Harriet Mackenzie violin
Meg Hamilton viola
Rupert Gillett cello
Miloš Milivojević accordion

A marvellously eclectic mix of music from all over the world. Each member of Kosmos is an international soloist in their own right and all have travelled extensively.

This is a concert for all ages with early start and no interval to make it family-friendly, and it promises an inspirational mix of Tango, Gypsy, Balkan and music from the Far East, referencing classical composers, with fearless improvisation and virtuoso technique.

“Telepathic rapport and impeccable musicianship” – The Times

Concert generously supported by Murray Campbell, John Hobley, Jonathan Holden, Rose Ledlie, Roger Massie and Margaret Pringle

Izzy Gizmo – Family Concert

Ensemble 360 with Polly Ives narrator

Best-selling children’s book, Izzy Gizmo, tells the enchanting story of an intrepid young inventor who puts her talents to work to rescue a crow that can’t fly. This brand-new family concert brings Izzy’s mechanical marvels and infectious creative spirit to life!

Performed by Ensemble 360, narrated by Polly Ives, and with pictures from the book, this concert is a great introduction to live music for children. Original music by Paul Rissmann features pots, pans, whistles and household items (as well as orchestral instruments).

Ideal for ages 3-7 but great fun for everyone, it’s full of wit, invention, songs and actions, and plenty of opportunities to join in.

Children £6 | Adults £12
Family Ticket £32 (2 adults + 2 children)

Sir Scallywag and the Battle of Stinky Bottom

Ensemble 360 with Polly Ives narrator

When King Colin sets his sights on finding the famous Golden Sausage, there’s only ONE person for the job: Sir Scallywag! But will the six-year-old knight be mighty enough to defeat the filthy trolls and win the Stinkiest Battle Ever?

Based on the brilliant children’s story by Giles Andreae and Korky Paul, with specially composed music by Paul Rissmann, this fun, informal and interactive concert is an ideal way to introduce children aged 3-7 years to live classical music.

Family Concert ideal for ages 3-7

Watch the video and learn the songs:

Tickets: £12 adults, £8 children, £32 family ticket (2 adults + 2 children)

Palisander Recorder Quartet – Family Concert

Caoimhe de Paor, Lydia Gosnell, Elspeth Robertson and Miriam Monaghan recorders

Beware the Spider!

A big hit in local schools and in their St Mary’s concert in 2017, the Palisander Recorder Quartet returns to the area with musical ways to get rid of the side effects experienced by those encountering a spider in the Seventeenth Century, featuring works by Dowland, Vivaldi, and Byrd along with traditional Italian Tarantellas – rest assured though, that no spiders will appear in the concert!!
With coffee, sherry or squash included in the ticket, this is a concert for children of all ages!

Tickets: £12.50 adults, £6 children, £32 family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) unreserved