Finchcocks Musical Museum

 

Events

 

 VISITS BY APPOINTMENT
The Collection will be available for private bookings for
small groups and individuals in July and August
f or those who would like to see and hear the instruments and also have a
chance to play themselves.
Please discuss your requirements with us and we will plan your visit.
Click here to download booking forms
Proceeds to The Finchcocks Charity

 


 

Sunday 5 August 3.00pm

Young Musicians Platform
HELEN LACEY
[soprano] & ALEXANDRA STANDING [piano]

Two delightful and talented young performers present a mixed programme on a selection of the keyboard instruments in the Collection. Songs and piano solos by Purcell, Handel, Mozart, Haydn, Schubert. Grieg and Poulenc. Both Helen and Alexandra performed often at Finchcocks in the past. They have both won many prizes and are now heading for successful professional careers.
Tickets £10

 


AUTUMN EVENTS
at Waterdown House


Sunday 23 September 3.00pm

LIZZIE AND DARCY

A recital in words and music based on Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice' with music associated with the author
Devised and read by MAUREEN LYLE
ZITA SYME
[soprano]  GARY BRANCH [piano]
In association with the John Kerr Award for English Song.
This was founded in memory of the English tenor John Kerr,
and is now an important international competition.
Zita Syme was a finalist in 2016.
Tickets: £15 to include refreshments

 


 

Sunday 30 September 2.30pm and 6.00pm

THE LOST PLEASURE GARDENS

A programme in words, music and pictures
Katrina Burnett with Kate Semmens [
soprano] & Steven Devine [harpsichord]
[Royal Tunbridge Wells Society members only]

 


 

Friday 19 October 6.00pm

LONDON SALON MUSIC FOR FLUTE & PIANO

CLARE BEESLEY
[period flutes] & GARY BRANCH [piano]
Music by Clementi, J.C.Bach, Mozart and Tulou
Clare Beesley is a distinguished exponent of early flutes with a busy international career and is also a celebrated teacher.
Pianos by Broadwood and Clementi
Tickets: £15 to include refreshments

 


 

Saturday 20 October 6.00pm

NB. CHANGE OF PROGRAMME:
JOHN IRVING plays Mozart and Beethoven on the 
Rosenberger Viennese fortepiano c. 1800


John Irving is one of the leading exponents of the fortepiano in the UK,
with a distinguished career both as a performer and academic.
He is an internationally recognised Mozart scholar.
Tickets:  £20 to include refreshments

 


 

Sunday 21 October 11.00am – 5.00pm

OPEN DAY FOR PIANISTS

An opportunity to explore The Richard Burnett Heritage Collection on the fourteen original keyboard instruments from the 17th to mid-19th centuries. Tuition, free playing time and informal concert

Tutors:  Gary Branch, Jean Phillips & David Ward

Players: £60. Observers £20 [limited number]

For full details and booking form, contact: katrina@finchcocks.co.uk
or download here