Events

 

20 April – 10 May

The Royal Academy of Music: Keyboard Museum

Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT

BEETHOVEN BROADWOOD BICENTENARY

1818 - 2018 Exhibition, talks & student recitals

featuring our 1823 Broadwood grand

Full details Royal Academy of Music www.ram.ac.uk

 


 

Monday 7 May [Bank Holiday] 6.30 pm

Peasmarsh Parish Church near Rye

Concert & candlelit dinner

A VIENNESE EVENING

James Akers [romantic guitar] Gary Branch [fortepiano] with

Richard Burnett [fortepiano] Mozart, Haydn, Carulli, Giuliani, Sor, etc.

Organisation Friends of Peasmarsh Parish Church

Details/Booking Laurence Wood 01797 230489

l.wood156@btinternet.com or Jennifer Als 01797 230324 Jennifer.als35@gmail.com

 


 

Sunday 10 June 2.30 pm & 6.00 pm 

Waterdown House 51 Frant Road Tunbridge Wells TN2 5E

First concert in the new recital rooms

BEETHOVEN BROADWOOD BICENTENARY 1818-2018

Young virtuoso Julian Trevelyan plays Beethoven on two early Broadwood grands [1801 & 1823] with commentaries by Dr Alastair Laurence

[Chairman: John Broadwood & Sons Ltd]

Organisation The Finchcocks Charity Details/Booking Katrina Burnett 01892 523203 Katrina@finchcocks.co.uk

Tickets £15 to include refreshments; cheques to “The Finchcocks Charity”

 


 

Friday 22 & Saturday 23 June

Forest School, Chapel Snaresbrook, London E17 3PY

Early Keyboard Festival for school with course and concert

CONCERT open to the public on Saturday 23 June at 6.00 pm

Organisation Forest School Details/Booking info@forest.org.uk

 


 

JULY AND AUGUST

 VISITS BY APPOINTMENT

The Collection will be available for private bookings for small groups and individuals in July and August for 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.

Proceeds to The Finchcocks Charity

 


 

SPECIAL EVENTS at Waterdown House

Saturday 14 July 6.00 – 8.00 pm

Garden Party [Royal Tunbridge Wells Society members only]

 


 

SUNDAY 5 AUGUST 3.00 pm

Young Artists Platform: Helen Lacey [soprano] & Alexandra Standing [piano] Tickets: £10 from The Finchcocks Charity

 


 

AUTUMN EVENTS at Waterdown House [outlines only]

 

Sunday 23 September 3.00 pm

“LIZZIE & DARCY”

A recital in words and music based on Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” [in association with the John Kerr Award for English Song]

Tickets: £15 to include refreshments from The Finchcocks Charity.

 


 

Sunday 30 September 6.00 pm

THE LOST PLEASURE GARDENS

A programme in words, music and pictures

[Royal Tunbridge Wells Society members only]

 


 

Friday 19 October 6.00 pm

LONDON SALON MUSIC FOR FLUTE & PIANO

Clare Beesley [period flutes] Gary Branch [Clementi grand piano 1822 ]

Tickets: £15 to include refreshments from The Finchcocks Charity

 


 

Saturday 20 October 6.00 pm

MOZART DUETS & SOLOS

Steven Devine & John Irving played on Rosenberger Viennese fortepiano c. 1800 Tickets: £20 to include refreshments from The Finchcocks Charity

 


 

Sunday 21 October 11 am – 5.00 pm

OPEN DAY FOR PIANISTS

An opportunity to explore the Richard Burnett Heritage Collection on the 14 original keyboard instruments from 17th to mid 19th centuries.

Tuition, free playing time and informal concert Players £60.

Observers £20 [limited number]

[other catering available] from The Finchcocks Charity.