Wednesday 15th March 2016 – Music On The Green Lunchtime Concert

Hampton School Showcase

Where: Christ Church, Church Street, Esher, Surrey KT10 8QS

Other Concerts: Monthly on Wednesdays and occasional concerts on other days – see programme lower on this page.

Entry: Free Entry with sandwiches included!
Donations welcome (retiring collection).

Times: Light lunch from 12.30 pm:
Concert from 1.10 to approx 1.50 pm.

Contact: E-mail: office@esherparish.org.uk

 

The perfect setting for an enjoyable mid-week break.

Music on the Green concert: Hampton School Showcase
We are fortunate in this part of Surrey to have many centres of academic and musical excellence, with Hampton School being at the forefront of these. To celebrate their 450th anniversary a Performing Arts Centre was established, which has led to a succession of talented young musicians gaining scholarships at Oxbridge and leading universities. Hampton School regularly takes its Voice of Lions choir to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and recently they appeared in the final of the Choir of the Year Competition at the Royal Festival Hall. Come and enjoy the school’s top music scholars showcasing a wide variety of repertoire across a range of instruments including organ, piano, trumpet, flute and violin. An ideal way to spend your Wednesday lunchtime!

MUSIC on the GREEN is based at Christ Church Esher directly opposite and overlooking Esher Green. Its aims are to promote a wide variety of excellent music, to present music in a fresh and engaging way, and to encourage audiences from Esher and beyond.

Our concerts take place in Christ Church at the heart of Esher – a church which boasts an outstanding pipe organ, fine grand piano acquired in 2012 with a very generous loan, and good acoustics which all contribute to making our music so enjoyable.

MUSIC on the GREEN is about making music which is accessible to, and enjoyable by, as many people as possible without it being stuffy or cheapened. This is the reason for the MUSIC on the GREEN ‘brand’ – to give the music an identity of its own.
Music is about people, emotions, history… We blend all these ingredients and seek to present our music in interesting and rewarding ways, within its own context so that it can be widely appreciated and enjoyed. Whilst having our firmest foot planted at the classical end of the spectrum, we seek to offer a rich and varied listening programme.

Music On The Green Esher - Programme Of Concerts

A concert is scheduled for lunchtime on the Third Wednesday of the month, with teatime concerts about twice a year, usually on a Sunday. The teatime concerts may be admission by ticket, not be free events.

2017 Programme
18th January - Modulus Ensemble (flute, oboe, clarinet)
15th February - Victoria Puttock, saxophone & Grigoris Ioannou, piano
15th March - Hampton School Showcase 
11th/12th April -  'Music in the Tower' lunchtime/evening concerts
17th May - Timothée Botbol, cello
21st June -  ‘NIA' Trio (flute, oboe & piano)
19th July - Eszter Schütz, violin & Anna Cassú, piano
16th August - No concert (summer break)
20th September - Victoria Puttock, saxophone
18th October - Anthony Gritten, organ
15th  November - Buck Brass Trio (trumpet, horn, trombone)
20th December - Come & Sing Carols

Archive - Prior Year(s)

2016 Programme
21st September - Quilta
16th October - Jacobean Strollers
19th October - Chalumeaux Sounds
16th November - Mihi Kim (Flute) & Mikhail Shilyaev (Piano)
21st December - Come & Sing Carols

For further information, contact the Parish Office: 01372 462 282

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