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 N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gathering software.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
NOVEMBER
Thur 8 Blackheath, All Saints church, 5.30pm. Da Camera. Telemann, Bach, Eccles, O’Carolan etc
Thur 8 Blackheath, St Margaret’s church, 7.45pm. Chelys Viol Consort with Emma Kirkby. Dowland, Holborne etc
Fri 9 Blackheath, All Saints church, 5pm. Silvia Berchtold (rec) Gerhard Abe-Graf (hpschd)
Fri 9 Blackheath, All Saints church, 8pm. Alternative History. Amores Pasados
Sat 10 Blackheath, All Saints church, 5pm. Flanders Recorder Quartet. Reclaiming Bach for the recorder
Sat 10 London, St. Cyprians Church, Glentworth St, NW1 6AXA, 7.30. Floating Notes. Renaissance & baroque music with Jessica Loeb, Simon Lillystone, Samir Savant, Simon Crookall, Jane McClelland, Louise Brecknell and Gary Sieling in aid of the 'Raising the Roof' project of St Paul's Church, Rossmore Rd (020 7724 8517) www.stpaulsmarylebone.org
Sat 10 Greenwich, St Alfege church, 7.45pm. Thomas Tallis Society Choir, Orchestra of the Sixteen. Handel a celebration
Thur 15 Oxford Town Hall, 7.30. English Touring Opera. Handel: Radamisto (01685 244806)
Tues 20 Wigmore Hall The English Concert. Bach for Advent
Thur 22 Oxford, Magdalen College Chapel (antechapel), 8pm-9pm. Apollo's Revels. Lynda Sayce (theorbo & baroque flute), Alison Kinder (viola da gamba), Anne Deller & Kath Waters (dancers). An hour's programme of baroque music and dance, including Marais, de la Barre, Loeillet, Corette & de Visée. Tickets on the door or in advance (advised). www.ticketsource.co.uk/apollos-revels www.apollosrevels.com All are welcome earlier to Festal Choral Evensong for St Cecilia’s Day sung by the College Choir at 6pm (approx. 40 mins) with music by Batten, Rore, Tye & Philips
Fri 23 London, St James’s Piccadilly, 1.10pm. Tredici Chamber Choir. Remembrance Concert (Lobo, Gesualdo, Purcell et al) Free entry www.tredicichoir.org
Sun 25 London, St George’s Bloomsbury, 4.30pm. Tredici Chamber Choir. Remembrance Concert (Lobo, Gesualdo, Purcell et al) Free entry www.tredicichoir.org
DECEMBER
Sat 1 Charlbury, Oxfordshire, St Mary's Church 7.30 pm. vOx Chamber Choir. Baroque Classics www.vox-choir-oxford.co.uk
Sun 2 Oxford, Exeter College Chapel, 2.30 pm. Baroque Classics. vOx Chamber Choir www.vox-choir-oxford.co.uk
Fri 7 Wigmore Hall Arcangelo. Scarlatti, Handel & Porpora
Fri 7 Syresham, St James the Great, NN13 5HU. Fiori Musicali. Christmas Concertos
Sat 8 Ravensthorpe village hall, NN6 8EH. Fiori Musicali. Christmas Concertos
Tues 11 Wigmore Hall La Nuova Musica. Vivaldi, Handel, Corelli etc
Fri 14 Little Missenden Church, 8pm. The Telling. Alongside English Medieval carols there will be others from the European tradition, inc German, Catalan and Finnish examples. Readings, both period and more recent, will be interwoven with the music
Sat 15 London, St George’s Bloomsbury. Renaissance Singers . Christmas in Rome
Sat 15 Wigmore Hall Mahan Esfahani (hpschd) JS Bach
Thur 20 Oxford, SJE Arts, 7.30 pm. vOx Chamber Choir and The Oxford Sinfonia. Handel Messiah www.vox-choir-oxford.co.uk
Fri 21 Northampton Cathedral, 7pm. Fiori Musicali. Mr Handel’s Messiah
Sat 22 London, Globe Theatre, 6pm. Winter Wassail with the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble and the Society of Strange & Ancient Instruments with Steven Player www.shakespearesglobe.com
Sat 22 Wigmore Hall Venice Baroque Orchestra, Avi Avital (mandolin). Geminiani, Vivaldi & Paisiello
Sun 23 London, Globe Theatre, 3pm & 6pm. Winter Wassail with the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble and the Society of Strange & Ancient Instruments with Steven Player www.shakespearesglobe.com
Mon 31 Wigmore Hall 7pm. Dunedin Consort. JS Bach
JANUARY
Fri 4 Wigmore Hall The King’s Consort. Sound the Trumpet. Purcell, Blow, Humfrey, Williams
Thur 17 Wigmore Hall The Sixteen. Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II
Fri 18 Aynho, the Great Barn. Fiori Musicali. Handel, Geminiani, Telemann
Tues 29 Wigmore Hall Les Arts Florissants. Airs Sérieux et á Boire
Wed 30 Wigmore Hall The Cardinall’s Musick. The Company of Heaven II
FEBRUARY
Thur 7 Wigmore Hall Sonatori de la Goiosa Marca & soloists. Vivaldi
Thur 14 Wigmore Hall Stile Antico. Arise, my love sensuous renaissance settings of the Song of Songs
Sat 16 London, St Gabriel’s Pimlico. Renaissance Singers. A Valentines' Song of Songs tour of Europe
Thur 21 Wigmore Hall Les Talens Lyriques. Monteverdi
Thur 28 Wigmore Hall Emma Kirkby 70th Birthday Concert with the Chelys Consort, Fieri Consort etc.
MARCH
Wed 6 Wigmore Hall Florilegium. Music at the Court of Frederick the Great
Fri 8 Wigmore Hall The English Concert. Handel, Purcell, Bach, Leclair, Muffat
Wed 13 Wigmore Hall Die Kölner Akademie, Mahan Esfahani. JC Bach, Mozart, CPE Bach, Distler
Fri 15 Stowe House MK18 4EH. Fiori Musicali, Simon Standage (violin). CPE Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Boccherini
Wed 20 Wigmore Hall Vox Luminis. Charpentier
Wed 27 Wigmore Hall The King’s Consort. Handel in Italy. Handel, Hasse, Geminiani
27-29/4 London Handel Festival
Sat 30 Wigmore Hall Mahan Esfahani (hpschd) Bach
APRIL
Sat 6 London, St Gabriel’s Pimlico. Renaissance Singers. Concert on a Franco-Flemish Lenten theme
Fri 12 Northampton Cathedral, 7pm. Fiori Musicali. JS Bach: St John Passion
Fri 19 Fawsley, St Mary the Virgin. Fiori Musicali & Fiori Musicali Choir. Allegri: Miserere
JUNE
Mon 10 Wigmore Hall, 1pm. BBC lunchtime concert. Jean Rondeau (hpschd) Bach, Scarlatti
JULY
Sat 13 London, St Gabriel’s Pimlico. Renaissance Singers concert
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