"...dazzlingly good chamber ensemble…
exuberantly expressive, intimate style…
gorgeously idiomatic playing’
The Times
Thursday 18 Sep 2008 7:45 PM

Forde Abbey
Schubert Octet

Strauss Till Eulenspiegel
Mozart Horn Quintet
Schubert Octet

Forde Abbey Concert Society
Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4LU

Forde Abbey is host to one of the country’s most prestigious chamber music series, the Forde Abbey Concert Society. The Great Hall has an ideal acoustic for chamber music, having often been used for recording purposes. It is also a wonderful venue for concerts which take place during the summer months. Each season, Forde Abbey attracts artists of an international level for a varied programme of music.

There are drinks and supper available before each concert and members are welcome to picnic in the gardens.

Players
Jack Liebeck violin
Helen Paterson violin
Yuko Inoue viola
Stephen Stirling horn
Duncan McTier double bass
Julian Farrell clarinet
Benjamin Hughes cello
Richard Skinner bassoon

Links
Forde Abbey