Previous events

Sunday 26th March 2017
Humphry Davy Science & Music Lecture
Messiaen’s Maths Quartet for the End of Time
Marcus du Sautoy (Oxford Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science)
Charles Dale-Harris - clarinet     Kate Oswin - violin Ghislaine McMullin - cello     Joseph Havlat - piano

Saturday 11th February 2017
The Doric String Quartet
Haydn  Quartet Op.64 No.3, 
Berg Lyric Suite
Beethoven  Quartet Op. 54 no.2

Saturday 19th December 2016
Castalian String Quartet

Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat major Op. 76 no.1
Thomas Adès: Four Quarters  (2011)

Brahms: String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 67

Saturday 12th November
Richard Lester cello
Tim Boulton violin/viola
Penzance Youth String Orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach
Suite for solo cello in C major BWV 1009
Two Part Inventions BWV 772-786
i) C major  iii) D major xi) G minor  xiii) A minor xv) B minor
Two Canons from The Art of Fugue BWV 1080
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Duet for two violas arr. viola & cello F.60
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Concerto in A major Wq 172

Saturday 15th October 2016
Van Kuijk String Quartet
Haydn  Quartet Op.76 No.4 ‘Sunrise’,
Ravel Quartet op.35,
Beethoven  Quartet in E flat Op. 127

Saturday 6th February 2016
Engegård Quartet
Mozart Quartet k.575
Grieg String Quartet in G minor
Beethoven String Quartet op.132

Saturday 14th November  2015
Sacconi Quartet
Tim Boulton viola
Danielle Jones cello
Haydn String Quartet in G, op.76 no.1
Puccinni  Chrystantemi
Brahms  String Sextet in B flat op.18

Saturday 24th October 2015
The Busch Trio  
Haydn E major Trio
Mendelssohn D minor Trio op. 49
Henze Kammersonata
Dvorak Dumky Trio  op.90

Sunday 30th November 2014
Florian String Quartet
Haydn Quartet in C major op.20 no.2
Dvořák Quartet Op.96 ‘The American’
Brahms Quintet in G Major op.111

Saturday 8th March 2014
Arrangements of Trad. American music
David Bruce Gumboots
Brahms Clarinet Quintet op.115

Saturday 25th January 2014
The Wu String Quartet
Mozart Qartet in D major K.575
Beethoven  Quartet in F minor Op.95   
Dvorak Quartet in G major Op.106

Saturday 30th November 2013
Christoph Richter
J S Bach Suites for Solo Cello
Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009
Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011

Friday 25th October 2013
The Arcadia String Quartet
Beethoven  Quartet Op.18 No.6
Janáček  Quartet No.2  “Intimate Letters”   
Debussy  Quartet Op. 10
Wednesday 24th April 2013
Mark Simpson clarinet,  Jack Liebeck and
Irma Vastakaite violins,  Tim Boulton viola, 
Guy Johnston cello
Graham Fitkin A Small Quartet
Rebecca Clarke  Prelude, Allegro and Pastorale for viola and clarinet
Zoltán Kodály  Duo for violin and cello
Mozart Clarinet Quintet  K. 581

Friday 22nd March 2013
Around Britten
Matthew Barley – Cello
Music Scholars from Humphry Davy School
Dai Fujikura – The Spirit of Beings
Gavin Bryars – Tre Laude Dolce
JS Bach – Suite no.5 in C minor
Benjamin Britten – 3rd Suite for Cello
Jan Bang – Nothing Things
James MacMillan – And He Rose
Friday 1st February 2013
The Benyounes String Quartet
Purcell Three Fantasias
Britten Quartet no. 3,
Schubert Quartet Death and the Maiden
Saturday 8th December 2012
Bach’s Suites for Solo Cello: An Insider’s View
Christoph Richter cello & Richard Wigmore spoken word
Bach Suite no.1 in G major
Bach Suite no.6 in E flat major

