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Violinist John Garner

 

Diary Dates

Forthcoming events:-

  • 21/05/17 – 14:45 – Music for Strings, The Old Church, Stoke Newington. Includes Mainly Two performing works by Lawrence Dunn and Béla Bartók. More info.
  • 14/06/17 – 20:30 – Four Plus Three Plus One, The Guastalla Quartet + The Kate Williams + guitar legend John Williams, 606 Club, Chelsea. One-off special event.
  • 30/06/17 & 01/07/17 – Ralph Wyld’s Mosaic, joined by John Garner and Dave Hamblett, Villars Big Festival, Switzerland.

Previous events:-

  • 20/05/17 – 20:00 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Guastalla Quartet, Birmingham Jazz, The Red Lion, B18 6HN.
  • 10/05/17 – 20:00 – Nonclassical, New York City, The Victoria, Dalston. Featuring The Guastalla Quartet performing Louis Andriessen’s Facing Death for amplified string quartet.
  • 13/04/17 – 16/04/17 – Chris Potter & The Inner City Ensemble, 4 date UK tour.
  • 09/02/2017 – The John Garner Quartet, Edinburgh House Contact. Email for details.
  • 08/02/2017 – The John Garner Quartet @ The Butterfly and the Pig, Glasgow.
  • 05/02/2017 – The John Garner Quartet @ Green Note, Camden.
  • 16/01/2017 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Gustalla Quartet, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho
  • 27/11/2016 – 19:00 – The Misha Mullov Abbado Group + Pacha Yana, Hidden Rooms, Cambridge.
  • 24/11/2016 – 18:30 – Mainly Two, Handel & Hendrix House, 25 Brook Street, London. New music for two violins.
  • 19/11/2016 – 20:00 – GFEST, Benjamin Tassie ft. Mainly Two & Rarescale, Drill Hall.
  • 18/11/2016 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Gustalla Quartet, Cambridge Jazz Festival.
  • 15/11/2016– Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Gustalla Quartet, London Jazz Festival, 606 Club, Lots Road, London.
  • 07/10/2016 – Alex Hutton Trio feat. John Garner, The Crypt, Camberwell.
  • 14/09/2016 – Alex Hutton Trio feat. John Garner, The Bulls Head, Barnes.
  • 23/07/2016 – 20:00 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Gustalla Quartet, Normansfield Theatre, Teddington.
  • 12/07/2016 – Alex Hutton Quartet feat. John Garner, Twickenham Jazz Club.
  • 10/06/2016 – 20:00 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Gustalla Quartet, Fraser Noble Hall, University of Leicester.
  • 08/06/2016 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Gustalla Quartet, 606 Club, Lots Road, London. Album launch.
  • 07/06/2016 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Guastalla Quartet, Watermill Jazz Club, Dorking.
  • 02/06/2016 – The John Garner Group @ Silvershine Jazz Club, Bearwood, Birmingham.
  • 22/05/2016 – 19:30 – The John Garner Quartet @ Clapham Omnibus.
  • 21/05/2016 – 17:00 – Four Plus Three, The Kate Williams Trio + The Guastalla Quartet, JQ Jazz Legends Festival, The Red Lion, Birmingham, B18 6NG.
  • 11/05/2016 – 19:30 – The John Garner Quartet @ Swing Unlimited Jazz Club, Bournemouth.
  • 27/04/2016 – 20:00 – Ensemble Adesso, Inaugural Concert, Music Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama. New works by James Hoyle, Donghoon Shin, and Chris McCormack. New work for two violins by Laurence Osborn, performed by Mainly Two.
  • 02/03/2016 – 19:00 – Eo Nomine, HART & Mainly Two @ Listenpony, St Ethelburga’s Centre, London.
  • 07/02/2016 – 19:30 – Triplicity @ Clapham Omnibus. Jim Rattigan (horn), Liam Noble (piano), John Garner (violin).
