About TMC

 

Founded in 1962, Tonbridge Music Club(TMC) is a Registered Charity (No. 264447). TMC presents a season of concerts,  by world-class artists each year between October and May in Tonbridge, Kent. Over the years, audiences have enjoyed performances of the highest artistic standards by internationally renowned musicians and have also had the opportunity of hearing young award-winning performers at the outset of their careers. TMC also arranges occasional pre-concert talks and masterclasses.  TMC is affiliated to Making Music – the National Federation of Music Societies.

For more information about how to become a members or to purchase tickets for individual concerts  go to TMC Box Office

President: Paul Lewis CBE

Artists engaged since TMC was founded in 1962

Aeolian Quartet (1963-4)
Alban Berg Quartet (1983-4)
Alberni Quartet (1976-7)
Albion Ensemble (1993-4)
John Alldis Choir (1981-2)
Allegri Quartet (1980-1; 2002-3)
Allegri Singers (1986-7)
Nicolas Altstaedt (2013-4)
Amadeus String Quartet (1966-7)
Amici Quartet (1965-6)
Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra Wind Ensemble (2012-3)
Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet  (1991-2; 1996-7)
Katya Apekisheva (2011-2)
Apollo Saxophone Quartet (1994-5)
Arcadia Quartet (2015-6)
Cecil Aronowitz (1972-3; 1974-5)
Aronowitz Ensemble (2009-10)
Arriaga Quartet (1972-3)
Alexander Baillie (1985-6)
The Aurora Ensemble (2013-4)
Janet Baker (1969-70)
Beaux Arts Trio (1972-3)
Belcea Quartet (2002-3; 2010-11)
William Bennett (1972-3; 1980-1; 1995-6)
Clifford Benson (1980-1; 1982-3; 1983-4;  1991-2; 1995-6)
John Bingham (1994-5)
Stephen Bishop (1965-6; 1967-8)
Gordon Black (1999-00)
James Blades (1976-7)
Robin Blaze (2002-3)
Carlos Bonnell Ensemble (1980-1; 1985-6)
Borodin String Quartet (1987-8)
Ian Bostridge (1996-7)
Maurice Bourgue (1984-5)
Julian Bream (1964-5; 1995-6)
Adrian Brendel (2002-3; 2005-6)
Alfred Brendel (2002-3)
Britten Quartet (1992-3)
The Britten-Pears Ensemble (2010-11)
Alan Brown (1986-7)
Ian Brown (1984-5; 1993-4; 2000-1)
Stuart Buchanan (1983-4)
Busch Trio (2015-6)
Camden Wind Quartet (1968-9)
Fiona Cameron (1965-6)
Capricorn Ensemble (1983-4)
The Cardinall’s Musick (2005-6)
Casals String Quartet (2000-1)
Chamber Ensemble of London (2013-4)
Shura Cherkassky (1970-1)
Chilingirian Quartet (1977-8; 1983-4;  1989-90)
Chilingirian Octet (1986-7)
Allan Clayton (2009-10)
Nigel Clayton (1993-4)
The Clifton Trio (1969-70)
Collegiate Wind Ensemble (1995-6; 1998-9)
Michael Collins (1985-6)
Concertone (1986-7)
Brian Rayner Cook  (1991-2)
Imogen Cooper (1982-3)
Douglas Craig (1966-7)
Simon Crawford-Phillips (2008-9)
Peter Croser (1971-2)
Diana Cummings (1965-6)
Daniel Trio (1992-3)
Maria de la Pau (1969-70)
Desmond Dupré (1966-7)
Deller Consort (1978-9)
Delmé Quartet (1979-80)
Nikolai Demidenko  (1991-2)
Divertimenti (2003-4)
Dolmetsch Trio (1964-5)
Domus Piano Quartet  (1991-2)
Doric String Quartet (2010-11)
Jacqueline du Pré (1965-6)
Early Music Group of London (1969-70; 1979-80)
