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Fri 23 Feb at 19:30
Works by Biber
Works by Schmelzer
Works by Muffat
Works by Krieger
The Brook Street Band
Sat 24 Feb at 10:30
Works by Muffat
The Brook Street Band
Sat 24 Feb at 19:30
Works by Muffat
Works by Lully
Works by Handel
Works by Fischer
Works by Bach
The Brook Street Band
Sun 25 Feb at 11:00
Works by Geminiani
Works by Handel
Works by Bach
Works by Muffat
The Brook Street Band
Sun 25 Feb at 15:00
Works by Geminiani
Works by Handel
Works by Bach
Works by Muffat
The Brook Street Band
Tue 27 Feb at 19:00
Handel, Zadok the priest; Coronation Anthem No. 1, HWV 258
Handel, My heart is inditing; Coronation Anthem No. 3, HWV 261
Handel, Nisi Dominus, HWV 238
Handel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, HWV 17: Piangerò la sorte mia
Handel, Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim
Handel, Orlando HWV 31:Fammi combattere
Handel, Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Ombra mai fù
Handel, Blessed are they that considereth the poor, (Foundling Hospital Anthem) HWV 268
Florilegium
Mary Bevan, Soprano
Tim Mead, Countertenor
Stephen Layton, Conductor
Wed 28 Feb at 19:30
Brahms, Seven Fantasies for Piano, Op.116
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor "Malinconia", Op.110 (arr. Boris Giltburg)
Rachmaninov, Etudes-tableaux, Op.39
Boris Giltburg, Piano
Thu 1 Mar at 13:05
Schuller, Suite for wind quintet
Schimmel, Towns of Wind and Wood
Carter, Wind Quintet
Barber, Summer Music, for wind quintet, Op.31
Berkeley Ensemble
Fri 2 Mar at 19:30
Orchestra Vitae: Ameriana '18
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Bernstein, Candide: overture
Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F major
Sierra, Aquilo
Copland, Symphony no. 3
Orchestra Vitae
Sun 4 Mar at 15:00
Odyssey of Love: Liszt and his women
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Works by Liszt
Lucy Parham, Piano
Joanna David, Narrator
Robert Glenister, Narrator
Tue 6 Mar at 18:30
Handel, Messiah
Amadè Players
Nick Newland, Conductor
Wed 7 Mar at 13:05
Saint-Saëns, Piano concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.22
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley, Piano, Director
Wed 7 Mar at 19:30
Bampton Classical Opera: Songs for Nancy
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Mozart, Arias for soprano
Salieri, Arias for soprano
Storace, Arias for soprano
Bampton Classical Opera
Andrew Griffiths, Conductor
Thu 8 Mar at 13:05
Weber, Invitation to the Dance, Op.65
Bartók, Suite for piano, Op.14
Chopin, Four Mazurkas, Op.24
Adès, 3 Mazurkas, Op.27
Chopin, Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante, Op.22
Ashley Fripp, Piano
Thu 8 Mar at 19:30
The London Chorus: Americana '18
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Bernstein, Chichester Psalms
Ives, Variations on America
Barber, Prayers of Kierkegaard, Op.30
Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever
Lauridsen, Lux aeterna
The London Chorus
Edward Batting, Organ
Ronald Corp, Conductor
Fri 9 Mar at 12:00
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday
Works by Montague
Fri 9 Mar at 13:00
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday: After Ives... And Beyond
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Montague, Southern Lament
Montague, Paramell V
Montague, After Ives
Christina McMaster, Piano
Michaella Livadiotis, Piano
YaoYing Wang, Piano
Jiarui Li, Piano
Lewis Kingsley Peart, Piano
Fri 9 Mar at 14:30
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday: Beguiled
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Montague, Beguiled for solo piano (world premiere)
Montague, Haiku for piano, live electronics, and tape (world premiere)
Montague, Trio – 3 simultaneous performances (1 live; 2 pre-recorded on CD) of Chopin’s Fantasie Impromptu in C♯ minor (world premiere)
Montague, Nun Mull for solo piano (world premiere)
Montague, Raga Capriccio for toy piano and tape (London premiere)
Montague, Eine Kleine Klangfarben Gigue for piano and ‘open’ mixed ensemble (London premiere)
Chi-Ling Lok, Piano
Helen Anahita Wilson, Piano
Jacky Zhang, Piano
Jenna Sung, Piano
Alexander Lingas, Piano
Stephen Montague, Electronics
Fri 9 Mar at 16:00
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday: Behold A Pole Horse!
