Recent Events

Lecture-Recital at Jesses, Haslemere

Saturday 2nd June 2018

Gerald Gifford, using one of my spinets which he purchased in 2017, performed works from the music collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, and the Dolmetsch Library, Haslemere in the Studio of the Dolmetsch Family home. The event (members only) was part of the activities arranged that day for the AGM of the Dolmetsch Foundation, of which Gerald is President.

Concert for Recorder & Spinet

The Nordic Church, 138 Park Lane, Liverpool, L1 8HG.
Saturday 5th May 2018 at 7pm
Laura Justice - Recorders: Rosemary Robinson - Spinet


Plant - Colin Hand

Sonata in E - CPE Bach

Meditazioni sopra 'Coeurs Désolés' - Edmund Rubbra

Sonata No.5 in F - JS Bach

A Rune for St. Mary's - Robin Walker

Farewell to Stromness - Peter Maxwell Davies

Three Intermezzi - Hans Gal

Sonata - Herbert Murrill

Recital in Clementi House, Kensington

Sunday 4th March 3.00pm

Lorraine Liyanage & Gary Branch performed the music of Clementi and J C Bach on one of my spinets in Clementi's former home at 128 Kensington Church Street, which is now the Stacey family home that is part of the Historic Houses Association.

Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival

at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR.
Friday February 16th - Sunday February 18th

A worthwhile 3 day festival. The concerts were of a high standard.

I exhibited my latest spinet in Workshop 3 on the ground floor.

Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival & Exhibition

Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London, SE3 9RQ. Thursday 9th - Saturday 11th November 2017

Regular visitors to the exhibition will already be aware that the Painted Hall Conservation Project, at the Old Royal Naval College, is still in progress so the venue again was the Blackheath Halls.

This year I had two of my spinets in The Great Hall on the ground floor.

Park West Ensemble

A concert of baroque instrumental & vocal music using one of my spinets.
St. Briavels Church, Sunday 15th October 2017 at 3.30pm

Tim & Angela Cranmore, Pam Smith, Rosemary Robinson and Alison Wray performed a varied programme of baroque music to a full church.

Concert for Recorder, Viola da Gamba, Spinet and Piano

Elmslie House, 8 Avenue Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3AG. Thursday 17th March 2017 at 19.30

Tim & Angela Cranmore, Pam Smith, Rosemary Robinson and Ruth Melhuish performed a varied programme of music to an enthusiastic audience.

Recorders for All

Easter Recorder Course at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire 24th - 31st March 2017

My wife, Rosemary Robinson, was one of the tutors and course accompanist using one of my Hitchcock spinets.

For details of next year's course contact Jan Epps or visit their website