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Format: 2014-04-17
Format: 2014-04-17
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    Fri, 2014-04-18 20:00
    One Day Like This - an evening of a cappella pop and jazz hits | Blossom Close
    Blossom Close, Hilary Campbell
    Edward Alderton Theatre Bexleyheath DA7 4EZ
    United Kingdom

    Blossom Close present ‘One Day Like This’, an evening of lively a cappella pop and jazz hits, featuring arrangements of songs by Adele, One Direction, Gershwin, Queen, The Beatles, Michael Jackson and many more! Blossom Close is an experienced close harmony group whose vocalists are handpicked from the pool of singers in Blossom Street, a vibrant vocal ensemble comprising some of the UK's best young singers.

    Under the direction of Hilary Campbell, the group regularly performs pop and jazz a cappella arrangements on TV, radio and at corporate events, and recently returned from performances in Japan.

    We would be delighted if you, your friends, family and colleagues would join us for what promises to be an exciting evening of entertainment that will appeal to music lovers of all ages.

    I'll be there for you (theme tune from Friends)
    Joanna Forbes ()
    I got rhythm
    George Gershwin (1898-1937)
    Why do fools fall in love?
    Jon Halton ()
    Honey Pie
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    Rolling in the Deep
    Adele Adkins (1988-)
    For Lovers
    Pete Doherty (1979-)
    All you need is love
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    One day like this
    Guy Garvey (1974-)
    Blackbird
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    Let it be
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    I'm a train
    Albert Hammond ()
    Can't buy me love
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    What a wonderful world
    George David Weiss ()
    Holding out for a Hero
    Jim Steinman (1947-)
    Yesterday
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    (They long to be) Close to You
    Burt Bacharach (1929-)
    What makes you beautiful
    Jim Jacobs ()
    Michael Jackson medley
    Hilary Campbell ()
    Somebody to Love
    Freddie Mercury ()
    Goodnight Sweetheart
    James Hudson ()
    Chili Con Carne
    Anders Edenroth (1963-)
  • Fri, 2014-04-25 19:30
    Contemporaries and Romantics ! Waldegrave Ensemble
    Alex Wilson, Elliott DeVivo, Sarah Ovenden, Waldegrave Ensemble
    Bourne Hall Ewell Village KT17 1UF
    United Kingdom

    Enjoy an evening of enchanting music whilst tantalising your taste buds with fine wines and cheeses.

    Featuring music for flute, clarinet and piano by Bizet, Delibes, Kovacs, Horovitz Sancan, and Saint-Saëns.

    All money raised will go towards the Waldegrave Scholarship Fund for two of our resident musicians who’ve recently gained places on a postgraduate course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

    Tarantella
    Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
    Sous le dôme épais (The Flower Duet) from Lakmé
    Léo Délibes (1836-1891)
    Suite No 1 from 'Carmen'
    Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
    Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano
    Joseph Horovitz (1926-)
    Hommage á JS Bach for solo clarinet
    Béla Kovács ()
    Sonatine for Flute and Piano
    Pierre Sancan (1916-)
    £12 adults / £8 under 18s (Includes wine and cheese) Available from 0333 666 3366 Monday - Friday 9am to 7pm.
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    Sat, 2014-04-26 19:30
    Cinema in Symphony 2: The Sequel - Reading Symphony Orchestra
    Reading Symphony Orchestra, Rory McAllister, Stefan Hofkes
    Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park Arts Centre Bracknell RG12 7PA
    United Kingdom

    After last year's successful Hollywood celebration, Cinema in Symphony returns to the Wilde Theatre, South Hill Park. Hosted by BBC Radio Berkshire's Rory McAllister, hear the Reading Symphony Orchestra play classic themes from Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings, The Big Country, Black Swan and James Bond, to name a few! If you've never experienced the full scale of an orchestra playing the themes you know and love, then this is your chance! You'll also be able to get up close and personal to film props and have your photo taken when you arrive! So grab your family and friends and come along for a night at the movies with a difference - Cinema in Symphony is back!

