2024/25 Soirées at Breinton Season

We are delighted to announce the line up for our season from September through to year end.

Tickets will go on sale on Saturday 3 August 2024 at noon.

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Upcoming Recitals

Tickets will be on sale from Saturday 3 August 2024 at noon

Saturday 7 September

De Sá &

Violin & piano recital

Tickets available soon

Saturday 5 October


Solo piano recital

Tickets available soon

Saturday 26 October


Solo piano recital

Tickets available soon

Saturday 30 November


Solo piano recital

Tickets available soon

Past Recitals This Year

Saturday 15 June 2024

Julian Bliss, clarinet, and James Baillieu, piano

"The insanely beautiful singing lines were emotionally surging, and exquisite moments came with the most delicate pianissimo sounds and flawless velvety tones of the clarinet, masterfully accompanied by the piano."

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Saturday 25 May 2024

Mishka Rushdie Momen, solo piano

"Glorious tone, graceful tenderness, and refined crystal clarity...contained all aspects of piano playing – lyrical passages, dramatic scenes, muscular power, graceful poise, and virtuosic runs."

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Saturday 27 April 2024

Alexander Gavrylyuk, solo piano

"mega-scale sound-making with precise details... unapologetically daring and thrillingly fulfilling... Sasha uncompromisingly pursued the maximum exposure of colours, experimenting with every method and every angle"

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Saturday 16 March 2024

Coco Tomita, violin, and Simon Callaghan, piano

"a creatively-charged performer with deep thought and her own poise and ambiance...Simon’s piano part flowed with consistent warmth, as both the instruments mingled expertly "

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Sunday 10 March 2024

Steven Osborne, solo piano

"dreamy, heart-warming yet bitter sweet at times, and quite nostalgic...dynamic, earth-shattering, innovative and inspiring...the whole evening was an unprecedented level of enjoyment"

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Saturday 10 February 2024

Jamaal Kashim, Inez Karlsson, Miriam Grant, Matty Oxtoby

"an incredibly pleasurable evening given by four very talented young performers... an enthralling experience, and the diverse range of sound varieties, tones and colours was priceless"

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Friday 5 January 2024

Chloë Hanslip, violin, and Danny Driver, piano

"they agreed on every instinctive level: impeccable timing, spot-on response to each other, interpretation to read subtle nuances, and ability to negotiate phrasing and volume."

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Previous Recitals in 2023

Saturday 25 November 2023

Piano Trio

"...an incredibly profoud drama: glorious tones, seamless phasing and masterful pianism... with impeccable control of tempo and volume... gave us a priceless evening"

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Saturday 28 October 2023

Violin & piano

"...a beautifully balanced dialogue.. light-heartedly teasing, showing innocent cheekiness. Benjamin’s feathery touch and twinkling notes playfully complimented the sweetest melodies strung by Hyeyoon."

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Saturday 14 October 2023

Solo piano

"...it was clear that Llŷr’s keyboard work was frighteningly precise, his interpretation was profound, his expression had a communicative nature...we enjoyed every note, chord and nuance that those exotic harmonies created."

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Saturday 23 September 2023

Solo piano

"...sparkling sounds, leaping notes, earth-shattering passages, mysterious harmonies, dazzling energy – in Danny’s hands, all were under control and turned into whirlwind of excitement."

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Sunday 2 July 2023

Keila Wakao, violin, Gordon Back, piano

"...her incredible musicality was abundantly felt, and it was so natural as if fresh water was emerging from a spring... their performance completed the ideal Sunday afternoon"

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Saturday 3 June 2023

Sophie Kauer, cello, Alison Rhind, piano

"...a charming performer and person... utterly romantic with gorgeous vibratos which swept through and brought a longing sensation”

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Thursday 1 June 2023

Solo cello

"It was like he had swallowed the entire set of suites, processed them within, and then poured them all out... the profound harmonies and resonance were spine-tingling, and the twinkling ornamental decorations added character.”

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Saturday 27 May 2023

Solo piano

"…her ability to unlock the music, establish a statement in every piece, and convey the story to us with numerous tones, colours and textures of sounds was just incredible.”

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Saturday 22 April 2023

Solo piano

"…an evening of sublime tonal beauty… a programme that was personally significant to him, which he passionately explained to the audience, resulting in a moving experience for everyone.”

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Wednesday 22 February 2023

Roderick Williams & Iain Burnside

"…the programme portrayed the multidimensional aspects of love and dating from baroque to modern times… and was packed with music enthusiasts who went home overjoyed and uplifted.”

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Saturday 11 February 2023

2023 Local Young Performers Soirée

"This highly anticipated event, now in its seventh year, took place last night and did not disappoint. The evening was filled with standout performances from some of the best young musicians in the area"

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Celebration of 15 Years of Recitals at Breinton

Some of the special performances from the last 15 years.

Nobuyuki Tsujii, solo piano

November 2022

"his pianism possessed undeniable magnetism which fixed our focus throughout; every detail, voice, melody and accompanying passage sparkled"

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Bampton Classical Opera

September 2022

"... light-hearted, funny and charming throughout, Breinton's 100th Gala was the most joyful celebratory occasion in every aspect... the three singers poured their hearts out with one recesitivo and aria after another, full of poetry and beauty"

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Jess Gillam MBE, saxophone

June 2021

"...the live setting last Sunday presented Jess Gillam's true magnetic nature, literally 'infectious' personality, the enthusiasm to share her music with the audience, no hesitation to give everything to connect, bursting stamina and energy to keep going, all on top of her apparently outstanding talent and ability..."

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Sir Stephen Hough CBE, piano

September 2020

"A brave endeavour saw the pianist inside and the audience outside, but, as the first chords of Bach-Busoni’s Chaconne burst into the open air, an absolute silence prevailed in the garden. Even the birds stopped chirping; there was nothing but the piano sounds played by Stephen."

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Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

January 2019, February 2017

"...17 minutes of madness, but this seemingly humanly-unplayable piece of music was unlocked by the hands of Benjamin, offering a spellbinding operatic elegance, vibrant vividness and majestic beauty... a musician with an outpouring musicality and his own very clear musical ideas, and most importantly, excellent technique that matches and executes them."

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Emma Johnson MBE, clarinet

October 2018

"...a most pleasant intimacy and ultimate musical dialogue; whisperingly delicate sounds produced by musicians with the utmost care such that you could hear a pin drop; moments where we held our breath in anticipation for what would be come next; impeccable timing achieved naturally by a spirited partnership in front of our eyes..."

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Noriko Ogawa, piano

October 2014

"She really went for a huge sound, taking the opportunity to play our gorgeous piano to full... while displaying natural swings between forcefulness and lyricism... a fantastic finish to our season opening concert, showing off her virtuosity."

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Alina Ibragimova MBE, violin

May 2014; with Cédric Tiberghien January 2019, January 2013

"...[the piano's] variety of tone, sometimes warm and caressing, sometimes crisp and distinctive, was the most valuable gift to match Alina’s sublime clarity and deeply engaged sounds. In the serene third movement... the violin tone was eternally sincere and silvery. And it felt as if the piano part was gently and preciously dressing it to complete the beauty"

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Dame Felicity Lott, soprano
Angela Hewitt OBE, piano

June 2014

"Felicity Lott was all natural. There was nothing artificially created or fake about her voice and performance – it was simply, naturally, astounding. Using her magnetic elements and warm charm, the audience was drawn in completely. There was that smile and eyes that killed, and the control over her glorious voice which took our breath away. "

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