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SPRING 2019

Issue 66

Your Music Guide for Warwick, Leamington Spa and beyond!

January 2019 - mid May 2019

 

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January 1 – 31

During Jan Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Lunchtime Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

4 Jan – No recital

18 Jan – Luke Barker trumpet (Warwick School)

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

Fri 4 Jan

7.30 pm

 

 

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Kirill Karabits conductor

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Rick Dior Science Fiction, John Adams Doctor Atomic Symphony, Sibelius Symphony No 2. Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 5 Jan

6.00 pm

The Carice Singers, George Parris conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Twelfth Night. Exploring the nocturnal mysteries of Twelfth Night. Barber, Howells, Ludford, Mahler, Poulenc, Rachmaninov and more. Tickets £15, £5 students, children free, available from www.thecaricesingers.co.uk and door after 5pm

Sat 19 Jan

Registration 9.30 am

Rehearsals from 10.00 am, informal performance 4.00 pm

Spires Philharmonic Chorus with Spires Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Galbreath & Jack Lovell conductors

The Hall, King Henry VIII School, Warwick Rd, Coventry CV3 6AQ

Play and Sing Day. Handel Messiah (Mozart orchestration) various choruses. Tickets £15/£5 students, audience free admission from 07787 420493 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

024 7654 3431

Sat 19 Jan

Registration 9.30 am

Informal performance 3.15 – 4.00 pm

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

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

Come and Sing Mozart’s Requiem.

Rehearsal 10.00 am – 1.00 pm with 15 mins break, and 2 pm – 3.15 pm with a 15 mins break. Bring a packed lunch. Tickets £20 from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat 19 Jan

7.00 pm

Oriflamme with Coventry Philharmonic Choir, Laura Wolk-Lewanowicz Mullinger soprano, Wesley Biggs baritone, Antoine Mitchell director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Franck Symphony in D minor, Duparc 3 mélodies, Gounod Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cécile. Tickets £15 from 07876 790546 and 07437 178877 (Annual Amnesty International Benefit Concert)

Sun 20 Jan

3.00 pm

Tippett String Quartet, Emma Abbate piano

Shakespeare Institute, 6 Church St, Stratford CV37 6HP

Haydn Quartet in B minor Op 33 No 1, Dodgson Piano Quintet in C, Puccini Crisanthemi, Schumann Piano Quintet in Eb Op 44. Tickets £18/£5 students from 01789 740791 and www.stratfordchambermusic.co.uk

Wed 23 Jan

7.15 pm

Coull Quartet

Helen Martin Studio, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Of Kings and Sisters. Fanny Mendelssohn Quartet in Eb Hensel, Mozart Quartet in F K590, Beethoven Quartet in E minor Op 59 No 2 Rasumovsky. Tickets £21 (£19) from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Fri 25 Jan

7.30 pm

Carducci String Quartet

Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa. CV32 4AT Change of venue

Mozart Quartet in C K465 Dissonance, Philip Glass Quartet No 5, Shostakovich Quartet No 2 in A Op 68. Tickets £24/£19/£14 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sat 26 Jan

7.00 pm

Warwickshire Choristers and County Male Voices, Benjamin Hamilton conductor

Kings High School, Main Hall, Smith St., Warwick CV34 4HJ

Winter Concert. A magical evening of music to blow away the cobwebs. Tickets £10, accompanied children free from www.choristers.org

Sat 26 Jan

7.30 pm

Armonico Consort and Baroque Orchestra, Christopher Monks director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Bach Easter Oratorio, Biber Missa Bruxellensis à 23. Tickets £12.50 from 01926 334418

Sat 26 Jan

7.30 pm

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Rebecca Eldridge bassoon, Roger Coull conductor

Grange Hall, Southam CV47 1QA

Mozart Symphony No 29, Hummel Grand Concerto in F for Bassoon, Beethoven Symphony No 4.Tickets £14 (£12), £2 child/student from Grange Hall Southam,

Presto Music, Leamington Town Hall, 01926 429607 and door

Sun 27 Jan

3.00 pm

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Rebecca Eldridge bassoon, Roger Coull conductor

Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

Programme and tickets as 26 Jan

Tues 29 Jan

7.30 pm

The Musicke Companye

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

A Venetian Carnival. As the weeks of Carnavale approach, imagine time in the city of pleasure and extravagance, La Serenissima, and listen to the glorious music of Cavalli, Galuppi, Handel, Lotti, Marcello, Monteverdi, Stradella, Strozzi and Vivaldi . Tickets £21/£18/£15/£13 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

 

 

 

February 1 - 28

During Feb Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Lunchtime Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

1 Feb – Samuel Bristow organ (Birmingham Cathedral)

15 Feb – Mark Swinton organ (St Mary’s Warwick)

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

During Feb

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

6 Feb - Peggy Wu (RCM) piano

13 Feb - Flutter Duo recorder duo Change from printed diary

20 Feb - Fumi Otsuki violin

27 Feb - Eiran Lewis (RCM) classical guitar

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

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

Fri 1 Feb

7.30 pm

Hallé Orchestra, Stephen Hough piano, Sir Mark Elder conductor

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Wagner Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III, Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No 5 Egyptian, Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique. Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 2 Feb

6.00 pm

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

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

Discover the Classics 5. Our fifth concert packed full of musical favourites specially designed for GCSE and A-level music students with a programme including something for all the family. Tickets £10, students and U18s half price from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 01676 532436, www.ticketweb.co.uk and 0844 477 1000 (cards)

Thur 7 Feb

7.30 pm

Roderick Williams baritone, Christopher Glynn piano

Warwick Hall, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP

Schubert Winter Journey. In Jeremy Sams’ new, crisp English translation of Winterreise, the winter traveller speaks the language of Everyman, breathing fresh life into this well-known and well-loved work. Tickets £16 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sat 9 Feb

9.30 am to 6.00 pm Performance at 5.00 pm

Leamington Sinfonia, Thomas Payne conductor

Kingsley School, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington Spa CV32 5RD

Open Workshop. Holst The Planets Suite. Tickets - Players £10, Audience and Choir £5, U16 free with adult from www.leamingtonsinfonia.org.uk

Sun 10 Feb

11.30 am

Ensemble 360 with Esther Sheridan narrator

Royal Spa Centre, Leamington CV32 4HN

Giddy Goat – Family Concert, ideal for ages 3-7. Paul Rissmann’s musical tale of facing fears and making friends follows the trials and tribulations of Giddy, a mountain goat who is scared of heights! Tickets £10/£5 from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sun 10 Feb

3.00 pm

Ensemble 360

Royal Spa Centre, Leamington CV32 4HN

Mozart Oboe Quartet in F K370, Beethoven Variations on Mozart’s ‘Lá ci darem la mano’ WoO28, Mozart Adagio and Rondo K617, Schubert Impromptu No 3 in Gb D899, Schubert Octet in F D803. Tickets £20/£15 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Wed 13 Feb

7.30 pm

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Klara Ek soloist, CBSO Chorus, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla conductor

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus: Concerto for Birds and Orchestra, Sibelius Rakastava The Lover and En Saga, Grieg Incidental Music to Peer Gynt. Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Fri 15 Feb

7.30 pm

Elias String Quartet

Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa. CV32 4AT Change of venue

Mozart Quartet in Bb K458, Britten Quartet No 2 in C Op36, Beethoven Quartet in F Op 59 No 1. Tickets £24/£19/£14 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sat 16 Feb

7.30 pm

Collegium, Adrian Moore organ, Oliver Hancock director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Mendelssohn Unfinished Oratorio Christus, Hear my Prayer, Purcell Come, Ye Sons of Art, Rejoice in the Lord Alway. Tickets £13, accompanied under 16s free from St Mary’s Gift Shop 01926 403940 or on door

Sun 17 Feb

3.00 pm

Anthony Brown saxophone, Leo Nicholson piano

Shakespeare Institute, 6 Church St, Stratford CV37 6HP

Programme will include works by Bartók, Gershwin and Ibert. Tickets £18/£5 student from 01789 740791 and www.stratfordchambermusic.co.uk