Edinburgh Quartet (1964-5)
Elias String Quartet (2009-10; 2012-3; 2013-4)
Osian Ellis (1972-3; 1974-5)
Empire Brass (1993-4)
Endellion String Quartet (1994-5)
English Chamber Orchestra Wind Ensemble (2006-7)
The English Concert (1982-3)
Ensemble 360 (2011-12)
Ensemble Bash (1998-9)
EUBO (2008-9)
I Fagiolini (1997-8)
Fibonacci Sequence (2001-2)
Fine Arts Brass (2014-5)
The Finzi Singers (1995-6)
Florestan Trio (1997-8; 2001-2)
Florilegium (2002-3; 2011-2; 2015-6)
Peter Frankl (1980-1; 2002-3)
John Francis Trio (1963-4)
Jacquelyn Fugelle
Gabrieli Quartet (1981-2)
José Gallardo (2013-4)
Galliard Ensemble (2004-5)
Gaudier Ensemble  (1990-1; 2003-4)
Evelyn Glennie  (1989-90)
Gould Piano Trio (2014-5)
Alasdair Graham (1966-7)
Janice Graham (1999-00)
Amy Green (2014-5)
Ilya Gringolts (2003-4)
Guildhall String Ensemble (1987-8)
Hagen String Quartet (1988-9)
Nicola Hall (1993-4)
Louis Halsey Singers (1975-6)
The Hanover Harmonie (1997-8)
Maurice Hasson (1984-5)
Hausmusik of London (1999-00)
Heath Quartet (2015-6)
Angela Hewitt (2002-3; 2009-10)
Heinz Holliger (1977-8)
Peter Holman (2003-4)
Holst Singers (2002-3)
Anthony Hopkins (1964-5; 1975-6)
Louise Hopkins (1999-00)
Tim Horton (2005-6)
Stephen Hough (2003-4)
Alina Ibraimova (2014-5)
Steven Isserlis (1993-4; 1998-9; 2006-7)
Jaye Consort of Viols (1967-8)
Jerusalem String Quartet (2008-9)
Emma Johnson (1996-7)
Joyful Company of Singers (1992-3; 2000-1)
Martin Jones (1999-00)
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1967-8; 1976-7)
Sharona Joshua (1997-8)
Jubilate Brass Quintet (2004-5)
Gary Karr  (1991-2)
Peter Katin (1968-9; 1971-2)
Nigel Kennedy (1980-1)
Christopher Keyte (1978-9)
Thea King (1974-5)
The King’s Consort (1994-5; 2001-2)
Emma Kirkby  (1990-1)
Ralph Kirshbaum (1981-2; 1982-3; 2002-3)
Colette Kling (1984-5)
Kungsbacka Piano Trio (2006-7)
Min-Jin Kym (1999-00)
Piers Lane (1985-6; 1998-9)
Stephen Layton (2002-3)
John Lenehan (1996-7)
Leopold String Trio (2000-1; 2004-5)
Leporello Quartet (2012-3)
Paul Lewis  (2001-2; 2005-6; 2006-7; 2008-9; 2012-3)
Jack Liebeck (2011-2)
Light Blues (1981-2)
John Lill (1981-2; (1999-00)
The Lindsays (2001-2; 2004-5)
Tasmin Little (1998-9)
London Brass  (1990-1)
London Conchord Ensemble (2010-11)
London Concertante (2009-10)
London Mozart Players Ensemble (2000-1)
London Music Group (1978-9)
London Saxophone Quartet (1978-9)
London Virtuosi (1973-4)
London Winds  (1989-90; 2000-1)
Iris Loveridge (1963-4; 1966-7)
Joanna Lunn (1997-8)
Radu Lupu (1994-5; 2000-1)
Benjamin Luxon (1980-1)
Joanna MacGregor (1997-8)
George Malcolm (1972-3)
Christopher Maltman (1999-00)
Magnard Ensemble (2015-6)
Elin Manahan Thomas (2015-6)
Manning Trio (1986-7)
Malcolm Martineau (1999-00)
Rachel Masters (1981-2)
Denis Matthews (1965-6; 1969-70)
Marylebone Wind Quintet (2011-2)
Catherine May (1988-9)
Marius May (1978-9)
Gina McCormack (1993-4)
Paul McKensie (2014-5)
Medici String Quartet (1994-5; 1998-9)
Yehudi Menuhin pupils (1967-8)
Jonathan Miller (1979-80)
Angela Moore (1987-8)
Gerald Moore (1968-9)
