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Celebrating Spoff - concert by the Doric Quartet

Doric String Quartet and chamber groups from nine leading chamber music organisations in the UK

This day is being held to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Pamela Spofforth MBE. ‘Spoff’ was a violinist who, 49 years ago, together with her colleague, the cellist Betty Hewlins, founded Pro Corda, a national chamber music educational organisation for young people.

Spoff left a large bequest to found a charitable trust to support young violinists on chamber music courses “similar to Pro Corda”. The resulting trust, Spoff’s Scholarship Fund (SSF), is celebrating Spoff and Pro Corda today as well as promoting the work of the trust.

Haydn String Quartet in G, op.33 no.5
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, op.80

Programme of events:
Exhibition of photographs: (free) gallery 10am – 4pm
Master classes by Doric Quartet: (free) gallery, Studio, Barn, 11.45am – 12.45pm, 1.30pm – 2.30pm & 4.15pm – 5.15pm
Informal Concert by SSF beneficiaries playing works for multiple violins: (free) Barn 2.45pm – 3.45pm
Concert by Doric Quartet: (£10/£5 students) Barn 6pm

Sunday 23 September, 6pm
£10 / £5 students
Riverhouse Barn
Manor Road
KT12 2PF