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Format: 2017-09-26
Format: 2017-09-26
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    28 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    From the Old World to the New: Glinka, Borodin and Dvorák
    Alpesh Chauhan, Orchestra of Opera North
    Huddersfield Town Hall Huddersfield HD1 2TA
    United Kingdom

    Beginning with folk-inspired pieces from Glinka and Borodin, the Orchestra of Opera North moves west for Dvorák’s sweeping New World Symphony, written during his visit to the United States. Alpesh Chauhan, Principal Conductor of Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini Parma, makes his debut with the company.

    Talking Music event from 6.40pm - free

    Symphony No 9 in E minor, 'From the New World'
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
    Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
    In the Steppes of Central Asia
    Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
    Overture from Ruslan and Ludmilla
    Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857)
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    3 October 2017 - 1:00pm
    Borough New Music Series 2 - opening recital by José Menor (piano)
    José Menor
    Church of St George the Martyr London SE1 1JA
    United Kingdom

    Borough New Music is delighted to welcome the acclaimed pianist José Menor to open Series 2 with a programme of spectacular and stylistically diverse works. Menor, branded 'a beguiling mix of finesse and fire' by The Daily Telegraph, will perform three premieres in this concert.

    The programme includes the performance premiere of Patrick Nunn's eclectic miniatures, entitled 'Cryptograms', which explore personalities that have in some way influenced Nunn's creative output, including idols such as Ligeti. Menor also features some Ligeti in this recital. There follow two pieces written specially for Menor: Sam Hayden's complex 'Becomings', a substantial five-movement work performed for the first time in its entirety in this concert; and the world premiere of a sparkling 'Toccata' by a fellow Catalan, Tomas Peire Serrate.

    Free admission. Light refreshments will be available after the concert.

    Series 2 also includes concerts by the folk band Solasta (10 October), composer Stace Constaninou performing with cello and live electronics (17 October), the pianist Christopher Guild with a world premiere by Ben Gaunt (24 October), and a special recital for the winners of the Trinity Laban John Halford Piano and Composition Competition (31 October). For full details, visit the Borough New Music website

    Sam Hayden ()
    No 9: Vertiges from Études, Book II
    György Ligeti (1923-2006)
    8 Cryptograms, for piano
    Patrick Nunn (1969-)
    Tomàs Peire Serrate (1977-)
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    1 October 2017 - 3:00pm
    Treasures of the early baroque - arias, duets and trios with Musicke in the Ayre
    Din Ghani, Jane Hunt, Maria Danishvar Brown, Musicke in the Ayre, Philippa Neaverson
    Silk Mill Frome BA11 1PT
    United Kingdom

    The 'baroque' style emerged in Italy at the beginning of the 17th century, soon spreading across Europe. We explore this period of great invention and creativity, unearthing on the way some hidden jewels of the repertoire. In particular, the programme includes rarely-performed pieces for 3 sopranos as well as duets and solo arias. Not surprisingly, the Three Graces of Venus feature in a couple of these trios!

    We include works by Luzzaschi (closely associated with the famous 'Concerto delle donne' at the court of Ferrara), Strozzi, Monteverdi, Lambert, Merula and Notari, with solo arias and duets too.

    The performance will last about an hour. It forms part of the Outsight Insight exhibition and concert series at the Silk Mill, Frome.

    T'amo, mia vita
    Luzzasco Luzzaschi (c1545-1607)
    Dialogue de la Paix et de la Félicité
    Michel Lambert (1610-1696)
    Ma bergere
    Michel Lambert (1610-1696)
    Admirons notre jeune
    Michel Lambert (1610-1696)
    Sospira, respira
    Barbara Strozzi (1619-?1664)
    Le tre gratie a Venere
    Barbara Strozzi (1619-?1664)
    Su la riva
    Angelo Notari (1566-1663)
    Folle e ben
    Tarquinio Merula (1594/5-1665)
    Come dolce hoggi l'auretta
    Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
    Pavaniglia con parti variate
    Giovanni Paolo Foscarini (1600-1647)
    Intavolutura di liuto e chitarrone libro primo
    Alessandro Piccinini (1566-c1638)
    Se l'aura spira
    Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
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    28 September 2017 - 7:00pm
    A Pleasing Melancholy - CD launch concert | Chelys Consort of Viols
    Alison Kinder, Chelys Consort of Viols, Dame Emma Kirkby, Emily Ashton, Ibi Aziz, Jamie Akers, Jenny Bullock, Sam Stadlen
    St Sepulchre-without-Newgate London EC1A 2DQ
    United Kingdom

    Chelys Consort of Viols are joined by Emma Kirkby and James Akers in a programme of Dowland's Lachrimae pavans with sorrowful songs by Dowland and his contemporaries. This concert celebrates the launch of their CD of the same title.

    The concert will be an hour long, followed by drinks, and you will be able to purchase the disc which will go on general sale in the UK the following day.

