Concerts & Recitals


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January 2015 | February 2015 | March 2015 | April 2015 | May 2015 | June 2015 | July 2015

January 2015

Fatima Lahham

Tuesday 27th January at 7.30

Durrington Room, RCM, London
Great Exhibitionists: Seeing Sound
Inspired by Castel’s Colour Harpsichord, Musica Chroma performs chamber music by Telemann alongside new works by RCA printmaker Feifei Yu

Wednesday 28th January

Tavistock, Devon
Piers Adams and David Wright

galliardaThursday 29th January 11.0am- 2.0 pm

Derby Royal Hospital,  Uttoxeter New Road, Derby DE22 3NE, in the  King’s Treatment Centre, tel: 01332 340131.
Galliarda plays  a mixed programme to include Elizabethan songs and dances, songs by Purcell (including ‘From Rosie Bow’rs’), Handel’s Sonata in F major for recorder and continuo, ‘Orpheus with his lute’ by Thomas Chilcott and ‘O had I Jubal’s Lyre’ by Handel. We shall also include Ihr Völker hört by Georg  Philip Telemann, a Christmas cantata celebrating the three kings of the orient.

Friday 30th January, 1.30-2.30pm

St John’s Arts and Recreation Centre, Saint John’s Walk, Harlow, Essex, CM17 OAJ Phone: 01279 442447
Galliarda presents ‘Britannia Triumphans’ : a programme of English music. Programme to include Elizabethan songs and dances, songs by Purcell and works by Handel and Thomas Chilcott. There will be a retiring collection.

Saturday 31st January

Stowe School, Buckinghamshire
Red Priest

February 2015

Thursday 5th February at 7.30

Melrose Scotland
Piers Adams and David Wright

Saturday 7th February

Red Priest

Monday 9th February at 3.00pm

Benslow Music, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9RB
Revival in retrospect
Comparison and explorations of the early music revival on period instruments and historically informed copies
Naomi Okuda recorder, Pawel Siwczak harpsichord
are going to play very interesting repertoire including the English 20th century music which written for Carl Dolmetsch. They are going to play original Dolmetsch recorder and Gorble harpsichord for the 20th century music and historical copied instruments contrastively
Admission £8 (including a home-made tea) at the door only

Friday 13th February at 7.30

St Mary’s Church, Ewelme, Oxon
A concert of baroque music given by The Band of Music with Frances Norbury and Sarah Humphrys baroque oboes and recorders, Tim Smedley cello and Christopher Bucknall harpsichord.
Music by Telemann, Vivaldi, Roman, Handel and Bach.
Tickets £15, children free, to include wine and canapes afterwards; in aid of St Mary’s
For information call 01491 824822

Saturday 14th February at 7.30

Lumen URC, 88 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RS
The Stanesby Players
Andrew Collis Recorders, Ibi Aziz Viola Da Gamba, Yat-Soon Yeo Harpischord
From Prussia with Love
Music by the Bach Family, Quantz, Janitsch and the Premiere of In The Mind of a Butterfly by Andy Meyers
Tickets £12.00 (£10.00 concessions) Children Free
Information: 07956 658041 andrewcollisattiscalidotcodotuk

March 2015

Wednesday 11th March at 6pm

St Edmund the King and Martyr Church, EC3V 9EA
City Music Foundation Rhyme & Reason Concert Series: Miriam Nerval
Twenty-three year old recorder player Miriam Nerval graduated with first class honours from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2012) and continued to post-graduate level (MMus Advanced Instrumental Study – Recorders – 2013) with Ian Wilson, Robert Ehrlich and Pamela Thorby
Price: £10, including a glass of wine.

Wednesday 25th March

Rottingdean Sussex
Red Priest
Pirates of the Baroque

April 2015

Saturday 11th April at 12.00

All Saint’s Church Weston-Super-Mare
Mendip Consort, conducted by Joyce Rudall, a journey through the life of JS Bach
Light lunch included in ticket price

Saturday 25th April at 1.00

Bath Abbey
Mendip Consort, conducted by Joyce Rudall, a journey through the life of JS Bach
Entrance free but a donation to the Abbey is appreciated

Saturday  25th April at 7.30

Cottenham Church, Cambs CB24 8SA
Peregrine Recorder Orchestra conductor Ian Farquhar
With Guest soloist Madeleine Kluth Cello
Information from Edward Kramer 01954 251441

Tuesday April 28th

Stowe School, Buckinghamshire
Piers Adams
School Workshop and Concert

May 2015

Friday 1st May, 7.30pm

Great Hall, Harlaxton Manor, Harlaxton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 1AG
Chameleon Janet Forbes, recorders and soprano, with Douglas Hollick chamber organ.
Tickets £10, concessions £8 from the British Red Cross Area Office in Grantham 0845 054 7171

Sunday 10th May, 7.30pm

Great Hall, Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0HD   Tel: 01636 812649
Espérance: Clare Devine soprano, Wendy Hancock bass viol and recorder,
Stewart McCoy lute and theorbo.
Music for Kings, Cavaliers and Commoners (1603-1660)
Admission free, retiring collection

Saturday 23rd May at 1.05

Wells Cathdral
Mendip Consort, conducted by Joyce Rudall, a journey through the life of JS Bach
Entrance free but a donation to the Cathedral is appreciated

June 2015

Saturday 6th June, 7.30pm

Christ Church, College Road, Chilwell,  NG9 4AS (near Beeston), Nottingham
A Concert  of  Renaissance and Baroque Music, given by students and friends of Wendy Hancock.
Admission free, retiring collection in aid of charity.

Saturday 13th June at 7.30

St. Faith’s Church Walsworth, Hitchin, Herts SG4 0AS
Peregrine Recorder Orchestra conductor Ian Farquhar
Information from Mary Brenchley 01462 451880

MusicaDonumDeiSunday 14th June,  2.30pm

Holme Pierrepont Hall, NG12 2LD.
Musica Donum Dei Summer Gala concert
Tickets, price £14 only,  from Windblowers (0115) 9410543, cheque/cash only, from Monday April 13th.
There is likely to be a large audience for this concert, as there has been an advance block booking for reserved seats. To make sure you obtain tickets (price £14), please e-mail wendyatphilidorsdotcodotuk, and you will be added to the list.  These must  be collected from and paid for at Windblowers after  April 13th. Any uncollected tickets will go on sale to the general public from May 18th.

Sunday 2st June at lunch time

Montecute House
Mendip Consort, conducted by Joyce Rudall, a journey through the life of JS Bach
No charge, National Trust members free, others will have to pay the usual entrance fee for this beautiful stately home in Somerset (as featured in Wolf Hall).

Sunday 28th June at 3pm

Yardley Hastings Church, Northants NN7 1EH
Peregrine Recorder Orchestra conductor Ian Farquhar
Information from Ian Farquhar 01767 627665

July 2015

Wednesday 1st July

Isle of Man
Red Priest
Handel in the Wind

Last updated January 24, 2015