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SUMMER 2018

Issue 64

Your Music Guide for Warwick, Leamington Spa and beyond!

Late April - mid-September 2018

 

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Late April

Sat 28 Apr

7.30 pm

The Circle Singers of Royal Leamington Spa, Peter Sheppard director

Dale Street Methodist Church, Dale Street, L/Spa CV32 5HL

English Masters – to include music by Howells, Holst, Elgar and Vaughan Williams. A concert in support of The Mayor of Royal Leamington Spa’s Charities - The Alzheimer’s Society, NSPCC and The Samaritans. Tickets £10/£5 children from Royal Leamington Spa Town Council, Town Hall, L/Spa CV32 4AT, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01926 450906 and door

Sun 29 Apr

7.00 pm

Lynn Arnold and Charles Matthews piano duet

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Butlers Marston CV35 0NA

Beethoven Sonata in D Op 6, Mendelssohn Variations in Bb Op 83a, Schubert Fantasia in F minor D940 Op 103, Beethoven Symphony No 5 in C minor (arr. for piano duet by Hugo Ulrich). Tickets £10 from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 01926 642076 (Butlers Marston Concert Society)

Sun 29 Apr

8.00 pm

Annie Whitehead trombone with Interplay - Alan Wakeman saxes, flute, Richard Baker trombone, Neil Hunter keyboards, Adrian Litvinoff bass, Dave Balen drums, percussion. Featuring singer Letitia George

Restaurant in the Park, Jephson Gardens, L/Spa CV32 4AA

Tickets £12.50 in advance from www.wegottickets.com £15 on the door

Concert in association with International Jazz Day (In the Moment)

 

 

 

May 1 – 31

During May

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

2 May – Ruth Hallows and colleagues string quartet (RCM)

9 May – Manu Brazo saxophone and Prajna Indrawati piano (RCM)

16 May – Juhee Yang violin (RCM)

23 May – Jack Horrocks clarinet (RCM)

30 May – Erik Kallo counter tenor (RCM)

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

During May

Fridays

1.15-1.45pm

 

 

 

 

Lunchtime Recitals

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, L/Spa CV32 5RE

4 May - Chris Farr organ

18 May - Katherine Lambert violin

Free admission (Holy Trinity Music)

During May

Fridays

1.15-2.00 pm

 

 

 

 

Summer Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

18 May – Liam Cartwright (Director of Music, All Saints, High Wycombe)

25 May – James Druce (trombone)

Free admission, retiring collection. Details 01926 403940 (Music at St Mary’s)

Thur 3 May

7.00 pm

Coventry Cathedral Chorus with Sons of Jubal (Georgia, USA), Dr Jon Duncan and Paul Leddington Wright conductors

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

A Choral Explosion. An exciting concert of sacred and secular choral pops. This is a charitable event, featuring a magnificent male chorus of music directors and professional singers from Georgia USA and Coventry Cathedral Chorus. In aid of NSPCC Coventry and Warwickshire Business Board.

Tickets £10 for all ages from www.ticketweb.co.uk and 01676 532436

Fri 4 May -

Tues 8 May

various times

Leamington Music Festival Weekend

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

Full details and booking on www.leamingtonmusic.org or call 01926 334418. Also in person at Royal Pump Rooms Visitor Information Centre Box Office and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Fri 4 May

7.30 pm

Pražák String Quartet and Ivan Klansky piano

Suk Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale Saint Wenceslas Op 35a, Smetana Quartet No 1 in E minor, Dvořák Piano Quintet in A Op 81

Sat 5 May

12 noon

Pražák String Quartet

Suk Quartet No 1 in Bb Op 11, Smetana Quartet No 2 in D minor, Dvořák Quartet in Eb Op 51

Sat 5 May

2.45 pm

Warwickshire Music Concert. Annual concert showcasing the cream of the county’s students playing music following Festival themes on wind, strings, brass, guitar and percussion

Sat 5 May

7.30 pm

Guarneri Piano Trio

Smetana Trio in G minor Op 15, Suk Trio in C minor Op 2, Martin ů Bergerettes, Dvořák Trio in Bb Op 21

