We're a friendly amateur chamber music club based in Ealing, West London.
We help players to find other people with similar interests and abilities and
put together groups for works they'd like to play.
Read more about us on the About page.
Big thanks to John Heffernan for volunteering! John has agreed to take over the job of Membership Secretary from Hilary. He’ll keep the membership list up to date and deal with new applications. He’ll also send over the heavies when members don’t pay their subscriptions. Hilary will still keep on putting together the programmes and her excellent programme notes. Thanks to Hilary for doing it for so long, and thanks to John for taking it over now! Members really appreciate the time you and the other committee members take to keep the club running.
General If you’re a member, you should have received the updated Member list in this month’s email. Our next concert is on Monday 11th April and it’s a bumper issue which we hope will attract a good audience of members. Before I get on with programme notes, I will give you the further notices now. The following concert will be on 9th May, and will be organised by Lewis Lev, so please tell him as soon as possible if you think you will have an item to contribute. This month there were too many offers and one had to be bumped. Secondly, we have a new member who is very keen to join in and has written as follows: Hello all, I have just joined, name is Malcolm and I play bassoon grade 8. 2nd bassoon in Wycombe Sinfonia. I live in High Wycombe, Bucks.I have various bassoon, piano works...
Programme Notes Our next concert is on March 14th and features wind, strings and piano from Baroque to contemporary. Please note also that the April concert will be on Monday 11th, and will be organised by Andrew Lewandowski, let him know in good time if you expect to have something to offer. We begin with the J.S. Bach Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in G Minor, BWV 1020 played by Theresa C. and David S. (on the piano). There are 3 movements: Allegro, Adagio, Allegro. The date of composition is not known, in fact the earliest (18th century) copies of the work attribute it either to C.P.E. Bach or to the Bach family generally, and according to some sources it began life as a violin sonata. Only in the 19th century was it thought to be by J.S. Bach, and since then there has been a continuous debate, which seems...
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This Season's Meeting Dates And Organisers
For more details, see the Events page.
- Feb 8: John Heffernan
- March 14: Saori Howse
- April 11: Andrew Lewandowski
- May 9: Lewis Lev
- June 13: John Heffernan
- July 11: Liz Sharma
- Sept 12: Saori Howse
- Oct 10: Lewis Lev
- Nov 14: David Smith
- Dec 12: Liz Sharma