    Theme from 'The Big Country'
    Jerome Moross (1913-1983)
    Imperial March from Star Wars
    John Williams (1932-)
    Pirates of the Caribbean
    Klaus Badelt ()
    Music from Swan Lake
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
    Music from Out of Africa
    John Barry (1933-2011)
    Jurassic Park
    John Williams (1932-)
    Excerpts from Forrest Gump
    Alan Silvestri (1950-)
    James Bond Medley
    John Barry (1933-2011)
    Theme from The Magnificent Seven
    Elmer Bernstein (1922-)
    Gabriel's Oboe from The Mission
    Ennio Morricone (1928-)
    Excerpts from Lord of the Rings
    Howard Shore (1946-)
    Dambusters March
    Eric Coates (1886-1957)
    Adult £20; under 21s £15 Available from 01344 484123 .
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    Sat, 2014-04-19 20:00
    One Day Like This - an evening of a cappella pop and jazz hits | Blossom Close
    Blossom Close, Hilary Campbell
    Edward Alderton Theatre Bexleyheath DA7 4EZ
    United Kingdom

    Blossom Close present ‘One Day Like This’, an evening of lively a cappella pop and jazz hits, featuring arrangements of songs by Adele, One Direction, Gershwin, Queen, The Beatles, Michael Jackson and many more! Blossom Close is an experienced close harmony group whose vocalists are handpicked from the pool of singers in Blossom Street, a vibrant vocal ensemble comprising some of the UK's best young singers.

    Under the direction of Hilary Campbell, the group regularly performs pop and jazz a cappella arrangements on TV, radio and at corporate events, and recently returned from performances in Japan.

    We would be delighted if you, your friends, family and colleagues would join us for what promises to be an exciting evening of entertainment that will appeal to music lovers of all ages.

    I'll be there for you (theme tune from Friends)
    Joanna Forbes ()
    I got rhythm
    George Gershwin (1898-1937)
    Why do fools fall in love?
    Jon Halton ()
    Honey Pie
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    Rolling in the Deep
    Adele Adkins (1988-)
    For Lovers
    Pete Doherty (1979-)
    All you need is love
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    One day like this
    Guy Garvey (1974-)
    Blackbird
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    Let it be
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    I'm a train
    Albert Hammond ()
    Can't buy me love
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    What a wonderful world
    George David Weiss ()
    Holding out for a Hero
    Jim Steinman (1947-)
    Yesterday
    Sir Paul McCartney (1942- )
    (They long to be) Close to You
    Burt Bacharach (1929-)
    What makes you beautiful
    Jim Jacobs ()
    Michael Jackson medley
    Hilary Campbell ()
    Somebody to Love
    Freddie Mercury ()
    Goodnight Sweetheart
    James Hudson ()
    Chili Con Carne
    Anders Edenroth (1963-)
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    Sat, 2014-04-19 19:30
    Songs of Farewell | National Youth Choir of Great Britain
    Ben Parry, Gregory Batsleer, National Youth Choir of Great Britain, Simon Lindley
    Leeds Town Hall Leeds LS1 3AD
    United Kingdom

    The National Youth Choir is formed of over 100 of the UK's best young singers aged 16-22. Meeting only in the spring and summer holidays, they sing just a few breathtaking performances each year: this is a rare chance to find out if the beauty, power and expressiveness of the sound of their voices is as good as you've heard in the legends.

    The choir consistently explores a fabulous range of music, and this concert you'll hear music focusing on key major choral works by three British composers, Hubert Parry, Benjamin Britten and James MacMillan. Bringing together an exceptional range of colours and textures, this is choral music at its most moving and dramatic, infused with vivid expressions of personal journeys, including – appropriately for the Easter weekend – those of faith and betrayal. Read more about the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain at www.nycgb.net

    Sun Soul
    Ben Parry ()
    Cantos Sagrados, 'Sacred Songs'
    James MacMillan (1959-)
    Weather Report
    Bob Chilcott (1955-)
    I hear the rain
    Per Nørgård (1932-)
    Bumble Bee
    Anders Edenroth (1963-)
    6 Songs of Farewell
    Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)
    Rejoice in the Lamb
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
    Eclipse
    Ben Parry ()
    £15; £12 concessions; £5 U25s Available from 0113 2243801 Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm.
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    Fri, 2014-04-18 14:30
    St John Passion with Polyphony and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
    Clare Wilkinson, Elin Manahan Thomas, Jeremy Ovenden, Neal Davies, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Polyphony, Robert Davies, Stephen Layton, Stuart Jackson
    St John's Smith Square London SW1P 3HA
    United Kingdom

    Stephen Layton's fantastic choir, Polyphony, present their annual Good Friday St John Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a superb line-up of soloists. The concert is always a sell-out so please book in advance. The performance is given without an interval.

