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Summer 2022

Issue 75

Your Music Guide for Warwick, Leamington Spa and beyond!
May 2022 - September 2022
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Late April

Mon 18 Apr

11.00 am

 

Bank Holiday Organ Recital
All Saints Church, Victoria Terrace, Leamington Spa CV31 1AA

Anthony Grey organ
Free admission, retiring collection. No need to book. Enquiries from 09126 429169. (Friend of All Saints Music)

 

Sat 23 Apr

2.30 pm

Spires Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus, Alistair Kennedy leader, Colin Touchin conductor

Coventry Methodist Central Hall, Warwick Lane, Coventry CV1 2HA

Spring Concert.

Dvořák Symphony No 8 in G, Mozart Great Mass in C minor.

Tickets £15 adults, £7.50 students, from www.ticketsource.co.uk/spiresmusic or on the door.    www.spiresmusic.org   

 
 

Wed 27 Apr

7.30 pm
 

The Hallé Orchestra, Elisabeth Brauss piano, Sir Mark Elder conductor

Butterworth Hall, WAC, Warwick University, Coventry CV4 7AL

Vaughan Williams Symphony No 6, Mozart Piano Concerto No 23 K488,

Sibelius Symphony No 3.

Tickets £18.50/£42.50, from Warwick Arts Centre Box Office on 024 7652 4524, email Box Office: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or book online at www.warwickartscentre.co.uk.  (Warwick Arts Centre)

 

Thurs 28 Apr –

Mon 2 May
various times

and venues

LEAMINGTON MUSIC FESTIVAL
Celebrating British Music with Ralph Vaughan Williams at 150

Full details on www.leamingtonmusic.org

Tickets from Leamington and Warwick VIC Box Offices, 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk   
Also in person at Visitor Information Centre,
Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa   (Leamington Music) 

Thurs 28 Apr

7.30 pm

Sacconi String Quartet and Emma Abbate piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa, CV32 4AA

Vaughan Williams String Quartet in G minor, Ravel String Quartet in F, 
Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor Op 84.

Tickets £25 centre £17 sides (£1 students and children)

Fri 29 Apr

12 noon

Gemma Rosefield cello and Tim Horton piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa CV32 4AA

Beethoven Cello Sonata in D Op.102, No.2, Bruch Kol Nidrei Op.47, Grieg Cello Sonata in A minor Op.36.
Festival favourites Gemma and Tim bring us an intimate Duo performance ahead of their evening concert with Ensemble 360

Tickets £17 centre, £12 sides (£1 students and children)

Change of artists and programme due to unforeseen circumstances

Fri 29 Apr

7.30 pm

James Gilchrist tenor with Ensemble 360 and Tim Horton piano
Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa CV32 4AA

Howard Skempton The Moon is Flashing, Beethoven An die ferne 
Geliebte Op.98 Howard Skempton Piano Concerto, Vaughan Williams 
On Wenlock Edge

Tickets £25 centre, £17 sides (£1 students and children)

Sat 30 Apr

12 noon

Lana Trotovšek violin and Maria Canyigueral piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa CV32 4AA

Tartini Violin Sonata in G minor ‘Devil’s Trill’ Vaughan Williams  The Lark Ascending, Ravel Violin Sonata in G, Prokofiev Five Pieces from ‘Cinderella’.

Tickets £17 centre, £12 sides (£1 students and children)

Sat 30 Apr

7.30 pm

Sinfonia of Birmingham, Nicholas Daniel oboe, Michael Seal conductor

All Saints Church, Priory Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

Vaughan Williams The Wasps Overture, Parry An English Suite, 
Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto in A minor, 
Vaughan Williams Symphony No 5 in D.

Tickets £25 unreserved front nave, £17 unreserved rear nave
(£1 students and children)

Sun 1 May

12 noon

Lynn Arnold and Charles Matthews four hands one piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa CV32 4AA

Vaughan Williams Suite, Maconchy Preludio, Fugato and Finale, 
Ravel Mother Goose Suite, Tovey Waltzes, Bliss Rout, 
Howard Skempton Première of commissioned work, 
Howard Skempton Plain Sailing, Benjamin Jamaican Rumba.

