* * * * * * Saturday 25th September 2010 - 7 pm * * * * *

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* * * * * * Saturday 12th March 2011 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Nadia Bishara (Mezzo Soprano) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Nadia Bishara
Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

G. F. Händel: Svegliatevi nel core from Julius Caesar, HWV 17

J. S. Bach: Have mercy Lord on me from St. Matthew Passion

Hugo Wolf: 3 Songs from Mörike-Lieder

I. Albéniz: Córdoba & Seguidillas from Chants d’Espagne, Op. 232

Georges Bizet: Habanera from Carmen

Franz Schubert: Romanze from Die Verschworenen

Ivor Gurney: Nocturne in A flat Major

C. W. Gluck: Che faro senza Euridice from Orfeo ed Euridice

Edward Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37

* * * * * * Saturday 23rd April 2011 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Neil Hickling (Clarinet) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Neil Hickling
Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles for Clarinet and Piano

Alec Templeton: Pocket-Size Sonata No. 2 for Clarinet and Piano

John Ireland: Daydream from In Those Days

John Ireland: The Holy Boy from Preludes

John Ireland: A Sea Idyll

Christopher Ball: Four folksongs for Clarinet and Piano

Paul Reade: Suite from the Victorian Kitchen Garden

Lionel Sainsbury: Cuban Fantasy for Piano, Op. 22

Malcolm Arnold: Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano

Joanna Tomlinson (Soprano) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

* * * * * * Saturday 22nd October 2011 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Joanna Tomlinson

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Programme

 

Mozart: Deh vieni non tardar from The Marriage of Figaro, K.492
Lowell Liebermann: Nocturne No. 3 for Piano
Richard Strauss: Vier letze Lieder (Four Last Songs)
Henri Duparc: Lamento

Henri Duparc: Soupir

Henri Duparc: L'invitation au voyage
Charles Gounod: Jewel Song
from Faust

Johannes Brahms: Scherzo in E flat minor, Op. 4
Giacomo Puccini: Quando m'en vo'
from La Bohème

George Gershwin: Summertime from Porgy and Bess

George Gershwin: Someone to Watch over Me from Oh, Kay!
Jule Styne: Don't Rain on My Parade
from Funny Girl

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* * * * * * Saturday 3rd December 2011 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Michael Jefferies (Flute) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Michael Jefferies
Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

J. S. Bach: Flute Sonata in B Minor

Widor: Romance & Scherzo from Suite for Flute & Piano, Op. 34

William Mathias: Sonatina for Flute and Piano, Op. 98

Hamilton Harty: In Ireland

J. S. Bach arr. Busoni: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659

J. S. Bach arr. Busoni: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645

Ian Clarke: Hypnosis & Sunstreams

Hendrik Hofmeyr: Cavatina

Michael Blake: Honey Gathering Song

Robert Muczynski: Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 14

* * * * * * Saturday 24th March 2012 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Loveday Singers conducted by Anna Loveday with Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 Loveday Singers

Programme

 

Eric Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby

Billy Joel, arr. Bob Chilcott: And So It Goes

Stephen Sondheim: Green Finch from Sweeney Todd

B. Britten: Balulalow & As Dew In Aprille from A Ceremony of Carols

Charles Villiers Stanford: The Bluebird

Stephen Sondheim: Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music

Gabriel Fauré: Les Roses D’Ispahan

Traditional: The Water is Wide

B. Britten: Embroidary Aria from Peter Grimes, Op. 33

John Frederick Coots: For All We Know

David Brunner: I Am In Need of Music

Stephen Schwartz: I’m Not That Girl from Wicked

Stephen Schwartz: When You Believe from The Prince of Egypt

Irving Berlin, arr. Moor: A Pretty Girl is like a Melody

Victor Johnson: Stars I Shall Find

Claude-Michel Schönberg: I’d Give My Life For You from Miss Saigon

Rodges & Hart: To Keep My Love Alive from A Connecticut Yankee

Stephen Schwartz: In Whatever Time We Have from Children of Eden

Charles Gounod: Je veux vivre dans ce réve from Roméo et Juliette

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* * * * * * Saturday 14th July 2012 - 7:30 pm * * * * * * *

Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Matthew Rickard

 

Programme

 

Francis Poulenc: Nocturne No. 1 in C Major

Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque

Isaac Albéniz: Almeíria from Iberia

Maurice Ravel: Sonatine

J. S. Bach: Toccata in C Minor, BWV 911

Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in C Major, Op. 1

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* * * * * * Saturday 22nd September 2012 - 7:30 pm * * * * * * *

Maureen McAllister (Organ) & Robin Jackson (Organ)

Maureen McAllister & Robin Jackson

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Programme

 

