Concerts & Recitals


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September 2014 | October 2014 | November 2014 | December 2014

September 2014

14th September at 2.15

Middleton Hall, near Tamworth, Staffordshire B78 2AE
The Holborne Recorder Consort will be playing informally during the afternoon from around 2.15pm as part of Heritage Day at Middleton Hall. The Hall and Gardens will be open from 11.00am to 4.00pm,
Admission Free

Macclesfield SRP21st September 3 – 5.30

The Village Hall, Macclesfield Road, Prestbury, Cheshire, SK10 4BW
SRP Macclesfield is playing at an Afternoon Tea at the Village Hall in aid of The Church of the Resurrection in Upton Priory, Macclesfield.
Admission: Donations welcome

21st September at 2pm and 3pm

Cromwell HouseTithe Office at the Cromwell House, 29 St Mary’s Street, Ely CB7 4HF
Tête à tête
Maria Sanger and Peter Wells
Baroque music for two virtuoso recorders, including one of the flamboyant Opus 2 duo sonatas by Telemann, sophisticated counterpoint arranged from Bach’s keyboard suites and an elegant dance suite by the French baroque composer Jean-Jacques Mouret
Tickets: £10 – booking essential 01353 662062 or ticateastcambsdotgovdotuk
Further information from Cecilia Music

27th September at 7.30

galliardaSt Edmund’s Church, Holme Pierrepont, Adbolton Lane, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham NG12 2LU
Music from the Land of Don Quixote
The Iberian peninsula has a rich and distinctive musical heritage. This programme presents an intriguing panorama of both traditional and cultured music from the late 15th century up to 1800. As a further diversion, there are also songs by Purcell from the Restoration stage version of The Comical History of Don Quixote, and comical contemporary readings.
Sara Stowe Soprano and percussion Wendy Hancock Recorder, Baroque flute and viol Richard MacKenzie Early guitar, lute and theorbo Ian Gammie Bass viol
Tickets £8 to include refreshments available from Wendy Hancock (0115 9226631) or Brenda Stevenson (0115 9749700), e-mail : brendadotstevensonatntlworlddotcom, or on the door.

flautadors28th September at 4pm

Crown Court Church of Scotland, Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5EZ
The Flautadors (Catherine Fleming, Merlin Harrison, Celia Ireland & Ian Wilson)
Flauti di camera – a programme of baroque music featuring sublime fugues by JS Bach, dazzling concertos by Vivaldi and exquisite chamber music by Handel and Telemann.

October 2014

Saturday 11th October, 11.0am

St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Gate, Nottingham NG1 2NW

Coffee concert
The Phantasie Viol consort and Picardy Recorder Consort present music by William Byrd, Orlando Gibbons, John Taverner and Alfonso Ferrabosco. Phantasie Viol consort: Andrew Budleigh, Wendy Hancock, Christopher Hodkinson, Rebecca Leigh, Matthew Walton. Picardy Recorder Consort: Helen Ashbridge, Keith Martin, Christine Ranson, George Revill with Charlotte Henshaw and Elspeth Meakin.
Admission is free, with coffee and biscuits served from 10.15am

11th October at 1.15

The Lord Mayor’s Chapel, College Green, Park Street, Bristol BS1 5TB
Recorder and Harp Recital
Andrew Collis Recorders and Robin Ward Triple Harps
Music by C.P.E Bach Piazzolla Ravel Fontana
Entry: by Donation

18th October at 7.30

St.John’s Church, Spencer Hill, Wimbledon SW19 4NZ
Recorder and Harp Recital
Andrew Collis Recorders and Robin Ward Triple Harps
Music by C.P.E Bach Fontana Ravel Castello
Entry: £12, £10 (concessions) at the door. Full-time Students and Pupils free.
Information on 020 8879 1498

Friday 24th October at 7.30pm

Trinity Methodist Church & Community Centre, Church Terrace, Wisbech, Cambs., PE13 1BL
Galliarda, with Ibi Aziz viola da gamba
A Tale of Two Cities – a programme of English and French music, 
Tickets price £10 (adults), and £7 (students), with accompanied children free.
Tickets available on the door, or three weeks before the concert from 1-3 York Row Wisbech PE13 1EA between the hours of 9am and 5pm.

November 2014

flautadorsSaturday 15 November 7.45pm

Georgian Concert Society, St Andrew’s & St George’s West, 13 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PA
Flauti di camera – baroque music for 4 recorders and continuo
The Flautadors (Catherine Fleming, Merlin Harrison, Celia Ireland and Ian Wilson) with Harriet Wiltshire cello and Kasia Tomczak-Feltrin harpsichord

December 2014

Saturday 6th December at 2.30pm

Overdale, Cavendish Road East, The Park, Nottingham NG7 1BB
Espérance: Clare Devine soprano, Stewart McCoy lute and Wendy Hancock bass viol and recorder.
A programme of Renaissance music for Christmas – and more.
Tickets, price £15 in aid of charity, to include mulled wine and mince pies, available only through pre-booking from Gill Lewis (0115) 947 0071, to be collected at the concert on the day.

galliardaFriday 12th December at 7.30 pm

The Theatre Royal, Washington Street, Workington, Cumbria CA14 3AW
A Merry Wassail – a programme of Christmas music to include Ihr Volker hort – Telemann and O had I Jubal’s lyre – Handel.
Tickets, price £11 will be available from The Carnegie Theatre & Arts Centre, Finkle Street, Workington, CA14 2BD, tel: 01900 602122

MusicaDonumDeiSunday 14th December at 2.30pm and 6.30pm

Holme Pierrepont Hall, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottingham, NG12 2LD
Musica Donum Dei presents Music from Christmas Past
Played on period instruments.
Tickets, price £12.50 and £16 (front two rows, central) to include mulled wine and minces pies from Windblowers (0115) 9410543, cheque/cash only with financial support from The Friends of MDD

Last updated September 9, 2014