Fri 22 Feb

7.30 pm

Warwick School Music

Pyne Room, Warwick School, CV34 6PP

Denis Matthews Memorial Concerts – in celebration of the local distinguished concert pianist and former pupil of Warwick School. A former pupil, Julian Hellaby, presents a programme of works for piano, and explores the celebrated recordings of Denis Matthews. Julian’s two books ‘Reading Musical Interpretation’ and ‘The Mid-Twentieth-Century Concert Pianist’ have attracted wide acclaim. Free entry. Tickets from 01926 776438 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tues 26 Feb

7.30 pm

K’antu Ensemble

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

A la Vida Bona – Music in the Age of Discovery. The vibrant flavours of Spain and the New World; early, world and folk music fused together to create a truly distinctive sound.Tickets £21/£18/£15/£13 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Thur 28 Feb

7.30 pm

Carducci String Quartet with Emma Johnson clarinet

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op 15, Stephen Johnson Clarinet Quintet, Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A K581.Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

 

 

 

March 1 - 31

During March Fridays

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Lunchtime Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

1 Mar – Oliver Hancock organ ( St. Mary’s Warwick)

15 Mar – Anna Turner oboe (King’s High School)

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

During March

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

6 Mar - Musicians from KES

13 Mar - Andrew Harsley (RCM) cello

20 Mar - Omnium Gatherum choir

27 Mar - Laurens Macklon baritone Change from printed diary

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

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

Fri 1 Mar

7.30 pm

Warwick School Music

Pyne Room, Warwick School, CV34 6PP

Denis Matthews Memorial Concerts – in celebration of the local distinguished concert pianist and former pupil of Warwick School. Sarah-Beth Briggs presents a programme of works for piano, and talks about Denis Matthews. A former pupil of his, she was also a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year at the age of 11. Free entry. Tickets from 01926 776438 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat 2 Mar

10 am - 5 pm

Choral Workshop with Diatonic Choir and Jonathan Rathbone

Dale Street Methodist Church, Leamington Spa CV32 5HL

Music to include Vivaldi Gloria and pieces composed by Jonathan. Full details and booking form on Diatonic Choir website www.diatonic.co.uk/events or contact Darryl on 01926 882898. Tickets £20 to include hire of score. Different price to printed diary

Sat 9 Mar

7.30 pm

Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra, Gaynor Keeble mezzo soprano, Kingsley School Choir and the Ladies of Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Roger Coull conductor

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

Barber Adagio for Strings, Mahler Symphony No 3 in D minor. Tickets £18/£14, children and students half price from 01926 850385, www.wso.org.uk and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thur 14 Mar

7.30 pm

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Leon McCawley piano, Barry Wordsworth conductor

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Sibelius Karelia Suite, Mozart Piano Concerto No 22 K482, Tchaikovsky Swan Lake Suite. Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 16 Mar

7.30 pm

 

Da Capo Chamber Choir, John Adams conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

AdiEU! Join us for a celebration of music from around Europe; a tour through the many musical styles and languages of the European Union. Sacred and secular music for everyone, with no politics! Tickets £10, school children free from www.dacapochoir.org.uk or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and St Mary’s Shop 01926 403940

Sat 16 Mar

7.30 pm

The Guild Consort Chamber Choir, Benedict & Eleanor Wilson piano, Rebecca Mills director

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

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem. Tickets £10 on the door, children free from

01789 266316 www.stratford-upon-avon.org Postponed till 15th June. See Summer 2019 issue of MTYE

Sun 17 Mar

3.00 pm

Leamington Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Sanford-Casey clarinet, Samantha Ward piano, Richard Laing conductor

Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

Lutoslawski Dance Preludes, Tchaikovsky Mozartiana, Bizet Jeux d’enfants, Brahms Piano Concerto No 2. Tickets £14 (£12), £2 fulltime students & carers, available on the door

Sun 17 Mar

7.30 pm

Dante String Quartet

Shakespeare Institute, 6 Church St, Stratford CV37 6HP

Haydn Quartet in G Op 33 No 5, Beethoven Quartet in E minor Op 59 No 2, Shostakovich Quartet No 3 in F Op 73. Tickets £18/£5 students from 01789 740791 and www.stratfordchambermusic.co.uk

