UPCOMING CONCERTS

Friday 30 July, 8pm - live-streamed online

MusicFest Aberystwyth

Karim Sulayman (tenor), Elena Urioste (violin), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Handel Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle, Schubert Songs, Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Vaughan Williams How Cold the Wind Doth Blow, Hahn (arr. Poster) Four Songs

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CHAMBER MUSIC BY THE SEA - Maryland, USA

Karim Sulayman (tenor), Elena Urioste (violin), Melissa White (violin), Marije Johnston (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Stephen Upshaw (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (double bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Tuesday 3 August, 7pm EDT / midnight BST - live-streamed online

Bartók Duos, Traditional (arr. Poster) Deep River, Florence Price Piano Quintet

Thursday 5 August, 7pm EDT / midnight BST - live-streamed online

Mendelssohn Piano Sextet, songs by Jerome Kern and Vaughan Williams

Saturday 7 August, 7pm EDT / midnight BST - live-streamed online

Bridge Phantasy Piano Quartet, Amy Beach Piano Quintet, and Tom Poster’s arrangements of songs by Hahn and Blitzstein

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Thursday 26 August, 1pm - rebroadcast by Wigmore Hall (available for 30 days after)

Wigmore Hall, London

Matthew Hunt (clarinet), Elena Urioste (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

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LAMMERMUIR FESTIVAL

Armand Djikoloum (oboe), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Amy Harman (bassoon), Ben Goldscheider (horn), Magnus Johnston (violin), Tom Poster (piano)

Thursday 16 September, 2.30pm - Dunbar Parish Church

Tailleferre Sonate champêtre, Poulenc Sonata for clarinet and bassoon, Glinka Trio pathétique, Mark Simpson Echoes and Embers, Beethoven Quintet for Piano and Winds

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Friday 17 September, 11am - Holy Trinity Church, Haddington

Tribute to Dennis Brain: Mozart Quintet for Piano and Winds, Huw Watkins Lament, Brahms Horn Trio

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Friday 29 October to Monday 1 November

Recording sessions for Chandos Records - Potton Hall, Suffolk

 

Sunday 7 November. 3pm

Oxford Chamber Music Society - Holywell Room, Oxford

Elena Urioste (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Xavier Foley (double bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Quartet, Felix Mendelssohn Piano Sextet, Schubert Trout Quintet

 

Monday 8 to Tuesday 9 November

Recording sessions for Chandos Records - Potton Hall, Suffolk

 

Friday 12 November, 7.30pm

Halifax Philharmonic Club - Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax

Adam Walker (flute), Elena Urioste (violin), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Mozart Flute Quartet No. 1, Amy Beach Romance, Duruflé Prélude, récitatif et variations, Bartók Suite paysanne hongroise, Coleridge-Taylor Piano Quintet

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STILL AVAILABLE TO WATCH

Wigmore Hall 120th birthday concert: Florence Price Piano Quintet, Fauré La bonne chanson (with Mary Bevan), and Mendelssohn Piano Sextet - recorded in May 2021

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Oxford Coffee Concerts at the Holywell Room: George Walker Lyric for Strings, Beach Romance and Elgar Piano Quintet - recorded in November 2020

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Wigmore Hall celebratory concert: Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2 and Coleridge-Taylor Nonet - recorded in August 2020

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PAST CONCERTS

Friday 18 June 2021, 3pm and 7pm

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk

Karim Sulayman (tenor), Elena Urioste (violin), Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Bridge Phantasy Piano Quartet, Vaughan Williams How Cold the Wind Doth Blow, Hahn (arr. Poster) Four Songs, Beach Piano Quintet

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Monday 31 May 2021, 7.30pm - live-streamed by Wigmore Hall (available for 90 days after)

Wigmore Hall, London

Mary Bevan (soprano), Elena Urioste (violin), Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Stephen Upshaw (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (double bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Florence Price Piano Quintet, Fauré La bonne chanson, Mendelssohn Piano Sextet

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Saturday 29 May 2021, 11am - live-streamed by Wigmore Hall (available after)

Wigmore Hall, London - Family Concert: Fresh Awakenings

Elena Urioste (violin), Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (double bass), Tom Poster (piano) - with Aga Serugo-Lugo (presenter)

An interactive concert featuring music from solo to sextet, by Bach, Bartók, Ravel, Price, Mendelssohn and others

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Friday 28 May 2021

Album release: Kaleidoscope’s debut album, American Quintets - featuring music by Beach, Barber and Price - out now on Chandos Records!

