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Format: 2014-08-28
Format: 2014-08-28
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    Sat, 2014-08-30 19:30
    Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
    Benjamin Grosvenor
    Saffron Hall Saffron Walden CB11 4UH
    United Kingdom

    Electrifying performances, exquisite technique and ingenious flair. In his brief but sensational career to date, British pianist and Gramophone Award winner, Benjamin Grosvenor, has become one of the most sought-after young performers in the world. Be thrilled by Benjamin's scintillating pianism in our stunning season finale featuring Schubert's great G flat Impromptu and Ravel's Schubert-inspired Valses nobles et sentimentales.

    Andante and Rondo Capriccioso
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Impromptu No 3 in G flat from 4 Impromptus
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Humoreske in B Flat for Piano
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Paisaje No 1 'La fuente y la campana' from Paisajes, for piano
    Federico Mompou (1893-1987)
    Fairy Tales
    Nikolai Karlovich Medtner (1880-1951)
    Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
    Valse de l'opera from Faust
    Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
  • Sat, 2014-08-30 19:30
    Baroque Festival by candlelight | Belmont Ensemble of London
    Belmont Ensemble of London, Peter G Dyson
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    In aid of The Connection at St Martin's - Helping London's homeless

    Concerto for Violin and Strings No 1 in E, 'Spring' RV 269 from The Four Seasons
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for 2 violins No 8 in A minor
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto in E flat major for violin 'La Tempesta di Mare'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for Strings in G, 'Alla Rustica'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Air on the G String from Orchestral Suite No 3
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Canon from Canon and Gigue in D
    Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Divertimento for Strings No 3 in F, 'Salzburg Symphony'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
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    Thu, 2014-09-04 19:30
    The Choral Pilgrimage 2014: The Voice of the Turtle Dove | The Sixteen
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Wells Cathedral Wells BA5 2PA
    United Kingdom

    For its 14th Choral Pilgrimage The Sixteen and Harry Christophers revisit the golden age of renaissance polyphony with a stunning programme of music by English composers John Sheppard, Richard Davy and William Mundy.

    Mundy’s monumental work Vox patris caelestis, the text of which comes from the Song of Songs, can be considered as the culmination of the great antiphon tradition, while Sheppard's musical style contains all the grandness of English harmonic invention. This year’s programme includes Sheppard’s glorious seven-part work Libera nos as well as his sublime Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria. Davy is the second most represented of all the composers in the Eton Choirbook and the mere fact that his music survived the Reformation is nothing short of a miracle. It is believed he wrote his monumental O Domine caeli terraeque in the span of a single day during his time at Magdalen College, Oxford.

    Harry Christophers says of the 2014 tour ‘Each one of these works is a real gem just waiting to be discovered by a wider audience. This music is part of our great heritage and I look forward to you joining us on this pilgrimage of discovery.’

    Gaude, Gaude, Gaude Maria Virgo
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    Adolescentulus sum ego
    William Mundy (c1529-1591)
    In manus tuas III
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    O Domine caeli terraeque
    Richard Davy (1465-c1507)
    In manus tuas I
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    Ah, mine heart, remember thee well
    Richard Davy (1465-c1507)
    Vox patris caelestis
    William Mundy (c1529-1591)
    Libera nos I and II
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
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    Fri, 2014-09-05 19:30
    The Choral Pilgrimage 2014: The Voice of the Turtle Dove | The Sixteen
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Winchester Cathedral Winchester SO23 9LS
    United Kingdom

    For its 14th Choral Pilgrimage The Sixteen and Harry Christophers revisit the golden age of renaissance polyphony with a stunning programme of music by English composers John Sheppard, Richard Davy and William Mundy.

