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Concerts & Recitals

 
Arden Recorder Orchestra

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June 2017 | July 2017 | September 2017 | October 2017 | March 2018


June 2017

 

SWild Men of the Baroqueunday 25th June at 3pm

Church of St Michael the Archangel, Framlingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13
Wild Men of the Baroque
Piers Adams and David Wright
This concert is especially designed for young people – and the young at heart! Recorder maestro Piers Adams and harpsichord wizard David Wright will take you on a wild ride through the baroque period and beyond, putting their instruments through their paces in a whirlwind of music by Vivaldi, Handel and Bach.
Tickets: £12; school-age students free
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FKanturiday 30th June at 3pm

St Mary’s Church, Burgate, Lincolnshire, DN18 5EZ
K’antu Ensemble & Kerry Andrew @ Barton Arts Festival
How we Talk, by composer and performer Kerry Andrew, is the outcome of a year-long residency at 18 care homes in Shropshire, Gloucestershire and Lincolnshire. The resulting piece, written in collaboration with care home residents and presented with accompaniment from early music ensemble K’antu, is complemented by a selection of lively folk and worldmusic from across the ages.
Tickets £5 (carers free)
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July 2017

STVROunday 2nd July at 3.30pm

Garth Hill College, Bull Lane, Bracknell RG42 2LN
Thames Valley Recorder Orchestra
Conducted by Helen Hooker
A Celtic Fantasy
Join the Thames Valley Recorder Orchestra as they celebrate their tenth birthday with a programme of Celtic music from every corner of the British Isles.  You will hear the range of recorders from the nine-inch sopranino to the eight-foot subcontrabass performing a dazzling array of music, from toe-tapping Irish folk tunes to soulful Scottish laments – truly something for everyone!
Tickets £8 (children £4) including tea and birthday cake.
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SRed Priestunday 2nd July at 7.30pm

St. Mary’s Church, Church Street, Beaminster, Dorset, England, DT8 3BA
Red Priest Gypsy Baroque Fantasy
Part of the Beaminster Festival

Saturday 8th July 7.30pm

Malmesbury Abbey, Gloucester Street, Malmesbury SN16 0AA
Fontanella Recorder Quintet playing an impressive array of more than 30 recorders of all shapes and sizes this is definitely the concert to inspire you to play this underrated instrument …”The five members of the ensemble were astounding in their mastery of the ‘forest’ of instruments…”
Tickets £15 (£5 students)
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SK'antuaturday 8th July at 12 noon

Cheltenham Music Festival, Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, GL50 3AA
K’antu Ensemble & Kerry Andrew @ Cheltenham Music Festival
How we Talk, by composer and performer Kerry Andrew, is the outcome of a year-long residency at 18 care homes in Shropshire, Gloucestershire and Lincolnshire. The resulting piece, written in collaboration with care home residents and presented with accompaniment from early music ensemble K’antu, is complemented by a selection of lively folk and worldmusic from across the ages.
Tickets £5 plus transaction fee
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SKantu Gottingenaturday 8th July at 7.30pm

Bratton Clovelly Festival, Bratton Clovelly Parish Hall EX20 4JT

K’antu Ensemble: Songs & dances of Renaissance Europe
K’antu Ensemble are a group of young, highly talented musicians who explore the less-trodden territories of early music, combining elements of folk and world music from Europe and South America. Their successful album, Gusto, was featured on BBC Radio 3 and the ensemble has played such venues as King’s Place, Symphony Hall and St Martin-in-the-Fields.They have toured extensively and were invited to perform at the prestigious Gottingen International Festival in Germany.
Tickets: £10 adult / £6 16yrs and under
Box Office: brattonclovellyfestivalatgmaildotcom or 01837 871696

SHampshire Recorder Sinfoniaaturday 8th July at 7.30pm

Boxgrove Priory Church, West Sussex PO18 0ED
Hampshire Recorder Sinfonia
The programme includes the first performance of a new composition by Steve Marshall “Six Scroobious Songs” based on the verses of Edward Lear, including “The Owl and The Pussy Cat”, and sung by Portia Kitcher. Other composers featured include Mendelssohn, Bartok, Dietrich Schnabel, Humperdinck, Elgar, Arnold, Glen Shannon and David Moses.
Tickets £12 (to include ‘Cava and Cake’ interval refreshments). Available on the door or reserve in advance by calling 01329 834297 or by emailing hrsathampshirerecordersinfoniadotorgdotuk

SKantu Calstockunday 9th July at 3pm

Calstock Arts, The Old Chapel, Sand Lnm Calstock, PL18 9QX
K’antu Ensemble: Songs & dances of Renaissance Europe
K’antu Ensemble are a group of young, highly talented musicians who explore the less-trodden territories of early music, combining elements of folk and world music from Europe and South America. Their successful album, Gusto, was featured on BBC Radio 3 and the ensemble has played such venues as King’s Place, Symphony Hall and St Martin-in-the-Fields.They have toured extensively and were invited to perform at the prestigious Gottingen International Festival in Germany.
Bar, tea, coffe and cake from 2pm
Tickets: £8 (advance), £9 (door), £1 reduction for Friends of Calstock Arts, £6 (under 21s)
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SManchester Recorder Orchestraaturday 15th July 7.30pm

Trinity Church, Buxton SK17 6PR
Summer concert by the Manchester Recorder Orchestra at the Buxton Festival Fringe.  Returning for the 18th time in their 35th anniversary year, this large recorder group is offering an exciting and wide-ranging programme of music including Passaglia by Eillen Silcocks, Symphony by MIke Sammons, Fipple Dance by Glen Shannon and a brand new commission ‘Icon’ by Raymond Head. You can be sure of an entertaining and enjoyable evening.
Tickets on the door: £8; £7 (conc); free (under 16).
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TSt Peters Congletonuesday 18th July at 12.15

St Peter’s Church, Congleton
Macclesfield SRP Concert Group
Purcell, Handel and English Madrigalists, together with English Country Dance Suite and English Folk Song Suite arranged by Richard Foxcroft, who directs.
Admission Free. Coffee and cake from 11.30
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September 2017

Saturday Flanders Recorder Quartet30th September at 7.30pm

Saltaire United Reformed Church, Victoria Road, Saltaire, BD18 3LF
Flanders Recorder Quartet
The Final Chapter  – farewell tour
Part of the Flanders Recorder Quartet Weekend at the Early Music Shop, which also includes Workshops and Tuition on 1st October
Tickets: £18 in advance, £20 on the door
Further information and ticketing

October 2017

Monday 2ndFlanders Recorder Quartet October at 7.45pm

St Pauls Church, St Paul’s Rd, Bristol BS8 1LR
The Flanders Recorder Quartet
The Final Chapter with afternoon workshop
Further Details
Contact: UKtour@flanders-recorder-quartet.be
Online Booking

Tuesday 3rd October at 7.45

United Reform Church, White Rose Ln, Woking GU22 7HA
The Flanders Recorder Quartet
Our Final Favourites with afternoon workshop
Further Details
Contact: UKtour@flanders-recorder-quartet.be
Online Booking

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
Contact: UKtour@flanders-recorder-quartet.be
Online Booking

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

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

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 June 25, 2017