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Montague, Dark Train Comin’ for solo harpsichord and music box
Montague, Folk Dances for violin and piano
Montague, Mira for solo piano
Montague, Vlug for flute, live electronics, and tape
Montague, Behold a Pale Horse
Madeleine Mitchell, Violin
Christina McMaster, Piano
Roxanna Shini, Piano
Jane Chapman, Harpsichord
Rebecca Griffiths, Flute
Stephen Montague, Electronics
Fri 9 Mar at 17:30
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday: Hound Dog Blues
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Montague, Five Easy Pieces
Montague, Autumn Leaves Collection
Montague, Hound Dog Blues
Fri 9 Mar at 18:00
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday: Vexations
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Satie, Vexations
Stephen Montague, Piano
Alex Ling, Piano
Jenna Sung, Piano
Christina McMaster, Piano
Michaella Livadiotis, Piano
David Wordsworth, Conductor
Sam Olivier, Piano
Fri 9 Mar at 19:30
Stephen Montague's 75th Birthday: Three Concertos and A Dead Cat Bounce
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Montague, Dead Cat Bounce
Montague, Disparate Dances for flute, harp, and chamber orchestra
Montague, Ritual: Ode to Changwon for prepared piano, 12 strings, and music boxes
Montague, Texas Pulp Fiction for 3 cowboys, beer bottles, and cow bells
Montague, Concerto for Piano & Orchestra
Nancy Ruffer, Flute
Oliver Wass, Harp
Jenna Sung, Piano
Rolf Hind, Piano
Project Instrumental
Harri Allan, Conductor
Dominic Murcott, Percussion
Gregory Rose, Percussion
Stephen Montague, Conductor
Fulham Symphony Orchestra
Marc Dooley, Conductor
Sun 11 Mar at 15:00
Julian Jacobson 70th Birthday Celebration
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Schubert, Fantasia in C major "Wanderer Fantasy", D.760
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor 'Appassionata', Op.57
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet - Ten pieces for piano, Op.75, no.1: Folk dance
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet - Ten pieces for piano, Op.75 no.4: The Young Juliet
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet - Ten pieces for piano, Op.75, no.6: Montagues and Capulets
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet - Ten pieces for piano, Op.75, no.10: Romeo bids Juliet farewell
Gershwin, An American in Paris (transcr. Jacobson)
Julian Jacobson, Piano
Mariko Brown, Piano
Tue 13 Mar at 13:05
My Music: Sir Simon Jenkins
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Orchestra of St John's
John Lubbock, Conductor
Wed 14 Mar at 19:30
Arnold, Tam O'Shanter, Overture, Op.51
Strauss R., Concerto for oboe and small orchestra in D major
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
Steven Hudson, Oboe
James Blair, Conductor
Thu 15 Mar at 13:05
Thursday Lunchtime Concerts, Organ Series, Americana ‘18
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Hakim, Toccata
Hampton, Five Dances
Idenstam, Intermezzo
Duruflé, Prelude, adagio et choral varie sur le theme du Veni Creator, Op.4
Richard Pinel, Organ
Sat 17 Mar at 10:30
Bernstein, West Side Story (arrangement)
Bernstein, Candide (arrangement)
Bernstein, Wonderful Town (arrangement)
Bernstein, On the Town (arrangement)
Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (arrangement)
David Wordsworth, Conductor
Sat 17 Mar at 18:00
Come and Sing Bernstein Musicals
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Bernstein, West Side Story (Selections)
Bernstein, Candide (Selections)
Bernstein, Wonderful Town (Selections)
Bernstein, On the Town (Selections)
Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (Selections)
David Wordsworth, Conductor
Sun 18 Mar at 19:00
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem - A German Requiem, Op.45
Islington Choral Society
Camden Symphony Orchestra
Michael Bowden, Conductor
Mar 19, 21
Handel, Acis and Galatea
Laurence Cummings, Conductor
Martin Parr, Director
Charlotte Espiner, Costume Designer
Lucy Page, Galatea
Nick Pritchard, Acis
Jorge Navarro-Colorado, Damon
Edward Grint, Polyphemus
London Handel Orchestra
Tue 20 Mar at 19:30
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 6 in F major, Op.10 no. 2
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor 'Funeral March', Op.35
Rachmaninov, Variations on a theme of Corelli in D minor for piano, Op.42
Liszt, Consolation no. 3 in D flat, S 172 no. 3
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C sharp minor, S 244/2
