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SPRING 2020

Issue 69

Your Music Guide for Warwick, Leamington Spa and beyond!

January 2020 - mid May 2020

  

 

Jump to .. February March April May

 

 

January 1 –31

 

During Jan

Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

 

Lunchtime Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

10 Jan – Fumi Otsuki violin and Sarah Kershaw piano (London)

24 Jan – Lucy Morrell organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)

Free admission, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

 

Sat 4 Jan

7.30 pm

 

 

Pre-concert talk

6.15 pm

tickets £2.50

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Jaime Martin conductor

Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

Hanns Eisler Auf den Strassen zu Singen, Britten Sinfonia da Requiem, Shostakovich Symphony No 11. Tickets £42 - £19 with concessions from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Pre-concert talk in Helen Martin Studio (Warwick Arts Centre)

 

Sun 5 Jan

4.30 pm

 

Choral Evensong

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

Free admission (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Sat 11 Jan

9.30 am –

5.00 pm

 

 

Informal free performance

4.00 pm

 

Spires Orchestra and Chorus, Jack Lovell and Daniel Galbreath conductors

West Orchard United Reformed Church, Baginton Rd, Coventry CV3 6FP

Come and Play and Sing – Mozart Great Mass in C minor K427. Join members of Spires Orchestra and Chorus in a workshop followed by afternoon tea at 3.30pm. Visitors and friends invited. Tickets £15 participants, £5 students. Further details: instrumentalists - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., singers - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sat 18 Jan

9.30 am –

4.00 pm

3.30 pm - tea

4.00 pm

Informal performance

 

Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir, Colin Druce accompanist, Christopher Cromar conductor

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

Come and Sing - Mozart Coronation Mass. Registration: 9.30 am. Rehearsal: 10 am – 1 pm (15 mins break) and 2 pm – 3.30 pm (15 mins break). Teas and coffees available; bring a packed lunch. Tickets £20 singers (covers hire of score), £5 for performance see www.rlsbc.org or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sat 18 Jan

7.30 pm

 

Oriflamme Orchestra, Julian Hellaby piano, Charlie Feaver cello, Rita Schindler harp, Antoine Mitchell director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Annual Amnesty International Benefit Concert. Boieldieu Le Calife de Bagdad: Overture, Fauré Élégie in C minor Op 24 Mozart Piano Concerto No 17 in G, K453, Boieldieu Harp Concerto in C, Méhul Symphony No 1 in G minor. Tickets £15, from 07876 790546 and 07437 178877 POSTPONED

 

Sun 19 Jan

3.00 pm

 

Jamal Aliyev cello with Maria Tarasewicz piano

Shakespeare Institute, Church Street, Stratford CV37 6HP

Beethoven Variations on a theme by Handel, Brahms Sonata No 2 Op 99 and works by Popper and Rachmaninov. Tickets £20, students £5, 01608 662597 (Stratford-on-Avon Chamber Music Society)

 

Fri 24 Jan

7.30 pm

 

Van Kuijk String Quartet (France), winners of the 2015 London International String Quartet Competition

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Mozart Quartet in F K138, Brahms Quartet in A minor Op 51 No 2, Beethoven Quartet in C Op 59 No 3 ‘Razumovsky. Tickets £25, £20, £15, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

Sat 25 Jan

3.00 pm

 

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Joel Roberts horn, Roger Coull conductor

Grange Hall, Coventry Road, Southam CV47 1AA

Schubert Symphony No 3, Strauss Horn Concerto No 2, Mozart Symphony No 40. Tickets £14, concessions £12, children & students £2, available on the door

 

Sun 26 Jan

3.00 pm

 

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Joel Roberts horn, Roger Coull conductor

Town Hall, Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

Schubert Symphony No 3, Strauss Horn Concerto No 2, Mozart Symphony No 40. Tickets £14, concessions £12, children & students £2, available on the door

 

Tues 28 Jan

7.30 pm

 

The Gonzaga Band, Jamie Savan director with Faye Newton soprano

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Venice 1629 - An extraordinary year in the life of Monteverdi, Schütz , Castello, Marini and many more in this most musical of cities. The band includes two cornetti! Tickets £22, £18, £15, £13, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk Also from St Mary’s Church Gift Shop (Leamington Music)

 

Thur 30 Jan

7.15 pm

 

Coull Quartet

Helen Martin Studio, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

Beautiful Minds - Mozart Quartet in D K499 ‘Hoffmeister,’ John Ireland Quartet No 1 in D minor, Beethoven Quartet in C Op 59 No 3 ‘Razumovsky.’ Tickets £21-£19, from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

February 1 - 29

 