    Mundy’s monumental work Vox patris caelestis, the text of which comes from the Song of Songs, can be considered as the culmination of the great antiphon tradition, while Sheppard's musical style contains all the grandness of English harmonic invention. This year’s programme includes Sheppard’s glorious seven-part work Libera nos as well as his sublime Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria. Davy is the second most represented of all the composers in the Eton Choirbook and the mere fact that his music survived the Reformation is nothing short of a miracle. It is believed he wrote his monumental O Domine caeli terraeque in the span of a single day during his time at Magdalen College, Oxford.

    Harry Christophers says of the 2014 tour ‘Each one of these works is a real gem just waiting to be discovered by a wider audience. This music is part of our great heritage and I look forward to you joining us on this pilgrimage of discovery.’

    Gaude, Gaude, Gaude Maria Virgo
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    Adolescentulus sum ego
    William Mundy (c1529-1591)
    In manus tuas III
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    O Domine caeli terraeque
    Richard Davy (1465-c1507)
    In manus tuas I
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    Ah, mine heart, remember thee well
    Richard Davy (1465-c1507)
    Vox patris caelestis
    William Mundy (c1529-1591)
    Libera nos I and II
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
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    Sat, 2014-09-06 19:30
    The Choral Pilgrimage 2014: The Voice of the Turtle Dove | The Sixteen
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban St Albans AL1 1BY
    United Kingdom

    For its 14th Choral Pilgrimage The Sixteen and Harry Christophers revisit the golden age of renaissance polyphony with a stunning programme of music by English composers John Sheppard, Richard Davy and William Mundy.

    Mundy’s monumental work Vox patris caelestis, the text of which comes from the Song of Songs, can be considered as the culmination of the great antiphon tradition, while Sheppard's musical style contains all the grandness of English harmonic invention. This year’s programme includes Sheppard’s glorious seven-part work Libera nos as well as his sublime Gaude, gaude, gaude Maria. Davy is the second most represented of all the composers in the Eton Choirbook and the mere fact that his music survived the Reformation is nothing short of a miracle. It is believed he wrote his monumental O Domine caeli terraeque in the span of a single day during his time at Magdalen College, Oxford.

    Harry Christophers says of the 2014 tour ‘Each one of these works is a real gem just waiting to be discovered by a wider audience. This music is part of our great heritage and I look forward to you joining us on this pilgrimage of discovery.’

    There will be a free pre-concert talk from Harry Christophers and a member of The Sixteen before this concert, exploring the context and performance practice of the repetoire.

    Gaude, Gaude, Gaude Maria Virgo
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    Adolescentulus sum ego
    William Mundy (c1529-1591)
    In manus tuas III
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    O Domine caeli terraeque
    Richard Davy (1465-c1507)
    In manus tuas I
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
    Ah, mine heart, remember thee well
    Richard Davy (1465-c1507)
    Vox patris caelestis
    William Mundy (c1529-1591)
    Libera nos I and II
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
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    Sat, 2014-08-30 19:30
    The Tzigane Piano Trio
    Elizabeth Marcus, Gillian Findlay, Jennie Pounder, The Tzigane Piano Trio
    The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin Hambleden RG9 6RT
    United Kingdom

    Since 1988 the Trio has performed widely throughout the UK and Europe. Pianist Elizabeth Marcus has broadcast extensively an d is staff accompanist at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Both Gillian Findlay and Jennie Brown have worked with major symphony and chamber orchestras in Lindon and have been awarded ARAM for distinction in the profession.

    Keyboard Trio No 26 in F sharp minor
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    Piano Trio No 2 in G minor
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    Keyboard Trio No 1 in G
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Trio for flute, cello and piano, arranged for piano trio
    Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
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    Sun, 2014-08-31 16:00
    English heirs: music for recorder and harpsichord
    Naomi Okuda, Pawel Siwczak
    Crown Court Church of Scotland, Covent Garden London WC2B 5EZ
    United Kingdom
    Sonata No 2 in C for recorder and continuo
    Francesco Barsanti (1690-1772)
    Suite for Keyboard in E minor
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Solo No 4 in D minor
    John Stanley (1712-1786)
    I Prelude from Scottish Suite
    Norman Fulton (1910-1980)
    Sonata No 1 in F
    Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
    Recorder Sonata in D minor
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
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    Fri, 2014-08-29 13:00
    Lunchtime Recital - Gianni Brass Ensemble
    Alex Joyce, Emma Bassett, Gianni Brass Ensemble, Gianni Bruno, Joe Palmer, Niall Mulvoy, Nick Prince, Paul Bosworth, Ross Lumbard, Ryan Hume
    Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) London W1C 2DJ
    United Kingdom