    Lachrimae Pavans
    John Dowland (c1563-1626)
    Flow my tears
    John Dowland (c1563-1626)
    Lie down, poor heart
    Robert Jones (c 1577-1617)
    My heavie sprite
    Anthony Holborne (fl?1584-1602)
    If I could shut the gate
    John Danyel (1564-c1626)
    Eyes, look no more
    John Danyel (1564-c1626)
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    29 September 2017 - 1:00pm
    Lunchtime Recital - Asia Jimenez (violin) Jorge Nava (piano)
    Asia Jimenez, Jorge Nava
    Charlton House London SE7 8RE
    United Kingdom

    Presented by the Royal College of Music

    Spanish violinist Asia Jimenez Antón de Vez started her musical studies at the age of four. She graduated with honours in the Conservatori del Liceu de Barcelona in June 2015 as a student of Kai Gleusteen while continuing her lessons with Sergey Fatkulin in Madrid. Asia is now studying her Master’s degree in the Royal College of Music in London with Prof. Jan Repko and under the supervision of Prof. Mark Messenger. She has offered recitals in different European countries such as Italy, France, Germany and Switzerland and has been awarded in several Spanish competitions. She has performed in halls such as the Palau de la Música and Auditori de Barcelona. As a soloist she has performed with the Conservatori del Liceu Orchestra, the International Music Festival Orchestra in Córdoba and the Behotsik Orchestra among others. Asia is a keen chamber music musician, member of the Trio Bruckner for four years with whom she performed in venues around all of Spain and took part in festivals such as the Felix Mendelssohn Festival in Hamburg. She is currently involved in the recording of her first CD with KNS Classics. Asia plays a Ferdinand Gagliano kindly loaned by a private benefactor.

    Sonata for Violin and Piano No 9 in A, 'Kreutzer'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Prélude No 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin (The girl with the flaxen hair) from 12 Préludes, Book 1
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Beau soir
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
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    1 October 2017 - 3:30pm
    Family Favourites! - Southampton Concert Orchestra
    Paul Ingram, Southampton Concert Orchestra
    Thornden Hall Chandlers Ford SO53 2DW
    United Kingdom

    An afternoon of music for the whole family with Southampton Concert Orchestra. Prizes available for children who wish to dress as their favourite film or storybook character!

    Suite from The Sleeping Beauty
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Overture from Hansel and Gretel
    Engelbert Humperdinck (1854-1921)
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Klaus Badelt ()
    Lord of the Rings Symphonic Suite
    Howard Shore (1946-)
    Music from Disney's 'Frozen'
    Kristen Anderson-Lopez ()
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    30 September 2017 - 7:00pm
    Elgar School of Music's Opera Studio
    Elgar School of Music Opera Studio
    St George's Church, Barbourne Worcester WR1 1HX
    United Kingdom

    True to its mission, Elgar School of Music's Opera Studio endeavours to bring opera to a wider audience. On 30th September the school will be presenting a Proms concert at St George's Church with a distinct operatic flavour. Our students and teachers will be joined by professionals to perform alongside our youth and community ensembles for a fantastic musical evening of well known arias, choruses and favourites such as' Land of hope and glory' and 'Jerusalem'. Doors open 6.30 for 7pm start.

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    30 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    Leila Josefowicz and John Novacek: Sibelius, Mahler, Prokofiev and Saariaho
    John Novacek, Leila Josefowicz
    Howard Assembly Room Leeds LS1 6NU
    United Kingdom

    American violinist Leila Josefowicz’s partnership with John Novacek has been praised for its daring spontaneity and flair.

    Gramophone called the duo “an outstanding collaboration… Their rapport is stunning".

    They perform a programme of works marked by dark introspection and powerful emotion, including reflective pieces by Sibelius and Mahler, Prokofiev’s wildly beautiful Sonata in F minor and the mystical Calices from contemporary composer Kaija Saariaho.

    Valse triste
    Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
    Sonata for Violin and Piano No 1 in F minor
    Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
    Adagietto from Symphony No 5 in C sharp minor
    Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
    Kaija Saariaho (1952-)
    Sonata for solo violin
    Bernd Alois Zimmermann (1918-1970)
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    29 September 2017 - 1:00pm
    Concert and masterclass - Philip Cobb with Guards Brass Ensemble
    Guards Division Brass Ensemble, Philip Cobb
    Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) London W1C 2DJ
    United Kingdom

    Philip Cobb (LSO) and the Guards Brass Ensemble present a lunchtime concert at 1pm followed by a public masterclass at 2.30 for Household Division trumpet and cornet players

    March of the Resistance, from filmscore to 'Star Wars VII: The force awakens'
    John Williams (1932-)
    Los Canarios
    Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710)
    Queen ()
    David Powell ()
    Dance of the Knights from Romeo and Juliet
    Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
    Traditional ()
    Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean
    Hans Zimmer (1957-)
    Gaelic blessing
    John Rutter (1945-)
    Children of Sanchez
    Chuck Mangione (1940-)
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    2 October 2017 - 1:10pm
    Recital by Arthur Jeffes (dulcitone) and Oli Langford (violin)
    Arthur Jeffes, Oli Langford
    St James's Church, Piccadilly London W1J 9LL
    United Kingdom

    In today’s recital, long-time collaborators Arthur Jeffes and Oli Langford present a selection of music from their work with Penguin Café and Sundog, on violin and dulcitone (a Victorian pre-cursor to the Fender Rhodes Stage Piano - using tuning forks rather than strings). The unique combination of sonic textures will make for a mesmerising and memorable experience. This recital is presented in collaboration with Bowman Sculpture, who brought the current Emily Young exhibition to the garden of St James’s.

    Free recital (retiring collection)

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