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Jan 06th

Oxford Coffee Concerts – UK

11.15am Holywell Room

Beethoven op.18 no.4
Mendelssohn Viola Quintet op.87
With Chris Windass – viola

Jan 12th

Blackheath – UK

Blackheath Halls – Viennese Gala Concert
With Emma Johnson – Clarinet

Jan 20th

Saarbrucken – Germany

11am – Hochschule für Musik

Philip Glass, Arvo Part,
Saint Saens Piano Quintet
Mendelssohn op.80
With Peter Caelen – Piano

Jan 24th

Cadogan Hall – UK

7.30pm Cadogan Hall, London

Brahms – Clarinet Quintet
Stephen Johnson – Clarinet QUintet – New work
Mozart – Clarinet Quintet
With Emma Johnson

Jan 25th

Leamington- UK

7.30pm – Leamington Town Hall

Mozart Quartet in C K465 ‘Dissonance’
Philip Glass Quartet No 5
Shostakovich Quartet No 2 in A Op 68

Feb 04th

Carduccis in the Cotswolds – UK

4-6th Feb – Queens Hotel – Cheltenham

An exciting new venture! We hope you will join us for a 2 night stay at the 4 star Queens Hotel in Cheltenham.  Included are breakfasts, 2 dinners, a drinks reception, and 3 concert performances by the Quartet.

Feb 28th

Warwick – UK

7.30pm Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre

Brahms – Clarinet Quintet
Stephen Johnson – Clarinet Quintet – New work
Mozart – Clarinet Quintet
With Emma Johnson

Mar 02nd

Bilbao – Spain

Elgar and Vaughan Williams with the Britten Sinfonia
International Classical Music Festival ‘Musika:Música’

Mar 03rd

Bilbao – Spain

Britten, Elgar and Karl Jenkins
International Classical Music Festival ‘Musika:Música’

Mar 03rd

Bilbao – Spain

Barber and Glass
International Classical Music Festival ‘Musika:Música’

Mar 07th

Leicester – UK

1pm, New Walk Museum Gallery

Glass Quartet no.5
Dvorak ‘American’

Mar 10th

Shropshire Music Trust – UK

3pm – St Mary’s Church, Bridgnorth

Mozart Quartet K465 No.19 (‘Dissonance’)
Philip Glass Quartet No.5
Schumann Piano Quintet
With Clare Hammond – piano

Mar 12th

Trinity Laban – UK


Mar 21st

Cork – Ireland

7.30pm – Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 20 No. 4
Bruce: “Gumboots” Quintet for clarinet and strings
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
With Julian Bliss – clarinet

Mar 22nd

Sligo – Ireland

8pm – The Model Arts Centre Sligo

Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 20 No. 4
Bruce: “Gumboots” Quintet for clarinet and strings
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115
With Julian Bliss – clarinet

Mar 23rd

Wexford – Ireland

Mar 24th

Kilkenny – Ireland


Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) String Quartet Op. 20 No. 4
David Bruce (b. 1970) “Gumboots” Clarinet Quintet (2008)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Clarinet Quintet in b minor Op. 115

Apr 07th

Rome – Italy

Cappella Palatina- Palazzo del Quiriniale 
Radio Tre

Apr 11th

Naples – Italy

8.30pm Teatro Sannazaro

Felix Mendelssohn – Quartetto n. 6 in fa minore op. 80;
Philip Glass – Quartetto n. 5 (1991);
Benjamin Britten – Quartetto n. 1 in re op. 25

Apr 14th

Keswick – UK

7.30pm – Theatre by the Lake

Beethoven op.18
Bruce – Gumboots Quintet
Brahms – Clarinet Quintet

Apr 16th

Shropshire Music Trust – UK

7.30pm – The Gateway, Shrewsbury

Schubert Quartet in Eb D87
Britten Quartet No.1
Saint Saens Piano Quintet
With Peter Caelen – Piano

Apr 24th

Evosges – France

Performances as part of the Whibley Music Holiday in Evosges.
’Schubertiade en Bugey’      25-29th April


May 04th

Painswick – UK

3pm – St. Mary’s Chuch

Quartet Op.18 No.4 in C minor: Beethoven
Quartet No.1 in A minor Op.7: Bartok
Quartet No.2 in D major: Borodin

May 05th

Adderbury – UK

7pm, Adderbury Church, OX17 3LP

May 05th

Oxford – UK

11.15am – Holywell Music Room

May 11th

Gloucester – UK

3pm – Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street, Gloucester, GL1 2BH

Programme include Bliss String Quartet in A major
Concert hosted by the Arthur Bliss and Ivor Gurney Societies.

May 12th

Shropshire Music Trust – UK

3pm – Blackburn Theatre, Prestfelde School, Shrewsbury

Bliss String Quartet in A Maj
Borodin String Quartet No.2
Brahms Piano Quintet
With Simon Callaghan – piano

May 17th

Carducci Festival Highnam – UK

‘Sturm und Drang‘  – 7.30pm, Highnam Church

With Daniel Tong, piano
Beethoven String Quartet No. 11 in F minor Op. 95 ‘Serioso’
Janáček Piano Sonata I X 1905 ‘From the Street’
Brahms Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor Op. 34

Tickets from £12 (free tickets for under-26s)

May 18th

Carducci Festival Highnam – UK

‘Entente Cordiale’  –  7.30pm, Highnam Church

With Nicholas Daniel, oboe and Huw Watkins, piano

Poulenc Sonata for Oboe and Piano
Rebecca Clarke Poem for String Quartet
Delius Two Interludes for Oboe and Piano
Finzi Interlude for Oboe and String Quartet Op. 21
Saint Saens Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor Op. 14

Tickets from £12 (free tickets for under-26s)


May 19th

Carducci Festival Highnam – UK

11.00am, Highnam Court Orangery ‘Music Box’

With Miloš Milivojević, accordion

Programme including music by Bach, Scarlatti, Sarasate, and Piazzolla.

