Primavera Chamber ensemble will be performing at 3:15 on the 11th of November at Cobham Hall, their reputation as one of the finest chamber ensembles in the UK today is confirmed by many of the reviews they have had.

On the 11th you will be able to hear the following pieces performed; Suk – Elegie, Mendelssohn – Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66, Schubert – Piano Trio No 1 in B flat, D 898.

Cobham Hall dates from the 16th century and is arguably one of the finest country houses in Kent. The concert will be performed in the Gilt Hall, this was converted into a music room during the 1770s. Its grey and amber marble, minstrel galleries and gilt plasterwork make it the perfect setting for this concert and all combine to give excellent acoustics.

Here is what the Daily Telegraph had to say about the Primavera Chamber Ensemble;
“In the new recording by the Primavera Chamber Ensemble, Mendelssohn’s Octet unfolds with warmth and naturalness… The whole performance is suffused with sunshine and well-being…crowned with some of the loveliest fiddle playing you will ever hear.”

The following is a brief biography taken from their website.

Primavera, as one of Britain’s finest chamber ensembles, has created an enviable reputation with an accolade of reviews at international festivals across Britain and Europe, alongside many appearances on the South Bank and Wigmore Hall. Formed in 1986 by its artistic director, violinist, Paul Manley, the name of the group is based on the Italian word for spring, reflecting the joie de vivre that these musicians bring to their performances.

Besides engagements, Primavera has created its own concert series at some of the finest country houses in the UK, which led to two TV series entitled Music in Mansions for Meridian Television. Aside from its concert and recording work, education and community projects have become an important focus of Primavera’s commitment to tomorrow’s audiences. With groundbreaking projects in prisons and special needs schools, linking the power of emotions within music to emotional intelligence.

New commissions have included works by Gavin Bryars, Phillip Glass, Malcolm Lipkin and Paul Patterson. Recent tours abroad have included concerts at the Almera Festival in the Netherlands, Vasto, Parma, Emilia Romagna and Sadurano Festivals in Italy.

Education. Primavera has collaborated in a number of education projects with eminent composer Paul Patterson and would be delighted to explore opportunities for future work.

To obtain tickets visit the Primavera Chamber Ensemble website

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