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Format: 2014-09-01
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    Wed, 2014-09-10 19:30
    Music in the Abbey
    Ilya Chetverikov, Maki Sekiya
    Dorchester Abbey Dorchester-on-Thames OX10 7HN
    United Kingdom

    Music in the Abbey' - 9th to 14th September 2014

    Orchestra of St. John's annual music festival in Dorchester Abbey is bigger and better than ever this year!

    There are 8 events with a great line up, including Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, renowned pianists Maki Sekiya and Ilya Chetverikov, violinist Jan Schmolck and the Derek Paravicini Quartet.

    10th September:
    Maki Sekiya stunned the audience at her concert last year with her sensitive and technically brilliant virtuoso performance. Born in Tokyo in 1978, Maki made her first public appearance as a ten-year-old on Japanese TV. A graduate of the Purcell School in London and the Moscow State Conservatory, she has won prizes at many international competitions, made a large number of recordings and performed in Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Bulgaria and the UK.

    Ilya Chetverikov, who studied piano at the Gnessin Music Academy and the Moscow State Conservatory, has won awards at international competitions and appeared as a soloist with leading orchestras. Ilya is an accomplished teacher and choirmaster, conducting several choirs in Moscow.

    Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Advent Cantata)
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Sonata for Piano No 13 in A
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Sonata for Piano No 5 in F sharp
    Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)
    Petite Suite
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Prelude to Act I from 'Tristan und Isolde'
    Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
    Gaspard de la nuit
    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
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    Sun, 2014-09-07 17:15
    Prime Brass and Organ at Ely Cathedral
    Edmund Aldhouse, Paul Trepte, Prime Brass
    Ely Cathedral Ely CB7 4DL
    United Kingdom

    Our annual brass and organ spectacular in the magnificent setting of Ely Cathedral. The programme is built around works by the three consecutive Masters of the Queens Music composed in honour of cities.

    Salute to Sydney
    Sir Arnold Bax (1883-1953)
    Sonata Secolare
    John Gardner (1917-2011)
    Greetings to a City
    Sir Arthur Bliss (1891-1975)
    On the Summit from Eine Alpensinfonie, 'An Alpine Symphony'
    Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
    Great Gate at Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition
    Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
    Konstanz Fanfare
    Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003)
    Richmond Fanfare
    Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003)
    Fontainebleau Fanfare
    Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003)
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    Sat, 2014-09-06 12:00
    Clarinet recital with David Campbell -Benslow Music International Concert Series
    David Campbell, Ian Scott, John Flinders, Margaret Archibald
    Peter Morrison Hall, Benslow Music Trust Hitchin SG4 9RB
    United Kingdom

    Original works and arrangements for one, two and three clarinets and piano;

    Programme included in the ticket price; accessible parking; licensed bar

  • Thu, 2014-09-11 19:30
    Vivaldi's Gloria by candlelight | Lea Singers
    Amy Williamson, Benjamin Goodson, Brandenburg Baroque Soloists, Josephine Goddard, Lea Singers, Persephone Gibbs
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    Our first concert this evening is a triumph of Baroque brilliance, with Persephone Gibbs leading the Brandenburg Baroque soloists in a Bach double, and Benjamin Goodson’s magnificent Lea Singers joining for the Vivaldi.

    This concert is part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Gloria in D
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for Violin and Strings in E major
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Thu, 2014-09-11 17:30
    Singing on the Steps! - Woolwich Singers (community choir)
    Benjie del Rosario, Woolwich Singers
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    The Woolwich Singers open the 2014 Autumn Series with a wonderful free event as they sing on the steps in front of the iconic portico of St Martin's. They are a community choir whose aim is to sing together, meet new people and have fun.

    They perform a mixture of traditional and pop songs, and everyone is welcome. What a great way to start our Autumn season - come along and join in!

    This free concert is the opening event of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Somewhere from West Side Story
    Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
    Puttin' on the Ritz
    Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
    Make you feel my love
    Bob Dylan ()
  • Thu, 2014-09-11 21:30
    Rachmaninov's Vespers by candlelight | The Ariel Consort of London (choir)
    Douglas Lee, The Ariel Consort of London
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    St Martin's in the candlelight is a magical place to experience this masterpiece of Russian choral writing. The Ariel Consort made their Brandenburg Choral Festival debut earlier this year with a performance of the same work. Those who attended know this is a concert not to be missed!

    This concert lasts approximately one hour with no interval.

    It is the second of two concerts at St Martin's this evening, and a special combined ticket price is available for both concerts - please call the box office.