  • 02/02/2016 – 13:05Mainly Two, lunchtime recital, Wesley’s Chapel. Programme to include new works for two violins.
  • 27/01/2016 – 20:00 – Spun Through Shadows, Resolution! 2016. The Place, 17 Dukes Road, WC1H 9PY, London.
  • 25/01/2016 – 20:00 – Misha Mullov-Abbado Group with support from Pacha Mama, Vortex Jazz Club.
  • 13/12/2015 – 17:00 – Mainly Two, Zaha Hadid Design Gallery, London. MT presents new works for two violins.
  • 03/12/2015 – 20:15 – The Last Skeptik, Revenge Is The Best Success EP launch party, Old Blue Last, 38 Great Eastern Street, London. With full live band + special guests.
  • 01/12/2015 – 13:00Mainly Two, lunchtime recital, St. Stephen Walbrook, Cannon Street, London. Programme to include new works for two violins.
  • 20/11/2015 – 19:00 – Pacha Mama, Hot Numbers, Cambridge Jazz Festival. Featuring John Garner, Ralph Wyld (vibraphone) and Edwin Ireland (electric bass). More info.
  • 12/11/2015 – evening – The John Garner Quartet @ Silvershine Jazz Club, Bearwood, Birmingham.
  • 04/11/15 – 20:00 – Zero Wave presents… Music for One of Two People, The Harrison, 28 Harrison Street, London. Featuring Mainly Two performing new music for two violins by John Garner and Kate Williams.
  • 14/10/2015 – 19:00 – re:sound presents Colin Alexander (String Quartet), Haroon Mirza and Shiva Feshareki feat. Kit Downes, Union Chapel, Highbury & Islington.
  • 25/09/2015 – 20:00 – M.oo.K, /i’klectik/, Lambeth, London. Supporting The Magic Science Quartet, featuring Henry Grimes, Marshall Allen, Avreeayl Ra and Ka.
  • 12/09/2015 – 19:15 – BBC Prom 76: Last Night of The Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London.
  • 30/07/2015 – post-promThe John Garner Quartet, Proms Lates, Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall. Featuring all original music.
  • 30/06/02015 – 11:30 – 12:15 – GSMD Jazz Final Recital, Milton Court Concert Hall, Barbican, London. John Garner, Giovanni Cacioppo, Matt Gedrych and Joe Pearson perform music by Lester Young, Luiz Bonfá, Thelonious Monk and more.
  • 12/06/2015 – 12:30 – Lunchtime Concert, LSO International Violin Festival, Jerwood Hall, LSO St. Luke’s. Mainly Two will be performing Daniel Kessner’s Cantiones Duarum Vocum, arranged especially for the contemporary violin duo. Presented by Rachel Leach, and also featuring other violinists from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, this is part of a series of lunchtime concerts which explore the violin.
  • 31/05/2015 – 18:30The Guastalla Quartet, Norwich Chapel Concerts, 64 Park Lane, Norwich. Programme to include works by Schumann, Boccherini & Bach.
  • 05/05/2015 – 13:00Mainly Two, St. Stephen Walbrook, Cannon Street, London. Programme to include new works for two violins.
  • 01/05/2015The Last Skeptik + live band, Shoreditch House, London.
  • 28/04/2015 – 20:00 – ‘Americuration’, Mainly Two @ Hackney Classical, The Russet, Hackney Downs. Hosted by NONCLASSICAL, Mainly Two presents contemporary music for two violins with an emphasis on American composers
  • 07/04/2015 – 13:00The Guastalla Quartet, St. Stephen Walbrook, Cannon Street, London. Programme to include works by Schumann & Boccherini.
  • 28/03/2015 – 20:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Printemps des Arts Festival, Auditorium Rainier III, Monte-Carlo. Led by Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo, the orchestra will be performing Symphony No. 5 by Sibelius, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the great Finnish composer’s birth.
  • 21/03/2015 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Works by Pierre Boulez. Yeree Suh – soprano, Thierry Fischer – conductor.
