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Format: 2014-08-02
Format: 2014-08-02
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    Sun, 2014-08-03 16:00
    The Amorous Flute and Sprightly Hoboy - The Parley of Instruments
    Gail Hennessy, Judy Tarling, Mark Caudle, Peter Holman, Philip Thorby, The Parley of Instruments
    Little St Mary's Church Cambridge CB2 1QG
    United Kingdom

    17th and 18th century chamber music featuring the baroque oboe, recorders and continuo, by Henry Purcell and composers who followed him: Sainte Colombe le fils, Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, Gottfried Finger, William Babell and William Williams.

    Sonata for recorder in D minor
    Godfrey (Gottfried) Finger (c1660-1730)
    Ground in B flat
    Godfrey (Gottfried) Finger (c1660-1730)
    Sonata in C minor
    Godfrey (Gottfried) Finger (c1660-1730)
    Chaconne: 2 in 1 upon a ground from The History of Dioclesian, or The Prophetess
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Sonata in F 'In Imitation of Birds'
    William Williams (died in or before 1701)
    Solo in B flat, Book 2 No 4
    William Babell (1690-1723)
    Sonata for recorder in C minor
    Jean (John) Baptiste Loeillet (1680-1730)
    £20, full-time students and unwaged £15 Available from 01223 847330 .
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    Wed, 2014-08-06 20:00
    Shakespeare after Shakespeare - The Parley of Instruments
    Judy Tarling, Julia Kuhn, Mark Caudle, Peter Holman, Philippa Hyde, Rachel Stott, The Parley of Instruments
    Trinity College Chapel Cambridge CB2 1TQ
    United Kingdom

    Songs and instrumental music, composed from 1660 to 1760, to accompany Shakespeare’s plays, including music from Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and from composers who followed Purcell, including Jeremiah Clarke, Pelham Humfrey, Matthew Locke and Thomas Arne.

    Curtain Tune from The Tempest
    Matthew Locke (1622-1677)
    Where the bee sucks
    Pelham Humfrey (1647-1674)
    Dear pretty youth from The Tempest (or The Enchanted Island)
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Dry those eyes
    John Weldon (1676-1736)
    Suite for The Moor of Venice
    John Lenton (1657-1719)
    See, even Night herself is here from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Dance for the followers of night from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    If Love's a Sweet Passion from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Thrice happy lovers from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Chaconne from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Chaconne (Curtain tune) in G minor from Timon of Athens
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Overture in G minor
    Jeremiah Clarke (c1674-1707)
    £25, full-time students and unwaged £20 Available from 01223 847330 .
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    Sun, 2014-08-10 14:00
    An Argosy for England - The Intrepid Academy
    Alison Kinder, David Hatcher, Jennie Cassidy, Lynda Sayce, Philip Thorby, The Intrepid Academy
    Sidney Sussex College Chapel Cambridge
    United Kingdom

    In Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Shylock describes the merchant Antonio as having argosies bound for Tripolis, the Indies, Mexico, and “a fourth for England”. Indeed, in the 16th century, Venice was building one ship every day, to defend itself and to trade. One of its exports was music – string instruments were built on an industrial scale in Venice, and shipped all over the world, sometimes in kit-form, packed in boxes specially designed to fit efficiently into the standardised holds of the ships! Venice also exported musicians from all over Italy, and was the centre for music printing. Our programme includes Venetian music by Rore and Willaert, and Italian dances and instrumental music from the libraries of great English houses, and features instruments copied from Venetian originals.

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    Cipriano de Rore (1515/6-1565)
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    Adrian Willaert (1490-1562)
    Tickets £20; students, unwaged £15 Available from 01223 847330 .
  • Sat, 2014-08-09 19:30
    Vivaldi's The Four Seasons - by candlelight | Belmont Ensemble of London
    Belmont Ensemble of London, Peter G Dyson
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom
    Le Quattro Stagioni, 'The Four Seasons'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for 2 violins No 8 in A minor
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Divertimento for Strings No 2 in B flat, 'Salzburg Symphony'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Incidental Music from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Air on the G String from Orchestral Suite No 3 in D
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto for Strings in G, 'Alla Rustica'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Air in F major from Water Music
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    £28, £24, £20, £15, £9 Available from 020 7766 1100 Mon - Sat : 10am - 5pm.
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    Sat, 2014-08-09 19:30
    The Purcell Legacy: Baroque Music from England
    Peter Holman, Philip Thorby, Students of the Cambridge Early Music Baroque Summer School
    Emmanuel United Reformed Church Cambridge CB2 1RR
    United Kingdom

    English baroque music for voices and instruments by Purcell, Croft, Handel and others. The concert will include Handel’s Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate and Purcell’s My heart is inditing, along with other works which the students will have studied during this year’s Baroque Music Summer School.

    Jubilate, 'Utrecht'
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Te Deum, 'Utrecht'
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    My heart is inditing
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    £12, full-time students and unwaged £10 Available from 01223 847330 .
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    Sat, 2014-08-09 12:00
    Summer Saturday Recital Series - Nick Hardy (tenor) and Neil Kelley (piano)
    Neil Kelley, Nick Hardy
    St James's Church Bushey WD23 1BD
    United Kingdom

    Nick Hardy comes from Liverpool. He started singing in school choirs and then studied at the Royal Academy of Music. He has sung roles and covers for Scottish Opera and Buxton Festival Opera and has sung 30 major roles for local companies throughout the country. His UK-wide oratorio solo credits include many performances of Verdi's Requiem and Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius. As a gala soloist he has sung in Italy, Germany and Spain with London Festival Opera, and as a free-lance chorister he has frequently appeared with ENO, WNO, Opera North and Scottish Opera.

