Paxton House and Country Park
- Telephone 01289 386291
- Website www.paxtonhouse.com
Perhaps the finest example of an 18th-century Palladian country house in Britain, Paxton House rests on the banks of the River Tweed, four miles from Berwick. It holds regular exhibitions of paintings, as well as special events such as wildlife walks, children’s concerts and vintage car rallies.
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Outstanding young pianist gives solo recital.
Romania's Arcadia Quartet blew everyone away at the 2012 London International String Quartet Competition, winning both the first prize and the Beethoven Prize for their interpretations of Mendelssohn and Beethoven.
Arunda and Trio Isara
Arunda is one of Scotland's best young wind trios, here playing a Divertissement by Mozart, Jacques Leclair's La Petite Pâtisserie, Georges Auric's Romance and Jean Françaix's Divertissement. They share a bill with the multi-national Trio Isara, hailing from Finland, Greece and Switzerland and playing Beethoven's Kakadu…
Choral Event: EXtraCHORd Meets the 24!
York University's vocal ensemble the 24 meets members of German ensemble EXtraCHORd, in this eclectic concert of choral music from the 16th century to this one, featuring pieces by Cecilia McDowall, William Byrd, Wolfram Buchenberg, Albert Becker, René Clausen, Martin Ramroth, Mozart, Ivan Hrušovsky, Herbert Howells…
Johann Sebastian Bach's Suites for Solo Cello are some of the greatest works ever written for solo instrument, and also some of the most problematic; the composer's manuscript has long since been lost and they almost certainly weren't written for an instrument that closely resembles the modern cello. SCO principal cellist…
Emma Johnson and Pascal Rogé
Clarinettist Johnson and pianist Rogé each have well-established international solo careers and are longstanding duo partners.
Endellion Quartet, William Berger and Alasdair Beatson
The quartet plays Haydn's Quartet Op 71 No 1, then Berger (baritone) joins for Respighi's Il Tramonto and Barber's Dover Beach. Alasdair Beatson (piano) accompanies for Schubert's Death and the Maiden, and finally the quartet plays Schubert's Quartet in D Minor D810.
Fri 19 Jul
£22 (£11) / 01289 386291
Part of Music at Paxton.
The renowned baroque ensemble.
Jane's Minstrels are a contemporary music ensemble originally set up by distinguished soprano Jane Manning and her husband, composer Anthony Payne.
Sun 28 Jul
£22 (£11) / 01289 386291
Here they're conducted by Roger Montgomery in performances of Elgar's Violin Sonata, Holst's Terzetto for flute, oboe and viola, Brahms' Piano Quartet in G minor and the world premiere of Payne's own The Undiscovered Country. Part of Music at Paxton.
Les Canards Chantants
The 'singing ducks' formed at York University in 2010 and are staking out creative territory by exploring the less-familiar parts of the Renaissance repertoire and bringing them to the public in creative and unusual ways. This programme features songs and madrigals about animals, including Clément Janequin's Le Chant des…
Music at Paxton
Top quality international chamber music in the beautiful surroundings of Paxton House, an 18th century Palladian Country House near Berwick. The 2013 line-up includes the Endellion and Arcadia Quartets, baritone William Berger, the Rhodes Piano Trio, Florilegium, French pianist Pascal Roge, solo and in duo with…
Fri 19 Jul
Sat 20 Jul
Sun 21 Jul
Music at Paxton Plus
A taster of the main Music at Paxton festival in July.
The French piano virtuoso is a master interpreter of the French repertoire, and has made an acclaimed series of recordings of the complete piano music of Debussy.
Pure Brass: Brass on the Grass
Brass quintet plays popular favourites.
A selection of objects from Robert Therrien's Red Room, personally chosen by the artist to be displayed around Paxton House.
Sun 2 Jun
Mon 3 Jun
Tue 4 Jun
The Rhodes Piano Trio
Founded in 2003, the Rhodes Piano Trio are twice winners of the Tunnell Trust Award and have toured all over the world.
William Berger & Alasdair Beatson
William Berger (baritone) and Alasdair Beatson (piano) perform songs: Dvořák's Gypsy Songs, Ravel's Don Quichotte à Dulcinée and Falla's 7 Canciones Populares Españolas.