During Feb

Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

 

Lunchtime Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

7 Feb - Young Musicians from King Henry VIII School, Theo Bratton

piano, Jasmine Close violin, Dharma Muthalagappan piano

21 Feb - Mark Swinton organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)

Free admission, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

 

During Feb

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
5 Feb – KES Sixth Form trio (violins and piano)

12 Feb – Paul Carr (organ)

19 Feb – Fumi Otsuki (violin)

26 Feb – tbc

Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments from 12.30 pm (Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Church Stratford)

See www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites for later additions and changes

 

Sat 1 Feb

4.00 pm

 

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, over 100 local schoolchildren, Paul Leddington Wright conductor

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

Discover the Classics VI - musical favourites for all the family. Tickets £10, students and U18 half price from www.ticketweb.co.uk 0844 477 1000 (cards), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 01676 532436

 

Sat 1 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Armonico Consort and Baroque Orchestra, Elin Manahan Thomas soprano, Christopher Monks conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

J S Bach Mass in B minor. It could be argued that J S Bach’s Mass in B Minor should have been titled ‘Bach’s Greatest Hits’, for that is what Bach himself aimed to achieve with this masterpiece. If you have never heard it live, this is absolutely one concert you must not miss! It is the best of him, and it helps bring out the best in us. Tickets £26.50, £16.50, £12.50 plus booking fee from 01926 334418 or www.armonicoconsort.org.uk

 

Sun 2 Feb

4.30 pm

 

Choral Evensong

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

Free admission (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Sat 8 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Armonico Consort and Baroque Orchestra, Elin Manahan Thomas soprano, Christopher Monks conductor

Malvern Theatres, Grange Road, Malvern WR14 3HB

J S Bach Mass in B minor. Tickets £24.64, £21.28, £17.92 (booking fee included) www.malvern-theatres.co.uk 01684 892277 www.armonico.org.uk

 

Wed 12 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Lauren Zhang piano, BBC Young Musician of the Year winner 2018

Warwick Hall, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP

Beethoven Sonata in A Op 101, Rachmaninov Sonata in Bb minor Op 36, Chopin Polonaise in Ab Op 61 ‘Polonaise-fantasie’, Beethoven Sonata in Ab Op 110, Ravel La Valse. Tickets £15, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk Also from Bridge House Theatre Box Office 01926 776438 and www.bridgehousetheatre.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

Tues 18 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Dame Emma Kirkby and Dowland Works

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Dowland among Friends - A beautiful exploration of the rich heritage of lute songs from Dowland, Danyel, Notari and Coprario , performed by Dame Emma with four singers, two lutes and viola da gamba. Tickets £22, £18, £15, £13, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk. Also from St Mary’s Church Gift Shop (Leamington Music)

 

Sat 22 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Cantores Consort

St John Baptist Church, Church Lane, Berkswell CV7 7BJ

An evening of varied a cappella vocal music to brighten up the short February days! Free, with retiring collection

 

Sun 23 Feb

3.00 pm

 

Bochmann String Trio

Shakespeare Institute, Church Street, Stratford CV37 6HP

Schubert Trio in Bb, Beethoven Trio in C minor Op 9 No 3, Mozart Divertimento in Eb K563.Tickets £20, students £5, 01608 662597 (Stratford-on-Avon Chamber Music Society)

 

Wed 26 Feb

7.30 pm

 

 

Pre-concert talk

6.15 pm

tickets £2.50

 

 

 

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariam Batsashvili piano, Alexander Shelley conductor

Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

Wagner Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, Liszt Piano Concerto No 2, Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade. Tickets £42 - £19 with concessions from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Pre-concert talk in Helen Martin Studio (Warwick Arts Centre)

 

Fri 28 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Consone String Quartet - BBC New Generation Artists

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Haydn Quartet in D minor Op 9 No 4, Onslow Quartet in C minor Op 8 No 1, Beethoven Quartet in C# minor Op 131. Tickets £25, £20, £15, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

Sat 29 Feb

7.30 pm

 

Collegium with Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Oliver Hancock director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Beethoven Mass in C, Vivaldi Gloria. Tickets £15, accompanied under 16s free available from St Mary’s Gift Shop (01926 403940) or on the door

 

 

 

 

 

March 1 –31

 

During March

Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

 

Lunchtime Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

6 March - Oliver Hancock organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)

20 March - Young Musicians from Warwick School

Free admission, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

 

During March

Wednesdays

1.00 - 1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
4 – KES A level students

11 – KES A level students

18 – tbc

25 – tbc

Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments from 12.30 pm (Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Church Stratford)

See www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites for later additions and changes

