2022/23 Concert Archive

Here you can find details of past concerts and, in some cases, download the programme notes.

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Learmont Drysdale
Learmont Drysdale and his Music Rediscovered
Sunday 4 September 2022
7:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles


Jointly presented by Music in Peebles and The Tweeddale Society as part of Creative Peebles Festival

A talk by Robert England on the life of Learmont Drysdale will be followed by a concert of his music,including chamber works, pieces for solo piano and song settings, performed by Gina McCormack and students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Songs:  A selection of songs and song settings, with piano accompaniment, with particular emphasis on texts by Borders writers, including Walter Scott, Robert Chambers, James Hogg (‘The Ettrick Shepherd’) and Lady Grizel Baillie (of Mellerstain).

Solo piano:  Sonatina and ‘White Heather’ (Polka de Salon)

Violin and piano:  Reverie and Ballade

Piano Trio:  Trio in F for piano, violin and cello

Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik
‘Eine Kleine Nachtmusik’ Unwrapped
Tuesday 4 October 2022
7:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

An illustrated lecture by musicologist Bruce Fox-Lefriche, followed by a performance of Mozart’s ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik’ for string quintet, performed by:

The Resol String Quartet
Maria Vila Ariza & Annabel Kidd (violins), Raphael Chinn (viola), Alasdair Morton-Teng (cello)

George Podkolzin (double bass)

Daniel Silcock (piano)

Steven Osborne
Steven Osborne (Piano)
Tuesday 1 November 2022
7:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles


Debussy | Études Book 1

Debussy | Étude Retrouvée

Debussy | Études Book 2

Rachmaninov | Nunc Dimittis

Rachmaninov | Piano Sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.28

Osborne | Improvisation on a Theme by Keith Jarrett

Simone Tavoni
Simone Tavoni (Piano)
Tuesday 6 December 2022
7:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles


Beethoven | Piano Sonata No.7 in D Major, Op.10, No.3

Schumann | Kinderszenen, Op.15

Chopin | Ballade No.3 in A flat major, Op.47

Debussy | Images oubliées

Martucci | Pensiero Musicale, Op.10

Martucci | Melodia No.2, Op.21

Martucci | Barcarola, Op.20

Liszt | Canzone Napoletana

Sibelius | Piano Sonata in F major, Op.12

Tabea Debus & Alon Sariel
Tabea Debus (recorders) & Alon Sariel (lute)
Sunday 22 January 2023
2:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles


J.S.Bach | Partita, BWV 1006*

G.P.Telemann | Fantaisie pour la Basse de Violle Nr. 1*

J.S.Weiss | Siciliano

S.L.Weiss | Fantasia in C minor

J.S.Weiss | Sarabanda

H.I.F.von Biber | Violin Passacaglia*

C.P.E.Bach | Sonate für Harp in G major, Wq. 139 / H 563*

G.P.Telemann | Fantasia for Flute senza Basso Nr. 11

C.H.Biber | Presto*

J.S.Bach | Sinfonia, BWV 156*

J.S.Bach | Suite, BWV 997

* arr. by Tabea Debus and/or Alon Sariel

Patron’s Concert 2023
Sunday 5 February 2023
2:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles

AKELA (string quartet)
Clara Glasdam & Gustav Ranum (violins),
Kirsten Wilbrandt Kjær (viola), Oskar Reuben Friis-Hansen (cello)


Carl Nielsen | ‘At the bier of a young artist’

Mozart | String Quartet No.17 in B flat, K.458 (‘The Hunt’)

Mendelssohn | String Quartet No.4 in E minor, Op.44, No.2

Duncan Honeybourne (piano)
Friday 10 February 2023
2:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles


Schubert | Drei Klavierstücke, D.946

Phillip Cooke | Songs of Morning and Night (World Premiere)

Alexander Mackenzie | Scenes from the Scottish Highlands

Brahms | Sonata No.3 in F minor, Op.5

Rachel Podger
Rachel Podger (violin)
Tuesday 7 March 2023
7:30 pm
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles


Johann Joseph Vilsmayr | Partita no 6 in A major

John Walsh | Select movements from manuscript (1705)

J.S.Bach | Toccata and fugue BWV 565 (arr by Chad Kelly)

Nicola Matteis | Fantasia con discretione

Chad Kelly | Phantasia for solo violin

Johan Helmich Roman | Assaggio in D minor

Johann Paul von Westhoff | Suite pour le violon seul sans basse

Trad. | Set of Celtic tunes Trad tunes

Trad. | Tunes from Playford’s Dancing Master

Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Fitzwilliam String Quartet
Tuesday 4 April 2023
7:30 pm
Peebles Old Parish Church


Haydn | The Seven Last Words of Our Saviour on the Cross

with readings by members of Tweed Theatre