Concerts & Recitals

Arden Recorder Orchestra

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October 2016 | November 2016 | December 2016

October 2016

FLux Musicae Londonriday 21st October at 1pm

St James’ Church Sussex Gardens, W23UD
Lux Musicae London
The programme “The Nature of Emotion” explores the link between the natural world and human emotion, featuring the music of de Rore, Arcadelt, Merula, Castello, Ortiz and Lawes. It will be full of colours and virtuosity.
Tickets: Free

Fspiderriday 28th October at 7.30

Handel and Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, London W1K 4HB
Along Came A Spider
Palisander (Hannah Fisher, Lydia Gosnell, Miriam Nerval and Caoimhe de Paor, recorders) with Aileen Henry, harp.

Saturday 29th October

Piers Adams and David Wright
Wood so Wild

MPalisanderonday 31st October at 7.30pm

Luton Library Theatre
Antidotum Aracnne
(Hannah Fisher, Lydia Gosnell, Miriam Nerval and Caoimhe de Paor, recorders) with Toby Carr, lute.
Tickets £16, Concessions £10, children free.

November 2016

Wednesday 2nd November

Piers Adams and David Wright
Wild Men of the Baroque

SBlock4aturday 5th November at 3pm

St Paul’s Church, Brighton BN1 2RE
Brighton Early Music Festival
BREMF Live! Nature, Science and Gunpowder
A set of short showcase performances by five emerging ensembles, including recorder quartet BLOCK4, selected for the festival’s Early Music Live! Scheme based on the theme Science, Nature and Gunpowder.
£14 adults, £12 concessions.
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Saturday 5th November at 9pm

The Joker, 2 Preston Road, Brighton BN1 4QF
A post-firework special with five emerging ensembles, including recorder quartet BLOCK4.
Standing only event aimed at younger audiences.
£5 adults.
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Saturday 12th November at 7.30pm

Blue Orange Theatre 118 Great Hampton Street Birmingham B18 6AD
Tears to Tango
A diverse programme of music including works by Dowland, Bach, Bartok,Ravel, Baron and Piazzolla
Andrew Collis Recorders and Robin Ward Triple Harps
Tickets £11.00/£9.00  available from the Box Office 0121 212 2643

Friday 18th November

Red Priest
Gypsy Baroque Fantasy

Sunday 20th November at 3pm

St Gabriel’s Church, Warwick Square, London SW1V 2AD
(Tube: Victoria, Pimlico, on street free parking)
The Zero Gravity Band
A new programme with music inspired by South American dances, folk, Galileo and Australian weather
Charlotte Barbour-Condini, Sophie Westbrooke, Barbara Law, Evelyn Nallen recorders
Chiara Vinci soprano, David Gordon piano, Malcolm Creese double bass, Derek Scurll percussion
Zero Gravity Cambridge’s recorder Band
Tickets at the door £12

December 2016

Friday 2nd December at 7.30

Bradford Cathedral
Piers Adams and David Wright
Wild Men of the Baroque

Sunday 4th December

Kings Place Concert Hall, London
Red Priest
Better Red than Dead – 20th Anniversary Tour

Monday 5th December

Cadogan Hall, London
Piers Adams
Charity Concert

Thursday 8th December

Stowe School, Stowe, Buckingham MK18 5EH
Red Priest

TBlock4hursday 8th December at 7pm

Queens Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1A 1AA
In this programme BLOCK4 will explore the ever changing status of composers over the centuries.
From the anonymity of fifteen century composers, to the celebrity status of G.F. Handel, finishing with the forward thinking composers of the twenty-first century. BLOCK4 will perform works including raucous broadside ballads from the streets of the medieval London through to Wojciech Blecharz’s experimental work, Airlines.
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Friday 9th December

St. Georges Hall, Liverpool L1 1JJ
Red Priest

Saturday 10th December at 8pm

Holmes Chapel
Red Priest
Winter Baroque Carnival

Wednesday 14th December

York Early Music Festival
Red Priest
Winter Baroque Carnival

TSt Georgeshursday 15th December at 7pm

St George’s, Hanover Square, London W1S 1FX
Handel House invites you to St. George’s Hanover Square to celebrate the Christmas season alongside the talent of our New Artist Programme. Each of the 6 members of the Handel House Talent scheme will grace us with exquisite Baroque music, both as soloists and as ensembles and there will be a world premiere of the Composer-in-Residence commission of new music for Handel House, performed by the Ensemble-in-Residence, BLOCK4. All of this exciting action with fusions between music of the great Baroque period and the present day, will be punctuated with festive carols for all of the audience to sing along to! It’s a celebration not to be missed!!
Admission: £10 adults.
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Last updated October 19, 2016