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Unmissable classical concerts come to Forty Hall

Published Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Forty Hall & Estate, which is owned and run by Enfield Council, are proud to launch a new season of classical concerts featuring acclaimed performers.


From now until December an array of singers, musicians and performers will be playing at the Hall, bringing classical music to Enfield with an array of shows.

The season begins this Friday with ‘The Acacia Flute and Harp Duo’, featuring Samantha Pearce on flute and Heather Wrighton on harp. The programme will include music by Bach, Faure, Ibert and Mozart, amongst others.

Saturday sees ‘Arcata La Mode’ with sumptuous 17th and 18th Century songs performed by Elin Harries (soprano) and Carina Drury (base).

Mid October we are introduced to the ‘Apex String Trio’. They are Shlomy Dobrinsky (violin), Gijs Kramers (viola) and Maria Zachariadou (cello). With a selection of music to include Boccherini, Bach, Schubert and Beethoven this promises to be an evening of rousing performances.

The programme continues on a high note with the ‘Billroth Quartet’. Fresh from their performance on Dave Gorman’s show ‘Modern Life is Goodish’, Lauderdale House’s resident quartet, The Billroth String Quartet, arrive at Forty Hall.

Musicians, Tom Leate (violin), Christian Halstead (violin), Simon Ballard (viola) and James Greenfield (cello) will perform a selection of stirring classics from Bach, Haydn, Borodin, Mendelssohn, Elgar, Berlin and more..

More performers are scheduled during November and December including a special Christmas concert to be held at the Hall.

Cllr Rohini Simbodyal, Cabinet Member for Culture, Sport, Youth and Public Health said “These classical concerts, running right through until December, feature an array of acclaimed musicians and performers and is, for Enfield residents, an exciting chance to experience a wide range of classical music at its best.

“From string quartets, to soprano, harp and flute there is something for everyone during this season. Book as soon as you can as tickets are selling fast.”

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