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Format: 2014-07-22
Format: 2014-07-22
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    Sat, 2014-07-26 15:30
    Prime Brass in Space
    Prime Brass
    Emmanuel United Reformed Church Cambridge CB2 1RR
    United Kingdom

    Join these intrepid explorers Prime Brass on a musical journey through space, taking in the moon, the stars, the sun... to infinity and beyond!

    From the famous opening to the film 2001: A Space Odyssey to the theme tunes for Thunderbirds and Star Wars, this concert will have something for children of all ages!

    £8, £5 children
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    Wed, 2014-07-30 19:30
    St Barnabas Summer Proms - The Grier Piano Trio
    Francis Grier, Indira Grier, Savitri Grier, The Grier Trio
    St Barnabas Church, Ealing London W5 1QG
    United Kingdom

    This recital by the Grier Trio is the second concert in the St Barnabas Summer Proms, which will be held from Monday July 28th to Friday August 8th 2014. The series comprises 6 evening concerts, with an emphasis on popular classical masterpieces, suitable for summer evenings, played by well-known musicians. Our superb Bosendorfer concert grand piano will be in the middle of the nave, and our unique 'big screen' will ensure that everyone can see the pianist's hands, as shown in the photograph.

    The church is very large and admission is guaranteed. Parking is readily available in nearby residential streets. All receipts go towards St Barnabas Church Funds. Thank you in advance for your support.

    Sonata for Keyboard and Violin No 26 in B flat
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Sonata in A for Cello and Piano
    César Franck (1822-1890)
    Piano Trio No 2 in C
    Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
    £10 (£5 young people). No tickets sold beforehand - just turn up ! Admission is guaranteed.
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    Tue, 2014-07-29 20:00
    Music for a Summer Evening - Benslow Music SummerFest 2014
    Julian Rolton, Martin Outram, Susanne Stanzeleit, William Bruce
    Peter Morrison Hall, Benslow Music Trust Hitchin SG4 9RB
    United Kingdom

    Programme included in the ticket price; free accesible parking; licensed bar

    Violin Sonata No 1 in D Minor
    John Ireland (1879-1962)
    Sonatina
    Thomas Pitfield (1903-1999)
    Violin Sonata No 2 in A
    John Ireland (1879-1962)
    Quartet for Piano and Strings in G minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    £12 (free entry for 8 - 25yr olds and carers accompanying a disabled visitor) Available from 01462 459446 Monday to Saturday: 9am - 5pm.
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    Wed, 2014-07-23 19:45
    Derby Cathedral Summer Organ Recitals
    Simon Hogan
    Derby Cathedral Derby DE1 3DY
    United Kingdom
    Sinfonia in D from Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Sonata for Organ in G minor
    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
    Chant de May from 2 Pieces
    Joseph Jongen (1873-1953)
    Toccata in C
    Franz Schmidt (1874-1939)
    Sonata for Organ No 8 in A
    Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
    £7 - on the door only; season ticket (8 recitals, 2 July-20 August): £45 Available from 01332 202231 (for season ticket only) .
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    Wed, 2014-07-30 19:45
    Derby Cathedral Summer Organ Recitals
    Ben Bloor, Christopher Johns, Peter Gould, Sachin Gunga, Tom Corfield
    Derby Cathedral Derby DE1 3DY
    United Kingdom
    Variations on an Easter Theme 'O Filii et Filiae'
    John Rutter (1945-)
    Interlude from Five Diversions for Organ
    Jack Hawes (1916-2004)
    Fugue from Prelude and Fugue in E flat major, 'St Anne'
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Scherzo in A flat
    Sir Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
    Sonata No 1 in D minor for 2 players
    Gustav Merkel (1827-1885)
    Cantilène from Symphony No 3 in F sharp minor
    Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
    Prologue from West Side Story
    Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
    The Simpsons
    Danny Elfman ()
    Suite Gothique
    Léon Boëllmann (1862-1897)
    £7 - on the door only; season ticket (8 recitals, 2 July-20 August): £45 Available from 01332 202231 (for season ticket only) .
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    Fri, 2014-07-25 19:00
    Baroque Masterpieces
    Catherine Rimer, Kati Debretzeni, Neil McLaren
    St Nicolas Church Pevensey BN24 5LD
    United Kingdom

    St. Nicolas Church Pevensey hosts three musicians from The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

    The programme of Baroque masterpieces will be performed on original instruments and includes solos for each, concluding with a trio sonata by Bach’s most gifted son Carl Philipp Emmanuel, whose 300th anniversary is marked this year.