Sun 6 May

12noon

Jana Vonášková-Nováková violin and Martin Kasik piano

Smetana From My Homeland, Schulhoff Suite for Violin and Piano Op 1, Dvořák Mazurek Op 49, Suk Violin Solo from Raduz and Mahulena

Sun 6 May

7.30 pm

Ensemble 360

Reicha Wind Quintet in Eb Op 88 No 2, Janáček Mladi, Kabeláč Wind Sextet Op 8, Schulhoff Bassnachtigall, Smetana Polkas for piano solo, Martinů Sextet in Eb H174

Mon 7 May

12.30 pm

Martin Kasik piano

Janáček In the Mists, Smetana Three Czech Dances, Dvořák Humoreske in Gb Op 101, Schulhoff Etudes de Jazz, Fišer Sonata No 8, Slavický Three Pieces

Mon 7 May

7.30 pm

Piatti String Quartet and Michael Collins clarinet

Reicha Clarinet Quintet in Bb Op 89. Schulhoff String Quartet No 1, Bridge Three Idylls, Bliss Clarinet Quintet

Tues 8 May

12 noon

Jack McNeill clarinet, David Le Page violin and Viv McLean piano

Bliss Pastoral, York Bowen Clarinet Sonata Op 109, Elgar Violin Sonata in E minor Op 82, Debussy Etude pour les arpèges composés, Debussy Les soirs illuminés par l’ardeur du charbon, Stravinsky Suite from L’Histoire du Soldat

Tues 8 May

7.30 pm

Roderick Williams baritone and Iain Burnside piano

Browne To Gratiana Dancing and Singing, Farrar Silent Noon, Butterworth A Shropshire Lad, Schubert Schwanengesang

Mon 7 May

11.00 am

Bank Holiday

Nicholas Wearne organ (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)

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

Celebrity Organ Recital – Bach Toccata in C BWV564, Parry Two Chorale Preludes from the Second Set, Martin ů Vigilia H382, Janáček Adagio and Varhany solo from Glagolitic Mass, Brahms Two Chorale Preludes Op post 122, Mendelssohn Overture to Paulus Op 36. Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments available before and after recital. Part of Leamington Music Festival Weekend (Friends of All Saints Music)

Sat 12 May

7.30 pm

Music at Leamington Hastings

All Saints Church, Leamington Hastings CV23 8DY

John Lill CBE piano

Beethoven Sonata in C minor Op 13 ‘Pathétique’, Prokofiev Sonata No 6 in A Op 82, Schumann Scenes from Childhood Op 15, Beethoven Sonata in C Op 53 ‘Waldstein’. Tickets www.musicatleamingtonhastings.co.uk and 07966 584328

Sat 12 May

7.30 pm

Stour Singers and Queen’s Park Sinfonia, Ruth Holton soprano,

Robert Rice baritone, Richard Emms conductor

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

Rutter Magnificat and Fauré Requiem. Both soloists appear by arrangement with Davies Music – www.daviesmusic.com. Tickets £12.50, accompanied children free from Clarke’s Electrical Shop and 01789 269587

Wed 16 May

7.30 pm

Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Pavel Kolesnikov piano, Jan Latham Koenig conductor

Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry CV4 7AL

Dvořák Two Slavonic Dances, Beethoven Piano Concerto No 1, Sibelius The Swan of Tuonela, Grieg Peer Gynt Suites Nos. 1 & 2. Pre-concert talk at

6.15 in Helen Martin Studio £2.50. Ticket £40.50-£17.50 with concessions from 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Thur 17 May

7.15 pm

Coull Quartet

Helen Martin Studio, Warwick Arts Centre CV4 7AL

Eastern Promises - Kodály Quartet No 2 Op 10, Schumann Quartet in F Op 41 No 2, Dvořák Quartet in Eb Op 51. Tickets £20(£18) from Arts Centre Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 19 May

7.30 pm

The Nelson Consort, Oliver Hancock director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

