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   


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

Sat 22         Renaissance Singers

Mon 24       Christ Church Spitalfields. Andrew Benson-Wilson. Organ music from the Gothic period to the late 17th century 

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

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



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

Thur 10      London, Dutch Church, EC2N 2HA, 7:30pm. Orlando Chamber Choir’s “Memento mori” programme surrounds Heinrich Schütz’s magnificent “Musikalische Exequien” with more intimate single and double choir motets. Lucy Goddard directs, with Paul Plummer on keyboard continuo. Details and tickets on

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)

Sat 12         Union Chapel - Reflection and Remembrance: Requiems by Fauré and Charpentier - presented by Figure -

Nov 18        St Paul’s Covent Garden WC2E 9ED, 1.00pm, "Songs from turbulent times" Musicke in the Ayre (Olalla Vargas sop, Din Ghani lute/vihuela/b.gtr), free entry, retiring collection.



Sat 3           Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire.  "The Mirth and Melody of Angels". Ancient music for the festive season with The York Waits.

Sat 3           Berkhamsted Music Society. Ensemble Hesperi

Dec 3          The Charterhouse, London EC1M 6AN, 3.00pm, “Midst Winter’s Cold – lute songs with a seasonal flavour”, Musicke in the Ayre (Sophia Brumfitt mezzo, Din Ghani lutes)

Sat 10         Renaissance Singers

Thu 15        London, St Katharine Cree, EC3A 3BP, 7:30pm. Christmas concert with Orlando Chamber Choir, directed by Lucy Goddard, and organist Gavin Roberts. Details and tickets on


Jan 21        The Charterhouse, London EC1M 6AN, 3.00pm, “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)

Updated 08-18-2022