Concerts and events that have taken place in the barn at Old House in Great Horkesley:

Summer is a Coming In – Sunday 9 July 2017

Read the programme here.


Russian Music Here and Now – Saturday 27 June 2017

Read the programme here and the Text Mandelstam Borodin Rachmaninovv.

Music for the KingsSunday 19 March 2017

A concert that featured two early music groups; TETRA, who last performed for the Pimlott Foundation in St Martin’s Church Colchester, and Les Laurentines, who are currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music.

TETRA: Phoebe Pimlott, Tom Norrington, Tom Jacob and Alice Trocellier

LES LAURENTINES (Royal Academy of Music ): Victoire Bunel (mezzo-soprano), Julie Pumir (harpsichord), Alice Trocellier (viola da gamba)



Fawlty Towers – Fundraising event 26 February 2017



Be Unsettled – 31 October 2015

A concert of modern music including: Berio – Sequenza III, A. Bauld – Banquo’s Death, J.P. Calvin – Flux II  & More. Soloists: Lisa Roberts &  Daniela Bechly – Voice, Mark Roberts – Trumpet, Sam Wilson –  Percussion & More. Be unsettled concert programme available here.

Midsummer Madness – 21 June 2015

Screen Shot 2015-08-11 at 18.47.17Held in the barn and gardens at Old House, the event was included a variety of musical performances by Chase Lane Primary School brass band, Jazz Quartet (Albert Gaza, Elmer Van Der Hoek, Dan Parker and Andy Staples), concert performances by Daniela Bechly, Phoebe Pimlott, Tom, Evie Press, Maria Elsey, Inga Goldsmith and others. The event included an exhibition of works by artists from Suffolk Open Studios.

Concert for Cello and Piano – 29 June 2014


Black & White to Colour Concert – 8 June 2014


Christiane Behn and Mathias Weber play Debussy ‘En Blanc et Noir’:

00026 from Katie Kennedy on Vimeo.


Daniela Bechly sings Mahler 2nd Symphony last movement:

00029 from Katie Kennedy on Vimeo.

A Recital of music for 1 and 2 pianos – George Ireland and Trevor Cordwell – 23 February 2014

George Ireland

La Voix Humaine – 26 January 2014

La Voix Humaine 14.01.26 poster-2

MVI 3251 from Katie Kennedy on Vimeo.

Myths and Legends – 27 October 2013

flyer myths

Stories Myths Programme


Russian Concert – 29 April 2012



I  Song Recital

23 Jan 2011

Chris Borrett, baritone

Alice Borrett Piano

Robert Schumann Dichterliebe op.48

Songs by Dowland, Schubert and Brahms


II   Exhibition and  afternoon concert

1 May 2011

Sebastian Black composition (commissioned by the PF) and oboe

Sam Wilson percussion/ piano

Daniela Bechly soprano

Philippa Dow Exhibition of Watercolours and Calligraphy paintings

Works by Schubert, Keiko Abe, Novotny, Druckman, Black, Maxwell Davies, Burnell


III Sunday Afternoon Concert

30 Oct 2011

Victoria Goldsmith Violin  Essex Young Musician 2003

Semi finalist BBC Young musician of the year 2006

Inga Goldsmith Piano

Works by Bach , Schumann, Tschaikowsky, Wieniawski, Bloch and Ravel


IV Russian Afternoon Concert

29 April  2012

Daniela Bechly  Soprano

Inga Goldsmith Piano

Natasha Holmes Cello

Jimmy Chen  Colchester Royal Grammar School

Performing works by Rachmaninoff, Borodin, Prokofieff, Perl Tchaykovski, Solovyev-Sedov and Banter