Nella Hunkins Cellist

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                workshops and
                masterclasses

        ¤  Concert schedule

        ¤  Solo cello

        ¤  The Bach Duo

        ¤  The Montpellier Duo 

        ¤  The Tivoli Trio

        ¤  Nella and Kneale


   
Recent concerts 
       
 

Solo cello

March 20, 2012      Church of St  Peter  and St  Paul,  Northleach
Bach birthday concert

Programme included the preludes of all six solo cello suites, and other short pieces.
March 21, 2013
St Michael and All Angels Church, Guiting PowerBach birthday concert

Solo cello suites 1 and 3; Arioso; Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod); Air on the G String
July 30, 2013St Andrew's Church, Cheltenham
Cheltenham German Club concert for the Göttingen Festival
Works by Bach and Saint-Saens

Talks with musical illustrations

October 2, 2012

Stanton Guild House

Johann Sebastian Bach:
His life, his music, his legacy
A talk with musical illustrations
October 30, 2012

St Nicholas Church, Winchcombe
(with Margaret Jarvis, organ)
Johann Sebastian Bach:
An evening of words and music

The Bochmann Trio     Michael Bochmann, violin; Carol Allen, viola, Nella Hunkins, cello      
February 26, 2012    Postlip Hall, near Winchcombe
 
Mozart's Divertimento (K563), Ravel's Pavane, and the theme and selected variations from Bach's Goldberg Variations (arranged for string trio by Sitkovetsky)
March 6, 2012      Burford School (with Paul Turner, piano)

Mozart and Brahms piano quartets
April 14, 2012      Thirlestaine Long Gallery,  Cheltenham College
 (Promoted by the Holst Birthplace Trust)


Works for string trio by Holst, Beethoven, Sibelius and Dohnanyi
May 25,  2012
 Westgate House, Louth

As May 26
May 26, 2012

 Church of St Peter and St Paul, Langton
 by  Spilsby, Lincolnshire


Mozart's Divertimento (K563), Ravel's Pavane, and the theme and selected variations from Bach's Goldberg Variations (arranged for string trio by Sitkovetsky)

June 17, 2012    


Evesham and District Music Club.
Summer Concert, Springhill,
Near Fladbury, Worcs,

Beethoven's String Trio, Opus 9 No. 1 in G; Sibelius's String Trio;  Mozart's Divertimento 
K 563

September 18, 2012

Clevedon Music Club, Tegnmouth Room, Clevedon Community Centre Schubert's one-movement string trio in D flat major, D.471; Dohnanyi's Serenade; a much under-performed string trio by Gustav Holst; and a splendid string trio arrangement of Bach's Goldberg Theme and Variations
October 14 , 2012

Prema Arts Centre, Uley

As Clevedon above
January 30, 2013 St Peter's Church, WinchcombeWorks for string trio by Schubert,
Beethoven, Ravel and Dohnanyi
March 17, 2013Park House, Thirlestaine Road, CheltenhamSchubert's Trio in B Flat; Holst's String Trio in G minor; Mozart's Divertimento in E flat, K563
March 27, 2013Burford School (with Graeme Adams, oboe)
Part of the Lenthall Concerts series.
Mozart's Divertimento in E flat, K563; Britten's Fantasy Quartet in F Minor, Op.2; Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F, K370
September 8, 2013Lion Ballroom, LeominsterSchubert's one-movement string trio in D flat major, D.471;
Beethoven's String Trio,
Opus 9 No. 1 in G;

Mozart's Divertimento K 563

The Bach Duo       Micaela Schmitz, harpsichord; Nella Hunkins, cello

March 24, 2012    

St Edward's Church, Stow-on-the-Wold

Sonatas and suites by Bach and Vivaldi. Also featured Laurence Kilsby, BBC Chorister of the Year, 2009, singing the Bach-Gounod Ave Maria. 
April 19, 2013

St Peter's Church, WinchcombeThe Joy of Baroque: Music of Bach and Vivaldi

The programme included sonatas by Bach and Vivaldi, as well as perennial favourites such as Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Sheep May Safely Graze, Arioso, and the Air on a G String


The Montpellier Duo          Yoko Arai, piano; Nella Hunkins, cello

April 23, 2013
Cheltenham Town Hall
Lunchtime concert series


The recently formed duo played Bach's Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor; Debussy's Cello Sonata; and Shostakovich's Cello Sonata in D Minor


The Tivoli Trio         Yoko Arai, piano; Edgar Bailey, violin; Nella Hunkins, cello

November 27, 2012    

Cheltenham Town Hall
Lunchtime concert series

In its debut concert, this exciting new trio played Mendelssohn's beautiful D minor trio and the heroic Brahms C major to a large and appreciative audience. 
October 20, 2013Park House, Thirlestaine Road, CheltenhamSchubert Piano Trio in B Flat Major, D.898; Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, Opus 70, No. 1 ('The Ghost')
January 19, 2014Malvern CollegeSchubert Piano Trio in B Flat Major, D.898; Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, Opus 70, No. 1 ('The Ghost')

Cellissimo       A choir of eight cellos, with soprano Hannah Davey

April 21, 2012      

Church of St  Peter and St  Paul, Northleach

Programme included Bachianas
Brasileiras by Villa-Lobos, and an all-cello version of Barber's Adagio

Concert with Fiona Brown (organist)

May 31, 2012      

St Michael's Church, Stanley Pontlarge
A Winchcombe Festival of Music
and Arts event

A lunchtime concert in a charming little Norman church, just outside Winchcombe. Featured music by Bach, Vivaldi, Ravel, Francoeur and Messaien.
 
The Aveyron concerts 

Concert in the Chapel of the Penitents Noirs,
Villefranche de Rouergue







In the past few years,
Nella has given a series of concerts in historic buildings in the Aveyron area of Southwest France with Jim Coles (violin) and Carol Allen (viola). The most recent series took place in September 2012:


September 12

September 13  


September 14

September 15

September 16
Milhars, Tinal

Rodez, Chapelle Royale


Peyrusse, Eglise

Salvetat, Eglise de la Salvetat-des-Carts

Villefranche de Rouergue, Collègiale de Notre-Dame (with Joseph Malherbe, organ       and Nathalie Tuffery, recorder)
Works for string trio by Boccherini, Bach, Dohnanyi, Fibich, Ravel and Schubert 

Programme as for Milhars


Programme as for Milhars

Programme as for Milhars

Albinoni (concerto for oboe, arranged for recorder and string trio), Bach (solo cello suite movements), Fibich (Poème), Handel (flute concerto), Telemann (flute quartet), Mozart (two church sonatas with organ and strings) and Vivaldi/ Bach (organ solo).

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