1:00 pm

Beethoven +

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Outstanding pianist, Daniel Grimwood performs iconic sonatas by Beethoven and contemporary works by Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE and Brian Elias.

Programme

Beethoven – Piano Sonata “Waldstein” No.21 in C Major, Op.53
Brian Elias – 5 Pieces
Mark-Anthony Turnage – On Marylebone Road
Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.32 in C Minor, Op.111

Tickets: £12

7:00 pm

O Albion – A Celebration of British Music

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Presented by Classic FM’s Aled Jones MBE, Chamber Domaine perform a programme of words and music inspired by the British Isles including the World Premiere of Brian Elias – Capriccio for Bassoon and String Ensemble with soloist, Adam Mackenzie.

Programme

Purcell – Chaccony
Britten – A Simple Symphony
Ades – O Albion
Elgar – Sospiri
Elias – Capriccio
Walton – Touch her soft lips and part
Warlock – Capriol Suite

Tickets: £20

10:30 am

Brian Elias – Meet the Composer

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Brian Elias talks about his life in music with film maker, Barrie Gavin and Artistic Director, Thomas Kemp. The talk includes a viewing of Barrie Gavin’s fascinating documentary film about the composer –  A Passage from India.

12:00 pm

Brian Elias – A Passage from India

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Chamber Domaine perform works by Brian Elias alongside Ravel’s ravishing Piano Trio composed in 1914.

Chamber Domaine

Thomas Kemp – Violin
Adrian Bradbury – Cello
Sophia Rahman – Piano

Programme

Elias – Duo for Violin and Piano
Elias – Three Scherzi for Violin and Piano (world premiere)
Elias – Three Duets for Violin and Cello
Ravel – Piano Trio

Tickets: £12

7:00 pm

Swinging’ Sessions – Quintet-à-Tête with jazz legend, Liane Carroll

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Callum Au co-leads the Quintet-à-Tête with award-winning jazz trumpeter James Davison. Heavily influenced by the classic 1960s Clark Terry / Bob Brookmeyer Quintet, the group’s mission statement is to play lively, fun and exciting jazz with an emphasis on melody and groove.

The band features the superb rhythm section of James Pearson – Artistic Director of Ronnie Scott’s; Conor Chaplin – Dinosaur and Matt Skelton – The John Wilson Orchestra.

The group has performed in all the top jazz clubs around the country to critical acclaim and have recently recorded their first album at Stadium Studios.

Quintet-à-Tête

Liane Carroll – Vocals
Callum Au – Trombone
James Davison- Trumpet
James Pearson – Piano
Conor Chaplin – Bass
Matt Skelton – Drums

Tickets: £20

3:00 pm

Beethoven +

Pilsdon Barn, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6HH

The Sacconi Quartet perform late Beethoven and the Brian Elias – Oboe Quintet with World-renowned oboist, Nicholas Daniel OBE.

Nicholas Daniel OBE – Oboe

The Sacconi Quartet

Ben Hancox – Violin I
Hannah Dawson – Violin II
Robin Ashwell – Viola
Cara Berridge – Cello

Programme

Brian Elias – Oboe Quintet
Beethoven – String Quartet, Op.131

Tickets: £12

4:30 pm

Music of Our Time – Meet the Composers

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

A discussion with Artistic Director of BCMG, Stephan Meier and composers featured in today’s concert. Talk includes a viewing of Barry Gavin’s documentary, “Getting Scorched.”

6:00 pm

Music of our Time: The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

One of the world’s leading contemporary music ensembles, The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group visits Music@Malling with new works by Mark-Anthony Turnage, Eleanor Alberga and Rebecca Saunders including a performance of Turnage – Concertino – written and dedicated to the brilliant clarinettist, Jon Carnac.

The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Thomas Kemp – Conductor
Jon Carnac – Clarinet

Programme

Mark-Anthony Turnage – This Silence
Eleanor Alberga – On a Bat’s Wing I do Fly
Rebecca Saunders – Stirrings
Mark-Anthony Turnage – Concertino for Clarinet and Ensemble

Tickets:  £20

1:00 pm

Beethoven +

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Renowned chamber musicians, Adrian Bradbury and Andrew West explore music for cello and piano by Beethoven.

Programme

Beethoven –  Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op.5, No.2
Beethoven – Bei Männern Variations from Mozart – The Magic Flute, Op.46
Beethoven – Sonata in D Major for Cello and Piano, Op.102, No.2

Ticket: £12

1:00 pm

Classico Latino – with Craig Ogden

Malling Abbey, Swan Street, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6JX

We are delighted to welcome back Guitar virtuoso Craig Ogden to perform in the iconic setting of Malling Abbey.

