Programme 2018-2019

Friday 14 September 2018, 8.00pm

(following our Society supper at 6.00pm)
Arta Arnicane (piano)
A programme entitled ‘Aqua”, including water-themed music by Ravel, Liszt, Debussy, Chopin and others.

Saturday 20 October 2018, 7.30pm

Gina McCormack (violin)
Nigel Clayton (piano)

SCHUBERT Duo in A
SZYMANOWSKI “La Fontaine D’Arethuse”
DEBUSSY Sonata in G minor
FAURÉ Romance
STRAUSS Sonata Op18

Saturday 17 November 2018, 7.30pm

Brodick String Quartet
MOZART Quartet in G major “Spring” K387
BEETHOVEN Quartet in C minor Opus 18 No.4
BRAHMS Quartet No.2 in A minor

Sunday 2nd December 2018, 3.00pm

Concert to Remember
A special Piano Recital will be given by John Bryden in memory of some of our members who have recently passed away - Tony Watson, Janet Wingfield and Gill McIntosh, wife of former Chairman, Roy. This 'Concert to Remember' will be on Sunday 2nd December at 3.00pm in Melrose Parish Church Hall. Tickets cost £10 (children and students FREE), and can be obtained either by contacting the MMS Treasurer, Ross Thomson, on 01896 822020 or ross551@btinternet.com, or at our concert on Saturday 17th November. All proceeds are in aid of Medecins sans Frontieres.

Friday 14 December 2018, 7.30pm

Ben Schoeman (piano)
J.S. BACH French Suite no. 4 in E flat major, BWV 815
CHOPIN Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60, Scherzo no. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39 Impromptu in G flat major, Op. 51 Polonaise Heroïque in A flat major, Op. 53
TCHAIKOVSKY Concert Suite from “The Nutcracker”, Op.71
RACHMANINOFF Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36

Saturday 19 January 2019,7.30pm

Jamal Aliyev (cello)
Jȃms Coleman (piano)

BEETHOVEN Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.5 No.2
BLOCH From Jewish Life for Cello and Piano
LIGETI Sonata for Solo Cello
BRIDGE Sonata for cello and piano (1917)

Sunday 10 February 2019, 3.00pm

Adam Walker (flute)
James Baillieu (piano)

REINECKE “Undine’”Sonata Op 167
WIDOR Suite Op 34
SCHUMANN Three Romances Op 94
FRANCK Sonata in A major for Flute and Piano

Friday 22 March 2019, 7.30pm

A4 Brass Quartet
A selection of music by Classical and Contemporary composers ranging from Mendelssohn and Goedicke to Grainger and Jonathan Bates, one of the Quartet’s members who also has arranged several of the works. The programme will include his Suite ‘Alone at the Opera’ featuring some well-known operatic melodies.

This concert is sponsored by The Tunnell Trust

All Concerts are in Melrose Parish Church Hall