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Format: 2020-02-24
Format: 2020-02-24
  • 29 February 2020 - 7:30pm
    East Anglia Chamber Orchestra perform music for strings
    Derek Williams, East Anglia Chamber Orchestra, Elizabeth Mucha, Krassimira Jeliazkova-Jones
    Stapleford Granary Cambridge CB22 5BP
    United Kingdom
    Slavonic Dance No 7 in C
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
    Concerto for violin, piano and strings
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Serenade for Strings in E
    Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904)
  • 28 February 2020 - 7:30pm
    The Strand Consort: Beethoven's Mass in C major
    James Orford, Joseph Fort, The Strand Consort
    The Chapel of King's College London London WC2R 2LS
    United Kingdom

    The Strand Consort looks forward to sharing a performance of Beethoven's Mass in C major, in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth.

    The Strand Consort burst onto London's choral scene in January 2019 with a two-per-part performance of Bach's motets. Under the guidance of Musical Director Joseph Fort, the consort continues to captivate audiences with performances that exude the choir's affection for its repertoire. Primarily comprising alumni from the Choir of King's College London, the group also draws singers from the UK's top musical institutions.

    Central to the choir's ethos lies the encouragement of camaraderie and creativity, with each project emanating from the pitch of a choir member. We allow our singers the freedom and resources to programme music that they love, and to share their ideas with a wider audience. To this end, the group has performed works by a diverse range of composers, from Parry and Dyson to Rachmaninov and Owain Park.

    Mass in C
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Insanae et vanae curae
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
  • 26 February 2020 - 6:30pm
    Eleftheria Kotzia (guitar) and Wilf Murray (piano)
    Eleftheria Kotzia, Wilfrid Murray
    The Bateman Auditorium, Gonville and Caius College Cambridge CB2 1TA
    United Kingdom

    Described by USA Review as doing for the Greek soul what flamenco does for the Spanish, Eleftheria Kotzia has toured the world. She has given recitals at some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, including the Merkin Concert Hall and the Carnegie Recital Hall (New York), the Herbst Theatre (San Francisco), The Wigmore Hall and the South Bank Centre (London),the Megaron Concert Hall (Athens), Les Halles and the Amphitheatre Richelieu in the Sorbonne (Paris),the Jubilee Hall - Raffles Hotel (Singapore),The Rudolfinum (Prague).

    Kotzia reminds you of the magic of the guitar: A superb disc, neatly tying together the lyrical and the fiery.” Gramophone April 2007
    Her skill, unfailing beguiling tone and fluency” The Times
    Impressive, life-enhancing, a breath of fresh air.” Critics Choice, Gramophone
    A wizard-strong, sensitive and lyrical player with great musical instinct“. Soundboard – USA
    Her artistry captivated the discriminating New York audience. Carnegie Recital Hall – Arts and Culture.

    Sonatina for manodolin and piano in C minor
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Cinq mélodies populaires grecques
    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
    Introduccion y Fandango
    Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
    Evocatio, for guitar
    René Eespere (1953-)
    Fantasia para un gentilhombre
    Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999)
    Chamber Concerto for lute, 2 violins and continuo in D
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
  • 4 March 2020 - 7:30pm
    Mementos from the Past | Edinburgh Quartet
    Edinburgh Quartet
    Dundee Parish Church St Mary's Dundee DD1 4DG
    United Kingdom

    The Edinburgh Quartet's headline concert series places its focus on mental health and wellbeing, exploring how the compositional journeys of some of our most well-known composers have been shaped by changes in their wellbeing and state of mind.

    String Quartet No 1 in B flat, 'La chasse'
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    String Quartet in F
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Sir James MacMillan (1959-)
    String Quartet in G minor
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
  • 29 February 2020 - 7:30pm
    Waterways | Faversham Music Club
    Cantiana Choir, David Knotts, Faversham Choral Society, Faversham Community Choir, Faversham Voices, Lowering the Tone, Mustard Seed Singers
    St Mary of Charity Parish Church Faversham ME13 8GZ
    United Kingdom

    A unique collaboration bringing together local choirs to explore the unique heritage of the town and its people. Waterways will explore how the small settlement of Faversham grew at the the head of a navigable creek and will celebrate how boatbuilding, brewing, brickmaking and even gunpowder all flourished.

    A journey of discovery from Faversham’s grand Victorian station, through the medieval centre of town to the bleak beauty of the Kent marshes. Voices taking part include those from: Faversham Voices, Cantiana, Mustardseed Singers, Lowering the Tone, Faversham Community Choir
    and Faversham Choral Society.

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