Artists appearing during 2021/22

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7 October 2021, Bunyan Meeting

Stile Antico

Stile Antico is firmly established as one of the world's most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Working without a conductor, its twelve members have thrilled audiences on four continents with their fresh, vibrant and moving performances of Renaissance polyphony.

Toward the Dawn programme trailer


Stile Antico website

Mehboob Nadeem

20 January 2022, Bunyan Meeting

Mehboob Nadeem, sitar

Mehboob Nadeem was born into an illustrious family of traditional musicians of the Agra Gharana. A gifted artist, Mehboob possesses a keen aesthetic sense and a mature appreciation of the classical raga.  His performances are truly unique and inspiring and have enthralled audiences across three continents.


Mehboob Nadeem website

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24 February 2022, St Paul's Church

William Vann, piano

A multiple prize-winning conductor and pianist, William Vann is Artistic Director of Bedford Music Club and the London English Song Festival; Director of Music at the Royal Hospital Chelsea; and Music Director of Dulwich Choral Society.

Vaughan Williams Linden Lea


William Vann website

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11 November 2021, St Paul's Church

Ben Goldscheider, horn

Nominated by the Barbican as an ECHO Rising Star, during the 2021/22 season Ben Goldscheider gives recitals at major concert halls including the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Wiener Musikverein, Hamburg Elbphilharmonie and Koln Philharmonie.


Ben Goldscheider website


20 January 2022, Bunyan Meeting

Gurdain Rayatt, tabla

Gurdain Rayatt is one of Europe's finest young tabla players. Though UK-based, his style incorporates a vast expanse of ideas from the Punjab, Benares and Farukhabad gharanas. Gurdain's projects include work with leading orchestras such as the Philharmonia. 

Gurdain at Darbar Festival


Gurdain Rayatt website

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24 March 2021, St Paul's Church

Phoenix Piano Trio

The Phoenix Piano Trio is established as one of today's leading ensembles, bringing together three renowned players and praised for performances with a 'musical narrative of tremendous, involving depth' (Financial Times).


Phoenix Piano Trio website

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11 November 2021, St Paul's Church

Huw Watkins, piano

Huw Watkins regularly features on BBC Radio Three, both as a performer and as a composer. Described by the Financial Times as 'one of the most rounded composer-musicians in the UK', Huw now teaches composition at the Royal Academy of Music.

Huw Watkins' Lament


Huw Watkins website

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24 February 2022, St Paul's Church

Gareth Brynmor John, baritone

Baritone Gareth Bynmor John held a choral scholarship at St John's College Cambridge and completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Music.  He won the Kathleen Ferrier prize in 2013 and has since established a significant career successfully striding the worlds of opera, oratorio and art song.


Gareth Bynmor John website

Connaught Brass

28 April 2022, Bunyan Meeting

Connaught Brass

British quintet Connaught Brass were winners of the inaugural Philip Jones International Brass Competition in 2019.  Made up from students of The Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Connaught are steadily building an international reputation.


Connaught Brass website