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Format: 2014-04-23
Format: 2014-04-23
  • Sat, 2014-05-03 19:30
    Mozart's Requiem - by candlelight | English Chamber Choir
    Belmont Ensemble of London, English Chamber Choir, Peter G Dyson
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom
    Requiem Mass in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Ave Verum Corpus in D
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Gloria in excelsis Deo
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Divertimento No 1 in D, 'Salzburg Symphony'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Suite from The Fairy Queen
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    £29, £25, £22, £16, £9 Available from 020 7766 1100 Mon - Fri : 10am - 5pm.
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    Sun, 2014-04-27 18:00
    8th UK Russian Song Festival and Contest Finale
    Alexander Kagan, Alexander Naumenko, Alexandra Durseneva, Alexandra Zarubina, Anna Zaytseva, David Serero, Diana Judelson, Faina Nikolas, Irina Tutt, Konstantin Lapshin, Maria Veretenina, Maria Woringer, Mikhail Kazinik, Olga Adamovich, Sergey Zakharov
    Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music London SW7 2BS
    United Kingdom

    Star guest performers and international finalists will sing over 30 best Russian and English songs, arias, romances by famous International, Russian and British composers, as well as classical and folk Russian and British songs! Delightful Show for Russian music lovers!

    Finale of the 8th International Russian Song Festival and Contest, UK Genres of Russian and British song include: Classical, Romance Song, Folk Song, best 20th century. Featuring performances by guest international singers. Special festival guest, and one of the judges-Michail Kazinik! Guest performer from Paris, France - David Serero! The Patron of the Festival is legendary Russian baritone Sergey Zakharov.

    Event is supported by the Ministry for Culture of Russian Federation, and Russian Federal Agency 'Rossotrudnichestvo'.

    Programme of the Finale:
    1. Opening Ceremony including fantastic guest performances!
    2. Over 30 best International, Russian and English arias, romances and songs performed
    3. The Winners’ Awards Ceremony
    4. Drinks reception for the winners, guests and VIP ticket holders

    Smile from the film Modern Times
    Sir Charles Chaplin (1899-1977)
    Aleko
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Swan Lake
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Nocturne in F minor, 'La Separation'
    Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)
    Amidst the noisy ball from 6 Songs
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Lubasha's song from The Tsar's Bride
    Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
    The garden blossoms by the River Don
    Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
    Sonata for violin and continuo
    Maxim Sozontovich Berezovsky (1745-1777)
    Ochi Chorniye (Black Eyes)
    Traditional Russian ()
    The Music of the Night from Phantom of the Opera
    Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948-)
    Zhavoronok (The Skylark)
    Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)
    Etude No 12 in D sharp minor from 12 Etudes
    Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915)
    Lenski's aria from Eugene Onegin
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    £30, groups of 10 and concessions £25, (VIP 100-best seats and after party) Available from 08444 77 1000 .
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    Sat, 2014-04-26 19:00
    Sergey Zakharov (baritone) - Best Russian Romance and International Love Songs
    Alexander Kagan, Russian Virtuosi of Europe, Sergey Zakharov
    Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music London SW7 2BS
    United Kingdom

    This concert opens the UK-Russian Song Festival 2014. Russian Virtuosi of Europe (string ensemble) will play the overture by Tchaikovsky.

    Sergey Zakharov (baritone), a legendary Russian star from St. Petersburg is performing a programme of his best love songs. Piano accompaniment is by Alexander Kagan, distinguished artist of Russia.

    One of the best Russian voices! A huge name in Russia, and amongst the Russian Community, Sergey Zakharov remains a hidden gem to British audiences. Zakharov has a unique, velveteen baritone voice. His magical appeal has always attracted mass audiences starting from his early years as a leading singer at the St. Petersburg Musical Theatre. He always plays amidst a sea of flowers from admirers. He has been soloist at the State Variety Orchestra under the directorship of Leonid Utesov. In 1996 Zakharov received the most prestigious award as a People’s Artist of Russia.

    The forthcoming performance includes a selection of well-loved and timeless Russian and International classics.

    Any concert by Sergey Zakharov is a special event; a celebration that can’t be missed!

    The concert is part of the Russian Song Festival 2014!

