Forthcoming Events

Evening Recital

UPDATE: Due to illness, Elias won't be able to perform for this concert. Florence will still be playing and she will be joined by BBC Radio 3 featured artist, recorder player Katie Cowling to present an all-baroque recital on period instruments. Telemann, Handel, Bach and other composers to look forward to!


Duo Dekacord present an evening recital in the intimate and historic 18th century interior of the United Reformed Church in the village of Aston Tirrold. Repertoire to include European classics, jazz settings and lesser known gems from Brazil!

Lunchtime concert

The Atrium, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, 1pm, 9th August, 2018

UPDATE: Due to illness, the Duo won't be performing at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.


Duo Dekacord is delighted to be giving a lunchtime concert at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, featuring cheerful and uplifting repertoire for patients and visitors.

BMG Federation Festival

Worthing, West Sussex, 3rd-4th March, 2018

UPDATE: The workshop and concert have been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.


An exciting weekend for Duo Dekacord! Three things to look out for...

1) Elias will be holding a 'Come and try the Classic Banjo' workshop on Saturday, 3rd March from 2.45pm - 3.45pm

Followed by...

2) Duo Dekacord in Concert at 4pm, preceded by the British National Fretted Orchestra

And last but least...

3) The Duo will be adjudicating for the BMG Federation Contest on Sunday 4th March.


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Mandolinquents & Friends

Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury, 8pm, 2nd February, 2018

Duo Dekacord has once again been invited by Simon Mayor's Mandolinquents for an evening of music and fun! Mandolins, banjos and ukuleles of all shapes and sizes guaranteed...

Duo Dekacord Christmas Concert

Bentham Golf Club, 3rd December 2017, 3.30pm

Come and help Bentham Golf Club and Duo Dekacord to raise money for Longstaffe’s Educational Foundation Charity, which helps young people in Bentham! Duo Dekacord will be forsaking their golf clubs to present a varied programme, covering over three hundred years of music, with a few (banjo related) surprises along the way...

Waltham Abbey Church

12.30pm, 30th September 2017

Duo Dekacord is delighted to return to the historic Waltham Abbey Church! There will be some inspiring and fine music to suit the delicate acoustic ...

Oatlands and Oatleigh Care village

3pm, 4th August 2017

An informal concert for the residents of Oatlands and Oatleigh Care village. Some English repertoire with a touch of banjo. 212 Anerley Road, Anerley, London SE20 8TJ.

Concert at the Claremont Project

Islington, 2-3pm, 28th July 2017

Duo Dekacord returns to the Claremont Project for a lovely and relaxed informal afternoon concert of Spanish repertoire and original pieces. Free and open to all. Look out for the Q&A after the concert!

Six Centuries of Spectacular Song

Shaw House, Newbury, 7.30 p.m. 19th November 2016

A fantastic opportunity to hear Duo Dekacord in concert with Simon Mayor and Hilary James, in the palatial surroundings of Shaw House, one of England's best preserved Elizabethan mansions.  For more information, please visit:

Grand Re-Opening Concert Party

Museum of English Rural Life, 3.00 p.m. 22nd October 2016

Duo Dekacord is honoured to be joining Hilary James and Simon Mayor for the re-opening concert at Reading University's Museum of English Rural Life, following a £3million redevelopment project. The programme will feature original settings of English folk songs and poetry. Not to be missed! For more information, please visit:

Six Centuries of Spectacular Song

Progress Theatre, Reading, 7.30 p.m. 23rd September 2016

Duo Dekacord will once again be joining forces with Simon Mayor and Hilary James, for an exciting new show spanning six centuries of song, with more than a few show-stopping instrumentals on mandolin, fiddle, cello, guitar and banjo - and of course Hilary's own unforgettable bass mandolin. For more information, please visit:

Evening Recital - Victoria and Albert Museum, London

6.30 p.m. 13th May 2016

Duo Dekacord will be giving an evening recital in The Globe - the V&A's exciting new architectural sculpture in the recently refurbished European Gallery. A fantastic opportunity to enjoy music by Vivaldi, Gnattali and Piazzolla in a unique and informal setting. For more information, please visit:

Mandolinquents & Friends - Evening Concert, Arlington Arts Centre, Newbury

8 p.m. 2nd April 2016

Duo Dekacord is delighted to be invited back to join Simon Mayor and his fantastic ensemble, Mandolinquents, for another evening of great music and humour. For more information, please visit:

Mandolinquents Christmas Extravaganza!

8 p.m. 17th December 2015

Duo Dekacord will be joining Simon Mayor and his Mandolinquents for their Christmas Extravaganza show - a special evening of varied music and great humour guaranteed!


Update: A review of the concert can be found at:

Afternoon Concert at the Claremont Centre, Islington

2 p.m. 15th January 2015

Duo Dekacord will be presenting a fun and uplifting programme of classics and light music at Islington's friendly and welcoming Claremont Centre.

Saint Mary's Hospital Chapel, Paddington

1.30 p.m. 27th July 2015

A lunchtime recital in the calm and relaxing chapel of Saint Mary's Hospital. Works to include, Après un rêve, Le Cygne and Ave Maria, amongst other beautiful melodies.

Lincoln's Inn Chapel

1.05 p.m., 21st April 2015

Duo Dekacord will be performing works by Villa-Lobos, De Falla, Granados and Gnattali. Free entry.

National Gallery

6.30 pm, 22nd April, 2015

Duo Dekacord will be providing music for the evening's Members Private View event.

Waltham Abbey

12.30pm, March 21, 2015

Duo Dekacord will be giving a lunchtime recital of works by de Falla and Gnattali.



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