Pavlova presents… new arrangements for wind quintet
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Concert Calendar 2020:
CANCELLED Sunday 5 April 3pm, Abbey Chamber Concerts, Abingdon. Janacek Mladi sextet. Nielsen wind quintet. Pavlova Winds. www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
CANCELLED Saturday 20 June 12.30pm, GAP Festival. Schubert Octet with Pavlova Winds and Radcliffe Strings. www.thegapfestival.org/
Monday 22 June 1pm, St Michaels Cornmarket lunchtime concert. Music for winds. 01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Sunday 6 September 3pm, Abbey Chamber Concerts, Abingdon.Classic wind quintets/ Pavlova Winds. www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Thursday 10 September, 3pm Bridge Care Home, Abingdon. Trio Divertissement.
Saturday 12 September 4pm, Venue tbc, Oxford Open Doors www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk
Sunday 13 September 4pm, Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Open Doors www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk
Thursday 5 November 7.30pm, Sheldonian Theatre Oxford, Twinning concert www.oxford.gov.uk/international-links
Monday 23 November 1pm, St Michaels Cornmarket lunchtime concert.Music for winds. 01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Sunday 20 December 3pm, Abbey Chamber Concerts, Abingdon. Christmas concert with Pavlova Winds. www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Concert Calendar 2019:
Wednesday 30 January Richmond Retirement Homes, Letcombe Regis. Wind trio at 6pm
Sunday 7 April 15 winds ensemble – conducted by Robin O’Neill. Workshop at Freeths solicitors, Oxford.
Monday 4 February St Michaels Cornmarket, 1pm lunchtime concert by Pavlova Winds
Saturday 27 April Pavlova Quintet concert. North Marston, Bucks. Fundraiser to local church.
Saturday 11 May 7.30pm Challow Park Recital Hall, Wantage. Schubert Octet with Radcliffe Strings
Sunday 12 May 3pm Abbey Chamber Concerts, Abingdon. Piano and winds with Malcolm Pearce piano. Gordon Jacob sextet, Beethoven Quintet. http://www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Monday 10 June 1pm St Michael’s Cornmarket, lunchtime concert Music for winds. 01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Sunday 7 July 3pm Abbey Chamber Concert, Abingdon. With Radcliffe strings. Brahms Serenade no 1 in original scoring for wind and string nonet. http://www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Sunday 11 August Trio Arrieu at RichFest Music & Song Feast
Sunday 8 September Taking part in fundraising concert at Beckley church.
Sat 14 September 4pm Oxford Open Doors. Pavlova Winds and Radcliffe Strings play Brahms Serenade no 1 in original scoring for wind and string nonet. Venue: Exeter College chapel Oxford Open Doors www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk
Sunday 15 September 4pm Oxford Open Doors – mini-concert at the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford Open Doors www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk
Sunday 22 September Exuberant Trust, Standlake. 7pm start. Pavlova Winds with Malcolm Pearce piano.
Thursday 17 October 7.15pm Richmond Care Homes, Letcombe Regis. Pavlova Quartet.
Sunday 20 October Exuberant Trust, Standlake 6pm. Trio Arrieu
Friday 15 November 7.30pm. Richmond Care Homes, Letcombe Regis. Trio Arrieu.
Monday 18 November 1pm St Michael’s Cornmarket, lunchtime concert. Trio Arrieu. 01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Sunday 15 December 3pm Abbey Chamber Concerts, Abingdon. Music for 15 winds, arranged and conducted by Robin O’Neill of the Philharmonia. http://www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Concert Calendar 2018:
Monday 29 January 2018 St Michael’s Cornmarket. lunchtime concert 1-1.50pm
01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Frank Bridge Divertimento
Beethoven Variations on La Ci Darem
Malcolm Arnold Divertimento (trio)
Peter Schickele Seven Bagatelles
Chris Britton flute, Carolyn King oboe, Barbara Stuart clarinet, Simon Payne bassoon
Sunday 4 February 2018 Abbey chamber Concerts – 3pm at St Nicolas church, Abingdon http://www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Glinka Trio Pathetique
Mouquet La Flute de Pan
Shostakovich Four Waltzes
Malcolm Pearce piano, Chris Britton flute, Barbara Stuart clarinet, Simon Payne bassoon
Sunday 8 April 2018 Abbey chamber Concerts – 3pm at St Nicolas church, Abingdon http://www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Martinu La Revue de Cuisine
Monday 14 May 2018 St Michael’s Cornmarket, lunchtime concert 01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Saint Saens bassoon sonata
Ivor the engine
Finzi clarinet and piano
Gordon Jacob wind quartet
Monday 28 May 2018 St Michael’s Cornmarket, lunchtime concert 01865 240 940 www.smng.org.uk
Wind trios by Ibert, Milhaud and Mozart
Sunday 3 June 2018 Open Gardens event at Manor House, Blewbury for Helen and Douglas House
Thursday 7 June 2018 Event for Vue Cinemas Oxford to advertise screening of Swan Lake. With local ballet dancers. www.myvue.com/cinema/oxford/whats-on
13-15 June 2018 Twinning trip to Colmar in Alsace https://www.jds.fr/agenda/musiques/quintet-pavlova-125394_A
Sunday 1 July 2018 Abbey chamber Concerts – 3pm at St Nicolas church, Abingdon http://www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Mozart Gran Partita for 13 winds
Pavlova Wind Ensemble
Saturday 7 July 2018 Wantage Summer Arts Festival 2018. Letcombe parish church at 3pm. Complementary Prosecco and scones, afterwards in Richmond Letcombe
Village Cafe. www.wantagesummerartsfestival.com/
Saturday 8 September 2018 Oxford Open Doors. Schubert Octet at 4pm. St Michael in the Northgate, Cornmarket.
Oxford Open Doors www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk
Saturday 8 September 2018 Wind trio as part of evening concert for Home Start Oxford at Queen’s College chapel. http://www.home-startoxford.org.uk/
Sunday 9 September 2018 Oxford Open Doors – mini-concert at 4pm at the Sheldonian Theatre Oxford Open Doors www.oxfordpreservation.org.uk
Friday 19 October 2018 Wind Trio Rumseys coffee shop 3.30 – 4.30 pm Thame Festival of Arts & Literature www.talfestival.org
Tuesday 20 November ‘Oxford Women’s Lunch’ at The Randolph Hotel. Background music by wind trio.
Saturday 24 November 2018 Islip Music Society 7.30pm
Pavlova Wind Quintet. To include Patterson ‘Westerly Winds’
Sunday 2 December Richmond Retirement Homes, Letcome Regis. Schubert Octet at 3pm with Radcliffe Strings.
Sunday 23 December 15 winds ensemble – conducted by Robin O’Neill. Workshop at Dorchester on Thames
Sunday 16 December 2018 – Abbey chamber Concerts – 3pm at St Nicolas church, Abingdon www.abbeychamberconcerts.org
Pavlova Quintet Christmas Concert, To include Reicha Andante for cor anglais. Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite.
The group’s impressively broad repertoire includes music in a huge variety of styles from arrangements of light-hearted favourite tunes to the more substantial classics for wind quintet. The Pavlova Wind Quintet delights in mixing the familiar and the unfamiliar, classical and ethnic, serene and virtuosic.
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