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June 2016 | July 2016 | August 2016 | September 2016


June 2016

TBergamascahursday 23rd June at 7.30

The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking GU21 4AA
Bergamasca Baroque Ensemble will be performing over three dates in June and July at selected venues across Surrey. All proceeds collected will be distributed to the Community Foundation for Surrey, The Lightbox and Cherry Trees charities.
Tickets: £15/£10 Concessions Book here
Poster

Sphoenixaturday 25th June at 7.30pm

St Michael’s Church Centre, The Green, Stoke Gifford BS34 8PD
Phoenix Recorder Orchestra  
Concert with local recorder students
The programme includes Canzon XVI by Giovanni Gabrieli, John Adson’s Courtly Masquing Ayres, Five Pieces by Giles Farnaby arranged for spinet and orchestra by Steve Marshall, Dietrich Schnabel’s Fire and Ice and Steve Marshall’s A Leicester Triptych.
Tickets at £8 can be reserved in advance, and will be available on the door.
Information: from Val 0117 965 5967 or infoatphoenixrecorderorchestradotorgdotuk

Saturday 25th June at 7.00pm

St Matthew’s Church, 29 St Petersburgh Place, London W2 4LA
The London Recorder Orchestra Summer Concert
The programme will include: Dorian Tango – A Melville, Glory Days & Hallelujah Nights – D Moses, Bavarian Dances – E Elgar, Le Roi S’amuse – L Delibes, Kinderspieler Polka – J Strauss, Heavenly Fire – A Davis, Hello Dolly – G Haverkate, Romanian Dances – B Bartok
Tickets £10.00 (concessions £6.00) are available at the door and include interval refreshments

Stvrounday 26th June at 3.30

Newbold College, St Mark’s Road, Binfield, nr Bracknell, Berks RG42
Thames Valley Recorder Orchestra conducted by Helen Hooker presents
Music for a Sunday Afternoon
Featuring Rosemary Robinson Spinet and the Newbold School Recorder Ensemble
Tickets
£7, including afternoon tea, available on the door or in advance by calling Anne Helmore 0118 934 1793
Poster
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Sunday 26th June at 3pm

CZero Gravitylare Hall, Herschel Road, Cambridge, CB3 9AL
The Zero Gravity Band
BBC Young Musician Concerto Finalists — Charlotte Barbour-Condini & Sophie Westbrooke
Chiara Vinci soprano,  Barbara Law & Evelyn Nallen recorders, David Gordon piano. Malcolm Creese double bass, Derek Scurll  percussion
A return visit by this very popular group with music inspired by South American dances, folk, Galileo, and Australian weather, all with a jazz influence  plus original compositions by David Gordon, Jonathan Steffen and Jonathan Dove
Tickets at the door £12 Clare Hall members £8 students £5
Porters lodge: 01223 332360 www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk

SGuildhall2016unday 26th June at 5pm

The Mary’s Church, Penzance
The Guildhall Recorder Consort presents
A Musical Journey Through The Centuries
Tickets on Door: £7 Concession £5 Children free
Poster

Monday 27th June at 7pm

Greyfriars Charteris Centre, 138-140 Pleasance, Edinburgh
Ungdomsblokkfløytistene Uranienborg and Edinburgh Society of Recorder Players
Conductors Svein Egil Skotte and Michael Graham
A concert of music by Handel, Locke, Vivaldi and folk music from the Balkans and Norway
Admission Free
Poster

July 2016

Friday 1st July at 7.30

St Michael’s Church, Chester Square, London SW1 9EF
Brandenburg Concertos
Baroque ensembles Follia and The Stanesby Players – and associate musicians  – combine for a concert including JS Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos 4, 5 and 6, Vivaldi’s concertos La Notte [with recorder], and for two cellos & Telemann’s Concerto in E minor for recorder, flute and strings
Cost: £15; £12 concessions
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TBergamascauesday 5th July at 7.30

Gate Street Barn, Bramley, Surrey GU5 0LR
Bergamasca Baroque Ensemble will be performing over three dates in June and July at selected venues across Surrey. All proceeds collected will be distributed to the Community Foundation for Surrey, The Lightbox and Cherry Trees charities.
Tickets: £15/£10 Concessions Book here
Poster

Thursday 7th July

Winchester
Red Priest
Viva Baroque

Friday 8th July at 7.30

Garrick’s Temple, Garrick’s Lawn, Hampton Court Road. Hampton on Thames TW12 2EN
Italian Baroque cantatas and sonatas
The Lovekyn Baroque Consort perform music by Vivaldi, Hasse and Alessandro Scarlatti
Elin Harries Soprano, William Summers Baroque Flute, recorder, Diane Moore Baroque Violin, Yat-Soon Yeo Harpsichord, Anna Tam Cello
Cost: £10 in advance [plus booking fee], £13 on the door; £5 for children
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Sunday 10th July at 3.30pm

