Tuesday, October 19

Stage – Coffee Concerts are back!

- September 11, 2019

Stage Coffee Concerts are back!


From Beethoven to Scottish Folk Music, Brighton Dome’s Coffee Concerts feature a diverse programme played by talent from across the country at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts.

The monthly events bring ensembles of award-winning musicians to University of Sussex’s Falmer arts hub with relaxed Sunday morning concerts. The programme, in association with Strings Attached, includes artists new to the series as well as familiar faces, such as Brighton Dome Associate Artists the Heath Quartet.

Through the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust, there are a limited number of advance free tickets to young people aged 8-25. Brighton Dome is delighted to work with the scheme with the aim to develop the next generation of music lovers. Savings can also be made by buying full or half season tickets, offering the opportunity to enjoy the whole series at the best value.

Mithras Trio came together in 2017 while studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In the last two years they have won the 67th

A diverse programme played by talent from across the country

Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition and the Cavatina Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition 2019. The piano trio openthe series this Autumn on 20 Oct with Mozart, Fauré, Helen Grime and Beethoven.

In 2013 the Heath Quartet became the first ensemble in 15 years to win the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artists Awardand since then have been earning a reputation as one of the most exciting British chamber groups performing today. The group made its Brighton Festival debut in 2010 and have graced the stage of Brighton Dome on numerous occasions.

The Endymion Horn Trio celebrate the group’s 40th anniversary thisyear. The ensemble was formed in 1979 and have retained most of itsoriginal players including some of the best chamber musicians in Europe

such as Mark van de Wiel, Melinda Maxwell and founder of the Chineke! Foundation, Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE.

On 23 Feb, Wigmore Hallregulars the Castalian Quartet take to the stage performing Schumann, Janácek and Brahms,with their ‘abundant mega talent in works great and small’ (The Arts Desk, 2018). The string quartet look forward to its return to Wigmore Hallfor a Brahms and Schumann cycle this season and in 2020 it will give its Carnegie Hall debut.

The Maxwell String Quartet bring a strong connection to their Scottish folk music heritage on 8 Dec. As well as performing live concerts, the award-winning quartet is often featured in BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Scotland broadcasts and can be found regularly giving workshops and playing for schools and children.

The Coffee Concert series ends with a final performance on 22 Marina concert with previous BBC New Generation Artists, Aronowitz Ensemble, playing Schubert, Beethoven and Elgar. In 2008, the ensemble made its BBC Proms debut and has since returned for further performances at the Proms.

11am, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, Gardner Centre Road, Brighton BN1 9RA £18.50 (£16 concessions)

Full season tickets 6 concerts: £99 (£84 concessions)
Half-season tickets 3 concerts (Oct–Dec orJan–Mar): £49.50 (£42 concessions) Ages 8 – 25 FREE

Sun 20 Oct 2019 Mithras Trio
Sun 17 Nov 2019 Endymion Horn Trio
Sun 8 Dec 2019 Maxwell Quartet

Sun 26 Jan 2020 Heath Quartet
Sun 23 Feb 2020 Castalian Quartet
Sun 22 Mar 2020 Aronowitz Ensemble

Ticket Office – 01273 709709 | brightondome.org

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