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Concerts & Recitals

Arden Recorder Orchestra

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November 2017 | December 2017 | February 2018 | March 2018

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

SBachunday 19th November at 6.30 pm

St Peter’s Church, Belsize Square, Belsize Park, London NW3 4HY
Belsize Baroque Orchestra  are giving a concert directed by Timothy Roberts, who is principal keyboard player with the Gabrieli Consort and Players, and the programme will consist of two Bach cantatas, Brandenburg Concerto No 4 and Telemann concerto in D for 2 oboes d’amore and strings.
Tickets are £12 on the door and also  in advance from WeGotTickets

Sunday 19th November at 3pm

St Luke’s Church, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ
Music of the Spheres
Zero Gravity and the Moonlight Mandolin Orchestra
Music by Philip Glass, David Bowie, Gioachino Rossini and Turlough O’Carolan
Tickets: £12 including refreshments
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Concessions £10 available at the door

TBaroque Bohemiansuesday 21st November

Trinity Church, Mansel Road, SW19 4AA
Red Priest
As the original ‘Red Priest’, Antonio Vivaldi, is synonymous with the music of Venice we can expect music by Monteverdi, the Gabrielis, Marcello, Albinoni, Castello, Galuppi, and the ‘Red Priest’ himself.
Tickets: £32/£26/£20 (Student £5)
More information and tickets

SDancing coupleunday 26th November at 4pm

Cassington Village Hall, The Green, Cassington OX29 4AX
When you do dance….
A Miscellany of Words and Music for Advent performed by Windrush Recorder Orchestra, conducted by Judith Schmidt
Admission free, collection for the Red Cross Myanmar Appeal

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.

SPiers Adamsunday 3rd December at 3pm

The Hawth, Hawth Avenue, Crawley RH10 6YZ
Wild Men of the Baroque
Piers Adams and David Wright
Adams and Wright take you on a journey through the wild side of the baroque era with some truly extraordinary music by little known 17th century masters such as Biber, Van Eyck, Castello, Fontana and Pandolfi, (drawn from their CD ‘Wild Men of the Seicento’) alongside majestic 18th century sonatas by Corelli, Scarlatti and Handel.   They will also transport their baroque instruments into more modern times with colourful works by Debussy, Piazzolla and Ligeti, in a dazzling afternoon of recorder and harpsichord wizardry.
Tickets: £17.75 Booking website

Sunday 3rd December at 3pm

St. Saviour’s Church, Dry Hill Park Crescent, Tonbridge TN10 3BJ
Tea-time concert
The Dunorlan Recorder Group
presents a variety of music from the Renaissance to the 20th century including by: Antonio de Cabezon; Adriano Willaert; Claudio Merulo and Hans Poser.

TScherzi Musicalihursday 7th December at 7.30

The Lovekyn Chapel, Kingston Grammar School, 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PY
Scherzi Musicali and sonatas – Monteverdi and Salomone Rossi
The Lovekyn Consort including William Summers on recorders mark the 450th. annversary of Monteverdi’s birth with some of his celebrated vocal duets, together with trios by his contemporary Salomone Rossi.
This concert form part of Kingston Arts’ Festival of the Voice 2017
Tickets £11.35 from booking website

Sunday 10th December at 2pm

Swansea University
Winter Baroque Fantasy
Red Priest

SSt Mary;s North Leighunday 10th December at 3pm

St Mary’s Church, Church Road, North Leigh OX29 6TX
Christmas Carol Concert by The Foxgloves musicians and singers
Free with retiring collecion in aid of Church Roof Appeal

WThe Loves of Mars and Venusednesday 13th December at 7.30

St Peter’s Church Notting Hill, London W11 2PN
The Loves of Mars and Venus
Devised by Evelyn Nallen
A concert which turns into a play and becomes a ballet  — words, music and dance brought together to tell the story of the birth of modern ballet in the London of 1717. Choreography and music of the day, with a script by Stephen Wyatt, evoke the magic of 18th century theatre, exactly 300 years later!
Tickets: £15 incl wine available from the Notting Hill Concerts website

FLovekyn chapelriday 15th December at 7.30

The Lovekyn Chapel, Kingston Grammar School, 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PY
Carols, quartets and cantatas – a Christmas concert
The Lovekyn Consort perform music by Telemann and Bach, along with Christmas carols in 18th.-century versions and a new piece by Pete Fender
This concert form part of Kingston Arts’ Festival of the Voice 2017
Tickets £11.35 from booking website

Thursday 21st December at 7pm

Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
The Baroque Bohemians
Red Priest

February 2018

FBaroque Bohemiansriday 9th February at 7pm

The Stables, Wavenden, Milton Keynes
The Baroque Bohemians
Red Priest

Sunday 11th February

Kings Place Concert Hall, London
The Baroque Bohemians
Red Priest

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 November 17, 2017