Tag: Bromley

  • Contrapunctus – Polyphony for Solo Violin

    Wednesday 22 June 2016 2.30 – 4.30p.m. Lecture-Recital in the series Musical Offerings in the Church Room St Mark’s Church, Westmoreland Road, Bromley, BR2 0TB Jorge’s passion for the violin and for music of the highest quality has led him to direct, conduct and lead international ensembles throughout Europe, giving stylish, authentic performances of  music from Medieval […]

  • A View of the Trombone From the Bottom

    Wednesday 25 May 2.30 – 4.30p.m. Lecture-Recital in the series Musical Offerings in the Church Room St Mark’s Church, Westmoreland Road, Bromley, BR2 0TB   “…all that tubing” Ian Fasham started off his musical life as a tenor trombone player at the age of 11. From the start he was fascinated by the look of the […]

  • Romance and the Romantics

    Wednesday 27 April 2.30 – 4.30p.m. Lecture-Recital in the series Musical Offerings in the Church Room St Mark’s Church, Westmoreland Road, Bromley, BR2 0TB   A programme of passionate pieces  by Weber, Schumann, Reger, Brahms, German, Finzi, Dondeyne and Poulenc Margaret Archibald clarinet John Flinders piano   Margaret and John’s enduring musical partnership is built on shared ideals.  Both […]

  • Two Favourite ‘Cellists Make a Welcome Return

    Julia Desbruslais is once again partnered by her son Tim Posner in a new programme of music for two ‘cellos. There are two chances to catch them, so why not come to both! Tuesday 22 March at 7.30p.m. in Whitgift House Chapel, South Croydon Wednesday 23 March at 2.30p.m. in St Mark’s Church Room, Bromley […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Conversation Pieces – Words and Music Uniting the Generations

    8.30a.m. is a cruel time of day to start a rehearsal. Nicoline, Ian and I arrived at Langley Park School for Boys on Monday in time to spend a long morning working with eight young musicians in preparation for concerts that same afternoon and on the following day for older people in local care settings. Head […]

  • 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 […]

  • National Care Home’s Day

    Friday 20 June was National Care Homes Day 2014. Coloma Court Care Home was celebrating in style, kicking off in the morning with a junior school art group sharing its enthusiasm for painting with like-minded residents. Meanwhile, a few miles away at Bishop Justus C of E School, Katie Clemmow , Christopher Newport and I were starting […]

  • Jazz Sunday

    Ten players crammed into the music room at my house in Bromley on Sunday afternoon 27 April. Peter Nichols was making a welcome return after his jazz improvisation workshop last year, and many of the players had returned for another session when Peter would show them that they really could simply make it up. The […]