Workshops and courses throughout the country and abroad
Please check details with event organisers before turning up for an event or course, as this information comes from a variety of sources which may not all be accurate. N.B. the * in email addresses has been replaced by * to defeat address-gat hering software. Information on course and event venues
NOVEMBER
17-19/20 Benslow Music Trust. Consorting Viols (Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland)
Sat 18 North West EMF Russian Orthodox Church music (Ivan Moody)
Sat 18 South West EMF Launceston. Madrigals and ballets by Thomas Morley for voices & instruments (Clare Griffel)
Sun 19 North East EMF Monteverdi – sacred music from the 1640 collection
Sun 19 Thames Valley EMF Burnham. Baroque chamber music day for players and solo singers (Victoria Helby) secretary*tvemf.org
24-26 Hawkwood College. Recorder weekend for experienced players (Piers Adams)
Sat 25 Southern EMF Bexleyheath. Charpentier: Messe de Minuit for voices & instruments (Andrew Griffiths)
Sat 25 Border Marches EMF Leominster. Tallis: Missa Puer Natus est Nobis for singers (Patrick Craig)
DECEMBER
Sat 2 Midlands EMF Christmas music for voices & instruments (Alison Kinder)
5-7 High Leigh, Hoddesdon, Herts. Viol course for pre-formed consorts. info*rondoviolacademy.co.uk
Sun 10 North East EMF A Medieval Cristemas (Magnus Williamson)
Sat 16 Platinum Consort Choral Workshops. JS Bach Christmas Oratorio
Sun 17 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. An Italian Feast! Christmas workshop and lunch. Benevoli: Dixit Dominus and Gloria from Missa Tiracorda a 16 etc. (Philip Thorby) secretary*tvemf.org
28-2 Andrew van der Beek in Ambleside winter school
JANUARY 2018
Sat 6 Eastern EMF Beccles. Epiphany party (Philip Thorby)
Sun 7 London, St Luke’s 161 Old Street EC1V 9NG, 10.30am. LSO Baroque at the Edge Festival. O Duo: Family workshop. The irrepressible percussion duo leads a Baroque-based family participation event. www.baroqueattheedge.co.uk
8-10 Benslow Music Trust. From piano to harpsichord (Penelope Cave)
Sat 13 North East EMF Victoria Requiem (John Dunford)
18/19-21 Benslow Music Trust. Baroque chamber music at A=415
Sat 20 Thames Valley EMF Ickenham. Domenico Scarlatti: Stabat Mater for voices & continuo (Stephen Jones) michaelfbloom*yahoo.co.uk
Sat 20 North West EMF Portuguese music for singers (Rory Johnston)
28-4 Andrew van der Beek Singing at Castara in Tobago (Justin Doyle)
FEBRUARY 2018
Sat 3 South West EMF Glastonbury. Schütz for voices & continuo (Peter Syrus)
Sat 10 Midlands EMF Ceremony and Devotion: Sacred Music of the Tudors, for voices (Sally Dunkley)
Sat 10 North East EMF Bach workshop (Eric Cross)
15-18 Birmingham Conservatoire. International Recorder & Early Music Festival bcu.ac.uk/recorderfest18
16-18 Jackdaws. The City Musick: Renaissance Music for Court and City (William Lyons & Richard Thomas)
19-21 Halsway Manor. Real Roots! From early music to folk music (Piva)
20-24 Lyme Regis. “Recorder Courses Lyme. Facsimile for advanced players (Philip Thorby)
Sat 24 Thames Valley EMF Renaissance playing and singing day (David Fletcher) david*tvemf.org
Sat 24 Border Marches EMF Bartestree. Music for Lent from the New World for singers & instrumentalists (David Hatcher)
Sat 24 North West EMF Schütz for singers & instruments (Andrew Griffiths)
MARCH 2018
Sat 10 Border Marches EMF Senfl & contemporaries for recorders (Grace Barton)
Sat 10 Midlands EMF Handel: Dixit Dominus (David Hatcher)
15/16-18 Benslow Music Trust. Lutefest
Sat 24 South West EMF West Bay. Workshop for voices & instruments (Frances Eustace)
Sat 24 North West EMF The transition of music from the C14th to the C15th (Don Greig)
29-5 Easter Recorder course, Derbyshire www.recordersforall.org.uk
APRIL 2018
4-6 Jackdaws. Singing Handel (Rosa Mannion)
4-9 Oxford. Chalemie Easter School. Early Music, dance, commedia and costume www.chalemie.co.uk
4-9 Ascot Easter Early Music Course easterearlyusiccourse.org.uk
9-15 Benslow Music Trust Baroque Opera: Rameau's Les Indes Galantes (Dionysios Kyropoulos, Julian Perkins, Judy Tarling, Henrik Persson, Andrew Radley). Why not stay on for the TVEMF workshop the following day.
