Concerts & Recitals

Arden Recorder Orchestra

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November 2015 | December 2015 | January 2016

November 2015

Block4Monday 23rd November at 1pm

St. Martin in the Fields
Free Lunchtime Concert by Block4 as part of the Royal College of Music’s external concert series
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Monday 23rd November at 8pm

Tea House Theatre, 139 Vauxhall Walk, London SE11 5HL
Vauxhall recreations: Icy suspicions in a Baroque garden
The Lovekyn Consort perform songs and sonatas from the 18th.-century stage and pleasure garden, on the site in Vauxhall of one of the most illustrious pleasure gardens. Composers featured include Handel, Arne, JC Bach and Vivaldi.
Elin Harries  Soprano, William Summers Baroque Flute, Recorder, Yeo Yat-Soon Harpsichord
Tickets £15 from the Tea House Theatre, Vauxhall: infoatteahousetheatredotcodotuk or 020 7207 4585

Wednesday 25th November at 7.30

The Lovekyn Chapel, 70 London Road, Kingston Grammar School [opposite main school building] Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PY
The Early Nights Club
An informal evening of early music, with no programmes and plenty of breaks to eat, drink and chat while classic recordings are playing. This event forms part of Kingston Arts’ Festival of the Voice, details of which can be found at

The ‘house band’ is Princes in the Tower – a mischievous minstrel band telling tales from the tavern, singing songs from the sea and playing dance tunes plucked from the courts and households of Tudor England.
Michael Tyack Voice, Cittern, Lute, William Summers Recorders, Crumhorns, Flute, Voice, Antony Elvin Percussion, Voice
Special guests are The Society Of Imaginary Friends, whose repertoire runs from rounds to opera and beyond.
Cost £15

Further information: williamsummersatuwclubdotnet 07949 652 315

Saturday 28th November at 1.05

St Alfege Church, Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, London SE10 9BJ
Inspired by Corelli
A recital by Stefan Pilczek recorders and Duncan Appleby harpsichord
Music by John Stanley, Francesco Barsanti, Anon from ‘The Division Flute’, Georg Friedrich Handel, Arcangelo Corelli, Jacob van Eyck
Admission free

Saturday 28th November at 7.30

Wye Valley Music, Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir, Chepstow, NP16 7NW
Galliarda: The Mediterranean Temperament
Admission: £18 (WVM Members and Students £15) includes wine and food – cash bar.
Advance Bookinh Essential
Please see website to book:

December 2015

Block4Thursday 3rd December at 6.30pm

Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HB
Arranged by Block4
Prize winning quartet Block4 explore all possibilities in arranging music for recorder quartet, from the medieval period to the present day.
Tickets £9, £5 students Booking line: +44(0)20 7399 1953
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FPhoenix Orchestrariday 4th December at 7.30pm

Grange Village, Littledean Road, Newnham on Severn, Glos, GL14 1HJ
Phoenix Recorder Orchestra
It’s nearly Christmas
Arrangements of Christmas music, featuring Alison Wray Soprano
Retiring collection in aid of Grange Village 

Saturday 5th December at 7.30pm

Berkhamsted Music Society, Civic Centre, High Street, Berkhamsted Hertfordshire HP4 3HD
Galliarda: ‘Josep i Maria’ – a programme of Christmas music
This programme includes traditional carols from Spain, France, Germany and England. We also present festive works by Handel, Telemann, Purcell, and Arne.
Tickets are available on application to the Treasurer and at the door. Concert Tickets: Adults £14, Under 18 Free.
Cheques payable to the Berkhamsted Music Society with SAE to: Neil Kennedy, Treasurer, Berkhamsted Music, 21 Hall Park Gate, Berkhamstead HP4 2NL telephone 01442 862798 email address: treasureratberkhamstedmusicdotcodotuk

Sunday 6 December at 3pm

Church of the Resurrection, Upton Priory, Macclesfield
Macclesfield Branch will be playing a programme of carols  and Christmas music.
Admission is free with a retiring collection in aid of Church renovation work.  There will be refreshments served after the concert. 

MTramontaneonday 7th December at 6:30pm

The Church of St Edmund the King, Lombard Street, London EC3V 9EA
Virtuoso Sonatas, Toccatas & Diminutions from 17th Century Northern Italy
Naomi Okuda recorder, Pawel Siwczak organ & harpsichord
Admission: £12 at the door including drinks after the concert
Enquiries: lgsm703atgmaildotcom 07772 436 662

Sunday 13th December 2.30pm and 6.30pmMusicaDonumDei

Holme Pierrepont Hall, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Nottingham, NG12 2LD.
Musica Donum Dei : Music from Christmas Past
Programme to include French, Spanish, German and English carols.
Played on period instruments.
Tickets, afternoon price £14.00 and £18 (front two rows, central), evening 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

Tuesday 15th December at 7.30

The Lovekyn Chapel, 70 London Road, Kingston Grammar School [opposite main school building] Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PY
A Baroque Christmas
The Lovekyn Consort performs music from around 18th.-century Europe, with carols for audience participation.
Elin Harries Soprano, William Summers Baroque Flute, Recorder, Diane Moore Baroque Violin, Yeo Yat-Soon Harpsichord, Sam Stadlen – Bass Viol
Cost £15, £8 concessions
Further information: williamsummersatuwclubdotnet 07949 652 315

January 2016

Saturday 9th January at 7.30

Woking United Reformed Church, White Rose Lane, Woking GU22 7HA
Recorders Incorporated
Recorder Chamber Orchestra, conductor Eileen Silcocks
Song and Dance
A musical journey through England and Europe, from Vaughan Williams to Bach, with a special excursion to the Canadian Rockies with Glen Shannon.
Recorders Incorporated is a chamber orchestra of advanced players from the UK and Europe
Tickets on the door: £15/£12 concessions
Woking URC is a two minute walk from Woking main line station and the Heathside Crescent car park is adjacent to the church.

Last updated November 21, 2015