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Tuesday 9th April 2019 at 7:30pm    

Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London
Delius:  The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Walton:  Two Pieces for Strings from Henry V Suite
Vaughan Williams:  Symphony no. 5 in D major

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Mark Wrigglesworth, conductor
https://secure.cadoganhall.com/event/rpo-190409/book/?performance=4654

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Wednesday 10th April 2019 at 1:55pm 

Media City UK, Salford
Gustav Holst: The Perfect Fool Ballet Music
John Ireland: The Forgotten Rite
William Walton: Facade (selection)
Arnold Bax: The Garden of Fand
BBC Philharmonic
John Wilson, conductor
Ticket ballot applications open 25 March - 31 March. Simultanious broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e65v9r

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Friday 12th April at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Red House, Golf Lane, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5PZ 
Before Britten

Recital of British music, focussing on the composers Britten would have been familiar with in his youth. Featuring songs by Bridge, Clarke, Ireland and Armstrong Gibbs.

Erika Mädi Jones, soprano

Panaretos Kyriatzidis, piano

Current winners of the British Music Society Song prize

https://brittenpears.org/event/recital-before-britten/

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Satuday 13th April 2019 at 7:30pm
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Arnold Bax: November Woods(19 mins)
William Walton: Violin Concerto(30 mins)
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 4 in F minor(31 mins)

BBC Philharmonic

John Wilson, conductor

6:15pm Journey Through Music
BBC Philharmonic Learning Events

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Saturday 13th April 2019 at 7:30pm
Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Great Missenden

‘Glory, Laud and Honour’
Schubert – Antiphons for Palm Sunday
Bach – Prelude to Palm Sunday Cantata No. 182
Handel – Messiah Passion Music & Hallelujah Chorus
Paul Carr – Requiem for an Angel
Milly Forrest – Soprano
Peter Edge – Baritone
St. John’s Chamber Orchestra

Great Missenden Choral Society
John Cotterill – Conductor

http://www.gmcsonline.co.uk/concerts-and-tickets/

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Saturday 13th April 2019 7.30pm
St John's Church, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9HL
Paul Carr: Requiem for an Angel
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Will Todd: The Lord is my Shepherd
CV Stanford: Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis in G
Rutter: Suite for Strings
Egham Choral
Musicians from the Royal Academy of Music
Richard Robbins, conductor 
https://www.eghamchoral.org/

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Saturday 13th April at 3pm

Manchester Chamber Ensemble, directed by Richard Howarth, with Anna Christensen (harp) and John Turner (recorder)

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik  MOZART

Elegy for Tony (first performance of this version) ANTHONY HEDGES

New World Dances JOHN GOLLAND

Geordie Tunes PETER HOPE

Sospiri ELGAR 

Capriol Suite WARLOCK  

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Wed 17th Apr 201919:30
Barbican, London

Michael Tippett The Rose Lake
Karol Szymanowski Violin Concerto No 1
Claude Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande
Suite (UK premiere), arr. Altinoglu

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Sir Andrew Davis

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Thu 25th Apr 2019 19:30
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Jean Sibelius Symphony No 6 in D minor
Michael Tippett Piano Concerto
Igor Stravinsky Symphony in C major

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Tuesday 23rd April at 7.30pm
St George's Church, Pinner View, Harrow HA1 4RJ
Vaughan Williams: The Lake in the Mountains
Robert Matthew Walker (b 1939): Piano Sonata no 3 ‘Hamlet’ (1980)
John Ireland: London Pieces
Delius transcribed Peter Warlock: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (Piano duet with Irene Loh
Delius: Three Preludes
John Ireland: Sarnia - an Island Sequence

Mark Bebbington, piano
www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mark-bebbington-piano-recital-tickets-57284225661

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Friday 26th April, 7.30pm

The Lark Ascending

Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX

Walton: Coronation March, Crown Imperial
Delius
: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Parry
: Blest pair of sirens
Butterworth
: The Banks of Green Willow
Elgar: Nimrod; Finale from Enigma Variations

Handel: Worthy is the Lamb that was slain; Amen from Messiah
Interval

Handel
: Zadok the Priest (Coronation Anthem No.1)
Elgar
: Pomp and Circumstance March No.4 in G
Rutter: The Lord is my Shepherd from Requiem
Holst: Jupiter, the bringer of jollity from The Planets
Monk: Abide with me
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Parry: I was glad; Jerusalem