Choros no. 1 – Heitor Villa-Lobos

Mazurka Choros – Paula Child

Cielo Abierto – Quique SInesi

Sonata K.380 –  Domenico Scarlatti

Sonata K.322 – Domenico Scarlatti

Verano Porteño – Astor Piazzolla

Milonga de Angel – Astor Piazzolla

Torre Bermeja – Issac Albeniz arr. Gordon Crosskey

Introduction, Theme and Variations on a Theme from Mozart’s The Magic Flute – Fernando Sor

Tickets: £12

1:00 pm

Baroque + Geminiani and Vivaldi

Malling Abbey, Swan Street, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6JX

Richard Harwood – Cello and Steven Devine – Harpsichord perform virtuoso works by Vivaldi and Geminiani alongside solo works by Mark-Anthony Turnage CBE, Brian Elias and Gavin Bryars.

Programme

Geminiani – Sonata in A minor, Op.5 No.6

Handel – The Harmonious Blacksmith Air and Variations from Harpsichord Suite No.5 in E major, HWV.430

Brian Elias – Piece for  Cello

Mark-Anthony Turnage – Milo for Cello

Gavin Bryars – After Handel’s Vespers for Harpsichord

Vivaldi – Sonata No.3 in A minor, RV.43

Tickets: £12

1:00 pm

Baroque + Telemann Fantasias

Malling Abbey, Swan Street, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6JX

Thomas Bowes performs Telemann’s Twelve Fantasias for Solo Violin – one of the iconic collections of Baroque  fantasies: works full of invention and variety.

Programme

Telemann – Fantasia in Bb Major
Telemann – Fantasia in G Major
Telemann – Fantasia in F Minor
Telemann – Fantasia in D Major
Telemann – Fantasia in A Major
Telemann – Fantasia in E Minor
Telemann – Fantasia in Eb Major
Telemann – Fantasia in E Major
Telemann – Fantasia in B Minor
Telemann – Fantasia in D Major
Telemann – Fantasia in F Major
Telemann – Fantasia in A Minor

Tickets: £12

1:00 pm

Baroque + Purcell

Malling Abbey, Swan Street, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6JX

World renowned viol consort, Fretwork, perform Purcell’s innovatory and harmonically experimental Fantasias alongside contemporary works written for the ensemble by John Woolrich, Alexander Goehr and Gavin Bryars.

Fretwork

Asako Morikawa
Emily Ashton
Joanna Levine
Richard Boothby
Sam Stadlen

Programme

Purcell – Fantasia 4 in G minor
Purcell – Fantasia 5 in B flat major
John Woolrich – Fantasia 
Purcell – Fantasia 6 in F major
Purcell – Fantasia 7 in C minor
Alexander Goehr – Fantasia 
Purcell –Fantasia 8 in D minor
Purcell – Fantasia 9 in A minor
Gavin Bryars – In Nomine 
Purcell – Fantasia 11 in G major
Purcell – Fantasia Upon One Note for five viols

Tickets: £12

7:00 pm

Classical Kicks – A World of Music

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

Classical Kicks make a welcome return to Music@Malling with music from across the world including works by Piazzolla, Bach, Bartok, Copland and folk music from lands near and far. Founded in 2012, Classical Kicks brings together some of the most talented and versatile musicians in the country and makes the classical concert experience fresh, fun and uplifting.

Classical Kicks

Lizzie Ball – Violin
Gabriella Swallow – Cello
Milos Milivojevic – Accordion
James Turner – Vibraphone

Tickets: £20

12:00 pm

Young Artist Platform – The Hill Quartet

Pilsdon Barn, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6HH

The highly promising Hill Quartet perform music by Beethoven and Ravel.  Chamber Music Fellows at the Royal Academy of Music, they are part of a Music@Malling programme to give promising young artists a platform to perform and receive mentoring from leading professional musicians.

The Hill Quartet

Bridget O’Donnell – Violin I
David Lopez Ibanez – Violin II
Julia Doukakis – Viola
Ben Michaels – Cello

Programme

Beethoven String Quartet in D Major Op.18, No.3

Ravel – String Quartet in F Major

Tickets: £12

3:00 pm

Ella and Louis – The Immy Churchill Trio

The Cowshed, The Farmhouse, 97-99 High Street, West Malling, ME19 6JX

The Immy Churchill Trio perform jazz classics from the 1956 album Ella and Louis in The Farmhouse. Programme includes classics such as April in Paris, Cheek to Cheek and The Nearness of You.  The trio are highly talented students from the jazz course at the Royal Academy of Music.

Immy Churchill Trio

Immy Churchill – Vocals
Toby Yapp – Bass
Scottie Thompson – Piano

Tickets: £12

7:00 pm

An Evening of Cole Porter with the James Pearson Trio

St.Mary's Church, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6NE

A world-class pianist, composer and raconteur extraordinaire, James Pearson brings his fabulous trio to Music@Malling for a spectacular evening of Cole Porter.

James Pearson Trio

James Pearson – Piano
Sam Burgess – Bass
Matt Skelton – Drums

Tickets: £20