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Guildhall Chamber Music Festival


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Our new Chamber Music Festival features showcase performances from some of the School’s most accomplished chamber groups and collaborations with renowned performers from the chamber music faculty.


Friday 6 July

- Opening Concert, 7.30pm

The world-renowned Endellion Quartet, Guildhall’s Visiting Quartet-in-Association, are joined by professors Graham Sheen, Alec Frank-Gemmill and Adrian Brendel in the opening concert of the festival. They perform alongside current students in works by Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy and composition professor Matthew Kaner. .


Saturday 7 July

- Hidden Gems of Chamber Music, 8pm

A concert featuring masterpieces that are less frequently performed than they deserve: Prokofiev’s extraordinary quintet, Fauré’s second Piano Quartet and Taneyev’s masterful Piano Trio, all performed by current students and faculty members.


Sunday 8 July

- Masterclasses, from 10am
- Brahms: Piano & Strings, 12pm
- Seminar/Performance with Jacqueline Ross, 1.30pm
- Mendelssohn String Quartets, 3pm
- Wind, Brass & Percussion Chamber Concert, 3pm
- Classic Chamber Works, 7.30pm

An extraordinary line-up of Guildhall faculty members – Levon Chilingirian, Louise Hopkins, Nicholas Daniel, Carole Presland, Graham Sheen, Ursula Smith, Joy Farrall and Matthew Jones – are joined by students to perform three classic chamber works, bringing the festival to a memorable close..



Sunday daytime masterclasses/performances - Admission free, no ticket required.
Evening performances - £15 (£5 concessions) available from Barbican Box Office.