Our Concerts run from September (Autumn) to June (Spring)
Autumn Concerts 2023
30th September, 2023
Louis-Victor Bak (piano)
The season starts with a stunning concert by a French prize winner of many international competitions. His concert will include music celebrating French composers of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries but will also include Beethoven’s incredible “Appassionata” sonata.
21st October, 2023
Luca Luciano (clarinet) with Yuki Osedo (piano)
Italian clarinettist, teacher and composer of modern clarinet music. With Japanese international pianist Yuki Osedo, their playing has been described as “a virtuoso performance, and such joyful uplifting music I just couldn’t resist it” from BBC presenter Tom Robinson,
25th November, 2023
West Mendip Orchestra with Joss Wort (piano)
Somerset’s thriving full amateur orchestra based at Winscombe and conducted by John Johnson. Their concert programme includes: Beethoven 2nd Piano concerto, Brahms Tragic Overture and Rimsky Korsakov Symphony No 1.
Spring Concerts 2024
3rd February, 2024
‘Viva Vivaldi by candlelight’ an evening of brilliant music in St Mary’s which will be lit by candles and performed by the principals from Bristol’s own professional ensemble including violins, viola, cello, bass, oboe and harpsichord. The concert will conclude with the Four Seasons. The YMS are very grateful for the Paragon Music Trust for the financial support given for this concert.
24th February, 2024
Rockhampton Wind Quintet
Sparkling West Country quintet with a music from Bach and Mozart to Milhaud, Holst and Arnold to warm us on a winter’s evening with flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, horn led by Gareth Williams.
23rd March, 2024
Boglárka György (violin) & Amy Butler (piano)
Hungarian prize winning violinist and graduate of Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, will be accompanied by Oxford graduate Amy Butler. Their concert will include music to suit all tastes including classical, Gershwin and film music.
20th April, 2024
Richard Johnson (organ)
Richard was an organ scholar at Oxford Oriel College and is currently organist at Westbury-on-Trym Parish Church. He is a member of Exultate Singers and accompanist to the City of Bristol Choir. His concert for us will be enhanced by the B&DOA video display equipment.
18th May, 2024
Stephanie Gilbert (flute) & Helen Reid (piano) Stephanie is a brilliant flautist from Backwell and an alumna of Millfield school and the RNCM. She will be accompanied by Helen Reid who is a former BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist. They will explore the repertoire of beautiful music written by female composers for flute and piano