Fri 22 Mar

7.30 pm

Royal String Quartet (Poland)

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Schubert Quartettsatz in C minor D703, Arvo Pärt Fratres, James MacMillan Memento, Szymanowski Quartet No 1 in C Op 37, Schubert Quartet in A minor D804 Rosamunde. Tickets £24/£19/£14 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sat 23 Mar

7.30 pm

Stratford-upon-Avon Choral Society, Joelene Griffiths soprano, Chloe Pardoe mezzo, Daniel Joy tenor, Malachy Frame baritone, The Regency Sinfonia, Stephen Dodsworth conductor

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

Beethoven Mass in C, Haydn Mass In Time of War. Tickets £15/£8 students from Holy Trinity bookshop, 01608 692049 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sat 23 Mar

7.30pm

Warwick & Kenilworth Choral Society with soloists and orchestra, conductor Benedict Wilson

St Nicholas Church, Warwick CV34 4JD

Bach St John Passion. Tickets £14, £5 students and under 16s from Warwick Books, Kenilworth Books, Presto Music and Warwick Tourist Information Centre

Sun 24 Mar

7.30 pm

Stratford-upon-Avon Symphony Orchestra, Sarah Sew violin, Dan Watson conductor

The PlayHouse, Rother St., Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU

Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4. Tickets £12 (£10), £6 children/£25 family from www.stratfordsymphony.org.uk and door

Tues 26 Mar

7.30 pm

Ex Cathedra, Frances Kelly harp, Simone Rebello percussion, James Johnstone organ, Jeffrey Skidmore conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Fire Burning in Snow. An exuberant programme of music of the Latin American Baroque centred on works by Juan de Araujo , often described as the greatest Latin American composer of the age.Tickets £24/£19/£15/£13 (£1) from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sat 30 Mar

7.00 pm

Warwickshire Choristers and County Male Voices, Benjamin Hamilton conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Singing for Mum. Join us and bring mothers, grandmothers and surrogate mothers for an evening of gentle, uplifting and inspiring music on the eve of Mothers’ Day. Tickets £10/accompanied children free from www.choristers.org

Sat 30 Mar

7.30 pm

Diatonic Choir, Ginny Yoon-Hwang soprano, Penny Turnbull mezzo-soprano, Andrew Parkes bass, with members of Leamington Chamber Orchestra, Bernard Sutton conductor

St. Nicholas Church, Warwick CV34 4JD

Vivaldi Gloria, Bach cantata No 140 ‘Wachet Auf’, and Motet ‘Lobet den Herrn’. Tickets £10 from www.diatonic.co.uk/events, 01926 882898, Presto Music and door

Sat 30 Mar

7.30 pm

Divertimento, Paul Sudlow conductor

All Saints’ Church, 29 Vicarage Field, Warwick CV34 5NJ

A celebration of English music with Divertimento’s new conductor. Part songs and anthems to include music by Elgar and Vaughan Williams plus Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare by George Shearing. Tickets £10, £3 children from 01926 778646 and Presto Music www.divertimento.org.uk

Sat 30 Mar

7.30 pm

Leamington Sinfonia, Liang Chan piano, Thomas Payne conductor

Kingsley School, Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington Spa CV32 5RD

Prokoviev Symphony No 7, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 3. Tickets £10/£5 students, U16 free with adult from Presto Music and 01789 731966

Sat 30 Mar

7.30 pm

Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir and Beauchamp Sinfonietta with soloists, Colin Druce organ, Christopher Cromar conductor

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

Mozart Requiem, Haydn Maria Theresa Mass. Tickets £15, £5 students from Presto Music 01926 317025, www.rlsbc.org and door

Sun 31 Mar

4.00 pm

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, Paul Leddington Wright conductor

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

Songs of Praise – for singers and lovers of hymns. Enjoy the opportunity to sing favourite hymns and hear the fascinating stories behind them. Presenter of BBC Songs of Praise, Pam Rhodes, will introduce each hymn. Free admission

 

 

 