‘Rise up, my love’ – music for Summer time. Healey Willan Rise up, my love, my fair one, Grieg Ave maris stella, Stanford When Mary thru’ the garden went, Arvo Pärt Which was the Son of…, Steal Away Trad. Spiritual arr. William Drakett. Tickets £10 Friends/£8 concessions, accompanied under 16s £1 at the door

Thur 24 May

7.30 pm

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

Old Grammar School, Bishop Street, Coventry CV1 5EX

Oz and Armonico Drink Again. Tickets £34.50 + booking fee from www.armonico.org.uk and 01926 334418

Fri 25 May

7.30 pm

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

Old Court House, Jury Street, Warwick CV34 4EW

Oz and Armonico Drink Again. Tickets £34.50 + booking fee from www.armonico.org.uk and 01926 334418

Sun 27 May

3.30 pm

The Carice Singers, George Parris conductor

St. George’s Church, Brailes, near Shipston-on-Stour OX15 5HT

My Beloved Spake. A programme of outspoken desire, devotion and despair, performed by one of the foremost young professional choirs in the country. Music by Monteverdi, Lassus, Parry, Sibelius and more. Tickets £15 adults, £5 students, children free, available at the door from 2.30 pm

Mon 28 May

11.00 am

Bank Holiday

Christopher Weaver (Northampton Cathedral)

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

Bank Holiday Organ Recital. Programme includes Vaughan Williams Prelude on ‘Rhosymedre’ and Liszt Prelude on B-A-C-H. Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments before and after recital. (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

 

 

June 1 – 30

During June

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

6 June – Tori Rushton (folk singer)

13 June – King Edward VI School: Year 10

20 June – Rebecca Mills (soprano) and Benedict Wilson (piano)

27 June – Mike Ashley (lute)

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

During June

Fridays

1.15-1.45pm

Lunchtime Recitals

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, L/Spa CV32 5RE

1 June - Andrew Parkes baritone, Adrian Moore piano

15 June - Mariko Terashi piano

29 June - Charlotte Brett soprano

Free admission (Holy Trinity Music)

During June

Fridays

1.15-2.00pm

Summer Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

1 Jun – Oliver Hancock (Director of Music, St. Mary’s, Warwick)

8 Jun – Richard Cook (Sub-assistant Organist, Worcester Cathedral)

15 Jun - Hans Uwe Hielscher (Organist/carilloneur, Marktkirche,

Wiesbaden)

22 Jun – Mark Swinton (Assistant Director of Music, St. Mary’s,

Warwick)

29 Jun – Laurence Caldecote (Assistant Organist, All Saints,

Northampton)

Free admission, retiring collection. Details 01926 403940 (Music at St Mary’s)

Sat 9 Jun

7.30 pm

Collegium, Mark Swinton organ, Oliver Hancock director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

‘Let the people praise thee’ – music for a Royal occasion. To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen. The programme includes Handel Coronation Anthems (written by George II), Mathias Let the people praise thee, O God (written for the wedding of Charles and Diana), Wesley Blessed be the God and Father (performed at the wedding of HM The Queen and Prince Philip) and more pieces by McKie, Parry, Elgar and Vaughan Williams. Tickets £13, accompanied under 16s free from St Mary’s Gift Shop 01926 403940 and door (Music at St Mary’s)

Sat 9 June

7.30 pm

Music at Leamington Hastings

All Saints Church, Leamington Hastings CV23 8DY

Benjamin Baker violin and Daniel Lebhardt piano

Schubert Fantasy in C D934, Poulenc Sonata for Violin and Piano Op 119, Ysaye Sonata No 5 for Solo Violin in G Op 27 ‘Mathieu Crickboom’, Prokofiev Violin Sonata No 2 in D Op 94a. Tickets 07966 584328 and www.musicatleamingtonhastings.co.uk

Sat 9 Jun

7.30 pm

Coventry Savoy Opera Society, Patricia Pritchard director

United Reformed Church, Warwick Row, Coventry CV1 1EX

Gilbert & Sullivan The Mikado. A semi-staged production featuring the talents of Mike Fletcher, Paul & Jane Carter and others accompanied by a small ensemble under the musical direction of Patricia Pritchard. Tickets £10/£5 under 16s from Box Office 07581 012773 and 024 7622 0299

