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Format: 2014-07-30
Format: 2014-07-30
  • Thu, 2014-07-31 19:30
    Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik - by candlelight | Belmont Ensemble of London
    Belmont Ensemble of London, Helen Davies, Peter G Dyson
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom
    Serenade No 13 in G, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Divertimento for Strings No 3 in F, 'Salzburg Symphony' No 3
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Serenade No 6 in D, 'Serenata notturna'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Church sonata in D
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Canon from Canon and Gigue in D
    Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
    Concerto for Violin and Strings No 1 in E, 'Spring' RV 269 from Le Quattro Stagioni, 'The Four Seasons'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for Strings in G, 'Alla Rustica'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Chaconne for Strings in G minor
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Suite from Abdelazer
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    £24, £20, £16, £13, £9 Available from 020 7766 1100 Mon - Sat : 10am - 5pm.
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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 .
  • 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.

    Composition Not Known
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Composition Not Known
    Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)
    Composition Not Known
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Composition Not Known
    Sir Paolo Tosti (1846-1916)
    Composition Not Known
    Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
    Composition Not Known
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    No Tickets required.
  • Fri, 2014-08-01 19:30
    Bach Concertos | London Musical Arts Ensemble
    John Landor, London Musical Arts Ensemble
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    Our concert features three of Bach's greatest Concertos, which rightly stand among his best-loved compositions. With their variety of instrumentation, musical invention and expression, they are full of charm, exuberance, poignancy and panache.

    The Meet the Music concerts are a great way to get into the minds of the great composers and into the spirit of the music. It’s an informal and entertaining interval event where the group take a close look at how the music was composed by breaking it down to reveal its hidden treasures. You will also come face-to-face with the musicians as they perform excerpts among the audience. It’s a great warm up for the performance!

    Rondeau from Abdelazer
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Concerto for Violin and Strings in A minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Canon from Canon and Gigue in D
    Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
    Oboe Concerto in C minor
    Alessandro Marcello (1684-1750)
    Concerto for Violin and Strings in E major
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto For Oboe And Violin in D Minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto for Keyboard and Strings in F minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    £26, £22, £18, £13, £9 Available from 020 7766 1100 Monday - Saturday 10.00-17.00.
  • 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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    Wed, 2014-07-30 11:15
    Strictly Carnival: A concert for people who can't sit still!
    The Carnival Band
    Angel Centre Worcester WR1 3QN
    United Kingdom

    The Carnival Band presents an hour of dance-inspired music and song from the farandole to the hand-jive, with bagpipes, shawms,fiddles and drums. Get ready to jump for joy, join in the sngs and, if you play an instrument, bring it along and play with the band!

    Suitable for 6-12-year-olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult (Maximum three children per paying adult).

    Adults £5, children £1 Available from 0845 652 1823 .
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    Fri, 2014-08-01 13:00
    Lunchtime Young Artists Series - organ recital by William Fox
    William Fox
    Church of St Martin and St Peter Worcester WR5 2ED
    United Kingdom

    The last of our Young Artists' lunchtime concert series features one of the top players from the Royal College of Organists' diploma examinations. Born in 1995, William Fox’s interest in music began in 2004 as a chorister at York Minster, under Philip Moore and Robert Sharpe. Over five years, he broadcast with the Choir on BBC Radio and Television, made several recordings, and toured Holland and Italy. While at York, he began organ lessons with John Scott-Whiteley and Richard McVeigh. Following this, William was, for three years, a music scholar at Oakham School, and took up the Junior Organ Scholarship at Wells Cathedral in September 2012.

    Prelude and Fugue in C
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Trio in G major for Organ
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Sonata for Organ No 4 in B flat
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Pastorale in E
    César Franck (1822-1890)
    A Fancy
    Sir William Henry Harris (1883-1973)
    Allegro Risoluto from Symphony No 2 for organ in E minor
    Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    £10 Available from 0845 652 1823 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.