Diaries

Events taking place in the Vale:

Music in Quiet Places

May – June 2018

 

Seven Classical Concerts in Idyllic settings

A Musical Journey across North Buckinghamshire

Artistic Director Robert Secret

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 20th May, 7.30pm

The Church of All Saints,

Marsworth,

Church Lane, Marsworth

Buckinghamshire HP23 4LX

 

Alan Fairs – Baritone

Gillian Secret – Violin

Isabel Knowland – Violin

Robert Secret – Viola

Julian Metzger – Cello

 

Barber’s beautiful beach!

 

Concert to include:-

Beethoven Duo “Eyeglass” for Viola and Cello

Samuel Barber – Dover Beach & Adagio

Haydn - String Quartet Op 77 No 2

 

Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach is a setting of words by Matthew Arnold for singer and string quartet – a beautifully written piece of music, who could expect anything else from the composer of the famous Adagio which is also being performed?

There will be a village walk from the church at 6.30pm

 Local ticket agent

Richard Cooper

Karibu

Vicarage Gardens

Marsworth

HP23 4NJ

01296 661725

richard.bennettcooper@outlook.com

 

 

 

Saturday 26th May, 7.30pm

The Church of all Saints,

Wing,

Church Street, Wing

Buckinghamshire LU7 0PD

 

Two very popular masterpieces

 

Charles Sewart – Violin

Gillian Secret – Violin

Robert Secret – Viola

Julian Metzger – Cello

Sally Jane Wright – Double Bass

Catriona Scott – Clarinet

Lindsay Dubery – Bassoon

James Topp – Horn

 

 

Mozart - Clarinet Quintet in A major KV.581

Beethoven – Septet in E flat major Op. 20

 

Two very popular and hugely enjoyable pieces of music come together for this attractive programme

 
 

 There will be a village walk from the church at 6.30pm

 

Local ticket agent

Merri Churchill

274 Grasmere Way

Linslade

LU7 2QB

01525370887

chartwell37@aol.com

16th – 20th May call Lucy Lester 01296 682423

 

Saturday 2nd June, 7.30pm

The Church of St James,

Barton Hartshorn,

Buckinghamshire MK18 4JX

 

Sparkling Baroque!

 

Celia Redgate – Flute

Christopher Redgate – Oboe & Harpsichord

Gillian Secret – Violin

Coral Lancaster – Cello

 

Music by Bach, Handel, Locatelli, Quantz, Telemann including Michel Corrette’s Concerto Comique op 8 no 1

 

 

 

There will be a village walk from the church at 6.30pm

 

Local ticket agent

Claire Abernethy

Barton Grounds

Newton Purcell

Bucks

MK18 4BA

01280 848240

claireabernethy@hotmail.co.uk

 

 

 

Saturday 9th June, 7.30pm

The Church of St Peter & St Paul,

Wingrave,

Church Street, Wingrave

Buckinghamshire HP22 4PF

 

Wonderful melodies

 

 

Gillian Secret – Violin

Louisa Fuller – Violin

Robert Secret – Viola

Claire Zaffin – Cello

 

 

Concert to include:-

Mozart – String Quartet in D major KV.575

Antonín Dvorák – String Quartet in F major Op.96 “The American”

 

There will be a village walk from the church at 6.30pm

 

Local ticket agent

Mrs Sarah Kennedy

1, Coblers Wick

Wingrave

Bucks

HP22 4PF

01296 681749

07801716709

sarah@leskennedy.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Sunday 17th June, 7.30pm

The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary,

Lillingstone Lovell,

Church Lane, Lillingstone Lovell

Buckinghamshire MK18 5BB

 

Onslow returns!

 

Charles Sewart – Violin

Gillian Secret – Violin

Robert Secret – Viola

Julian Metzger – Cello

Sally Jane Wright – Double Bass

 

George Onslow - String Quintet

Antonín Dvorák - String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77

George Onslow 1784 – 1853 was a French composer of English descent. His father, Edward Onslow owned the estate of Lillingstone Lovell from 1788 – 1821. George Onslow’s compositions were thought of very highly in his lifetime, especially his Quartets and Quintets and are currently starting to be recognised again as masterpieces of the classical era.

 

There will be a village walk from the church at 6.30pm

 

Local ticket agent

Margaret Culley

Hall Farm

Lillingstone Lovell

Bucks

MK18 5BL

01280 860127

margaretculley@btinternet.com

 

 

 

 
 

Sunday 24th June, 7.30pm

The Church of St James the Great,

Aston Abbotts,

Cublington Road, Aston Abbotts

Buckinghamshire HP22 4NA

 

A wonderfully varied concert to finish the series!

 

Celia Redgate – Flute

Christopher Redgate – Oboe

Gillian Secret – Violin

Robert Secret – Viola

Julian Metzger – Cello

 

Moeran - Fantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings

Quantz - Flute Quartet

Mozart - Duo for Viola and Cello

Beethoven - Trio for Oboe, Violin and Viola

Crusell - Flute Quartet op 8 in D




 

There will be a village walk from the church at 6.30pm

 

Local ticket agent

Caroline Lane

2, Church Row

Aston Abbotts

Bucks

HP22 4NA

01296 681373

carolinelane@btinternet.com

 

 

 

 

Refreshments will be served with proceeds going to church funds.

 

Please park with consideration for local residents.

 

 

Booking Tickets

 

£10 per concert per person

 

To obtain tickets for concerts book with the local ticket agent or send a cheque, stamped addressed envelope and details of the concert(s) for which you wish to buy tickets stating how many for each to:-

 

Robert Secret

MIQP

1, Poplars Close

South End

Preston Bissett

Bucks

MK18 4LR

 

Make cheques payable to Music in Quiet Places (NB)

Note the “(NB)” does matter on the cheques!



 
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