 

Sun 1 Mar

4.30 pm

 

Choral Evensong

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

Free admission. (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Fri 6 Mar

7.30 pm

 

 

Pre-concert talk

6.15 pm

tickets £2.50 

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Gabriela Montero piano, Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla conductor

Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

Šerkšnyte De Profundis, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1, Brahms Symphony No 3. Tickets £42 - £19 with concessions from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk Pre-concert talk in Helen Martin Studio (Warwick Arts Centre)

 

Thur 12 Mar

7.15 pm

 

Coull Quartet

Helen Martin Studio, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

New Worlds from Old - Beethoven Quartet Op 18 No 1 in F, Tippett Quartet No 2, Mendelssohn Quartet in E minor Op 44 No 2. Tickets £21 - £19 with concessions from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

 

Sat 14 Mar

7.30 pm

 

The Carice Singers

Church of St Peter ad Vincula, Hampton Lucy CV35 8BE

’Tis Nature’s Voice. The acclaimed vocal ensemble returns to Hampton Lucy combining music by Elgar, Howells and Delius with other intriguing rarities. Tickets £15 unreserved available from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sat 14 Mar

7.30 pm

 

An Evening of Flanders & Swann - Fundraising concert for St Mary's Choir Tour to Poland in August 2020

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Oliver and Samuel Hancock drop their hats at St Mary's, Warwick. Join us for an evening of gas men, armadillos and Madeira. Fizz reception and canapés.

Adults £15, children under 16 £5 available from St Mary's Shop (01926 403940). Tickets must be purchased in advance by 10th March (Music at St Mary’s)

 

Sat 14 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Zoe Beyers violin, Roger Coull conductor

All Saints’ Church, Leamington Spa CV31 1AA

Beethoven Egmont Overture, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Kabalevsky Symphony No 1, Khachaturian Masquerade Suite. Tickets £14 and £18, from 01926 850385 or online at www.wso.org.uk

 

Sun 15 Mar

11.30 am

 

Ensemble 360 with Polly Ives narrator

Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa CV32 5HN

Sir Scallywag and the Battle of Stinky Bottom – family concert ideal for ages 3-7. A storybook adventure - score by Paul Rissmann . King Colin wants the famous Golden Sausage and to find it, the six-year-old knight Sir Scallywag must defeat the filthy trolls and win the Stinkiest Battle Ever! Tickets £12, £6, £32 family ticket, from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

Sun 15 Mar

3.00 pm

 

Ensemble 360

Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa CV32 5HN

Amadeus 5x3: Mozart Horn Quintet in Eb K407, Mozart String Quintet in C K515, Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A K581.Tickets £20, £15, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

Fri 20 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Pražák String Quartet (Czech Republic)

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Haydn Quartet in F Op 77 No 2, Dvorák Quartettsatz in F B120, Karel Janovický Quartet No 4 (UK première), Dvorák Quartet in G Op 106. Tickets £25, £20, £15, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

Sat 21 Mar

6.00 pm

 

Warwickshire Choristers and County Male Voices, director Benjamin Hamilton

St Nicholas Church, Warwick CV34 4JD

Singing for Mum. Fresh from success at the BBC Young Choir of the Year, the award winning Warwickshire Choristers and County Male Voices present a programme of heartwarming choral treats for mums (and dads) everywhere. Tickets £12 (£10), children under 18 free from www.choristers.org

 

Sun 22 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Carducci String Quartet

Shakespeare Institute, Church Street, Stratford CV37 6HP

Borodin String Quartet No 2 in D, Shostakovich String Quartet No 7 in F#, Beethoven String Quartet Op 59 No 3 'Razumovsky’. Tickets £20, students £5, 01608 662597 (Stratford-on-Avon Chamber Music Society)

 

Tues 24 Mar

7.30 pm

 

The Orlando Consort

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Guillaume de Machaut: Portrait of a Genius. A new programme demonstrating the full lyrical beauty and brilliance that lies in the work of this truly great poet and composer (1300 -77). Tickets £22, £18, £15, £13, (£1) from Leamington and Warwick VIC box offices, 01926 334418, www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk. Also from St Mary’s Church Gift Shop (Leamington Music)

 

Sat 28 Mar

7.30 pm

 

The Circle Singers of Royal Leamington Spa, director Peter Sheppard, celebrating their 60th year

Dale Street Methodist Church, Dale Street, Leamington Spa CV32 5HL

A concert for the Mayor of Royal Leamington Spa’s Charity Fund - Springfield Mind with one project in particular ‘Green Minds’, and The Pam Britton Trust for Dementia dedicated to supporting both sufferers and their family carer(s), setting up new local support groups and Dementia Cafes. Tickets £12 adult, £5 child from Royal Leamington Spa Town Council Offices, Town Hall, Parade, Royal Leamington Spa, CV32 4AT. Tel: 01926 450906, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sat 28 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Da Capo Chamber Choir, John Adams conductor

Our Lady’s RC Church, Valley Rd, Lillington CV32 7SJ

Ode to Nature. Flora, fauna and Earth’s physical phenomena as set to music by composers across the centuries including Clemens, Britten, Whitacre and Carly Simon. All proceeds to Kindaid. Tickets £8, under 16s free from www.dacapochamberchoir.org.uk Jo Mander 07980 315575, and door

 

Sat 28 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Diatonic Choir, director Bernard Sutton

St Nicholas Church, Warwick CV34 4JD

From the Sublime to… Bach motet Komm, Jesu, komm BMV 229, Karl Jenkins Adiemus, Joseph Horovitz Horrortorio. Tickets £12 from 01926 882898, Presto Music, www.diatonic.co.uk/events/and door

 

Sat 28 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Divertimento, Paul Sudlow conductor

Kingsley School Hall, Beauchamp Road, Leamington Spa CV32 5RD

Music from the Heart - a charity concert in aid of Aortic Dissection Awareness UK & Ireland. Free admission with retiring collection. Tickets essential from www.divertimento.org.uk or 01926 778636

 

Sun 29 Mar

3.00 pm

 

Leamington Chamber Orchestra, Charlotte Moseley violin, Richard Laing conductor

Town Hall, Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Rossini The Barber of Seville: Overture, Schubert Symphony No 4, Stravinsky Dumbarton Oaks. Tickets £14, £12 full time students & carers, £2 children, available on the door

 

Sun 29 Mar

3.00 pm

 

Leamington Sinfonia

Kingsley School Hall, Beauchamp Road, Leamington Spa CV32 5RD

Programme to include Beethoven Symphony No 6 ‘Pastoral’. Tickets £10, £5 students, children under 16 free with an adult, 01789 731966 & Presto Music

 

 

 

 

 

April 1 –30

 

During April

Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

 

Lunchtime Recitals Series

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

3 April – Mark Swinton organ (St Mary’s, Warwick)

17 April – no recital

Free admission, retiring collection (Music at St Mary’s)

 

During April

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

 

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
1 April – tbc

8 April – tbc

15 April – Kassia Trio (saxophone and piano)

22 April – tbc

29 April – tbc

Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments from 12.30 pm (Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Church Stratford)

See www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites for later additions and changes

 

Sat 4 April

2.30 pm

 

Spires Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, Colin Touchin conductor

Methodist Central Hall, Warwick Lane, Coventry CV1 2HA

Dvorák Symphony No 8 in G, Mozart Great Mass in C minor K427. Tickets £12, students £6, accompanied children free, from ticketsource.co.uk/spiresmusic and on the door

 

Sat 4 April

7.30 pm

 

Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society with soloists and the Central England Camerata Orchestra, David Wynne conductor

St John’s Church, 205 Warwick Road, Kenilworth CV8 1HY

Haydn The Seasons. WKCS welcomes new music director David Wynne in his first major concert with the Society. Tickets £15, £5 students with ID and under 16s from Presto Music, Kenilworth Books, Warwick Books 01926 491316

 

Sat 4 April

7.30 pm

 

Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir, Colin Druce organ, Christopher Cromar conductor

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

Bob Chilcott St John Passion, Bach Jesu, meine Freude. Tickets £15, £5 students from Presto Music 01926 317025, www.rlsbc.org.uk and door

 

Sun 5 April

7.30 pm

 

Stratford-upon-Avon Symphony Orchestra, Rebecca Eldridge bassoon, Dan Watson conductor

Stratford PlayHouse, Rother Street, Stratford CV37 6LU

Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Weber Bassoon Concerto, Beethoven Symphony No 6 ‘Pastoral’. Tickets £12, £25 family, from www.stratfordsymphony.org.uk via PlayHouse website and door

 

Fri 10 April

Good Friday

3.30 pm

 

 

Performance

7.00 pm 

Choir of All Saints’ Church, Suzie Green director

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

Come and Sing - Mozart Requiem (SATB) with the choir. Registration 3.30pm, rehearsal 4.00pm. Tea/hot cross buns 6.30pm. Singers please wear black. Tickets £10 to include hire of music, audience £5, students free from Church Office 01926 429169 www.allsaintschurchleamington.org.uk (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Fri 10 April

Good Friday

6.00 pm

 

