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Wednesday 6th February 2019

From 19:30 until 21:00

Venue: St Mary’s Church, Edward Road Dorchester, Dorset  DT1 2HL 

Pelleas Ensemble

The Pelléas Ensemble was formed at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2011. Playing with “verve and polish” (The Times),  they recently won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award, and the 2017 Elias Fawcett Award for Outstanding Chamber Ensemble at the Royal Overseas League competition. In 2016 they won both the Grand Prize and the Audience Prize in the St Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Music Competition, and won a place on the prestigious Tillett Trust Young Artists’ Programme. In 2015 they won First Prize at the British Harp Chamber Music Competition. They are Tunnell Trust Young Artists.

Their Wigmore Hall debut was praised for its “captivating vitality” and “effortlessness and delicacy" (Seen and Heard International), and they have recently appeared live on BBC Radio 3's ‘In Tune’. They were selected to represent the Guildhall at the City of London Festival, and have given numerous recitals at other London venues including St John’s Smith Square. They have been praised for creating an immediate and intimate connection with their audiences.

They are dedicated to performing new music, and have premiered three new works this year, with two further commissions planned for next year.

The Music

  • Bax - Elegiac Trio
  • J.S. Bach - Sonata for Flute and Basso Continuo
  • Debussy - Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp
  • Corelli - Trio Sonata
  • Timothy Salter - Mosaics
  • Ravel arr. Salzedo - Sonatine

The Musicians

  • Luba Tunnicliffe viola
  • Henry Roberts flute
  • Oliver Wass  harp

Dorset County Museum Music Society

Six fine professional chamber concerts given in St Mary’s Church and the United Church Dorchester. These temporary venues are necessitated by the closure of the Dorset County Museum building and its wonderful Victorian Hall, the home of the DCMMS for 44 years, during the extensive and hugely exciting building works - Tomorrow's Museum for Dorset - funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund.  We look forward to our return to the Museum for the start of the 2020/2021 season.

For more details about the society CLICK HERE

Booking Tickets

Tickets for single concerts are £15 and may be obtained from:

Dorchester Arts Box Office - 01305 266926 | www.dorchesterarts.org.uk

The Box Office at Dorchester Corn Exchange is open for face-to-face and telephone bookings Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. Payment is required when booking. At all other times please leave your name, telephone number and ticket requirements and you will be called back. You can also email your booking request to: boxoffice@dorchesterarts.org.uk, including the same details. Tickets are non-refundable and non-returnable.

Tourist Information Centre: 01305 267992 | www.visit-dorset.com

Tickets are available from Dorchester Library and Learning Centre, South Walks House, Charles Street, Dorchester DT1 1EE.  See web site for opening times.

N.B. Tickets for those in full time education are £3 and may only be obtained at the door on the evening of the concerts

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For further information contact the Museum on 01305 262735 or Contact Us

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