Reviews

The Zadig Trio

Performed 11/02/2020
The Zadig Trio performed such a superlative concert for Cockermouth Music Society that the audience was gripped from start to finish.  One audience member stated that “Tonight might just be…
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Elizabeth Bass (Harp)

Performed 21/01/2020
Elizabeth Bass, a charming and wonderful musician, gave us an evening of delight playing works by many composers on her powerful Erard harp.  A varied programme, performed with grace and…
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Scottish Ensemble

Performed 03/12/2019
What may be the last orchestral concert Cockermouth Music Society will be able to bring to Cockermouth sparkled with energy from a brilliant group of string players . Playing a…
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Maggini Quartet

Performed 12/11/2019
The Maggini Quartet are no strangers to Cockermouth audiences.  We expected excellence and we were not disappointed.  A new player, Ciaran McCabe, appeared as second violin and fitted in seamlessly,…
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John Paul Ekins

Performed 15/10/2019
Cockermouth Music Society’s October concert featured a quite remarkable pianist who stunned the audience with his manual brilliance, explosive energy and commitment.  John Paul Ekins spoke well about each piece…
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Temple Ensemble

Performed 24/09/2019
The Temple Ensemble who played for Cockermouth Music Society’s first concert of the 2019-2020 season combined youthful enthusiasm, vitality and musical excellence to give us two great works of the…
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Gala Trio and Friends

Performed 19/05/2018
Angela Turner, flute, Gabrielle Sanders, oboe, and Anne Louise Rothwell, clarinet , were joined by Oliver Wicker, piano, Ann Bishop, bassoon and Jody McQuiston, horn, for a wind and piano…
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Young Person’s Concert 2018

Performed 27/03/2018
With 32 young musicians and good accompanists taking part this year, this was an evening of great interest and lots of contrast. Composers ranged from Schubert, Kabalevsky and Chopin to…
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Artington Quartet

Performed 16/01/2018
Wind and snow made a determined but fortunately short lived attempt to disrupt the audience’s arrival for the Artington Quartet’s January concert for Cockermouth Music Society, but the undeterred were…
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Northern Chamber Orchestra & Viv McLean (piano)

Performed 21/11/2017
Northern Chamber Orchestra returned to Cockermouth after a long absence to play for Cockermouth Music Society and Christchurch rang with the sound of their wonderful performance. Starting quite gently with…
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