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Concerts & Recitals

Arden Recorder Orchestra

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October 2017 | November 2017 | December 2017 | March 2018

October 2017

Wednesday 4th October

Worksop College, Worksop
Red Priest
The Baroque Bohemians

Thursday 5th October

Red Priest
Viva Baroque

Thursday 5th October at 7.45

Museum Street Methodist Church, 17 Black Horse Ln, Ipswich IP1 2EF
The Flanders Recorder Quartet
Our Final Favourites with afternoon workshop
Further Details

TSteen Harpsichord Lessonhursday 5th October at 6.30pm

Handel and Hendrix in London, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair W1K 4HB
Tabea Debus
Enlightened Music Lessons
Musical tuition was fundamental to the upbringing of the Hanoverian royal children. Tabea Debus explores how the art of music-making was driven by works specifically composed for teaching, including Handel’s recorder sonatas for the lessons of Princess Anne (daughter of Caroline of Ansbach), Telemann’s Der Getrure Music-Meister, and Bach’s French Suites
Tickets: £12 from the website

Friday 6Flanders Recorder Quartetth October at 7.30pm

St Augustine’s Church, Penarth CF64 1BJ
The Flanders Recorder Quartet will give a performance of music spanning several centuries as part of their farewell world tour.
Tickets: £5.90 – £11.21
Further details and booking

Friday 6th October

Kirkgate Arts, Cockermouth
Red Priest
The Baroque Bohemians

FSaltarelloriday 6th October at 8pm

Manor Farm, Somerton Road, Ardley, Bicester OX27 7NS
Kapellmeister to a Count
music by Telemann and Erlebach
Saltarello Ensemble: recorders, viols & harpsichord
More information

Saturday 7th October at 7pm

St John’s Church, Steepness Hill, Hempton, Oxfordshire, OX15 0QY
Kapellmeister to a Count
music by Telemann and Erlebach
Saltarello Ensemble: recorders, viols & harpsichord
Tickets £10, children  £5 under 5s free on the door or from Heidi Fardell heidifardellathotmaildotcom

Saturday 7th October at 7.30

St Luke’s Church of England,194 Ramsden Rd, London SW12 8RQ

The Flanders Recorder Quartet
The Final Chapter with afternoon workshop
Further details and booking

Saturday 7th October at 7.30

Ilkley Baptist Church, 8-10 Kings Road LS29 9AD
Jubilate A Celebration of Music
Rombalds Recorder Orchestra with Nachtanz and organist Anne Wynne
Tickets £5 on the door, all proceeds to charity

SWayland Recorder Orchestraunday 8th October at 3pm

Shrivenham School, 28 High Street, Shrivenham, SN6 8AA
Wayland Recorder Orchestra conducted by Helen Hooker
Join us for a varied programme of music from the last 450 years including works by William Byrd, JS Bach
and modern classics of the recorder repertoire, with.Helen Hooker in the Sammartini Recorder Concerto in F
Tickets: £10 from or Mayhill courses

Tuesday 10th October

Theatre Royal, Winchester
Red Priest
The Baroque Bohemians

WSwanage All Saintsednesday 11th October at 7pm

All Saints Church, 26 Ulwell Road, Swanage BH19 1LL
Wardenburger Recorder Group
The Wardenburger Recorder Group from northern Germany will be giving a free concert, joined for some items by Purbeck Recorder Consort
They will perform a varied programme, everything from Cavelleria Rusticana to Disney.

Sunday 15th October

Hasleworth, Suffolk
Piers and Adam with the Dodo Street Band
Hasleworth Arts Festival

WImprovisoednesday 18th October at 7.30

Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 3NS
Improviso at Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Fringe
As part of the Bournemouth Arts-by-the-Sea Fringe Festival, exciting young chamber ensemble Improviso present an immersive musical experience responding to the festival theme ‘Plastic Beach’.
Featuring recorders, baroque violin, baroque cello, and theorbo, Improviso perform all over the UK & Europe, have been selected as young artists at the Brighton Early Music Festival, and are in residence as Chamber Tots Ensemble at London’s Wigmore Hall.
Come and hear them exploring 16th-17th sounds lost to the 21st century urban environment, combining some of the best repertoire with their own improvisations.
Suitable for all ages.
Tickets: £5 – £10 from the booking website

