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Simply Magical

The exciting classical quintet ZRI demonstrated their superior craftmanship to Peak Music audiences playing with an exquisite intensity rarely seen. The quintet, which takes its name from Zum Roten Igel (or The Red Hedgehog), the legendary Viennese venue in the times when Brahms and Schubert were alive, delivered a very technically demanding program of Brahms […]

A Standing Ovation! The James Pearson Trio wows Peak Music

“Today’s concert wasn’t good or very good – it was brilliant!”, feedback that summed up the incredible start to the new Peak Music season. The James Pearson Jazz Trio offered a superb musical portrait of Oscar Peterson through fine musicianship delivered with their signature laid back style.  The trio (James Pearson on piano, Sam […]

The Brodsky Raise the Roof!

Peak Music’s shortened season came to a rousing finale on Thursday 22nd July with an invigorating and authoritative performance by the Brodsky Quartet that fully justified their reputation as one of the leading string quartets in the world. Re-arranged from the original date of Tuesday 29th June as a result of Ian Belton, the second […]

The Sounds of Summer

What a wonderful way to spend a summer evening, listening to pianist Tim Horton at the Cavendish Hall in Edensor. As the breeze from the open doors cooled us in the hall, Tim conjured pictures in our imagination with his rendition of preludes by Debussy and Chopin. From the fascinating compositions in which the number […]

We’re Back!

Live music came back to the Cavendish Hall with the wonderfully irreverent baroque quartet, Red Priest, playing two concerts on the same day to ensure all members of Peak Music, alongside some lucky ticket holders, could enjoy the performance whilst meeting the current social distancing requirements. Restrictions aside, it was glorious, delightful, magnificent and just […]

Dates for your diary

We have provisionally booked the following artists for the next season (2021-22), when we hope normal conditions will have returned. Please note that these dates and artists may be subject to change. Tuesday September 21st 2021   James Pearson Trio Wednesday October 6th 2021    ZRI Thursday November 4th 2021    Royal Northern College of Music […]

Spring 2021 Subscriptions now available

Sadly, we have had to rearrange our planned season due to lockdown restrictions. This has meant reducing the number of concerts from four to three and moving the date of the first concert from mid-March to May 19th. We have unfortunately had to cancel Morgan Szymanski and Laura Mitchell’s guitar and soprano recital, as Morgan […]

New Treasurer for Peak Music

Jennie Ball, Chairman of Peak Music, is delighted to announce that Carol Wheatcroft, our Publicity Secretary, has taken over as Treasurer from Barbara Mangles, to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for her sterling service over many years stewarding our finances as well as serving on the music planning subcommittee.  Jennie is also delighted […]

AGM 24th September 2020

The Peak Music Society held its AGM on 24th September 2020 at 6.30 pm online by Zoom, attended by all the committee and six other members. Jennie Ball welcomed Nicky Wright to the committee and gave a review of the previous season. The last concert with Tim Horton had had to be cancelled because of […]