    Programme to include arias by Mozart and Puccini, songs by Beethoven, Schubert, Bellini and Tosti.

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Composition Not Known
    Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
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    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
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    Sir Paolo Tosti (1846-1916)
    Composition Not Known
    Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
    Composition Not Known
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
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  • Tue, 2014-08-05 19:30
    Moonlight Sonata: An evening in Vienna | Richard Tauber (piano)
    Richard Tauber
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    An evening in Vienna, with piano music in an enchanting candle-lit atmosphere including Beethoven's famous Moonlight Sonata.

    Richard Ilya Tauber was born in 1976 in St. Petersburg, and completed university studies in piano (with Prof. Vladimir Nilson) and conducting (with Professor Ilya Musin) in St. Petersburg. In 1993, his conducting studies led him to the Mozarteum in Salzburg with Professor Michael Gielen where he graduated in 1995. Further studies led him to the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, where he graduated in 2006.

    Appearances at various prestigious summer academies and master classes followed, as well as Academia Chigiana with Maestro Gianluigi Gelmetti, International Summer Music Academy Mozarteum with Prof. Dmitri Bashkirov, Lucern Festival Academy with Maestro Pierre Boulez, Campus Internazionale di Musica in Elisso Virsaladze, semi-finalist in the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in London.

    Mr. Tauber received stipends such as the Alban-Berg-Stiftung, continued support from the Viennese Piano manufacturer Bösendorfer under the precept of being an Extraordinary Talent.
    As a pianist and chamber musician, he attended numerous concerts in various prestigious venues such as the Wiener Musikverein, Konzerthaus Vienna, Leiszhalle Hamburg, Rudolfinum in Prague, Wigmore Hall in London, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow.

    As a conductor and accompanist he took over the musical direction or participated in productions in various opera houses: Hamburg State Opera, Vienna Volksoper, Theater St. Gallen, Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, and opera festivals: Tenerife Opera Festival, Opera Festival Rheinberg, Bregenz Festival. Symphonic concerts with orchestras such as the Vienna RSO, Mozarteum Orchestra, LSO London.

    Sonata for Piano No 14 in C sharp minor, 'Moonlight'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Impromptu No 2 in A flat from 4 Impromptus
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Impromptu in A flat
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Nocturne No 8 in D flat
    Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
    Scherzo No 2 in B Flat minor
    Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
    Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Soirée de Vienne
    Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)
    Sonata for Piano No 11 in A
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    £20, £16, £13 Available from 020 7766 1100 Monday - Saturday 10.00-17.00.
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    Sat, 2014-08-02 19:45
    Best of British Festival Finale | Three Choirs Festival Chorus
    Girl Choristers of Worcester Cathedral, Peter Nardone, Philharmonia Orchestra, Sarah Connolly CBE, Three Choirs Festival Chorus
    Worcester Cathedral Worcester WR1 2LA
    United Kingdom

    A celebratory concert showcasing one of our best-loved soloists and some of our favourite repertoire. Prepare for an element of audience participation as the Three Choirs Festival Worcester 2014 draws to a close in rousing style.

    Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    5 Variants on 'Dives and Lazarus'
    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
    The Walk to the Paradise Garden
    Frederick Delius (1862-1934)
    Give unto the Lord
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    Jerusalem
    Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
    Sea Pictures
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    A Severn Rhapsody in D minor
    Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
    Ode at a Solemn Music, 'Blest Pair of Sirens'
    Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
    Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    £43, £38, £27, £20, £10 Available from 0845 652 1823 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.
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    Sat, 2014-08-02 11:00
    Royal Marines and Military Wives
    Captain David Cole, Gita Wymer, Innsworth Military Wives Choir, The Royal Marines Association Concert Band
    Worcester Cathedral Worcester WR1 2LA
    United Kingdom

    Comprising 50 musicians with a total of 1,800 years' experience, the Royal Marines Association Concert Band has thrilled sell-out audiences throughout the UK. They are joined by the Innsworth Military Wives Choir to present a programme of popular songs, marches, big band sounds, musical theatre and English classics including Elgar's 'Nimrod' and a Beatles tribute.

    £20, £15, £10, £5 Available from 0845 652 1823 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.
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    Sat, 2014-08-02 15:00
    Enchant Thine Ear | Students of the Eton Choral Course
    Students of the Eton Choral Course, Tim Johnson
    Malvern College Malvern WR14 3EP
    United Kingdom

    One of this year's Eton Choral Courses will be taking place during the Three Choirs Festival week at neighbouring Malvern College. The choir, directed by Tim Johnson with one of the course's resident organists as accompanist, will present a programme of works by composers such as Elgar, Stanford and Richard Rodney Bennett. The concert takes place in Big School.

    Composition Not Known
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
    Composition Not Known
    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
    Composition Not Known
    Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)
    £25 Available from 0845 652 1823 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.