Tickets £17 centre, £12 sides (£1 students and children)

Sun 1 May

2.30 pm

Warwickshire Music Advanced Musicians Concert

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa CV32 4AA

A platform to showcase the cream of Warwickshire Music students
from across the county, performing works that complement the Festival’s 
programmes and themes.

Tickets: £8 adults, £3.50 students and children, includes tea and cake.

Cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

Sun 1 May

4.00 pm

Organ recital – Christopher Cromar

All Saints Church, Priory Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

Vaughan Williams Prelude & Fugue in C minor, Howells Psalm Prelude Op 32 No 1, Howells Sonata for Organ (1st mvt: Vivo, energico ed agitato),  
Simpson Eppur si muove.

Free entry (retiring collection)

Sun 1 May

7.30 pm

Emma Johnson clarinet, Raphael Wallfisch cello and John Lenehan piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa, CV32 4AA

Beethoven Trio in B Op 11 ‘Gassenhauer’, Beethoven Cello Sonata in C
Op 102 No 1, Vaughan Williams Six Studies in English Folksong for Clarinet, 
Simpson Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano.

Tickets £25 centre, £17 sides (£1 students and children)

Mon 2 May

11.00 am

 

 

 

Organ recital – Rachel Mahon (Coventry Cathedral) 

All Saints Church, Priory Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

Rachel Laurin Toccata from Symphony No 1, Parry Chorale Prelude
on “Martyrdom”, J.S. Bach Prelude & Fugue in C minor BWV546, 
Whitlock Scherzo & Paean from Five Short Pieces, 
Vaughan Williams Prelude on ‘Greensleeves', Bales Petite Suite, 
Widor Adagio & Toccata from Symphony No 5. Free entry (retiring collection)

Mon 2 May

12.30 pm

Roderick Williams baritone and Paul Cibis piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa CV32 4AA

When I was One and Twenty

Music by Chopin, Schubert, Schumann, Vaughan Williams,
Rebecca Clarke, Denis Browne
 and C.W. Orr.

Tickets £17 centre, £12 sides (£1 students and children)

Mon 2 May

7.30 pm

Roman Kosyakov and Sasha Grynyuk piano

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, L/Spa, CV32 4AA

Mozart Sonata K570, Prokofiev Sonata No. 1 Op.1, Purcell  Ground in C, Liszt Variations on 'Weiner, Klagen, Sorgen, Sagen', Mozart Andante and Variations in G K501, Schubert Fantasy in F minor D940, Dvorak Slavonic Dances Op. 46.

A powerful piano recital - a Russian and a Ukrainian pianist in harmony

Tickets £25 centre, £17 sides (£1 students and children)
Change of artists and programme due to unforeseen circumstances

LEAMINGTON MUSIC FESTIVAL

www.leamingtonmusic.org                            (Leamington Music)

  May 1 – 31

 

During May

Various times

  4.00 pm

11.00 am

 

3.00 pm

 

 

 

Summer Organ Recitals

All Saints Church, Victoria Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

Sun  1 May - Christopher Cromar

Mon 2 May - Rachel Mahon (Coventry Cathedral)
See Leamington Music Festival entry for more details of above two recitals.

Sun 22 May - Sean Montgomery
See www.allsaintschurchleamington.org.uk for updates and
possible additional 
recitals. 

Free admission, retiring collection. No need to book.  
Enquiries 01926 429169 (Friends of All Saints Music)

During May

Wednesdays

1.00 - 1.30 pm

 

Soundbites:  Lunchtime Concerts 

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG 

  4 May - Fumi Otsuki and Sara Kershaw  violin and piano

11 May - Simon Watterton   piano

18 May - Emma Barron  cello (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)

25 May - The Harp Department  (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)

Free admission, retiring collection.  Refreshments from 12.30 pm.

www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites

(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

During May
Fridays

1.15 pm – 2.00 pm

Summer Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

  6 May - Alessandro Bianchi, organ (Cantu, Italy)

13 May - The Darach Ensemble - Grace Tushingham oboe,

Lewis Sinclair cor anglais/oboe, Hugo Maughan clarinets 

20 May - Mark Swinton, organ (St Mary's, Warwick)

27 May -  Petra Gries, piano and organ (Völklingen, Germany)

Admission free, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

Sun 1 May

5.00 pm

Tenet Vocal Artists (NYC) 
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
Singing Evensong followed by a short concert and reception.
Part of their U.K. Debut Tour.