  • 13/03/2015 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Programme to include Duke Bluebeard’s Castle by Bartók. Kirill Karabits – conductor, Michelle DeYoung – Judith, Gábor Bretz – Bluebeard, João Henriques – director.
  • 07/03/2015 – 19:30 – 21:00 – Spun Through Shadows, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts.
  • 05/03/2015 – 19:30 – 21:00 – Spun Through Shadows, Featuring works by Cameron Graham, Jonathan Cole, Lizzi Kew Ross and Thea Stanton.
  • 28/02/2015 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Programme to include Bruckner Symphony No. 8. Leif Segerstam – conductor.
  • 07/02/2015 – 20:00 – 23:00 – Spun Through Shadows Collective feat. Ryo Ikeshiro & The Daisy Farris Dance Collective, TripSpace, London.
  • 31/01/2015 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Featuring Wolfgang Rihm’s Tutuguri. Leigh Melrose – Narrator, Kent Nagano – conductor.
  • 29/01/2015 – evening – Polaroid 85 @ The Forge, Camden.
  • 18/12/2014 – 20:00Project Avartan, Sage Gateshead. Featuring Rekesh Chauhan (piano), Alok Verma (percussion) and John Garner (violin & electronics).
  • 12/12/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Busoni Piano Concerto, Nielsen Symphony No. 2 and Rachmaninov Der Frühling. Conducted by Sakari Oramo, Garrick Ohlsson piano, Igor Golovatenko baritone.
  • 06/12/2014Spun Through Shadows (world premiere), Baylight, Queensway. Featuring The Guastalla Quartet, Verena Schneider and Gordon Raeburn.
  • 04/12/2014 – 20:00Change Ringing @ Limewharf, Vyner Street.
  • 28/11/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Schubert Symphony No. 4 ‘Tragic’, Mahler Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and Rott Symphony No. 1. Conducted by Marc Minkowski, Katarina Kaméus – mezzo-soprano.
  • 27/11/2014 – 20:00The Last Skeptik ‘I Don’t Even Like You’ E.P. Launch Party (with full band). Birthdays, 33-35 Stoke Newington Road. More info.
  • 24/10/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Strauss Don Juan and Stravinsky Firebird. Conducted by Sakari Oramo.
  • 17/10/2014 – 22/10/2014 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Tour of Spain.
  • 11/10/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Barbican Hall, London. Tchaikovksy Symphony No. 6, Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 & Nielsen Symphony No. 1. Conducted by Sakari Oramo.
  • 05/10/2014 – 19:30 – Total Immersion, John Tavener Remembered. Alexander Vedernikov, Marie Arnet, Brindley Sherratt, Nicolas Altstaedt and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Barbican Hall, London.
  • 24/09/2014 – 19:30 – Celebrating BBC Singers at 90, Barbican Hall, London. BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers, Andrew Litton & David Hill (conductors).
  • 19/09/2014 – 19:30 – The London African Music Festival, M.o.o.k Ensemble + Karama @ The Flyover, Ladbroke Grove.
  • 17/09/2014 – 19:30 The John Garner Quartet @ Swing Unlimited Jazz Club, Bournemouth.
  • 13/09/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Prom 76: Last Night of The Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London.
  • 11/09/2014 – 20:00 – M.o.o.k Ensemble, Oliver’s Jazz Bar, Greenwich.
  • 23/08/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Prom 49: Russian Fairy Tales, Royal Albert Hall, London. BBC Symphony Orchestra, Anu Komsi (soprano), Sakari Oramo (conductor).
  • 16/08/2014 – Change Ringing, Einstein’s Park, Green Man Festival, Glanusk Park, Wales.
  • 15/08/2014 – Change Ringing, Einstein’s Park, Green Man Festival, Glanusk Park, Wales.
  • 07/08/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Prom 28: Beethoven, Brett Dean & Stravinsky, Royal Albert Hall, London. BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Singers, Sakari Oramo (conductor).
