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Howarth Artists' Concerts


13th October 2018
Judith Weir Oboe Concerto - premiere performance

Enjoy the premiere performance of Judith Weir's new Oboe Concerto, written for, and performed by Celia Craig, principal oboe of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra.

The Conceto starts just after 23:00 minutes into the concert.


Thursday 6th December 2018, 7.30pm
Celebrating the life of Neil Black OBE
Venue: Wigmore Hall, London

The programme will include music by Bach, Barber, Mozart & Beethoven, performed by Jonathan Kelly (oboe), Roderick Williams (baritone), and the Endellion Quartet.

Tickets via the Wigmore Hall website.

For a flyer in PDF format, please click here.


Events and Exhibitions


31 October 2018
Spooky Bassoons on Halloween with Laurence Perkins and Anthea Wood
Venue: Regent Hall, 275 Oxford St, Mayfair, London W1C 2DJ

'Spooky Bassoons' is two events in one:

A workshop and ensemble session for adult amateur bassoonists.

Help with reed adjustment and technical tips, plus a chance to play fantastic bassoon ensembles! All playing levels are welcome. Course fee is just £20 for the afternoon and evening - fantastic value! Adult players should apply via the on-line application form.

A free-admission introduction for school-age musicians who don't play the bassoon!

Come and try a bassoon for the first time! Here is your chance to find out about a really fantastic instrument which is fun, has lots of music to play. School-age musicians need to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian - all free admission! The Introduction to the Bassoon will be at 6pm - drop in any time before then, have your first go at bassoon playing, and join in the Chorus of Demons reed choir! No previous experience or skills needed, and you'll be given a free reed to blow spooky sounds with!.

Tickets and more information from contacts below.


Saturday 10 November 2018
Howarth at DUBBELTAVDUBBELT 2018 in Malmö, Sweden
Venue: Musikhögskolan i Malmö, Rosenbergsalen

We will be exhibiting our Oboes and cors anglais at "DUBBELTAVDUBBELT 2018" at the Musikhögskolan i Malmö, Rosenbergsalen. "Dubbeltavdubbelt" is Sweden's largest doublereed day where doublereed players of all ages can meet. We play doublereedensemble, try new instruments, eat pizza, attend masterclasses, listen to concerts and have a great day. If you want to download sheet music and practice for the ensemble playing you can find it if you click "noter" on the Dubbeltavdubbelt website.

The exhibition of instruments and accessories will be open from 10.00 - 18.00. Registration at 09.30

Tel: +44 20 7935 2407

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th November 2018
Howarth in Hong Kong with China Prosperous Music
Venue: Rm 906 Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong

Howarth of London are exhibiting their oboes and cors anglais with China Properous Music.

  • 16/11 (Fri) 6:00pm - 8.00pm
  • 17/11 (Sat) 11:00am - 7.00pm
  • 18/11 (Sun) 11:00am - 7.00pm

Exhibition of Howarth instruments with Howarth director Jeremy Walsworth. Jeremy will be available with China Prosperous Music to advise on all things oboe!

Try the full range of Howarth instruments from student to professional Oboes and English Horns. All instruments will be available for sale.

For a flyer in PDF format, please click here.

For orders and enquiries, please contact Alice Wong of China Prosperous Music Hong Kong at the e-mail address or phone number below.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Tel: +852 6505 6328

7th - 17th November 2018
Lübeck Oboe Exhibition
Venue: Meisterwerkstatt Für Oboen-Eva Ries, Engelsgrube 81, 23552 Lübeck, Germany

You are able to see our Howarth oboes and English Horns at the Meisterwerkstatt Für Oboen-Eva Ries from 7th to 17th November 2018. Our specialist Michael Britton will be in Lübeck specifically on Friday 16th & Saturday17th November and will be happy to talk about all aspects of our instruments. You are warmly invited to visit and try our wide range of student and professional instruments during this time.

The exhibition is open Monday-Friday 10.00-13.00 & 15.00-18.00. Saturday/Sunday 11.00-18.00.

For a programme in PDF format, please click here.

Tel: +44 20 7935 2407

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