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Format: 2014-11-27
Format: 2014-11-27
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    Sat, 2014-12-06 19:30
    Handel's Messiah| Bicester Choral and Operatic Society
    Akeman Chamber Orchestra, Aris Nadirian, Bicester Choral and Operatic Society, Georgina Stalbow, Jeanette Ager, Martin Quinn, Will Glendinning
    St Edburg's Church Bicester OX26 6AU
    United Kingdom

    Start the festive season in style with Bicester Choral and Operatic Society, as they perfrom that perennial favourite - Handel's Messiah.
    Accompanied by Akeman Chamber Orchestra and professional soloists it promises to be an evening not to be missed!

    Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
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    Sat, 2014-11-29 19:10
    Puccini's Tosca
    Alessandro Talevi, Guy Middlemiss, Miles Horner, Roberto Garcia Lopez, Rochelle Hart
    St Clement's Church, Chorlton Manchester
    United Kingdom

    Puccini - the film director who never was? International stage director Alessandro Talevi, in collaboration with Hashtag Opera Co, presents a week-long workshop culminating in a staged performance of Tosca. The focus of this project will be to highlight Puccini’s own stage directions and examine whether his musical style may be called a precursor to film composition before the dawn of cinema. Singers will benefit from detailed dramatic coaching and have the opportunity to perform their work for an audience.

    The performance, taking place on Saturday 29th November 2014, will be staged, featuring international emerging artists, including Rochelle Hart (Tosca), Roberto Garcia Lopez (Cavaradossi) and Miles Horner (Scarpia). Don't miss this opportunity to see the next generation of opera stars take on Puccini's beloved work, under the stage direction of acclaimed international director Alessandro Talevi. They are conducted and accompanied by Hashtag Opera Co musical director Guy Middlemiss.

    Tosca
    Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
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    Sat, 2014-12-06 19:00
    Handel's Messiah | Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
    Andrew Kidd, Lesley-Jane Rogers, Louise Mott, Matthew Minter, Matthew Owens, Music for Awhile, Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society
    Wells Cathedral Wells BA5 2PA
    United Kingdom

    Handel's greatest Oratorio, in the annual performance from the Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society and their Musical Director Matthew Owens. They are joind by the magnificent Music for Awhile Orchestra, and soloists Lesley-Jane Rogers, Louise Mott, Matthew Minter and Andrew Kidd.

    Messiah (Watkins Shaw Edition)
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
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    Sat, 2014-12-06 19:30
    Winter concert with Medici Choir and Brandenburg Sinfonia
    Brandenburg Sinfonia, David Gostick, John Baird, Justin Harmer, Liz Holmes, Lucy Barker, Medici Choir, Young Voices Children's Choir
    St Sepulchre-without-Newgate London EC1A 2DQ
    United Kingdom

    The concert includes the first performance of Incarnation, a new work by John Baird, which was commissioned for the choir's Diamond Jubilee.

    Part 1 from Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Incarnation
    John Baird (1943-)
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    Thu, 2014-11-27 19:30
    Dvorák Explored: Gypsy songs and Dumky Trio
    Arisa Fujita, Daniel Tong, Gary Pomeroy, Ivan Ludlow, Kate Gould, London Bridge Ensemble
    Hall One, Kings Place London N1 9AG
    United Kingdom

    The London Bridge Ensemble explore some of Dvorák's mature, folk-inspired music.

    The unique six-movement Dumky for piano trio and vibrant Second Piano Quartet bookend some of Dvorák’s best-loved vocal works, including the poignant 'Songs My Mother Taught Me' with a hauntingly beautiful melody.

    Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, 'Dumky'
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    4 Songs 'V národním tónu' (In Folk Tone)
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    7 Gypsy Melodies, 'Zigeunerlieder'
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    Quartet for Piano and Strings No 2 in E flat major
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
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    Sat, 2014-11-29 19:30
    Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers presents the Christmas Oratorio by JS Bach
    Alan Childs, Gwilym Bowen, Kevin Vockerodt, Natalie Montakhab, Neil Baker, Simon Ponsford, The Aurelian Ensemble, The Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers
    All Saints' Church Leighton Buzzard LU7 1AE
    United Kingdom

    Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers present the new English Edition by Neil Jenkins of the Christmas Oratorio.

    The new edition matches the German text musically as closely as possible.

    Christmas Oratorio
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
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    Sat, 2014-11-29 13:00
    Britten's Ceremony of Carols | Eboracum Baroque Chorus
    Cecily Beer, Chris Parsons, Eboracum Baroque Chorus
    Michaelhouse Centre Cambridge CB2 1SU
    United Kingdom

    Eboracum Baroque present a Christmas programme featuring Benjamin Britten’s glittering Ceremony of Carols for upper voice and harp. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies and hear a selection of other christmas favourites sung by some of the best young voices in the UK.

    Britten’s Ceremony of Carols is a selection of movements set to a middle english text. Originally written in 1942 when Britten was on voyage returning from the USA, the upper voice vocal writing and harp complement each other perfectly.

    Eboracum Baroque provide a performance platform for recent graduates from the top music institutions in the UK including the Royal College of Music and the University of York. The group has performed all across the UK including in the Ryedale Festival and Grimeborn Opera Festival and were recently described as some of the most promising young singers and musicians around today.’ - Music OMH

    A Ceremony of Carols
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
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    Fri, 2014-12-05 19:00
    Britten's Ceremony of Carols | Eboracum Baroque Chorus
    Cecily Beer, Chris Parsons, Eboracum Baroque Chorus
    Rochester Guildhall Rochester ME1 1PY
    United Kingdom

    Eboracum Baroque present a Christmas programme featuring Benjamin Britten’s glittering Ceremony of Carols for upper voice and harp. Enjoy mulled wine and mince pies and hear a selection of other christmas favourites sung by some of the best young voices in the UK.

    Britten’s Ceremony of Carols is a selection of movements set to a middle english text. Originally written in 1942 when Britten was on voyage returning from the USA, the upper voice vocal writing and harp complement each other perfectly.

    Eboracum Baroque provide a performance platform for recent graduates from the top music institutions in the UK including the Royal College of Music and the University of York. The group has performed all across the UK including in the Ryedale Festival and Grimeborn Opera Festival and were recently described as some of the most promising young singers and musicians around today.’ - Music OMH

    A Ceremony of Carols
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
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    Sat, 2014-11-29 19:30
    Music by Bach and Tomás Luis de Victoria | Luton Choral Society
    Adrian Horsewood, Claire Tomlin, Crispin Lewis, Ian Aitkenhead, Luton Choral Society, Paul Bentley, The Musicall Compass
    The Priory Church of St Peter Dunstable LU5 4NA
    United Kingdom

    This concert of early music will be accompanied by period insturments.

    In addittion to the main works, there will be instrumental music for viols and recorders

    Requiem (Officium defunctorum) a 6
    Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
    Cantata No 106, 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
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    Sat, 2014-12-06 19:30
    Sounding Food and Music
    Andrew Morley, Frances Bourne, Rebecca Hardwick, The Centenary Ensemble
    The Old Market Brighton BN3 1AS
    United Kingdom

    Contemporary Connections presents an exploration of food, eating and dieting in music. We invite the listner to make connections between hearing, tasting, creativity and gender issues in both the food and music industries. Programming exciting and often little heard works by women including a new commission by sound artist Amy Cunningham, this concert will be sure to surprise and engage all kinds of audiences.

    Food Preservation
    Daphne Oram (1925-2003)
    Food
    Pia Gilbert (1921-)
    The Frivolous Cake
    Helen Bowater (1952-)
    I am Bread
    Nicola LeFanu (1947-)
    Smart Appliances
    Composer Not Known ()
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