    "one of the highlights of London's musical calendar" (The Guardian)

    St John Passion
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    £50, £44, £38, £19 Available from +44 (0) 20 7222 1061 10am-5pm Monday to Friday (6pm on concert days).
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    Sat, 2014-04-26 19:00
    Handel's Messiah - Portsmouth Baroque Choir and The Consort of Twelve
    Adrian Green, Ian Caddy, Malcolm Keeler, Portsmouth Baroque Choir, Sian Bibby-Hsia, The Consort of Twelve, Toby Forster
    St Paul's Church Chichester PO19 6FT
    United Kingdom

    Portsmouth Baroque Choir and The Consort of Twelve, conducted by Malcolm Keeler will perform The Messiah at St Paul's Church, Chichester on Sunday April 26th at 7pm, commencing with extracts from Part I but focussing on Parts II and III for the Easter season.

    Messiah
    George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
    £15, £7 18 and under, £1 accompanied children Available from 01243 371128 .
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    Tue, 2014-04-22 19:00
    Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
    Belinda Yates, Heather Chamberlain, Lance Pierson
    Leicester Square Theatre London WC2H 7BX
    United Kingdom

    2014 is William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday and it's time to celebrate his enormous contribution to our culture. But if you don’t have time to see all 37 plays or read all 154 sonnets then just come and see his Greatest Hits.

    Trio 'In Voice and Verse' bring to life the best of the Bard's work. Actor Lance Pierson presents the most famous speeches and sonnets from Hamlet to Henry and Richard to Romeo. Soprano Belinda Yates and pianist Heather Chamberlain perform music inspired by Shakespeare's work, from Purcell to Cole Porter and Walton's Henry V to Bernstein's West Side Story.

    Blow, blow thou winter wind
    Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
    Where The Bee Sucks
    Thomas Arne (1710-1778)
    It was a lover and his lasse
    Thomas Morley (1557/8-1602)
    Who is Silvia?
    Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
    Nocturne from A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    You Spotted Snakes
    Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
    Falling in Love With Love from The Boys from Syracuse
    Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)
    Letter scene from The Merry Wives of Windsor
    Otto Nicolai (1810-1849)
    I Hate Men from Kiss Me Kate
    Cole Porter (1891-1964)
    Amor est in pectore
    Nigel Hess ()
    The Willow Song
    Anonymous ()
    Somewhere from West Side Story
    Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
    Tickets £14, concessions £12 Available from 0844 873 3433 .
  • Fri, 2014-04-18 19:00
    JS Bach's St John Passion
    Andrew Abbott, Choir of St Mary's Church, Marc Finer, Musica Donum Dei Baroque Orchestra, Nottingham, William Burn
    St Mary's Church Nottingham NG1 1HR
    United Kingdom

    Retiring collection.

    St John Passion
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    No Tickets required.
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    Sat, 2014-04-19 19:30
    Academia Musica Choir - Passiontide
    Academia Musica Choir, Aryan Arji
    St John's Smith Square London SW1P 3HA
    United Kingdom

    The Academia Musica Choir is a semi-professional ensemble that has an international recording contract with Priory Records, broadcasts on the BBC and has performed with professional ensembles such as the English Symphony Orchestra and Oxford and Cambridge University Choirs. The choir tours nationally and internationally and has built a reputation for outstanding performances. The choir performs a sustantial repertoire of sacred music every week in British cathedrals as well as productions of large-scale works and debut performances of contemporary works.

    The final event in a national series of Passiontide Concerts that explores some of the most sublime works from the Italian Renaissance.

    www.facebook.com/academiamusicachoir

    Miserere mei
    Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652)
    Stabat mater in C minor
    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
    Miserere mei Deus
    Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
    Stabat mater
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    O Vos Omnes
    Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
    Crucifixus à 8
    Antonio Lotti (c1667-1740)
    £22, £18, £15; concessions £20, £15, £10 Available from 02072221061 .