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Upcoming Concerts

MUSIC IN 2022

27th May 2022
at Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton GL6 9BP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Hardy : Wessex Love Songs
James Girling guitar
Lotte Betts-Dean soprano

Performance time:
6.30pm
There will be a pre-concert talk at 6pm. Further details will be available shortly.

Programme:
JOHN DOWLAND (1563 – c.1626), Come Again, Sweet Love Doth Now Invite (1597)
ROBIN MILFORD (1903 – 1959), If it’s Ever Spring Again (1934)
GERALD FINZI (1901 – 1956), It Never Looks Like Summer (1956)
IMOGEN HOLST (1907 – 1984), Weathers (1926)
IVOR GURNEY (1890 – 1937), In the Black Winter Morning (1924)
JOHN DOWLAND, Praeludium, P.98 and Fantasia No. 7 (1610)
ARTHUR KEEGAN-BOLE (b. 1986), Elegies for Emma (poems of 1912-14) (2022)

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BETTY ROE (b. 1930), Beeny Cliff (2001)
TRAD., arranged BENJAMIN BRITTEN, I Will Give My Love an Apple (1961)
BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913 – 1976), At the Railway Station, Upway (1953)
ETHEL H. H. RICHARDSON (1870 – 1946), Regret Me Not (1943)
ARNOLD BAX (1883 – 1953), The Market Girl (1922)
KERRY ANDREW (b. 1978), The Echo Elf Answers (2022)
HENRY PURCELL (c. 1659 – 1695), An Evening Hymn (1688)
TRAD., arranged CECIL SHARP (1859 – 1924), The Nightingale (1917)

This programme was devised and curated by Arthur Keegan-Bole.

This concert will last approximately 60 minutes. There will be an interval during which drinks will be available.
The church has step-free access and is wheelchair friendly.
Ticket prices: £20, £15, £10
There are a limited number of Parent/Grandparent and Child (child goes free) tickets available.

28th May 2022
at Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton GL6 9BP

Music from the Cotswolds
This concert is in memory of Quintin Ballardie (1928-2022), founder of the English Chamber Orchestra

The English Chamber Orchestra Strings

directed by
Stephanie Gonley and Patrick Hawes
with
Mared Emyr Pugh-Evans harp

Performance time:
6.30pm with pre-concert talk at 6pm

Programme:
HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983), Suite
- Allegro deciso
- Siciliano elegiaco. Con moto, ma tenerezza
- Alla menuetto. Allegro menuetto
- Rondo. Allegro assai: brioso

GUSTAV MAHLER (1860-1911), 'Adagietto' (from Symphony 5)

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RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958), Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

PATRICK HAWES (b. 1958), Highgrove Suite
- Goddess of the Woods
- The Wildflower Meadow
- Sanctuary
- The Gladiator

 

This concert will last approximately 70 minutes. There will be an interval during which drinks will be available.
The church has step-free access and is wheelchair friendly.
Ticket prices: £35, £25, £20, £15, £10
There are a limited number of Parent/Grandparent and Child (child goes free) tickets available.

4th July 2022
at Brecon Cathedral

Prizewinners from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

Isaac Prince clarinet
Elena Zamudio soprano
Catherine Milledge piano

Performance time:

6.30pm There will be a 30-minute interval

Programme:
CHARLES-MARIE WIDOR (1844-1937), Introduction et Rondo (Clarinet and Piano)
XAVIER MONTSALVATGE (1912-2002), Cinco Canciones Negras (Voice and Piano)
LOUIS SPOHR (1784-1859), (selection of) 6 Deutsche Lieder, Op.103 (Voice, Clarinet and Piano)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791), "Parto, ma tu ben mio“, La Clemenza di Tito, K.621 (arr. for Mezzo Soprano, Clarinet and Piano)

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ELIZABETH MACONCHY (1907-1994), Fantasia for Clarinet and Piano
FRANCIS POULENC (1899-1963), Tel jour, telle nuit, FP86 (Soprano and Piano)
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828), Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, d.965

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This concert will last approximately 70 minutes. There will be an interval during which drinks will be available.
The cathedral has step-free access and is wheelchair friendly.
Ticket prices: £20 (General Admission, first-come-first-served seating)
There are a limited number of Parent/Grandparent and Child (child goes free) tickets available.

23rd July 2022
at St Mary and All Saints Church, Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ

Songs for A Summer Evening
James Laing and Friends

Performance time:
6.30pm

Programme:
The programme for this concert will be available shortly.

 

This concert will last approximately 70 minutes. Drinks will be available from 5.45pm.
The church has step-free access and is wheelchair friendly.
Ticket prices: £25, £20, £10

26th July 2022
at St Margaret’s, Cley-next-the-Sea NR25 7TT

Serenades for the Summer
The English Chamber Orchestra Strings

directed by
Stephanie Gonley
with
Craig Ogden, guitar

Performance times:
6.30pm

Programme:
EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934), Serenade, Opus 20
-  Allegro piacevole
- Larghetto
- Allegretto

WILLIAM LOVELADY (b. 1945), Guitar Concerto world premiere

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DAG WIRÉN (1905-86), Serenade, Opus 11
- Preludium
- Andante espressivo
- Scherzo

- Marcia

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-93), Serenade, Opus 48
- Pezzo in forma di sonatina: Andante non troppo — Allegro moderato
- Valse: Moderato — Tempo di valse

- Élégie: Larghetto elegiaco
- Finale (Tema russo): Andante — Allegro con spirito

 

This concert will last approximately 70 minutes. Drinks will be available from 5.45pm.
The church has step-free access (from the North side) and is wheelchair friendly.
Ticket prices: £40, £30, £25, £20, £10
There are a limited number of Parent/Grandparent and Child (child goes free) tickets available.

27th July 2022
at St Mary’s Church, Wiveton NR25 7TP

Young Musicians Showcase
An afternoon recital featuring talented young performers from the region

Performance times:
3pm

Programme:
Isadora Angell violin
Louis Horsman-Carpenter organ
Louis Dawes euphonium
Olivia Canham flute
Brenda Blewett accompanist

This is a free recital. There will be a retiring collection in aid of St Mary’s Church.

 

Recital length: 45 minutes (there will be no interval)

27th July 2022
at St Margaret’s, Cley-next-the-Sea NR25 7TT

Choral Treasures
A journey through 500 years of choral repertoire
The Tenebrae Choir conducted by Nigel Short

Performance time:
6.30pm

Programme:
ALONSO LOBO (1555-1617), Versa est in luctum
Selections from the Tenebrae Responsories by Tomás Luis de Victoria and James MacMillan:
TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA (1548-1611), Amicus meus
SIR JAMES MACMILLAN (b. 1959), Tenebrae factae sunt
TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA, O vos omnes
JAMES MACMILLAN, Tradiderunt me
TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA, Sepulto Domino
JAMES MACMILLAN, Jesum tradidit impius
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750), Komm, Jesu komm, BWV 229

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TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA, Reproaches
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH, Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
TOMÁS LUIS DE VICTORIA, Alma Redemptoris Mater
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH, Singet dem Herrn, BWV 225

 

This concert will last approximately 90 minutes. Drinks will be available from 5.45pm.
The church has step-free access (from the North side) and is wheelchair friendly.
Ticket prices: £40, £30, £25, £20, £10
There a limited number of Parent/Grandparent and Child (child goes free) ticket available.

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