All events are at the Discovery Centre unless otherwise stated.

D Daniel Tong piano/Artistic Director
L Laura Samuel violin
T Tom Dunn viola
K Kate Gould cello/Artistic Director
I Ivan Ludlow baritone

with guests:

E Esther Hoppe violin
Kr Krzysztof Chorzelski viola/violin
R Richard Lester cello


1 Thursday 25 April, 12noon

Open Rehearsal
Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 E,Kr,T,R,D
Duration: 1 hour, no interval

2 Thursday 25 April, 7.45pm

  • Pre-concert talk at 6.15pm
The festival musicians discuss Fauré’s Piano Quartet in G minor
Duration: approx 30 minutes with time afterwards to buy a drink before the concert
Mozart Duo for violin and viola in B flat major, K424 L,T
Shostakovich Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40 K,D
Fauré Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 45 E,Kr,R,D
Ends: 9.30pm

A drinks party for Friends of Winchester Chamber Music Festival will be held in the Gallery at the Discovery Centre at 6.45pm. More information on how to become a Friend can be found on our ‘Support Us’ page – new members are always welcome!

3 Friday 26 April, 7.30pm

Haydn Piano Trio in A, HobXV:18 L,K,D
Debussy Trois Poèmes de Paul Verlaine I,D
Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 E,Kr,T,R,D
Ends: 9.00pm

4 Saturday 27 April, 11.30am

Coffee Concert

(Tickets include coffee, available from 10.45am)

ArenskyString Quartet in A minor, Op. 35L,Kr,R,K

Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor, K478 L,T,K,D
Ends: 12.35pm – no interval

5 Saturday 27 April, 6pm

Ravel Histoires Naturelles I,D
Shostakovich Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 67 L,K,D
Debussy String Quartet in G minor L,E,Kr,K
Ends: 7.40pm

6 Saturday 27 April, 9.45pm

Venue: St Lawrence Church

Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K516 E,L,T,Kr,R
Ends: 10.20pm, no interval

7 Sunday 28 April, 4pm

Haydn String Quartet in C minor, Op. 17 No 4 SE,Kr,T,R
Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor E,D
Borodin Songs with cello I,K,D
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70 L,E,Kr,T,K,R
Ends: 5.45pm

2013 Emerging Talent and Creative Learning Programme

1 Creative Learning Concert

Friday 26 April, 5.30pm

Members of the London Bridge Ensemble and children from St Bede’s Primary School and Oliver’s Battery Primary School led by the Festival’s brilliant project leaders Sam Glazer and Jack Ross, perform in this interactive concert designed to showcase the Festival’s creative learning work. The programme will include extracts from festival repertoire, performed alongside world premieres created by the participants and inspired by this repertoire.
Ends: 6.25pm, no interval

2 firefly burning

Friday 26 April, 9.45pm

Venue: Discovery Centre – Library Foyer
Alt-folk quintet ‘firefly burning’ bring their unique blend of piano, strings, gamelan, guitar and stunning vocals to this late-night festival gig, performing songs rich with close vocal harmonies, infectious rhythms and delicate atmospheric textures.
Bea Hankey – vocals, John Barber – piano/gamelan, Sam Glazer – cello, James Redwood – violin and Jack Ross – guitar.
Ends: 10.30pm, no interval

3 Masterclass

Sunday 28 April, 11.30am

Members of the London Bridge Ensemble give a masterclass to The Hampshire String Quartet, who appear with the support of Hampshire Music Services, and a final-year ensemble from Southampton University. Audiences can drop in and out as they like at any point during the session.
Ends: 1.15pm, no interval