Free admission, retiring collection.

(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

Sun 1 May

7.30 pm

Coull String Quartet

United Reformed Church, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU

Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 50 No 5 (‘Dream’)

Debussy String Quartet in G minor, Op 10

Dvořák String Quartet in F, Op 96 (‘American’)

Tickets £20 from 01608 662597, www.stratfordchambermusic.co.uk  
or on the door  Rescheduled to 26th May

Thurs 5 May

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort, William Towers countertenor,
Eloise Irving soprano, Oz Clarke narrator,
Christopher Monks director 

Drapers Hall, Bayley Lane, Coventry CV1 5RN

Oz and Armonico Drink to Music: Gins & Phonic!

International wine expert, author and TV presenter Oz Clarke returns for
a third instalment to host the perfect evening of music, gin, incredible facts,
and blunt fiction.

Ticket prices from £25 www.historiccoventrytrust.org.uk

Sat 7 May

7.00 pm

Warwickshire Singers, David King director

Kenilworth Methodist Church, Priory Road, Kenilworth CV8 1LQ

United in Song - a celebration of choral music.  Programme includes works by Vaughan Williams, Ola Gjeilo, Will Todd, Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen. Proceeds to Compassionate Kenilworth.
Tickets: £10, under 18s free from Kenilworth Books, Talisman Square, on the door and  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat 7 May

7.30 pm

Karma Aston soloist, Michael King organ
St Mary Magdalene Church,Vicarage Rd, Lillington, L/ Spa CV32 7RH

Spring Concert. A selection of songs and organ pieces

Further details from 01926 470449  www.lillingtonparishchurch.org
Free admission.   (Lillington Church Music)

Concert cancelled due to illness

Sat 7 May

7.30 pm

Stour Singers, Ashley Wagner organ, and soloists,
Richard Emms conductor

St Edmund Church, Shipston-On-Stour, Warks., CV36 4AP

Dvořák Mass in D, Mozart Vesper Psalms from K339.

Tickets available from £12.50, accompanied children free,
from Clarke's Electrical Shop,High Street, Shipston-on-Stour, or 01789 269587.

Sat 7 May

7.30 pm

Coventry Philharmonic Choir with soloists Victoria Adams and
Andrew Randall, David Wynne musical director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Fauré Requiem, Duruflé Requiem.

Tickets £15, from 07728 887349, www.wegottickets.com,
Church bookshop, at the door or www.covphilsoc.org.uk

Sat 7 May

7.30 pm

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Daishin Kashimoto violin, 
Kazuki Yamada conductor 
     

Butterworth Hall, WAC, Warwick University, Coventry CV4 7AL

Prokofiev Symphony No 1, Bruch Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor,

Mendelssohn Symphony No 3 in A Minor Op 56.

Tickets £18.50 - £42.50, from WAC Box Office on 024 7652 4524, email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or book online at www.warwickartscentre.co.uk   
(Warwick Arts Centre)

Sun 8 May

4.30 pm

Ex Urbe Chamber Choir, Ben Hamilton conductor

St Nicholas Church, Warwick CV34 4JD

‘Settings of Shakespeare’

Works by Bennet, Mäntyjärvi, Willbye, Wood, Ramsey, Gibbons, Macfarren and Vaughan Williams.

Tickets £12, under 16s free, available from www.exurbe.org.
Email possible via website.     

Concert postponed due to illness            

Tues 10 May

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort & Baroque Players, Christopher Monks director

Warwick Arts Centre Theatre Coventry, University Road, Coventry CV4 7AL

Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Purcell Dido & Aeneas.

Baroque music at its finest and most intense, as well as Armonico Consort’s
beautifully tender and entertaining rendition of this opera performed with
minimal staging.

