Previous Concerts

A selection of past performances:

March 2022: Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra Lucy’s first concert as leader of the orchestra. A programme of Sibelius (Finlandia, King Christian II Suite, and Karelia Suite) and Grieg (excerpts from Peer Gynt Suites I and II).

December 2021: Lunchtime Concert in Warwick Lucy Phillips and Jonny Ingall joined forces with organist Mark Swinton for a lunchtime performance in the St Mary’s Collegiate Church. The programme included movements from Rheinberger’s Suite for Violin, Cello and Organ.

October 2021: Lunchtime Concert in York Lucy Phillips and David Hammond performed a programme with American links in the Unitarian Chapel, St Saviourgate:

  • 4 African Dances, op. 58 – Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
  • Romance, op. 23 – Amy Beach
  • The Old Chapel by Moonlight, op. 106 – Amy Beach
  • Sonatina in G major, op. 100 – Antonín Dvořák

January 2020: Sounds of the City at St Matthew’s Lucy and Jonny gave the inaugural concert in the new series at St Matthew’s Church, Carver Street, Sheffield.

October 2019: ‘Music for Kids’ at Greenhill Library Lucy and Jonny led this free, fun-filled day at Greenhill Library, which included: stories narrated by Margaret Davis and brought to life with original music by Jonny Ingall; sessions introducing the violin and cello; a chance for children to try playing an instrument; and music-inspired crafts.

June 2019: Duo performance in Chesterfield Library Lucy and Jonny performed as part of the popular lunchtime concert series. The programme included duos by Tommaso Giordani and Elizabeth Maconchy.

March 2019: Classical Weekend Classical Sheffield organised another highly successful festival of music throughout the city. Sarentino Strings, and Lucy and Jonny gave concerts of music by female composers, including quartets by Jenny Jackson and Fanny Hensel, and duos by Rebecca Clarke and Elizabeth Maconchy.

February 2018: Sarentino Strings in Chesterfield Library Quartets by Borodin, Dvořák and Mozart.

July 2017: Sarentino Strings at Letwell The first concert by the recently-formed quartet Sarentino Strings.

March 2017: Beethoven Violin Sonatas (concert 5 of 5) The series finale: Beethoven’s magnificent ‘Kreutzer’ Sonata Op. 47. Performance with Beate Toyka, as part of Classical Sheffield’s Classical Weekend.

December 2016: Performances at the Christmas Event, Castle Howard.

Tuesday 15th November 2016, Crucible Theatre Sheffield: Year of Making Showcase A short solo performance, in association with Music in the Round, as part of an afternoon of innovation, creativity, performance and our ability to make things brilliantly. Organised by the Sheffield Culture Consortium.

17th September 2016: Beethoven Violin Sonatas (concert 4 of 5) Beethoven’s two violin sonatas in G major, op. 30 no. 3 and op. 96.

8th July 2016: Beethoven Violin Sonatas (concert 3 of 5) Beethoven’s Sonatas op. 30 nos 1 and 2, and works by Ries and Schumann.

13th February 2016: Beethoven Violin Sonatas (concert 2 of 5) Beethoven’s Sonatas opp. 23 and 24 and romantic works by Brahms, Dvorak and Elgar.

14th November 2015: Recital of Romantic works in Emmanuel Methodist Church, Barnsley. Grieg’s Sonata in C minor, Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir d’un lieu cher and Dvorak’s Sonatina.

11th September 2015: Beethoven Violin Sonatas (concert 1 of 5). The first concert in a series to include the complete Beethoven violin sonatas. The programme featured Sonatas Op.12, 1-3 alongside Clara Schumann’s Romances for violin and piano and works by Mozart.

9th June 2015: Sounds of the Cosmos: performance of Holst’s The Planets in the Crucible, Sheffield. Sheffield Rep Orchestra, conducted by George Morton, performed as part of Sheffield Doc/Fest.

27th January 2015: Performance with Sheffield-based singer/songwriter Julian Jones.

21st January 2015: Lunchtime recital with David Hammond in St Mary in the Baum, Rochdale.

20th September 2014: Charity Concert in Sheffield in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care UK. Lucy Phillips and Tim Horton performed Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin and Piano with a string orchestra conducted by Robin McEwan. The concert also featured a performance by the Abbeydale Singers. £714.58 was raised for the charity.

Performance of Mendelssohn's Concerto for Violin and Piano

Performance of Mendelssohn’s Concerto for Violin and Piano

24th and 25th July 2014: Performances in Swansea and Watford with The ELO Experience.

14th June 2014: Recital in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care, St Andrew’s Church, Sheffield: Lucy Phillips and David Hammond performed Brahms’ Scherzo, Saint-Saens’ Havanaise and sonatas by Debussy, Mozart and Mendelssohn.


22nd January 2014: Lunchtime recital in St Mary in the Baum, Rochdale:  Sonatas by Franck and Mendelssohn performed by Lucy Phillips (violin) and David Hammond (piano).

Christmas performances at Castle Howard (17th, 18th & 19th December 2013)

Visitors to the house enjoyed a selection of classical, jazz and Christmas music in the Long Gallery.

6th December 2013: Music for St Nicks

Over £500 was raised in this charity concert for Friends of St Nicholas Fields, York. Programme included Corelli’s Sonata ‘La Follia’ and arrangements for violin and piano of the Mazurka from Delibes’ Coppelia and Mascagni’s Intermezzo. Photo:


12th July 2013 – Summer concert in York to raise money for Friends of St Nicholas Fields, an environmental charity. The performance included Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending and Telemann’s Wassermusik. To learn more about their work please visit the St Nick’s website.

22nd June 2013 – Lunchtime recital in St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Warwick with organist Mark Swinton.  Kreisler – Praeludium and Allegro, Hess – Theme from Ladies in Lavender, Lloyd Webber – Benedictus and Vaughan Williams – The Lark Ascending.

11th May 2013 – Performance of Beethoven’s Romances 1 & 2 with The Boston Orchestra (Boston, Lincolnshire).

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