2021-2022 Season

On Saturday March 5th, an enthusiastic audience came to listen to Keswick Music Society’s first concert of their Spring 2022 programme at St. John’s Church. Sophie Rosa, violin, and Ian Buckle, piano, are young and dynamic players based in Manchester. Both have varied and distinguished careers as soloists and chamber musicians, and they offered a […]

After our March 5th violin and piano duo concert, the next concert will be on April 23rd given by the wind ensemble Festivo, also at St. John’s, Keswick. They have a carefully thought-out programme of music: Milhaud depicting mediaeval scenes contrasting with Hindemith and Shostakovich, then Faure, Nielsen and Piazzola.  Festivo Winds are a dynamic Wind Quintet

The centrepiece of the concert was Benjamin Britten’s String Quartet No. 3 which was first performed just after the composer’s death in 1976. Hearing a live chamber music performance again after so long was as emotional as it was therapeutic; this programme was chillingly appropriate in view of the pandemic we are enduring. Cellist Felix

A happy and enthusiastic audience of members of Keswick Music Society and friends gathered at St. John’s Church Keswick on Saturday evening for their first live post-Covid concert. Ever since lockdown in 2020 brought an end to that concert season, various attempts to arrange concerts had been made, only to be overtaken by spikes of