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Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Friday 28th June: 1pm - 2pm

Academy Harp Department

Programme to include 
Chaminade arr. Skaila Kanga - Concertino for Flute 
 arranged for flute, viola and harp 
Gareth Wood - Waterless Seas for six harps  
Paul Patterson - Avian Arabesques for harp quartet

A welcome return by the wonderful artists of the RAM Harp Department

This concert is curated by Karen Vaughn (former co-principal, London Symphony Orchestra, Head of Harp, Royal Academy of Music and Associate Artistic Director, World Harp Congress)

Admission

Free to attend

Charlton House Concerts are only made possible by your generous donations, we suggest a minimum donation of £3

Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Friday 21st June: 1pm - 2pm

Miłosz Sroczyński piano

Bach - Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Miłosz Sroczyński is a Polish pianist currently based in Zürich. Having many strings to his bow, he performs as a soloist, chamber musician and period instruments player. His repertoire consists of pieces written by composers from five centuries. With the same enthusiasm and attention he studies and performs pieces from Frescobaldi to Holliger and from Scarlatti to Ligeti.

He is giving recitals across Europe. Only this year he performs Bach’s Goldberg Variations in London, Göteborg, Hamburg, Berlin, Warsaw, Zürich, Bern and others.

Miłosz is a prizewinner of several competitions (Nice, Alessandria, Rome) and quarterfinalist of the Honens International Piano Competition 2018. He was also granted prestigious Swiss, Polish and Israeli scholarships.

In 2018 he graduated from the Haute École de Musique in Geneva from the piano class of Cédric Pescia. Currently he continues his education at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in Zürich under the guidance of Konstantin Scherbakov. He studied also at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hannover in the class of Ewa Kupiec and Teppo Koivisto.

Attending several mastercourses he worked also with Janina Fiałkowska, Matti Raekallio, Dmitri Bashkirov, Emanuel Krasovsky, Frank Lévy, Niklas Sivelöv, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, Konstanze Eickhorst, Corina Belcea, Justus Zeyen, Helmut Detusch. 

He expanded his skills and knowledge about historical pianos working with Zvi Meniker, Pierre Goy, Katarzyna Drogosz. 

He made archival recordings for Polish Radio.

Admission

Free to attend

Charlton House concerts are only made possible by your generous donations, we suggest a minimum donation of £3

Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Friday 14th June: 1pm - 2pm

Brompton String Quartet

Maja Horvat violin

Emily Turkanik violin

Hannah Gardiner viola

Wallis Power cello    

Programme to include:

Elgar - String Quartet op 83

Debussy - String Quartet in G minor Op.10

 

Formed in September 2018, the Brompton Quartet is comprised of musicians from the UK, Austria and Slovenia, studying at the Royal College and Royal Academy of Music in London. Although they have only been playing together for a few months, they have already worked with artists including Daniel Rowland (Brodsky Quartet), Mats Zitterqvist (Chamber Orchestra of Europe), Mark Messenger, Jon Thorne and the Harlem Quartet.

All four members of the group are active orchestral musicians and soloists, and have participated in festivals including the St. Endellion festival, Uppingham Int, Music Festival Peterborough, Prussia Cove, Padova and Stift International Music Festival. Prizes won by individual members of the group include 1st prize at the 13th Concorso Internazionale per Giovani Strumentisti, 3rd prize and the special Szymanowski award at the 1st International Karol Szymanowski Competition in Katowice, Poland, and 1st prize at the 1st International Tartini Competition, Cambridge University Instrumental Award, and the Inaugural Peterhouse Camerata Musica chamber music prize.

The Brompton quartet are now excited to continue working on a diverse range of new repertoire and to perform as much as possible in the coming year – they look forward to upcoming recitals around London, and to traveling to Slovenia to perform in Summer 2019. They will also be performing in the final of the St Martin in the Fields Chamber Music Competition in March.

Admission

Free to attend

Charlton House concerts are only made possible by your generous donations, we suggest a minimum donation of £3

Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Friday 7th June 2019: 1pm - 2pm

A programme given by RAM students

Admission

Free to attend

Charlton House concerts are only made possible by your generous donations, we suggest a minimum donation of £3

Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Friday 31st May: 1pm - 2pm

Neyire Ashworth (clarinet)

Jan Winstone (piano)

Gerald Finzi - Bagatelles, Op. 23

Witold Lutoslawski - Dance Preludes

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Studies in English Folksong

Bohuslav Martinu - Sonatina

Maurice Ravel - Pièce en Forme de Habanera

Neyire Ashworth

Towards a more flexible musician of the future is Neyire’s motto, integrating top-class instrumental playing and improvising with a commitment to performing holistically; an embodied clarinettist, with vocal and acting skills, and an all-round improviser. Trained in London, Rotterdam & Antwerp and New York City, she has performed in ensembles, theatre pieces (including War Horse, National Theatre & West End transfer) and as soloist internationally, has performed many new works and has appeared on numerous recordings including for Meridian and Naxos. Neyire is professor of clarinet for young musicians at the Guildhall School of Music Juniors.

Jan Winstone

Jan leads an eclectic career as a musical director, song coach and pianist, ranging from musical direction and coaching for plays, opera and music theatre in the UK including the RSC (Cymbeline and King Lear 2016), National Theatre, West End and regional, and Scandinavia (Gothenburg Opera and Wermland Opera) to classical chamber music concerts in Britain and abroad. She has broadcast live for the BBC and in Sweden for STV and Swedish national radio.

Admission

Free to attend

Charlton House concerts are only made possible by your generous donations, we suggest a minimum donation of £3

Holiday Histories

Charlton House & Gardens
Wednesday 29th May: 10am - 1pm

Join Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust for some space themed magic this half term.

