Workshops and courses throughout the country and abroad
Please check details with event organisers before turning up for an event or course, as this information comes from a variety of sources which may not all be accurate. N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gat hering software. Information on course and event venues
SEPTEMBER
22-24 Discoed. Handel Te Deum settings for voices & instruments (Philip Thorby and David Hatcher) (07989 091949) DiscoedEarlyMusic*BTConnect.com
Sat 23 Southern EMF Clapham & Patching, Worthing. Missa Ego flos campi by Padilla and other Mexican music. Workshop for voices and instruments. (Patrick Craig)
Sat 23 South West EMF workshop for voices & instruments on music of the Thirty Years War (Gawain Glenton)
Sat 23 North East EMF Restoration era string anthems for voices, strings, organ & theorbo(Alex Kyle)
29-1 Eastcheap (Fri & Sat) and South Kensington (Sun) Tallis Festival. Tallis: Spem and modern works info*exmoorsingers.org
Sat 30 St. Michael's Cornhill, 14.00-17.00 Byrd Workshop with Jonathan Rennert. lmmc-workshop17*talktalk.net
30-2 Benslow Music Trust. Singing and Acting Handel (Dionysios Kyropoulos, Andrew Radley)
OCTOBER
Sun 1 Saltaire, Early Music Shop. Flanders Recorder Quartet workshops, masterclasses, ensemble and private lessons. Concert on the Saturday www.earlymusicshop.com
Tues 3 Woking United Reformed church. Flanders Recorder quartet afternoon workshop and evening concert www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/flanders-recorder-quartet-uk-tour-woking-tickets-33062066531?aff=erelpanelorg
6-8 Eastern EMF Thaxted parish church, Essex. Monteverdi: Vespers of 1640: Selva morale e spiritual. A weekend workshop leading up to a public performance of selected parts of the work. A large group of instrumentalists, solo singers (by invitation) and chorus members will be needed for this extravaganza. More details when available (Philip Thorby)
Sat 7 Bristol, St Peter’s Church, Henleaze BS9 4LD. Laetare Singers Come and Sing Early Music of the Tudors. Byrd: 8-part motet Quomodo cantabimus and motet O Lord make thy servant Elizabeth, Robert White: Christe Qui Lux and works by Robert Parsons and Thomas Tallis (Sally Dunkley) ruth*fraser13.plus.com
7-8 Sherborne Early Music. Gabrieli at evensong workshop weekend for cornetts, sackbuts, dulcian and violin-family instruments. The course culminates with evensong in Sherborne Abbey, performing alongside the abbey choir directed by Paul Ellis. There will be a workshop session dedicated to 'Ornamenting Without Fear' (Gawain Glenton) www.sherborneearlymusic.com/event-diary.html info*sherborneearlymusic.com
Wed 11 Winchester Cathedral. Sing Choral Evensong. 14.00-18.30 rehearsal and performance. Music by Ayleward, Tallis and Weelkes. St Mary's Singers. Pre-registration required JNMR84094*gmail.com
Sat 14 South West EMF Baroque playing day (Sylvia Davies & Dick Little)
Sat 14 Platinum Consort Choral Workshop. Victoria, Palestrina, Croce, Philips (men’s voices only)
Sat 14 Midlands EMF Dorridge. The Noodle Factory (improvisation) (Paula Chateauneuf)
Sat 14 North East EMF Instrumental music from 1617 (Tim Bayley)
Sat 14 North West EMF JS Bach for voices & instruments (Philip Duffy)
Sun 15 Border Marches EMF Stockenny, New Radnor. Lotti Mass and Dixit Dominus, for voices and instruments (Justin Doyle)
Sat 21 Thames Valley EMF St Andrews Church Centre, Ealing. De Wert for singers (Will Dawes) n.wilson-smith*ntlworld.com
Sat 21 Southern EMF Woolston. Playing for Tudor Dance, for instruments.
