Welcome

Formed in 2017, the Whiteknights Ensemble is a chamber group comprising musicians from local orchestras, including the Reading Symphony and the Aldworth Philharmonic.

The ensemble is based in Earley, Reading, and takes its name from Whiteknights Park, the manorial land of the De Erleigh family, now the campus of the University of Reading.

 

 

 

 

Our Next Concert

Sunday 9 June, 7.00pm
Peckover Hall, Leighton Park School, Reading.

A programme of wind quintet music for a summer's evening.

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Previous Concerts

Saturday 17 November, 2018
St Paul's Church, Reading Road, Wokingham.

Jacques Ibert - Trois Pièces Brèves

Pavel Haas – Wind Quintet

Jacob Gade – Tango Jalousie

Francis Poulenc – Novelette in C

Otto Mortensen – Wind Quintet

Norman Hallam – Dance Suite

Thank you to everyone who supported the Whiteknights Ensemble's most recent concert. We are delighted to announce that a total of £544 was raised in aid of Reading Family Aid, which helps children living with poverty or other disadvantages in the Reading area.

 

Saturday 21 July, 2018
Peckover Hall, Leighton Park School, Reading.

Janáček - Three Moravian Dances

Kummer – Rondo in F major

Arnold – Divertimento

Bozza – Trois Pièces

Mozart – Andante for a Musical Clock

Ibert – Cinq Pièces en Trio

Jacob – Four Old Tunes

The proceeds from this event allowed us to send £400 to local charity, Peapods, which provides support to families with physically disabled children.

 

Saturday 18 November, 2017
St Paul's Church, Reading Road, Wokingham.

W.A.Mozart – Overture: The Magic Flute

Gyφrgy Ligeti – Six Bagatelles

Giuseppe Cambini – Quintet No.2 in D minor

Carl Nielsen – Wind Quintet

Paul Patterson – Westerly Winds

This concert raised over £650 for Rosie’s Rainbow Fund, which supports sick and disabled children through art and music therapy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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To keep in touch, contact: info@whiteknightsensemble.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Ensemble members are:

Debbie King, flute
Gaenor Burchett-Vass, oboe
Sarah Barrett, clarinet
Magnus Westerberg, horn
David Pether, bassoon