Sun 10 Jun

11.30 am

Coull Quartet

Unitarian Chapel, 31 High Street, Warwick CV34 4AX

Coffee Concert. Haydn Quartet in G Op 64 No 4, Beethoven Quartet in F Op 59 No 1 Rasumovsky. Tickets (includes coffee & biscuits from 11.00 am) £15(£13), £2 under 18s at the door (cash only)

Fri 15 Jun

7.30pm

University of Warwick Brass Band

All Saints’ Church, Burton Dassett, Southam CV47 2AB

Summer concert. The band comprises a brass band and a symphonic brass ensemble playing a wide variety of fun, lively, music across a wide range to suit all ages and tastes. All the talented, young, musicians are students of the university from a wide academic background. This will be their final concert of the academic year, and is an event not to be missed. They have played for us at Burton Dassett over a number of years, and have never failed to delight the audiences. Tickets £12 to include strawberries and cream from 01295 770375,

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 07729 527682

Sat 16 Jun

6.00 pm

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Plano Civic Chorus (Dallas, Texas), Coventry Cathedral Choristers and school choirs, Orchestra Pro Anima and Cathedral Brass, Paul Leddington Wright conductor

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

James MacMillan Gloria, Britten St. Nicolas, Paul Leddington Wright Te Deum, Finzi God is gone up. Tickets £25/£20/£15, concessions available, children and students half price from www.ticketweb.co.uk and 01676 532436

Sat 16 Jun

7.30 pm

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Craig Ogden guitar, Roger Coull conductor

Warwick Hall, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP

Spanish Music Concert. Programme - de Falla El amor Brujo – Ritual Fire Dance, Ginastera Estancia Ballet Suite, Chabrier España, Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez, Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol, Marquez Danzon No 2. Tickets £18/£14, students & children half price from 01926 850385 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat 16 Jun

7.30 pm

 

Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society, Colin Druce organ, Benedict Wilson conductor

St Nicholas Church, St Nicholas Church St, Warwick CV34 4JD

Music for a Summer Evening. Handel Coronation Anthems and a selection of madrigals. Tickets £13(£12), £5 students, £2 under 16s from Presto Classical, Kenilworth Books, Warwick Books and 01926 491316

Sat 23 Jun

7.15 pm

Warwickshire Choristers and County Male Voices, Julian Grimshaw

accompanist, Benjamin Hamilton, Daniel Galbreath conductors

United Reformed Church, 10 Warwick Row, Coventry CV1 1EX

From Stage and Screen. Programme includes catchy theme tunes from both the big and small screen. Tickets £10, accompanied children free, from www.choristers.org

Sat 23 Jun

7.30 pm

Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir and Singing for Pleasure (Warwick-based community choir)

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Fundraising concert in aid of Safeline, Warwick-based sexual abuse charity. Tickets £10/£3 children from St. Mary’s Church Bookshop and 01926 492741

Sat 23 Jun

7.30 pm

Leamington Sinfonia, Thomas Payne conductor

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, L/Spa CV32 5RE

Haydn Symphony No 104 The London, Sibelius Symphony No 2. Tickets £10/£5 students, under 16 free with adult, from Presto Classical & 01789 731966

Sat 23 Jun

7.30 pm

Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir, Colin Druce piano, Nigel Stark conductor

North Leamington School, Sandy Lane, L/ Spa , CV32 6RD

Operatic choruses and other extracts from Bizet Carmen and Gounod Faust. Tickets £15 adults, £5 students from Presto Classical 01926 317025, www.rlsbc.org and door

Sun 24 June

3.00pm

 

Da Capo Chamber Choir, John Adams conductor

All Saints' Church, Burton Dassett CV47 2AB

Sumer is Icumen In. An afternoon of sweet music and song. Da Capo will perform a selection of delightful traditional songs to be enjoyed on a summer afternoon, during which tea and cakes will be served. For further information please call Gill Roache on 01295 680309. Tickets £15 from 01925 680309 (Burton Dassett Restoration Committee)

