Mellerstain House & Gardens

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    Upcoming events at Mellerstain House

  • Concert - The Solem Quartet


    Thu 20/7/2017 19:30:00

    Hosted by Borders Music & Arts Society, join us for an evening with the Solem Quartet.

    Winners of the 2014 Royal Overseas League Ensemble Competition, the Solem Quartet enjoy a busy concert schedule at venues across the UK including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Bridgewater Hall, as well as performing internationally in several European countries. They have broadcast several times on BBC Radio 3, most recently as part of the 2017 BBC Proms.

    The quartet are currently Junior Fellows in Chamber Music at the Royal Northern College of Music, giving regular coaching to chamber ensembles as well as concerts throughout the year. As part of their work with Live Music Now, they also give concerts and workshops in a number of special needs schools around Manchester. The quartet have recently been announced as 2016/17 Park Lane Group Artists and will give recitals at Kings Place, St John's, Smith Square and St Martin-in-the-fields in the coming year as part of the PLG recital series. They have also been selected for a Tunnell Trust Award, through which they will undertake a tour of Scotland in 2018.

    From September 2016 they have been Quartet in Residence at the University of Liverpool. They have been privately commissioned to undertake a complete Beethoven cycle, to take place over five years starting in 2017, in Aberystwyth and London.

    Amy Tress (Violin)
    Catherine Guy (Violin)
    Alistair Vennart (Viola)
    Stephanie Tress ('Cello)

    Haydn - Quartet no 2 Op 64
    Shostakovich - Quartet no 8
    Schubert - Quartetsatz
    Ravel - Quartet

    Meet the artistes at the after concert finger buffet (optional at a charge of £7.50).

    Concert Tickets
    Members: Adults £13.50/ Under 18s £6.75
    Non-members: Adults £17.50/ Under 18s £8.75

    For enquiries & tickets please contact Isobel Lafferty (BMAS Concert Secretary).
    Tel: 01835 864153 E: isatctanet@hotmail.com
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  • The Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail


    Fri 21/7/2017 14:00:00

    Fèis Rois return to Mellerstain on Friday 21st July, 2pm - 4pm.

    The Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail is a professional development opportunity for outstanding young musicians that takes place every year and provides a stepping stone between studying and launching a career as a performing artist. We are delighted to be included on their touring schedule this year.

    Ticket entry as per 'House & Gardens' or 'Season Ticket'.
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  • 'XXX' Guided Photo-walk with Steve Messam


    Sat 22/7/2017 14:30:00

    Artist Steve Messam will take a small group on a 2-hour guided walk around the installations, exploring the pieces and grounds through photography. This walk will also provide an opportunity for adventurers to get inside the artworks for a poke around. Meet in East Courtyard @ 2:30pm

    Ticket entry as per 'gardens' ticket. Places at the illustrated talk are limited, and so advance registration & ticket purchase required via www.borderssculpturepark.com.
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