April 1-30

During April

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

3 Apr - Fangbin Xia (RNCM) piano

10 Apr - Felicity Davis (RBC) voice

17 Apr - Quarto vocal group

24 Apr - Gloria Yehilevsky and friends (RBC) percussion

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

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

Fri 5 Apr

1.15 – 2.00 pm

Lunchtime Recitals

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Mark Swinton organ (St Mary’s Warwick)

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

Sat 6 Apr

7.30 pm

St James’s Singers, Charles Matthews and Joe Cummings soloists,

Julian Harris conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Duruflé Requiem, Poulenc Gloria, Debussy Piano Duets. Tickets £15/£10 from 07502 939498 and www.stjamessingers.com

Sat 13 Apr

Rehearsal 2.00-4.00 pm

Performance

4.45 pm

Collegium, Oliver Hancock musical director

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Come and Sing Stainer’s The Crucifixion Event cancelled

Bring your own score. Join us to rehearse and perform Stainer ’s perennial work in St Mary’s Church. Singers £6 inc refreshments, non-singers attending performance only - free admission. Please register your place by midday on Friday 29 March This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Music at St. Mary’s)

Sat 13 Apr

2.30 pm

Spires Philharmonic Chorus with Spires Philharmonic Orchestra, Colin Touchin conductor

Methodist Central Hall, Warwick Lane, Coventry CV1 2HA

Dvořák Symphony No 7 in D minor Op 70, Ethel Smyth Mass in D. Tickets £10/£5 students, Under 16s free from Coventry TIC, 024 7623 4284 and door

Sat 13 Apr

7.30 pm

The Circle Singers of Royal Leamington Spa, Peter Sheppard director

Dale Street Methodist Church, L/Spa CV32 5HL

A concert for The Mayor of Royal Leamington Spa’s Charity Fund supporting The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation and Mencap Valley Road Respite Centre. Tickets £10/£5 children from Leamington Spa Town Hall, 01926 450906 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fri 19 Apr

Good Friday

3.30 pm

Performance 7.00pm

Choir of All Saints’ Church, Suzie Green director

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

Come and Sing Pergolesi’s ‘Stabat Mater’ (SATB) with the choir. Registration 3.30 pm, rehearsal 4.00 pm. Tea/Hot Cross Buns 6.30 pm. Singers please wear black. Tickets - singers £10 to include hire of music, audience £5, students free from Church Office 01926 429169 www.allsaintschurchleamington.org.uk

Fri 19 Apr

6.00 pm

Coventry Cathedral Chorus, with soloists Helen Winter, Rachel Falaise, Richard Dowling, Colin Campbell, Jamie Hall, Matthew Minter, Orchestra Pro Anima, Paul Leddington Wright conductor

Coventry Cathedral CV1 5AB

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

Mon 22 Apr

11.00 am

Bank Holiday

Dr Peter King, Organist Emeritus, Bath Abbey

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

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

Fri 26 Apr

7.30 pm

European Union Chamber Orchestra, Tasmin Little violin, Hans-Peter Hofmann director

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Haydn Symphony No 44 in E minor Trauer, Mozart Violin Concerto No 4 in D K218, Fauré Nocturne, Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C Op 48. Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 27 Apr

10.00 am - 4.30 pm

Immanuel’s Ground Quire / WGMA

The Village Hall, The Green, Byfield, Northants NN11 6WT

15th Annual Mid Shires’ Quires Day. 18th - 19th Century music from the West Gallery. Participatory workshop for singers and instrumentalists, advance booking essential. Tickets £10, including music booklet from 01865 865773, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Download booking form at www.immanuelsground.com

     

 

 

 

May 1 – mid May

During May

Wednesdays

1.00-1.30pm

Soundbites: Lunchtime Concerts

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

1 May - Olga Eckert (RBC) violin and piano

8 May - Edward Leung (RBC) piano

15 May - Verity Morris and Elizabeth Jones clarinet and piano

22 May - Kathryn Ellis and Rebecca Mills soprano and piano

29 May - Chloe Underwood (RBC) voice

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

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

3-7 & 9-10 May

various times

 

 