Philharmonia Orchestra

City of London Choir

Presenter: Alan Titchmarsh

https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/120443-lark-ascending-2019#

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Saturday 27th April 2019
St Albans Abbey, St Albans AL1 1BY
Provisional at this stage
Joint celebration concert with the St Albans Chamber Choir and the Wormser Kantorei
HANDEL Zadok the Priest
MOZART Coronation Mass
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona nobis pacem
Ealing Symphony Orchestra
John Gibbons, conductor

http://www.ealingso.org.uk

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Sun 28 Apr at 19:45
St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen
'I Was Glad': A Paean of Praise for Choir and Organ
Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Ireland, Greater Love
Hadley, My Beloved Spake
Pärt, The Beatitudes
Howells, St Paul's Service: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Howells, Like as the Hart
Vaughan Williams, Let All the World in Every Corner Sing
Finzi, God is gone up, Op.27 no.2
Bainton, And I saw a New Heaven
Parry, Blest Pair of Sirens
Weir, Wild Mossy Mountains
Elgar, Give Unto the Lord (Psalm 29) for choir and orchestra, Op.74
Gowers, Viri Galilaei
Parry, I was glad
Aberdeen Bach Choir
David Gerrard, Organ
Roger B Williams, Organ

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Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 8:00pm
People's House, Great Hall, Jena
Wilfred Heaton:Praise for brass band
John Ireland:A Downland Suite
Wilfred Heaton:Partita for orchestra

Rimsky-Korsakov:Mlada, from it: Cortege (entry of the noble ones)
Mussorgsky: Khovantchina, from it: Foreplay (adaptation Dmitiri Shostakovich)
Borodin:Prince Igor, from it: Polovtsian dances
Tchaikovsky:Overture 1812
Brass Band BlechKLANG 
Jena Philharmonic 
Alexander Richter, conductor 
Philippe Bach, conductor

https://www.jenaer-philharmonie.de/konzert/sonderkonzert-8.html

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Thu 2nd May 2019 19:30
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
James MacMillan Symphony No 4
Benjamin Britten Les illuminations

Michael Tippett: Symphony No. 4

Martyn Brabbins

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Sun 5 May at 18:30
Conway Hall, London
Robert Hugill in Focus
Robert Hugill in Focus
Butterworth, Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad
Bridge, 3 Songs for voice,viola and piano, H.76
Bowen, Fantaisie for viola and piano, Op.54
Hugill, Winter Journey for baritone and piano
Hugill, Three pieces from The Book of Common Prayer for viola and piano
Hugill, Quickening for mezzo-soprano, viola and piano
Anna Huntley, Mezzo-soprano
James Newby, Baritone
Rosalind Ventris, Viola
William Vann, Piano

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Tuesday 7th May 7:30pm

Royal Festival Hall, London 

Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs

Ravel: Piano Concerto in G

McDowall: Da Vinci Requiem

Neil Ferris, conductor

Martin James Bartlett, piano

Kate Royal, soprano

Roderick Williams, baritone

Wimbledon Choral Society choir

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3rd - 9th May 2019
Leamington Music Festival
Programme announced shortly. Delius to be featured in the programme.
http://www.leamingtonmusic.org/festival-weekend/

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Saturday 11th May at 3:00pm

Ivor Gurney Hall, King’s School, Gloucester

Ian Venables: The Song of the Severn Op.43

Andrew Randall (baritone)
Eric McElroy (piano)

The Carducci String Quartet

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15th May at 7:30pm

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH

‘In Our Hands’
Butterworth: On the Banks of Green Willow (arranged for strings by CPB)
Toby Young: In Our Hands (Premiere of a setting of Tony Issac’s poem)
Grace Williams: Sea Sketches
Limpet Space Race: Earth Flow (for strings and electronics, premiere)
Britten Folk Songs set
Ireland Concertino Pastorale

OSJ Strings
Christopher Turner, tenor
Cayenna Ponchione, conductor

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Saturday 18th May 2019 at 7.30pm
SJE Arts at St John the Evangelist Church, 109A Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH
Brilliant Byways
Purcell: Chaconne 
Britten: Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge 
Vaughan Williams: Variants on Dives and Lazarus

Arensky: Tchaikovsky Variations
Holst: St Paul's Suite
Corona Strings          
Conductor, Janet Lincé
Leader, Catherine Leech
https://www.sje-oxford.org 

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Saturday 18th May at 3pm

Kantos Chamber Choir directed by Ellie Slorach, with Clare Wilkinson (mezzo-soprano , Mhairi Lawson (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), Anna Markland and Ian Buckle (piano)

 A Programme to celebrate the 100th birthday of Stephen Wilkinson.

