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19 December 2017
 
7.30pm
Lauderdale House
Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill
London
N6 5HG

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£15, concessions £8
Wilde Roses

Anna Tam, song, dance and various instruments
Emily Alice Ovenden, song, dance and various instruments

Musically and visually inspired by the medieval and renaissance world, we draw our repertoire from illuminated manuscripts, courtly song books, Elizabethan broadside ballads and the folk tradition. We are fascinated by the stories in these songs - medieval religious imagery so beautifully infused with nature; renaissance tales of piracy, jilted lovers and general folly alongside some of the most sincere and tender love songs that reach to the heart of life and human relationships.

Wilde Roses is an early-music collaboration between singers, multi-instrumentalists, composers, dancers and performers Anna Tam and Emily Alice Ovenden, who met while they were performing with the Mediaeval Baebes.
Anna Tam (musical director, singer, nyckelharpa, viola da gamba, hurdy gurdy, percussion) enjoys an eclectic career both in the folk and classical genres. She was trained as a classical singer and instrumentalist at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During her early studies she performed at the Wigmore Hall and on BBC Radio 3 and has been touring internationally since she was 15.

Emily Alice Ovenden (singer, recorders, percussion) received a scholarship from Andrew Lloyd Webber to study in London. With the Mediaeval Baebes she has made several albums, and recorded themes for BBC TV shows Victoria and Elizabeth. Emily has made 3 acclaimed albums with her band, Pythia.
 
21 December 2017
 
7.30pm
St James's Piccadilly
Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL

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£5-27
In The Stillness

London Oriana Choir
Dominic Ellis-Peckham, conductor

Sally Beamish: In The Stillness
Cecilia McDowall: Now May We Singen
Eleanor Daley: Gabriel's Message
Kerry Andrew: Adam and the Mother
Bob Chilcott: Gifts for the Child of Winter
Peter Warlock: Bethlehem Down

Join one of the UKs finest choirs for their sell-out Christmas offerings with stunning choral gifts and carols including music from Sally Beamish, Cecilia McDowall and Kerry Andrew, as well as familiar carols from Bob Chilcott, David Willcocks and Kenneth Leighton.
 
23 December 2017
 
10.30am
Queensmere Shopping Centre
High Street, Slough
Berkshire
SL1 2TW

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Carols for Charity - Chalfont Concert Wind Band

Ends at 12.30pm
 
28 December 2017
 
3pm
Malvern Priory
Church Street, Great Malvern
Worcestershire
WR14 2AY

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Carols for All

Malvern Festival Chorus

 


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