Tickets from £12, from 024 7652 4524 www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 14 May

3.00 pm

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Nic Fallowfield conductor
Grange Hall, Coventry Road, Southam CV47 1QA  

Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream Overture Op 21, 
Strauss Wind Serenade Op 4, Beethoven Egmont: Overture and
Entr’actes I and II, Kraus Symphony in C minor.

Tickets £14 (concessions £12), children and students £2, on the door.
Tea and cakes served in the interval.    www.beauchampsinfonietta.org.uk

Sat 14 May

7.00pm

Antonio Oyarzabal piano
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG

Playing music from his latest C.D. 'La Muse Oubliée'.  Music by Female Composers.
Tickets £12.50 at the door
(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

Sun 15 May

3.00 pm

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Nic Fallowfield conductor
Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Ave, L/Spa CV32 5RE

All details and ticket prices and outlets as 14 May

Sat 21 May

7.00 pm

Warwickshire Singers, David King director
Ettington Church, Halford Road, Ettington CV37 7TH

United in Song - a celebration of choral music.  Programme includes works by Vaughan Williams, Ola Gjeilo, Will Todd, Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen.

Tickets: £10, under 18s free from Ettington Post Office, on the door and  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat 21 May

7.30 pm

St James’s Singers, Julian Harris conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

The Music of the Coronation -
a concert to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Year. 

Programme includes Parry I was glad, Stanford Gloria in Excelsis, 
Handel Zadok the Priest and works by Walton, Byrd and 
Vaughan Williams.

Further details from www.stjamessingers.com

Tickets £17.50/£12.50/£10 available from the Box Office 07359 114362

 

Thurs 26 May

7.30 pm

Coull String Quartet

United Reformed Church, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU

Haydn String Quartet in F, Op 50 No 5 (‘Dream’)

Debussy String Quartet in G minor, Op 10

Dvořák String Quartet in F, Op 96 (‘American’)

Tickets £20 from 01608 662597, www.stratfordchambermusic.co.uk  
or on the door

 

June 1 - 30

During June

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

Soundbites:  Lunchtime Concerts 

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG 

  1 June - Emily Hicks and Emily Hopper (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire) 

  8 June -  Oliver Gray singer/songwriter

15 June – Young Musicians from K.E.S.

22 June – Kisumbo Tri (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)

29 June – Catherine Duncan

Free admission, retiring collection.  Refreshments from 12.30 pm.

www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites

(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

During June
Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Summer Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

  3 June - Castalia (Clive Letchford, director)

10 June - Matthew Howell, organ (St Mary's, Warwick)

17 June - Julian Thomas, organ (Tonbridge School)

24 June - Colin Druce, organ (Warwick School)

Admission free, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

Sat 4 June

7.30 pm

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Choral Pilgrimage 2022

Parry Songs of Farewell, Cecilia McDowall An Unexpected Shore,
Campion Never, Weather-Beaten Sail, Author of Light, Tune thy Music
to thy Heart, Howells Take him, Earth for Cherishing, plus a selection
of mediaeval carols. 

Tickets £7.50 - £35 available from 0333 010 2850 or

https://thesixteen.com/events/choral-pilgrimage-2022-warwick/select-seats/34801/

Sun 5 June

3.00 pm

Organ recital - Christopher Cromar 

All Saints Church, Victoria Terrace, Leamington Spa CV31 1AA

See www.allsaintschurchleamington.org.uk for updates and
possible additional recitals.  
Free admission, retiring collection.  No need to book.  Enquiries 01926 429169 
(Friends of All Saints Music)

Sat 11 June

7.30 pm

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Gillian Blair saxophone,
Roger Coull conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, Cecilia McDowall 
Dancing Fish, Milhaud Scaramouche, Schumann Symphony No 3, Op 97 ‘Rhenish’. 

Tickets £14 (concessions £7) and £18 (concessions £9) from www.wso.org.uk/    
Presto Music and 07922 119350

Fri 17 June

7.30 pm

Singing for Pleasure
St Paul's Church, Friars Street, Warwick CV34 6HA

Singing Again!
A charity concert in aid of Northleigh House School.
Tickets and details from Warwick Books, 24 Market Place,
Warwick CV34 4SL, 01926 499939, Presto Music, L/ Spa 01926 317025.