The Silver Swan; What is our Life?; Hosanna to the sons of David GIBBONS                           
Vigilate  BYRD                                      
There is no Rose JOUBERT                                               
Betjeman’s Bells; In Praise of Music and Dancing; Psalm 67; The Lark in the Clear Air STEPHEN WILKINSON 
Throstle DAVID  ELLIS 
Cabaret Songs for voice and piano  BRITTEN 
Diaphenia; To Gratiana Singing and Dancing W. DENIS BROWNE                                          Songs STEPHEN WILKINSON   

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23rd May 1:00-2:00pm 

The Woodville, Gravesend, Kent DA12 1DD. London Chamber Ensemble, director Madeleine Mitchell perform Grace Williams Rondo and Sarabande and Brahms Piano Quartet no.2 in A.  

Madeleine Mitchell, violin

https://woodville.seatlive.com/whats-on/whats-on-auditorium/ 

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24th May, 7:30pm 

Beaumaris Festival, Anglesey 

Grace Williams Sextet, Rondo and Sarabande

Brahms Piano Quartet no.2

CPE Bach Oboe Sonata 

The London Chamber Ensemble

Madeleine Mitchell, Director

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Friday 24th – Monday 27th May 2019
English Music Festival

A major festival of British music including World Premieres

Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Mini-bus transfer between venues provided.
https://www.englishmusicfestival.org.uk/

 

Friday 24th May at 7:30pm
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire OX10 7HH
BBC Concert Orchestra 
Martin Yates, conductor 
Sergey Levitin, violin
Berners: Portsmouth Point, World Premiere                                                                      Arnold: Serenade for Small Orchestra                                                                     

Stanford: Violin Concerto in D, World Premiere                                                                            Vaughan Williams: The Blue Bird, World Premiere                                                                      
Delius: A Song before Sunrise 
Milford: Symphony, World Premiere                                                                      

 

Saturday 25th May at 10:45pm
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire OX10 7HH
Rupert Marshall-Luck, violin
Michael Korstick, piano
Cyril Rootham: Sonata in G minor                                                                                                Nimrod Borenstein: Nocturnal Fantasia; Souvenirs; Confession                                                  David Matthews: Variations for Violin and piano on Roger Scruton’ s Depedida                          Edward Elgar: Sonata for violin and piano
World Premiere Performance of new Urtext version by G.Henle Verlag

 

Saturday 25th May 2019 at 2:15pm
Dorchester Abbey
Chapel Choir of Worcester College, Oxford 
Charles Wood:  O Thou the Central Orb  
Stanford:  O For a Closer walk with God 
Frank Bridge:  Adagio in E 
Stanford:  How Beauteous are the feet
John Ireland:  Ex ore innocentium
Stanford:  Pray that Jerusalem
Herbert Howells: Mine eye for Beauty Pine 
Parry:   Long Since in Egypt’s Plenteous land 
John Sheppard:  In Manus tuas
Thomas Tomkins: Hear my Prayer
Thomas Tallis:  If ye Love me
Tallis:   Te Lusic ante terminum 
Stanford:  Prelude on St Columba (Op. 101, no. 6) 
Bairstow:  The King of Love 
Robin Milford:  Prelude on St Columba
Vaughan Williams: The Call, Antiphon (from Five Mystical Songs)  

 

Saturday 25th May 2019 at 7:00pm
Dorchester Abbey
English Arts Chorale; English Arts Orchestra; Leslie Olive, conductor
Paul Carr: Ubi caritas; The Lamb 
Gerald Finzi: Prelude 
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra 
Paul Carr: Stabat Mater

 

Saturday 25th May 2019 at 9:30pm
Dorchester Abbey
Lance Pierson, Em Marshall-Luck, reciters
Music and Sweet Poetry Agree

 