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Orchestra Pro Anima, Paul Leddington Wright conductor

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

Bob Chilcott St John Passion, Finzi Lo, The Full, Final Sacrifice. Tickets £22/£15, students and U18 half price from www.ticketweb.co.uk 0844 477 1000 (cards), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.m 01676 532436

 

Mon 13 April

11.00 am

Bank Holiday

 

Marion Bettsworth, Assistant Director of Music, St Michael’s Highgate, organ

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

Bank Holiday Organ Recital. Coffee, tea and cake available from 10.20am and after the recital. Free admission, retiring collection (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Wed 22 April

7.30 pm

 

 

Pre-concert talk

6.15 pm

tickets £2.50 

Siberian Symphony Orchestra, Freddy Kempf piano, Dmitry Vasiliev conductor

Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Overture, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3, Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4. Tickets £42 - £19 with concessions from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk Pre-concert talk in Helen Martin Studio (Warwick Arts Centre)

 

Fri 24 April

1.15 – 1.45 pm

 

Adrian Moore organ

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

Free admission (Holy Trinity Music)

 

Sat 25 April

7.30 pm

 

St James’s Singers, Julian Harris conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Mozart Mass in C, Solemn Vespers, Ave Verum, Exultate Jubilate. Tickets £12.50, £17.50 from 07502 939498 or www.stjamessingers.com

 

 

 

 

 

May 1 – mid May

 

During May

Wednesdays

1.00 – 1.30 pm

 

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
6 May – tbc

13 May – tbc

20 May – tbc

27 May – tbc

Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments from 12.30 pm.

Further details to follow in the Summer 2020 issue of Music To Your Ears. See www.stratford-upon-avon.org/soundbites for later additions and changes or visit www.musictoyourears.org.uk for updated information (Friends of the Music of Holy Trinity Church Stratford)

 

Fri 1 – Tues 5 May

various times

 

LEAMINGTON MUSIC FESTIVAL

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Largely Ludwig. A Festival that features both well-known and less often played works by Beethoven , born 250 years ago, and a number of works by his contemporaries. Artists invited include Tasmin Little, Andrey Gugnin, Sacconi String Quartet, Andrew Marshall, Tom Poster, Trio Shaham Erez Wallfisch, Veronika Klírová, Ben Dawson, Ben Goldscheider, Richard Uttley, Ensemble 360, James Gilchrist, and Kinsky Piano Trio, with a Festival Extra concert of English Song from Roderick Williams on 17 May. Booking opens in January. Full details on www.leamingtonmusic.org (Leamington Music)

 

Sun 3 May

4.30 pm

 

Choral Evensong

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

Free admission. (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Mon 4 May

11.00 am

 

Organ Recital, organist tbc

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

Free, with retiring collection. Part of Leamington Music Festival (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

Fri 8 May

1.15 – 1.45 pm

 

Elizabeth Tebby Germaine piano

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

Free admission (Holy Trinity Music)

 

Sat 9 May

7.00 pm

 

Warwickshire Singers with Villanelle de Sceau and a small orchestra, David King accompanist, Leon James conductor

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

Celebration of 50th anniversary with music by Vivaldi, Zelenka and more. Tickets £10, children free from 01564 782493, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and 01926 614359

 

Sat 9 May

7.30 pm

 

Stour Singers with Queen’s Park Sinfonia, Richard Emms conductor

St Edmund’s Church, Shipston-on-Stour CV36 4AP

Mendelssohn Elijah. Tickets £12.50, accompanied children free from Clarke’s Electrical Shop, High St, Shipston-on-Stour or 01789 269587

 

Sat 9 May

7.30 pm

 

Coventry Philharmonic Choir with Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Roger Coull conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Rousing English music to celebrate V.E. Day. Tickets £15 from wegottickets.com, Church Bookshop, 07728 887349 or www.covphilsoc.org.uk

 

Sun 17 May

7.00 pm

 

The Warwick Piano Trio - Roger Coull violin, Nicholas Roberts cello, Lynn Arnold piano

Butlers Marston Church, Butlers Marston CV35 0NA

Beethoven Trio in Eb Op 1 No 1, Arensky Trio in D minor Op 32, Brahms Trio in C minor Op 101. Tickets £12.50, £5 child from 01926 642076 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Thurs 21 May

7.30 pm

 

 

Pre-concert talk

6.15 pm

tickets £2.50

 

St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Jennifer Pike violin, Ben Palmer conductor

Butterworth Hall, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

Sibelius Finlandia, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet. Tickets £42 - £19 with concessions from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk Pre-concert talk in Helen Martin Studio (Warwick Arts Centre)

 

 

  

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