Ernst Gaebler: Introduction and Fugue, Op. 10

Adolf Hesse: Variations in A Major for Organ Duet

Claude Gervaise, arr. McAllister: Five Renaissance Dances

W. A. Mozart, arr. McAllister: Sonata in D Major, K. 381

G. F. Handel, arr. McAllister: Allegro Moderato from Saul

Charles Callahan: Evensong

Denis Bédard: Sinfonietta for Organ Duet

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* * * * * * Saturday 24th November 2012 - 7:30 pm * * * * * * *

Neil Hickling (Clarinet) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

 

Programme

 

Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Dobree: Songs without words (selection)

Carl Loewe: Scottish Pictures, Op. 112

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

Franz Schubert, arr. Baermann: Lieder (selection)

J. Brahms: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1

 

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* * * * * * Saturday 26th January 2013 - 7:00 pm * * * * * *

Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

J. S. Bach, tr. Kempff: “Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir”

Grieg: Lyric Pieces (selection)

Bloch: Poems of the Sea

Beethoven: Seven variations on “God save the King”, WoO 78

Liszt: Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude

Claude Debussy: Clair de Lune from Suite bergamasque

Beethoven: Sonata in C Sharp Minor, Op.27 No. 2 “Moonlight”

Michael Jefferies (Flute) & Matthew Rickard (Piano & Organ)

Michael Jefferies
Matthew Rickard

Programme

 

G. F. Händel: Sonata in F Major for Flute and Continuo, HWV 369

attr. C. P. E. Bach: Sonata in G Minor for Flute and Cembalo

Gabriel Fauré: Berceuse

Claude Debussy: Rêverie (arr. Donald Peck)

York Bowen: Evening Calm for Piano Solo

York Bowen: Reverie for Piano Solo, Op. 86

Lowell Liebermann: Air for Flute and Organ, Op. 106

Samuel Zyman: Sonata for Flute and Piano

* * * * * * Saturday 23rd March 2013 - 7:00 pm * * * * * *

Michael Jefferies (Flute) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

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Programme

 

J. S. Bach: Flute Sonata in E Minor, BWV 1034

John Rutter: Suite Antique

Francis Poulenc: Sonata for Flute and Piano

J. S. Bach: Partita in A Minor for Solo Flute, BWV 1013

César Franck: Sonata for Violin and Piano (arranged for flute)

Michael Jefferies

* * * * * * Saturday 11th May 2013 - 7:00 pm * * * * * *

Maureen McAllister (Organ) & Robin Jackson (Organ)

Maureen McAllister & Robin Jackson

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Programme

 

Johann Albrechtsberger: Prelude and Fugue in B flat Major

Tielman Susato, arr. McAllister: Four Renaissance Dances

W. A. Mozart: Fantasia in F Minor, K.594

Adrian Self: Dot.com Ballet

G. F. Handel: Three movements from the Dettingen Te Deum

Adolf Hesse: Variations in A flat Major

Traditional, arr. McAllister: Two Irish Airs

Edvard Grieg: Triumphal March from Sigurd Jarsalfar

* * * * * * Saturday 6th July 2013 - 7:00 pm * * * * * *

Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

J. S. Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971

Isaac Albéniz: Cantos de España Op.232

Joseph Haydn: Sonata in D, Hob. XVI/37

Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C Major (Wanderer Fantasy), D.760

* * * * * * Saturday 14th September 2013 - 7:00 pm * * * * * *

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Rupert Marshall-Luck
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Programme

 

Sir Arthur Bliss: Sonata for Piano and Violin

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto Accademico

Gustav Holst: Five pieces for Violin and Piano

Herbert Howells: Sonata No.1 in E Major, Op.18

Sir Edward Elgar: Sonata in E Minor, Op.82

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* * * * * * Saturday 1st March 2014 - 7:30 pm * * * * * *

Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI/50

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.28 in A Major, Op.101

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata No.21 in B-flat Major, D 960

 

* * * * * * Friday 18th April 2014 - 5:00 pm * * * * * *

Matthew Rickard (Organ)

Programme

 

C. P. E. Bach: Aus der Tiefe rufe ich

Alfred Ernest Floyd: Rock of ages

J. S. Bach: O Mensch, bewein’ dein; Sünde gross, BWV 622

Alan Bullard: Prelude: Winchester New

J. S. Bach: Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736

Francis Jackson: Meditation: Love Unknown

R. G. Thompson: Introduction and Variations on “Rockingham”

J. S. Bach: O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig

Christopher Tambling: Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

Healey Willan: Chorale Prelude on a melody by Melchior Vulpius

Alexandre Guilmant: Paraphrase on a chorus in Judus Maccabeus

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David Harvey (Piano) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

* * * * * * Saturday 19th July 2014 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

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Programme

 

Edgar Bainton: Miniature Suite for piano duet

C. Lambert: Trois pièces nègres, pour les touches blanches

York Bowen: Suite in Three Movements for piano duet

Gustav Holst: The Planets, Op.32 (piano duet version)