FTelemannriday 20th October at 7pm

The Schott Music Shop, 48 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7BB
250th Celebration of G.Ph.Telemann
Naomi Okuda recorder, Heidi Fardell recorder, Tom Foster harpsichord
Tickets:£15 (concession £12 for full time students)
Booking: 020 7534 0710 (the Schott Music Shop) or on the door

SRobin Milfordaturday 21st October at 11.30am

Worcester College Chapel, Oxford
The English Recorder Reborn
Mary-Jannet Leith, recorder, and Thomas Allery, piano and harpsichord
Part of A Robin Milford Weekend at Oxford organised by The Robin Milford Trust
Admission Free

Saturday 21st October at 7pm

St Mary’s Church, The Square, Chilham, Kent, CT4 8BY
Kent Branch SRP, conducted by Marion Scott, together with the Old Wives Lees Community Choir, will give a concert
Entry: free.

STelemannunday 22nd October at 3.00pm

St Saviour’s Church, Dry Hill Park Crescent, Tonbridge, Kent
Kathryn Bennetts – Recorders
The last in a series of three concerts to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Telemann. The programme includes a selection of Fantasias by Telemann, and first performances of Andreja Andric’s Interleaved Sequence (2017) and Donald Bousted’s Telemann Raven Claw (2017)
Retiring collection

Thursday 26th October at 7:30

Milton Court Concert Hall Barbican Centre Silk Street London EC2Y
The Flautadors plus friends
20th Anniversary Album Launch Concert 
In this special programme, to celebrate their twentieth anniversary, The Flautadors perform much loved pieces from Medieval to Contemporary and also combine with a new generation of recorder players and percussionists for Renaissance masterpieces. Performed on a vast array of recorders, this promises to be a feast for the eyes as well as the ears. This concert also launches The Flautadors fifth album, showcasing their contemporary repertoire and including much loved commissions and arrangements.
More info and bookings..

MNaomi & Pawelonday 30th October at 3.00pm

The Plough Chapel, Lion St, Brecon LD3 7AU
Verso la Serenissima
Towards la Serenissima
Brecon Baroque Festival Fringe Concert
Naomi Okuda recorder & Pawel Siwczak harpsichord/organ
Tickets: £10 Adults, £8 Concessions under 18s free

November 2017

SHampshire Recorder Sinfoniaaturday 18th November at 7pm

The Maltings Centre, Alton GU34 1DT
An Autumn Miscellany
Hampshire Recorder Sinfonia
The main feature of the programme is Out of the Wood of Thoughts, poems of Edward Thomas narrated by Geraldene Hayles with incidental music by Steve Marshall. The programme also includes Bartok’s Romanian Dances, Noëls en Trio by de Lalande, Lyndon Hilling’s Tavernspite, the Christmas Concerto by Corelli, Dietrich Schnabel’s Funeral March and Sabre Dance, Elgar’s Nimrod and the Gopak by Mussorgsky.
Tickets: Adults £8 / Students £3.50 / Under 16s free.
Further details on the HRS website

Tuesday 21st November

Red Priest

December 2017

PivaFriday 1st December at 7.30

St Edward’s Church, Leek
Old Christmas Return’d.- Seasonal Music from Shakespeare’s Time
 The show will take you back to Christmas’s past as we relive the Tudor seasonal music and customs of the period. We’re so pleased that once again we’re being joined by cornettist and all round superb musician, David Jarratt-Knock. 
Please phone 07812 645460 for tickets or contact Piva via the website.
Tickets available on the door – £12.00, children free.

March 2018

Saturday 17Flanders Recorder Quartetth March at 7.30

St Cecilia’s Hall, Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NQ
The Flanders Recorder Quartet
Music by J.S. Bach and Telemann arranged for four recorders
J.S. Bach is without a doubt the greatest musical genius that Western culture has produced. His vast yield of outstanding works is constantly performed in a variety of styles and genres. The diversity of his output is presented by the acclaimed Flanders Recorder Quartet with arrangements of expressive chorales, inventive preludes and fugues, lively Italianate concerti and a monumental passacaglia.
Organised by the Georgian Concert Society
Tickets: £20, £18 concessions/£5 students, children, unwaged available from the event website


Last updated October 11, 2017