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MPD puts on a wide variety of concerts, in a variety of different venues. They have one feature in common: all the musicians taking part give their services to raise funds for the peace movement. Plans for our next concert will be published soon.

Past Concerts


Friday 12th July, 2019

Hinde Street Methodist Church Marylebone

Piano Recital Viv McLean

Beethoven Sonata in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2, "Moonlight"
Chopin Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor and other works
Ravel Sonatine
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

Thursday 25th April, 2019

St. James's Church Piccadilly

A Chamber Orchestra concert conducted by MPD Patron Jane Glover CBE

Mozart Serenade in B flat (Gran Partita), K.361
Mozart Divertimento in D, K.136
Mozart Symphony No.35, in D, K.385 (Haffner)

Interval Speaker: Bruce Kent Vice President, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Thursday 11th October, 2018

St Philip's Church Earl's Court

A song recital by Louise Alder (soprano) & MPD Patron Roger Vignoles (piano)

Schumann Mignon-Lieder, Op.98
songs by Fauré, Bizet and Liszt
R. Strauss Drei Lieder der Ophelia, Op.67 and other songs
Britten On This Island, Op.11

Interval Speaker: Nicole Treanor UK WILPF (Women's International League for Peace and Freedom)

Thursday 22 February, 2018

Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel Hampstead

A recital by MPD Patron Emma Kirkby DBE & members of Dowland Works

...with works by John Dowland, Henry Purcell, John Wilson, and the brothers William & Henry Lawes

Interval Speaker: Martin Bell OBE, journalist

Friday 24 November, 2017

St. James's Church Piccadilly

A Chamber Orchestra concert conducted by MPD Patron Jane Glover CBE

Bach Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 42
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in Eb, K.364 for violin, viola, and orchestra
soloists
  • Levon Chilingirian (violin)
  • Susie Meszaros (viola)
Handel Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op.6 No.4
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in Eb, K.297b for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, and orchestra
soloists
  • Chris O'Neal (oboe)
  • Tony Lamb (clarinet)
  • Graham Sheen (bassoon)
  • Michael Thompson (horn)

Interval Speaker: Jean Lambert, London Region Green MEP

Friday 6th October, 2017

Hinde Street Methodist Church Marylebone

A recital by Nicky Spence (tenor) & MPD Patron Roger Vignoles(piano)

Franz Schubert Songs from Schwanengesang, D.957
Benjamin Britten Who Are These Children?, Op.84
Kurt Weill Four Walt Whitman songs
Richard Strauss Six Songs for Voice and Piano

Interval Speaker: Wendy Horler, Campaign Against Arms Trade

Friday 30 June, 2017

Hinde Street Methodist Church Marylebone

A recital by MPD Patron Wissam Boustany (flute) & Aleksander Szram (piano)

Johann Nepomuk Hummel Sonata for flute & piano
Wissam Boustany Broken Child, for flute & piano
York Bowen Sonata for flute & piano, Op.120
Douglas Finch The Enchanted Mesa, for piano
Cesar Franck Sonata in A major, arr. for flute & piano

Interval Speaker: BRUCE KENT, Vice-President, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Pax Christi & Movement for the Abolition of War

Thursday 2 March, 2017

Hinde Street Methodist Church Marylebone

Spring Concert for Peace

Susanne Stanzeleit (violin)
Celia Waterhouse (violin)
Dorothea Vogel (viola)
Vanessa Lucas-Smith (cello)
Timothy Mason (double bass)
Tony Lamb (clarinet)
Graham Sheen (bassoon)
Susan Dent (horn)
Carl Nielson Serenata. Invano
Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op.54 No.2
Schubert Octet in F major, D.803


Saturday 16 April, 2016

St John's Church Waterloo

A recital by MPD Patron Julian Jacobson (piano)

Beethoven Sonata in E, Op.109
Beethoven Sonata in A flat, Op.110
Beethoven Sonata in C minor, Op.111


Wednesday 2 December, 2016

St. James's Church Piccadilly

A Chamber Orchestra concert conducted by Howard Williams with Joy Lisney (cello)

Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Haydn Cello Concerto No.2 in D major
Schubert Symphony No.3 in D major


For information about previous concerts please contact info.mpdconcerts@gmail.com.