Wed 25 Chichester Cathedral. Sing Choral Evensong. 13.00-18.30 rehearsal and performance. Music by Tallis, Tye and Byrd. St Mary's Singers. Pre-registration required JNMR84094*gmail.com
25-29 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice
Sat 28 Headcorn, Kent. Baroque string workshop (Julia Bishop) jennyfrost*waitrose.com
Sun 29 Waterperry House, OX33 1JZ, Singing day with Derek Saunders: Purcell and Handel Coronation anthems 9.30-16.00, performance at 16.30. gillianpthompson*btinternet.com
NOVEMBER
Sat 4 Winchmore Hill, Enfield (N21). 1200-1930 rehearsal and performance. Lotti Requiem. St Mary's Singers. Pre-registration required JNMR84094*gmail.com
4-5 Midlands EMF Benevoli for voices & instruments (Philip Thorby)
9-11 Royal Greenwich International Early Music Exhibition at Blackheath
Sun 12 Bourne End. Thames Baroque Workshops orchestra day including the overture from The Secular Masque by William Boyce and music by Telemann (Michael Sanderson) nherdson*gmail.com (01628 621367/0786 655 1843)
13-16 Benslow Music Trust. Harpsichord accompaniment – figuring it out (Robin Bigwood)
17-19/20 Benslow Music Trust. Consorting Viols (Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland)
Sat 18 North West EMF Russian Orthodox Church music (Ivan Moody)
Sat 18 South West EMF Launceston. Madrigals and ballets by Thomas Morley for voices & instruments (Clare Griffel)
Sun 19 North East EMF Monteverdi – sacred music from the 1640 collection
Sun 19 Thames Valley EMF Burnham. Baroque chamber music day for players and solo singers (Victoria Helby) secretary*tvemf.org tbc
24-26 Hawkwood College. Recorder weekend for experienced players (Piers Adams)
Sat 25 Southern EMF Bexleyheath. Charpentier: Messe de Minuit for voices & instruments (Andrew Griffiths)
Sat 25 Border Marches EMF Leominster. Tallis: Missa Puer Natus est Nobis for singers (Patrick Craig)
DECEMBER
Sat 2 Midlands EMF Christmas music for voices & instruments (Alison Kinder)
Sun 10 North East EMF A Medieval Cristemas (Magnus Williamson)
Sat 16 Platinum Consort Choral Workshops. JS Bach Christmas Oratorio
Sun 17 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas workshop and lunch (Philip Thorby) secretary*tvemf.org
28-2 Andrew van der Beek in Ambleside winter school
JANUARY 2018
Sat 6 Eastern EMF Beccles. Epiphany party (Philip Thorby)
8-10 Benslow Music Trust. From piano to harpsichord (Penelope Cave)
Sat 13 North East EMF Victoria Requiem (John Dunford)
18/19-21 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque chamber music at A=415
Sat 20 Thames Valley EMF Ickenham. Domenico Scarlatti: Stabat Mater for voices & continuo (Stephen Jones) michaelfbloom*yahoo.co.uk
Sat 20 North West EMF Portuguese music for singers (Rory Johnston)
28-4 Andrew van der Beek Singing at Castara in Tobago (Justin Doyle)
FEBRUARY 2018
Sat 3 South West EMF Glastonbury. Schütz for voices & continuo (Peter Syrus)
Sat 10 Midlands EMF Ceremony and Devotion: Sacred Music of the Tudors, for voices (Sally Dunkley)
Sat 10 North East EMF Bach workshop (Eric Cross)
16-18 Jackdaws. The City Musick: Renaissance Music for Court and City (William Lyons & Richard Thomas)
Sat 24 Thames Valley EMF Renaissance playing and singing day (David Fletcher) david*tvemf.org
Sat 24 Border Marches EMF Bartestree. Music for Lent from the New World for singers & instrumentalists (David Hatcher)
Sat 24 North West EMF Schütz for singers & instruments (Andrew Griffiths)
MARCH 2018
Sat 10 Border Marches EMF Senfl & contemporaries for recorders (Grace Barton)
Sat 10 Midlands EMF Handel: Dixit Dominus (David Hatcher)
15/16-18 Benslow Music Trust. Lutefest
Sat 24 South West EMF West Bay. Workshop for voices & instruments (Frances Eustace)
Sat 24 Border Marches EMF workshop for recorders on music by Senfl (Grace Barton)
Sat 24 North West EMF The transition of music from the C14th to the C15th (Don Greig)
29-5 Easter Recorder course, Derbyshire www.recordersforall.org.uk
APRIL 2018
4-6 Jackdaws. Singing Handel (Rosa Mannion)
4-9 Ascot Easter Early Music Course easterearlyusiccourse.org.uk
Sun 15 Thames Valley EMF/Eastern EMF Benslow, Hitchin. The Pleasure of the Plains - Music from the 18th Century Pleasure Gardens by Linley, Arne, Boyce, Handel and other less well-known composers. For singers and baroque instruments (A=415) (Steven Devine & Kate Semmens) jennyfrost*waitrose.com
Sat 21 South West EMF Thorverton. Monteverdi Madrigals for voices (Tim Mirfin)
Sat 21 North West EMF Croce for voices & instruments (roger Wilkes)
Sat 28 Midlands EMF Dominique Phinot for voices (Paul Spicer)
MAY 2018
Sat 12 Border Marches EMF David Skinner on the Anne Boleyn Songbook
Sat 19 Thames Valley EMF/Eastern EMF Epping Hall, St John's Road, CM16 5JU (Philip Thorby) secretary*tvemf.org
27-1 France, Moulin de Cajarc, Cordes-Sur-Ciel www.moulindecajarc.com Renaissance flute course (Clare Beesley) mail*clarebeesley.info
JUNE 2018
Sun 10 Thames Valley EMF Hieronymus Praetorius (Patrick Allies) treasurer*tvemf.org
Sat 23 Southern EMF (David Allinson)
Sat 30 Eastern EMF (David Allinson)
SEPTEMBER 2018
7-9 Discoed weekend
7-9 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross)
Sat 22 South West EMF workshop for voices & instruments (Matt Kingston)
OCTOBER 2018
Sat 13 Thames Valley EMF Andrew Griffiths (to be confirmed)
DECEMBER 2018
Sat 2 Midlands EMF Leamington Spa. Christmas music for voices & instruments (Alison Kinder)
Sun 16 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas workshop and lunch (Patrick Craig) secretary*tvemf.org
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