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  • Our members' concert on 13th February 2017

    Dear ECMC Member/Friend,

    The February concert will be on Monday 13th. Do bring your own programme, which is available for download here.

    Before I give you the programme details, do note in your diaries that the following concert will be on March 13th, and is organised by Saori Howse; please let her know if you have anything to offer.

    We start our February 13th concert with two 18th-century trio sonatas for two recorders and continuo by Daniel Purcell and Robert Valentine, played by Linda Shanks & Hilary Potts (recorders), Kathryn Weeks (cello) and Chris Moore (piano continuo).

    Daniel Purcell...

  • Our next members' concert on 9th January 2017

    A Happy New Year to all!

    ECMC’s new year starts on Monday 9th January with our 124th concert, which especially feature voice and clarinet. Do bring your own programme, which is available for download here.

    Please note that the following concert will be on February 13th and could hardly be more contrasted, with trio sonatas for recorder duet and continuo and a Rachmaninov piano concerto. Please let John Heffernan know if you have anything else to offer.

    Back to next Monday. First we have a group of Roger Quilter songs performed by Jo Parton (mezzo) with David Smith at...

  • December concert and all-comers play-in

    As we wind up 2016, first please note that the AGM Minutes from last month are here,

    Here are the details for the Christmas concert and Play-in on Monday 12th December. The programme is available for download here. Please print your own programme, as any that I print are intended for visitors.

    We begin with a Cradle song by Liz Sharma, sung by soprano Genevieve Usher, with Chris Crocker on piano and Liz on recorder. This began life as a choral piece and was first performed seven years ago.

    On this occasion we will have some guest singers....

  • November Concert

    The programme is available to download here

    Firstly, the Milhaud Suite for violin, clarinet and piano Op.157b performed by John Martin, Theresa Cory and David Smith. The four movements are Ouverture, Divertissement, Jeu and Introduction et Final.

    Milhaud (1892-1974) was a member of Les Six, which included Honegger and the Widor of the famous toccata -— and one of the most prolific composers of the 20th century. His compositions are influenced by jazz and Latin American music and make use of  polytonality. As a Jew, he had to leave France during WW2, and got a teaching post in USA, where It’s striking...

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This Season's Meeting Dates And Organisers

For more details, see the Events page.

  • Mar 2017: Saori Howse
  • April 2017: Lewis Lev
  • May 2017: John Heffernan
  • June 2017: Andrew Lewandowski
  • July 2017: Liz Sharma