Matthew Rose (bass), Elena Urioste (violin), Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

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Monday 29 March 2021, 1pm - live-streamed on Wigmore Hall's website and social media, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Wigmore Hall, London

Elena Urioste (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Colin Carr (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Mélanie Bonis Soir - Matin, Lili Boulanger D'un soir triste, Fauré Piano Quartet No. 2

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Monday 11 January 2021, 7.30pm - online performance

Wigmore Hall, London

Matthew Hunt (clarinet), Elena Urioste (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

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Sunday 20 December 2020, 11.15am - online performance

Oxford Coffee Concerts - Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Savitri Grier and Elena Urioste (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

George Walker Lyric for Strings, Beach Romance for violin and piano, Elgar Piano Quintet

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Friday 18 December 2020, 5-7pm

BBC Radio 3 - live appearance on In Tune's Christmas special

Amy Harman (bassoon), Elena Urioste and Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Music by Reynaldo Hahn and Florence Price, plus Christmas favourites arranged by Tom Poster

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Friday 11 December 2020, 7.30pm

BBC Radio 3 - studio recording from BBC Maida Vale

Karim Sulayman (tenor), Elena Urioste and Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Schubert Notturno, Handel Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle, Hahn (arr. Tom Poster) Four Songs, Beach Piano Quintet

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Monday 30 November 2020 - online performance

Chamber Music Pittsburgh, USA

Karim Sulayman (tenor), Elena Urioste and Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Works by Handel, Purcell, Schubert, Vaughan Williams, Beethoven, Fauré, Poulenc and Hahn

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Wednesday 11 November 2020, 8pm - online performance

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon

Elena Urioste and Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Schubert String Trio D. 471, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Korngold Piano Quintet

Sunday 1 November 2020, 6.30pm - online performance

Roman River Festival

Elena Urioste and Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Amy Beach Piano Quintet, Florence Price Piano Quintet

Wednesday 30 September 2020, 7.30pm - live and online, also broadcast on BBC Radio 3

Wigmore Hall, London

Matthew Rose (bass), Elena Urioste and Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Schubert Adagio and Rondo Concertante, Glinka Doubt, Borodin The Pretty Girl No Longer Loves Me, Kate Whitley This is my love poem for you, George Walker Lyric for Strings, Barber Dover Beach, Korngold Piano Quintet

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Saturday 26 to Sunday 27 September 2020, 10am to 5pm

Benedetti Sessions - online chamber music weekend for students

Elena Urioste and Savitri Grier (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (double bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Studying chamber works by Schubert and George Walker, plus discussions and Q&A sessions via Zoom

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Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 September 2020

Recording sessions for Chandos Records - Potton Hall, Suffolk

Matthew Rose (bass), Elena Urioste and Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

American Quintets - Amy Beach Piano QuintetSamuel Barber Dover Beach, Florence Price Piano Quintet

Album to be released May 2021

Saturday 22 August 2020 - online performance

Chamber Music by the Sea, Maryland USA

Elena Urioste (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2

Saturday 1 August 2020 - online performance

Wigmore Hall, London

Tom Poster (piano), Elena Urioste (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Adam Wynter (bass), Armand Djikoloum (oboe), Matthew Hunt (clarinet), Amy Harman (bassoon), Ben Goldscheider (horn)

Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2, Coleridge-Taylor Nonet, Gershwin (arr. Poster) They Can't Take That Away From Me

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WIGMORE HALL RESIDENCY

Wigmore Hall, London

Mark Simpson (clarinet), Amy Harman (bassoon), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Elena Urioste (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Joseph Conyers (bass), Tom Poster (piano)

Friday 14 February 2020, 7.30pm

Strauss/Hasenöhrl Till EulenspiegelFanny Mendelssohn Fantasia, Schumann Adagio and AllegroGlinka Trio PathétiqueSchubert Trout Quintet

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Saturday 15 February 2020, 7.30pm

Mozart Bassoon Quartet, Dohnanyi Sextet, Beethoven Septet

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Friday 24 January 2020, 7.30pm

Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon (part of a Kaleidoscope residency 2020)

Katharine Dain (soprano), Savitri Grier (violin), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Beethoven Folksong Arrangements, Clara Schumann Songs, Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2, Britten Folksong Arrangements, Vaughan Williams How Cold the Wind Doth Blow, Amy Beach Two SongsCole Porter (arr. Tom Poster) Songs

Wednesday 13 November 2019, 8.00pm

Cambridge Music Festival - Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge

Savitri Grier, Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Vashti Hunter (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Debussy Clair de lune, Rebecca Clarke Morpheus, Ravel Piano Trio, Puccini Crisantemi, Amy Beach Piano Quintet

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Thursday 25 July 2019, 7.00pm

Music at Paxton - Paxton House, Scottish Borders

Savitri Grier (violin), Ben Goldscheider (horn), Tom Poster (piano)

Robert Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Brahms Horn Trio

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CHELTENHAM MUSIC FESTIVAL 2019