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sat 18 June

9.45 am

 

 

5.30 pm Informal performance 

COME AND SING VIVALDI'S GLORIA

led by Jack Lovell-Huckle, Chorus Director of Spires Philharmonic Chorus

St John the Baptist Church, The Locks, Hillmorton, Rugby CV21 4PP

The Circle Singers of Royal Leamington Spa, conductor Peter Sheppard, invite you to join them for a glorious day of singing.

9.45am -  Arrival & Registration.  10.30am -  Morning Workshop.

12.30pm - Lunch (bring a picnic or pub & cafe close by)

2.00pm - Afternoon Workshop.    5.30pm  -  Performance (free with retiring collection)

Tickets £20 to include hire of music for the day.  To book your place email your name and voice part to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 07966 138995.

Free parking and hot drinks to purchase.  No particular dress code. 

Sat 18 June

4.00 pm

Orchestra of the Swan, Zeb Soanes narrator, conductor tbc

Warwick Hall, Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP

Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf.

Tickets:  £15, £5 children under 16, wheelchair users and students,
available from www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk, Box Office: 01926 776438,

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.k

Sat 18 June

7.00 pm

Michael Barker

Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Piano Recital

Programme includes 

Beethoven Moonlight Sonata, Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1,

Chopin  Ballade No. 1, Barker  La Setttimana (world premiére). 

Tickets: £22 (central) / £16 (sides) + £1 booking fee from Box Office 01926 334418 and www.warwickdc.ticketsolve.com/shows

Sat 18 June

7.00 pm

 

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Luke Fitzgerald organ,
Rachel Mahon conductor

St. Nicholas Church, Abbey Fields, Kenilworth CV8 1BP

A Royal Celebration

Programme includes Handel Coronation Anthems, and 
Parry I Was Glad.

Tickets £15 to include wine and canapés from www.ticketweb.co.uk,
0844 477 1000 (cards), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
and 01676 532436

Sat 18 June

7.30 pm

Collegium with Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Adrian Moore organ,
Oliver Hancock conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Schubert Mass in G, Handel Organ Concerto in F ‘The Cuckoo and the Nightingale, 
J.S. Bach Cantata 147.

Tickets:  Adults £15, accompanied under-16s free, available from members
of Collegium or on the door.   (Music at St. Mary’s)   

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sat 18 June

7.30 pm

Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir with Charivari Agréable 
and soloists Philippa Hyde, Faye Newton, Ciara Hendrick,
Matthew Sandy and Philip Tebb, Lee Dunleavy conductor

All Saints’ Church, Priory Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

‘Viva Italia'

Vivaldi Gloria, Leonarda Magnificat, Handel Dixit Dominus.

Tickets £16, £5 students, available from www.rlsbc.org, Presto Music,
and on the door.

Wed 22 June

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort & Baroque Players, Christopher Monks director

Malvern Theatres, Grange Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 3HB

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, narrated by former
Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond

Parry I was Glad, Handel Zadok the Priest, Walton  
Coronation Te Deum Vaughan Williams Creed (Mass in G Minor), 
The National Anthem (arr. Jacobs)

To commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of the world’s longest reigning monarch, Armonico Consort will recreate the highlights of the Coronation
Service of Queen Elizabeth II in this unique concert performance.

Ticket Prices from £18.50, available from 01684 892277

www.malvern-theatres.co.uk

Sat 25 June

7.30 pm

Choirs of St Mary's Church with Beauchamp Sinfonietta,
Mark Swinton organ, Oliver Hancock conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Music by Parry, Mendelssohn, Vaughan Williams, Willan and Brahms.

Tickets Adults £13 (accompanied under-16s free), available from 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/summer-concert-the-choir-of-st-marys-warwick-tickets-154840316555 
            (Music at St Mary’s)            PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sat 25 June

7.30 pm

Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society, David Wynne conductor

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington Spa CV32 5RE

Jazz Evening:  Shearing Songs and Sonnets, Music to Hear, 

John Rutter Birthday Madrigals.

Bob Chilcott Little Jazz Mass.