    Gianni Brass is a brass ensemble bringing together some of the UK’s leading and upcoming brass players. The group formed in 2011 at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and have played in various venues across London including Royal Festival Hall, St Johns Smith Square and Regent Hall.

    Gianni Brass have also been involved in workshops and concerts with Roger Argente’s Superbrass and have experience playing in recording sessions, weddings and corporate events.

    “Gianni Brass did a rousing and fabulous job at St John’s Smith Square – incredibly impressive” - Alison Balsom

    Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare
    Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
    The King's Hunting Jig
    John Bull (c.1562/3-1628)
    Pavana
    John Bull (c.1562/3-1628)
    Overture from Nabucco
    Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
    Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music
    Stephen Sondheim (1930- )
    Finale from The Firebird, 'L'Oiseau de Feu'
    Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
    Jealousy Tango
    Jacob Gade (1879-1963)
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    Fri, 2014-09-05 19:30
    Mozart Concert Weekend - Concerto Concert 1
    Cherubim Chamber Soloists, George Ross, Joseph Shiner, Michael Maxwell Steer, Octavia Lamb
    Wardour Chapel, New Wardour Castle Tisbury SP3 6RH
    United Kingdom

    The first concert of a weekend of events in the splendour of Wardour Chapel celebrating the young musical talent supported by The Cherubim Music Trust. Selected soloists will play concerti by Mozart and Haydn, using the professional level instruments loaned to them by the Trust to forward their careers.

    In this concert, there will be an opportunity to hear the 1828 Corby cello, presently on loan to George Ross, playing Haydn's Cello Concerto No 1 in C.

    Serenade No 13 in G, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concerto for Flute and Orchestra No 2 in D
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No 1 in C
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
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    Sat, 2014-08-30 19:30
    War and Peace | National Youth Choir of Great Britain
    Ben Parry, Christopher Hann, National Youth Choir of Great Britain
    The Sage Gateshead Gateshead NE8 2JR
    United Kingdom

    The National Youth Choir is formed of over 100 of the UK’s best young singers aged 16 – 22. Meeting only in the spring and summer holidays, they sing just a few breathtaking performances each year: this is a rare chance hear them.

    This evening's programme, 'War and Peace', explores a wide range of music reacting to two critical themes of human existence. There's also a brand new work, Uncertain Sea, by Northumbrian-based composer John Casken and using words by local poet and historian Katrina Porteous.

    Read more about the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain at www.nycgb.net.

    The National Youth Choir will be joined by young singers from Sage Gateshead's Youth Summer Sing, so it’s also a great chance to support young singers from the north east as they take part in an evening of outstanding choral music.

    Agnus Dei
    Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
    Take him, earth, for cherishing
    Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
    Joshua fit de battle of Jericho
    Jonathan Rathbone ()
    Agincourt Song
    Traditional ()
    A Choral Fanfare
    John Rutter (1945-)
    The Bluebird from 8 Partsongs
    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
    Nunc Dimittis
    Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
    Friede auf Erden
    Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
    Aus der Tiefe from Psalmen Davids sämtlichen Moteten und Concerten
    Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)
    Dixit Dominus
    Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
    Robert the Bruce: to Douglas in Dying
    Ben Parry ()
    5 Negro Spirituals from A Child of our Time
    Sir Michael Tippett (1905-1998)
    La Guerre
    Clément Janequin (c1485-1558)
    Uncertain Sea
    John Casken (1949-)