Programme of events for 2021

Thursday June 24th Penarth Pier Pavilion
11am Opening Concert Haydn/Fauré
1.15pm Brahms Plus Adès/Brahms
6pm Opening Concert/2 Haydn/Fauré (live streamed)
8pm Brahms Plus/2 Adès/Brahms (live streamed)

Friday June 25th Penarth Pier Pavilion
11am Relaxed Concert (live streamed)
1.15pm World Première Concert Fokkens/Schubert
6pm World Première/2 Concert Fokkens/Schubert (live streamed)
8.30pm Late Night Concert Adès/Stravinsky/Ligeti

Saturday June 26th RWCMD
11am Family Concert (live streamed)
7.30pm A Journey to Hollywood Schumann/Brahms/Korngold (live streamed) RWCMD students and staff only
9.45pm Late Night Concert/2 Adès/Stravinsky/Ligeti (live streamed) RWCMD students and staff only

Sunday June 27th Penarth Pier Pavilion
11am Flat Holm Island Discs (live streamed)
1.15pm Discovering Music (live streamed)
3pm Festival Finale Mendelssohn/Beethoven
6pm Young Musicians Showcase (live streamed)
8pm Festival Finale/2 Mendelssohn/Beethoven (live streamed)

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Thursday June 24th 2021

Opening Concert

  • 11am
  • Thursday June 24th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

  • Haydn Piano Trio in C major Hob XV:27

    Elena Urioste - violin, Alice Neary - cello, Tom Poster - piano

  • Fauré Piano Quartet in G minor op. 45

    Lesley Hatfield - violin, David Adams - viola, Alice Neary - cello, Robin Green - piano


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Brahms Plus

  • 1.15pm
  • Thursday June 24th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

  • Adès Adès Lieux retrouvés for cello and piano op. 26

    Alice Neary - cello, Robin Green - piano

  • Brahms Horn Trio in Eb major Op.40

    Elena Urioste - violin, Ben Goldscheider - horn, Tom Poster - piano


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Opening Concert/2

  • 6pm
  • Thursday June 24th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Live Stream

  • Haydn Piano Trio in C major Hob XV:27

    Elena Urioste - violin, Alice Neary - cello, Tom Poster - piano

  • Fauré Piano Quartet in G minor op. 45

    Lesley Hatfield - violin, David Adams - viola, Alice Neary - cello, Robin Green - piano

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Brahms Plus/2

  • 8pm
  • Thursday June 24th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Live Stream

  • Adès Adès Lieux retrouvés for cello and piano op. 26

    Alice Neary - cello, Robin Green - piano

  • Brahms Horn Trio in Eb major Op.40

    Elena Urioste - violin, Ben Goldscheider - horn, Tom Poster - piano

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Friday June 25th 2021

Relaxed Concert

  • 11am
  • Friday June 25th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Live Stream

This concert will be presented in a supportive environment for those with special needs and their carers, featuring musical highlights form the festival programme introduced and performed by the festival musicians. This is free event - to attend in person please email info@penarthchambermusicfestival.org.uk. Alternatively, we will be live-streaming on YouTube.

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World Première Concert

  • 1.15pm
  • Friday June 25th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

  • Fokkens Robert Fokkens - Pier Music for violin and cello (world première)

    David Adams - violin, Alice Neary - cello

  • Schubert Quintet in A major “Trout” d. 667

    Elena Urioste - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Kate Gould - cello, David Stark - double bass, Tom Poster - piano


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World Première Concert/2

  • 6pm
  • Friday June 25th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

  • Fokkens Robert Fokkens - Pier Music for violin and cello (world première)

    David Adams - violin, Alice Neary - cello

  • Schubert Quintet in A major “Trout” d. 667

    Elena Urioste - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Kate Gould - cello, David Stark - double bass, Tom Poster - piano

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Late Night Concert

  • 8.30pm
  • Friday June 25th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

  • Adès Catch

    Robert Plane - clarinet, David Adams - violin, Alice Neary - cello, Robin Green - piano

  • Stravinsky Elegy

    Scott Dickinson - viola

  • Ligeti Horn Trio : Hommage à Brahms

    David Adams - violin, Ben Goldscheider - horn, Robin Green - piano


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Saturday June 26th 2021

Family Concert - Quest

  • 11am
  • Saturday June 26th
  • Live Stream only

Join us on a musical quest involving myths, legends and some challenges for the audience. The concert will feature a new version of the Welsh myth of the Afanc written by Leo Fokkens from Albert Primary School, with music created by children from our creative workshop. The concert, devised and presented by Lenny Sayers, will be interactive, guaranteed to be fun, and will include great music performed live by festival musicians.

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Journey to Hollywood

  • 7.30pm
  • Saturday June 26th
  • Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD and Live stream

Live audience of RWCMD students and staff only

  • Schumann Andante & Variations for 2 pianos, 2 cellos & horn in B flat major Op. 46

    Robin Green - piano, Tom Poster - piano, Kate Gould - cello, Alice Neary - cello, Ben Goldscheider - horn

  • Brahms Clarinet Trio Op.114

    Robert Plane - clarinet, Kate Gould - cello, Tom Poster - piano

  • Korngold Piano Quintet in E major op.15

    Elena Urioste - violin, David Adams - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Alice Neary - cello, Tom Poster - piano

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Late Night Concert/2

  • 9.45pm
  • Saturday June 26th
  • Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD and Live stream

Live audience of RWCMD students and staff only

  • Adès Catch

    Robert Plane - clarinet, David Adams - violin, Alice Neary - cello, Robin Green - piano

  • Stravinsky Elegy

    Scott Dickinson - viola

  • Ligeti Horn Trio : Hommage à Brahms

    David Adams - violin, Ben Goldscheider - horn, Robin Green - piano

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Sunday June 27th 2021

Flat Holm Island Discs

  • 11am
  • Sunday June 27th
  • Live stream only

Inspired by a certain radio 3 programme, David Adams talks to Carlo Rizzi about the story of his life and music told through a selection of his favourite recordings.

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Discovering music

  • 1.15pm
  • Sunday June 27th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Live Stream

To introduce the Festival Finale programme, James Lea shares his insights into Beethoven String Quartet op. 132 and Mendelssohn Quartet in A minor op 13 with live musical examples from the quartets played by Lesley Hatfield - violin, David Adams - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Alice Neary - cello, Kate Gould - cello

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Festival Finale

  • 3pm
  • Sunday June 27th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion

  • Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor op. 13

    David Adams - violin, Lesley Hatfield - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Kate Gould - cello

  • Beethoven String Quartet in A minor op 132

    Lesley Hatfield - violin, David Adams - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Alice Neary - cello


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Young Musicians’ Showcase

  • 6pm
  • Sunday June 27th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Live Stream

Including Beethoven Piano Sonata in F major op 10 no 2 and movements from Schumann piano quintet and Chopin cello sonata. Featuring talented young musicians from the local area.

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Festival Finale/2

  • 8pm
  • Sunday June 27th
  • Penarth Pier Pavilion and Live Stream

  • Mendelssohn String Quartet in A minor op. 13

    David Adams - violin, Lesley Hatfield- violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Kate Gould - cello

  • Beethoven String Quartet in A minor op 132

    Lesley Hatfield - violin, David Adams - violin, Scott Dickinson - viola, Alice Neary - cello

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  • David Adams and Alice Neary

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  • Rebecca Evans CBE