    Neil McLaren is a long standing member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a regular at Glyndebourne Festival since 1989. Having moved from London to live by the sea in East Sussex he continues a busy freelance career both in this country and abroad. Kati Debretzeni is one of the leaders of the O.A.E where Catherine Rimer shares the position of No 2 cello and both of them also play for Sir John Eliot Gardiner's English Baroque Soloists (as leader and guest continuo respectively).

    This is Neil's 7th consecutive year playing in Pevensey where Catherine is also a regular and they are delighted that Kati will join them for the first time.

    The concert is in aid of St Nicolas Church which has a superb acoustic and is itself approaching 800 years of age in 2016. Audience members are encouraged to bring their own picnic to enjoy in the beautiful and ancient churchyard before the concert.

    12 Fantasias for solo flute
    Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
    Partita No 2 in D minor for solo violin
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Suite for solo cello No 1 in G
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Trio Sonata for flute, violin and continuo in A
    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
    £10 (to include interval refreshments) Available from 07759 388845 .
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    Wed, 2014-07-23 18:00
    Didi and Friends at the BCU International Piano Academy
    Ann Arscott, Di Xiao, Malcolm Wilson, Mark Bebbington
    Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire Birmingham B3 3HG
    United Kingdom

    This concert features International Piano Academy staff, including renowned pianists Mark Bebbington, Malcolm Wilson and Di Xiao. Come and enjoy an evening of fabulous piano music from Liszt, Debussy, Kapustin and Messiaen. This is set to be an evening full of imagination and colour so we hope you will join us in our dress code by wearing something bright.

    The evening also includes a special guest – jazz singer, Ann Arscott, who lost her voice and ability to speak five years ago following a major stroke, but who has battled her way back to sing again. Come along and be inspired.

    Malcolm Wilson

    For more than twenty-five years Head of the Piano Department of Birmingham Conservatoire, and in 2011 was made Emeritus Professor. His performing career embraces chamber music, accompaniment, improvisation and two piano repertoire. From 1982 to 2005 he was a principal pianist with the CBSO. Recent recordings have included two piano versions (together with Philip Martin) of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Rachmaninov`s Symphonic Dances.

    Mark Bebbington

    Increasingly recognised as a champion of British music, Mark Bebbington has recorded extensively for Somm label to unanimous critical acclaim. Projects for 2014/15 include concerto recordings with the Ulster and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestras, appearances in major concert series and festivals both in the UK and throughout Europe (including a debut at the Husum “Piano Rarities” Festival in Germany and the Grand Theatre – Opera National de Bordeaux as part of the Bordeaux International Festival), concertos with the Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic and BBC Concert Orchestras and London solo recitals at the South Bank, St John’s Smith Square and the Wigmore Hall. In October of this year, Mark makes his Carnegie Hall debut with Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra.

    Ann Arscott

    Miss Arscott began singing at a young age and turned professional at 18. As a professional singer, she sang in jazz clubs over the world and even competed on Stars In Their Eyes.She also sang alongside Birmingham jazz legend Andy Hamilton at a club in London. But after a devastating stroke in 2009, Ann lost the power of speech, leaving her with no way to communicate. Incredibly, she has discovered she can still sing and now communicates that way.

    Di Xiao

    Described as “a pianist of awesome gifts” Chinese pianist Di Xiao’s international career started at 17 when she played the Yellow River Piano Concerto for the Malaysian Royal Family in Kuala Lumpur. Subsequently she has taken to the platform across the globe from Europe to Malaysia, Ukraine, Singapore, India, China and the UK. Di international career began in earnest when she was selected as the UK’s representative to the universally acclaimed ‘European Concert Halls Organisation (ECHO) Rising Stars’ series in 2009 which took her to some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls. Following her Cologne Philharmonie recital the press stated that “Di Xiao presents a demanding programme that takes your breath away.”

