitarmagazine.com/inside-englands-vida-guitar-quartet-stretching-possibilities/|
|Sincere apologies if you have had problems trying to buy tickets from the website recently. This technical problem has now been fully resolved. If you have any doubts about whether your purchase was successful, please get in touch by email or phone.|
|We are delighted to say that our plans for 2022-23 are almost complete. Details of all the artists and programmes will be available shortly.|
Meanwhile, we still have great concerts on Sat 26th February (Vida Guitar Quartet) and 26th March (London Serenata) to enjoy.
|It seems a long time since our recital in November, but we are back with a wonderful evening of music on 26th February. We have never had a guitar quartet before , but the Vida Quartet should be a great way to start as it brings together four guitarists of exceptional artistry who share a passion for chamber music.|
VIDA conjure up an orchestral palette of colour and effects … they play with technical brilliance and precise ensemble, creating alternately smoky and glittering colours .... that suit the gypsy heart of the music so well.” Classic FM
We shall continue to do all we can to keep everyone safe. We will not be providing interval refreshments to reduce social mingling. Masks are not required, but please wear one if you wish, and please respect those around you if they choose to wear one.
We look forward to seeing you on the 26th. Tickets are available online and on the door.
We have one more concert, on 26th March when the London Serenata are playing a lovely selection of music for wind ensemble.
|We hope you have enjoyed the first three concerts of our season. We now take a short break and return with the Vida Guitar Quartet on Saturday the 26th February 2022.|
|Our next concert is on Saturday 27th November at 7.30pm. Dennis Brain, one of this country's greatest French Horn players, was born 100 years ago this year. To celebrate his centenary, exciting young horn player, Alexei Watkins, with pianist Harry Rylance, has put together a programme of some of the music most closely associated with Dennis. He will also hold a Q and A session about the music and the instrument.|
|For more information, see:||www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2021-22.htm|
|The Mithras Ensemble (BBC Radio3 New Generation Artists) are playing for us on Saturday, 7.30pm at the Amersham Free Church. Their programme features trios by Haydn, Faure and Dvorak.|
|Our next concert is the Mithras Ensemble on 30 October. If you can't wait that long for live music in Amersham, Chiltern Camerata are celebrating their 25th birthday with 2 concerts on Saturday 16th October|
|For more information, see:||https://chilterncamerata.wordpress.com/concerts/|
|Undeterred by the stormy weather, an enthusiastic audience heard pianist Viv McLean give an exhilarating performance of works by Beethoven, Chopin and Gershwin last Saturday night.|
|The Central Band of the Royal Air Force is giving a concert at the King's Church, Amersham at 7.30pm on Thursday 21 October in aid of the RAF Music Charitable Trust. Several members and supporters of the Club have family ties to the Band which is always exciting to listen to.|
|For more information, see:||www.rafmct.org.uk/concerts|
|We can't wait to welcome audiences back to our fantastic season of concerts in Amersham. Only 1 more day until pianist Viv McLean gets our season off to a tremendous start. Some tickets are still available online or phone 01494 765420|
|Please note there have been some changes to the programme for the Vida Guitar Quartet concert on 26th February 2022.|
|For more information, see:||https://www.amershamconcerts.org.uk/season2021-22.htm|
|We have updated our guidance about our Covid arrangements.|
|For more information, see:||amershamconcerts.org.uk/covid|
|We are pleased to launch our 55th season with an exiting variety of concerts planned in the next few months, starting with a piano recital by Viv Mclean on Saturday 2nd October. Tickets can be purchased on this website.|