Darlington Music Society

Time and Venue


Concerts start at 7-30pm in the Central Hall at the Darlington Dolphin Centre (DL1 5RP)


Saturday 25 November 2023   7.30pm

Brodsky Quartet

At 6.15 pm, prior to their recital, members of the Brodsky will give a talk on the first 50 years of the quartet. Not to be missed!


Tanaka - At the Grave of Beethoven


Kraggerud -  Preghiera


Janacek - String Quartet No 2


Beethoven  - String Quartet No 15  Op 132

Paul Cassidy        Jacqueline Thomas      Krysia Osostowicz    Ian Belton

photo Sarah Cresswell

Saturday 13 January 2024   7.30pm

Milo Harper (harp)


Bach (arr. Harper) - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565


Coleridge-Taylor (arr. Harper) - Deep River


Hindemith - Sonata for Harp


Poulenc (arr. Harper) - Novelette in C Major, Novelette in E minor


Mchedelov - Variations on a theme of Paganini


Fauré - Impromptu for Harp


Scarlatti (arr. Harper) - Sonatas in B minor K87 & E minor K198


Britten - Suite for Harp


Renié - Pièce Symphonique

Saturday 10 February 2024   7.30pm

Madeleine Pickering (violin) Kumi Matsuo (piano)


Beethoven - Sonata for Violin and Piano No.5 in F major Op 24 “Spring”


Elgar - Violin Sonata in E minor Op 82


Sibelius - Five Pieces for Violin and Piano Op 81


Schumann - Violin Sonata No 3 in A minor WoO 27

Saturday 9 March 2024   7.30pm

Ferio Saxophone Quartet


Handel arr. Iain Farrington - Water Music (selection)


Handel arr Iain Farrington - Sarabande from Harpsichord Suite in D minor, HWV 437


Elgar, arr. Ferio - Serenade for Strings Op 20


Hugo Reinhart - Quartet in F minor for Saxophone Quartet (selection)


Gershwin arr Nigel Wood - An American in Paris


Andy Scott - My Mountain Top


Guillermo Lago - Ciudades (selection)


 Left to right: David Zucchi (tenor), Shevaughan Beere (baritone), Huw Wiggin (soprano), Ellie McMurray (alto) - photo: Alassandro Tear

Saturday 20 April 2024   7.30pm

Resol String Quartet


Mozart -  String Quartet No19 in C Major, K.465 “Dissonance”


Own folk arrangements (new Scottish reels)


Jessie Montgomery - Strum


Prokofiev - String Quartet No 2

Maria Vila Ariza           Annabel Kidd         Alasdair Morton-Teng                                      Raphael Chinn