MARCH 2019
U.K. Diary

Performances and other events in the United Kingdom

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This section of the website provides details of concerts, operas and festivals featuring Czech and Slovak composers and performers. In compiling these lists, we rely heavily on information supplied to us by event organisers and members of the Dvorak Society.

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Finding more information about concerts and events featuring Czech and Slovak music and performers:

Every month there are numerous concerts and events in the UK, and around the world, which feature Czech and Slovak music and performers, but sadly we cannot list them all!

There are some additional online sources of information which are well worth checking for details of forthcoming classical concerts:

>  Chamber Music Plus
>  BachTrack
>  Concert Diary
>  Classical Events
and in the US
>  Instant Encore

And individual composers are featured on these sites
>  Kapralova Society
>  Korngold Society
>  Mahler Society

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London

14 March | 7.30pm
London Symphony Orchestra, Haitink, Faust, Richter
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Mahler: Symphony no. 4 in G major
VENUE: Barbican Hall, London
Tel: 020 7638 8891
>  www.barbican.org.uk

19 March | 7.45pm
Škampa Quartet
Janáček: String Quartet no. 2, "Intimate Letters"
Dvořák: String Quartet no. 13 in G major, Op.106
VENUE: St Mary's Church, Twickenham
Tel: 020 8744 2693
>  http://www.stmarytwick.org.uk/news-events/forthcoming-events

21 March | 7.30pm
London Symphony Orchestra, Haitink, Faust, Richter
Dvořák: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Mahler: Symphony no. 4 in G major
VENUE: Barbican Hall, London
Tel: 020 7638 8891
>  www.barbican.org.uk

22 March | 7.30pm
Schumann Quartet
Janáček: String Quartet no. 2, "Intimate Letters"
VENUE: Kings Place: Hall One
Tel: 020 7520 1490
>  www.kingsplace.co.uk

23 March | 8.00pm
Erato Orchestra, Butterworth, Butterworth
Dvořák: Rondo in G Minor (1891 version), Op.94
VENUE: St Mark's Church, Purley
Tel: 020 8726 6000
>  www.stmarkswoodcote.org.uk/whats-on/

Wales

31 March | 7.00pm
Cardiff University Symphony Orchestra, Eager
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
VENUE:St David's Hall, Cardiff
Tel: 029 2087 8444
>  www.stdavidshallcardiff.co.uk

Scotland

1 March | 7.30pm
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Varga
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
VENUE: Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 228 1155
>  www.usherhall.co.uk/

2 March | 7.30pm
Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Varga
Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
VENUE: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
Tel: 0141 353 8000
>  www.glasgowconcerthalls.com

12, 14, 16 March
The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Scottish Opera Chorus, Stratford
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
VENUE:Theatre Royal, Glasgow
>  www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-glasgow/

21, 23 March
Scottish Opera, Stratford
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
VENUE: Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 529 6000
>  www.capitaltheatres.com

24 March | 3.00pm
Scottish Chamber Orchestra strings
Dvořák: String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op.77
VENUE: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 668 2019
>  www.thequeenshall.net

28 March | 7.30pm
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Leleux
Dvořák: Serenade for Wind in D minor, Op.44
VENUE: Queen's Hall, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 668 2019
>  www.thequeenshall.net

29 March | 7.30pm
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Leleux
Dvořák: Serenade for Wind in D minor, Op.44
VENUE: City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow
Tel: 0141 353 8000
>  www.glasgowconcerthalls.com

South

2 March | 7.30pm
Linos Piano Trio
Dvořák: Piano Trio no. 3 in F minor, Op.65
VENUE: Brockwood Park School, Alresford
To reserve tickets click here
>  www.brockwood.org.uk/news_events.html

6 March | 7.30pm
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, Gernon, Lauri
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
VENUE: Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
Tel: 01865 277299
>  www.admin.ox.ac.uk/sheldonian/

9 March | 7.30pm
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Tali
Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
VENUE: The Hexagon, Reading
Tel: 0118 960 6060
>  www.readingarts.com/hexagon

South East

23 March | 8.00pm
Dover String Quartet
Dvořák: String Quartet no. 14 in A flat major, Op.105
VENUE: Holy Trinity Church, Claygate, Surrey: Oxshott & Cobham Music Society - Celebrity Concert
>  www.ocms-music.org.uk/
>  www.holytrinityclaygate.org.uk