  • 02/08/2014 – 14:50Polaroid 85, Farmfest, Gilcombe Farm, Somerset.
  • 28/07/2014 – 19:30 – BBC Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove, Royal Albert Hall, London. BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Chorus, Ingrid Fliter (piano), Josep Pons (conductor).
  • 06/07/2014 – evening – Norwich Chapel Concerts String Orchestra led by The Guastalla Quartet. Programme to include Metamorphosen by Strauss, Introduction & Allegro by Elgar, Elegy by Elgar and Coventry by Tausky.
  • 05/07/2014 – eveningThe Guastalla Quartet, Norwich Chapel Concerts, 64 Park Lane, Norwich. Programme to include works by Dvořák and Milhaud.
  • 30/06/2014 – 19:00The Guastalla Quartet, Studio Rabus, Karlsruhe, Germany. Programme to include works by Dvořák and Milhaud.
  • 29/06/2014 – 17:00The Guastalla Quartet, Saal der Heilsarmee, Bern, Switzerland. Programme to include works by Dvořák and Milhaud.
  • 27/06/2014 – 19:30 – ‘From the Soundhouse’, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Nymphea by Kaija Saariaho (performed by The Guastalla Quartet) and Twofold by Michael Oliva (performed by Mainly Two).
  • 26/06/2014 – eveningPolaroid 85 @ The Elgin, Notting Hill
  • 21/06/2014 – 21:30Project Avartan, Museu Fundação Oriente, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 19/06/2014 – 19:30 – Othon Mataragas + Special Guests, Pineal Launch Show, The Garage, London. More info.
  • 18/06/2014 – 19:30The Guastalla Quartet, Concert Window, Live Online Concert. Tune in for Milhaud and Dvořák from the comfort of your own living room. Click here to access the concert site and find out more.
  • 05/06/2014 – evening – Polaroid 85 @ 93 Feet East, London. Also featuring Talk In Colour and Pete Yelding.
  • 31/05/2014 – 20:30 – Polaroid 85, How The Light Gets In Festival, Hay-on-Wye.
  • 25/05/2014 – 18:00 – Mainly Two @ Zaha Hadid, ZHD Gallery, Barbican, London. New works for two violins by some of the top composers of the moment.
  • 24/05/2014 – 12:00 – M.o.o.K Ensemble, Daylight Music, Union Chapel, London.
  • 16/05/2014 – 20:30 – Mainly Two, Private event, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy.
  • 14/05/2014 – 20:30 – Mainly Two @ BLUorG, Bari, Italy. New and old works for two violins.
  • 13/05/2014 – 20:30 – Mainly Two @ Officine Ufo Casamassima, Puglia, Italy. New and old works for two violins.
  • 10/05/2014 – 19:30 – A Spring Celebration, Sampad South Asian Art, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton. Project Avartan will explore a soundscape of musical traditions infused with contemporary flavours, as well as some popular Bollywood numbers. Rekesh Chauhan (keys), Alok Verma (percussion) and John Garner (violin & electronics).
  • 09/05/2014 – 18:30 – Mainly Two Début Concert Part 2, Norfolk House Music Room, Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Programme to follow on from Part 1 (above).
    02/05/2014 – 18:30 – Mainly Two Début Concert Part 1, Norfolk House Music Room, Victoria & Albert Museum, London. An unusual programme exploring the relatively unknown music of two violins, including world premieres by some of the top contemporary composers of the moment.
  • 25/04/2014 – 30/04/2014 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Tour of Switzerland.
  • 24/03/2014 – 19:30 – Interplay Series: Bill Evans and the Impressionists, Kate Williams Trio & String Orchestra, Milton Court Concert Hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London. New orchestral arrangements of jazz pianist Bill Evans’ compositions interspersed with works by Ravel, Debussy and Satie.
  • 21/03/2014 – Wormfood @ Hootananny, Brixton, London. MC Xander, Double Drop, Polaroid 85 and DJ Bobby Gandalf live.
