Paxton House and Country Park

Paxton House and Country Park
Paxton, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Scottish Borders, TD15 1SZ
  • Telephone 01289 386291
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  • Website www.paxtonhouse.com
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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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Aonach Mòr

Folk trio performing traditional material and new songs.

Sun 16 Jul

£8 (Free) / 01289 386291

Part of Music at Paxton.

  • 15:30

Benjamin Frith

  • Written by: Chopin

English pianist in recital.

Sun 23 Jul

£15 (£7.50) / 01289 386291

ScarlattiL: Sonata in D, K492, Sonata in B minor, K227; Mendelssohn: Songs without words Book 6 (complete); Chopin: Polonaises Op 26; Stanford: Dante Rhapsody No 1 ‘Francesca’. Part of Music at Paxton.

Carducci Quartet

Highly acclaimed quartet of Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola) and Emma Denton (cello) in recital.

Sat 15 Jul

£25 (£12.50) / 01289 386291

Shostakovich: String Quartet No 1 in C; Pärt: Summa; Glass: String Quartet No 3 ‘Mishima’; Shostakovich: String Quartet No 4 in D; Ravel: Introduction & Allegro. Part of Music at Paxton.

  • 19:30

Elias Quartet

Founded in 1998, the Elias Quartet is Sara Bitlloch (violin), Donald Grant (violin), Martin Saving (viola) and Marie Bitlloch (cello) and has established itself as one of the outstanding quartets of our time.

Sat 22 Jul

£25 (£12.50) / 01289 386291

Beamish: Reed Stanzas (String Quartet No 3); Schubert: String Quartet in D minor ‘Death and the Maiden’; and the quartet is joined by Benjamin Frith for Schumann's Piano Quintet.

Illyria Consort

Ensemble of Bojan Cicic (violin), Susanne Heinrich (viola da gamba), David Miller (theorbo, archlute, and baroque guitar) and Steven Devine (harpsichord and organ), exploring the less well-known baroque repertoire.

Thu 20 Jul

£25 (£12.50) / 01289 386291

Handel: Sonata in D major, HWV 371; Carbonelli: Sonate da camera I and IV; Handel: Harpsichord Suite No 2 (1st collection) in F major; Ariosti: Lesson IV from Six Lessons for Viola d’Amore; Corbetta: Prelude and Chaconne for Guitar; Carbonelli: Sonata da camera VI. Part of Music at Paxton.

Mahan Esfahani

Iranian-born harpsichordist in recital.

Sun 16 Jul

£22 (£11) / 01289 386291

Bach, Goldberg Variations. Part of Music at Paxton.

  • 18:00

£15 (£7.50) / 01289 386291

Martinů: Sonata for Harpsichord; Rameau: Suite in A minor (Premier Livre de Pièces de Clavecin); Peter Vieg: Le voyage à Montfort; Rameau: Three pieces from Nouvelles Suites des Pièces de Clavecin. Part of Music at Paxton.

Marco Ramelli

Recital by award-winning guitarist.

Sat 22 Jul

£10 (£5) / 01289 386291

Mangoré: Prelude en La menor; Mazurka apassionata; Waltz No 4; Ramelli: Blue, homage to Van Gogh; Miguel Llobet: Canço del lladre; La filadora; El mestre; Scherzo-Vals; De Falla: Homenaje pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy; Mompou: Suite Compostelana; Albéniz: Mallorca; Sevilla. Part of Music at Paxton.

Music at Paxton

Top quality international chamber music in the beautiful surroundings of Paxton House, an 18th century Palladian Country House near Berwick.

Fri 14 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Sat 15 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

Sun 16 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0131 473 2000

…and 7 more dates until 23 Jul

Pieter Wispelwey

The Dutch cellist in a solo recital.

Sun 23 Jul

£25 (£12.50) / 01289 386291

Bach's Cello Suites 3, 4 and 5. Part of Music at Paxton.

Pieter Wispelwey Masterclass

A masterclass in Bach's majestic Cello Suites 3, 4 and 5, for advanced students of all ages.

Sun 23 Jul

£10 / 01289 386291

Part of Music at Paxton.

  • 13:30

Promenade Concert

Music from Emma Wilkins (flute), Esther Swift (harp) and Calum Robertson (clarinet).

Sat 15 Jul

£10 (£5) / 01289 386291

Part of Music at Paxton.

Quatuor Zaïde

Young French string quartet of Charlotte Juillard (violin), Leslie Boulin Raulet (violin), Sarah Chenaf (viola), Juliette Salmona (cello).

Tue 18 Jul

£20 (£10) / 01289 386291

Debussy: Quartet in G minor; Schubert: Quartet in G D887. Part of Music at Paxton.

Ruby Hughes & Joseph Middleton

Acclaimed duo of soprano Hughes and accompanist Middleton, in recital.

Fri 21 Jul

£25 (£12.50) / 01289 386291

Schubert: 'Nachtstück', 'Abendstern', 'Die Sterne', 'Im Abendrot'; Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben; Britten: Five Folk Songs and Mahler: Rückert Lieder. Part of Music at Paxton.

Sirocco Winds

Recital by wind quintet of Matthew Howells (flute), Alice McArthur (oboe), Gillian Horn (bassoon), Michael Barr (french horn) and Charlie Sheppard-Vine (clarinet).

Wed 19 Jul

£15 (£7.50) / 01289 386291

Ligeti: Six Bagatelles; Berio: Opus Number Zoo; Hallam: Dance Suite; Barber: Summer Music; Schifrin: La Nouvelle Orleans; Gershwin: Selections from Porgy & Bess arr. Bill Holcombe; Piazzolla: Libertango arr. Jeff Scott. Part of Music at Paxton.

Steven Osborne

Solo recital by the celebrated pianist.

Fri 14 Jul

£25 (£12.50) / 01289 386291

Brahms: Intermezzi Op 117 Nos 1-3; Rachmaninov: Études Tableaux Op 33; Debussy: 'La Cathédrale Engloutie' from Preludes Book 1; Rachmaninov: Études Tableaux Op 39. Part of Music at Paxton.

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