Tag: South Croydon

  • Music Matters 22 January 2019

    Birds and Music Paul Barritt, a keen amateur ornithologist, invites us to share his violinist’s view Musicians have long found inspiration for their work in the natural world and in turn music is a means by which humans can express their feelings about nature and the world in general. Join us today as classical violinist Paul […]

  • Music Matters Autumn 2016

    It was lovely to see Whitgift House Chapel filling with lots of familiar friendly faces at the start of our new Music Matters season on 13 September. Nicoline Kraamwinkel and I set feet tapping with a programme of dances that started in medieval Europe and finished in New Orleans, our musical journey taking in Russian Jewish Klezmer […]

  • Rutherford Summer Club 2016

    Margaret Archibald recalls some highlights of her day at Rutherford School where she and harpist Alexander Thomas were contributing music workshops designed to explore this year’s summer club theme of “Water”.  It really is astonishing how much stuff I manage to take for one day of workshops! It was 1st August, there was no school-run traffic, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]