Sunday 26th May at 10:45pm
Radley College, Silk Hall
Lynn Arnold, Charles Matthews, pianos
York Bowen:  Suite op.52 
William Alwyn: Fantasy Waltzes 
Delius: Eventyr 
Francis Routh: Roumanian Dance 
York Bowen:  Four Pieces op.90 
Bliss: Rout 
Donald Tovey:  Balliol Waltzes 

 

Sunday 26th May 2019 at 2:15pm
Radley College Silk Hall
Piatti Quartet
Edward Elgar: String Quartet                                                                                           

William Walton: String Quartet No.2                                                                                            Benjamin Britten: Divertimenti                                                                                   

Frank Bridge: Idylls

 

Sunday 26th May 2018 at 7:00pm
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon.
Holst Orchestra, Godwine Choir Hilary Davan Wetton, Rupert Marshall-Luck, viola
Dyson: Hierusalem      
Elgar: Two Choral Songs op. 73 – Serenade; Love’s Tempest
Holst: Brook Green Suite     
Finzi: Magnificat       
Howells: Elegy for Solo Viola & Strings op. 15 
Ireland: Greater Love      
Holst: I Love my Love
Howells: Like as the Hart                 
Elgar: Serenade for Strings     
Rubbra: Inscape 

 

Sunday 26th May 2019 at 9:30pm
Dorchester Abbey
New Foxtrot Serenaders
The Great British Songbook of the 1920s to the 1960s

 

Monday 27th May at 10:45pm
Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon.
Anando Mukerjee, tenor; Pavel Timofeyevsky, piano
Howells: Four Songs, Op.22
Ireland: Songs Sacred and Profane 
Finzi: Oh Fair to See, Op. 13b
Ian Venables: Venetian Songs – Love’s Voice Op.22  
Warlock: Three Belloc Songs etc. 

 

Monday 27th May 2019 at 2:15pm
All Saints Church, Sutton Courtenay
Sara Stowe, soprano; Sam Brown, lute; Matthew Spring, lute, Viola da Gamba
Like as the Lute Delights
Lute songs and Duets by John Dowland & John Daniel

 

Monday 27th May 2019 at 7:00pm
Dorchester Abbey
Chamber Ensemble of London
Peter Fisher, Director
Bainton: Pavan, Idyll and Bacchanal
Delius: Légende
Alwyn: Love Scene from ‘The Fallen Idol’
Jenkins: Sinfonietta for Strings
Ireland: Cavatina
Ireland: Soliloquy
Ireland: Bagatelle
Finzi: Romance
Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso

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30th May - 2nd June

Elgar Festival

Worcester and Malvern

https://elgarfestival.org

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Saturday 8th June, 7.30pm

The Lark Ascending

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester M1 5HA

Elgar: Overture: Cockaigne
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks: selection
Arnold: English Dances
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Walton: Henry V Suite

Halle Orchestra

https://www.halle.co.uk/whats-on/the-lark-ascending/

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Sunday 9 June at 3:00PM
Cadogan Hall, London
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X 9DQ
English Symphony Orchestra
Pavel Šporcl violin
Kenneth Woods conductor
Matthew Taylor Symphony no. 5 (world premiere)
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
Beethoven Symphony No. 5

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Sunday 9th June 2019 6.00 pm

Hamsey Church, Hamsey Festival

Music for wind quartet

Students from London Music Colleges.

Anne Hodgson - Flute, Clare Worth - Oboe
Phil Edwards - Clarinet, Ian Glen - Bassoon
Programme includes
Peter Copley Die Nacht ist kommen
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Saturday 15th June at 3pm

Victoria String Quartet (Benedict Holland, Catherine Yates, Susie Mészáros, Jennifer Langridge)

Quartettsatz in C Minor, D703 SCHUBERT                            

A Dorset Calendar PETER HOPE                      

Three Winter Poems ALWYN                                  

String Quartet No. 1 in D, Op. 11 TCHAIKOVSKY           

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Sunday 16th June 2019 6.00pm
Violin - Andrew Sherwood, Stuart Deeks
Viola - Ellie Blackshaw
Cello - Peter Copley
Guy Richardson
Meditation on Gibbons’ 20th Fantasia
Haydn String Quartet in C major, Op.33 No.3 ‘The Bird’
Frank Bridge: String Quartet No.3
The Musicians of All Saints

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June 16th 2019 at 7.00pm
Derngate Theatre NN1 1DP, 7:00 pm;

'Celebration!'