Leamington Music Festival Weekend

30 Year Anniversary Weekend PLUS Takács String Quartet Residency

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

Tasmin Little, Andrey Gugnin, Leonore Piano Trio, Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Raphael Wallfisch, John York, Ensemble 360, Roderick Williams, Jonathan Cunliffe, Martinů String Quartet, Gemma Rosefield, Aronowitz Ensemble, Tom Poster, Takács String Quartet. Tickets from Leamington VIC Box Office 01926 334418 and www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk (Leamington Music)

Sun 5 May

7.30 pm

Alina Bzhezhinska harp with Adrian Litvinoff’s Interplay

Victoria House, Willes Road, Leamington Spa CV32 4PT

International Jazz Day - Music from Alina’s recent album ‘Inspiration’, including tunes by Alice Coltrane , in a varied evening of original pieces and jazz favourites. Alina will give a short talk and Q&A before the performance, exact time to be confirmed. Ticket details tbc – please check In The Moment ’s Facebook page in the New Year (In The Moment)

Sun 5 May

7.00 pm

The Arnold Ensemble, Marie Lloyd clarinet, Jonathan Barritt viola,

Lynn Arnold piano

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

Programme to include Mozart ‘Kegelstatt’ Trio K498 in Eb as well as other much-loved works from the repertoire. Tickets £12.50/£5 child from 01926 642076 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For more details check LynnArnold.co.uk /BMCS (Butlers Marston Concert Society)

Mon 6 May

11.00 am

Bank Holiday

 

 

Jonathan Cunliffe organ, DoM Parish of Little Venice

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

Celebrity Organ Recital. Coffee, tea and cake available from 10.20 am and after the recital. This recital is held in conjunction with the Leamington Music Festival Weekend. Free admission, retiring collection (Friends of All Saints Music)

Thur 9 May

7.15 pm

Coull Quartet

Helen Martin Studio, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Terror, Tenderness and Transcendence. Mozart Quartet in G K387, Cecilia McDowall Quartet (2004) ‘The Case of the Unanswered Wire’, Beethoven Quartet in Eb Op 127. Tickets £21 (£19) from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 and www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 11 May

7.30 pm

Peter & Judith Irvine, Paul Monks saxophone, Mike King organ

St Mary Magdalene Church, Vicarage Road, Lillington CV32 7RH

Spring Concert - Songs from the shows with light jazz, and not so serious organ music. Free admission. No need to book but further details from 01926 470449

Sat 11 May

7.30 pm

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

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

Handel Foundling Hospital Anthem, Monteverdi Beatus Vir, Vivaldi Dixit Dominus. Tickets £12.50, accompanied children free from Clarke’s Electrical shop in Shipston or 01789 269587

Tues 14 May

7.30 pm

Russian Philharmonic (of Novosibirsk), Alexander Sitkovetsky violin, Thomas Sanderling conductor

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick CV4 7AL

Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances. Tickets £41.50-£18.50 from WAC Box Office 024 7652 4524 or www.warwickartscentre.co.uk

Sat 18 May

7.30 pm

Coventry Philharmonic Choir, Imogen Russell soprano, Helen Charleston alto, Hiroshi Amako tenor, Michael Craddock bass, Musical and Amicable Society, Steven Russell conductor

St Mary’s Church, Warwick CV34 4RA

Mozart Requiem, Haydn Mass No 11 in D minor 'Nelson Mass'. Tickets £15 from Church bookshop, www.wegottickets.com and 07728 887349 www.covphilchoir.org.uk

Sat 18 May

7.30 pm

Antonio Oyazárbal piano

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

Chancel Series 2019. Upcoming young professional musicians in the intimate surroundings of Holy Trinity’s Chancel. Tickets £10 from 01789 266316 and www.stratford-upon-avon.org

Sat 18 May

7.30 pm

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Markéta Nádvorníková violin, Nic Fallowfield conductor

Grange Hall, Southam CV47 1QA

Beethoven Overture Leonora No 1, Brahms Violin Concerto, Mozart Symphony No 39. Tickets £14 (£12), £2 child/student from Grange Hall Southam,

Presto Music, Leamington Town Hall, 01926 429607 and door

Sun 19 May

3.00 pm

Beauchamp Sinfonietta, Markéta Nádvorníková violin, Nic Fallowfield conductor

Town Hall, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AT

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