Great Baroque Concertos
Mon 16 Sep: 1pm
Handel Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 5 in D major
Vivaldi Violin Concerto Op 8 No 7 in D minor
Handel Concerto Grosso Op 6 No 6 in G minor
Vivaldi Violin Concerto Op 8 No 3 in F Major ‘Autumn’
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in B flat major
Cecilia Bernardini, Violin
John Butt, Director
One of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and one of Bach’s ever popular Brandenburg Concertos get our Lunchtime Concerts season off to a sparkling start.
Solem String Quartet
Great String Quartets
Mon 23 Sep: 1pm
Haydn Quartet in F minor, Op 20, No 5
Beethoven Quartet in E flat major, Op 127
Winner of the 2014 Royal Overseas League Ensemble Competition, the Solem Quartet was formed in 2011 at the University of Manchester. The quartet takes its name from the university’s motto ‘arduus ad solem’, meaning ‘striving towards the sun.’
Brahms Clarinet Quintet
Mon 7 Oct: 1pm
Penderecki Quartet for Clarinet
and String Trio
Brahms Clarinet Quintet
Matthew Hunt, clarinet
Matthew Hunt joins the brilliant Castalian String Quartet in one of the best loved of all Brahms’s chamber works. Written for clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld who he met in later life and greatly admired, this music has the beautiful feel of a warm Autumn day.
Giuseppe Guarrera piano recital
The Italian Touch
Mon 4 Nov: 1pm
Scriabin Prelude and Nocturne
Ravel Oiseaux tristes
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso Busoni was an extraordinary virtuoso who transcribed Bach’s great Chaconne. Today’s Italian virtuoso has added in more brilliance from Scriabin and sheer beauty from Ravel including his stunning Alborada del Gracioso.
Mon 25 Nov: 1pm
Schubert String Quintet in C major
Frequently featured on Desert Island Discs, many people think this is the greatest piece of chamber music ever composed. From ravishing melodies to outbursts of uncontrollable passion a performance of this piece is a thrilling
ZRI ‘Zum Roten Igel’
Mon 9 Dec: 1pm
Schubert’s C Major Quintet as you have never heard it!
Zum Roten Igel was Schubert’s favourite pub. ZRI present Schubert’s String Quintet, reimagined to sound as radical as when it was first written. Bursting with gypsy and Hungarian themes, here it is rescored to include clarinet, santouri (cymbalom) and accordion and interleaved with traditional tunes.
Tickets & Information:
Advance (until 12 noon on the day) £10; concessions £9
After 12 noon on day of concert: £11; no concessions.
18 and unders go FREE (under 16s to be accompanied by an adult)
Add soup and a sandwich for just £4 (book until 11am on the day)
About Perth Concert Hall
Visit Perth Concert Hall for the best in music, theatre and contemporary art. We also dabble in a bit of comedy, dance and film for good measure. Music covers classical, rock, pop, world, traditional, jazz, swing, blues.
Look out for our own curated exhibitions in our Threshold artspace. Theatre includes our own award winning productions and visiting shows, offering comedy to tragedy, new writing, classics, West End musicals and a traditional Christmas panto.