South West

9 March | 7.30pm
Bristol Ensemble, Huckle
Dvořák: Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
VENUE: Trinity-Henleaze United Reformed Church, Bristol
Tel: 0117 923 0164
>  www.trinityhenleazeurc.org.uk/whats-on.php

15 March | 7.30pm
Petrov Piano Trio
Janáček: Kreutzer Sonata in G minor, version for Piano Trio
Dvořák: Piano Trio no. 2 in G minor, Op.26
VENUE: Courtenay Centre, Newton Abbot
Tel: 01626 365877
>  www.courtenaycentre.co.uk

22 March | 7.30pm
Petrov: Piano Trio
Janáček: “Kreuzer Sonata” (arr of String Quartet No.1)
Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 2 in G Minor Op.26 (B.56)
VENUE:Somerset Arts Society, Methodist Church, 31 The Avenue, Minehead TA24 5AY
Tel: 01643 706430
>  http://mineheadartssociety.org.uk/programme.html

East

9 March | 7.30pm
Cambridge University Symphony Chorus, Wilberforce, Moore, Lepetit-Clare, Bell, Wilson
Dvořák: Six Moravian Choruses (arr. Janáček)
Suk: Spring, Op.22a
Janáček: Elegy
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op.58
VENUE: St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden
Tel: 01799 506 024
>  www.stmaryssaffronwalden.org/whats-on/

9 March | 6.00pm
Cambridge University Symphony Chorus, Wilberforce, Moore, Lepetit-Clare, Bell, Wilson
Dvořák: Six Moravian Choruses (arr. Janáček)
Suk: Spring, Op.22a
Janáček: Elegy
Dvořák: Stabat Mater, Op.58
VENUE: Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Cambridge
>  www.emmanuel-urc.org.uk/concerts-and-events/

14 March | 7.45pm
Zelkova String Quartet
Dvořák: String Quartet no. 13 in G major, Op.106
VENUE: Bunyan Meeting, Bedford
>  www.bunyanmeeting.co.uk/forthcoming-events

East Midlands

22 March | 7.30pm
BBC Philharmonic, Storgårds. Stephen Johnson, Presenter
BBC Philharmonic - Discovering Martinů:
Martinů: Sen o minulosti (Dream of the Past), H 124; Symphony no. 4, H.305
VENUE: Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
Tel: 0115 989 5555
>  https://trch.co.uk/

West Midlands

7 March | 7.30pm
Wihan Quartet
Quartets by Haydn, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky
VENUE: Malvern Concert Club, Malvern Theatres, Malvern
>  https://malvern-concert-club.co.uk/116th-season-2018-19

10 March : 3.00pm
Chamber Philharmonic Europe
Suk: Serenade for Strings Op.6
VENUE
: Ivor Gurney Hall, Pitt Street, Gloucester GL1 2BH,
>  Online booking from Gloucester Music Society website or at the door, subject to availability

Yorkshire

14 March | 7.30pm
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinaisky, Elschenbroich
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
VENUE: Hull City Hall, Hull
Tel: 01482 300 306
>  www.hulltheatres.co.uk

North East

14 March | 7.30pm
Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North, Edwards
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
VENUE: Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne
>  www.theatreroyal.co.uk/whats-on

North West

7 March | 7.30pm
Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North, Edwards
Janáček: Káťa Kabanová
VENUE: The Lowry, Salford
Tel: 0843 208 6000
>  https://thelowry.com/events

13 March Wihan Quartet; Sacconi Quartet
Octets by Shostakovich, Mendelssohn,Enescu
VENUE: St Mary's Creative Space, Chester
Tel: 0333 666 3366
>  www.chestermusicsociety.org.uk

13, 14, 17 March | 7.30 p.m. on 14th, 17th; 2.15 p.m. on 13th
Hallé Orchestra, Hanus
Dvořák: Scherzo Capriccioso
VENUE: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Tel: 0161 907 9000
>  www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk

23 March | 7.30pm
BBC Philharmonic, Storgårds. Ioniţă
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Martinů: Symphony no. 4, H.305
VENUE: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Tel: 0161 907 9000
>  www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk