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Format: 2017-09-20
Format: 2017-09-20
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    21 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    Southwell Minster Southwell NG25 0HD
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    22 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    The Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool L3 5TQ
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    23 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Eamonn Dougan, The Sixteen
    Blackburn Cathedral Blackburn BB1 5AA
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    30 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage
    Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
    The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban St Albans AL1 1BY
    United Kingdom

    Poulenc’s choral music was all written after 1936, when the tragic death of a close friend led to a religious epiphany. Its seriousness and intensity contrast with his more frivolous secular style, but these works make perfect companion pieces for the pure counterpoint of the great Renaissance master, Palestrina.

    Salve Regina
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Surge, propera amica mea (5vv) from Canticum Canticorum Salomonis (Song of Songs)
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Parce mihi, Domine
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Four motets for the season of Lent
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Peccantem me quotidie
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Un soir de neige
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Agnus Dei from Mass in G
    Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
    Kyrie from Missa L'homme armé
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
    Salve Regina
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
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    30 September 2017 - 8:00pm
    The Thames Consort: works by JS Bach
    Jeremy Boughton, The Thames Consort
    St Peter's Church Wallingford OX10 0BH
    United Kingdom

    The Thames Consort closes the season in joyful, celebratory style with some of Bach's most exciting choral music and concerti. The Sanctus in D major and the Magnificat were composed in 1723 for use in Lutheran services at Leipzig. Bach had written a number of concerti for wind and strings during his time as Kapellmeister to the court at Cöthen; many were lost, or the musical material was re-used in harpsichord concerti, for performance by the Collegium Musicum at Zimmermann's coffee house in Leipzig, which Bach frequently directed from the violin.

    Magnificat in D
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Sanctus in D major
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto for oboe d'amore and strings in A
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
    Concerto for violin and strings in E major
    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
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    30 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    Mahler's Symphony No 2, The Resurrection | Philharmonia Britannica
    Anna Loveday, Peter Fender, Philharmonia Britannica, Philharmonia Britannica Chorus, Zoe South
    St John's Waterloo London SE1 8TY
    United Kingdom

    Mahler's gargantuan second symphony, 'Resurrection', with the Philharmonia Britannica orchestra and chorus.

    Symphony No 2 in C minor, 'Resurrection'
    Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
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    23 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    New London Chamber Ensemble (wind quintet)
    New London Chamber Ensemble
    Influence Church Richmond DL10 4AS
    United Kingdom

    Firmly established as one of Britain's premier chamber groups, the New London Chamber Ensemble combines classic repertoire with innovative presentation. Tonight's concert includes familiar and less-familiar Mozart works in arrangements by top contemporary composers. Debussy's Petite Suite is a delightful work originally written for four-handed piano, and Gordon Davies's transcription is superb. The Nielsen is a great work, and New London Chamber Ensemble has produced "one of the finest Nielsen discs ever issued" (MusicWeb International). A fine start to the 2017-18 Richmondshire Concerts Season.

    Adagio and Allegro in F minor, for mechanical organ
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Andante in F, for mechanical organ
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Petite Suite
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
    Adagio and Variations, for glass harmonica
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Fantasia in F minor, for mechanical organ
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    Wind Quintet
    Carl Nielsen (1865-1931)
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    30 September 2017 - 8:00pm
    Leon McCawley (Piano)
    Leon McCawley
    Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre Holmes Chapel CW4 7DZ
    United Kingdom

    Leon McCawley, one of Britain's foremost pianists, has forged a highly successful career since winning 1st Prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and 2nd Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, building on his earlier success as Winner of the Piano Section of BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1990. Since then, McCawley’s impressive discography has established him as a pianist of great integrity and variety, bringing freshness and vitality to classical, romantic and 20th century repertoire..

    “…McCawley is a thoughtful, lyrical pianist, and he played everything with erudition and imagination.” - Robert Battey, Washington Post

    This is the first in the 46th season of eight professional concerts organised by Holmes Chapel Music Society.

    Full details of the season’s artists, music and tickets can be found at Holmes Chapel Music Society's website.

    The concerts regularly attract audiences of up to 250. The atmosphere is friendly and informal. We go out of our way to welcome new members.

    Wheelchair access is available by arrangement.

    The Society retains the right to change the programmes without notice.

    Waldszenen
    Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
    Piano sonata No 17 in D minor
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
    Excerpts from Années de pèlerinage - année 1: Suisse
    Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
    Daisies. 'Heifetz'
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Lilacs (Siren) from 12 Romances
    Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
    Oiseaux tristes from Miroirs
    Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
    L'isle joyeuse
    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
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    30 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    Haydns's Creation sung in The Windsor Festival | Windsor and Eton Choral Society
    Andrew Greenan, Ben Thapa, Brandenburg Sinfonia, Gemma Summerfield, Tim Johnson, Windsor and Eton Choral Society
    Eton College School Hall Eton SL4 6DW
    United Kingdom

    Haydn’s supreme setting of the story of the Creation was completed when the composer was 65 years old and at a time when he produced most of his finest music. So much of this enchanting work is both cheerful and exhilarating – there are immediately appealing choruses, elaborate solo arias describing such subjects as colourful flowers, boist’rous seas, doves cooing and sheep bleating, radiant duet music for Adam and Eve and richly varied orchestral accompaniment. There is no other major composition which challenges Haydn’s wonderful and continuously entertaining musical masterpiece.

    The Creation
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
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    28 September 2017 - 7:30pm
    Aurora Orchestra with Ian Bostridge (tenor) and Guy Johnston (cello)
    Aurora Orchestra, Guy Johnston, Ian Bostridge, Nicholas Collon, Nicolas Fleury
    The Old Palace, Hatfield House Hatfield AL9 5HX
    United Kingdom

    This concert is part of sixth Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival, taking place Thursday 28 September - Sunday 1 October. The theme this year is 'Creation' and we are delighted to welcome the Aurora Orchestra to perform the opening concert of the festival, who will be performing the Pastoral Symphony from memory.

    Concert introduced by Stephen Johnson.

    Cello Concertante in C
    (Franz) Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
    Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
    Symphony No 6 in F, 'Pastoral'
    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
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