George Li, Piano
Wed 21 Mar at 10:00
European Day of Early Music
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Thu 22 Mar at 13:05
Biber, Passacaglia in G minor for solo violin
Bach, Violin partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV1004
Shaw, in manus tuas
Daniel Pioro, Violin
Thu 22 Mar at 19:30
Handel, The Lord is my light; Chandos Anthem No. 10, HWV 255
Buxtehude, Magnificat primi toni, BuxWV 203
Handel, O come, let us sing unto the Lord; Chandos Anthem No. 8, HWV 253
Kate Ashby, Soprano
Thomas Herford, Tenor
Gilly French, Conductor
Cantandum
Fri 23 Mar at 19:30
Carducci Quartet: Americana '18
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Glass, String Quartet no. 1
Glass, String Quartet no. 2 "Company"
Glass, String Quartet no. 3
Glass, String Quartet no. 4 "Buczak"
Glass, String Quartet no. 5
Carducci String Quartet
Sat 24 Mar at 19:30
English Baroque Choir 40th Anniversary Concert
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Bach, Mass in B minor, BWV232
English Baroque Choir
Jeremy Jackman, Conductor
Sun 25 Mar at 18:30
Arnold, Peterloo Overture
Penderecki, Horn Concerto
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Stoneleigh Training Orchestra
London Youth Choir
Ben Goldscheider, French horn
Robert Hodge, Conductor
Mon 26 Mar at 18:00
The Choir of Royal Holloway
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Ešenvalds, Evening
Clausen, A clear midnight
Lauridsen, Nocturnes
Miskinis, Dum medium silentium
Miskinis, Tenebrae
Maskats, Lugums naktij ‘Prayer to the night’
Ešenvalds, Long Road
Choir of Royal Holloway
Rupert Gough, Conductor
Mon 26 Mar at 19:30
Harmonic Spiritual Theatre: Sacrifice, betrayal, passion
Harmonic Spiritual Theatre: Sacrifice, betrayal, passion
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Carissimi, Jephte
Charpentier, Le Reniement de St Pierre H 424
Ex Cathedra Consort
Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor
Tue 27 Mar at 13:00
Etcetera Civil Service Choir
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Poulenc, Stabat Mater
Bruckner, Selection of motets
Stephen Hall, Conductor
Etcetera Choir
Tue 27 Mar at 18:00
Lotti, Crucifixus a 8
Byrd, Miserere Mei
Leighton, Drop, drop slow tears
Lukaszewski, Two Lenten Motets
Clucas, Crucifixus
Taverner, Dum transisset Sabbatum
Sharrock, O Sacrum Convivium
Byrd, Haec Dies
Whitacre, Alleluia
James Davey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Chantage
Tue 27 Mar at 19:30
Vaughan Williams, Mass in G Minor
Pärt, Annum per annum
Alain, Litanies
Poulenc, Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence: Vinea mea electa
Finzi, Lo, the full final Sacrifice, Op.26
Tallis, Lamentations of Jeremiah
Janáček, Otčenaš
Temple Church Choir
Roger Sayer, Conductor
Greg Morris, Organ
Anne Denholm, Harp
Wed 28 Mar at 11:00
Workshop: The Tenebrae Effect
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Pärt, The woman with the alabaster box
Pärt, The Beatitudes
Lukaszewski, Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Wed 28 Mar at 18:45
Gibbons, O Lord, in thy wrath
Marsh, Two movements from Arabesques
Gesualdo, Tristis est anima mea
Pärt, Da Pacem Domine
Byrd, Lullaby, my sweet little baby
Tormis, 4 Estonian Lullabies
The Gesualdo Six
Owain Park, Piano
Wed 28 Mar at 20:00
Tenebrae & Aurora Orchestra
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Pärt, Passio
Tenebrae
Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Madden, Tenor
Jimmy Holliday, Bass
Emma Walshe, Soprano
Hannah Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
David de Winter, Tenor
Stephen Kennedy, Baritone
Nigel Short, Director
Wed 28 Mar at 22:00
Spy Wednesday Liturgical Event
Lukaszewski, Responsories
Unknown, Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Thu 29 Mar at 19:00
Handel, Messiah
Jessica Cale, Soprano
Elizabeth Paul, Mezzo-soprano
James. Robinson, Tenor
Theo Platt, Bass
Chartwell Sinfonia
Richard Heason, Director
Thu 29 Mar at 22:00
Maundy Thursday Liturgical Event
Unknown, Tenebrae Responsories for Good Friday
Lukaszewski, Responsories
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Fri 30 Mar at 10:00
Good Friday Liturgical Event
Unknown, Tenebrae Responsories for Holy Saturday
Tenebrae
Nigel Short, Director
Fri 30 Mar at 14:30
Bach, St John Passion, BWV245
Polyphony
Britten Sinfonia
Nick Pritchard, Tenor
Neal Davies, Bass
Julia Doyle, Soprano
Helen Charlston, Mezzo-soprano
Hiroshi Amako, Tenor
Ashley Riches, Bass