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 N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gathering software.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
SEPTEMBER
Tues 27 Dulwich Picture Gallery. Timothy Roberts (hpschd and clavichord) Keyboard music from the time of Gerrit Dou www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk
Wed 28 Hatchlands, 12 noon. Gawain Glenton (cornetto) Silas Wollston (virginals)
Thurs 29 Wigmore Hall Max Emanuel Cencic, Il Pomo d’Oro. Arie napoletane
OCTOBER
Sat 1 Unitarian Church, Ormond Road, Richmond TW10 6TH. 7.30 pm. Duo Maddalena. 17th and 18th century English songs and duets for soprano, alto, harpsichord, viola da gamba and lute lucygreenford*outlook.com www.facebook.com/DuoMaddalena
Sat 1 Chobham. Red Priest. Handel in the Wind
Sun 2 Wigmore Hall Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), Orfeo 55. Italian baroque arias
Sun 2 London, St Peter’s, Belsize Park NW3 4HY, 6.30. *Belsize Baroque. Bach, Telemann, Fasch & Boyce www.belsizebaroque.org.uk
Mon 3 Hatchlands, 6pm. Daniel Goode (readings) Sophie Yates (virginals). Shakespeare restor’d
Wed 5 Wigmore Hall Collegium 1704. Caldara, Handel, Paisiello, Gluck etc
Sat 8 London, Hackney Empire. English Touring Opera. Handel: Xerxes (020 8985 2424)
Sun 9 Music in New Malden, 3pm. Michal Rogalski (oboe), Katarzyna Kowalik (hpschd), Kate Conway (cello) French Splendour & Italian Virtuosity in Baroque Music Works by Vivaldi, Couperin, Sammartini and Marais
Tues 11 London, St George's, Hanover Square, 1.10-1.50pm. Mayfair Organ Concerts. Andrew Benson-Wilson. Matthias Weckmann (b1616)
Thur 13 London, The Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Road, SE1 8TJ, 7pm. Recital by Naomi Okuda (recorder) & Pawel Siwczak (hpschd) www.ticketsource.co.uk/cellofactory
Fri 14 Wigmore Hall The Cardinall’s Musick. Byrd, Gibbons & modern
Fri 14 Newbury, Shaw House, Church Road, RG14 2DR, 8pm. Measure to Measure Music from Shakespeare’s Time by Piva (01635 279279) www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/measure-to-measure-music-from-shakespeares-time
Fri 14 London, Hackney Empire. English Touring Opera. Cavalli: La Calisto (020 8985 2424)
Sat 15 London, Hackney Empire. English Touring Opera. Monteverdi: Ulysses’ Homecoming (020 8985 2424)
Sat 15 Little Missenden church, 8pm. Gesualdo Six. A treasury of Italian madrigals (Monteverdi, Lassus, Palestrina, Vecchi, Gesualdo etc) www.little-missenden.org/274.html
Thur 20 London, Handel & Hendrix W1K 4HB, 6.30pm. Musicke in the Ayre (Daniel Thomson, tenor and Din Ghani, lute) “From dusk to dawn” lute songs through the night. www.handelhendrix.org
Fri 21 London, St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden, WC2E 9ED, 1pm. Musicke in the Ayre (Sophia Brumfitt, soprano and Din Ghani, lute/bar.guitar). “Women of note” songs by 17th-cent female composers and some male peers. Free entry, retiring collection www.actorschurch.org
Fri 21 Wigmore Hall La Poème Armonique. Briceno, Berxes & anon
Mon 24 Wigmore Hall Phantasm. The World of Orlando Gibbons
Wed 26 Wigmore Hall Florilegium, Emma Kirkby. London in the 18th century
Thur 27 Hatchlands, 7pm. Guildhall Cantata Ensemble. Blow: Venus and Adonis
28-13 /11 Brighton Early Music Festival
Sat 29 London, St Luke’s, Chelsea, Sydney St, SW3 6NH. Renaissance Singers Singers. Sound Inspires music from Renaissance Oxford by Taverner & Sheppard
Sun 30 St John's Smith Square OAE, Ottavio Dantone dir/ hpschd. Bach: A Family Affair - music by JS, CPE, JCF and WF Bach
NOVEMBER
Sun 6 London, Burgh House, New End Square, NW3 1LT, 3pm. Musicke in the Ayre (Jane Hunt, soprano and Melissa Scott, mezzo with Din Ghani, lute/archlute/bar.guitar). “Ground and Ayre” shifting styles in 17th century song www.burghhouse.org.uk
Sun 6 London, Blackheath Halls. English Touring Opera. Bach: St John Passion (01206 573948)
Thur 10 Wigmore Hall. Iestyn Davies (countertenor) Thomas Dunford (lute). Dowland
Fri 11 Newbury, Shaw House, Church Road, RG14 2DR, 8pm. Ravish’d by Magic Early Music with Charivari Agréable www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/ravishd-by-magic-charivari-agreable-early-music (01635 279279)
Tues 15 Wigmore Hall Le Concert d’Astrée. Mozart
