Concerts

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. Concerts are in the evening unless otherwise stated, and known start times other than 7.30 are given.  

'*' Venue information available HERE   

JULY

8-16           York Early Music Festival

Tues 12      *Benslow 8pm.  Rose Consort of Viols

Wed 13      London, Heath Street Baptist Church NW3 1DN, 7.30.  La Vaghezza play music from the Italian 1600s

Wed 13      London, the Great Hall, North Wing, St Bartholomew’s Hospital 1pm Ensemble Hesperi www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/city-music-foundation-2939667631

Sat 16         London, Holy Trinity Church Rotherhithe SE16 5HF, 7.30pm. Musica Antica Rotherhithe. I Ritratti: Portraits of Three 17th Century Female Composers, Barbara Strozzi, Antonia Bembo and Isabella Leonarda  https://www.musicaantica.org.uk/ritratti 

Sat 16         *WH 7.30.  Mahan Esfahani (hpschd) JS Bach: Art of Fugue

Sun 17        London, eath Street Baptist Church NW3 1DN,.  Ceruleo. Passionate music from 17th C Italy

17-23         Lewes Baroquefest www.lewesbaroquefest.org

Wed 20      *WH 7.30.  Ensemble Marsyas.  JS Bach

Fri 22         West Green House gardens, Hants, 7.15pm.  Handel:  Acis and Galatea performed in concert by The Sixteen for West Green House Opera www.westgreenhouseopera.co.uk

Sun 24        London, St Peter’s Belsize Square, NW3 4HY, 6.30pm.  *Belsize Baroque.  20th anniversary concert and garden party (admission free, donations welcome) www.belsizebaroque.org.uk 

Mon 25      *WH 1pm. Mario Brunello (violoncello piccolo) JS Bach: violin sonata 1, partitas 1 & 2

Mon 25      *WH 7.30.  Mario Brunello (violoncello piccolo) JS Bach: violin sonatas 2 & 3, partita 3

Mon 25      Stroud Green Festival, Finsbury Park 8pm.  *The Telling. Into the Melting Pot

Tues 26      West Green House, Hants, 5pm. West Green House Opera Early Music Evening.  Miriam Allan and Elizabeth Kenny perform English Lute Songs in the Theatre Lawn Pavilion followed by dinner in their beautiful Greenhouse.  Finally, a concert of Purcell highlights including King Arthur and Fairy Queen in the Theatre Lawn Pavilion directed by Christopher Bucknall www.westgreenhouseopera.co.uk

 

AUGUST

Sun 7          London, St Mary's, Barnes.  *The Telling.  Vision

Mon 8        Stroud Green Festival, Finsbury Park 8pm.  *The Telling. Vision

Sat 20         London, Six Fitzroy Square, W1T 5DX, 7pm.  Ensemble Hesperi.  Musical Evening with Queen Charlotte

 

SEPTEMBER

Wed 7        *Hatchlands 12 noon.  Benjamin Alard (clavichord) Froberger, Fischer, Buxtehude, JS Bach,

CPE Bach etc

Wed 14      *Hatchlands 12 noon.  Avionam Shalev (clavichord, hpschd, piano) Bach and E W Wolf

Sat 17        The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Sq, London EC1M 6AN, 3.30pm, “Emerging from the shadows – songs by women composers of the early Italian Baroque”, Musicke in the Ayre (Marie Lemaire sop, Din Ghani archlute/b.gtr) https://bit.ly/mitaShad

Thur 22      *Hatchlands 12 noon.  Marcia Hadjimarkos (fortepiano)

Fri 30         Oxford, Sheldonian. Orchestra of St John, musicians from the New Era Orchestra of Kyiv and OSJ Voices.  Concert for Ukraine – British & Ukrainian music inc excerpts from Handel’s Messiah www.osj.org.uk

 

OCTOBER

Sat 1           Hackney Empire. *English Touring Opera.  Handel: Ottone

Fri 7            Hackney Empire. *English Touring Opera.  Handel: Agrippina

Sat 8           Hackney Empire.  *English Touring Opera.  Handel: Tamerlano

Thur 13      *Hatchlands 10-11.30. Alec Cobbe tur of the Cobbe Collection of composer keyboard instruments

Sun 16        London, Lauderdale House, N6 5HG, 2.30-4.30 Tea with Mr Handel, a presentation by Helen Dymond enlivened with musical and video excerpts www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk/whats-on/tea-mr-handel

Sat 22         Renaissance Singers

Fri 28          Saffron Hall.  *English Touring Opera.  Handel: Agrippina

Sat 29         Saffron Hall.  *English Touring Opera.  Handel: Tamerlano

                  

NOVEMBER

9-12           *London International Festival of Early Music

Wed 9        *LIFEM The Brook Street Band

Thur 10      *LIFEM Solomon’s Knot.  JS & Johann Christof Bach

Fri 11          *LIFEM 12 noon Charlotte Schneider (recorders)

Fri 11          *LIFEM 7.30pm.  PIVA.  Music fromRenaissance Italy and England

Sat 12         *LIFEM Blackheath, 6pm.  Taracea (from Madrid)

 

DECEMBER

Sat 3           Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire.  The York Waits with Deborah Catterall

Sat 3           Berkhamsted Music Society. Ensemble Hesperi www.berkhamstedmusic.co.uk

Sat 10         Renaissance Singers

Updated 14-08-2022