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Format: 2014-09-20
Format: 2014-09-20
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    Sat, 2014-09-20 20:00
    Albinoni: Adagio | Brandenburg Singers
    Brandenburg Singers, Robert Porter
    St Sepulchre-without-Newgate London EC1A 2DQ
    United Kingdom

    The Brandenburg Singers end our fantastic Come and Sing day with a couple of Howard Goodall's own pieces – including the beautiful theme tune to The Vicar of Dibley – and Bob Porter's delicate arrangement of the Albinoni Adagio. This concert will last approximately one hour without an interval.

    This concert is part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Adagio in G minor
    Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751)
    The Lord is my Shepherd
    Howard Goodall (1958-)
    Veni, Sancte Spiritus
    Howard Goodall (1958-)
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    Fri, 2014-09-26 19:30
    Howells's Requiem | Khoros Choir
    Khoros Choir, Patrick Allies
    Gresham Centre London EC2V 7BX
    United Kingdom

    After a stunning performance in the National Portrait Gallery during the Spring Series, we are delighted to welcome back Patrick Allies and Khoros, this time for a full-length concert of twentieth and twenty-first century choral gems. The programme will include music by Eric Whitacre, Ed Rex, Howells and Parry.

    This concert is part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Requiem
    Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
    6 Songs of Farewell
    Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
    3 Songs of Faith
    Eric Whitacre (1970-)
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    Tue, 2014-09-30 19:30
    English choral classics - old and new | Eboracum Baroque
    Chris Parsons, Eboracum Baroque
    St Botolph without Bishopsgate London EC2M 3TL
    United Kingdom

    Eboracum Baroque present a programme of both old and new English Choral classics, with music from the Renaissance, including works by Tallis, Byrd and Parsons. These gems of the choral repertoire will be interspersed with newer works by later English composers such as Charles Villers Stanford and living composer Paul Mealor, whose beautiful Ubi Caritas was written for the Royal Wedding in 2011.

    Eboracum Baroque features some of the top young singers and instrumentalists in the UK at the start of their professional music careers. The group provides valuable experience in exciting venues across the UK and will record their first CD in Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire this November. They have performed fully staged operas in the Grimeborn Opera Festival, London and are delighted to continue their link with the Brandenburg Choral Festival.

    This concert is part of the Brandenburg Choral Festival Autumn Series.

    Ave Maria
    Robert Parsons (c1530-1570)
    If ye love me
    Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
    Justorum Animae
    William Byrd (1543-1623)
    Ubi Caritas
    Paul Mealor (1975-)
    3 Latin Motets
    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
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    Thu, 2014-09-25 19:30
    Monteverdi Choir | Handel's Dixit Dominus - 50th anniversary tour
    English Baroque Soloists, Esther Brazil, Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
    Milton Court Concert Hall, Guildhall School of Music and Drama London EC2Y 8DT
    United Kingdom

    As the culmination of a celebratory 50th anniversary tour, the Monteverdi Choir bring Handel’s virtuosic Dixit Dominus, and other baroque pieces, to London's newest concert hall.

    Stabat Mater a 10 voci
    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
    Cantata No 199, 'Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Dixit Dominus
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
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    Sun, 2014-09-28 14:30
    IMS Prussia Cove Tour 2014
    Amy Norrington, Caroline Henbest, David McCarroll, David Waterman, Hannah Dawson, Pekka Kuusisto, Rachel Roberts, Yura Lee
    Hall for Cornwall Truro TR1 2LL
    United Kingdom

    IMS Prussia Cove brings together many of the finest musicians from across the globe in their Annual Autumn Tour, which this year includes two wonderful string quintets by Beethoven and Mendelssohn with a contrasting and not often heard Martinu String Quartet. Pekka Kussisto, the exciting Finnish violinist will be leading an ensemble of young rising stars, and the renowned British cellist David Waterman.

