Welcome to Music on Thursdays presented by the Bedford Music Club.


Classical chamber music concerts are held approximately once a month between October and April each year. Concerts during the 2017-18 season will be held at the Bunyan Meeting and Bedford Girls' School. Tickets are available as a season ticket directly from Bedford Music Club (BMC), or individually on the door at the appropriate venue for each concert.

2017-2018 SEASON

S T O P   P R E S S

(full details to follow)


19 Oct 2017

Italian pianist Luca Buratto at Bedford Girls' School. Ligeti, Janáček, Adès, Schumann. "Graceful, analytical, meticulous, Buratto is a name to watch". The Guardian 2015

16 Nov 2017
Hungarian Júlia Pusker (violin) and Renáta Konyicska (piano) at Bedford School Recital Hall. Beethoven, Bartók, Szymanowski, Schubert
"…[Júlia] produced eye- popping virtuosity" The Times

18 Jan 2018
British Albion Quartet at Bunyan Meeting. Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Emma Parker (violins), Rosalind Ventris (viola), Nathaniel Boyd (cello) at Bunyan Meeting. Haydn, Dvořák, Britten. Their London debut in 2016 was met with a rapturous ovation.

15 Feb 2018
Liebeslieder - songs of love by Brahms and Schumann at Bedford Girls' School. Rhiannon Llewellyn (soprano), Sarah Champion (mezzo-soprano), Bradley Smith (tenor), Nicholas Merryweather (baritone), with 4 hands on the piano by William Vann and Edwige Herchenroder.

22 Mar 2018
Return visit by Clare College Choir at Bunyan Meeting, programme "Peace" 1918-2018.
"…eloquent and translucent singing…" San Francisco Chronicle

26 Apr 2018
Fretwork at Bunyan Meeting. Music for four viols by Byrd, Jenkins, Locke and Purcell.
"It is hard to imagine consort playing of greater refinement or subtlety than this." The Times



This section will provide any information on changes to listed artists or programmes during the course of the year.



Bedford Music Club
President: Andrew Manze
'Music on Thursdays' is presented by BMC. The Club is a member of the National Federation of Music Societies.


Bedford Music Club is a Registered Charity: No. 262943