Tickets: £32 (children and students £20) – includes a cup of coffee, or a glass of sherry or juice and access to Highnam Court Gardens after the concert
£5 from every ticket will be donated to the Pied Piper Appeal

May 19th

Carducci Festival Highnam – UK

4.30pm, Highnam Church ‘Musical Masterpieces’

With Clare Hammond, piano

Ravel String Quartet in F major
Mozart Piano Concerto in No. 24 in C minor K491 (chamber version)

Tickets from £10 (free tickets for under-26s) – includes a cup of tea or coffee and a cake before the concert (from 3.30pm).


May 21st

Winchcombe – UK

7.30pm St. Peter’s Church, GL54 5LX



Jun 14th

Dymock – UK

7.30pm St Mary’s Church, Dymock, GL18 2AQ

Tickets tel : 01531 890676

Jun 16th

Oxford – UK

11.15am Holywell Room, Oxford Coffee Concert

Mendelssohn and Dvorak

Jun 16th

Adderbury – UK

7pm St. Mary’s Church Adderbury, OX17 3LP


Jun 21st

Rode – UK

7.30pm Christchurch House, Rode, BA11 6PS

Tickets tel : 01373 831464

Jun 23rd

Hertford – UK

2.30pm,  All Saints’ Church, Queens Road, Hertford SG13 8AY

​Mendelssohn, Ravel, Peter Fribbins, Mozart
With Clare Hammond – Piano

Jun 29th

Syde – UK

Cheltenham Music Festival –  A Voyage to the New World is a weekend of intimate concerts and talks exploring the works of a broad range of composers who were inspired by their travels from Europe to the New World. In addition to this, we hear music by some of America’s most eminent composers, including Gershwin, Barber and Copland. In a series of performances curated specially for Cheltenham Music Festival, the Carducci Quartet are joined by friends including one of the world’s finest clarinettists Julian Bliss, young baritone Benedict Nelson, and pianist Kathryn Stott, a favourite Festival artist. BBC Radio 3 broadcaster and presenter Katy Hamilton provides enlightening insight about each programme in a series of short pre-concert talks.

Programme includes music by Barber, Berlin, Britten, Bruce, Carter, Copland, Debussy, Dvorak, Gershwin, Glass, Piazzolla, Poulenc, Rachmaninov, Ravel, Reich.

Jul 11th

Gower – UK

7.30pm, St Rhidian & St Illtyd’s Church, Llanrhidian, SA3 1ER

Beethoven, Ravel, Piazzolla and Karl Jenkins

Jul 16th

St. Albans – UK

8-10pm, St Albans Cathedral, AL1 1BY

Award-winning actor Simon Callow reads TS Eliot’s Four Quartets, interspersed with Beethoven’s late opus 132 string quartet.

Jul 21st

Ryedale Festival – UK

8pm, St Peters Church, Malton, YO17 9AE

With Julian Bliss clarinet
Haydn String Quartet in D, op. 20 no. 4
David Bruce Gumboots
Roxanna Panufnik Modlitwa
Weber Clarinet Quintet

Jul 25th

Ryedale Festival – UK

7pm Birdsall House, YO17 9NR

Chopin Piano Concerto no.2 with Pavel Kolesnikov piano.
Part of a special event – two concerts, both performed twice, with the audience changing places after the one hour interval. The audience is invited to picnic in the grounds between the two concerts.

Jul 28th

Lake District Summer Music – UK

7:30pm, Stricklandgate Methodist Church, Kendal

Beethoven String Quartet in F minor ‘Quartetto Serioso’, Op.95
Shostakovich String Quartet No.4 in D major, Op.83
Borodin String Quartet No.2 in D major

Jul 30th

Lake District Summer Music – UK

7:30pm, Ambleside Parish Church (St Mary’s)

Haydn String Quartet in D major, Op.20 No.4
Mendelssohn String Quartet No.6 in F minor, Op.80
Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57
With Tom Poster – Piano

Jul 31st

Three Choirs Festival – UK

11am, Cirencester Parish Church, 5 Market Pl, Cirencester, GL7 2NX

James Gilchrist tenor
Anna Tilbrook piano
Ian Venables Songs of Eternity and Sorrow
Ravel String Quartet
Debussy De Soir; Noël des enfants qui n’ont plus de maisons; Eventail; Green
Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge

Aug 04th

Snape Maltings – UK

7.30pm, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Proms

Beethoven String Quartet Op.95 Serioso
Weber Clarinet Quintet
Mozart Clarinet Quintet
With Julian Bliss

Sep 08th

Oxford – UK

11.15am – Holywell Rm

Sep 13th

LSO St. Luke’s – UK

1pm, LSO St. Luke’s, London – BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

BARTÓK Romanian Folk Dances
HAYDN String Quartet Op 2 No 4
BARTÓK String Quartet No 3

Sep 20th

Sandford – UK

Vellake, Sandford, Devon, EX17 4EH

Haydn, Shostakovich, Dvorak
For tickets tel : 07767 457567