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The Hoffmeister Ensemble

August 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Hoffmeister Ensemble

Mozart – Piano Quartett K478 G minor

Edward Elgar – Piano Quartet Op 84

Benjamin Britten’s English Folk Songs

Saturday 31st August 2019, 7.30pm, St Botolph Church

The Hoffmeister Ensemble is named after 18th century composer and music publisher, Franz Anton von Hoffmeister. It’s members are noted chamber music players and enjoy exploring a varied repertoire. Based in East Anglia, the Hoffmeister Ensemble also performs in London.

Jane Faulkner – Violin, held a superb principal position in a London orchestra before relinquishing this to concentrate on chamber music. She is the violinist of the English Piano Trio with which she performs extensively throughout Britain and Europe.

Frank Cliff – Viola, was a member of the Halle Orchestra under Barbirolli. While there he won a BBC conducting competition, and was subsequently the first music director of the Manchester Camerata. Latterly he was a sub – principal viola in the English National Opera Orchestra before retiring to East Anglia.

Ursula Pank – Cello, worked as a freelance and studio cellist in London before moving to Norwich. She is currently principal cello in the Norwich Philharmonic and a well-known teacher and chamber musician.

Mary Howard – Piano, received a B.Mus. from the University of Victoria in Canada, then continued her study in Italy and the Royal Academy of Music in London. She lives in Wymondham, where she is a well-known chamber music player, accompanist and teacher.

Benjamin Britten’s English Folk Songs will be performed by Russian mezzo-soprano Maria Konoshenko.


August 31
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


St Botolph, Trunch
North Walsham Road
Trunch, NR28 0PZ United Kingdom
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