    This concert is part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Vespers, 'All-Night Vigil'
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
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    Fri, 2014-09-05 19:30
    Two choirs, one Duke, and a golden coach | Exultate Singers
    Camerata Vocale Hannover, David Ogden, Exultate Singers, Hans-Dieter Reinecke, Richard Johnson
    St Mary Redcliffe Church Bristol BS1 6RA
    United Kingdom

    Why was a golden coach sent from London to Hanover on 6 September 1714?

    In collaboration with Camerata Vocale Hannover, Exultate Singers tells the story in words and music, marking the 300th anniversary of the Hanoverian succession to the British throne.

    The programme includes music by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Handel, James MacMillan, Rachmaninov and Rheinberger.

    Entry to the concert is free. There will be a retiring collection.

    Reserve your ticket at the Exultate Singers website by 31st August and be entered into a free prize draw for a pair of tickets to one of Exultate Singers' Carols by Candlelight concerts

    Dennoch bleibe ich stets an dir
    Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630)
    Richte mich, Gott
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz
    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    O Sacrum Convivium!
    Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
    Veni, dilecte mi!
    Wolfram Buchenberg (1962-)
    Data Est Mihi Omnis Potestas from Strathclyde Motets
    James MacMillan (1959-)
    Bogoroditsye Dyevo (Ave Maria) from Vespers, 'All-Night Vigil'
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Abendlied from 3 Geistliche Gesänge
    Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901)
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    Wed, 2014-09-10 19:30
    Susanna Rigacci (soprano) and Simone Soldati (piano) - InCanto Cinema
    Simone Soldati, Susanna Rigacci
    Queen Elizabeth Hall London SE1 8XX
    United Kingdom

    Susanna Rigacci performs classic cinematic scores, including music by Ennio Morricone.

    Since 2001, she has performed worldwide in the film composer's concerts as a solo voice.

    She presents his compositions alongside other popular film music, accompanied by pianist Simone Soldati.

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    Mon, 2014-09-08 14:00
    Come and Sing Mozart's Requiem with Brandenburg Festival Chorus
    Brandenburg Festival Chorus, Iestyn Evans, Robert Porter
    St Botolph without Bishopsgate London EC2M 3TL
    United Kingdom

    Join the Brandenburg Festival Chorus and Bob Porter for an afternoon workshop looking at Mozart's final masterwork, the Requiem. If you would like to take part in the Armistice Day concert on Tuesday, this a great opportunity to refresh your memory and remind yourself of those tricky corners!

    Registration is from 1.45pm, with singing commencing at 2pm. You will need to specify your voice part when you book your ticket.

    Audience are welcome to attend the concert at 8pm.

    This event is part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Requiem Mass in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
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    Wed, 2014-09-03 19:30
    Electric Elizabethans + | Braid-Podobedov Duo (archtop guitar/piano duo)
    Braid-Podobedov Duo, David Braid, Sergei Podobedov
    Wilton's Music Hall London E1 8JB
    United Kingdom

    Guitarist/composer David Braid and pianist Sergei Podobedov present Renaissance and Baroque music with a fresh, contemporary twist. Alongside this early music the duo will play new works by David himself including the world premiere of his new work Symphony for Two.

    David Braid and Sergei Podobedov make up this unique, London-based ensemble,The Braid-Podobedov Duo, which combines the past and future in programmes of Renaissance and Baroque music together with contemporary works. The two originally teamed up to play jazz as students at the Royal College of Music but decided to turn their attention to the great contrapuntal music of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, combining instruments that blend seamlessly to produce a remarkable tone.

    David and Sergei have devised a special programme for this performance at Wilton’s, using their own transcriptions of the music of composers such as Sweelinck, Bach and Byrd together with brand new works by David, composed for the unusual and idiomatic instrumentation of piano and a type of guitar usually associated with jazz.

    The Braid-Podobedov Duo have recently appeared at: The Forge, Camden; The Studio at St James Theatre; The Schott Recital Room, St Bride’s Church, Fairfield Hall and many others. Wilton’s is delighted to welcome their unique style of performance to The Chrysalis Club.

    Lachrymae pavan
    John Dowland (c1563-1626)
    Symphony for Two (world premiere)
    David Braid (1970-)
    Pavan and Galliard No 1
    William Byrd (1543-1623)
    Sonata for archtop guitar and piano
    David Braid (1970-)
    Echo Fantasia in Aeolian mode
    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621 )