2019 Programme

Festival Musicians:

Piano: Simon Crawford-Phillips, Daniel Tong, Joseph Tong

Violin: David Adams, Jeffrey Armstrong, Malin Broman, Florence Cooke, Tim Crawford, Ben Hancox, Claire Sterling, Sara Trickey, Matthew Truscott

Viola: Tom Dunn, Kay Stephen, Malin William-Olsson, Alinka Rowe

Cello: Kate Gould, Indira Grier, Alice Neary, Richard Lester

Maconchy Quartet: Maren Bosma, Eloise MacDonald, Joanna Patrick, Lily Hope

Quartet in Residence: The Kirkman Quartet

Saturday 16th February
St Briavels Church, 3pm

Huw Watkins ‘Spring’

Sara Trickey, Daniel Tong

Beethoven Violin Sonata in F, op. 24 (‘Spring’)

Sara Trickey, Daniel Tong

Frank Bridge String Quartet No. 2 (1915)

The Maconchy Quartet 

Ireland Phantasie for Piano Trio in A minor

Joseph Tong, Sara Trickey, Kate Gould

Ravel Sonata No.2 in G for Violin and Piano

Kay Stephen, Joseph Tong

£17/£5 students

Sunday 17th February
Bishop’s Palace, Hereford, 3pm

Frank Bridge Phantasie for Piano Quartet

Simon Crawford-Phillips, Sara Trickey, Alinka Rowe, Alice Neary

Joe Cutler ‘Slippery Music’ for Piano Quartet

Daniel Tong, Jeffrey Armstrong, Alinka Rowe, Alice Neary

Howells ‘In Gloucestershire’ for String Quartet

The Maconchy Quartet 

Fauré Piano Quartet in C minor, op. 15

Simon Crawford-Phillips, Jeffrey Armstrong, Kay Stephen, Alice Neary

£17/£5 students


Our two Treowen events have been built around the newly refurbished 1885 Broadwood Piano. With some of the works performed with gut strings. All performances with piano will take place in the Long Drawing Room upstairs in Treowen.

Thursday 21st February
Treowen Manor, 7.30pm

Saint-Saëns Piano Quintet in A minor, op. 14

Simon Crawford-Phillips, Tim Crawford, Florence Cooke, David Adams, Kate Gould

Brahms Piano Quartet in A, op. 26

Simon Crawford-Phillips, Matthew Truscott, Tom Dunn, Richard Lester 

Wagner Prelude to ‘Tristan and Isolde’ arr. string sextet

Tim Crawford, Matthew Truscott, David Adams, Malin Broman, Richard Lester, Kate Gould

£30/£10. Tickets include wine and canapes in the interval.





Saturday 23rd February
Treowen, Discovery Day 11.30am – 6pm

Liszt arr. Saint-Saëns ‘Orpheus’ for Piano Trio

Simon Crawford-Phillips, Claire Sterling, Indira Grier

Cesar Franck Violin Sonata in A

Daniel Tong, Ben Hancox

Dvorak Piano Quintet in A, op. 87

Daniel Tong, The Kirkman Quartet 

Brahms String Quintet in G, op. 111

Ben Hancox, Claire Sterling, Malin William-Olsson, Jenny Lewisohn, Kate Gould

Debussy String Quartet

The Kirkman Quartet

£70/£20. Tickets include lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Finale Concert
Sunday 24th February
Bridges Centre, Monmouth, 3pm

‘Last Quartets’

Fauré String Quartet in E minor, op 121

Matthew Truscott, Tim Crawford, Malin William-Olsson, Indira Grier

Beethoven String Quartet in F, op. 135

Florence Cooke, Claire Sterling, Jenny Lewisohn, Alice Neary

Schubert String Quartet in G, D887

Malin Broman, Tim Crawford, Tom Dunn, Alice Neary

£17/£5 students

Festival Ticket – £75 Includes entrance to all concerts, excluding Discovery Day

For booking enquiries contact info@wyevalleyfestival.com or call 07891 697418

Tickets can be purchased online here from 1st December 2018 Priority Booking is available to Friends of WVCMF, sales to the general public open on 15th December 2018.

Full details and directions to all our 2018 venues can be found  in the venues section of the website.