Concerts & events  calendar
MAY Friday 26th May  7:30pm University of London Chamber Choir with alumni & friends Thomas Tallis: Spem in alium A peformance of the 40-part motet with music from England, Poland and Japan Tickets: on the door £10 / Concessions £5 More info: Twitter @ULCCuk     _____________________________________________________________________ JUNE Sunday 11th June  4:30pm Sunday Recital Temple Ensemble Weber: Clarinet Quintet op.34 Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto Josh Wilson – Bassoon, Poppy Beddoe - Clarinet Sophie Belinfante – Violin, Bethan Allmand – Violin, Pippa Bint – Viola, Florian Belbeoch – Cello Admission free, suggested donation £8     _____________________________________________________________________ Sunday 18th June  4:30pm Sunday Recital Juliette Roos - violin Ilana Mordkovitch Roos - piano Mozart: Piano & Violin Sonata No. 4 K. 304 Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1 Op. 78 Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher Op. 42 Admission free, suggested donation £8     _____________________________________________________________________ Thursday 22nd June 8:00pm City Academy Chamber Choir Hamish Brown - piano Songs of Travel Fresh from their launch at the start of 2017, the City Academy Chamber Choir are delighted to present their debut showcase, 'Songs of Travel'. The choir focus on making intricate a cappella and accompanied choral music, from a breadth of musical styles. The collection of pieces for this show are centred on the theme of travel, taken from a mixture of genres from early English madrigals to contemporary jazz music. The choir are particularly excited to be performing Westerly by Nikki Iles and Norma Winstone, arranged by jazz musician Pete Churchill and given to the choir especially for the concert. £5 per ticket available through City Academy website: _____________________________________________________________________ Saturday 24th June  7:00pm Centenary College Choir (USA) Director: Dr.  David Hobson Hailed as “America’s Singing Ambassadors” by the press, the Centenary College Choir has travelled the world for seven decades, constantly exploring new and productive avenues in the world of collegiate choral music. This innovative spirit has been evidenced in the Choir’s unique and diverse manner of programming, a repertoire that ranges from Bach to Broadway, world folk music to contemporary church music, and oratorio to opera.  The Choir seeks to engage audiences not only through an eclectic repertoire, but also through emotional, heart-felt music making.  David Hobson began directorship of the Centenary College Choir in the fall of 2007, becoming only the fourth conductor in the choir’s 73 year history and the second to hold the prestigious A.C. Cheesy Voran Chair.  Continuing the rich legacy established by his predecessors, Hobson has conducted the Choir in an average of 40 or more annual performances around the world. Free admission      _____________________________________________________________________   Sunday 25th June  4:30pm Sunday Recital James Woodrow - guitar Audrey Riley - violoncello Music for Cello & Guitar JS Bach: Duo in Eminor  BWV 802 Henri Sauguet: Reverence a JS Bach JS Bach: Duo in F Major  BWV 803 Michael Tippett: For Inventions Morton Feldman: Two Instruments JS Bach: Chorale - Jesus Christus unser Heiland JS Bach: Chorale Prelude – Jesus Christus unser Heiland BWV666 Gavin Bryars: Lauda Dolce No 2 JS Bach: Duo in A minor BWV 805 Jehan Alain: Etude de Sonorite, Mythologies Japonaises, Suite Facile I and II  JS Bach: Duo in G Major BWV 804 Admission free, suggested donation £8     _____________________________________________________________________ JULY Sunday 2nd July  4:30pm Sunday Recital Tredici Chamber Choir Conductor: Richard Thomas Victoria & Howells at St George’s Victoria  -  Ave Maria a 8 Victoria – Missa Alma Redemptoris Mater Howells – Requiem Howells – Salve Regina Tredici is resident at St Giles-in-the-Fields, Holborn, where we rehearse on a Monday lunchtime for just one hour a week. Our association with this church dates back to the choir’s formation, in December 2004, when Richard Thomas was invited to assemble a choir for the Leprosy Mission’s annual carol service. There were 13 singers at that first event – hence Tredici. Over the past 12 years the choir's membership has evolved into the current group of around 35, all of whom are experienced singers drawn from a variety of leading London choirs including the Philharmonia Chorus, the BBC Symphony Chorus and the London Symphony Chorus. Admission free, suggested donation £8     _____________________________________________________________________ Friday 7th July  7:00pm City Lit Choirs Director: Richard Hartley Wilson Accompanist: Gabriel Keen Summer Concert City Lit’s choirs perform a selection of music for summer featuring movements from Vivaldi’s famous Gloria, a selection of a cappella folk songs, and ending with a medley of favourites by Ethel Merman. Free concert     _____________________________________________________________________
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