Summer weekend

Raphaela Papadakis

Ooh la la! In July 2017 some of the UK’s best-loved performers met in Coggeshall for a weekend of French music and culture. All four concerts were broadcast by BBC Radio 3 and presented by Penny Gore –





Tom Poster

Who was playing?

Tom Poster piano
Elena Urioste violin
The Navarra Quartet
Raphaela Papadakis
Karim Sulayman tenor


What were the concerts?

Friday 14 July, 8pm
Debussy Violin Sonata
Saint-Saëns Violons dans le soir
Messiaen La mort du nombre
Fauré Piano Quintet No 1 in D minor

Saturday 15 July, 11am
Fauré Violin Sonata No 1 in A major
Ravel String Quartet in F major

Elena Urioste


Saturday 15 July, 6pm
Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Chausson Chanson perpétuelle
Fauré La bonne chanson
Ravel Piano Trio

Sunday 16 July, 6pm
Poulenc Songs (selection)
Chausson Concert in D major

Karim Sulayman
Karim Sulayman, making a rare appearance in the UK and his Roman River Music début



Huge thanks to the Garrick Charitable Trust for their support. Please get in touch with our Chairman Harry Anderson via the contact page if you would like to help support future concerts.

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