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Format: 2017-11-19
Format: 2017-11-19
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    25 November 2017 - 7:30pm
    Tell me the truth about love|Margaret Cooper (soprano)/Laetitia Federici (piano)
    Laetitia Federici, Margaret Cooper
    Rudolf Steiner House London NW1 6XT
    United Kingdom

    For their first appearance in the International Concert Series at Steiner Hall, Margaret Cooper and Laetitia Fédérici present a recital of French and English song, including works by Fauré, Poulenc, Walton and Britten, together with the song cycle 'Clare's calendar' by contemporary British composer Andrew Wilson

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    25 November 2017 - 7:30pm
    Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius | Sheffield Oratorio Chorus
    Alan Eost, Andrew Rees, Margaret McDonald, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Ross Ramgobin, Sheffield Oratorio Chorus
    The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul Sheffield S1 1HA
    United Kingdom
    The Dream of Gerontius
    Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
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    25 November 2017 - 7:30pm
    Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra
    Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra, Michael Turner
    St Gabriel's Church, Pimlico London SW1V 2AD
    United Kingdom

    For their 1st concert of the 2017-18 season, the Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra present an exciting concert at St Gabriel's Pimlico featuring several classical favourites.

    Carnival Overture
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    Concert Suites 1 and 2 from Carmen
    Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
    Scherzo à la russe
    Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
    Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Little Russian'
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
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    25 November 2017 - 6:00pm
    Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem | Trinity Laban Chapel Choir
    Ralph Allwood, Richard Gowers, Trinity Laban Chapel Choir
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    The penultimate concert in the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London features the Old Royal Naval College Chapel Choir, comprising the fine young singers of Trinity Laban conservatoire. Ralph Allwood, previous associate Music Director of the festival, conducts Brahms's dramatic and beautiful Requiem, with piano accompaniment provided by Richard Gowers, and Sheppard's contemplative Media vita in morte sumus, all in the beautiful surroundings of a candlelit St Martin-in-the-Fields.

    A reduced price combined ticket is available for this concert and the later concert at St Martin's. Please contact the box office for more details.

    Ein deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem)
    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    Media vita
    John Sheppard (c1515-c1559)
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    24 November 2017 - 7:00pm
    Music and The Speech of Angels | Louise Kemény (soprano)/Edward Liddall (piano)
    Edward Liddall, Louise Kemeny
    The Foundling Museum London WC1N 1AZ
    United Kingdom

    Soprano Louise Kemény and pianist Edward Liddall explore the musical depictions of angels

    Taking inspiration from the angels in the paintings of Joseph Highmore, this concert explores the endless fascination with angelic characters by poets and musicians across the centuries. Their programme ranges from the power and poise of Handel’s heavenly hosts to James Macmillan’s beautiful piano work, Angel, offering an evening of heartfelt, timeless music.

    Louise Keme´ny graduated with distinction from the Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where she was awarded the Ian Smith of Stornoway Prize for Opera. Her past roles include Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro for Dutch National Opera, Teofane in Ottone for English Touring Opera, and her Glyndebourne Festival Opera debut as First Noble Orphan in Richard Jones’s acclaimed production of Der Rosenkavalier. In recital Kemény has performed at prestigious venues including St John’s Smith Square, Wigmore Hall, St George’s Hannover Square and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

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    21 November 2017 - 7:30pm
    Baroque trumpet concertos by candlelight | London Gala Orchestra
    London Gala Orchestra, Lukasz Biela, Paul Bosworth, Stephen Ellery
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    Masterpieces by Handel, Pachelbel, Vivaldi, Torelli, Bach and Mozart at one of London's most prestigious venues with the London Gala Orchesta conducted by Stephen Ellery.

    This concert features star trumpeter Paul Bosworth who has performed with all the major orchestras in UK including the Royal Philharmonic and the London Philharmonic and with the European Union Baroque Orchestra.

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto for trumpet, strings and continuo in D
    Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709)
    Serenade No 13 in G for strings, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Concerto for oboe and strings in D minor
    Alessandro Marcello (1684-1750)
    Concerto for flute and strings in G minor, 'La notte'
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Air in F major from Water Music
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    What power art thou (Cold Genius) from King Arthur
    Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
    Canon from Canon and Gigue in D
    Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
    Concerto Grosso in No 1 in C, 'Con una pastorale per il Ss Natale'
    Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709)
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    24 November 2017 - 1:00pm
    Lunchtime Recital - Royal Academy of Music Harp Department
    Royal Academy of Music Harp Department
    Regent Hall (The Salvation Army) London W1C 2DJ
    United Kingdom

    Presented by the Royal Academy of Music

    This concert is curated by Karen Vaughn (former co-principal, London Symphony Orchestra, Head of Harp, Royal Academy of Music and Associate Artistic Director, World Harp Congress)

    Sonata ebraica, for cello and harp
    Benjamin Frankel (1906-1973)
    Sonata for flute and harp
    Lowell Liebermann (1961-)
    Beach scenes of Brazil, for harp quartet
    Christopher Gunning (1944-)
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    25 November 2017 - 7:30pm
    Chester Music Society Choir: A Night at the Opera
    Chester Music Society Choir, Daniel Shelvey, Graham Jordan Ellis, Linda Richardson, Liverpool Sinfonia, Nicholas Hardy
    Chester Cathedral Chester CH1 2HU
    United Kingdom

    Join the Society choir and soloists for another rousing selection of arias, duets and choruses from the best-known and loved operas, including Mozart Magic Flute, Verdi Aida, Verdi Nabucco, Bizet Carmen and many more. Hum along to some of the most popular music ever written.

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    19 November 2017 - 11:30am
    Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Keys to the Classics
    Jeffrey Siegel
    Rudolf Steiner House London NW1 6XT
    United Kingdom

    We are delighted to welcome internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel to the International Concert Series this season who brings his Keyboard Conversations ® series to Steiner Hall. Each event comprises informal commentary on the music and its composers, a full performance of each work, and concludes with a short Q & A session with the audience. This accessible format enriches understanding of classical music for newcomers and seasoned listeners alike.

    “an achievement of a sort seldom heard” New York Times

    There will be no interval during this performance

    Sonata for keyboard No 50 in D
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    Rondo in A minor for Piano
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Sonata for Piano No 8 in C minor, 'Pathétique'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
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    25 November 2017 - 7:30pm
    Verdi's Requiem | Darlington Choral Society
    Alexander James Edwards, Darlington Choral Society, Elin Pritchard, Marie Elliott, Opera Nova, Richard Bloodworth, The Mowbray Orchestra, Timothy Dickinson, Yarm Choral Society
    The Dolphin Centre Darlington DL1 5RP
    United Kingdom

    When it comes to requiems written by the great composers, Verdi's Mess da Requiem stands out as a huge work in an operatic style. It was first performed in Milan on 22 May 1874 and is now one of the great choral works in the repertoire. The size of choir and orchestra required needs a large venue and in this performance an augmented Darlington Choral Society is pleased to be able use the main hall of the Dolphin Centre. Top soloists and a professional orchestra complete the line up for what promises to be a memorable and moving performance.

    Messa da Requiem
    Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
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