Chamber Music in the Peak District

The Peak Music Society

The Peak Music Society is a flourishing music society based at the Cavendish Hall on the Chatsworth Estate. Its members enjoy a series of high quality chamber concerts throughout the autumn and spring each year.

Tickets may be available on the door for some concerts at a price of £20.

Membership for the 2018/2019 season is now available and is just £77 for 5 high quality concerts

2017/2019 Season
  • Martin Roscoe 07 Feb 2018 at 7.15

    With an extraordinary career spanning over 4 decades, Martin Roscoe is unarguably one of the UK’s best loved pianists. Renowned for his versatility at the keyboard,
    Martin is equally at home in concerto, recital and chamber performances. In an
    ever more distinguished career, his enduring popularity and the respect in
    which he is universally held are built on a deeply thoughtful musicianship
    allied to an easy rapport with audiences and fellow musicians alike

  • Villiers Quartet 18 Apr 2018

    The Villiers Quartet are the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Oxford and Nottingham High School.


    Hailed as one of the most charismatic and “adventurous” quartets of the British
    chamber music scene (The Strad), the Villiers Quartet have developed an
    international reputation as exceptional interpreters of English composers
    including Elgar, Delius, Fricker, Bush. Formed in 2010, their Fricker
    recording was CD of the month in the Strad, “A true discovery” Classical
    Zaken, “Moments of supreme radiance” Europadisc.

     The Villiers Quartet have performed live on BBC Radio 3 as part of the Leamington Int’l String Quartet Series, and performed at numerous festivals and halls including the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival, the Brit Jazz Fest, the Barnes Music 
    Festival, Kings Place, St. John’s Smith Square, the Holywell Music Room and the British Music Society.

    The VQ is also regular visitors to Dartmouth College, Syracuse University, USA.

    Their internationally acclaimed VQ New Works Competition encourages audiences to interact with contemporary music performance online, and supports the creation of new works for string quartet.

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