Classical Concerts in London UK
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24 June 2017
St Cuthbert's
50 Philbeach Gardens
United Kingdom

Victor G Ruiz
Web site
+44 (0)20 7101 4479
Trio Espressivo

Gisela Paterno, speaker

Desislava Dimitrova, flute
Szymon Pawlas, cello
Gabriela Georgieva, piano

Piazzolla: Four seasons of Buenos Aires
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Piazzolla: Ave Maria

Szymon Pawlas and his trio, with academic support from Gisela Paterno, present 'Trio Espressivo'.

Gisela Paterno will lecture about Argentinian harmonization techniques applied to twentieth century and contemporary classical music. She will also brief about the particular use of folk tunes and rhythms in the development of neo-popular genres within the academic musical paradigm of the 21st century.
30 June 2017
Lauderdale House
Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill
N6 5HG
United Kingdom

Web site
+44 (0)20 8348 8716

£30; concessions available
Patronage in Music and Arts from Thomas Howard to Napoleon

Tomasz Lis, piano

J S Bach: Italian Concerto BWV 971
Haydn: Sonata in D, No 50, H XVI/37
Haydn: Sonata in B, No 47, H XVI/32
Beethoven: 15 Variations in E flat major with a Fugue on 'Eroica', Op 35

Music in Unique Venues

Polish-born pianist Tomasz Lis presents the sixth concert in the series of Music At Unique Venues. Lauderdale House was built in 1582 during the reign of Elisabeth I. In 1645 the house was inherited by the Earl of Lauderdale and visited by such notable people as Charles II, Samuel Pepys and Nell Gwynn.

During the evening, Tomasz will give a concert as well as discussing the subject of patronage in music and arts illustrated with paintings by Van Dyck, Raphael, Rubens, Philippe de Champaigne, Canaletto and Ingres.

Wine will be served during the interval and the audience will have exclusive access to the house and its surrounding gardens.

In a world of increasingly standardised experiences Music At Unique Venues Concert Series allows the audience to enjoy the music and art in an entirely new, exciting and indulgent way. Each concert is given at spectacular and unusual venues, often not open to the general public. Every evening has a theme reflected in the programme as well as in the lecture given on art taking place during the concert. Art often reflects on the music performed, sometimes it's in opposition to it but there is always a thought-provoking link between the two. Paintings are projected on the screen and available for contemplation during the concert. The aim is to present music in its wider cultural, political, historical context and not as an isolated art form. Guests are welcome to enjoy fabulous surroundings having a glass of wine or a candlelight dinner of exquisite cuisine during the interval.
2 July 2017
Lauderdale House
Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill
N6 5HG
United Kingdom

Web site
+44 (0)20 8348 8716

Jazz on the Tea Lawn. Camden Music Hub

Camden Music Service's Saturday Jazz Groups led by Nikki Yeoh (winner of Jazz FM Instrumentalist of the Year 2017)
YMM Senior Jazz Group
Camden Sunday Sax Quartet
a self-run year-12 student band from Camden School for Girls
North London Music Academy

Camden is home to so many aspiring young musicians, and this afternoon's Jazz on the Tea Lawn offers a showcase to just a few of the groups working with partners in the Camden Music Hub.
All groups will be performing in a wide range of styles.
Jazz Connect is a Camden Music Hub project funded by Arts Council England National Lottery.
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Free Concert. No booking needed. All ages welcome.
5 July 2017
St Giles Cripplegate Church
Fore Street
United Kingdom

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£12 (£10 concessions)
Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Mark Forkgen, conductor
Martin Ford, organ
Sacha Johnson, percussion
Daniel de-Fry, harp

Bernstein: Chichester Psalms
Kodály: Missa Brevis
William Albright: Chichester Mass

Tickets from
Cutty Sark
King William Walk
SE10 9HT
United Kingdom

Web site
+44 (0)20 8312 6608

£20 (concessions), £25 standard, £35 premium
From the Depths

London Oriana Choir
Dominic Peckham, conductor

Rebecca Dale: Radiate (first performance)
Dobrinka Tabakova: Alma Redemptoris Mater
Roxanna Panufnik: Love Endureth
Rebecca Clarke: Ave Maria
Kerry Andrew: Who We Are
Elizabeth Alexander: April Rain Song
Susie Hill: Scarborough Fair
Mia Makaroff: Butterfly
Ailsa Dixon: These Things Shall Be (world premiere)
Vittoria Aleotti: T'Amo, Mia Vita
Juana Ines de la Cruz: Madre, la de los primores

A celebration of the start of the second year of London Oriana Choir's innovative five15 project to promote women composers with two world premieres, performed in the iconic venue of the Sammy Ofer Gallery in the dry berth of Cutty Sark. The performance will begin at 8.15pm. Doors will be open to the public from 7.15pm.

