Highlights April to July 2022 include…

Saturday 30 April, 7pm

St Mary’s Church, Hay-on-Wye

Solo recital

Schumann Kinderszenen, Schubert Impromptus D. 899 Nos. 2 and 3, Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie; Nocturnes by Szymanowska, Grieg, Fanny Mendelssohn, Debussy, Poulenc and Chopin, interspersed with selections from the Great American Songbook (arr. Tom Poster)

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Monday 2 May, 3pm

Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Solo recital

Schumann Kinderszenen, Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie; Nocturnes by Szymanowska, Grieg, Fanny Mendelssohn, Debussy, Poulenc, Clara Schumann, Tom Poster and Chopin, interspersed with selections from the Great American Songbook (arr. Tom Poster)

 

Thursday 5 May, 6.30pm

Fidelio Cafe, Clerkenwell, London

Solo recital

'Of Night and Dreams': a sequence of Nocturnes by Szymanowska, Grieg, Fanny Mendelssohn, Debussy, Poulenc, Clara Schumann, Tom Poster and Chopin, interspersed with selections from the Great American Songbook (arr. Tom Poster)

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Saturday 14 May, 7.30pm

Wendover Music - St Mary’s Church, Wendover

With Timothy Ridout (viola)

Kurt Schwertsik Haydn Lived in Eisenstadt, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Schubert Arpeggione Sonata

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Sunday 22 May, 11.15am

Oxford Coffee Concerts - Holywell Room, Oxford

Solo recital

A selection of Grieg's Lyric Pieces juxtaposed with works by composers he revered, as well as a more recent tribute - Robert Schumann Kinderszenen, Clara Schumann Nocturne, Cheryl Frances-Hoad Contemplation (Homage to Grieg), Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie

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Sunday 22 May, 6pm

Music in Adderbury - Church of St Peter and St Paul, Deddington

Solo recital

A selection of Grieg's Lyric Pieces juxtaposed with works by composers he revered, as well as a more recent tribute - Robert Schumann Kinderszenen, Clara Schumann Nocturne, Cheryl Frances-Hoad Contemplation (Homage to Grieg), Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie

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BERGEN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL

Thursday 26 May, 7.30pm - Håkonshallen, Bergen, Norway

With Elena Urioste (violin)

Ole Bull Sæterjentens Søndag, Mark Simpson An Essay of Love, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Britten Suite for violin and piano, Donald Grant Bha là eile ann (There was a different day), Grieg Violin Sonata No. 2

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Friday 27 and Saturday 28 May, 10.30pm - Troldhaugen (Grieg’s villa), Bergen, Norway

Tom gives two solo recitals on Grieg’s beautiful 1892 Steinway, featuring a selection of Grieg's Lyric Pieces juxtaposed with works by composers he revered, as well as a more recent tribute - Robert Schumann Kinderszenen, Clara Schumann Nocturne, Cheryl Frances-Hoad Contemplation (Homage to Grieg), Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie

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Wednesday 8 June, 7.30pm

Maidenhead Music Society - Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Armand Djikoloum (oboe), Elena Urioste (violin), Nathan Amaral (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

MacDowell To a Wild Rose for solo piano, Elgar Soliloquy for oboe and piano, Bridge Phantasie for piano trio, Britten Phantasy Quartet for oboe and strings, Beach Piano Quintet, selections from the Great American Songbook (arr. TP)

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Thursday 9 June, 7.30pm

Wigmore Hall, London

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Armand Djikoloum (oboe), Elena Urioste (violin), Nathan Amaral (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

MacDowell To a Wild Rose for solo piano, Elgar Soliloquy for oboe and piano, Bridge Phantasie for piano trio, Britten Phantasy Quartet for oboe and strings, Beach Piano Quintet

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Saturday 11 June, 8pm

Dublin International Chamber Music Festival - Townhall, Windmill Quarter

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Armand Djikoloum (oboe), Elena Urioste (violin), Nathan Amaral (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

MacDowell To a Wild Rose for solo piano, Elgar Soliloquy for oboe and piano, Bridge Phantasie for piano trio, Britten Phantasy Quartet for oboe and strings, Beach Piano Quintet

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ALDEBURGH FESTIVAL

Wednesday 15 June, 7.30pm - Blythburgh Church

Nicola Benedetti (violin) and Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Elena Urioste (violin), Nathan Amaral (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Vicki Powell (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Gabriel Cabezas (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

A sequence of night-themed miniatures by Dowland, Britten, Price, Lutyens, Boccherini, Schubert, Saariaho, Boulanger, Poulenc, Bloch, Vaughan Williams and Cole Porter; Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht

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Friday 17 June, 3.00pm - Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

With Mark Simpson (clarinet), Elena Urioste (violin)

Britten Suite for violin and piano, Bridge Romanze and Heart’s Ease, Mark Simpson Echoes and Embers, Grieg Lyric Pieces, Bartók Contrasts

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Saturday 18 June, 9.00pm - Blythburgh Church

With Nicola Benedetti (violin), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Laura van der Heijden (cello)

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

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Monday 20 June, 7.30pm - Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Karim Sulayman (tenor), Ben Goldscheider (horn), Elena Urioste (violin), Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Mozart Horn Quintet, Vaughan Williams Merciless Beauty, Britten Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain, Clara Schumann Songs (arr. Tom Poster for voice and strings), Korngold Piano Quintet

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Thursday 14 July

Giardini La Mortella, Ischia, Italy

With Southbank Sinfonia, Simon Over (conductor)

Beethoven Emperor Concerto

 

 

Saturday 16 July

Anghiari Festival, Tuscany, Italy

With Southbank Sinfonia, Simon Over (conductor)

Beethoven Emperor Concerto

And some filmed performances still available from 2020-21…

 

Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, recorded in September 2021 -

Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 with Magnus Johnston, Brett Dean and Guy Johnston: WATCH HERE

Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano, Caplet Quintet for Piano and Winds with Orsino Ensemble: WATCH HERE

 

Ravel Piano Concerto in G major with Southbank Sinfonia and Simon Over at St John’s Smith Square, recorded in July 2021: WATCH HERE

Kaleidoscope plays George Walker Lyric for Strings, Beach Romance and Elgar Piano Quintet for Oxford Coffee Concerts at the Holywell Room, recorded in November 2020: WATCH HERE

 

Kaleidoscope plays Dvorak Piano Quartet No. 2 and Coleridge-Taylor Nonet at Wigmore Hall, recorded in August 2020 - WATCH HERE

 

Rachmaninov Sonata for cello and piano with Guy Johnston at 22 Mansfield Street, recorded in July 2020: WATCH HERE

Beethoven Archduke Trio with Magnus Johnston and Marie Bitlloch at Imperial College, recorded in December 2020: WATCH HERE

Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott play Tom’s arrangement of Over the Rainbow: WATCH HERE

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