    Listen, if you wish
    Nikolai Shishkin ()
    Don't go, stay with me
    Nikolai Zubtsov ()
    Tigrionok (Tiger cub)
    Composer Not Known ()
    You are 19
    Boris Prozorovskiy ()
    Alone with romance
    Composer Not Known ()
    Priakha (The Spinner)
    Traditional Russian ()
    Vdol po ulitse metelitsa metet
    Traditional Russian ()
    Step, da step
    Traditional Russian ()
    Korobeyniki
    Traditional Russian ()
    Bubentsy (Jingles)
    Traditional Russian ()
    Lubov (Love)
    Composer Not Known ()
    Talaya voda
    Evgeny Krylatov (1934-)
    Lubliu tebia (Love you)
    Evgeny Krylatov (1934-)
    Echo of love
    Evgeniy Ptichkin ()
    Harmonika
    Composer Not Known ()
    Melodies of Love, for piano
    Composer Not Known ()
    On this day
    Composer Not Known ()
    Vstrecha (Rendezvous)
    Composer Not Known ()
    Speak softly love from The Godfather- Russian Lyrics (Ne mozhet byti)
    Nino Rota (1911-1979)
    Love Story-Russian Lyrics (Byla lubov)
    Francis Lai (1933-)
    Skazhite devushki (Dicitencello vuje)
    Rudolfo Falvo (1874-1936)
    Blagodariu tebia (I'm grateful to you)
    Arno Babadjanian (1921-1983)
    Serenade of Don Quixote
    Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904-1987)
    Serdtse na snegu (heart in the snow)
    Composer Not Known ()
    Andante Cantabile (arr. Serebrier)
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Waltz from Serenade in C, for String Orchestra
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Tickets £40 (groups of 10, concessions £35). VIP Best seats+Reception £100. Available from 08444 77 1000 .
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    Sat, 2014-05-03 19:45
    Pavel Haas Quartet
    Pavel Haas String Quartet
    Howard Assembly Room Leeds LS1 6NU
    United Kingdom

    Described by Gramophone Magazine as ‘the most exciting young string quartet of our time’, the dynamic Czech Quartet plays a programme dominated by music from their homeland. Played with their signature combination of technical brilliance, boldness and passion, this is the music that first brought them to international attention with their debut recording in 2006. They have since won a Gramophone award for their 2010 release of Dvorák string quartets.

    Janácek’s Tolstoy-inspired, storytelling String Quartet No 1, Kreutzer Sonata, is paired with Dvorák's masterly String Quartet Op 51, Slavonic. The evening is completed by the second of Beethoven’s Russian inflected Rasumovsky String Quartets Op 59.

    'The world’s most exciting string quartet? Well, they suit the tagline better than most.’ BBC Music Magazine

    Please note this concert has been rescheduled from 5 Dec 2013 to 3 May 2014. For more information call the Box Office.

    Tickets will be available online soon

    String Quartet No 7 in F, 'Rasumovsky'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    String Quartet No 10 in E flat
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    String Quartet No 1, 'The Kreutzer Sonata'
    Leoš Janácek (1854-1928)
    £15 Available from 0844 848 272 Monday to Saturday from 9.30am - 8pm.
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    Wed, 2014-04-30 19:30
    Martin Roscoe - Cambridge International Piano Series
    Martin Roscoe
    West Road Concert Hall Cambridge CB3 9DP
    United Kingdom

    Martin Roscoe is a Professor of Piano at the Guildhall School of Music. He is one of Britain's most prolific recitalists and also performs regularly across Europe, the Far East, Australasia and South Africa. He is also one of the most regularly played pianists on BBC Radio 3. Martin is in the process of recording the complete Beethoven piano sonatas for the Deux-Elles label (www.deux-elles.co.uk). The first four discs have been released to unanimous critical acclaim. The Independent described the sonatas as being all delivered with Roscoe's typically scrupulous attention to detail and emotional truth. The second disc includes the ‘Waldstein’ Sonata, and was proclaimed on BBC Radio 3 as one of the truly great recordings of the 'Waldstein' Sonata … perfect musical judgement and a formidable technique from Martin Roscoe. For this concert, the CIPS Artistic Director has assembled a carefully constructed concatenation of Fantasies by five of the greatest of all piano composers – not to be missed.

    ‘Roscoe is a pianist who both thinks and offers full-blooded playing of breadth and depth. In this country, he is an uncommon creature’ – Daily Telegraph

    ‘I haven’t heard playing from any recent pianist that surpasses Roscoe’s … An outstanding disc in every way’ - BBC Music Magazine(*****)

    Fantasia No 3 in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Kreisleriana
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Sonata for Piano No 14 in C sharp minor, 'Moonlight'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    7 Fantasias
    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Fantasie in F minor
    Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
    £21, £19 (OAP), £15 (restricted view), £12 (child, student, registered disabled) Available from 01223-357851 .
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    Sat, 2014-04-26 17:30
    The Orpheus of Amsterdam - Robert Woolley (organ)
    Robert Woolley
    St Saviour's Church St Albans AL1 4DF
    United Kingdom

    Robert Woolley is an organist, harpsichordist and fortepianist whose many acclaimed recodings have established him as one of the most distinguished early music performers. He is currently recording the complete keyboard music of Sweelinck on the 17c. Hagerbeer organ in the Pieterskerk, Leiden.