Sun 15 Thames Valley EMF/Eastern EMF Benslow, Hitchin. The Pleasure of the Plains - Music from the 18th Century Pleasure Gardens by Linley, Arne, Boyce, Handel and other less well-known composers. For singers and baroque instruments (A=415) (Steven Devine & Kate Semmens) jennyfrost*waitrose.com
15- 21 Andrew van der Beek. Music at Gargonza (Patrick Craig)
Sat 21 South West EMF Thorverton. Monteverdi Madrigals for voices (Tim Mirfin)
Sat 21 North West EMF Croce for voices & instruments (roger Wilkes)
Sat 28 Midlands EMF Dominique Phinot for voices (Paul Spicer)
MAY 2018
4-6 Benslow Music Trust. Harpsichord Playing with a French Accent (Penelope Cave)
10-14 Lyme Regis. “Recorder Courses Lyme. Trio sonata workshop (Saskia Coolen & Willem Wander van Nieuwkerk)
11-13 Benslow Music Trust. The Seventeenth-Century String Band (Judy Tarling, Annette Isserlis)
Sat 12 Border Marches EMF David Skinner on the Anne Boleyn Songbook
14-16 Benslow Music Trust. Advanced Harpsichord Accompaniment (Robin Bigwood)
14-19 Andrew van der Beek. Singing in Venice – Victoria Requiem (Carlos Aransay)
Sat 19 Thames Valley EMF/Eastern EMF Epping Hall, St John's Road, CM16 5JU (Philip Thorby) secretary*tvemf.org
21-24 Benslow Music Trust. Heinrich Schütz and his Contemporaries (Peter Bassano, Jeremy West)
27-1 France, Moulin de Cajarc, Cordes-Sur-Ciel www.moulindecajarc.com Renaissance flute course (Clare Beesley) mail*clarebeesley.info
JUNE 2018
Sun 10 Thames Valley EMF Hieronymus Praetorius (Patrick Allies) treasurer*tvemf.org
10-16 Andrew van der Beek. Music at Monteconero - Weelkes, Ward, Tomkins, Deering and Ramsey (Gabriel Crouch)
10-17 Venice. Residential course for singers. “Das Hohelied Salominis” (Song of Solomon) by Leonhard Lechner 1606 and other sacred 16th/17th century works (Martin Schmidt & Frank Leenen) Details: Eberhard Dehne-Niemann - dehneniemanne*web.de
17-23 Andrew van der Beek. Monteconero Music Party - Missa Ave virgo sanctissima by Gery de Ghersem (Erik Van Nevel)
17-24 Run by Singers. Avila. Unaccompanied renaissance music for advanced singers (David Skinner)
Sat 23 Southern EMF (David Allinson)
Sat 30 Eastern EMF (David Allinson)
JULY 2018
1-8 Run by Singers. A week in Dresden
15-22 Run by Singers. A week in Budapest. A mix of Renaissance and more recent repertoire (Patrick Craig)
23-29 Beauchamp House Summer School early music course. Holy Week (Philip Thorby, David Hatcher)
29-5 Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools Early Music Summer School. Echoes of Antiquity (The Parley of Instruments)
AUGUST 2018
5-12 Cambridge Early Music Summer Schools Early Music Summer School. The Birth of Opera (Philip Thorby & friends)
5-12 Run by Singers Assisi Summer School. Unaccompanied Early Music masterpieces concluding with a concert in the Basilica of San Francesco (David Skinner)
12-18 Run by Singers English Summer School, Bath. English programme concentrating on the music of Purcell and his contemporaries (Nigel Perrin)
12-19 Baroque Week at Queen Anne’s School, Caversham, near Reading. “Welcome to all the Musicians”, celebrating the influence of European musicians on musical life in 17th and 18th century England (Theresa Caudle, Ann Allen, Clare Beesley, Steven Devine, Satoko Doi-Luck, Jane Francis & Kate Semmens) www.baroque-week.org.uk
24-26 Cambridge Choral Liturgy Course at St Catharine's College (David Allinson) Details from Eleanor Thompson ian.et.thompson*gmail.com
27-2 Venice. Musica per San Marco. Residential course for singers. Venice-connected composers - Willaert, de Rore, the Gabrielis, Cavalli, Legrenzi etc (Edzard Burchards with Kai-Schulze Forster) schufo*gmx.de
SEPTEMBER 2018
2-9 Run by Singers. Evora, Portugal. Church Music of the Portuguese Masters - Manuel Cardoso, Duarte Lobo and Filipe de Magalhães, and sing a concert in the cathedral (David Allinson)
5-9 West Dean. Introduction to making recorders & flutes (Mathew Dart) www.westdean.org.uk
7-9 Discoed weekend
7-9 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque (Theresa Caudle & Alastair Ross)
Sat 22 South West EMF workshop for voices & instruments (Matt Kingston)
23-30 Run by Singers. Sherry and Southern Spain (Jeremy Jackman)
OCTOBER 2018
10-14 Run by singers. The Glory of Venice
Sat 13 Thames Valley EMF Andrew Griffiths (to be confirmed)
NOVEMBER 2018
1-5 Run by Singers. Tribute tour of Flanders, Ghent (Peter North)
DECEMBER 2018
Sat 2 Midlands EMF Leamington Spa. Christmas music for voices & instruments (Alison Kinder)
2-5 Run by Singers. Mozart Requiem in Vienna (Jeremy Jackman)
Sun 16 Thames Valley EMF Amersham. Christmas workshop and lunch (Patrick Craig) secretary*tvemf.org
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