Sir William Walton: Crown Imperial
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 - Featuring Peter Donohoe,Piano
Richard Strauss An Alpine Symphony

Northampton Symphony Orchestra

John Gibbons, conductor

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Thu 20 Jun at 19:30
St John's Smith Square, London
Trio Anima
Bax, Elegiac Trio for flute, viola and harp
Alwyn, Naiades

Boyle, Trio Notturno
Debussy, Children's Corner, suite (arr. Carlos Salzedo)
Takemitsu, And then I knew 'twas wind
Debussy, Sonate en Trio
Matthew Featherstone, Flute
Rosalind Ventris, Viola
Anneke Hodnett, Harp

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Saturday 22nd June 2019
St John’s Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P 3HA (provisional)
British Music Society 40th Anniversary Gala Concert
Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March No. 5
Wordsworth: Air (Divertmento)
Michael Hurd: Overture to an unwritten comedy
Hamilton Harty: Ode to a Nightingale
Doreen Carwithen: Overture ‘Bishop Rock’
Bax: Symphony No. 1

Ealing Symphony Orchestra
John Gibbons, conductor

https://www.sjss.org.uk/events/british-music-society-40th-anniversary-concert

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Saturday 22 June 2019 at 7.30 pm
Lighthouse, Poole
Richard Blackford  Pietà: cantata for soprano, baritone, mixed chorus., children’s chorus, string orchestra and soprano saxophone (world première)
Fauré  Requiem
Jennifer Johnston, soprano
Stephen Gadd, baritone
Amy Dickson, saxophone
Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Gavin Carr, conductor
www.bschorus.co.uk
www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

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2nd July 7.30pm

Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Street, London

Ian Venables: Requiem Op.48 (London Premiere)

Evoke
Victoria Ely (conductor)

https://www.evokemusic.org

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July 5, 2019 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Britten Studio, Snape Maltings
Snape Maltings Concert Hall Snape Bridge, Snape IP17 1SP
A concert performance of Stephen Dodgson’s chamber opera Margaret Catchpole: Two Worlds Apart – a tale of misguided loyalty, passion and fate.
Dodgson’s 1979 chamber opera tells the story of Suffolk heroine, criminal and chronicler Margaret Catchpole. The opera immerses us in the internal battle between her own good character and values, and her heartfelt loyalty to Will Laud, a smuggler – the man she loves.
Libretto by Ronald Fletcher based on the novel by Richard Cobbold.
A pre-performance talk by Anthony Cobbold will be given at 6pm.
Venue: The performance is at the Britten Studio at Snape Maltings in Suffolk.
Cast: Kate Howden, Matthew Brook, Richard Edgar-Wilson, William Wallace, Nicholas Morris, Alistair Ollerenshaw, Peter Willcock, Diana Moore, Robyn Allegra Parton
Orchestra: Ensemble Perpetuo
Conductor: Julian Perkins
https://snapemaltings.co.uk/whats-on/margaret-catchpole/

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Saturday 6th July 2019 7.45pm
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes
Directed by Steve Dummer
Handel Concerto Grosso, Op.6 No.7 in B flat major
Paul Carr: Oboe Concerto
Soloist Clare Worth
Conall Gleeson New Work for Strings and Electronics
Dvořák Serenade for Strings in E major, Op.22
The Musicians of All Saints

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13th July

Hitchin Chamber Orchestra
Finzi – Prelude in F minor Op 25
John Ireland – Concertino Pastorale
Malcolm Arnold – Concerto for Flute and strings (Soloist: Emma Halnan)
Howells - organ piece arr. Rufus Frowde (World premiere)
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
Elgar - Serenade for Strings

www.hitchinchamberorchestra.org

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Sat 13 Jul at 19:30
Oaklands School, Waterlooville
Havant Symphony Orchestra
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 1
Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel: Dream Pantomime
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Bridge, The Sea
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Joo Yeon Sir, Violin
Jonathan Butcher, Conductor
Havant Symphony Orchestra

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Tue 23 Jul at 19:30
Wigmore Hall, London
Dame Sarah Connolly, Malcolm Martineau
Schumann, Sechs Gedichte und Requiem, Op.90
Mahler, Kindertotenlieder
Bridge, Day after day
Bridge, Speak to me my love
Britten, Winter Words for soprano or tenor and piano, Op.52
Dame Sarah Connolly, Mezzo-soprano
Malcolm Martineau, Piano

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Saturday 20th July at 3pm

Mark Rowlinson (reciter), Peter Lawson (piano), with John Phillips (violin) and John Turner (recorder)

STORIES FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES!

