Concert Series

Darlington Chamber Music Series
Programme for 2017

Artistic directors - Semra Lee-Smith, Jonathan Tooby and Graeme Gilling

Please note, all concerts commence 3:00pm. Darlington Hall, Owen Rd, Darlington.

May 14th - Concert 1
Artists The Darlington String Quartet
Semra Lee-Smith - Violin l
Zak Rowntree - Violin ll
Sally Boud - Viola
Jon Tooby - Cello
Program Haydn:


Haydn: String Quartet Op. 76 No. 4 "Sunrise"
Langsamer (slow movement) for string quartet (1905
String Quartet No.8 C minor, Op 110

June 11th - Concert 2
Artists Graeme Gilling: Piano
Semra Lee-Smith: Violin
Jon Tooby: Cello

Program Brahms:

Sonata for violin and piano No.2 in A Major Op.100
Adagio con variazioni
Piano trio No.3 in C minor Op.101
July 16th - Concert 3
Artists The Robert Zielinski Trio:

Robert Zielinski:
Phil Waldron:
Fiona Doyle:
Traditional Fiddle
Irish bouzouki/double bass/vocals
Wooden flute/whistles/vocals

Traditional music from Ireland, Scotland and the Shetland Islands featuring the music of the Doherty family from Co Donegal plus the famous flute and fiddle music of Co Sligo. The Dohertys were a iconic family of travelling fiddle players storytellers and tin smiths. Mick Doherty, nephew of the well known fiddle player Johnny Doherty, lived in Perth and was Robert's great friend and mentor.
The trio will be playing jigs, reels, hornpipes, marches, haunting slow airs and highland flings to name a few.

August 27th - Concert 4
Artists Graeme Gilling: Piano
Semra Lee-Smith: Violin
Sally Boud: Viola
Jon Tooby: Cello
Program Dohnanyi:
Serenade for String Trio Op.10
Three Escher Portraits
Piano Quartet No.3 in C minor Op.60
October 15th - Concert 5
Artists The Darlington Ensemble

Graeme Gilling - Piano
Brent Grapes - Trumpet
Semra Lee-Smith - Violin l
Zak Rowntree - Violin ll
Sally Boud - Viola
Jon Tooby - Cello
Joan Wright - Double bass

Program Bozza: Rustiques for trumpet & piano
  Dvorak: String quintet no.2 in G major, Op.77
  Saint-Saens: Septet for piano, trumpet, string quartet and double bass in E flat major, Op.65
Concert Series | Darlington Chamber Music
Darlington Ensemble Piano Trio
Jon Tooby, Cello
Semra Lee-Smith, Violin
Graeme Gilling, Piano
Jon, Zak, Semra, Sally, Graeme


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Darlington Hall, Owen Road, Darlington

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Darlington Concerts wishes to acknowledge the following organisations for their generous support of the Darlington Chamber Music Series.

Mundaring Community Bank Branch Bendigo Bank Shire of Mundaring Shepherd's Hut Wines

Darlington Review