    Fantasia, Ut, re, me, fa, sol, la
    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621 )
    Fantasia
    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621 )
    Fantasia No 3 in F, 'Fantasia mit Bindungen'
    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621 )
    O Gott du unser Vater bist
    Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621 )
    Ballo della Granduca
    Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654)
    Fantasia in G 'Pièce d'Orgue'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    No Tickets required.
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    Wed, 2014-04-23 19:30
    The Hypnotic Power of Music
    Alan Mills, Peter Davison, William Lloyd
    The Bushell Hall, Birkenhead School Birkenhead CH43 6UN
    United Kingdom

    A lecture-recital and discussion, which will include music by Chopin, Wagner, Schumann, George Lloyd, Rachmaninov, Liszt and Arvo Pärt.

    Composition Not Known
    Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
    Composition Not Known
    Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
    Composition Not Known
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Composition Not Known
    George Lloyd (1913-1998)
    Composition Not Known
    Arvo Pärt (1935-)
    Composition Not Known
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Composition Not Known
    Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
    £10, £5 under 21s. Groups of 10 or more for one event, 10% discount. Attend all four events for £51, under 21s £25.50, up to the interval on 3rd Feb. Available from 0151 651 3095 9 am - 4 pm, Mon. - Fri..
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    Sat, 2014-04-26 19:30
    Tilford Bach Society: Bach, Biber and Buxtehude with Southbank Sinfonia Baroque
    Adrian Butterfield, Michael Berman, Southbank Sinfonia Baroque Ensemble, Vox Musica
    St Andrews Church Farnham GU9 7PW
    United Kingdom

    All welcome to this special performance in a historic church. Concert is organised by the Tilford Bach Society and will give a taste of what is to come at our Festival in early June.

    Cantata No 131, 'Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Komm, Jesu, komm!
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Sonata No 8 in G
    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704)
    Der Herr ist mit mir
    Dietrich Buxtehude (c1637-1707)
    £18, (£15 members), £5 students, including refreshments Available from 0845 519 8184 0900-2100.
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    Thu, 2014-04-24 19:30
    Live and Local presents Miloš Karadaglic (guitar)
    London Philharmonic Orchestra, Miloš Karadaglić, Vladimir Jurowski
    De Montfort Hall Leicester LE1 7RU
    United Kingdom

    Inspired by the picturesque gardens of the Palace of Aranjuez outside Madrid, Joaquín Rodrigo wrote a colourful, strong yet tranquil evocation of elegance and beauty for guitar and orchestra whose contented, serene beauty is legendary: his Concierto de Aranjuez. Joining London Philharmonic Orchestra to perform this masterpiece is Classic BRIT Award-winning guitarist Miloš Karadaglic.

    Following is Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony, which so encapsulates his ultra-expressive, heart-on-sleeve creative outlook. A distraught Tchaikovsky, his disastrous private life torturing him in life and forcing him into death, filled this symphony with honesty and passion - and he committed suicide nine days after its first performance.

    LPO Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Vladimir Jurowski conducts the Orchestra in this varied concert, also including Mozart's joyous Symphony No 32.

    Symphony No 32 in G major
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concierto de Aranjuez
    Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)
    Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    £15 Available from 0116 233 3111 Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm.
  • Tue, 2014-04-29 19:30
    Live and Local presents Miloš Karadaglic (guitar)
    London Philharmonic Orchestra, Miloš Karadaglić, Vladimir Jurowski
    Victoria Hall Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 1LQ
    United Kingdom

    Inspired by the picturesque gardens of the Palace of Aranjuez outside Madrid, Joaquín Rodrigo wrote a colourful, strong yet tranquil evocation of elegance and beauty for guitar and orchestra whose contented, serene beauty is legendary: his Concierto de Aranjuez. Joining London Philharmonic Orchestra to perform this masterpiece is Classic BRIT Award-winning guitarist Miloš Karadaglic.

    Following is Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony, which so encapsulates his ultra-expressive, heart-on-sleeve creative outlook. A distraught Tchaikovsky, his disastrous private life torturing him in life and forcing him into death, filled this symphony with honesty and passion - and he committed suicide nine days after its first performance.

    LPO Principal Conductor and Artistic Director Vladimir Jurowski conducts the Orchestra in this varied concert, also including Mozart's joyous Symphony No 32.

    Symphony No 32 in G major
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concierto de Aranjuez
    Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)
    Symphony No 6 in B minor, 'Pathétique'
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    £15 (+ £2.50 booking fee) Available from 01782 206000 .