Friday Lunchtime Concerts | St Barnabas Ealing

Friday Lunchtime Concerts

All concerts are on Friday at 1pm and last for about 45 minutes.  
The concerts are free with a voluntary retiring collection.
No tickets are needed, and everyone is very welcome.
We attract many of the best musicians in London. 
We have a fine Bösendorfer concert grand piano previously owned by the BBC.
All proceeds go to the church funds.   Over £230,000 has been raised so far.
The concerts are organised by Dr Hugh Mather.
Musicians wishing to perform should write to him at

January 24 Milena Simovic (viola) Vitaly Pisarenko (piano)
Brahms: Viola aonata in F minor Op 120 no 1
Schubert: Sonata in A minor D821 ‘Arpeggione’ 
Enescu: Konzertstück for viola and piano

January 31 The Alauda String Quartet
Haydn: String quartet Op 76 no 2 ‘Fifths’
Shostakovich: String quartet no 3 in F Op 73

February 7 Elly Suh (violin)
Paganini: Caprice no 11
Widmann: Etude III (2002)
Biber: Passacaglia
Paganini: Variations on ‘Nel Cor Piu Non Mi Sento’
Bach: Andante from Sonata No 2 in A minor BWV 1003

February 14 Lucia Veintimilla (violin) Amit Yahav (piano)
Beethoven: Violin sonata in F Op 24 ‘Spring’
Schumann: Violin sonata in A minor Op 105

February 21 Ashley Fripp
Chopin: Impromptu no 1 in A flat  Op 29
Chopin: Impromptu No. 2 in  F sharp Op 36
Chopin: Impromptu No. 3 in G flat Op 51
Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor  Op 66
Chopin: Sonata no 3 in B minor Op 58

February 28 The Corran String Quartet
Beethoven: String quartet in C Op 59 no 3  etc

March 6 Andrew Yiangou (piano)
Liszt: Beethoven’s Geistliche Lieder von Gellert S467
Liszt: Légendes, S175/1 & 2
Liszt: Scherzo and March S177

March 13 Colin Stone and Mayumi Iida (piano duo)
Beethoven: Sonata in C minor Op 13 ‘Pathètique’
Schubert: Andantino Varié D823 for piano duo
Schubert: Lebensstürme D947 for piano duo

March 20 George Todica (piano)
(in association with the Keyboard Charitable Trust)

Chopin: Mazurka in C# minor Op 41 no 4
Chopin: Rondo à la Mazur
Enescu: ‘Choral’ and ‘Carillon Nocturne’ from Suite no 3 Op 18
Rachmaninov: Variations on a theme by Corelli Op 42

March 27 The Blaze Ensemble
Finzi: Three Idylls for String quartet
Stanford: Nonet in B flat

April 3 Joanna Kacperek (piano)
A Chopin recital – programme to follow


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