Matthew Rickard

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David Harvey

* * * * * * Saturday 22nd November 2014 - 7:30 pm * * * * * * *

Neil Hickling (Clarinet) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Programme

 

W. A. Mozart: Divertimento in B-flat, K439b No.1

Maurice Ravel: Pièce en forme de habanera

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Six studies in English Folk Song

Geoffrey Bush: Tributes

Frank Bridge: Serenade

Robert Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102

Gabriel Faurè: Vocalise-ètude

Bela Bartók, arr. Szekely: Romanian Dances

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Surrey Cantata conducted by Sebastian Forbes

Programme

 

Anon, arr. Forbes: Noël nouvelet; Grüber, arr. Forbes: Silent Night

 Sweelinck: Hodie Christus natus est; arr. Cornelius: The Three Kings

Eccard: When to the temple Mary went

Farrant: Hide not thou they face; Phillips: Ave, verum corpus

Anon, arr. Vulpius: Surrexit Christus hodie; Capillas: Dic nobis, Maria

Forbes: Gracious Spirit; Stanford: Coelos ascendit hodie

 Schütz: Jauchzet dem Herren; J.S.Bach: Jesu, meine Freude

Weelkes: Sing we at pleasure; Wilbye: Draw on, sweet night

 Morley: It was a lover and his lass

Surrey Cantata

* * * * * * Saturday 7th March 2015 - 7:30 pm * * * * * *

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Joanna Tomlinson (Soprano) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

* * * * * * Saturday 9th May 2015 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Joanna Tomlinson

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Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

E. J. Moeran: Folksongs from Norfolk (selection)

Percy Grainger: Three Scotch Folksongs for Solo Piano

George Butterworth: Folksongs from Sussex (selection)

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea; Down by the Riverside;

I Will Give my Love an Apple; The Carter;

The Female Highwayman & Silent Noon

Percy Grainger: The Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol

Percy Grainger: The Merry King

Benjamin Britten: The Trees they Grow so High;

The Salley Gardens; The Miller of Dee;

The Shooting of His Dear; She’s Like the Swallow;

The Ash Grove & Oliver Cromwell

* * * * * * Saturday 11th July 2015 - 7:30 pm * * * * * *

Matthew Rickard (Piano)

Matthew Rickard

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Programme

 

J. S. Bach: English Suite No.2 in A Minor, BWV 807

Claude Debussy: Pour le piano

Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op.27 No.2

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in C Minor, D 958

 

Rupert Marshall-Luck (Violin) & Matthew Rickard (Piano)

* * * * * * Saturday 3rd October 2015 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Programme

 

C. Hubert H. Parry: Suite in F for Violin and Piano

F. S. Kelly: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G (“Gallipoli”)

C. Hubert H. Parry: Fantasie Sonata for Violin and Piano

H. Howells: Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano in E flat, Op. 26

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Rupert Marshall-Luck

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Matthew Rickard

Matthew Rickard (Piano)

* * * * * * Saturday 27th February 2016 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Matthew Rickard

Programme

 

Claude Debussy: Two Arabesques

W. A. Mozart: Piano Sonata in A Major, K 331

Johannes Brahms: Rhapsody in G Minor, Op.79 No.2

Franz Schubert: Impromptu in G-flat Major, D 899 No.3

Franz Schubert: Impromptu in E-flat Major, D 899 No.2

Johannes Brahms: Four Piano Pieces, Op.119

Beethoven: Sonata in C-Sharp Minor, Op.27 No.2 “Moonlight”

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Surrey Cantata conducted by Sebastian Forbes

* * * * * * Saturday 12th March 2016 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Surrey Cantata

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Programme

 

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music

Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem (sung in English)

 

Soloists: Jane Searle (soprano) & Peter Terry (baritone)

with

David Harvey (piano) & Matthew Rickard (piano)

Guildford Chamber Choir conducted by Steven Grahl

* * * * * * Saturday 18th July 2016 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

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Programme

 

Tomás Luis de Victoria: Missa Vida speciosam

Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina: Pulchra es, amica mea

J. S. Bach: Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639

Orlande de Lassus: Anima mea, liquefacta es

Jacob Praetorious: Surge, propera amica mea

J. S. Bach: Erbarm’ dich mein O Herre Gott, BWV 721

Giovanni de Palestrina: Nigra sum sed formosa

Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla: Missa Ego flos campi

Edward Bairstow: I sat down under his shadow

William Walton: Set me as a seal upon thy heart

Sebastian Forbes: My promised bride

David Bednall: Charity

Healey William: Rise up, my love

Patrick Hadley: My beloved spake

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Matthew Rickard (Piano)

* * * * * * Saturday 18th March 2017 - 7:30 pm * * * * *

Matthew Rickard

Programme

 

Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus, D 899

Maurice Ravel: Sonatine

Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque

Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D 664

 

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