Highlights January to June 2020 include…

Saturday 18 January, 8.00pm

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford

With City of Oxford Orchestra, Stephen Bell (conductor)

Grieg Piano Concerto



Friday 24 January, 7.30pm

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon (part of a Tom Poster/Kaleidoscope residency 2020)

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Katharine Dain (soprano), Savitri Grier (violin), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Beethoven Folksong Arrangements, Clara Schumann Songs, Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2, Britten Folksong Arrangements, Vaughan Williams How Cold the Wind Doth Blow, Amy Beach Two Songs, Cole Porter (arr. Tom Poster) Songs


Sunday 2 February, 5.00pm

Shaftesbury Chamber Music Series - Port Regis School, Dorset

With Elena Urioste (violin)

Paul Schoenfeld Four Souvenirs, Elgar Violin Sonata, Amy Beach Three Pieces, Britten Suite, Gershwin (arr. Heifetz) Porgy and Bess (selections)



Friday 7 to Sunday 9 February

Finchcocks, Kent

Music and Yoga with Tom Poster and Elena Urioste

Tom and Elena run a long weekend course for amateur pianists in this beautiful venue with its collection of historic pianos




Two evening concerts at Wigmore Hall, London

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective: Mark Simpson (clarinet), Amy Harman (bassoon), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Elena Urioste (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (bass), Tom Poster (piano, artistic director)

Friday 14 February, 7.30pm

Strauss/Hasenöhrl Till Eulenspiegel, Fanny Mendelssohn Fantasia, Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Glinka Trio Pathétique, Schubert 'Trout' Quintet


Saturday 15 February, 7.30pm

Mozart Bassoon Quartet, Dohnanyi Sextet, Beethoven Septet



Thursday 20 February, 1.00pm

The Assembly House, Norwich

Solo recital

Schumann Kinderszenen, Clara Schumann Nocturne, Cheryl Frances-Hoad Contemplation (Homage to Grieg), Grieg Nocturne, Grieg Study (Homage to Chopin), Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 'Funeral March'



Friday 21 February, 1.00pm

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham

Solo recital

Schumann Kinderszenen, Clara Schumann Nocturne, Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 'Funeral March'




Thursday 27 February, 7.30pm - Portsmouth Guildhall

Friday 28 February, 7.30pm - Victoria Rooms, Bristol

Sunday 1 March, 3.00pm - Bournemouth Pavilion

With Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Bell (conductor)

Grieg Piano Concerto

MORE - Portsmouth, Bristol and Bournemouth


Friday 6 March

Album release: The Grieg Violin Sonatas with Elena Urioste (Orchid Classics)

Watch this space for details of a special album launch event!


Sunday 8 March, 11.00am

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Solo recital

Schumann Kinderszenen, Clara Schumann Nocturne, Cheryl Frances-Hoad Contemplation (Homage to Grieg), Grieg Nocturne, Grieg Study (Homage to Chopin), Chopin Piano Sonata No. 2 'Funeral March'




Wednesday 11 March - National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai

Thursday 12 March - Poona Chamber Music Society

With Savitri Grier (violin)

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 3, Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1, Messiaen Theme and Variations, Fauré Violin Sonata No. 1



Sunday 22 March, 11.00am

Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Brighton

Aronowitz Ensemble

Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1/3, Elgar Piano Quintet



Thursday 26 March, 8.30pm

Grand Théâtre de la Coursive, La Rochelle, France

With Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon (conductor)

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 23



Thursday 16 April, 8.00pm - Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, Los Angeles

Friday 17 April, 7:30pm - Hahn Hall, Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara

Sunday 19 April, 3.00pm - Museum of Ventura County, Ventura

Tuesday 21 April, 7.30pm - Rothenberg Hall, San Marino

With Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Sarah Nelson Craft (mezzo)

Rubbra Oboe Sonata, Harty Three Miniatures, Harbison Mirabai Songs



Thursday 30 April

Djanogly Recital Hall, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham

Aronowitz Piano Trio

Haydn Piano Trio in E major, Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1/3, Schubert Piano Trio No. 1


Friday 1 May, 7.30pm

Leamington Music Festival - Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington

With Sacconi Quartet, Andrew Marshall (double bass)

Beethoven Piano Sonata Op. 90, Beethoven ‘Emperor' Concerto (arr. Lachner for piano and string quintet)



Wednesday 6 May, 7.30pm

York Concerts: Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, York

Aronowitz Ensemble

Schubert Adagio and Rondo Concertante, Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1/2, Fauré Piano Quartet No. 1


Monday 11 May, 6.00pm

Glasgow City Halls (recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3)

With SCO Winds

Beethoven Quintet for piano and winds


Wednesday 13 May, 7.30pm

Old College, Aberystwyth

Solo recital

‘Of Night and Dreams’ - Nocturnes by Maria Szymanowska, Grieg, Fanny Mendelssohn, Debussy, Poulenc, Clara Schumann, Tom Poster and Chopin; interspersed with Tom Poster’s arrangements of Gershwin, Kern, Porter and other gems from the Great American Songbook


Friday 5 June, 10.00pm

Wigmore Hall, London

With Guy Johnston (cello)

Beethoven Variations on ‘Bei Männern’ from The Magic Flute, Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Fauré Romance, Mendelssohn Variations Concertantes, MacMillan Kiss on Wood, Rachmaninov Vocalise, Martinů Rossini Variations



Tuesday 9 to Tuesday 16 June

Music in a French Village - Cucugnan, France

With Elena Urioste (violin), Elias String Quartet

Six concerts to include a solo piano recital, violin and piano recital, Schumann Piano Quintet and Chausson Concert for violin, piano and string quartet



Sunday 21 June

Buscot Park Theatre, Oxfordshire

With Elena Urioste (violin)

Programme tbc




Highlights later in 2020 include Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective’s autumn tour, a Beethoven trio cycle with the Aronowitz Piano Trio, and Beethoven’s ‘Emperor’ Concerto at the Royal Albert Hall with the RPO. Tom will also be teaching and performing at Dartington International Summer School from 8th to 15th August - course details HERE