    ‘This year’s tour, led by the one and only Pekka Kuusisto, is full of surprises and delights. We think it’s a wonderful programme – and we think that you’ll agree!’ Steven Isserlis, Artistic Director

    String Quintet in C
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    String Quartet No 5
    Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959)
    String Quintet No 2 in B Flat
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
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    Fri, 2014-09-26 13:00
    Lunchtime brass band concert - Royal Greenwich Brass Band
    Jon Franks, Royal Greenwich Brass Band, Stephen Maw
    Charlton House London SE7 8RE
    United Kingdom

    This ever-popular brass band makes a welcome return to Charlton House to play a lively, powerful and moving programme of fine brass band repertoire

    The Red Shield
    Harry Goffin ()
    Music for Greenwich
    Edward Gregson (1945-)
    The old rustic bridge (tenor horn solo)
    Erik Leizden (1894-1962)
    Gaelforce
    Peter Graham (1958-)
    Jeg elsker deg
    Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
    Elsa's procession to the Cathedral, from Lohengrin
    Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
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    Sun, 2014-09-28 16:00
    Virtuoso music for recorder
    The Flautadors
    Crown Court Church of Scotland, Covent Garden London WC2B 5EZ
    United Kingdom

    The Flautadors present a programme of virtuosic music from the 18th century, when the recorder was at the height of its popularity. Featuring dazzling concerti by Telemann and Vivaldi, fugues by JS Bach and exquisite chamber music by Handel.

    Concerto for flautino (descant recorder). strings and basso continuo in C
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Concerto for 4 violins without continuo in G major
    Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
    The Art of Fugue
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto for 2 violins and strings in D minor
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  • Sat, 2014-09-27 19:30
    Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik by candlelight | LMA Orchestra | Meet the Music
    John Landor, LMA Orchestra
    St Martin-in-the-Fields London WC2N 4JJ
    United Kingdom

    Come and enjoy a candlelit concert in the beautiful atmosphere of London's iconic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square. The programme features some of the greatest classical music, carefully selected and performed by some of London’s finest musicians.

    Enjoy an evening of popular classics, from the party atmosphere of Mozart’s Little Night Music, to the vigour of Tchaikovsky’s great String Serenade, with lots of little gems in between.

    We also invite you to Meet the Music, an entertaining and informal exploration of the programme with London Musical Arts Orchestra Music Director, John Landor, including our thrilling orchestra walkabout experience, where we come out and play excerpts among you.

    For details of all our concerts please visit the London Musical Arts website.

    Special Group Offers and Bespoke Packages are available for advance bookings of ten or more, and can include in addition to the concert: fine dining, interval drinks and brass-rubbing in St Martin’s Crypt, pre-concert talks, meeting the Music Director and expertly-guided London Walks tours in the local area around Trafalgar Square. For enquiries, please contact us by email with the concert date you are interested in and approximate numbers in your group.

    Minuet from String Quintet in E
    Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
    Serenade No 13 in G, 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik'
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Andante cantabile from Symphony No 5 in E minor
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Serenade in C, for String Orchestra
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Divertimento No 10 in F
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
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    Sun, 2014-09-28 19:00
    Paganini: 24 Caprices for solo violin
    Alexandre Dubach
    St Silas Church, Pentonville London N1 9UL
    United Kingdom

    The great Swiss virtuoso violinist Alexandre Dubach in a rare performance of Paganini's 24 Caprices for Solo Violin. One of the most extraordinary parts of the violin repertoire, these Caprices take the violinist through almost every imaginable technique, but at the same time display the beauty and simplicity of early 19th century Italian lyricism. Dubach has never performed the Caprices in the UK before, so this is a not-to-be-missed event for anyone who loves the violin, is interested in the history of music, or just loves watching people perform extraordinay acts (and Dubach even manages to do it with a smile!).

    24 Caprices
    Nicolo Paganini (1782-1840)
  • Sun, 2014-09-28 19:30
    Mad Men | Xavier Sabata (countertenor) / Baroque Band
    Baroque Band, Garry Clarke, Xavier Sabata
    Music Institute of Chicago Evanston, Chicago 60201
    United Kingdom

    Spanish countertenor Xavier Sabata makes his Chicago debut in Baroque Band's season opener featuring the mad, the bad, and the utterly insane. Including the finest mad men by Handel and Vivaldi.

    Non fu già from Orlando
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Sorgi l'irato nembo from Orlando Furioso
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
    Verdi allori from Orlando
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Fammi combattere from Orlando
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    Sol da te from Orlando Furioso
    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)