Highlights May to November 2021 include…

Friday 28 May

Kaleidoscope’s debut disc, American Quintets, released on Chandos Records!

ORDER HERE!

Monday 31 May, 7.30pm - live-streamed by Wigmore Hall (available until late August)

Wigmore Hall, London

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Mary Bevan (soprano), Elena Urioste (violin), Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Stephen Upshaw (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (double bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Florence Price Piano Quintet, Fauré La bonne chanson, Mendelssohn Piano Sextet

WATCH HERE

 

Monday 19 July, 2pm - broadcast on BBC Radio 3 (available for 30 days after)

BBC Radio 3 Afternoon Concert - recorded at Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

With BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Cyril Scott Early One Morning

LISTEN HERE

 

Sunday 25 July, 3pm - live-streamed online (available after)

St John’s Smith Square, London

With Southbank Sinfonia, Simon Over (conductor)

Ravel Piano Concerto in G major

WATCH HERE

 

Friday 30 July, 8pm - live-streamed online

MusicFest Aberystwyth

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Karim Sulayman (tenor), Elena Urioste (violin), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Handel Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle, Schubert Songs, Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Vaughan Williams How Cold the Wind Doth Blow, Hahn (arr. Poster) Four Songs

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CHAMBER MUSIC BY THE SEA - Maryland, USA

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Tuesday 3 August, 7pm EDT / midnight BST - live-streamed online

Programme includes Florence Price Piano Quintet and Tom Poster’s arrangements of Bartók and Spirituals

Thursday 5 August, 7pm EDT / midnight BST - live-streamed online

Programme includes Mendelssohn Piano Sextet and Tom Poster’s arrangements of Jerome Kern

Saturday 7 August, 7pm EDT / midnight BST - live-streamed online

Programme includes Amy Beach Piano Quintet and Tom Poster’s arrangements of songs by Hahn and Blitzstein

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Monday 23 August - broadcast on BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4: How to Play

Tom gives a performer’s perspective on Schubert’s Trout Quintet

 

Thursday 26 August, 1pm - rebroadcast by Wigmore Hall (available for 30 days after)

Wigmore Hall, London

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Matthew Hunt (clarinet), Elena Urioste (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

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LAMMERMUIR FESTIVAL

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Armand Djikoloum (oboe), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Amy Harman (bassoon), Ben Goldscheider (horn), Magnus Johnston (violin), Tom Poster (piano)

Thursday 16 September, 2.30pm - Dunbar Parish Church

Tailleferre Sonate champêtre, Poulenc Sonata for clarinet and bassoon, Glinka Trio pathétique, Mark Simpson Echoes and Embers, Beethoven Quintet for Piano and Winds

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Friday 17 September, 11am - Holy Trinity Church, Haddington

Tribute to Dennis Brain: Mozart Quintet for Piano and Winds, Huw Watkins Lament, Brahms Horn Trio

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Saturday 18 September, 7.30pm

Royal Albert Hall, London

With Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Neville Creed (conductor)

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor’

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Friday 24 September

Tom and Elena’s Jukebox Album released on Orchid Records - pre-order details coming soon!

 

Friday 24 September, 1pm

LSO St Luke’s, London

With Ben Goldscheider (horn)

Beethoven Horn Sonata, Mark Simpson New Work (world premiere), Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Jane Vignery Horn Sonata

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HATFIELD HOUSE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

Marble Hall, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

Wednesday 29 September, 7.30pm - with Magnus Johnston (violin), Brett Dean (viola), Guy Johnston (cello)

Schumann Piano Trio No. 2, Joseph Phibbs Cello Sonata (world premiere), Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1

Friday 1 October, 7.30pm - with Orsino Ensemble

Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano, Caplet Quintet for Piano and Winds

Sunday 3 October, 12pm - with Magnus Johnston (violin), Brett Dean (viola), Guy Johnston (cello), tbc (double bass)

Schubert Trout Quintet

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Thursday 30 September, 7.30pm

Malvern Concert Club - Forum Theatre, Malvern

Aronowitz Piano Trio

Schubert Notturno, Schumann Piano Trio No. 2, Schubert Piano Trio No. 1

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Friday 22 October, 7.30pm

Wendover Music - St Mary’s Church, Wendover

With Timothy Ridout (viola)

Programme includes the two Brahms Sonatas for viola and piano

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Friday 29 October to Monday 1 November

Recording sessions for Chandos Records - Potton Hall, Suffolk

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

 

Sunday 7 November. 3pm

Oxford Chamber Music Society - Holywell Room, Oxford

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Elena Urioste (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Xavier Foley (double bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Quartet, Felix Mendelssohn Piano Sextet, Schubert Trout Quintet

 

Monday 8 to Tuesday 9 November

Recording sessions for Chandos Records - Potton Hall, Suffolk

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

 

Friday 12 November, 7.30pm

Halifax Philharmonic Club - Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Adam Walker (flute), Elena Urioste (violin), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Mozart Flute Quartet No. 1, Amy Beach Romance, Duruflé Prélude, récitatif et variations, Bartók Suite paysanne hongroise, Coleridge-Taylor Piano Quintet

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Thursday 18 November, 7.30pm

Milton Court Concert Hall, London

With Alison Balsom (trumpet), Britten Sinfonia, Scott Stroman (conductor)

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue (in a new arrangement by Simon Wright for trumpet, piano and orchestra)

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And some recordings still available from last year…

 

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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