Please join us on a Friday in September to see our new development.
We will be offering a range of activities and the Jackdaws ‘pop-up’ cafe will be open for coffee, lunch and teas (and of course the famous Jackdaws cake) from 11am to 4pm on Fridays 13, 20 and 27 September.
Friday 13 September, 12:15pm
Philip Fowke piano
We are delighted to welcome Jackdaws Trustee, Philip Fowke, who will open the studio with the first concert in our new space with a programme of Chopin, Schumann and Busoni.
‘that co-existence of a high musical intellect, with elegance, wit and unashamedly joyful showmanship marks out Philip Fowke among his generation of pianists’ – The Times
or £20 to include lunch (Lunch is SOLD OUT)
Friday 20 September, 12:15pm
Saffron van Zwanenberg Soprano
Owain Browne Baritone
Accompanied by Colin Hunt
The second of our Open Friday concerts features a selection of songs and arias from our Artistic Director Saffron van Zwanenberg and Jackdaws OperaPLUS alumnus Owain Browne, with much-loved Jackdaws accompanist and supporter Colin Hunt at the piano.
Saffron van Zwanenberg has been Artistic Director at Jackdaws since 2009. She trained at the Royal College of Music, graduating from the Opera Course with Distinction. She maintains a successful directing career alongside her post at Jackdaws.
A graduate of the Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Owain has since studied at the Flanders Opera Studio in Ghent. Recent performances include Luzifer in ausLICHT for Dutch National Opera at the Holland Festival, and Sulpice in Jackdaws OperaPLUS performance of The Team Mascot (aka. Donizetti’s The Daughter of the Regiment).
or £20 to include Lunch
Jackdaws Piano Club
Fridays 10am to 12 noon
First session 13 September
A chance to meet informally with like-minded pianists to play and share the pieces you are currently practising, and to play together.
Fee: £5 per session
Open from 11am to 4pm on Fridays 13, 20 and 27 September serving tea, coffee, and the famous Jackdaws cake.
Lunch served 12 noon to 2pm.