Sophie Rosa violin and Ian Buckle piano

date calender icon Thursday 31st May clock icon 7:45pm

There is a pre-concert supper available at 6.00pm costing £25.00 which includes a donation towards the recital.


Sophie Rosa first garnered attention after winning the Second Prize and Audience Prize at the 2nd Manchester International Violin Competition 2011. She has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall and Bridgewater Hall as well as appearing as soloist with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Camerata and Skipton Camerata. Sophie has broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and has released CDs on Champs Hill and EM Records labels to critical acclaim.


Ian Buckle maintains a varied freelance career working as soloist, accompanist, chamber musician, orchestral pianist and teacher. He enjoys longstanding associations with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the John Wilson Orchestra, and has appeared with them as soloist on numerous occasions. He has also played concertos with the Royal Philharmonic, Opera North, Sinfonia Viva and the Manchester Concert Orchestra.


Johann Sebastian Bach : Sonata in E minor, BWV 1023 for violin and basso continuo

Franz Schubert : Sonata in G minor, D408 for violin and piano

Johannes Brahms : Sonatensatz, WoO2, for violin and piano


Hélène de Montgeroult : Sonata in A minor, op 2 no 3, for violin and piano

Hélène de Montgeroult : Études for piano, selection

Claude Debussy : Sonata for violin and piano

Maurice Ravel : Tzigane, for violin and piano

The Chagall Ensemble

date calender icon Saturday 21st July clock icon 7:00pm

This Concert is now sold out sorry

This Saturday Summer evening concert is by ticket only which includes supper, tickets £25.00 only 40 seats available

The concert starts at 7.00pm in the garden studio with a long supper intermission around 8.00pm in the main house and the second half will be around 9.00pm.

Part of the Yewfield and Simons birthday treat


Haydn - ‘Sun’ Quartet in C major
Mozart - Viola Quintet in g minor

Strauss - Intermezzo from ‘Capriccio’
Brahms - Sextet in G major

Graham Caskie piano

date calender icon Sunday 23rd September clock icon 7:45pm

There is a pre-concert supper available at 6.00pm costing £25.00 which includes a donation towards the recital.

Internationally acclaimed pianist Graham Caskie is renowned for his interpretations of the piano music of Schubert, Brahms and Debussy and Ravel. Recent recitals have included both Books of Debussy Preludes and the Sonatas and complete Klavierstucke of Brahms.

DEBUSSY Preludes Book One


BRAHMS Klavierstucke op.118

TIPPETT Third Sonata

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Ambleside Days Festival 4 nights

date calender icon Thursday 30th August clock icon 7:30pm

Zeffirellis Compston road Ambleside Thursday 30th August - September 2nd

Booking please contact Zeffirellis tel 015394 36765

After the overwhelming response to the Ambleside Days Contemporary Jazz Festival we will be hosting another Festival next year starting on Thursday 30th August and concluding on Sunday 2nd September 2018 tickets £35.00 per evening 2 shows Saturday September 1st afternoon Paul Maccanless and Charged Particles £15.00

all event pass for all 5 shows plus other events £130.00

The 2018 Ambleside Days Contemporary Jazz Festival presents the following musicians:

Gwilym Simcock – Piano, Claire Martin OBE – Voice, Paul McCandless Reeds, Thomas Gould – Violin, Tim Garland – Saxophones, Asaf Sirkis – Drums , Nikki Iles – Piano
Jason Rebello –piano, Mike Walker – Guitar, Joe Locke – Vibraphone, Alyn Cosker – Drums, Martin Berauer – Bass
Bernhard Schimpelsberger – Percussion, Iain Dixon – Saxophones , Darryl Hall – Bass, Yuri Goloubev – Bass, John Helliwell – Saxophone
plus others.

Simon Turner - cello Sarah Brandwood-Spencer - violin Paul Janes- piano

date calender icon Sunday 18th November clock icon 7:45pm

There is a pre- concert supper available for this concert at 6.00pm costing £30.00 which includes a donation towards the recital.

Programme to be confirmed