Introduction 2004

Programme 2004

Previous Festivals



Friday 8th October, 7.30pm

Musicians from the renowned International Musicians' Seminars at Prussia Cove will be making Tetbury part of their autumn tour. Our artistic advisor, Steven Isserlis, is the Director of the IMS, and his creative hand is obvious in the programme this group of distinguished chamber musicians and soloists will play.

Reka Szilvay (violin)
Jennifer Stumm (viola)
Lilya Bayrova (cello)
Suzie Meszaros (violin, viola)
Guy Johnson (cello)
Gerhard Schulz (violin)
Noam Greenberg (piano)

New Commission for solo piano                David Matthews
String Quintet in C minor Opus 38             Georges Onslow
Piano Trio in G minor Opus 15                 Bedrich Smetana
String Quintet in G major Opus 111          Johannes Brahms

Pre-Concert talk in the Church at 6.30pm


Saturday 9th October, 11.00 am
*** Change to Programme ***

The Wind Soloists of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Parthia in E flat Opus 48                               J N Hummel
Serenade in C minor K388                           W A Mozart
Rondino in E flat major                                  L Beethoven
Serenade in E flat major K375                     W A Mozart

Because this concert is being recorded by BBC Radio 3 for future broadcast, this is a change to the original programme.


Saturday 9th October, 7.30 pm

We are again extremely fortunate to be able to offer a concert by Steven Isserlis, this year playing with the brilliant young pianist Leon McCawley.

Sonata No 1 in F Opus 5 No 1                     L Beethoven
Sonata No 5 in D Opus 102 No 2                 L Beethoven
Variations in G on a theme by Handel             L Beethoven
"Judas Maccabeus"                              
Sonata No 3 in A Opus 69                            L Beethoven

Pre-Concert talk in the Church at 6.30pm


Sunday 10th October, 10.30 am
Festival Service

Mass in G minor                                   R Vaughan Williams
Cantique de Jean Racine                                         G Faure

Preacher; The Reverend John Wright


Sunday 10th October, 5.00 pm
*** Extended Programme ***

The tenor Mark Padmore, particularly known for his stunning Bach performances, is the soloist for two Bach Cantatas. We are extremely fortunate to get him to Tetbury: he is a rare sort - a musician regularly described as a genius even by other musicians! He will be joined by the harpsichordist and conductor Gary Cooper, and a small instrumental ensemble.

Cantata Ich armer mensch BWV55                     J S Bach
Sonata in E minor for flute and continuo BWV1034             
Aria Bist di bei mir from Anna Magdalena Bach's               
Aria Tune your harp from Esther                     G F Handel
Brandenburg Concerto No 5 BWV1050                J S Bach
Cantata Ich habe genug BWV82                                        

Mark Padmore (tenor)
Gary Cooper (organ/harpsichord)
Katrin Troger (violin)
Beatrix Hulsemann (violin)
Katy Bircher (flute)
James Eastway (oboe)
Katherine McGillivray (viola)
Alison McGillivray (cello)
Peter McCarthy (double bass)



The Tetbury Music Festival - 2004