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Leighton House

Kensington and Chelsea Music Society 2023-24 at Leighton House

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Event Information


14 November 2023 / Multiple dates


From 7:30pm to 9:30pm; doors open at 7pm


Leighton House

From £20; discounts for children and students available

About the series

We are delighted to welcome back Kensington and Chelsea Music Society (KCMS) to Leighton House with an outstanding season of seven concerts, featuring a mixture of new and established artists, performing an immensely varied and exciting programme of chamber music, song and choral works. 


All concerts proudly sponsored by Killik & Co. and Corridy Property Management.


  • Please note that the concerts take place in Leighton's studio and start at 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm). Ticket price includes access to the museum.
  • An overview of the programme is below; for full details of each concert, please visit the KCMS website
  • Season ticket for all seven concerts: £100 (£50 for students and children)
  • Individual concert tickets: £20 (£10 for students and children)


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Dates and programme

Delphine Trio   

Wednesday 18 October 2023 

Leighton House ensemble in residence (2023-24),  in association with the Royal College of Music :

Magdalenna Krstevska, clarinet 

Jobine Siekman, cello 

Roelof Temmingh, piano 


Ludwig van Beethoven Trio in E-flat major, Op. 38 

Alexander von Zemlinsky Trio, Op. 3 

Mátyás Seiber Introduction & Allegro 


Piano recital with Gabrielė Sutkutė  

Tuesday 14 November 2023 


Joseph Haydn Fantasia in C major, Hob. XVII/4, "Capriccio" 

Béla Bartók "Out of doors" 

Ferenc Liszt Venezia e Napoli, Années de pèlerinage II, S.162 

Jean-Philippe Rameau Suite in D major (Pièces de Clavecin): I. Les Tendres Plaintes; 

VIII. Les Cyclopes 

Alexander Scriabin Piano Sonata in G-sharp minor, Op. 19 No. 2 

Claude Debussy "La plus que lente" (Valse), L. 121 

Maurice Ravel “Miroirs”, M. 43: II. Oiseaux tristes; La valse, M. 72 

In association with the Keyboard Trust.


Rossetti Ensemble 

Wednesday 17January 2024 

Sara Trickey, violin 

Sarah Jane Bradley, viola 

Tim Lowe, cello 

John Lenehan, piano 


Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 16 

Judith Weir Piano Quartet 

Antonín Dvořák E flat piano quartet 


Liturina baroque ensemble: The Art of the Trio Sonata

Tuesday 20 February 2024  

Iain Hall, recorder 

Gabi Jones Baroque, violin 

Samuel Ng Baroque, cello 

Dominika Maszczynska, harpsichord 


Arcangelo Corelli Trio Sonata Op.2 No.12 in G major: Ciaconna 

G. F. Handel Sonata in B minor Op. 2, HWV 386b 

  -  Largo 

-  Allegro 

- Andante 

- Allegro 

Isabella Leonarda Sonata Nona         

Henry Purcell Two in One Upon a Ground 

G. P. Telemann Trio Sonata in A minor (TWV 42:a4) 

J. S. Bach Cello Suite No. 1 in G major: Prelude; Prelude and Fugue in C minor from Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1; Organ Trio Sonata in G major, BWV 525 ; Violin Partita in D minor: Allemande; Trio Sonata in G major, BWV 1039 

Kindly supported by Making Music’s Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists scheme.


A Night at the Opera 

Wednesday 20 March 2024 

Soloists of Opera Holland Park with William Vann piano 


Fanny Hensel - The Year 

Tuesday 23 April 2024 

 Hanna Bachmann, piano 


Ethel Smyth Variations on an Original Theme 

Vítězslava Kaprálová April Preludes 

Gerda Poppa Reset 

Fanny Hensel The Year 

In association with the Austrian Cultural Forum .


Cello and Piano Recital  

Wednesday 22 May 2024 

Mon-Puo, cello

Simone Alessandro Tavoni, piano 


Thomas Adès Lieux retrouvés (first movement)
Robert Schumann Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op. 102
Charles Koechlin Cello Sonata No. 1, Op. 66

Johannes Brahms Cello Sonata No. 2, Op. 99
Sulkhan Tsintsadze Five Pieces on Folk Themes


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