Performer: Enrico Alvares Violin

A performance of, and exploratory talk about, one of the most revered pieces in Western classical music. The event reflects almost fifty years of Enrico's ongoing relationship with the piece and will include a Q&A session.

Suitable for all ages

Special offer* - to celebrate the launch of an extended programme of Music in the Museum, where Wardown House now hosts jazz concerts in addition to classical. Book 3 or more events from the series and save 30% (tickets must be purchased in a single transaction).


Enrico’s musical studies began at the age of three – with lessons from his father, also a professional musician. After studying at the Purcell School and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and extensive quartet coaching from all four members of the Amadeus Quartet, he was invited to become a member of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, where he stayed for ten years.

During this time he worked closely with all three of its artistic directors – Sir Neville Marriner, Iona Brown, and Ken Sillito – and with a roster of the world’s greatest soloists and singers. He has also played with the other major British orchestras and is a regular in the London commercial recording studios.

Enrico is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.


  • Sunday, July 28, 2019

Wardown House

Wardown House, Museum and Gallery is situated in the beautiful landscaped Wardown Park, on the outskirts of Luton town centre. The house was formerly the home of the Scargill family, then a military hospital and is now a museum and gallery.

Step back in time and glimpse an insight into a wealthy family home during the Victorian period. Explore the different rooms with hands-on displays for a fully immersive experience. The museum tells the story of Luton’s transformation into the exciting and diverse town it is today.

The museum also houses a range of displays throughout the building, including the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Gallery and the popular Luton Life Gallery.

The museum underwent a redevelopment during 2016, reopening in April 2017. Wardown House, Museum and Gallery also holds events and activities for all ages and interests throughout the year.

Venue Hire

Wardown House has a range of rooms that can be hired for your meetings, training days, drinks receptions and events in the gorgeous surroundings of Wardown Park. See Venue Hire for more information.


To become part of Wardown House's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at

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