Friday 16 November 2012
The Third Humphry Davy Science Lecture: Touching and Feeling the Nano-World
Prof. Mervyn Miles
With students from South West Music School

Thursday 24th October 2012
The Australian String Quartet
Peter Sculthorpe, Quartet no. 11   Jabiru Dreaming
Beethoven Quartet in D op. 18 no. 3
Dvořák Quartet in E flat op. 51
Friday 3rd February 2012
Jack Liebeck violin, Tim Boulton viola, Guy Johnston cello
Dohnányi - Serenade
Gliere - Duos
Mozart - Divertimento k.563

31st January 2012
The Second Humphry Davy Science and Music Lecture
Prof. Brian Foster & Jack Liebeck
String Theory

19th November 2011
Carducci String Quartet
Haydn - Quartet op.50 no.3 in E flat major
Shostakovich - Quartet no.10 in A flat major op.118
Beethoven - Quartet in F major op. 18 no.1

28th October 2011
Barbirolli String Quartet
Haydn - Quartet in B minor op.33 no.1
Britten 3 - Divertimenti
Beethoven - Quartet in C# minor op. 131
28th March 2011
Doric String Quartet
schumann - String Quartet No.2
Berg - Lyric Suite
Schubert - 'Death and the Maiden'
5th February 2011
Heath String Quartet with Tim Boulton
Haydn - String Quartet, Op.20 No.5
Britten - String Quartet No.1
Brahms - String Quintet in G, Op.111

9th December 2010
Jack Liebeck violin, Tim Boulton viola, Guy Johnston cello
Kodaly - Duo
Schubert -B flat trio movement
Ravel -Duo

7th December 2010
The First Humphry Davy Science and Music Lecture
Prof. Brian Foster & Jack Liebeck
Einstein's Universe

21st October 2010
An Apple For My Love
Music by Dowland, Shadwell, O'Carolan, Purcell and others
16th May 2010
Heath String Quartet
Haydn - String Quartet, Op.64 No.2
Martinu - String Quartet No.5
Beethoven - String Quartet in E flat, Op.127

Sunday 28th February 2010
Navarra String Quartet
Beethoven - String Quartet op.18 no.6
Pēteris Vasks - String Quartet no.3
Mendelssohn - String Quartet in A op.13

6th December 2009
Elias String Quartet 
Carl Vine - Quartet no. 4
Haydn - Quartet op. 76 no.1 in G major
Mendelsshon Qunitet op. 13

15th October 2009 
Dante String Quartet 
Mozart - String Quartet in D K.575
Smetana - String Quartet No 1 ‘From My Life’
Ravel - String Quartet

6th February 2009
Herold String Quartet
Bedřich - Smetana - String Quartet no.2
Leoš Janáček - String Quartet no.2  Intimate Letters
Antonín Dvořák - String Quintet op. 97

18th May 2008
Programme included
Haydn – String Quartet op. 54 no.2
Beethoven – Serenade in D major op.8
Bartok – Romanian Folk Dances
Bartok – Duos for two violins

2nd March 2008

Bartholomew LaFollette, cello

The South West Sinfonietta

Tim Boulton, conductor

Purcell – Fantasia in C minor z.738

Jim Aitchison - Unclosing (Hollow Form with Inner Form) World Premiere

Tchaikovsky – Varations on a Rococo Theme op.33

Beethoven – Symphony no. 8 in F major op.93

9th December 2007 

Andrew Watkingson & Sara Trickey violins, Tim Boulton viola

Leclair – Sonata no.4 for 2 violins

Rawsthorne – Duo for 2 violins

Dvorak – Drobnosti (Miniatures) for 2 violins & viola

Dvorak – Terzetto for 2 violins & viola

Prokofiev – Duo for 2 violins op.56

14th October 2007

The Formosa Quartet
with Tim Boulton viola

Mendelssohn - Quartet in A minor op.13

Shih-Hui Chen – Mei Hua (Plum Blosson)

Mozart – Quintet in C major k.515