Upcoming Concerts

Music-at-Hill Concert Society’s activities are now located at Holy Sepulchre (aka HSL), the National Musicians’ Church at Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2DQ - diagonally opposite the Old Bailey & round the corner from St Bart’s Hospital.

Our Spring & Early Summer Season runs from 19th April to 28th June, followed by our annual Bach Festival throughout the Fridays of July.

Midtown Music lunchtime concerts begin at 1.15 pm, lasting around three-quarters of an hour, and light refreshments are available before and after all performances.

Unless otherwise stated, our events are free of charge with a retiring collection.

Details of past concerts can be seen via the button immediately below.

Past concerts

Friday 3rd May, 1.15 pm

Summers-Hammond Duo

William Summers flute/recorder
Patricia Hammond voice & autoharp

‘From Claude Debussy to Cowboy Elegies: songs, airs, ballads & divisions’

Friday 10th May, 1.15 pm

C V Stanford Centenary Series - Concert III

Anthony Gritten organ

Stanford: Sonata no. 5 in A major
Parry: Chorale Fantasia on an Old English Tune
Coleridge-Taylor: Impromptu in F, Op. 78 no. 1
Stanford: Fantasia on ‘Intercessor’, Op. 187; Nos. 5 & 6 from Six Short Preludes and Postludes, Op. 101

Friday 17th May, 1.15 pm

‘Guildhall 22’ Brass Ensemble

Beth Randell director

Programme to include works by Brahms, Koetsier and Zequinha Abreu, and chamber items for brass quintet and trumpet quartet

Friday 24th May, 1.15 pm

Fauré Centenary Series - Concert I

Małgorzata Zwierzchowska violin
Eden Agranat Meged piano

Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Fauré: Violin Sonata no. 1 in A major

This concert replaces our original programming of Mozart’s Serenade for Winds, which has unfortunately had to be postponed due to sudden illness. We are hoping to reinstate the Gran Partita concert in our autumn season.

Friday 31st May, 1.00 pm (note early start)

Piano Recital

Connor Heraghty piano

Beethoven: ‘Waldstein’ Sonata, Op. 53
Bach/Siloti: Prelude in B minor, BWV 855a
Liszt: Dante Sonata

Friday 7th June, 1.15 pm

Tchaikovsky Threesome

Guillaume Tardif violin
Felipe Avellar de Aquino cello
Mine Dogantan-Dack piano

Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50

Friday 14th June, 1.15 pm

Royal Academy of Music Harp Showcase

Gina Gallacher, Yaesong Jee, Anna Phillips, Bonnie Scott,
Zhaoyi Huang, Elizabete Gulbe, Priyanka Gohal

Works by Bach, Fauré, Caplet and others

Friday 21st June, 1.15 pm

Divertissements Chinois

Philippa Hyde soprano
William Summers baroque flute/recorders
Diane Moore baroque violin
Ibrahim Aziz viola da gamba
Yeo Yat-Soon harpsichord
Agnes Chin guzheng

‘First Encounters - Musical Journeys from the Dawn of the Global Age’: an exploration of the fascinating musical links between China and Western Europe in the 17th &18th centuries, drawing on both Chinese and European sources

Friday 28th June, 1.15 pm

Fauré Centenary Series - Concert II: Baudelaire Trio

Isabell Karlsson violin
Filippo Ramacciotti cello
Christopher Knox Oakey piano

Fauré: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120
Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires