Coffee Concerts

Current Season

The dates of the Coffee Concerts for the 2023-24 season are:

November 19th 2023
December 10th 2023
January 21st 2024
February 18th 2024
March 3rd 2024 (new date)
March 24th 2024
April 14th 2024

The concerts take place in the refurbished Brighton Dome Corn Exchange.

Heath Quartet

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
19th November 2023 @ 11:00 am

J S Bach Chorale Preludes
Gott in der Höh sei Ehr   BWV 662
O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde gross   BWV 622
Haydn  String Quartet Op 9 no 2
Joseph Suk   Meditation on an old Czech Chorale  St Wenceslas
Ravel  String Quartet in F Major

Programme notes by Helen Simpson and Chris Darwin

Photo by Kaupo Kikkas
Heath Quartet by Kaupo Kikkas

Adelphi Quartet

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
10th December 2023 @ 11:00 am

Haydn  String Quartet in C minor Op 17 no 4
Shostakovich  String Quartet no 7 in F sharp Op 108
Beethoven  String Quartet in A minor Op 132

Programme notes by Helen Simpson and Chris Darwin

Castalian String Quartet

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
21st January 2024 @ 11:00 am

Janacek  Kreutzer Sonata
Mark- Anthony Turnage  Awake
Bartok   String Quartet no 5

Programme notes by Guy Richardson and Chris Darwin

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
18th February 2024 @ 11:00 am

Samuel Coleridge – Taylor  Piano Trio in E minor
Edward Elgar  Salut d’amour  Op 12
Louise Héritte-Viardot  Piano Quartet in A Major Op 9 Im Sommer
Johannes Brahms  Piano Quartet no 3 in C minor Op 60

The above rarely heard piano trio composed by Coleridge-Taylor was written when he was still a teenager. If you want to know more about his association with Brighton Dome, use the link below.

Programme notes by Helen Simpson and Chris Darwin

Lumas Winds With Jonathan Ferrucci, Piano

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
3rd March 2024 @ 11:00 am

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Dutilleux  Au Gré des Ondes
Ravel   arranged by Hans Abrahamsen,  Le Tombeau de Couperin
Debussy  Images, Book 2
Francaix  Wind Quintet no 1
Poulenc  Improvisation in A minor no 13
Poulenc  Sextet

Programme notes by Helen Simpson and Chris Darwin

Northern Chords Ensemble

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
24th March 2024 @ 11:00 am

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Ravel  Piano Trio
Matthew Kaner  Piano Trio
Schubert  Piano Trio in B flat Major  D. 898

Kleio Quartet

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange
14th April 2024 @ 11:00 am

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Bartok  String Quartet no 4
Mozart  String Quartet no 14 in G Major – Spring
Felix Mendelssohn  String Quartet op 44 no. 4 in E minor

Cavatina Scheme: Free Seats For Young People

Strings Attached is very pleased to have been accepted by the scheme of CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust which encourages young people to attend chamber music concerts.

Through CAVATINA, and with the co-operation and support of Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, we are able to offer a limited number of advance FREE tickets to young people for our chamber music Coffee Concerts. See Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival website.

If you happen to be older than 25 do please, of course, make this very generous offer known to your younger friends and relatives!

Previous seasons

We’ve enjoyed a range of concerts over previous years. See below for full details of each season.

The Chilingirian Quartet launched Strings Attached when they played at our inauguration concert in 2011. Levon Chillingirian is our president.

Twelfth Season 2022/2023

Eleventh Season 2021/2022

Tenth Season 2020/21

Ninth Season 2019/20

Eighth Season 2018/19

Seventh season 2017/18

Sixth season 2016/17

Fifth season 2015/16

Fourth season 2014/15

Third season 2013/14

Second season 2012/13

First season 2011/12