Netherby Hall Concert

Callum Smart, Violin & Harvey Davies, Piano

Friday 18th February 2022- 6:30pm

Callum Smart is quickly developing an international reputation as one of Britain’s finest young violinists and an innovative pedagogue, combining his professorship at the RNCM with his following of 40k+ followers on Instagram, creating unique insights into the art of violin playing. He is celebrated for the sincerity of his singing line, combining ‘brilliant technique with the confidence to take risks’ (Bachtrack) and his ‘utterly convincing’ interpretations (BBC Music Magazine). Recognised as a rising star since winning the BBC Young Musician strings category and being the top European prize-winner at the Menuhin Competition in 2010, Smart now enjoys concert appearances with the UK’s leading orchestras, including re- invitations to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Harvey Davies studied the piano with Helen Davies and David Parkhouse then with Ryszard Bakst at the Royal Northern College of Music. His career as a chamber musician has taken him to four continents and throughout the UK. Harvey is a Fellow in Historical Performance and a staff pianist at the RNCM and teaches at Chetham’s School of Music. He has collaborated with many eminent musicians including the Alberni, Benyounes, Callino and Carducci Quartets, Atar Arad, Alison Balsom, James Bowman, Rebecca Evans, James Gilchrist, Tony Halstead, Janet Hilton, Guy Johnston, Jennifer Pike and Elena Urioste and as a freelance player, Harvey has worked with the Hallé Orchestra, RLPO, Manchester Camerata, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Manchester Collective and the contemporary music group Ensemble 10/10.

Callum Smart, Violin at Netherby Hall Concert

Concert hosted at Netherby Hall

Date: Friday 18th February 2022

Time: 6:30pm

Price: £15 Adults; £0 Under 26

Dinner £35 (pre-booking only)

Concert Programme

  • Schubert, Duo in A D574
  • Clara Schumann, 3 Romances Op. 22
  • Fritz Kreisler, Caprice Viennois Op. 22
  • ~Interval~
  • Korngold, Sonata in G Op. 6

Live Concerts at Netherby Hall are hosted in conjunction with Absolute Classics, a charity connecting connects individuals with the world’s finest music.

Netherby Hall Orangery - Dinner with Concert Absolute Classics
Dinner for Friday 18th February

2 Course dinner, with a glass of wine. 

Duck Breast cooked in honey with marinated peppers, coriander and shitake mushrooms


Spinach and Ricotta Tortellini with pesto cream sauce (v)

Trio of Desserts (seasonal)

Dietary requirements can be accommodated on request. Please email

The location for the event, Netherby Hall, is located in the beautiful countryside of Cumbria.

Concert at Oak Hall - Netherby Hall Concert 2021

Your drive to the event will be packed with long and quiet roads, boasting personality as you cruise through the countryside.