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Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival

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  • Start:
  • 20 September
  • End:
  • 23 September
    • Venue
    • Hatfield House

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20 September - 23 September

This year sees the seventh Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival celebrating Brahms and Friends! For further details about the festival please visit www.hatfieldhousemusicfestival.org.uk 

For all ticket enquiries please contact the Festival Manager by emailing ruth@hatfieldhousemusicfestival.org

PARKING & VEHICLE ENTRANCES

For the Opening Concert, Midday Concert, Homage à Brahms and the Finale Concert, parking will be available in the main visitors car park known as George’s Car Park, AL9 5HX. Please click HERE for directions.

For the Clarinet Trio Concert, the Waltz and Hungarian Dance Concert, the Romance Concert and the Lieder Concert, parking will be available close to the House via the entrance opposite Hatfield Railway Station, this usually acts as just a pedestrian entrance for the Estate, but for these concerts, this will be accepting vehicles. Please click HERE for directions.

PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCES

For all concerts held in the Old Palace, Fore Street Lodge will be open.

For all concerts held in the Marble Hall, both Fore Street Lodge and the entrance opposite Hatfield Railway Station will be available.

For out Estate & Facilities map, please click here.

PROGRAMME & TICKETS

Thursday 20 September 7.30pm, tickets: £40, £28.50, £18 –>Click HERE for tickets

Venue: The Old Palace
OPENING CONCERT

Mendelssohn Overture ‘The Hebrides’ Op.26, Brahms Concerto for violin and cello Op.102
Brahms Symphony No.1 Op.68
Magnus Johnston violin
Guy Johnston cello
Mark Austin conductor
Faust Chamber Orchestra

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 6.45pm

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Friday 21 September 5pm, tickets: £25, £20, £15–>Click HERE for tickets

Venue: Marble Hall
CLARINET TRIO

Mendelssohn Variations Concertantes
Schumann Fantasiestücke Op.73
Brahms Trio for clarinet, cello and piano Op. 114
Julian Bliss clarinet
Melvyn Tan piano
Guy Johnston cello

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Friday 21 September 8pm, tickets: £35, £25, £15  –>Click HERE for tickets

Venue: Marble Hall
WALTZ & HUNGARIAN DANCE

Fanny Mendelssohn Notturno in G minor for solo piano
Röntgen String Trio No.4 in D major ‘Waltzer Suite’
Dvořák Miniatures arranged for string trio Op.75a
Brahms Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor Op.25
Lendvai Trio
Melvyn Tan piano

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 7.25pm

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Saturday 22 September 5pm, tickets: £25, £20, £15  –>Click HERE for tickets

Venue: Marble Hall
ROMANCE

Clara Schumann Three Romances Op.22
Fanny Mendelssohn Adagio in E for violin and piano
Mendelssohn Song without Words Op. 109 for cello and piano
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat major Op.47
Tom Poster piano
Elena Urioste violin
Ylvali Zilliacus viola
Guy Johnston cello

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Saturday 22 September 8pm, tickets: £35, £25, £15  –>Click HERE for tickets

Venue: Marble Hall
LIEDER

Clara Schumann Six Lieder Op.13
Brahms Two settings of Felix Schumann from Op.63
Schumann Liederkreis Op.24
Brahms Piano Quartet No.2 in A major Op.26
James Gilchrist tenor
Anna Tilbrook piano
Aronowitz Ensemble

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 7.25pm

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Sunday 23 September 12pm, tickets: £25, £20, £15 –>Click HERE for tickets

Venue: The Old Palace
MIDDAY CONCERT

Mendelssohn String Quintet No.2 in B flat Op.87
Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op.115
Julian Bliss clarinet
Aronowitz Ensemble

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Sunday 23 September 5pm, tickets: £25, £20, £15 –> Click HERE for tickets

Venue: Marble Hall
HOMAGE À BRAHMS

Schumann Märchenbilder for viola and piano Op.113
Brahms Selected Lieder:
Ständchen Op.106 No.1
Sapphische Ode Op.94 No. 4
Meine Liebe ist Grün Op.63 No.5
O kühler Wald Op.72 No.3
Unbewegte Laue Luft Op.57 No.8
Brahms Klavierstücke Op.119 No.1, Intermezzo in B Minor
Brett Dean Homage à Brahms
Brahms Klavierstücke Op.119 No.4, Rhapsody in E Flat Major
Brahms Geistliche Lieder Op.91 for voice, viola and pianoLotte Betts-Dean mezzo soprano
Brett Dean viola
Melvyn Tan piano
Tom Poster piano

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Sunday 23 September 8pm (no interval), tickets: £40, £28.50, £18 –> Click HERE for tickets

Venue: The Old Palace
FESTIVAL FINALE

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem Op.45 (performed in German)
Mark Austin conductor
Mary Bevan soprano
Benjamin Bevan bass
Hertfordshire Chorus
Faust Chamber Orchestra

Pre-concert talk by Stephen Johnson 7.15pm

ON SITE ACCOMMODATION

Why not stay on the estate at our recently opened boutique guesthouse, Lawn House is just a 15 minute walk from the House and a 5 minute walk from the Old Palace. For enquiries or to book your room please contact enquiries@lawn-house.com or 01707 287 026

Quote Ref ‘CM3‘ to receive a preferential rate! All rates are subject to availability, include VAT and full English breakfast.

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  • Hatfield Park Farm:
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