Tickets £15 from Presto Music, L/Spa 01926 317025, Kenilworth Books
01926 855784, Warwick Books 01926 499939.

Tickets also via members of the choir or contact 07909 934353.    

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sun 26 June

3.30 pm

Leamington Chamber Orchestra, Charlotte Moseley violin,
Richard Laing conductor

All Saints Church, Victoria Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

Afternoon Tea Concert

Rossini Barber of Seville Overture, Haydn Symphony No 49 ‘La Passione’, Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.

Tickets £15, accompanied children under 16 free, available from leamingtonchamberorchestra.org.com or on the door

Sun 26 June

7.30 pm

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Opera, Jeffrey Skidmore conductor

The Dream Factory, Playbox Theatre, Stratford Road, Warwick CV34 6LE

Charpentier Les Arts Florissants, Offenbach Mesdames de la Halle.

Tickets £20 unreserved (£1 students and children) from Leamington and
Warwick VIC Box Offices, 01926 334418 and
www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk. Also www.leamingtonmusic.org.

(Leamington Music)          PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Thurs 30 June

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort and Baroque Players, Christopher Monks director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick, CV34 4RA

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, narrated by former 
Royal Correspondent Jennie Bond

Parry I was Glad, Handel Zadok the Priest, Walton Coronation Te Deum, 
Vaughan Williams Creed (Mass in G Minor), The National Anthem (arr. Jacobs).

To commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of the world’s longest reigning monarch, Armonico Consort will recreate the highlights of the Coronation Service.

Tickets priced from £13.50, available from 01926 334418. www.armonico.org.uk.       
PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

 

July 1 - 31

During July

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

Soundbites:  Lunchtime Concerts 

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG 

  6 July – Boaz Academy (U.S.A.)

13 July – String Quartet (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)

20 July - Michael Overbury harpsichord

27 July – Yugen Saxophone Quartet

Free admission, retiring collection.  Refreshments from 12.30 pm.

www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites

(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

During July

Sundays

3.00 pm

Summer Organ Recitals

All Saints’ Church, Victoria Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

10 July - Tim Campaign

24 July - Organist to be confirmed

See www.allsaintschurchleamington.org.uk for updates and possible
additional recitals. Free admission, retiring collection. No need to book.
Enquiries 01926 429169 (Friends of All Saints Music)

During July
Fridays

1.15 –  2.00 pm

Summer Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

1 July -Young Musicians from Warwick School

8 July - Andrew Kirk - organ (St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol)

Admission free, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

Sat 2 July

7.30 pm

Da Capo Chamber Choir, John Adams conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick, CV34 4RA

Romance and Rhyme

Poetry in music for a cappella choir. Words by Blake, Lear, Silvestri and others,
with music by Paul Mealor, Eric Whitacre and many more.

Tickets £12.50, school children free, available from www.dacapochoir.org.uk

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sat 2 July

7.30 pm

Leamington Sinfonia, Joe Davies conductor

All Saints Church, Victoria Terrace, L/Spa CV31 1AA

Howard Skempton Lento, Bruckner Locus Iste, Bruckner Symphony No 7. 

Tickets £12/£6 under 18s available via the website www.leamingtonsinfonia.org.uk or on the door

Tues 5 July

7.30 pm

Choir of Clare College Cambridge, Graham Ross conductor
St Mary's Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Programme celebrating Ralph Vaughan Williams 150th anniversary.
Motets and anthems from England and America and works by William Denis Browne and Howard Skempton.

Tickets: £25, £15, £1 students (all unreserved) from Warwick and Leamington VIC Box Offices 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk  and www.leamingtonmusic.org

(Leamington Music)    PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sat 9 July

7.30 pm

Divertimento, Laura Baillie conductor

St Nicholas Church, Warwick CV34 4JD

70 Glorious Years

A light-hearted look at British and Commonwealth music throughout
Her Majesty’s reign.

Tickets £15 (children under 18 free), available from www.divertimento.org.uk,
01926 429607 or from Presto Music, L/Spa, CV32 4QN 

Sat 9 July

7.00 pm

Spires Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Jack Lovell-Huckle conductor

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry CV1 5AB

Haydn The Creation.