Thur 17 London, St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe, 7.30. Latin church music by Byrd and Tallis
18-20 Teddington, Normansfield Theatre. Richmond Opera (formerly Isleworth Baroque) perform The Magic Flute by Mozart richmondopera.org.uk
Mon 21 St Michael at the Northgate, Cornmarket St., Oxford, 1.00-1.40 pm. Skeleton Crew. Lunchtime recital of early music. Admission Free (charity donations appreciated)
Tues 22 Wigmore Hall Dunedin Consort. Purcell & Locke
Sat 26 St John's Smith Square Anton Bruckner Choir. Mozart: Mass in C Minor, Handel: Dixit Dominus
Mon 28 Wigmore Hall La Nuova Musica. Cavalli: La Calisto
DECEMBER
Thur 1 Wigmore Hall Philippe Jaroussky, Le Concert de la Loge Olympique. Telemann & Bach cantatas
Sun 4 Wigmore Hall Collegium Vocale Gent. Schein: Israelis Brünlein
Sun 4 London. Red Priest. Better Red Than Dead 20th Anniversary Tour
4-11 Spitalfields Festival includes a number of early music concerts www.spitalfieldsmusic.org.uk
Mon 5 London. Piers Adams charity concert
Thur 8 Stowe School, Bucks. Red Priest
Fri 9 London, Cadogan Hall, 7pm. OAE. Bach: Christmas Oratorio 1-3
Sat 10 London, Cadogan Hall, 7pm. OAE. Bach: Christmas Oratorio 4-6
Wed 14 Wigmore Hall Arcangelo. Bach & Telemann
Fri 16 Little Missenden church, 8pm. The Mellstock Band. Christmas in Mellstock
Fri 16 Wigmore Hall Trevor Pinnock 70th birthday concert
Mon 19 Newbury, Shaw House, Church Road, RG14 2DR, 7.30pm,. A Brief History of Christmas with GreenMatthews (01635 279279) www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/a-brief-history-of-christmas
Mon 19 Wigmore Hall The King’s Consort. Christmas in Venice
Tues 20 Wigmore Hall Alison Balsom (trumpet) Balsom Ensemble. Biber, Bach, Handel, Fasch etc
Wed 21 Wigmore Hall Mahan Esfahani (hpschd) Bach: Goldberg Variations
Tues 22 Wigmore Hall Vox Luminis. Vivaldi & Handel
Thur 29 Wigmore Hall Ensemble Claudiana. Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Bach, Handel, Lotti etc
Sat 31 Wigmore Hall, 7pm. The English Concert. New Year’s Eve Concert
JANUARY 2017
Mon 9 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Richard Egarr (hpschd) Byrd, Purcell & Blow
Sat 21 London, Church of the English Martrys, 2 Mitcham Lane SW16 6NN, 7.30 pm. Duo Maddalena. Medieval songs, duets and instrumental music from France, England and the Netherlands, with voices, recorders, lute, vielle-à-roue and percussion. Entry £10 on the door lucygreenford*outlook.com www.facebook.com/DuoMaddalena
FEBRUARY 2017
Fri 10 St John's Smith Square 7pm. OAE Méhul, Gluck, Beethoven etc
Sat 11 London, King’s Place. OAE. Turning points: Vivaldi www.oae.co.uk/event turning-points-vivaldi-the-contest-between-harmony-and-invention/
Sat 25 Newbury, Shaw House, Church Road, RG14 2DR, 8pm. My Layde Loves Early Music with Charivari Agréable. 01635 279279 www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/my-ladye-loves-charivari-agreable-early-music
MARCH 2017
Mon 6 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Carolyn Sampson (sop) Matthew Wadsworth (lute/theorbo) Dowland, Purcell & modern
Mon 27 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Gallicantus vocal ensemble. Mundy, Tye, Tallis etc
MAY 2017
Mon 1 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Lawrece Zazzo (countertenor) Daniele Caminiti (archlute/bar guitar) Julian Perkins (hpschd/organ) Jonathan Rees (gamba) Verdelot, D’India, Carissimi, Caccini, Frescobaldi, Strozzi etc
Tues 2 St John's Smith Square 7pm. OAE. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
12-20 London Festival of Baroque Music
Sat 13 Banstead. Red Priest. Handel in the Wind
Sat 20 London, King’s Place. OAE. Turning points: Bach www.oae.co.uk/event/turning-points-bach
Mon 22 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Phantasm viol consort. Lawes & Locke
JUNE 2017
Mon 7 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Mahan Esfahani (hpschd). Tomkins, Farnaby, WF Bach, Cowell, Steve Reich
JULY 2017
Mon 3 Wigmore Hall BBC Lunchtime Concert. Maurice Steger (rec) Jean rondeau (hpschd). Hasse, Falconieri, Storace, Castrucci, Scarlatti & Sammartini
Tues 4 St John's Smith Square 7pm. OAE. Campra, Fischer, Bach & Rameau
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