Sat 30 Jun

7.30 pm

The Choir of the Collegiate Church of St. Mary, Mark Swinton organ, Oliver Hancock director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

‘Hail, gladdening light!’ – a concert of music by 20th and 21st Century British composers. The programme begins and ends with music composed by Hubert Parry, as 2018 marks the centenary of his death, alongside works by Stanford, Finzi, Elgar and Jonathan Dove. Tickets £15 Friends/£12 concessions, accompanied under 16s £1 from St Mary’s Gift Shop 01926 403940 and door (Music at St Mary’s)

 

 

 

July 1 – 31

During July

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

4 July – Mike Ashley (lute)

11 July – Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)

18 July – Anna Jane Davis (soprano) and Mike Ashley (lute)

25 July – Clive Letchford (baritone) and Mike Ashley (lute)

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

During July

Fridays

1.15 – 1.45pm

Lunchtime Recitals

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, L/Spa CV32 5RE

13 July – Adrian Moore harpsichord

27 July - Adrian Moore organ

Free admission (Holy Trinity Music)

During July

Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Summer Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

6 July - Richard Hinsley piano

13 July - Rachel Mahon (Assistant Organist, Chester Cathedral)

Free admission, retiring collection. Details 01926 403940 (Music at St Mary’s)

Sun 1 Jul

7.30 pm

Stratford-upon-Avon Symphony Orchestra, Dan Watson conductor

Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford CV37 6HB

Glinka Ruslan & Lyudmila Overture, Rimsky-Korsakov Fantasia on Serbian Themes, Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Suite, Glazunov Symphony No 5. Tickets £12(£10), £6 children, £25 family from www.stratfordsymphony.org.uk and at the door

Thur 5 Jul

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort, The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Christopher Monks director

Malvern Theatres, Grange Road, Malvern WR14 3HB

Supersize Polyphony 360. Tallis Spem in Alium and Striggio Missa Ecco si Beato Giorno. Tickets £23.52/£20.16/£16.80 including booking fee from www.malvern-theatres.co.uk and 01684 892277

Thur 5 Jul

8.00 pm

Vivo!

Lord Leycester Hospital, 60 High St. Warwick CV34 4BH

In The Heavens. With music from each century from the sixteenth to the twenty first, Vivo! looks to the heavens for inspiration. Singing in six parts, the programme will include both sacred and profane a cappella pieces as we look skywards. Tickets £10, £5 for 16 and under, from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or 07963 640602

Fri 6 Jul

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort, The Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Christopher Monks director

Coventry Cathedral, Coventry CV1 5FB

Supersize Polyphony 360. Tallis Spem in Alium and Striggio Missa Ecco si Beato Giorno. Tickets £18.50 plus booking fee from www.armonico.org.uk and 01926 334418

Sat 7 Jul

7.30 pm

Da Capo Chamber Choir, John Adams conductor

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

All About Mary. Five centuries of a cappella choral music dedicated to the Virgin Mary, in the glorious acoustic of Our Lady’s Church. Includes works by Parsons, Bruckner and Britten. Tickets £8 (refreshments available in interval – donations welcome) from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 01926 494407. All proceeds to Kindaid

Sat 7 July

7.30 pm

 

Music at Leamington Hastings

All Saints Church, Leamington Hastings CV23 8DY

Peter Moore trombone and Jonathan Ware piano

Christian Gouinguene Concerto in A minor for trombone, Jacques Casterede Sonatine, short solo piano piece tbc, Sulek Sonata ‘Vox Gabrieli’, Brahms 4 Serious Songs Op 121, Gershwin Songs, Arthur Pryor La Petite Suzanne (Valse Caprice)

Sun 8 July

3.00 pm

Alexander Ullman piano

Haydn Variations in F minor Hob.XVII.6 (un piccolo divertimento, variations), Prokofiev 6 Pieces from Cinderella Op 102, Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite for Solo Piano (arr Mikhail Pletnev), Stravinsky The Firebird (arr Guido Agosti). Tickets www.musicatleamingtonhastings.co.uk and 07966 584328

