Music at Matrix

Music at Matrix is a series of concerts organised by Rossella Rubini at Matrix Arts Centre. This is an educational charity which provides a warm and friendly environment for children and adults to explore the arts.  Founded by Lindsay MacKenzie and George Taylor in 1989, the school has been providing a refreshing musical start to hundreds of students. 

MUSIC AT MATRIX is a series of concerts that aims to enrich and broaden the cultural activities available to the local community, and to foster students’ engagement with music by exposing them to high-calibre, professional musicians. Moreover, these events aim to support the musical profession at large, ensuring that performers receive adequate remuneration for their work, reflecting  their perseverance, passion and dedication to their profession. 

Rossella Rubini can be contacted directly on this email: This email is just for the concert series, please use the office email for all other enquiries:






Sunday 17th June: Mariangela Vacatello

Born in Naples (Italy), Mariangela is recognised worldwide as an exceptionally gifted artist: Second Prize at the Franz Liszt International Piano Competition in 1999 at the age of 17; Finalist and Worldwide Audience Award at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition; 1st Prize Top of the World International Piano Competition 2009, Laureate Prize Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in 2007. She performed at the Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Walt Disney Hall, Montpellier Festival, Weill Hall in NYC, Oriental Centre in Shanghai.



Sunday 28th January: Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo

Julian and Dan graduated in July 2016 at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Distinction .

In June 2017 they were awarded second place at the Guitar Foundation of America’s International Ensemble Competition (Los Angeles) and the 2016 Royal Academy of Music’s Club Prize. The duo have performed extensively around the UK, including at Wigmore Hall, St. James’ Piccadilly,  St. John’s Smith Square, Courtauld Gallery, Kings Place (London Guitar Festival), The Sage (North-East Guitar Festival), Bath Guitar Festival, Shrewsbury Guitar Festival and Colston Hall (Bristol).


Sunday 24th September: David Mears (clarinet) & Joseph Cummings (piano)

David Mears (clarinet) and Joseph Cummings (piano) have both recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Music of London.
Their concert music ranges from the classic repertoire for clarinet and piano to some popular pieces for piano solo.


Sunday 11th June: Colli&Rubini Duo (piano duet)


The Colli&Rubini Duo is a piano duet founded by Martina Colli and Rossella Rubini. Their large repertoire includes classical music as well as original transcriptions by Martina of pieces taken from jazz, famous symphonic works and even pop music.

A short excerpt is available here:

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Matrix Arts Centre
15 - 17 The Nursery
Sutton Courtenay
OX14 4UA

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Tel: 01235 847264