  • 12/03/2014 – 19:30 – Great Exhibitionists, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London. Kate Simko presents the Live Electronic Orchestra, featuring Mainly Two.
  • 04/03/2014 – Lucy Claire (with strings) at The Islington, Tolpuddle Street, London.
  • 04/03/2014 – 13:00 – The Guastalla Quartet, St. Stephen Walbrook, Cannon Street, London. Lunchtime recital, programme to include works by Shostakovich and Beethoven. Free entry.
  • 21/02/2014 – 18:00 – The Guastalla Quartet, Teatime Live Concert Series, Holy Cross Church, Cromer St, King’s Cross, London. Programme to include works by Shostakovich and Beethoven.
  • 11/02/2014 – Lost in the Manor, The Finsbury, Manor House, London. Lucy Claire featuring John Garner and Frédérique Legrand. Music also from Zosia, Mike Nisbet and Tom Savage.
  • 08/02/2014 – Polaroid 85 + DJ Bobby Gandalf @ The Canteen, Bristol.
  • 27/11/13 – 20:30 – The John Garner Quartet live @ the Swing Unlimited Jazz Club, The Riviera Hotel, Bournemouth. The JGQ perform their signature mix of jazz standards, arrangements of current hits, and original tunes.
  • 26/10/13 – 12:00 – Daylight Music, Union Chapel, London. Lucy Claire trio, performing music from her critically acclaimed debut EP ‘Suite’.
  • 28/09/2013 – 13/10/2013 – BBC Symphony Orchestra, Far East Tour.
  • 14/09/2013 – 19:30The Lobbus, Hundred Years Gallery, Hoxton.
  • 16/08/2013 – 18:30 – Prom: Tippett’s The Midsummer Marriage, BBC Singers, BBC Chorus and BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall, London. ‘One of today’s leading Tippett exponents, Sir Andrew Davis conducts the centrepiece of this summer’s Proms focus on Tippett’s music alongside Britten’s centenary.’
  • 10/08/2013 – 20:00 – Urban Classic Prom, Royal Albert Hall, London. ‘A dynamic meeting of musical cultures as conductor Jules Buckley brings together the BBC Symphony Orchestra with leading performers from the UK’s vibrant urban music scene.’
  • 02/08/2013 – BBC radio 3 10:45 p.m. – The Park Quartet, Proms Composer Portrait, Royal College of Music. Programme to include movements from Naresh Sohal’s String Quartet No. 1 & No. 3.
  • 20/07/2013 – 27/07/2013 – Dorset Opera Festival, Bryanston, Dorset. Performances of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman and Verdi’s La Traviata conducted by Jeremy Carnall and Phillip Thomas, directed by Paul Carr and Jonathan Miller.
  • 08/07/2013 – St. James’ Orchestra, Hampton Court Flower Show.
  • 28/06/2013 & 29/06/2013 – 19:30 – Music Coll festival 2013 Concerts, An Cridhe, Isle of Coll, PA78 6SY. Programmes to include Beethoven String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 in F and Haydn String Quartet Op. 64 No. 1 in C (Park Quartet).
  • 20/06/2013 – 13:10 – Lunchtime recital, Dartford Parish Church, Dartford, Kent. ‘Senescence,’ improvisation for violin, voice and electronics.
  • 15/06/2013 – Doors @ 19:00 – Polaroid 85 EP Launch, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, London.
  • 21/05/2013 – John Garner Quartet, private concert, One Mallord Street Gallery. John Garner – violin, Toby Nelms – piano, James Kenny – bass, Daniel Day – drums.
  • 19/05/2013 – 11:30 – Recital, Lauderdale House, Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill, London. Family friendly concert. John Garner (violin) & Clement Rooney (keys) perform music by artists as diverse as Massive Attack, Duke Ellington & Chick Corea. ‘A gentle fusion of violin, keys and subtle electronics.’
