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Format: 2018-11-18
Format: 2018-11-18
  • 24 November 2018 - 7:30pm
    The Glory of Baroque – Vivaldi, Handel and Bach
    Concordia Chamber Choir, Dan Ludford-Thomas, The South Circular Orchestra
    All Saints Church, West Dulwich London SE21 8JY
    United Kingdom

    All of the magnificent music in Concordia’s autumn concert was, incredibly, composed within the span of less than forty years - in that astonishing flowering of European music in the early 18th century which we now call the Baroque. Our programme especially celebrates the trio of composers whose work defines this golden era: Vivaldi, Handel and Corelli.

    The centrepiece of the evening will be Vivaldi’s Gloria, almost a ‘lost’ masterpiece till the mid 20th century, but now one of the most popular and revered works in the canon of sacred music. The genius of Handel will be represented by two contrasting pieces: Zadok The Priest, highly familiar but never failing to take the breath away with its sweep and majesty and Ode For the Birthday Of Queen Anne, a secular cantata, part of which was sung at this summer’s wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Last, but most certainly not least, we are delighted welcome back our very special guests The South Circular Orchestra, who will also perform Corelli's Christmas Concerto.

    So please book your tickets now and join us for a stirring evening of baroque masterworks in the equally inspirational setting of All Saint’s Church. We look forward to seeing you.

    Gloria in D
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Concerto Grosso No 8 in G minor, 'Christmas Concerto'
    Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
  • 25 November 2018 - 7:30pm
    The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra and The Burford Singers perform Mozart
    Ben Goldscheider, Brian Kay, Jake Muffet, Kate Bailey, Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Robyn Allegra Parton, The Burford Singers, The Cotswold Chamber Orchestra, William Wallace
    Church of St John the Baptist Burford OX18 4RY
    United Kingdom

    For this celebration of the music of Mozart, including the Great Mass in C Minor, we are delighted to be joined by Ben Goldscheider, Winner of the Brass Category Final of the 2016 BBC Young Musician Competition who will perform the Horn Concerto No 4.

    Postal booking from 17th September to 5th October, via Burford Singers website
    Online booking from 15th October Burford Singers website - booking fee applies
    Booking in person (unreserved tickets only) from 15th October

    Divertimento for strings No 1 in D
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concerto for horn and orchestra No 4 in E flat
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Mass in C minor, 'The Great'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
  • 24 November 2018 - 7:30pm
    Chester Music Society Choir: The Dream of Gerontius
    Chester Cathedral Choir, Chester Music Society Choir, David Ellis, Graham Jordan Ellis, Kathryn Rudge, Liverpool Sinfonia, Nicholas Hardy
    Chester Cathedral Chester CH1 2HU
    United Kingdom

    The Dream of Gerontius is a work for voices and orchestra in two parts composed by Sir Edward Elgar in 1900, to text from the poem by John Henry Newman. It relates the journey of a pious man's soul from his deathbed to his judgement before God.

    Gerontius (a name derived from the Greek word geron, "old man") is a devout Everyman. Elgar's setting uses most of the text of the first part of the poem, which takes place on Earth. This music is now cherished by believers of many denominations, as well as by countless agnostic music-lovers. It is no longer the doctrine that matters, but the heartfelt expression of loss and hope in the face of death: ‘Farewell, but not for ever!’

    The Dream of Gerontius
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
  • 21 November 2018 - 7:30pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - Wolf, Schubert, Schoenberg, Suk
    Alicja Smietana, Bartholomew LaFollette, Dimitri Murrath, Giulio Plotino, Irina Botan, Natalie Klouda, Simon Callaghan
    St Anne's Church London N6 6AP
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    Italian Serenade
    Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
    Verklärte Nacht
    Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
    Piano Trio in B flat 'Sonatensatz'
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Andante festivo, for string quartet
    Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
    Piano Quartet in A minor
    Josef Suk (1874-1935)
  • 24 November 2018 - 7:15pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - Boccherini, Zemlinsky, Schubert
    Alec Frank-Gemmill, Alina Ibragimova, Ashok Klouda, Chi-chi Nwanoku, Dimitri Murrath, Julian Bliss, Natalie Klouda, Simon Callaghan, Tom Service
    St Michael's Church, Highgate London N6 6BJ
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    This evening's concert is introduced by BBC presenter Tom Service.

    Sonata for cello and basso continuo in G
    Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
    Trio for clarinet, cello and piano in D minor
    Alexander von Zemlinsky (1871-1942)
    Octet in F
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
  • 25 November 2018 - 6:30pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - Haydn, Brahms, Ludwig, Schumann
    Alina Ibragimova, Ashok Klouda, Dimitri Murrath, Irina Botan, Julian Bliss, Natalie Klouda, Wu Qian
    St Anne's Church London N6 6AP
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    This Gala concert brings to an end the festival's week of music-making.

    Keyboard trio in E flat
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    Trio for clarinet, cello and piano in A minor
    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Three Yiddish Dances, for piano trio
    David Ludwig ()
    Quintet for piano and strings in E Flat
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
  • 20 November 2018 - 7:30pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - Beethoven, Mahler, Schubert
    Alexander Sitkovetsky, Ashok Klouda, Chi-chi Nwanoku, Dimitri Murrath, Irina Botan, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Simon Callaghan
    St Michael's Church, Highgate London N6 6BJ
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    String Trio No 1 in G
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Prayer
    Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
    Piano Quartet (in one movement) in A minor
    Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
    Autumn in Buenos Aires
    Jose Elizondo ()
    Quintet for piano and strings in A, 'Die Forelle' (Trout)
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
  • 20 November 2018 - 10:00pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - César Franck's violin sonata
    Giulio Plotino, Irina Botan
    St Michael's Church, Highgate London N6 6BJ
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    This concert, part of the new 'Sonatas by candlelight' series offers a short, intimate late-night concert performance to round off an evening of music-making.

    Sonata for violin and piano in A
    César Franck (1822-1890)
  • 22 November 2018 - 7:30pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - Purcell, Debussy, Elgar, poetry
    Ashok Klouda, Benjamin Nabarro, Gemma Rosefield, Meghan Cassidy, Natalie Klouda, Simon Callaghan, Simon Callow
    St Anne's Church London N6 6AP
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    This concert also celebrates Highgate poets, with poetry readings by Simon Callow.

    Chacony for strings in G minor
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    String Quartet in G minor
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Quintet for piano and strings in A minor
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
  • 22 November 2018 - 10:00pm
    Highgate International Chamber Music Festival - Bax's viola sonata
    Dmitri Murrath, Simon Callaghan
    St Anne's Church London N6 6AP
    United Kingdom

    The Highgate International Chamber Music Festival brings together distinguished chamber musicians from around the world for a celebration of chamber music in venues around Highgate. In the intimate setting of Highgate's beautiful churches, a stone's throw from Hampstead Heath, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival presents varied programmes with masterworks of the repertoire set alongside lesser-known gems, delivered with fresh, energised performances by world-class musicians performing alongside one another in combinations not heard anywhere else.

    This concert, part of the new 'Sonatas by candlelight' series offers a short, intimate late-night concert performance to round off an evening of music-making.

    Sonata for Viola and Piano
    Sir Arnold Bax (1883-1953)
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