Sun 8 July

3.00 pm

Leamington Chamber Orchestra, Amy Littlewood violin, Hetti Price cello, Richard Laing conductor

Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

Parry Elegy for Brahms, Stanford An Irish Concertino for Violin, Cello and Orchestra Op 161 (English Premiere), Brahms Symphony No 2 Op 73. Tickets £14(£12), £2 full time students & carers, at the door

Sun 8 July

7.00 pm

All Night Long (1962 film, director Basil Dearden)

Royal Spa Centre, 8 Newbold Terrace, L/Spa CV32 4HN

Jazz-based psychodrama starring Patrick McGoohan and Richard Attenborough and featuring performances by Charles Mingus, Dave Brubeck, John Dankworth and Tubby Hayes. Vintage ‘60s London! (90 mins). Introduced by Matthew Wright, followed by live jazz with the Alan Barnes Quartet, playing music by Brubeck, Mingus, Dankworth and others. Tickets £10 early bird, £12.50 from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 (In the Moment)

Sat 14 July
7.30pm

Holy Trinity Church Choir
Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BG
Magnifical and Mighty - Pre-Tour Concert
Entry FREE with retiring collection - all welcome! Help our choristers fundraise to go on tour to Holland this summer!
We’re crowdfunding on JustGiving
Any donation will be most gratefully received

Thurs 26 July - Sun 29 July

various times

Warwick Folk Festival

Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP

Artists include - Show of Hands, Jon Boden & Remnant Kings, Korrontzi, Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys, Granny’s Attic, Vishtèn, Megson, Gnoss, Luke Daniels, Moore Moss Rutter, Les Barker, Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith, Cohen Braithwaite Kilcoyne, She Shanties, Kitty Macfarlane, Steamchicken, Jez Lowe, The Exmouth Shanty Men, Keith Donnelly, Ian Bland, Paul & Liz Davenport, Relentless, Tickled Pink, Lasair, Gordon Potts, Panic Circus, Baby Bops & Toddle Bops, Dan The Hat. Over the weekend more than 100 artists will be performing in the many venues of Warwick School. Thursday Eve Ticket £19. Fri/Sat/Sun walkround/taster ticket £5/£10 (family), gives access to the site comprising workshops, craft stalls, children’s entertainment, food & drink from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm. Tickets from The Bridge House Theatre 01926 776438 (Mon-Fri 1-6pm) and www.warwickfolkfestival.co.uk/tickets

 

 

 

August 1 – 31

During Aug

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

1 Aug – Marion Fleetwood (folk singer)

8 Aug – Paul Walton (organ): John Cook Memorial Recital

15 Aug – Samuel Bridges (tenor)

22 Aug – Jessica Madden (piano)

29 Aug – Gillian Wells (soprano)

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

Sat 4 Aug

7.30 pm

The Virtuoso Violin International Festival

Levi Fox Hall, King Edward VI School, Stratford CV37 6BE

Virtuoso Violin Recitals. Festival participants perform unaccompanied or with piano. Varied repertoire from solo Bach to Classical sonatas, Romantic concertos and show pieces. Free entry

Mon 6 Aug

8.00 pm

Stratford Virtuosi Orchestra, Rimma Sushanskaya conductor

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

Programme to include - Mendelssohn Sinfonia No 10, Robert Matthew-Walker Variants on themes of Grieg, Grieg Holberg Suite. Tickets £13(£10), under 16’s free, available on the door or to reserve phone 07801 274843

Sun 26 Aug

3.30 pm

The Carice Singers, George Parris conductor

St. James’s Church, Chipping Campden, Glos GL55 6JG

Music’s Measure. A programme inspired by music’s close relation to mathematics, including a piece supposedly written to match the proportions of Brunelleschi’s Duomo in Florence. Music by Dufay, Elgar, Pärt, Britten and more. Tickets £15 adults, £5 students, children free, available at the door from 2.30 pm