Create spaced themed kaleidoscopes inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.

Admission

£1.50 per child, drop-in and pay on the day

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Aimed at 4+, younger children may participate with supervision

Friday Concert Programme

Charlton House & Gardens
Friday 24th May: 1pm - 2pm

Carolina Blaskovic violin

Peter Regan piano

Programme to include:

Beethoven - Sonata No.3 in E flat major Op.12

Faure - Sonata No.1 Op.13

Waxman - Carmen Fantasy

Violinist Carolina Blaskovic was born into a musical family in Zagreb and graduated from the Royal College of Music, London. She is currently studying for Master of Music course at the same institution with Mark Messenger where she is generously sponsored by the Frankopan Fund and Albert Cooper Music Charitable Trust. Carolina has performed as a soloist at venues throughout the UK including V&A Museum, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, St. Clement Danes Church, Church of St. Olave, St. Mary’s Church, Battersea, Waltham Abbey, St. Stephen's Church, St. Mary Abbots Church, United Reformed Church, Purley. She is a passionate performer of music for duo violin and piano and regularly performs with her duo partner, pianist Will Fielding. Their future engagements include performances of sonatas by Schubert, Schumann, Ravel and Fauré. Carolina plays on a Collin - Mezin violin kindly loaned by the Harrison - Frank Family Foundation.

Peter Regan is a London based Irish pianist. His playing has taken him from New York’s Carnegie Hall to Dublin’s National Concert Hall and the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. He has performed live on national radio on Today with Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio One and was a featured artist on Arena with Seán Rocks. Described as “a major talent” and as “the most individual and developed young Irish pianist I’ve heard in years” by Michael Dervan in the Irish Times, Peter graduated on the Dean’s List from the Glenn Gould School of Music, Toronto studying under internationally acclaimed pianist John O’Conor in May 2018. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at the Royal College of Music, London, studying with Gordon Fergus-Thompson and Ian Jones.

Peter is a multiple prize-winner. He has won the Chisholm and O’Hea Cups at Pianofest in the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and the Harty, Heneghan, Huban, Esposito, Nordell and Benson Cups at Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil. He is also the winner of the Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil 2016 Morris-Grant Cup and Bursary, and the 2017 Mabel Swainson Pianoforte Award. He has worked in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Christopher Elton, John Perry, Stefan Vladar, Finghin Collins, Ronan O’Hora, Lilya Zilberstein, Pavel Nersessian, Robert Kulek, Evelyne Brancart and Daniel Hope.

Recently, Peter has given solo recitals at the Clandeboye Festival, Boyle Arts Festival, Westport Festival of Chamber Music and in Trinity College, Dublin at the invitation of the Goethe-Institut Choir. In 2017, he curated presented “Kinesthesia”, a joint interdisciplinary collaboration between students of the Glenn Gould School of Music and George Brown Dance.

A recipient of the prestigious Lucien and Maura Teissier Scholarship Fund, Peter studied at the Aspen Music Festival and School in the summer of 2013, where he gave performances at the Scanlan Hall and Aspen Chapel. Closer to home he has also performed in some of Ireland’s most prestigious venues, such as the National Concert Hall, the R.D.S. Concert Hall, the college chapel at Maynooth University and the Great Hall of Queen’s University, Belfast.

As a past member of St. Finian’s Schola Cantorum, Peter performed at the Schola Cantorum’s 40th anniversary gala concert for President Mary McAleese in 2010. Leading a delegation from the Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra, Peter delivered a formal bilingual speech to President Michael D. Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin inviting him to become patron of the orchestra.

Recent performances include a lunchtime recital in the National Gallery of Ireland and solo recitals throughout Toronto. Upcoming performances include Prokofiev’s third piano concerto with the Hibernian Orchestra in the National Concert Hall, Dublin.

Admission

Free to attend

Charlton House Concerts are only made possible by your generous donations, we suggest a minimum donation of £3

Community Groups & Events

Charlton House & Gardens
Check inside for times on each group

Monday

Greenwich Music School: 16.15—20.30       Website: http://greenwichmusicschool.org.uk/

Horticultural Society (3rd Monthly): 19.30—21.30        Website: https://cabahs.wordpress.com/

 

Tuesday

Charlton Toy Library, 9.30 - 12.30   (Term Time Only)  Website: www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk

Over 50’s Drama Class: 10.30—11.30

Foresters Friendly Society (2nd Monthly): 19.30—22.00

Charlton Labour (2nd Monthly): 20.00—22.00 .   Website: http://www.gwlp.org/

 

Wednesday

Cats Protection (May, July, Sept, Nov, Jan, March): 14.00—16.00  Website: http://www.cats.org.uk/greenwich

 

Thursday

Charlton Toy Library, 9.30 - 12.30   (Term Time Only)  Website: www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk

Greenwich Music School: 11.15—17.15    Website: http://greenwichmusicschool.org.uk/

Bridge: 13.00—16.00

 

Friday

Charlton Toy Library, 9.30 - 12.30   (Term Time Only)  Website: www.charltontoylibrary.co.uk 

Greenwich Labour (3rd Monthly): 19.00—22.00 Website: http://www.gwlp.org/

Councillor's Surgery (No need to book): 19.00—22.00  

 

Saturday

British Sugar Craft (Varies): 10.00—16.00  Website: http://bsguk.org/

MP Surgery (Appointment only, 2nd Monthly): 11.00—13.00  Website: http://www.gwlp.org/

Antiquarian Society (2nd Monthly, Oct-Mar): 14.00—16.00

Charlton Society (3rd Monthly): 14.30—16.30  Website: https://charltonsociety.org/

 

If you have any questions about these groups feel free to contact us by phone, e-mail or through our contact form.