The Story of Babar the Little Elephant  POULENC                           

Practical Cats RAWSTHORNE                  

Ferdinand the Bull ALAN RIDOUT                   

Four Nursery Rhymes of Thomas Pitfield ROBIN Walker                                                           

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Three Choirs Festival, 2019

Gloucester

www.3choirs.org

 

28th July 2019 

Grace Williams: Violin Sonata

Robert Saxton: Suite (premiere)

MacMillan: Kiss on Wood

Howells, Gurney, Ian Venables

The London Chamber Ensemble, director and violin Madeleine Mitchell

Clare Hammond, piano 

 

Initial announcement of highlights:

https://3choirs.org/assets/Uploads/TCFG19-Preview-Flyer.pdf

 

Saturday 17th August at 3pm

Margaret McDonald (mezzo-soprano), Richard and Janet Simpson (oboe and piano/harpsichord), John Turner (recorder), Robin Stevens (cello)

Overture for St. Pauls CHRISTOPHER COTTON   

Songs for voice and continuo PURCELL                                

Songs for voice and continuo HANDEL                                

Concerto in G Minor, for recorder oboe VIVALDI                                                

Sonata in A Minor, for recorder oboe and continuo TELEMANN                          

Easter Cantata, for voice oboe and continuo TELEMANN                          

Sacred Cantata:  Drop Slow Tears, for voice, recorder and piano RAYMOND WARREN        

Oboe Sonata RUBBRA                              

Us Two, for recorder and piano GEORGE HERBERT   

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27th September 7.30pm

Hellens, Much Marcle, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2LY

Ian Venables: Caprice Op.35

Mark Bebbington, piano

 

28th September 7.30pm

Hellens, Much Marcle, Nr, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2LY

Ian Venables: Piano Quintet

The Coull String Quartet
Mark Bebbington, piano

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Thu 3 Oct at 19:30
Barbican Hall, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Miss Julie in concert
Alwyn, Miss Julie
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Kenneth Richardson, Director
Anna Patalong, Miss Julie
Marta Fontanals-Simmons, Kristin
Samuel Sakker, Ulrik
Duncan Rock, Jean
BBC Symphony Orchestra

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9th October at 7:30pm 

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH 
English Pastoral
Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending
Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Sarasate Carmen Fantasy
Johanna Roehrig, violin
Orchestra of St John’s
John Lubbock, conductor

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Fri 11 Oct at 19:30
Usher Hall, Edinburgh
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no. 3
Bax, In the Faëry Hills
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Vadym Kholodenko, Piano
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor

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Sat 12 Oct at 19:30
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no. 3
Bax, In the Faëry Hills
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 9 in E flat major, Op.70
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Vadym Kholodenko, Piano
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Thomas Søndergård, Conductor

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Saturday 19th October 2019 at 7.30pm

Cadogan Hall, Sloane Square, London SW1X 9DQ
London première of Pietà and Canticle of Winter by Richard Blackford
Tallis:  Hymn: How shall I sing that majesty
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on the theme by Thomas Tallis
Blackford Canticle of Winter, for saxophone & strings (first performance)
Vaughan Williams:  Rise heart, & Love bade me welcome, from  Five Mystical Songs      
Blackford   Pietà

Bournemouth Symphony Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gavin Carr
Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo; Huw Montague Rendall, baritone; Amy Dickson, saxophone
www.cadoganhall.com

 

October

Malcolm Arnold Festival

 

William Alwyn Festival 

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Wed 6 Nov at 19:30
Royal Festival Hall, London
Knights and angels
Elgar, Froissart Overture, Op.19
Mozart, Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299 (K297c)
Alwyn, Lyra Angelica Concerto for Harp and Strings
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Lawrence Renes, Conductor
Juliette Bausor, Flute
Xavier de Maistre, Harp
London Philharmonic Orchestra

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8th November 5.30pm

Gloucester Cathedral 
All Souls’ Day Eucharist 

Ian Venables: Requiem Op.48

Choir of Gloucester Cathedral
Adrian Partington (conductor)

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