Elena Urioste, Melissa White (violin), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Gabriel Cabezas, Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Sunday 7 July, 2.00pm - Cheltenham Town Hall

Absolute Music: Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8, with poetry and dramatic readings performed by Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles

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Wednesday 10 July, 10.00am - Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Composium: As Ensemble-in-Residence at Cheltenham Festival, Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective will workshop, rehearse and perform eight new works written especially for them by Composer Academy participants

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Sunday 14 July, 11.00am - Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Maria Szymanowska Nocturne in B flat for piano, Lili Boulanger Nocturne and Cortège for violin and piano, Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Germaine Tailleferre String Quartet, Amy Beach Piano Quintet

Recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3

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Friday 14 June 2019, 8.00pm

The Barn, Carlton

Savitri Grier (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Guy Johnston (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn Songs Without Words, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Robert Schumann Piano Quartet

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Thursday 9 May 2019, 8.00pm

Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (part of a three-concert residency 2018/19)

Savitri Grier (violin), Ting-Ru Lai (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Mendelssohn Songs Without Words, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Fanny Mendelssohn Piano Trio, Schumann Piano Quartet

Thursday 7 February 2019, 8.00pm

Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (part of a three-concert residency 2018/19)

Karim Sulayman (tenor), Mathilde Milwidsky (violin), Alec Frank-Gemmill (horn), Tom Poster (piano)

Handel Süße Stille, sanfte Quelle, Schumann Adagio and Allegro, Britten Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain, Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending, Clara Schumann Songs, Brahms Horn Trio

Thursday 29 November 2018, 8.00pm

Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge (part of a three-concert residency 2018/19)

Raphaela Papadakis (soprano), Elena Urioste (violin), Anastasia Kobekina (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Haydn Piano Trio in C major Hob. XV:27, Berlioz La captive, Saint-Saëns Violons dans le soir, Hahn Songs, Amy Beach Two Songs with piano trio, Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2

THE KIRKER ISCHIA MUSIC FESTIVAL 2018

Ischia, Bay of Naples, Italy

Raphaela Papadakis (soprano), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Elena Urioste (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Bjørg Lewis (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Saturday 13 October

Schubert Adagio and Rondo Concertante, Schubert The Shepherd on the Rock, Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

Sunday 14 October

Schumann Märchenerzählungen, Kurtág Hommage à Schumann, Clara Schumann Romance No. 1, Clara Schumann Songs, Mark Simpson Hommage à Kurtág, Brahms Clarinet Trio

Monday 15 October

Vaughan Williams Folksongs, Britten Folksong Arrangements, Poulenc Fiançailles pour rire, Fauré Piano Quartet No. 2

Tuesday 16 October

A Salon Evening - Beethoven Folksong Arrangements; instrumental works by Amy Beach, Paul Coletti, Dvořák, Fauré, Kreisler, Liszt and Schumann; songs by Saint-Saëns, Hahn, Satie, Gershwin and Cole Porter

Wednesday 17 October

Debussy Cello Sonata, Debussy Ariettes Oubliées, Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte, Walton The Lord Mayor's Table, Walton Piano Quartet

Thursday 18 October

Mozart Duo No. 1 for violin and viola, Schubert Impromptu in G flat major, Brahms Two Songs with viola, Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2

Wednesday 10 October 2018, 7.30pm

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

Elena Urioste (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Bjørg Lewis (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Schubert Adagio and Rondo Concertante, Fauré Piano Quartet No. 2, Dvořák Piano Quartet No. 2

Concert in aid of Maggie’s Cancer Care

BEAMINSTER FESTIVAL - St Mary’s Church, Beaminster

Thursday 28 June 2018, 7.00pm

Elena Urioste, Savitri Grier (violin), Hélène Clément (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Debussy Clair de Lune, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2, Puccini Crisantemi, Franck Piano Quintet in F minor

Thursday 28 June 2018, 9.30pm

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective - as above - with Lizzie Ball (voice/violin) and Morgan Szymanski (guitar)

A vibrant and eclectic array of music curated by the performers, from Vivaldi's Lute Concerto to new arrangements of Great American Songbook classics and Piazzolla tangos

Wednesday 25 October 2017, 7.30pm

St John’s Smith Square, London

Elena Urioste (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Schubert String Trio D. 471, Clara Schumann Three Romances, Dvořák (arr. Kreisler, Josef Suk and Tom Poster) Songs, Schumann (arr. Kirchner) Six Canonic Etudes, Brahms Piano Quartet No. 2

Tuesday 24 October 2017, 5.30pm

Oxford Lieder Festival - Headington School, Oxford

Elena Urioste (violin), Juan-Miguel Hernandez (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello), Tom Poster (piano)

Mahler Piano Quartet, Brahms Piano Quartet No. 2