The Milverton Concert Society

Friday March 30th, 2012

Jeremy Polmear and Diana Ambache with Jenny Agutter* ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’

Jeremy Polmear and Diana Ambache with Jenny Agutter* ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’

An exploration in words and music of the ways people have sought happiness over the centuries, covered in writings from Shakespeare to Gyles Brandreth, and music from Purcell to Offenbach and Gershwin.

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  • HAPPY NOW?
    Jeremy Polmear and Diana Ambache with Jenny Agutter* ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ -- 30th March 2012

Saturday February 18th, 2012

Bella Tromba

Bella Tromba

lunchtime concert!

We welcome a return visit by this vibrant, versatile trumpet ensemble playing music from the 18th century to the present day and from classical to swing: all guaranteed to brighten any winter’s day!

A delicious addition – not to be missed – will be our popular ‘soup and puds’ lunch in the Victoria Rooms, Milverton, after the concert.

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Friday January 20th, 2012

The Bacchus Trio

The Bacchus Trio

This concert welcomes the Bacchus Trio: Thomas Gould, leading British violinist of the younger generation in trio with Alasdair Beatson – piano – and James Barralet – ‘cello. Their programme will include music by Brahms, Liszt and Beethoven.

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Friday December 9th, 2011

The Carnival Band

The Carnival Band

‘The Carnival of Yule’

From Medieval England to ‘le jazz cool’ via Latin rhythms and Cajun beats, The Carnival Band go beyond the spirit of Christmas to the spirit of celebration the world over. Five musical explorers with over 20 instruments including shawm, bagpipes, Turkish clarinet, fiddle, guitar, bass, drums and LOTS of singing.

Suitable for all ages.

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Friday November 18th, 2011

The Ardeo Quartet and Alexander Karpeyev

The Ardeo Quartet and Alexander Karpeyev

This superlative quartet of young French musicians who met at the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse will be joined by renowned pianist, Alexander Karpeyev, making a guest appearance to delight us with their performance of César Franck’s brilliant Piano Quintet in F Minor.

Haydn · String Quartet No. 1 in B flat Major, Op. 1
Beethoven · String Quartet No. 7 in F Major ‘Rasumovsky’
Franck · Piano Quintet in F Minor

Wednesday October 19th, 2011

The Two Moors Festival in association with The Milverton Concert Society

Please note

Milverton Concert Society will provide lunch on Saturday 22nd October at £8 per head in the Victoria Rooms, which should be booked ahead with your concert tickets. The Globe Inn is offering a set menu supper on both days from 6.00pm which should be booked directly with them. There will be a bar in the church in the evening.

For full details, please see the Festival Programme.
Tickets for these events are available from the Two Moors Festival Box Office 01643 831006.

Friday September 23rd, 2011

Melvyn Tan and Guy Johnston

Melvyn Tan and Guy Johnston

As many of you will know, world renowned pianist, Melvyn Tan, has in the last year accepted The Milverton Concert Society’s invitation to become our Honorary President. Melvyn is returning, this time with cellist Guy Johnston, to give another stellar performance here in the heart of Somerset. They will be repeating this evening’s programme at the Wigmore Hall in October.
Remember to book early to avoid disappointment, on 01823 400200.

Beethoven · Sonata in C Major, Op. 102 number 1
Anton Rubinstein · Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 18
Rachmaninov · ‘Prélude et Danse Orientale’
Mendelssohn · Sonata in D Major, Op. 58

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