  • 08/05/2013 – 19:30 – ‘From the Soundhouse’, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include String Quartet No. 4 by Jonathan Harvey. John Garner & Marie Schreer – violin, Julian Fish – viola, Frederique Legrand – cello, Michael Oliva – electronics.
  • 24/04/2013 – 19:30 – ‘Singing a Song in a Foreign Land’, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music. Programme to include The Ellipse by Georg Tintner. Featuring the Park Quartet and Anna Rajah (soprano).
  • 10/04/2013 – 20:00 (pre-concert introduction 19:00) – ‘Singing a Song in a Foreign Land’, Goethe Institute, Paris, France. Programme to include The Ellipse by Georg Tintner and other works by Egon Wellesz and Kurt Weill. Featuring the Park Quartet and Anna Rajah (soprano).
  • 19/02/2013 – 19:30 – ‘From the Soundhouse’, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Different Trains by Steve Reich. John Garner & Marie Schreer – violin, Julian Fish – viola, George Ross – cello.
  • 12/02/2013 – 13:05 – ‘Awakenings’, Inner Parry Room, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Lutoslawski’s String Quartet (performed by the Park Quartet), and Gorécki’s 4 preludes, Op. 1.
  • 04/02/2013 – 19:45 – Woven Words “Music begins where words end”: Lutosławski Centenary 2013, Purcell Room, Southbank Centre. Programme to include quartets by Lutoslawski (performed by the Park Quartet), Roussel, Ligeti and Szymanowski.
  • 26/12/2012 – 10/01/2013 – Kent Sinfonia, New Year Tour of China.
  • 04/12/2012 – John Garner Quartet, private concert, One Mallord Street Gallery. Programme to include tunes by Django Reinhardt, Chick Corea & Thelonious Monk. John Garner – violin, Toby Nelms – piano, James Kenny – bass, Daniel Day – drums.
  • 18/10/2012 – 13:05 – Lunchtime Recital, Recital Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Louis Mander’s Sonata for Violin & Piano (world première). John Garner – violin, Ian Tindale – piano.
  • 14/10/2012 – 11:00 – Park Quartet, Classical Coffee Mornings, Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall. Programme to include works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and Maconchy.
  • 04/10/2012 – 19:30 – Classical Orchestra, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include music by Geminiani, Bach and Haydn. Christopher Hogwood – conductor; Rosanne Havel – soprano; Magdalena Loth-Hill, John Garner, Louisa Tatlow, George Ross – concertino.
  • 29/09/2012 – 20:00 – ‘Singing a Song in a Foreign Land’, Neustädtisches Palais, Schwerin, Germany.
  • 26/09/2012 – 19:30 (pre-concert talk – 18:30) – ‘Singing a Song in a Foreign Land’, Hans Gál ‘What A Life!’ Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. A celebration of Hans Gál featuring the Park Quartet.
  • 22/09/2012 – 19:30 – Park Quartet, Southwold Concert Series, St. Edmund’s Church, Southwold. Programme to include works by Haydn, Maconchy and Dvorak.
  • 12/09/2012 – 15/09/2012 – Abraxas String Ensemble, Bodrum Karnivali, Turkey.
  • 08/09/2012 – 19:30 – Bournville String Orchestra, Birmingham University. Programme to include Vasks’ Distant Light, soloist John Garner. Leader – John Garner.
  • 29/07/2012 – 12/08/2012 – Moritzburg Festival Orchestra, Moritzburg, Germany. Concertmaster – John Garner.
  • 17/08/2012 – 19/08/2012 – Combret Festival, France. Park Quartet in residence.
  • 08/07/2012 – 18:30 – RCM Big Band, Park Quartet & Stewart Copeland, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music. Orchestralli by Stewart Copeland.
  • 02/07/2012 – St. James’ Orchestra, Hampton Court Flower Show.
  • 20/06/2012 – 18:00 – London Olympic Years, Recital Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Elizabeth Maconchy’s String Quartet No. 5. Eunsley Park & John Garner (violin), Marie Schreer (viola), Ariana Kashefi (cello).
