We're looking forward to a very busy July and August with performances almost every Saturday. We're playing at Gants Mill in Bruton next week, always amazing to see their incredible flower garden. Quick plug for our friends up the road at Common Farm Flowers who grow and cut native British flowers: eco-friendly, seasonal and gorgeous.
Apologies to any of you out there who've sent an email via the website or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org and had no reply. The forms on the website haven't been working for a few weeks (email forwarding error on my part) I think they're fixed now, I'm doing a few tests and hopefully everything should work okay. If you don't hear from me, do please persis
The splendid Punch Brothers are playing next Wednesday 14th November at The Tunnels in Bristol so I have a good excuse to share this link of their fantastic version of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 3 (third movement) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1NNBf7uVQ4
We'll be there!
We've just finished setting up our online bookings page, there you'll be able to 'Save the Date' with a £15 deposit (fully refundable). Payments are processed through Paypal. Gradually we're emerging into the digital age!
Just a quick mention for a lovely concert coming up this Saturday 24th March at St Mary's Church, Glastonbury 7.30pm featuring a glorious selection of pieces written by Henry Purcell for voices, organ and strings. Tickets are £10, available on the door.
Happy New Year to all. It's been a long time since I posted, no excuses, I've just been busy and finding it hard to find time to sit at the computer. One of the highlights of the festive season was a wonderful concert with Oakfield Choir at Christchurch in Frome, our quartet joined forces with the Stringbeans and a few friends to make a small chamber orchestra conducted by Paul Dowbekin, the very Christmassy programme included Gerald Finzi's In Terra Pax which I hadn't heard before and really enjoyed. Looking forward to some great music-making in
We're delighted to be performing this Saturday at St Vigor's Church at Stratton-on-the-Fosse. The concert starts at 7.30pm and is part of St Vigor's Flower Festival. Our programme will include classical favourites: Spring from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Mozart's Divertimento in F, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 3; great arrangements of songs by George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Leonard Bernstein and The Beatles and Arvo Pärt's gentle, contemplative Summa. Tickets are £5 available on the door or in advance from Seona - 01749 850487. Do join us for a night of excellent entertainment in the intimate surroundings of this 12th Century church.
Just to let you know we can now accept payment by online bank transfer! Please check your contract or email me for bank details. Whatever next?
We've been asked to add a few new pieces to our Repertoire List. Here's advance notice that in the next couple of months we'll have these pretty exciting tunes available:
Happy New Year to all our friends and supporters. We had a fantastic 2010 and already have plenty of dates in the diary for 2011, hopefully including a series of concerts in the summer. Come and see us tomorrow and Sunday at the Spread Eagle Inn Wedding Fair at Stourhead (29th & 30th January). It's a great event in a wonderful setting.