Concerts & Recitals


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October 2014 | November 2014 | December 2014

October 2014

Caroline Jones and Charles MatthewsFriday 3rd October

St. Andrew’s Church, Rugby, CV21 3PT
Caroline Jones sopranino to contra bass recorders Joanna Kunda mezzo soprano Charles Matthews piano
Handel, Dvorak, Chopin, C. Scott, Joubert and N. Marshall
First performance of Andrew Glover’s “Earth-Stepper” for recorders and piano 
Tel: 01788 565 609
Tickets £5.00

Consortium5Sunday 5th October at 7pm

Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High St, Hackney, London E9 6JQ
Then and Now: A Celebration of English Consort Music
Consortium5 play Fantasias, In Nomines and Dances from the period of Sutton House in the atmospheric Tudor Great Chamber juxtaposed with contemporary works by Kathryn Butler and Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian.
Tickets: £12 (£10 conc)

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

Thursday 23 October 2014 1.05 pm

St Olave Church, 8 Hart Street, London, EC3R 7NB
Baroque Sonatas and Variations – A Recital
Stefan Pilczek recorders and Chris Mear harpsichord
Anonymous pieces from The Division Flute and works by van Eyck, Ortiz, Telemann and Handel
Admission free

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.

Consortium5Sunday 26th October at 7.30pm

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX
‘As our sweet Cords with Discords mixed be’
Consortium5 perform music of the English renaissance, the heyday for the recorder consort. Including works by Byrd, Ferrabosco, Dowland and Tye.
Tickets: £8/£6 conc (Under 11’s go free!)
Reservations: ticketsatconsortium5dotcom (To be paid on the door)

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.

PhoenixArbSunday 7th December from 6pm

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire. GL8 8QS
Phoenix Recorder Orchestra
Music with a Christmas flavour as part of the Westonbirt ‘Enchanted Christmas’ Festival

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 30, 2014