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THE AUTUMN 2020 ISSUE BELOW LISTS CONCERTS WHICH SOME SOCIETIES ARE PLANNING TO

PUT ON WITH STRICT COVID SAFETY MEASURES IN PLACE.  THESE EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO

CHANGE IN THE FUTURE IF GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ALTER

 

Please return to this website for further updates and future listings

 

AUTUMN 2020

Issue 70

Your Music Guide for Warwick, Leamington Spa and beyond!

September - December 2020 

 

In these unusual circumstances due to Covid the listings below are not in the usual format but we hope music lovers will be able to gather enough information to encourage them to visit the societies' websites to find out further details and buy tickets

 

LEAMINGTON MUSIC

is back in business and organised seven concerts during October and November, using two new venues where larger socially distanced audiences could be accommodated. Unfortunately the second lockdown meant some events had to be cancelled.

 

Holy Trinity Church in Beauchamp Avenue, Leamington CV32 5RE 

STRING QUARTETS which were to have played in the Royal Pump Rooms:
Fri   2 Oct  -    Elias Quartet 
Fri   6 Nov -    Carducci Quartet cancelled
Fri 27 Nov -    Jubilee Quartet    cancelled
Each quartet gave two one hour concerts with different programmes
at 5pm and 8pm and all six concerts were heading for sell outs.

 

The Dream Factory on Stratford Road, Warwick CV34 6LE hosted the Fitzwilliam String Quartet on Tuesday 13 October which sold out a week after booking opened. Three other concerts follow:
Tues   3 Nov  - Joglaresa with Boogie Knights  
Tues 10 Nov  Kosmos playing Balkan and Mediterranean music    cancelled
Tues 24 Nov  - The Mellstock Band with The Shepherd's Calendar cancelled

 

 

TWO CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

All Saints Church Victoria Terrace, Leamington Spa CV31 1AA

Wed 9 Dec - The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, conductor Graham                           Ross with Tanya Haughton harp at 5.00pm and 7.30pm

         Britten A Ceremony of Carols, music by Byrd, Praetorius, Roderick

         Williams and others plus favourites including The Holly and Ivy, Silent

         Night and Jingle Bells   cancelled

 

St Mary's Church Warwick CV34 4RA

Thurs 17 Dec - The York Waits with Deborah Catterall singer at 5.00pm 

                         and 7.30pm
       
The Waits' Wassail - Music for Advent and Christmas  cancelled


             
Tickets £20 unreserved and in advance only from   

             www.leamingtonmusic.org or ring 01926 497000

 

 

We are delighted to have been able to rearrange the Carducci String

Quartet concerts that were cancelled by the current lockdown.

 

The new date is Friday 4 December and all other details remain the same:

 

5pm concert     cancelled

Beethoven  Quartet in F minor Op 95 'Serioso'

Shostakovich  Quartet No 9 in E flat

 

7.30pm concert       cancelled

Bartók  Romanian Folk Dances

Haydn  Quartet in E flat Op 33 No 2 'The Joke'

Dvorák  Quartet in F Op 96 'American'

 

 

www.leamingtonmusic.org  01926 497000

Due to the new Tier system all concerts above have been cancelled.  Please check the website above for possible future concerts in the Spring

 

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STRATFORD ON AVON MUSIC FESTIVAL

 

Mon 5 - Thurs 8 October

Stratford Play House, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LU

Mon   5 Oct   -  Linos Piano Trio
Tues  6 Oct  -   Orchestra of the Swan
Wed   7 Oct   Galliard Ensemble
Wed   7 Oct   
-  Anastasia Kobekina and Luka Okros
Thurs 8 Oct   
-  Peter Donohoe
Thurs 8 Oct   -  Aquinas Piano Trio

Town Hall, Sheep Street, Stratford CV37 6EF

Mon  5 Papagena Vocal Quintet
Tues 6  
Solem String Quartet

 
Visit  www.stratfordmusicfestival.com  for more details, times and ticket prices.
Box Office: 01789 333990   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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ORCHESTRA OF THE SWAN   

Autumn concerts

Stratford Play House, Rother Street, Stratford CV37 6LU

Tues   6 Oct  -  The Living Orchestra
Tues 17 Nov  
-  Doubles
Tues   1 Dec   -  Company

Armscote Manor, CV37 8DA

Sat  3 Oct -  Equinox

Digital Night Owl Series

Thurs  5 Nov -  Luna
Tues   8 Dec   
-  Wind, Sand & Stars

Visit www.orchestraoftheswan.org  for details, times and ticket prices
Please check with website for rescheduling of some concerts due to Lockdown 2 and the new Tier system restrictions

 

 

 

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STRATFORD-UPON-AVON

CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY

 

Stratford Town Hall, 1 Sheep Street, Stratford CV37 6EF

All concerts at 7.30pm

 

Sun   18 Oct   Consone String Quartet 

Tues 10 Nov  -   Florian Mitrea Beethoven Pathetique,    

                               Waldstein sonatas and Liszt sonata 

Mon   7 Dec   -   Mithras Piano Trio - Haydn, Beethoven 'Ghost', 

                               Shostakovich  

 

Tickets £20, society members 3 for the price of two with guaranteed access,

                           and all further details from 01608 662597
Please phone above number for details of changes of dates etc due to Lockdown 2 and the new Tier system restrictions
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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