Philip Moore (2008-9)
David Munro (1969-70)
Muse Piano Quintet (2011-2)
Musicians of the Globe (2003-4)
Nash Ensemble (1988-9; 1992-3; 1996-7)
Alice Neary (2009-10)
Brian Newbould (2002-3)
The Lindsays (2001-2)
New London Consort (1992-3; (1999-00)
New London Singers (1984-5;  1988-9)
New London Wind Ensemble (1982-3)
Christopher Osborn (1978-9)
Stephen Osbourne (2011-2)
Cécile Ousset (1984-5)
Igor Ozim (1986-7)
Mark Padmore (2003-4)
Manoug Parikian (1969-70)
David Parkhouse Trio
Parley of Instruments (2003-4)
Ian Partridge (1972-3; 1978-9)
Jennifer Partridge (1972-3; 1978-9)
Gyorgy Pauk (1981-2)
St Paul’s Wind Quartet (1984-5)
Pavel Haas String Quartet (2006-7)
Antony Pay
Peter Pears (1975-5)
Pepys Singers  (1990-1)
Murray Perahia (1977-8)
Petersen Quartet (1996-7)
Michala Petri (1983-4)
Gervase de Peyer (1965-6)
Philip Pickett (1992-3; 1999-00; 2003-4)
Trevor Pinnock (1982-3)
Trevor Pinnock & Friends (2015-6)
Phantasm (2011-2)
Lawrence Power (2008-9)
Prague String Quartet (1970-1)
Purcell Consort of Voices (1966-7; 1970-1)
Purcell Singers
David Pyatt (1999-00)
Anne Queffelec (1982-3)
Raphael Ensemble (1995-6)
Razumovsky Ensemble (2008-9)
Huw Rhys-Evans (1988-9)
Duncan Robertson (1965-6)
Marisa Robles (1967-8)
Marisa Robles Trio (1976-7)
Pascal Rogé (1998-9)
Michael Roll (1975-6;  1989-90)
Anthony Rooley  (1990-1)
Martin Roscoe (2005-6)
Evelyn Rothwell (1966-7)
Royal String Quartet (2011-12)
Linda Russell (1981-2)
Gillian Sansom(1982-3)
Heinrich Schiff (1988-9)
Rosalind Shanks (1994-5)
The Scholars (1972-3)
Shaun Sellings (1987-8)
La Serenissima (2014-5)
Connie Shih (2006-7)
John Shirley-Quirk (1967-8)
Sitkovetsky Trio (2010-11)
The Sixteen (2010-11)
Škampa Quartet (2005-6)
Smetana Quartet (1968-9)
Julia Somerville (2014-5)
Songmakers’ Almanac (1984-5)
Crispian Steele-Perkins  (1989-90; 2003-4)
Mark Steinberg (2001-2)
Richard Stilgoe (1998-9)
Kathryn Stott (1985-6)
Yevgeny Sudbin (2003-4; 2013-4)
Ju Hee Suh (1987-8)
David Swift (1994-5; 1998-9)
Takacs Quartet (1985-6; 2013-4)
Tel Aviv Quartet (1975-6)
Cédric Tiberghien (2014-5)
Patsy Toh yi Lung (1964-5)
Tokyo String Quartet (2008-9)
Paul Tortelier (1971-2)
Trio Sonnerie (1995-6)
Fou Ts’ong (1973-4)
Barry Tuckwell Trio (1971-2)
Mitsuko Uchida (2001-2; 2012-3)
Mazuko Ushioda (1972-3; 1976-7)
Vanbrugh String Quartet (1999-00; 2003-4)
Tamas Vasary (1979-80; 1985-6)
Vegh Quartet (1971-2)
Vellinger String Quartet (1997-8)
Roger Vignoles (1972-73; 74-75; 76-77; 7; 82-83;  87-88;  88-89; 96-97; 2003-4; 2009-10; 2014-5)
Helen Walker (1979-80)
Sarah Walker (1987-8)
The Wallace Collection (2001-2)
Christina Ward (1977-8)
Jennifer Ward-Clarke (1963-4)
Huw Watkins (2008-9; 2009-10)
Paul Watkins (2009-10)
Elizabeth Watts (2009-10)
Well-Tempered Singers (1963-4)
Moray Welsh (1974-5; 1976-7)
Wilhelm Quartet (2012-3)
Roderick Williams (2014-5)
Rae Woodland (1965-6)
Gabriel Woolf (1992-3)
Patricia Wright (1983-4)
Sangsic Yang  (1990-1)
Narciso Yepes (1970-1)
Zephyr Ensemble (1977-8)
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