Mon 27 Aug

11.00 am

Bank Holiday

David Houlder (Assistant Organist, Leeds Minster)

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

Bank Holiday Organ Recital. Free admission, retiring collection. Refreshments before and after recital (Friends of All Saints Music)

 

 

 

September 1 – mid September

During Sept

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30 pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

5 Sept – Paul Mocroft (baritone) and John Jenkin (piano)

12 Sept – James Fellows (organ)

19 Sept – Dawn Foxall (mezzo soprano)

26 Sept – Peter Summers (piano)

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

During Sept

Wednesdays 7.30 pm

 

 

 

 

Autumn Organ Recitals

St Mary Magdalene Church, Vicarage Rd, Lillington, L/Spa CV32 7RH

5 Sept – recital cancelled

12 Sept - John Wilderspin – organist Worcester Cathedral voluntary choir change to printed entry

19 Sept - Adrian Moore - director of music Holy Trinity L/Spa

26 Sept - Michael King – organist St. Mary Magdalene, Lillington

Details 01926 470449. Free admission (Lillington Church Music)

During Sept

Fridays

1.15 – 1.45pm

Lunchtime Recitals

Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue, L/Spa CV32 5RE

7 Sept – Adrian Moore organ

21 Sept – Maggie Bartmanis mezzo-soprano, Adrian Moore piano

Free admission (Holy Trinity Music)

Sat 1 Sept

7.30pm

Roderick Williams, O.B.E. in concert with Lynn Arnold

All Saints’ Church, Burton Dassett, Southam, CV47 2AB

Roderick is a renowned baritone with a wide repertoire from baroque to contemporary music. He has sung with the Philharmonia, the London Sinfonietta and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and is particularly associated with the baritone roles of Mozart. The programme for this concert will reflect Roderick’s wide musical talents and will appeal to a wide variety of tastes for all music lovers. Roderick’s many festival appearances include the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms in 2014. He will be accompanied by the highly talented, local pianist Lynn Arnold. Tickets £25 to include a glass of wine from 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. 01295 680309 and 01386 700703

Sun 2 Sept

7.00 pm

Lynn Arnold and Charles Matthews piano duet

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Butlers Marston CV35 0NA

Programme to include: Tovey Balliol Dances Op 17, Stevens Fantasia on The Irish Ho-Hoane Op 13, Mendelssohn Andante und Allegro Brillant Op 92. Tickets £10 from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and 01926 642076 (Butlers Marston Concert Society)

Sat 8 Sept

7.30 pm

Music at Leamington Hastings

All Saints Church, Leamington Hastings CV23 8DY

Dante String Quartet

Haydn Quartet in G Op 33 No 5, Shostakovich Quartet in Eb Op 117 No 9, Beethoven String Quartet tba. Tickets www.musicatleamingtonhastings.co.uk and 07966 584328

Sat 15 Sept

7.30 pm

Oriflamme, Julian Hellaby piano, Alistair Kennedy and Sue Meteyard violins, Patrick Hinks bassoon, Victoria Adams singer, Antoine Mitchell conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Mayor of Warwick Charity Concert. Bach Busoni Piano Concerto in D minor, Arnold Double Violin Concerto, Mozart Bassoon Concerto in Bb, Berlioz Les Nuits d’Été. Tickets £15 from Warwick TIC 01926 411694

Sun 16 Sept

11.30 am

Coull Quartet

Unitarian Chapel, 31 High Street, Warwick CV34 4AX

Coffee Concert. Schumann Quartet in F Op 41 No 2, Dvořák Quartet in Eb Op 51. Tickets (includes coffee & biscuits from 11.00 am) £15(£13), £2 under 18s at the door (cash only)

Sat 22 Sept

7.30 pm

Coventry Philharmonic Choir, Imogen Russell soprano, Alison York alto, Matthew Sandy tenor, Benjamin Lewis baritone, Mark Swinton organ, Steven Russell conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Mendelssohn Elijah. Tickets £15 from www.wegottickets.com Church Gift Shop and 07728 887349 www.covphilsoc.org.uk

 

 

 

 

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