Ellipsis enjoys creating programmes with a twist, to suit different venues and occasions.  They perform a wide variety of repertoire from Baroque to newly commissioned works and welcome the opportunity to discuss programming ideas with promoters.  They often collaborate with guest artists and are also keen supporters of commissioning and performing new music.

Sample Programmes:

Johann Joachim Quantz – Trio Sonata in C minor (fl, ob, pno)
Philippe Gaubert
 – Madrigal (fl & pno)
Robert Schumann
– Three Romances Op 94 (ob & pno)
Dirk-Michael Kirsch – Trio Pastoral (fl, cor anglais & pno)

J S Bach
– Sonata in G minor BWV1020 (fl & pno)
Wolgang Amadeus Mozart – Concert Aria K538, ‘Ah se in ciel, benigne stelle(arr ob & pno)
Giacomo Puccini – ‘Vissi d’arte’ from Tosca (arr for solo piano)
Madeleine Dring
– Trio (fl, ob, pno)

.  .  .

Giovanni Platti – Trio Sonata in G major (fl, ob, pno)
Claude Debussy – Syrinx (solo flute)
Benjamin Britten -  Pan, Niobe & Bacchus from Six Metamorphoses after Ovid (solo ob)
Thea Musgrave – Trio (fl, ob, pno)

Johann Sebastian Bach – Trio Sonata in G major BWV1039 (fl, ob, pno)
Edvard Grieg – Notturno Op 24 (solo pno)
Ian Clark – Great Train Race (solo fl)
Jeffrey Agrell – Blues for DD (ob & pno)
Emil Kronke – Deux Papillons, Op 165 (arr fl, ob, pno)

. . . with mezzo-soprano

Georg Friedrich Handel - Mi palpita il cor (mezzo, fl, pno)
Vaughan Williams – Ten Blake Songs (selection from) (ob & mezzo)
Richard Strauss
Morgen, Allerseelen (mezzo, pno)
Susie Self
– Dymock Dreams (Ellipsis new commission for fl, ob, pno & mezzo )

Roger Quilter  – Now sleeps the Crimson Petal, Fair house of Joy (mezzo, pno)
Herbert Howells – King David (mezzo, pno)
Philippe Gaubert – Tarantelle (fl, ob, pno)
Jerome Kern – Can’t help lovin’ dat man (arr fl, ob, mezzo, pno)
George Gershwin – Foggy Day (arr fl, ob, mezzo, pno)

Ellipsis Trio