The Octagon Music Society has announced the programme for their 39th season of classical chamber music.

On October 14 the Watford society’s season begins with a solo recital by the young guitarist Sean Shibe, winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Best Young Artist in May 2018.

The popular Castalian Quartet make a return visit on November 18 when they will play string quartets by Mozart, Faure and Beethoven.

Jayson Gillham, the Australian virtuoso pianist, first played for OMS in 2013. He now has star status as he pursues a worldwide career. He will play a programme of Handel, Brahms and Schubert on February 3, 2019.

Then on March 10, the young flautist Charlotte Ashton will give a recital with pianist William Vann. Charlotte, a former Purcell School pupil, is now on the cusp of a major career as a concert artist.

The internationally acclaimed violinist Chloe Hanslip and pianist Danny Driver bring the season to a close on April 14. This is their first OMS concert.

Chloe made her BBC Proms debut at the age of 15, and she now enjoys a global reputation. Their programme includes works by Janacek, Brahms and Beethoven.

All concerts are at the Clarendon Muse at Watford Grammar School for Boys in Rickmansworth Road.

Full details of all concerts and information about OMS is available at