Old Baptist Chapel, Old Baptist Chapel Court, off Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RZ
The Border Waites: David Hatcher, Frances Eustace, Emily White, Richard Thomas
Shipwreck!
The story of the chance meeting between Philip the Handsome (Duke of Burgundy, King of Castile and Archduke of Austria), shipwrecked on the English coast with most of his court and Joanna the Mad, his queen – and King Henry VII.  On a large variety of instruments of the day, including shawm, viol, recorder, crumhorn, harp, pipe & tabor, The Border Waites perform music that was known to Henry and Philip. The programme is interspersed with readings and comments, describing the life of a musician of the court, observing the events of that fortuitous meeting and how the vicissitudes of medieval international travel are surprisingly relevant today!
Tickets £15 available from John Moore Museum, 41 Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5SN or online (booking fee applies)
Information: 01684 850112 oldchapelcourtatbtinternetdotcom

FStefan Pilczekriday 15th July at 1.00 pm

St james’s Church, Sussex Gardens, Paddington, London, W2 3UD
Baroque BigwigsA Recital
Stefan Pilczek recorders and Duncan Appleby harpsichord
Music by van Eyck, Ignazio Sieber, Arcangelo Corelli, Domenico Scarlatti and Georg Friedrich Handel
Admission free

Saturday 16th July at 7.30

Buxton Community Church, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9NX
The Manchester Recorder Orchestra are playing on the Buxton Festival Fringe. They will present a varied and exciting programme entitled Mega-Block suitable for all ages.  The jazzy Triple Concerto by Steve Marshall features three locally-based soloists and this, along with other entertaining pieces, will ensure a most enjoyable evening.
Tickets: £8 / £7 conc / children free
Contactmartinbisknellatgmaildotcom

Sunday 17th July at 3pm

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ
Songs of love, loss and friendship from Renaissance Spain
The Lovekyn Consort perform songs and airs in the passionate style of ancient Iberia.
Patricia Hammond Voice, William Summers Renaissance Flute and Recorders, Stephen Carpenter Vihuela and Renaissance Guitar
Cost: £10 in advance [plus booking fee], £13 on the door; £5 for children
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SBlock4_Highnessunday 24th July at 2pm

Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
Handel and his Highness
Handel said, ‘What the English like is something that they can beat time to.’. In this programme  award-winning Ensemble in Residence BLOCK4 delve into the music of the British monarchy, contrasting it with music heard throughout the rest of the country.
Tickets £15 adult £7 students Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
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WBlock4_Anthemednesday 27th July at 6.30pm

Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
Time for A New National Anthem
BLOCK4
 ‘It’s time for a new National Anthem.’ said Jimi Hendrix. This programme looks at popular music in a classical world through the influence of rock and pop on contemporary music, alongside some classics by Jimi Hendrix.
Tickets £10 and £6 students Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
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TBlock4_Polyphonyhursday 28th July at 6.30pm

Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
Polyphony and Eccentricity
Award-winning Ensemble in Residence BLOCK4 will premiere new works by young composers who will have spent the week working with composers Hunter Coblentz and Michael Andrews on creating new compositions inspired by Handel & Hendrix. In partnership with RNIB.
Tickets £10 adult £6 students Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
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Sunday 31st July at 3.00pm

Old Baptist Chapel, Old Baptist Chapel Court, off Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RZ
Rogers Covey-Crump tenor, The Windsor Box&Fir Co: Jenny Thomas flute & recorder, Michael Sanderson baritone & violin Ian Gammie bass viol & guitar Katharine May harpsichord
Under the Greenwood Tree
Music from 18th century England: a programme combining Shakespeare settings and other popular songs from the theatre and pleasure gardens with trio sonatas and other instrumental music, including country dances, by composers such as Arne, Handel, Boyce, Dibdin, Henry Carey, Shield and Ignatio Sancho. 
Tickets £15 available from John Moore Museum, 41 Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5SN or online (booking fee applies)
Information: 01684 850112 oldchapelcourtatbtinternetdotcom

SBlock4_Haveunday 31st July at 2pm

Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
Have You Ever Been…
… To Electric Ladyland? Jimi Hendrix said, ‘Then you got this other kind of music that’s tryin’ to come around.’  In this programme  award-winning Ensemble in Residence BLOCK4 juxtapose the use of electronics in contemporary music against that of natural acoustic sound, from Hendrix’s Electric Ladyland to the present day.
Tickets £15 adult £7 students Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
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August 2016

TBlock4_Anonymoushursday 4th August at 6.30pm

Handel & Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
From Anonymous to Handel
‘You shall protect my fame when I am dead’ proclaimed Handel. This programme by award-winning Ensemble in Residence BLOCK4 explores music of a range of composers dating from the medieval period through to the 18th Century.
Tickets £10 adult £6 students Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
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Monday 8th August

Church Stretton
Red Priest
Pirates of the Baroque

September 2016

Friday 2nd September at 7.30

Garrick’s Temple, Garrick’s Lawn, Hampton Court Road, Hampton on Thames TW12 2BZ
Pretty ducks
The Lovekyn Renaissance Consort perform music from their new album, featuring unusual and familiar songs and ballads from early 17th.-century England – and pictures from Garrick’s Temple and gardens.
Patricia Hammond Voice, William Summers Recorders, Renaissance Flute, Stephen Carpenter Lute, Vihuela, Guitar
Cost: £10 in advance [plus booking fee], £13 on the door; £5 for children
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Saturday 10th September

Sevenoaks
Red Priest

Tuesday 13th September

Ripon
Red Priest
Gypsy Baroque Fantasy

Thursday 22nd September

Grantham
Red Priest

Last updated June 23, 2016