Early Music Concert Diary
Please check details with concert organisers before turning up for a concert, as this information comes from a variety of sources which may not all be accurate. Start times are 7.30 pm unless stated. N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gathering software. Information on concert venues
MARCH
Sat 29 Trinity United Reformed Church Buck Street Camden London NW1 8NJ La Dolce Vita: A Recital of Italian Music by Barsanti Vivaldi Telemann Fontana and a new work 'In The Margins' by Paul Burnell. Andrew Collis, Recorders; Ibi Aziz, ViolonCello & Pardessus; Akiko Imai, Harpsichord 07956 658041 £10.00 (£8.00)
Sun 30 Wigmore Hall Les Talens Lyriques. Rameau: Pièces de clavecin en concerts, cantata Orphée
APRIL
Thur 3 St John's Smith Square Malcolm Sargent Festival Choir. Handel: Messiah
Sat 5 London, St James' Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1 8PF, 7.30. Poeticall Musicke Musicke. J. S. Bach: viola da gamba sonatas and soprano arias from cantatas
Thur 10 Wigmore Hall London Handel Players. Leclair & Handel
Sat 12 St John's Smith Square English Baroque Choir, Brandenburg Sinfonia. Bach: St John Passion
Tues 15 St John's Smith Square 1.05pm. Etcetera Choir. Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Lotti (free, ticketed)
Tues 15 Oxford, Ashmolean prom, 7.30. Orchestra of St John’s. Bach, Purcell, Handel (0845 680 1926) www.osj.org.uk
Wed 16 St John's Smith Square Chapelle du Roi. Tenebrae by candlelight. Tallis, Victoria, Palestrina, Guerrero
Thur 17 St John's Smith Square Come & Sing choir and professional orchestra. Handel’s Messiah
Fri 18 St John's Smith Square Polyphony, OAE. Bach: St John Passion
Fri 18 Canons Ashby, Priory Church. Fiori Musicali Chamber Choir. Music for Good Friday. Gregorian chant, Allegri, Gesualdo, Tallis
Sat 19 St John's Smith Square Academia Musica Choir. Allegri, Scarlatti, Palestrina, Victoria, Lotti
Mon 21 St John's Smith Square Tallis Scholars. Gibbons, Parsons, Tallis, Tye, Tavener, Victoria, Vivanco
Fri 25 Woking United Reformed Church, White Rose Lane, Woking GU22 7HA Flanders Recorder Quartet Banchetto Musicale Tickets £14 (£12 concessions) Under 18s £10 from 07599 917351 / 01483 773431 or email FRQWoking*gmail.com Pre-performance talk 6:30 (free to ticket holders)
25–May 4 Upstairs At The Gatehouse, Highgate, LONDON N6 4BD Hampstead Garden Opera La Calisto by Francesco Cavalli. Director: Joe Austin; Designer: Tom Oldham; Music Director: Oliver-John Ruthven With period ensemble Music Poetica
Wed 30 Reading Hexagon 7.30. Charlotte Barbour-Condini (recorder) and the ECO play Bach, Monteverdi, Corelli, Vivaldi, Telemann and Handel www.readingarts.com/thehexagon/whatson/event.asp?id=SXFE3E-A7822192
MAY
Sat 3 London, St James' Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1 8PF, 7.30. Poeticall Musicke Musicke. Consorts for thine Harpe. The Harp Consorts and Ayres in Three Parts by William Lawes
Sat 10 Cambridge, Little St Mary's Church, 7:30pm. De Profundis. Weeping in Sharps and Flats - Magnificats and motets by Bernardino de Ribera. Performances introduced by Bruno Turner (Mapa Mundi) www.adcticketing.com (01223- 300085)
Sun 11 New Malden Methodist Church, High Street, 3pm. Guildhall School Cantata Project – Historical Performance students perform baroque cantatas. An hour of music followed by tea and cake. Free (collection for charity)
Sat 17 St Matthew's Church, Bayswater 29 St Petersburgh Place London The Stanesby Players W2 4LA An evening of Baroque Music by Telemann Castello Marais Bach and a new work 'Dr Dee His Magick Square' by Micheal Mullen, Andrew Collis, Recorders; Ibi Aziz, ViolonCello & Pardessus; Akiko Imai, Harpsichord 07956 658041 £12 (£10)
JUNE
Sat 7 London, St James' Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1 8PF, 7.30. Poeticall Musicke Musicke. Sweeter than roses - a dramatic evening of songs by Henry Purcell, John Blow, Matthew Locke and Pelham Humfrey.
Sun 8 New Malden Methodist Church, High Street, 3pm. DeNOTE and friends. Mozart fortepiano concerto K.488. An hour of music followed by tea and cake. Free (collection for charity)
Sun 15 Oxford, Magdalen College, 3pm. Phantasm viol consort. Byrd, Gibbons, Locke, Purcell phantasmtickets*gmail.com (07952 223218)
JULY
Sat 5 London, St James' Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1 8PF, 7.30. Poeticall Musicke Musicke. Duets for Friends. Intimate Baroque works from France and Italy performed on theorbo and viola da gamba.
AUGUST
Sat 2 London, St James' Church, Prebend Street, Islington N1 8PF, 7.30. Poeticall Musicke Musicke. Instrumental music by Carolan
MAY 2015
16-24 Grado (between Venice and Trieste) Academy Week for singers. Kwallace*reedsmith.com (020 3116 3624)
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