Darlington Music Society concerts

Darlington Music Society will stage six concerts of classical music during the 2017/2018 season as they have in previous years.

Tickets are £14 per concert or £52.50 for a season ticket. Tickets can be obtained from the Dolphin Centre or season tickets from Mr. R. Tooze, 66 Headlands, Darlington. DL3 8RZ. Tel: 01325 467163.

This year’s concerts include:

Saturday 20th January 7.30pm: Luba Tunnicliffe (pictured) (Viola) and Edward Liddall (Piano) will play pieces by Schubert, Bach, Brahms and Enescu.

About the performers:
Luba Tunnicliffe is a scholarship student at the Guildhall School, and in 2012 won the school’s Max and Peggy Morgan Award. Previously she studied viola with Jacky Woods at Junior RAM where she was joint winner of the 2010 Concert Prize. She is a winner of a Musicians’ Company Award 2014.

Luba is the recipient of awards for Postgraduate study for the Guildhall School Trust, Help Musicians UK, the Worshipful Company of Musicians and Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

Edward Liddall is a young British pianist, active as a solo pianist and chamber musician. He has performed at venues across the UK and Europe both as a solo pianist, and as a chamber musician. He has recently completed a Junior Fellowship at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama having previously completed a Masters degree (with distinction) there.

Saturday 17th February:
Prince Bishop Brass – an ensemble of brass instruments will be playing a wide programme by Mozart, Bach & Gershwin & many others.

Saturday 17th March:
Matthew Scott (Clarinet) & Cristine Zerafa (Piano) will play pieces by Debussy, Brahms, Poulenc, Penderacki.

Matthew Scott graduated with a First-Class Honours degree from the Royal Academy of Music in 2013, and an MA with Distinction and DipRAMin 2015, generously supported by The Countess of Munster Musical Trust and The Greenbank Scholarship in his Postgraduate studies. He was an Artist for both Making Music’s Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists and The Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme 2014-16.

Christine Zerafa has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician in various concert series and festivals around the UK and overseas. She has been described as “a musician with a warm and very communicative personality” (The Times of Malta, 2012). She has been the recipient of various awards including first prize in the Malta National Bice Mizzi Competition.

Saturday 21st April:
Marmen Quartet are playing Mozart, Beethoven & Janacek.

  • Tickets are £14 per concert. Available from the Dolphin Centre (01325 406000) or from the Treasurer of the society Mr R Tooze (call) 01325 467163).