Tickets £15 (£5 students) from www.ticketsource.co.uk/spiresmusic  
www.spiresmusic.org and on the door.

Wed 13 July

6.00 pm

Michael Bublé

Warwick Castle, Castle Lane, Warwick CV34 4QU

Tickets:  Gold Circle £192.50 from www.ticketmaster.co.uk

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Fri 15 July

6.00 pm

Tears for Fears

Warwick Castle, Castle Lane, Warwick CV34 4QU

Tickets:  General admission £75.40, Gold Circle £109.60 from www.axs.com

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

Sun 17 July

 7.30 pm

Stratford-upon-Avon Symphony Orchestra, Richard Jenkinson cello,
Peter Harris organ, Dan Watson conductor

The PlayHouse, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU

Berlioz King Lear Overture, Lalo Cello Concerto, Saint-Saëns Symphony No 3.

Tickets £12.50 (no concessions) from The PlayHouse box office 01789 333990
or in person, or www.stratfordsymphony.org.uk

Thurs 21 – Sun 24 July

(Venue open from 1 pm Thurs. till 12 noon Monday)

Various times

Warwick Folk Festival 2022

Castle Park, Warwick CV34 6AX

Traditional and contemporary folk arts.

Thursday 21 - Seth Lakeman,  Friday 22 -  Show of Hands, 
Saturday 23 -  The Young’uns,  Sunday 24 -  Spiers & Boden.

Our new site will feature music, dance, crafts, and food - all within walking
distance of Warwick town centre. 

Tickets:  Full Wkd. + camping (Adult) £151,
full Wkd. no camping (Adult) £123.

Visit www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk/tickets/ for a variety of ticket types.  
Full Festival details on www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL  

Fri 22 July

1.15 - 1.45 pm

St John’s Music Recitals

St John the Baptist Church, Tachbrook St, L/ Spa CV31 3BN

Adrian Moore - organ

Free admission, retiring collection (St John’s Music)

Sat 23 July

6.30 pm

POSTPONED TILL 14TH JANUARY 2023 due to unforeseen circumstances

Oriflamme Amnesty Opera Ensemble with singers from
Coventry Philharmonic Chorus, and soloists Eleanor Parsons,
Rose Rowley, Caitlin Suffield, Richard Lloyd Owen, John Kiefert,
Antoine Mitchell conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Amnesty International Benefit opera in concert


Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana – concert performance,  Puccini Le Villi – Act One, Puccini Edgar - Questo amor, Puccini La Bohème (Acts 1 and 14)

Tickets: £15, £7.50 children, at the door or from Presto Music 01926 317025,
Warwick Books, Market Place, Warwick, or Simon Lieberman 07884 978822, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  (Amnesty International Mid Warwickshire) 

PART OF WARWICK CHORAL FESTIVAL

 

August 1 - 31

During August

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

Soundbites:  Lunchtime Concerts 

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG 

  3 Aug -  tbc

10 Aug – David Price organ

17 Aug – tbc

24 Aug – tbc

31 Aug – tbc

Free admission, retiring collection.  Refreshments from 12.30 pm

www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites

(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

During August
various times

 3.00 pm

11.00 am (Bank Holiday)

Summer Organ Recitals

All Saints Church, Victoria Terrace, L/ Spa CV31 1AA

 

Sun 14 Aug - James Short 

Mon 29 Aug - Marion Bettsworth

See www.allsaintschurchleamington.org.uk for updates and possible
additional recitals.  Free admission, retiring collection.  No need to book.  
Enquiries 01926 429169

 

September 1 - 30

During September

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

Soundbites:  Lunchtime Concerts 

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG 

  7 Sept – tbc

14 Sept – tbc

21 Sept – tbc

28 Sept – tbc

Free admission, retiring collection.  Refreshments from 12.30 pm.

www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites

(Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Stratford)

Fri 2 Sept

1.15 - 1.45 pm

St John’s Music Recitals 
St John the Baptist Church, Tachbrook St, L/Spa CV31 3BN

Louise Fairbrother - recorders, Adrian Moore - harpsichord and piano

Free admission, retiring collection (St John’s Music)

 

 

 


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