2019 Summer Residency at The Wallace Collection

CMF returns to The Wallace Collection for our 4th annual Summer Residency.

Monday 22nd  Friday 26th July 2019

Featuring six CMF Artists, 2019 sees the residency expanded beyond the popular free lunchtime recitals to include a children’s concert, a performance for dementia sufferers, and an evening concert centred around Schubert’s ‘Trout Quintet’ with guest performer, Sholto Kynoch.

Lunchtime Recitals (free)

The daily lunchtime recitals feature five of our newest 2018 CMF Artists: Ariana Kashefi (cello), Tom Millar (jazz piano), Toby Hughes (double bass), Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano), and A4 Brass Quartet. Their programmes include music by Brahms, Debussy, Clara Schumann, and Jonathan Bates, a member of A4 Brass Quartet, who also offer a world premiere (the winning entry from their latest composition competition). See below for the full lunchtime recital schedule and programmes.

Children’s Concert with A4 Brass Quartet (free)

A4 Brass Quartet will also present an interactive concert for children and their families (Friday 26th July, 10.30am) during which the audience will have the chance to sing and play along in music ranging from film favourites to Rossini and Tchaikovsky.

‘Discover the Wallace’ with Tom Millar (free)

On Wednesday 24th July, from 2pm, jazz pianist Tom Millar presents an intimate ‘Discover the Wallace’ concert. ‘Discover the Wallace’ is the Collection’s programme for people living with the early stages of dementia and their friends and families. Taking the audience on a trip down memory lane, Tom’s programme will include hits of yesteryear, with songs such as ‘Tea for Two’, ‘Mack the Knife’, and ‘I’ll Be Seeing You’. The performance starts at 3pm, with tea and an opportunity to gently explore the Collection with specialist educators starting from 2pm. This is event is free, but booking is essential. Book here.

Schubert’s Trout (ticketed)

The residency will culminate in our first evening concert at the Collection, an evening of chamber music and song centred around the bubbling ‘Trout Quintet’. Joining to present Schubert’s ever-popular quintet, the Eblana String Trio (2017 CMF Artist) and double bassist Toby Hughes (2018 CMF Artist) collaborate with guest performer, the celebrated pianist Sholto Kynoch. The first half of the concert sees Kynoch join with mezzo-soprano Helen Charlston (2018 CMF Artist) to present a selection of fish-inspired songs, including Schubert’s Die Forelle [The Trout]. Adding carp, crayfish, and mermaids to this lyrical aquarium, Charlston’s programme also includes songs by Poulenc and Mahler. Tickets start at £25 and are able from the Wallace Collection’s website.


2019 Summer Residency: full schedule and programmes

MONDAY 22nd JULY 1pm

Ariana Kashefi (cello) with Maksim Štšura (piano)

Debussy Sonata for cello and piano
Faure Après un rêve
Brahms Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 99

TUESDAY 23rd JULY 1pm

Tom Millar (jazz piano)
Programme to be announced on the day

WEDNESDAY 24th JULY 1pm

Toby Hughes (double bass) with Daniel King Smith (piano)

Descenclos “Aria” from Aria and Rondo
Liebermann Sonata for contrabass and piano
Bottesini Elegy
Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38

WEDNESDAY 24th JULY 3pm

‘Discover the Wallace’ with Tom Millar (jazz piano)

THURSDAY 25th JULY 1pm

Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano) with Adam Cigman-Mark (piano)

Garden Paradise
A Mahler In meines Vaters Garten
Brahms Ständchen
Brahms An eine Äolsharfe
Horwitz Das Gartenfest
Brahms Im Garten am Seegestade
C. Schumann Die stille Lotosblume
Kletzki Der tote Park
Brahms Die Mainacht

Paradise Lost
Brahms Feldeinsamkeit
Stephan Heimat
Horwitz Lied eines Knaben
Brahms O kühler Wald
Berg Vier Gesange, Op. 2

Paradise Remembered
C. Schumann Die gute Nacht, die ich sage dir
Horwitz Abendstunde
Horwitz Die Nacht
Horwitz Herbst

FRIDAY 26th JULY 10.30am

Children’s Concert with A4 Brass Quartet

FRIDAY 26th JULY 1pm

A4 Brass Quartet

Jonathan Bates Toccata 3
Domenico Cimarosa arr. Chris Robertson Overture to ‘The Impresario’
J.S. Bach arr. Chris Robertson Little Fugue in G Minor
Andy Wareham The Code (World Premiere)
Kentaro Sato arr. Jonathan Bates Mae-e
Percy Grainger arr. Chris Robertson Shepherd’s Hey
Bartok arr. Chris Robertson Six Romanian Folk Dances 
Astor Piazzolla arr. Jonathan Bates Libertango
Claude Debussy arr. Illiam Quane Arabesque No. 2
Anton Bruckner arr. Chris Robertson Locus Iste
Jonathan Bates Mists of the Mountains:
iii. Requiem from the Tuvan Hills
iv. A Tale of Two Peaks

FRIDAY 26th JULY 7pm

Schubert’s Trout 

A selection of songs by Schubert, Poulenc, Mahler & Britten

Schubert Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 ‘Trout’

Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
Sholto Kynoch, piano
Jonathan Martindale, violin*
Lucy Nolan, viola*
Peggy Nolan, cello*
Toby Hughes, double bass

* members of Eblana String Trio


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