Category: Events

  • Pipes and Winds

    Gales are forecast and we are planning to make February even more blowy with a festival of woodwind. Oboe: Joel Raymond visits Music Matters on Tuesday 9 February at 7.30p.m. when he will perform on Baroque and Classical oboes, and  demonstrate his oboe-making equipment, allowing us to see how a log of wood can be transformed into a musical […]

  • Music Matters Spring 2016

    Radiating warmth, Whitgift House Chapel welcomes music lovers to the Tuesday night Music Matters. Our friendly group is always pleased to see new members, whether signing up for the full series or popping along for a single evening. The spring season kicks off on Tuesday 5 January with Ian Fasham, Bass Trombone, the first of two […]

  • Klezmer Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 December

    There are two chances to catch Lesley Schatzberger’s Klezmer presentation, at Whitgift House Chapel, Croydon on Tuesday evening 15 December at 7.30p.m. and at St Mark’s Church Room, Bromley on Wednesday afternoon 16 December at 2.30p.m. Margaret Archibald will be playing bass clarinet to support Lesley in several performance items. The customary wine and nibbles […]

  • Mozart Gala on Period Basset Horns, South Croydon, Tuesday 17 November

    Music Matters Gala Night presented by the Shackleton Trio Lesley Schatzberger, Ingrid Pearson and Margaret Archibald Tuesday 17 November 2015 Whitgift House, 76, Brighton Road, South Croydon CR2 6AB in The Chapel, 7 for 7.30 – 9.30p.m. Music by Mozart, Stadler, Druschetzky and Abbé Vogler on Basset Horns of the period Entry to non-subscription holders: £20 […]

  • Violin and Harp Mini-Tour in Bromley and Croydon

    Nicoline Kraamwinkel and Rosanna Rolton, mum and daughter, charmed audiences during seven concerts over three separate days in late October. They performed “Conversation Pieces” in four nursing homes and day centres, entertained the guests at the Sanderstead Decorative and Fine Arts Society Annual Lunch, and gave two full-length lecture-recitals for “Music Matters” in Whitgift House […]

  • Music for Violin and Harp – a Mother and Daughter Duo

    Tuesday 20 October: Nicoline Kraamwinkel violin and Rosanna Rolton harp introduce their duo programme at Whitgift House, 76, Brighton Road, South Croydon CR2 6AB in The Chapel; doors open 7 for 7.30 – 9.30p.m. Just to whet your appetite for Tuesday’s lecture-recital of music for violin and harp, here are some pictures of Nicoline and Rosanna in action in […]

  • Musical Offerings

    Musical Offerings a series of Lecture-Recitals at St Mark’s Church, Westmoreland Road, Bromley, BR2 0TB in the Church Room, 2.30 – 4.30p.m. Autumn Season 2015 Wednesday 23 September: Margaret Archibald Simply solo: exploring 200 years of music for clarinet alone Wednesday 28 October: Nicoline Kraamwinkel and Rosanna Rolton Music for violin and harp – a […]

  • Rosanna Charms New Malden With Her Harp

    Rosanna Rolton visited Raleigh House on Saturday to give a post-luncheon harp recital to the Dementia Club. “What a wonderful recital Rosanna treated us to on Saturday!” wrote Assistant Day Centre Manager Marion Caldwell. “Everyone was spellbound and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Even members who can be prone to restlessness were taken with the performance “. […]

  • Music Matters Spring 2015

    The Spring 2015 series of Music Matters lecture-recitals starts on Tuesday 6 January at 7.30p.m. The beautiful setting of the Chapel at Whitgift House is once again the venue for our fortnightly Tuesdays. A subscription of £56 for the full spring season represents a saving of pretty much 21%. If your Tuesdays are often busy then please do come along whenever you […]

  • Music Matters Autumn 2014

    The new series of Music Matters lecture-recitals starts on Tuesday 9 September at 7.30p.m. The beautiful setting of the Chapel at Whitgift House is once again the venue for our fortnightly Tuesdays. A subscription of £71 for the full autumn season represents a saving of pretty much 21%. If your Tuesdays are often busy then […]