    Di’s albums were well received and have featured on both BBC Radio 3 In Tune and BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour.

    Excerpts from 8 Concert Etudes
    Nikolai Kapustin (1937-)
    4 Impromptus
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Prélude No 1, La colombe from 8 Préludes (1929)
    Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
    Prelude No 5, 'Cloches d'angoisse et larmes d'adieu
    Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
    Prélude No 8, Un reflet dans le vent from 8 Préludes (1929)
    Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
    Ave Maria
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Prélude No 7, La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune from 12 Préludes, Book 2
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Prélude No 5, Les collines d'Anacapri from 12 Préludes, Book 1
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Prélude No 10, La cathédrale engloutie from 12 Préludes, Book 1
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Prélude No 12, Minstrels from 12 Préludes, Book 1
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Les jeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este from 'Annees de pelerinage-annee 3'
    Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
    Prélude No 7, Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest from 12 Préludes, Book 1
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Prélude No 6, Général Lavine - eccentric from 12 Préludes, Book 2
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Prélude No 12, Feux d'artifice from 12 Préludes, Book 2
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Summertime from Porgy and Bess
    George Gershwin (1898-1937)
    £12/ £6 concessions / free for under 18s Available from 0121 331 5909 Lines open Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm.
  • Sat, 2014-07-26 19:30
    Summer Light Music Concert
    Harry Maughan, Judith Watts, Richard Watts, Valerie Ashworth-Pirillo, Vincent Pirillo
    St Barnabas Church Linslade, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2NR
    United Kingdom

    Enjoy a summer concert of light music for voice, organ and piano.

    Works will include the Dambusters March by Eric Coates, duets from the Merry Widow, comedy songs and will finish with a rousing singalong accompanied by the mighty organ at St Barnabas.

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    Wed, 2014-07-30 13:10
    Free lunchtime concert by Tacoma Youth Chorus
    Kyle Haugen, Tacoma Youth Chorus
    St Andrew's Church, Holborn London EC4A 3AB
    United Kingdom

    This outstanding American choir from Washington State performs a varied programme of Schubert, Bach and Mendelssohn along with works by contemporary American composers. Tacoma Youth Chorus is a mixed choir comprising singers aged 15-20. Directed by Kyle Haugen, this concert forms part of their international tour across England, Northern Ireland and Ireland. As well as regular performances in the USA from Seattle to Olympia, the choir tours internationally every three years. The choir has performed in the UK, France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Acclaimed both nationally and internationally, Tacoma Youth Chorus is described as “one of the jewels of our city”.

    If ye love me
    Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
    Lift thine Eyes from Elijah
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Deep Peace
    Brian Tate ()
    I want to be ready
    Moses Hogan (1957-2003)
    In monte oliveti
    Giovanni Battista Martini (1706-1784)
    Jubilate Deo
    Judith Herrington (1949-)
    Tread softly
    Judith Herrington (1949-)
    No Tickets required.
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    Tue, 2014-07-29 19:45
    Free concert by Tacoma Youth Chorus
    Kyle Haugen, Tacoma Youth Chorus
    St Peter's Methodist Church Canterbury CT1 2BE
    United Kingdom

    This outstanding American choir from Washington State performs a varied programme of Schubert, Bach and Mendelssohn along with works by contemporary American composers. Tacoma Youth Chorus is a mixed choir comprising singers aged 15-20. Directed by Kyle Haugen, this concert forms part of their international tour across England, Northern Ireland and Ireland. As well as regular performances in the USA from Seattle to Olympia, the choir tours internationally every three years. The choir has performed in the UK, France, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Acclaimed both nationally and internationally, Tacoma Youth Chorus is described as “one of the jewels of our city”.

    If ye love me
    Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
    Lift thine Eyes from Elijah
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Deep Peace
    Brian Tate ()
    I want to be ready
    Moses Hogan (1957-2003)
    In monte oliveti
    Giovanni Battista Martini (1706-1784)
    Jubilate Deo
    Judith Herrington (1949-)
    Tread softly
    Judith Herrington (1949-)
    No Tickets required.