Early Music Concert Diary
Please check details with concert organisers before turning up for a concert, as this information comes from a variety of sources which may not all be accurate. Start times are 7.30 pm unless stated. N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gathering software. Information on concert venues
JUNE
Fri 8 Stroud Green, Holy Trinity Church, 8-10pm. Medieval music on The Lily and the Rose inc. Hildegard of Bingen, followed by contemplation and candlelight www.stroudgreenfestival.org.uk
9-6 London, Lilian Baylis House, West Hempstead. ENO Studio Live. Handel: Acis & Galatea www.eno.org
Sat 9th Heath Street Baptist Chuch, London NW3 1DN Website Handel's German Arias with texts by Brockes, celebrating the glories of nature, with instrumental interludes by Geminiani and Couperin Performed by Follia: Elin Harries - soprano, Diane Moore - violin, Yeo Yat-Soon - harp. Tickets: £8.00 (£6.00 students) in advance or £10.00 (£8.00 students) at the door
Sun 10 Great Waltham Church CM3 1DE. Chelys Consort and Fieri Consort. Anniversary concert for the 400th anniversary of the publication in 1618 of a collection of works for voices & viols by English organist and composer Michael East www.chelysconsort.co.uk
Fri 15 London, St Anne’s church, 106 Highgate West Hill, N6, 7.30. Musicke in the Ayre. Awake my Lute – songs of the extended Herbert family
Sat 16 London, King’s Place. The Sixteen. Book of Hours
Tues 19 Winchfield (south of Reading) K’antu Ensemble. Come now, a roundel and a fairy song - Shakespearian songs and dances, speeches and sonnets www.winchfieldfestival.org
22-1 Stour Music festival of early music in east Kent www.stourmusic.org.uk
Sat 23 St Peter’s Church, Vauxhall London SE11 5HY Website Handel & the Italian Chamber Duet with music by Steffani,Clari, Handel, Pepusch & Arne. Performed by Voci Clari: Elin Harries - soprano, Daniel Thomson - tenor, Yeo Yat-Soon - harpsichord at St Peter’s Church, Vauxhall
Sat 23 St Peter's, Belsize Square London NW3 4HJ Website A concert of Italian Baroque music by Albinoni and Vivaldi . Belsize Baroque with Simon Standage (dir & violin)
Sun 24 Stroud Green, Holy Trinity Church, 3.30. The Lovekyn Consort. Monteverdi and Rossi www.stroudgreenfestival.org.uk
Sat 23 St John's Smith Square 7.30. The Camden Choir, the Pro Arte and soloists. Handel: Saul
JULY
6-14 York Early Music Festival www.ncem.co.uk/yemf
Sat 14 Ayot St. Lawrence church, AL6 9BZ, north of St. Albans, 7.30. The League of Harmony (harp and cello) 18th century sonatas and duos. £10 at the door, including a glass of wine or a soft drink. Parking at National Trust Shaw’s Corner, AL6 9BX 5 minutes’ walk
Sat 14 London, St Gabriel's, Pimlico, 7.30. Renaissance Singers with the Chelys Consort. A programme based around English verse anthems
Sat 21 Ilford, St. Andrew’s Church IG1 3PE, 7.30 pm. Valentine Singers, Jericho Ensemble. Vivaldi: Gloria, Purcell: O Sing unto the Lord, Handel: My Heart is Inditing, Mozart: Veni Sancte Spiritus & Misericordias Domini www.valentinesingers.org
AUGUST
Thur 2 Leatherhead Methodist Church, Church Road, 12.30 lunchtime. Emma Williams (rec) Wezi Elliott (lute/theorbo)
4-7 Bruges Early Music Fair www.mafestival.be
Thur 9 Leatherhead, the Old Chapel, St John’s School, Epsom Road, 12.30 lunchtime. Daniel Collins (counter-tenor) (of The Sixteen)
Thur 16 Leatherhead, the Old Chapel, St John’s School, Epsom Road, 12.30 lunchtime. Chelys Consort of Viols. Musique de la Chambre du Roi. Forqueray, Marais & Couperin
Thur 23 Leatherhead Methodist Church, Church Road, 12.30 lunchtime. Ensemble Hesperi. The Pheasant’s Eye – Musical delights from the Scottish Baroque
24-2 Utrecht Early Music Festival oudemuziek.nl
Thur 30 Leatherhead Methodist Church, Church Road, 12.30 lunchtime. The London Bach Quartet (flute & strings). Pleyel, JC Bach, Mozart
OCTOBER
Sat 20 Oxford, Sheldonian. Instruments of Time and Truth & Oxford Consort of Voices. Handel's oratorio, The Triumph of Time and Truth Tickets Oxford
NOVEMBER
8-10 Blackheath. London International Festival of Early Music
Thur 8 Blackheath, All Saints church, 5.30pm. Da Camera. Telemann, Bach, Eccles, O’Carolan etc
Thur 8 Blackheath, St Margaret’s church, 7.45pm. Chelys Viol Consort with Emma Kirkby. Dowland, Holborne etc
Fri 9 Blackheath, All Saints church, 5pm. Silvia Berchtold (rec) Gerhard Abe-Graf (hpschd)
Fri 9 Blackheath, All Saints church, 8pm. Alternative History. Amores Pasados
Sat 10 Blackheath, All Saints church, 5pm. Flanders Recorder Quartet. Reclaiming Bach for the recorder
Sat 10 Greenwich, St Alfege church, 7.45pm. Thomas Tallis Society Choir, Orchestra of the Sixteen. Handel – a celebration
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