  • 17/05/2012 – 19:30 – New Perspectives, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Toby Nelms’ Ngalyod, Jonathon Harvey’s Bhakti.
  • 06/05/2012 – Polaroid 85 supporting Hidden Orchestra, XOYO, London.
  • 25/04/2012 – 14:30 – John Garner, Toby Nelms (piano), Daniel Day (drums), Adam Higgs (bass), Open Day, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include tunes by Charles Mingus, Django Reinhardt and Leonard Bernstein.
  • 19/04/2012 – 19:00 – British-EU Societies Diamond Jubilee Concert, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music. Featuring the Park Quartet.
  • 08/03/2012 – 13:05Lunchtime Recital, Recital Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Poulenc’s violin sonata, Michael Foyle. Claude Bolling’s Suite for violin & jazz trio and tunes by Monk, Corea and Reinhardt: John Garner (violin), James Kenny (double bass), Oli Patrick (kit), Toby Nelms (piano).
  • 23/02/2012 – 19:30 – Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra performs the music of Pascal Dusapin. Principal violin Sean Riley, co-principal violin John Garner.
  • 30/12/2011 – 02/01/2012 – Concerts in and around Alsace, France, with the European Vacation Chamber Orchestra. Principal violin John Garner.
  • 21/12/2011 – Polaroid 85 live at the O2 Arena, London. Part of December Sessions.
  • 16/11/2011 – 18:00 – Evening recital, Recital Hall, Royal College of Music. Programme to include Fazil Say Sonata for violin & piano, John Garner (violin) & Craig Greene (piano).
  • 12/11/2011 – 19:30 – Parry Orchestra, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music. Principal violin John Garner. Programme to include Polovtsian Dances by Borodin.
  • 02/11/2011 – Dohnanyi Piano Quintet, Royal College of Music. Park Quartet featuring pianist Craig Greene.
  • 22/10/2011 – 27/10/2011 – Concerts in Novi Sad, Belgrade, Banja Luka & Sarajevo with the European Student Chamber Orchestra. Programme to include Bach’s Concerto for two violins in D-minor – soloists Pierre Amoyal & John Garner/Alice Milan.
  • 07/10/2011 & 08/10/2011 – 19:30 – Music For You, Kidderminster Town Hall, Kidderminster. Soloist with the West Midland Light Orchestra. Performing ‘Someone To Watch Over Me’.
  • 10/09/2011 & 11/09/2011 – 18:30 – Wailers Tribute Concert, Hackney Empire, London. Appearing on stage alongside Reggae legends including Junior Marvin & Lloyd Brown.
  • 08/09/2011 – 17:00 – Garnish Trio live at John Lewis, Oxford Street, London. Part of London Fashion Week.
  • 03/09/2011 – 19:30 – Bournville Strings Orchestra, Barber Institute, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Programme to include Elgar’s Introduction & Allegro, quartet leader John Garner.
  • 08/08/2011 – 20:00 – The Virtuoso Violin International Festival, Holy Trinity Church Stratford-upon-Avon. The Stratford Virtuosi Orchestra. Programme to include David Diamond’s ‘Rounds’ and Vivaldi’s Concerto for 4 violins.
  • 06/08/2011 – 19:30 – Virtuoso Violin International Festival, Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI School, programme includes movements from Claude Bolling’s Suite for violin & jazz trio.
  • 21/05/2011 – 13:00 – Wigmore Hall, London. British Premieres In celebration of the 110th season. The Park Quartet, Eunsley Park (violin), John Garner (violin), Rebecca Dyson (viola), Ariana Kashefi (cello), with Joana Vieira on piano. Programme to include Elgar Quintet for piano and string quartet in A minor Op.84.
  • 29/03/2011 – 13:05 – St. Giles Church, London. John Garner plays music by Mozart and J.S. Bach.
  • 24/03/2011 – 13:05 – Royal College of Music, Recital Hall. Classical music performance featuring John Garner and Agata Darashkaite on violin, and Joana Vieira on piano. Mozart, Ravel and Paganini. Royal College of Music.
