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The Brodowski Quartet


  • Haydn. String Quartet in F Major Op77 No 2.
  • Mozart. Piano Concerto No 12 in A Major K414
  • Beethoven. String Quartet in F Major Op.59 No 1

The Brodowski Quartet, Ben Schoeman - Piano

The final concert was on the 4th of June and saw the return of the Brodowski Quartet, who performed in the very first WCC concert in 2008. They included the rarely performed chamber version of Mozart’s Piano Concerto K414 arranged by the composer.

Peter HIgham and Simon Lane

Peter Higham and Simon Lane


  • Bach; Cello Suite No 3 in C BWV1009
  • Fauré Three Pieces for Cello and Piano
  • Janacek. Sonata for Cello and Piano
  • Franck. Sonata in A ( arranged by Jules Delsart)

 Philip Higham - Cello, Simon Lane – Piano

The second concert on the 3rd of June featured Philip Higham and Simon Lane in a concert of mainly French music. Philip, with his formidable technique, is surely the finest British cellist of his generation. It was concert to remember...

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Royal College of Music Strings


  • Vaughan Williams. Concerto Grosso
  • Walton. Two Pieces From Henry V Suite
  • Holst. St Paul’s Suite
  • Barber. Adagio
  • Tchaikovsky. Serenade For Strings

Royal College of Music Strings, Mark Messenger – conductor

On May 28th May the Royal College of Music Strings, under their conductor Mark Messenger, performed a concert of English music in the first half. This included the rarely performed Concerto Grosso  by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The advanced string players from both of the town’s secondary schools performed with them. The result was astounding as the rich string texture was complimented by the church’s good acoustic, The RCM Strings also performed  Barber’s Adagio and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings.