Details of Fitzwilliam Quartet in Hay-on-Wye

FRIDAY 9 OCTOBER

2.00 onwards Check-in at The Swan Hotel, Church Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys HR3 5DQ (01497 821188), or the Old Black Lion, Lion St, HR3 5AD (01497 820841)

3.30-5.30 Study session in St Mary’s church. 

There will be a tea/coffee break.  

7.00       Concert in St Mary’s church 

Schubert: String Trio in B flat, D471

Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 47

Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

9.00 Supper in The Swan with the players and myself

SATURDAY 10 OCTOBER

10.00 Study session in St Mary’s church, followed by coffee break

1.00 Lunch in The Swan

3.00       Concert in St Mary’s church 

Wolf: Italian Serenade

Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op. 76/5

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D664, ‘Trout’

6.30 (Optional) Concert in St Mary’s church, Craswall (about 20 

minutes’ drive from Hay): music for violin, flute and clarinet by 

                  Telemann, Debussy (Syrinx), Messaien (solo clarinet

                  movement from Quatuor pour la fin du temps), etc.

Those not attending the concert may like to have dinner in

either The Swan or the Old Black Lion

SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER

10.00 Study session (venue tbc), followed by coffee break

12.30 Vaughan Williams film in Booth’s Bookshop (NB we 

may have to show this in 2 screenings, with the second 

screening after the 3pm concert)

3.00 Concert in St Mary’s church: 

Songs by Gurney, Bliss’s Elegiac Sonnet, and Vaughan 

Williams’s Second String Quartet and song cycle 

On Wenlock Edge

7.30 Dinner in The Swan (3 courses)