Sunday concert series celebrates Beethoven’s 250th anniversary

Bust of Beethoven

Father and daughter James Halsey (cello) and Sally Birkett (piano) kick off the series this weekend (19th January at 11.30) performing sonatas Op. 5 no. 2 in G minor and Op. 102 no. 2 in D major.

Saturday, 18th January, 2020 2:01pm

By Helen Foster with 2 readers' comments

Be enthralled by the buzz of these young Isle of Wight jazz musicians

Jazz Band WIth Derek Nash 2018

The youth jazz orchestra bring a ‘buzz’ to all their performances. Book now to secure your seat for this weekend's concert

Tuesday, 19th November, 2019 7:33am

By Helen Foster

Sally Halsey returns to the Isle of Wight for two piano concerts

sally and joshua

Isle of Wight pianist, Sally Halsey returns to the Island for two charity concerts this month. A variety performance at Quay Arts plus a piano recital in Bonchurch.

Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 2:44pm

By Helen Foster

Tagore String Trio return to Northcourt for charity recital


The Tagore String Trio will be supporting Cancer Research UK this year with their annual recital at Northcourt. It should be a wonderful event if you can make it.

Tuesday, 6th September, 2016 11:57am

By Helen Foster

Sally Halsey returns with Jessica Thayer for fundraising recital

sally and jessica

The spring recital takes place at the wonderful St Catherine's church in Ventnor on Sunday afternoon and aims to raise donations and awareness for the Cardiac Risk in the Young charity

Monday, 16th May, 2016 3:06pm

By Helen Foster

Northcourt Manor to host concert of string chamber music

Cello and music

Numbers are limited, so make sure you reserve your seats to see this varied programme of string music from the unfairly neglected string trio repertoire, as well as duos, including music by Parry, Mozart’s friend, Eybler, and Beethoven’s ‘Eyeglass Duet’.

Tuesday, 1st September, 2015 11:28am

By Helen Foster

Cellist returns with prizewinning quartet

Cassia String Quartet

One of the brightest young chamber ensembles heads to Ventnor next month.

Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 11:31am

By Helen Foster

Halseys play for St. Mary’s Chemotherapy Unit

This charity concert, organised by Vic King of Vaguely Sunny will raise funds towards specialist equipment at St. Mary’s Hospital’s Chemotherapy Unit.

Friday, 8th August, 2014 8:43am

By Helen Foster

Star violinist to perform with Island Symphony Orchestra

Shana Douglas

If you haven't been to an Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra concert before, we'd highly recommend it. The sheer impact of having up to 70 quality musicians performing on stage is not to be missed.

Monday, 14th April, 2014 1:21pm

By Helen Foster

Symphony Orchestra tours the world in Music

Cansin Kara

The Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra return to Medina Theatre later this month for what promises to be a spectacular concert.

Wednesday, 12th March, 2014 8:38am

By Helen Foster with one comment

Cellos play in harmony: All welcome to charity concert


Wonderful cellists, James Halsey and Megan Rolf will be performing an entertaining mix of music at St. Boniface Church on Sunday 16th March at 3pm.

Friday, 7th March, 2014 7:55am

By Helen Foster

All welcome to charity solo piano recital by Sally Halsey

Piano keys

Come along to the afternoon recital and help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Monday, 30th December, 2013 12:31pm

By Helen Foster