Tailleferre Ensemble at All Saints, High Wycombe
Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

Tailleferre Ensemble at All Saints, High Wycombe

The Tailleferre Ensemble will be giving a free lunchtime recital at All Saints, High Wycombe, as part of their Monday lunchtime recital series. The programme will be very varied, and will include works for two oboes, cor anglais, clarinet and bassoon by Rhian Samuel, Ibert, Hoffmann, Claude Arrieu, Bozza and McDowall. Performers will be Nicola Hands and Penelope Smith (oboes), Helen Pierce (clarinet) and Amy Thompson (bassoon).

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Tailleferre Ensemble at Leatherhead
Nov
28
12:30 PM12:30

Tailleferre Ensemble at Leatherhead

The Tailleferre Ensemble will be presenting a lunchtime for Leatherhead Concert and Arts Society’s ‘Music on Thursdays’ series at Leatherhead Methodist Church. The programme will include works for flute, two oboes and bassoon by Hoffmann, Judith Bailey, Thea Musgrave, Bozza, Ibert and Cambini. Performers will be Emma Halnan (flute), Nicola Hands and Penelope Smith (oboes) and Amy Thompson (bassoon).

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Charity concert with Tailleferre Ensemble
Jun
21
7:30 PM19:30

Charity concert with Tailleferre Ensemble

On 21st June the Tailleferre Ensemble will be performing an evening concert in Leatherhead for the Leatherhead Concert & Arts Society. The concert is a benefit concert for 'NewSPAL', the charity taking over the country's third largest loan collection of music and playscripts, formerly known as Surrey Performing Arts Library. We are pleased to be featuring works by Liz Sharma and Anna Cooper, and will welcome Nicky Crowe on flute, alongside Nicola Hands and Penny Smith on oboe, and Christina Marroni on bassoon.

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Tailleferre Ensemble and Music-at-Hill
May
24
1:05 PM13:05

Tailleferre Ensemble and Music-at-Hill

As part of a new initiative, a women’s chamber collective called the ‘Tailleferre Ensemble’, Nicola will be giving a lunchtime recital of wind trios with oboe, flute and bassoon. The recital will from part of the Music-at-Hill concert series and will feature works by Haydn, Bill Douglas, Yokoyama, Melchior Hoffman and Julius Rontgen, and will be the ensemble’s debut recital. The other musicians will be Penny Smith (oboe), Emma Halnan (flute), and Christina Marroni (bassoon). We look forward to embarking on this new adventure to celebrate and promote women in music.

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Carmina Burana at Royal Festival Hall
May
10
7:30 PM19:30

Carmina Burana at Royal Festival Hall

Nicola will join the Philharmonia Orchestra for a performance of Carmina Burana, Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Concerto and Glinka’s Overture to ‘Ruslan and Ludmila’, at the Royal Festival Hall. The orchestra will be joined by the London Philharmonic Choir and the City of Birmingham Choir to give a 200 voice choir.

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Philharmonia Live!
May
5
3:00 PM15:00

Philharmonia Live!

Nicola is delighted to be joining the Philharmonia Orchestra for the first time for their ‘Philharmonia Live’ concert in Canterbury. This is a family concert with an out of this world theme, including theme music from Harry Potter and Star Wars, and excerpts from Holst’s ‘The Planets’.

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Lunchtime Oboe and Piano Recital
Feb
19
1:10 PM13:10

Lunchtime Oboe and Piano Recital

Nicola will be joined by Jonathan Pease (piano) for an oboe and piano recital at St. Clement Danes Church, Strand, London. This will form part of their Young Artists’ Tuesday Lunchtime concert series. Programme will include works by Paladilhe, Sancan, Bréville, Mendelssohn and Dranishnikova.

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Britten's War Requiem
Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

Britten's War Requiem

Nicola will join the Lincolnshire Chamber Orchestra on cor anglais for a special performance of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem. The performance will be held in Lincoln Cathedral and is to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

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Recital at St. James's Piccadilly
Oct
15
1:10 PM13:10

Recital at St. James's Piccadilly

Nicola and Jonathan Pease (piano) will be performing a recital at St. James’s Piccadilly, as part of the lunchtime recital series. The programme will include works by Vivaldi, Goepfart, Paladilhe, Mendelssohn, Drashnikova and Saint-Saens. Nicola and Jonathan are pleased to be bringing a programme including lesser-known works for oboe to central London, supported by the Concordia Foundation.

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Lunchtime Recital
Sep
26
1:00 PM13:00

Lunchtime Recital

Nicola will be performing a lunchtime recital with Jonathan Pease (piano) at St. Peter’s Church, in St. Albans, as part of their free lunchtime recital series. Programme to include works by Finzi, Bréville, Paladilhe and CPE Bach.

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International Double Reed Society Recital
Aug
28
11:45 AM11:45

International Double Reed Society Recital

Nicola and Jonathan will be performing a recital as part of the International Double Reed Society Conference in Granada, Spain. The recital is called 'Spanning the 20th Century: Oboe and Cor Anglais works from Britian and France' and will include works by Rubbra, Roxburgh, Bozza and Sancan. We are delighted to have been invited to play in the Salón Plenos Ayuntamiento as part of this annual event. 

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Bach Festival Opening Recital
Jul
6
1:05 PM13:05

Bach Festival Opening Recital

Nicola and Jonathan Pease (piano) will be opening the 23rd St. Anne's Bach festival at St. Mary-at-Hill Church in Central London. This will be a lunchtime recital of Baroque music for oboe and keyboards, featuring music by JS Bach and also works by Couperin in his 350th Anniversary year and CPE Bach. 

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Oboe and piano recital
Jun
4
1:05 PM13:05

Oboe and piano recital

Nicola will be joined by Jonathan Pease (piano) for a lunchtime recital at St. Martin without Ludgate. This free lunchtime recital will be 45 minutes long, and the programme will include works by Finzi, Donizetti, Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Brahms, Puccini and Pierre Sancan.

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