  • 20/11/2010 – 19:30 – United Reformed Church, Antrobus Street, Congleton, Cheshire. Concert in memory of Ruth & Bill Thomas and in aid of Cancer Research. John Garner (violin) and Genevieve Brothwood (cello), with the Kingsfield Singers.
  • 22/10/2010 – 20:00 – St. James Theatre, St. Peter Port, Guernsey. Les Chansonelles present an evening of song, performing a repertoire of light classical and popular songs with violin and cello adding a string contrast. Special guests John Garner (violin) and Genevieve Brothwood (cello).
  • 13/10/2010 – 19:30 – Chamber Music Centre Stage, Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London. The Park Quartet: Eunsley Park (violin), John Garner (violin), Rebecca Dyson (viola), Ariana Kashefi (cello). The RCM’s prestigious chamber music showcase series in the stunning surroundings of the Britten Theatre.
  • 09/08/2010 – 20:00 – The Virtuoso Violin International Festival, Holy Trinity Church Stratford-upon-Avon. The Stratford Virtuosi Orchestra. Programme to include world premier of The Blue Violin by Robert Mathew-Walker, soloist John Garner.
  • 07/08/2010 – 19:30 – Virtuoso Violin International Festival, Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI School, programme includes Elgar Sonata for violin & piano.
  • 20/06/2010 – 11:30 – Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, London. John Garner violin, Alison Rhind piano. Programme includes Elgar Sonata for violin & piano, Martinu Sonatina for violin & piano.
  • 08/08/2009 – 19:00 – Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon. The Virtuoso Violin Festival. Participants from around the world perform a varied repertoire from solo Bach to Classical sonatas, Romantic concertos and showpieces.
  • 18/04/2009 – 19:00 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Canoldir Male Voice Choir together with choirs from Penybont Fawr, Shrewsbury, Leigh (Essex), Kidderminster, Cardiff Arms Park, Dowlais, Kenfig Hill, Neath; 41st Annual Canoldir Concert, 1st Anglo-Welsh Festival. Special guests Les Chansonelles from Guernsey, Guest Solo Violinist John Garner
  • 14/12/2008 – 19:00 – Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham. Canoldir Male Choir 2008 Festival for Christmas. Special guest Helen French (Semi-finalist BBC “Nancy” programme), Guest Solo Violinist John Garner.
  • 11/07/2008 – 20:00 – Virtuoso Violin International Festival, orchestral concert, Stratford Virtuosi Orchestra in Holy Trinity Church Stratford. Programme: Barber, Adagio for Strings: Vivaldi, Summer & Autumn from the Four Seasons: Smirnov, Partita No. 4 for Violin and Strings ( British Premier ) soloist John Garner: Holst, St. Paul’s Suite.
  • 09/08/2008 – 19:00 – Virtuoso Violin International Festival, soloist’s concert King Edward’ VI School Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • 16/05/2008 – 19:00 – St. John’s & St. Peter’s Church, Ladywood, Birmingham. The Vaughan Williams Players tribute to Vaughan Williams. Programme included ‘The Lark Ascending’, soloist John Garner, and a new orchestral work by Andrew Browning.
  • 16/03/2008 – The Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham. Academy Chamber Orchestra; Prokofiev Violin Concerto No 2 in G minor (soloist John Garner).
  • 01/07/2007 – 19:30 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham. Save the Children charity concert. Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D, 1st mvt. (soloist John Garner) together with Elmhurst Ballet and the King Edward’s School Symphony Orchestra, Chopin Nocturne (soloist Jinah Shim), Mendelssohn Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • 03/03/2007 – 19:30 – Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire. Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D – soloist John Garner, with the King Edward’s School Symphony Orchestra.
  • 05/03/2006 – 15:00 – Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire. King Edward’s School Symphony Orchestra, soloist John Garner. Scheherazade by Rimsky Korsakov.