The Melrose Music Society, Melrose, Scotland



The Melrose Music Society has been bringing classical and contemporary chamber concerts of international standard to Melrose and the Scottish Borders since 1962.


2014 - 2015 Concert Programme

Saturday 20 September 2014 | Society Supper 6pm; Concert 8pm

Natalie Montakhab, soprano; Christopher Baxter, piano

Melrose Music Society Supper at 6pm for 6.30pm, concert follows at 8pm. A richly varied programme including Handel, Purcell, Schubert, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Britten and Gershwin.

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Sunday 26 October 2014 | 7.30pm

Ivana Gavric, piano

  • Bartok - Suite, Op 14
  • Schubert - Sonata in A minor, D784
  • Grieg - Ballade
  • Rachmaninov - Four Preludes (selection)

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Friday 21 November 2014 | 7.30pm

Primrose Piano Quartet: Susanne Stanzeleit, violin; Robin Ireland, viola; Andrew Fuller, cello; John Thwaites, piano

  • Mozart - Piano Quartet in G minor, K478
  • Chausson - Piano Quartet
  • Dvorak - Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 87

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Friday 12 December 2014 | 7.30pm

Maxwell String Quartet: George Smith, violin; Gordon Bragg, violin; David Bamaung, viola; Duncan Strachan, cello

  • Mendelssohn - String Quartet No 5 in E flat, Op 44, No 3
  • Schubert - String Quartet No 14 in D minor, D810 ('Death and the Maiden')

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Friday 16 January 2015 | 7.30pm

Gould Piano Trio: Lucy Gould, violin; Alice Neary, cello; Benjamin Frith, piano

  • Brahms - Trio No 3 in C minor, Op 101
  • James MacMillan - Piano Trio No 2
  • Schubert - Trio in B flat, Op 99

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Thursday 5 February 2015 | 7.30pm

Adams and Wright: Piers Adams, recorders; David Wright, harpsichord

'Wild men of the Seicento': A thrilling presentation of the music of the 17th century in the Phantasticus style by the reigning virtuoso in the world today - Washington Post

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Thursday 19 March 2015 | 7.30pm

Ishizuka Liu Duo (Tunnell Trust Award Winners): Juza Ishizuka (Japan), violin; Ji Liu (China), piano

  • Beethoven - Violin Sonata No 4 in A minor
  • Brahms - Violin Sonata No 2 in A major
  • Webern - Four pieces for violin and piano
  • Elgar - Violin Sonata in E minor

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Tickets for all concerts can be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. Unless otherwise stated above tickets are £12 for non-members, and £7 for members. Society members may also purchase a season ticket giving entrance to all concerts for just £25: please see Membership & Tickets for full details on how to become a member.


Melrose Music Society gratefully acknowledges support from: