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.


Programme 2017–2018

Friday 15 September 2017 | Society Supper 6pm; Concert 8pm

Alvaro Siculiana – Piano

Alvaro Siculiana

Melrose Music Society Candlelight Supper at 6pm for 6.30pm, concert follows at 8pm.
Debussy: 'Images' Vol 1
Ravel: 'Valses Nobles et sentimentales'
Mussorgsky: 'Pictures at an Exhibition'

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Sunday 8 October 2017 | 7.30pm

Doric String Quartet

Doric String Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet Op 20 No 6
Britten: String Quartet No 1
Mendelssohn: String Quartet Op 80

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Sunday 26 November 2017 | 2.30pm

Phil Gault – Baritone, Claire Haslin – Piano

Phil Gault, Claire Haslin

Schumann: Dichterliebe
Barber: Three Songs Op 10; Nocturne (Op13, no 4)
Finzi: Let Us Garlands Bring
Ravel: Histoires Naturelles
Selection of Michael Head songs

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Sunday 10 December 2017 | 2.30pm

Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay – Violin, Min-Jung Kym – Piano

Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay, Min-Jung Kym

Debussy: Violin Sonata in G Minor
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No.7 in C Minor, Op.30 No.2
Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major

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Friday 12 January 2018 | 7.30pm

Fali Pavri – Piano, Naomi Boole-Masterson – Cello, Yann Ghiro – Clarinet

Fali Pavri, Naomi Boole-Masterson, Yann Ghiro

Beethoven: Trio in Bb Maj. Op.11
Brahms: Sonata for Clarinet & Piano in Eb Maj. Op.120 No.2
John Mayer: Prabandha for Cello & Piano
Brahms: Trio in A Min. Op.114

Melrose Parish Church Hall →

Friday 23 February 2018 | 7.30pm

Atéa Wind Quintet

Atéa Wind Quintet

Debussy: Suite No.2 arr. Gordon Davies
Bozza: Quartet Musique de Nuit
Bach: Goldberg Variations, selected movements
Mozart: Andante for a Small Organ Cylinder in F major, K. 616, arr. Meyer
Manookian: Wind Quintet; Mortensen: Wind Quintet

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Saturday 17 March 2018 | 7.30pm

Tim Kliphuis Trio – Violin, Guitar, Bass

Tim Kliphuis Trio

Award-winning Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis breathes new life into existing styles with a high-energy blend of classical, gypsy jazz and folk music. His improvised sound is totally new and has popular appeal. Think Stéphane Grapelli... A new venture for MMS!

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Tickets for all concerts can be purchased at the door on the evening of the performance. Unless otherwise stated above tickets are £14 for non-members. Society membership, giving entrance to all concerts for just £60, may be purchased: please see Membership & Tickets for full details on how to become a member.


Melrose Music Society gratefully acknowledges support from: