SHMS

Sutton House Music Society

Bringing classical music of the highest quality to Hackney audiences
 at affordable prices in a friendly relaxed setting.

This season

7 pm Sunday 2oth October 2013

Gareth Brynmore John (baritone)
Finnegan Downie Dear (piano)

The most recent winner of the Kathleen Ferrier award will sing Schubert’s great lyrical song-cycle Die schöne Müllerin.



3 pm Sunday 10th November 2013

Emergence String Sextet

This young dynamic ensemble springs from the outstanding Piatti Quartet, which played at Sutton House in 2011.  
Mozart Grande Sestetto Concertante

Borodin String Sextet in D minor

Brahms String Sextet No. 1, Op. 18

Optional free tour of Sutton House at 2 pm.


6 pm Sunday 15th December 2013

Wing-It Singers

Festive concert

Hackney’s fantastic  a cappella chamber choir sings a programme of English Yule-tide wassails, and festive songs from  Georgia, the Balkans, Spain and France.

Mulled wine and complimentary mince pies.



3 pm Sunday 9th February 2014

Finnegan Downie Dear (piano)

‘Moine et voyou' : a Poulenc celebration

The director of the outstanding Mondfleck Ensemble, which performed at Sutton House last season, brings a new programme for voice, violin, oboe and piano, featuring Poulenc’s early songs, his song cycle Tel jour, telle nuit, his oboe sonata, and works by Ravel, Chabrier and Satie.

Optional free tour of Sutton House at 2pm


3 pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Our renowned quartet-in-residence returns for another fascinating programme.
Mozart Quartet in G major, K. 80
Haydn
Quartet in D minor, Op. 103
Tchaikovsky Quartet in B flat major (1865)
Sibelius
Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 “Voces intimae”

Optional free tour of Sutton House at 2pm.


7 pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Ånon Egeland (Hardanger fiddle)
Christian Grøvlen (piano)

Norwegian concert

Norway’s renowned player of the Hardanger fiddle will perform works on the fiddle, flute and Jew’s harp, interspersed with piano works by Grieg.


7 pm Sunday 11th May 2014

Duo Concertante

Nancy Dahn (violin) and Timothy Steeves (piano) will come all the way from Canada to perform Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata, Bach’s Sonata No. 3 and the Duo by Murray Schafer, Canada’s leading composer.


7 pm Sunday 22nd June 2014

Roskell Piano Trio

Following on from two sell-out concerts, this ensemble will return with a programme, featuring great piano trios by Ravel, Haydn (“Gypsy”) and Schubert (No. 2).

At 6pm, Richard Griffiths, the architect for the restoration of Sutton House will give a tour.