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Schubert Ensemble Timeline

September 2007

First of many recordings for Chandos Records (Vaughan Williams Piano Quintet and On Wenlock Edge with Mark Padmore)

October 2007

Tour of South Africa

February 29th 2008

25th Anniversary Concert of Ensemble commissions (Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London)

March 14th 2008

25th Anniversary Concert, Wigmore Hall, London

October 3rd 2008

First concert at Kings Place, London (Kings Place Opening Ceremony)

October 21st 2008

Start of nine-year residency at Birmingham Conservatoire (concerts, seminars, composer workshops, chamber music coaching)

October to December 2008

Four-concert Fauré Series at St. George's, Bristol (and BBC Radio 3)

February 14th and 15th 2009

Fauré Weekend at Dartington Hall

April 29th to May 2nd 2009

Fauré Festival at Kings Place, London (four concerts and symposium)

April 29th 2010

Exploring Schumann's Piano Quartet at St George's, Bristol

June 9th to 12th 2010

Saint-Saens's Paris Festival at Kings Place, London (four concerts plus Discovering Franck's Piano Quintet)

October 5th 2010

Start of six-concert series 'Viennese Classics and Late Romantics' curated by the Ensemble for the Leeds International Concert Series

October 2010

Tour of China

November 2010 to March 2011

Three-concert Enescu/Dvořák Series at Wigmore Hall, London

January 28th to 30th 2011

The Ensemble's first weekend of concerts at the Castle Hotel, Taunton for Martin Randall Travel

March 27th 2011

Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh: 80th Birthday Concert for Humphrey Burton CBE (Schubert Ensemble Trust President)

June 10th 2011

The Ensemble's first concert in a metal parts factory (Klassiek Op Locatie Festival, Holland)

January 1st 2012

New Year's Morning concert from the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, broadcast on Dutch Radio

February 2nd to 4th 2012

Bermuda Festival, concerts and workshops

January to November 2013

30th Anniversary Season, 44 concerts in UK, USA and Romania

March 7th to 9th 2013

Three-day 30th Anniversary Festival at Kings Place, London

November 28th 2013

30th Anniversary Concert at Wigmore Hall, London

February 5th and October 15th 2014

Concerts for Chamber Music Unwrapped Series at Kings Place, London

October 1st 2014

Concerts at the Accademia Filarmonica, Bologna for Martin Randall Travel Bologna Festival 

February 15th 2015

First concert for the Schubert Club, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

July 15th and November 29th 2015

Schumann/Fauré Series at Wigmore Hall, London

March 8th to 10th 2016

Final recording for Chandos Records (Saint-Saens and Chausson Piano Quartets)

October 6th 2016

Start of Quintessentials, a six-concert piano quintet series at Kings Place, London, featuring twelve piano quintets and Behind the Notes onstage illustrated introductions

March 13th 2017

Final recording for Champs Hill Records (Cheryl Frances-Hoad The Whole Earth Dances)

September 23rd 2017

Farewell season (60 concerts) begins with a concert at the Enescu Festival, Bucharest

November 9th 2017

Last concert of Quintessentials series at Kings Place, London

January 24th 2018

Final concert and chamber music coaching sessions of nine-year Residency at Birmingham Conservatoire

February 8th to 11th 2018

Final tour to USA (Oregon and California)

March 21st 2018

Farewell Concert at Wigmore Hall, London and premiere of final commission (Judith Weir's A Song of Departure)

June 30th 2018

The Ensemble's final concert (at Cranbourne Farm, Hampshire)

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