Nash Ensemble diary for the year ahead
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Diary - March to June 2018:


February 10, Wigmore Hall - 'The French Connection'  
Duruflé: Prelude, recitative & variations (flute, viola & piano)
Debussy: Cello Sonata
Ravel: Duo for violin & cello  
With: Leslie Caron (reciter) and Sophie Bevan (soprano)  
Ravel arranged by Carlos Salzedo & Skalia Kanga: Sonatine (flute, viola & harp)
Stravinsky: Three Japanese Lyrics, Two Poems of Balmont
Debussy arr. Boulez: Chansons de Bilitis
Ravel: Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé
Fauré: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.15

March 10, Wigmore Hall - 'The French Connection'  
7.30pm: with Eleanor Bron (narrator), Mark Stone (Soldier & Devil), Martyn Brabbins (conductor)  
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite for piano duo
Milhaud: Caramel Mou (Shimmy for jazz band)
Poulenc: Babar the Elephant (reciter & piano)
Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale

March 17: HHH Concerts, Haslemere  
Instrumentation: piano, clarinet, violin & cello  
Debussy: Cello Sonata
Ravel: Piano Trio
Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

March 20, Wigmore Hall - 'The French Connection'  
Side by side concert with students from the Royal Academy of Music & pre-concert talk given by Gillian Moore
Stravinsky: Three Pieces for string quartet
Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody
Poulenc: Sonata for horn, trumpet & trombone
Milhaud: La Cheminée du roi René
Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon & piano  
With: Rebecca Evans (soprano)  
Saint-Saëns: Caprice sur les airs Danois et Russes
Ravel: Cinq mélodies Greques, Chants populaires
Debussy: String Quartet
Delage: Quatre poèmes Hindus
Fauré: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.45

March 21-26: Concerts and masterclasses in Israel  
Instrumentation: piano, clarinet & string quartet  
Evening concerts:
Prokofiev: Overture on Jewish Themes
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A, K581
Britten: Three Divertimenti for String Quartet
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op.44  
Lunchtime concert:
Hans Krasa: Passacaglie & Fugue
Hans Krasa: Tanec
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.60

April 23: Bern, Switzerland  
Instrumentation: piano & string quartet  
Haydn: Piano Trio HXV25 'Gipsy Rondo'
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat, Op.44
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor, Op.84

April 27: Wiltshire Music Centre  
Instrumentation: piano & string trio  
Programme to include Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor

May 16: Chipping Campden Festival  
Instrumentation: piano, string quartet & double bass  
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D667 'Trout'

June 26: Middle Temple  
Instrumentation: piano & string trio  
Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.87 Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op.25

July 15: Jordans Music Club  
Instrumentation: flute & string trio  
Mozart: Flute Quartet in C, K285b
Debussy: Syrinx
Dohnanyi: Serenade in C, Op.10 for string trio
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D, K285
Eugene Bozza: Image for solo flute
Beethoven: String Trio in C minor, Op.9 No.3