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September 2015 – October 2018

Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
September 8, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Helen Coombs (harpsichord and fortepiano) “A man who has not been in Italy is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what is expected a man should see.” Dr Johnson Long before the Grand Tour of the...
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
October 6, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Aspects of Love  @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Musicke in the Ayre: Philippa Neaverson (soprano) & Din Ghani (lute) As well as songs about the torment of cruel lovers, Philippa and Din perform works celebrating hope, joy and contentment in love. They also include songs that recognize the...
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
October 20, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Danzi’s Horn Sonatas @ The Holburne Museum | Bath | United Kingdom
Anneke Scott (natural horn) & Steven Devine (fortepiano) Leading principal horn Anneke Scott and harpsichordist Steven Devine present two of Franz Danzi’s sonatas for fortepiano and natural horn.
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
November 3, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Atlantic Treasures @ The Holburne Museum
ATLANTIC TREASURES: BRITISH AND AMERICAN LATE ROMANTIC ART SONGS Catherine Greenwell (Soprano) Michael Cockerham (Steinway) This programme showcases some of the finest composers of art songs in the late 19th and early 20th century from both sides of the Atlantic....
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
November 17, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Piano Music Inspired by Nature @ The Holburne Museum
Abigail Wise (Steinway piano) The recital will be mainly composed of French piano works inspired by the natural world. It will begin with some miniatures originally written for harpsichord by Rameau and Daquin. Also included are some Romantic Lyric pieces...
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
December 1, 2015 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Golden Period of Songs @ The Holburne Museum
Richard Frewer (Tenor) David Price (Steinway Piano) Richard Frewer and David Price explore song at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in a recital which also includes poetry readings from the age.
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
March 8, 2016 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A voice of One's Own @ The Holburne Museum
Lunchtime Concert: A Voice of One’s Own Triptych Rachel Marsh (Soprano) Kirsten Miller (Cello) Philip May (Steinway piano) Marking International Women’s Day, Triptych trio are performing a selection of works written by women. The programme includes pieces by Amy Beach,...
Lunchtime Concert Music
June 14, 2016 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Fantasies and Sonatas @ The Holburne Museum
Internationally renowned pianist Prach Boondiskulchok will perform a programme of the rarely heard music of Stepan and J. C. Bach, alongside favourite works of the classical era by C.P.E. Bach and Mozart. The works will be performed on the Holburne...
Lunchtime Concert Music
July 12, 2016 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Songs from Bohemia, Bavaria and Vienna @ The Holburne Museum
This choir of men’s voices often performs in partnership with a horn quartet, but on this occasion is accompanied by the Holburne’s historic Steinway Grand. The programme includes From a Bouquet of Slavonic Folksongs by Dvorak, Beethoven’s moving Prisoners’ chorus...
Lunchtime Concert Music
September 13, 2016 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Striving for the Divine @ The Holburne Museum
A selection of songs by Schubert and chamber music by Beethoven – early Romantic music with the profound longing for higher worlds. The Danish trio Strings of Joy will perform in accurate Regency costumes. The ensemble consists of soprano Maria...
Featured Lunchtime Concert Music
December 6, 2016 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Celebration of English and Festive Song @ The Holburne Museum
Soprano Lucy Simon and pianist Patricia Robertson-Glasgow perform a festive recital of English song from our much-loved native 20th Century composers Benjamin Britten, Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Herbert Howells and Peter Warlock. Enjoy a magical atmosphere of folk-music inspired melodies and Christmas-tide...
Exhibition Lunchtime Concert Music
April 18, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Life in Flux @ The Holburne Museum
A Life in Flux is a companion musical programme to the special exhibition Under Changing Skies, featuring prints by Anne Desmet RA. Songs from three regions – Spain, Germany and the Americas – convey kaleidoscopic experiences of change: political upheaval,...
Exhibition Lunchtime Concert Music
May 9, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Flemish Foray  @ The Holburne Museum
The Netherlands in the time of the Brueghels was pivotal for Renaissance music, with composers of the Franco-Flemish school emerging as key players across Europe. Antwerp’s printers were active in publishing some of their work to a popular audience, while...
Lunchtime Concert Music
July 11, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Flight of the Firebird @ The Holburne Museum
Nicolai Rimsky -Korsakov was one of the group of Russian composers known as “the Five” and the concert consists of works by him and composers associated with or influenced by him. He was keen on developing a nationalistic style of...
Lunchtime Concert Music
September 12, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
In the Still of the Night  @ The Holburne Museum
Let us dream! It is the hour…This recital brings together songs from across the centuries that are reflections on the power of reverie and the nature of dreams. From Handel’s salutation to Morpheus the god of sleep, through the late...
Lunchtime Concert Music
November 14, 2017 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
A Classical Moment @ The Holburne Museum
This Autumn, join Gary Branch as he performs a collection of eighteenth-century pieces on our very own Schantz fortepiano. This lunchtime recital will take you on a journey into the world of eighteenth-century London and reveal the life of music...
Lunchtime Concert Music
March 20, 2018 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
The Golden Days of My Spring @ The Holburne Museum
Maria Danishvar Brown (Soprano) Vera Kovaleva Lewis (Piano) Join us as we celebrate Sergei Rachmaninov’s Birthday on the Museum’s own Steinway piano which he used for his British concerts from 1929-38. The songs by Sergei Rachmaninov are loved in Russia...
Lunchtime Concert Music
June 12, 2018 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
I will sing of my Love @ The Holburne Museum
“I will sing of my Love”: Scottish and English 18th century Songs for Voice and Historical Harps Anne Lewis and Bill Taylor present a programme of Scottish and English 18th-century songs, airs and dance tunes for voice and historical harps....
Lunchtime Concert Music
July 3, 2018 @ 1:10 pm – 1:50 pm
Consonant Connections @ The Holburne Museum
Consonant Connections: A musical perspective on 17th century Anglo-Dutch relationships Explore seventeenth-century Anglo-Dutch music in this lunchtime recital. In honour of our temporary exhibition, Prized Possessions, this recital looks at Constantijn Huygens – musician, poet, art connoisseur and statesman (and...
Lunchtime Concert Music
October 3, 2018 @ 2:10 pm – 2:50 pm
Music of the Georgian Theatre @ The Holburne Museum
Experience the music of the Georgian stage! Florentine Arts Ensemble present an invigorating programme of music that explores the challenges faced by 18th-century performing artists.  Discover the public’s attitude toward music and the theatre, and the development of what became...