Young British composer Rebecca Dale has been chosen as the second composer-in-residence for the ground-breaking five15 project to champion the musical talent of women composers.

Rebecca’s year will kick off in style next month with the world première of her first work for the choir, the a cappella Radiate, at a special concert entitled From the depths on Wednesday 5th July. The performance takes place in the Sammy Ofer Gallery beneath the historic Cutty Sark, the last tea clipper of her kind, as part of the London Oriana Choir's residency at the Royal Museums Greenwich.

From the depths marks the start of the second year of five15. The performance programme is comprised entirely of works composed by a diverse range of women, including Kerry Andrew, Dobrinka Tabakova and of course Rebecca Dale, as well as a second world première, of Ailsa Dixon's These things shall be. We are delighted and honoured that Rebecca, Kerry, Dobrinka and Ailsa will be attending the performance, as well as last year's five15 composer-in-residence and five15 Ambassador, Cheryl Frances-Hoad.

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6 July 2017
Our Lady of Help of Christians Church
Lady Margaret Road, Kentish Town
United Kingdom

Web site
+44 (0)20 8840 1564
Northern Lights

Mariela Cingo, piano
Mornington Sinfonia
Elizabeth Ann Binks, leader
Keith Bramich, conductor

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Hamish MacCunn: The Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Grieg: Piano Concerto

Concert in aid of SanKTus - Kentish Town's homeless project
8 July 2017
St George the Martyr
Borough High Street
United Kingdom

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Borough Chamber Choir - Sacred and profane styles forwards and backwards in time from Monteverdi

23 July 2017
St John's
Smith Square
United Kingdom

Web site
+44 (0)20 7222 1061

£20 (£10), £15 (£7.50)
Neil Chaffey 80th Birthday Concert

The Musicke Companye:
Philippa Hyde, soprano
Tim Carleston, countertenor
Daisy Vataloro, baroque cello
Helen Rogers, harpsichord

Trio Vivo:
Elliott de Vivo, clarinet
Ellie Hancock, cello
Alicia Chaffey, piano

Emma Lewis, mezzo soprano
Fiona Cross, clarinet
Fujita Piano Trio

To include:
works by Blow, Handel and Purcell
McCabe: Sonata for clarinet, cello and piano
works by Frank Bridge and Gershwin
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor, Op 66

All proceeds in aid of Leukaemia Research
1 June 2017 until 29 July 2017
Opera Holland Park
Holland Park
W8 6LU
United Kingdom

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Summer opera season for 2017

Opera Holland Park

5 October 2017
Lauderdale House
Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill
N6 5HG
United Kingdom

Web site

£25. No concessions
Madame Viardot's Salon

Members of Salon Musical and Test-of-Time Entertainment

Songs, violin and piano music by Fauré, Chopin, Duparc and Elgar
Poetry by Baudelaire

Salon Musical is a unique show of theatre and music where audience members escape the every-day and venture into a world of beautiful music and poetry as well as flirtation, gossip and intrigue. A cast of five young professional performers, two singers, an actor, a violinist and a pianist, all graduates from the top London music and drama conservatoires, play historical characters and weave together music and scripted dialogue. The show's creation has involved academic research as well as professional direction and costume design.

Experience has shown that the shows bring alive the past in an informative yet entertaining way. The performers engage with the audience throughout the evening to create a relaxed, immersive and intimate social gathering.

Picture yourself as a guest at the home of celebrated 19th century singer, composer and pianist Pauline Viardot, being introduced to emerging composer Gabriel Fauré, eminent and provocative poet Stéphane Mallarmé and their protégés. They will be performing their latest music and poetry and you will witness their spontaneous music-making.

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