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9 November 2017
 
7.30pm
Barbican Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS
United Kingdom

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Britten Sinfonia - Elder conducts Brahms

Mark Elder conducts Britten Sinfonia in an intimate chamber orchestra performance of Brahms, Finzi and Mahler
 
7.30pm
Barbican
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 8DS
United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 638 8891

£15-45
Elder conducts Brahms

Elisabeth Kulman, mezzo-soprano
Britten Sinfonia
Mark Elder, conductor

Finzi: The Fall of the Leaf
Mahler arr. Britten: What the Wild Flowers tell me
Mahler: Rückert-Lieder
Brahms: Symphony No 1

Brahms’s First Symphony, one of the greatest of all Romantic symphonies, was first performed with considerably smaller musical forces than we are used to hearing today. Sir Mark Elder conducts Britten Sinfonia in a performance that returns to the spirit of those early concerts and allows the details of Brahms’s extraordinary lyrical masterpiece to shine through.

To accompany the work, Elder has chosen Mahler’s sublime Rückert-Lieder, with mezzo Elisabeth Kulman, and Finzi’s soaring elegy for orchestra. Benjamin Britten’s arrangement of the second movement of Mahler’s Third Symphony completes the eloquent programme.
 
7.30pm
St Katharine Cree
86 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3A 3BP
United Kingdom

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£15, students £12
Cornucopia Musicale

Ad Libitum Chamber Choir
Julian Collings, conductor
Colin Spinks, organ

William Byrd: Mass for four voices
Arvo Pärt: Salve Regina
Eric Whitacre: Water Night
Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied
Edgar Bainton: And I saw a new heaven
Charles Wood: O Thou, the central orb

‘Cornucopia Musicale’ brings together an eclectic selection of beautiful sacred and secular music from the English, American and European choral traditions. We will be performing the concert in the beautiful ancient church of St Katharine Cree, near Aldgate and Tower Hill tube stations.
 
8.30pm
Lauderdale House
Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill,
London
N6 5HG
United Kingdom

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020 8348 8716

£12, concessions £10, students £7.
Julian Siegel Quartet

Julian Siegel Quartet
Julian Siegel, saxophones and bass clarinet
Liam Noble, piano
Oli Hayhurst, bass
Gene Calderazzo, drums

Jazz in the House

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Due to technical issues with our online payment system tickets are not currently available to purchase online. If you would like to purchase tickets in advance please call 020 8348 8716 or email enquiries@lauderdale.org.uk.
Another really outstanding saxophone-player and composer. 2017 has been a very good year for Julian, with tonight's group having performed under the Brit banner at Bremen's Jazzahead Festival and his first-ever Jazz Orchestra fulfilling a highly-successful Spring tour, including a sold-out night at Ronnie Scott's. He has also just completed a tour with the great US singer Diane Schuur in Italy where he is an extremely popular visitor.
Liam Noble is considered to be one of Britain's most significant pianists, a master of all styles, and the Calderazzo/Hayhurst rhythm section generates all the fire you would want.
 
10 November 2017
 
7.30pm
The Wallace Collection (Great Gallery)
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone
London
W1U 3BN
United Kingdom

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La Grande Chapelle: Music in the Time of El Greco

Echoes Festival

 
7.30pm
Opera House
Copenhagen
Denmark

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Puccini: La fanciulla del West

There are many strong women in the world of opera, and some of the most significant are found in the operas of Puccini. On this list of great heroines we find Minnie - the focal point of Puccini's masterpiece La fanciulla del West.

Minnie is the owner of the local bar in a rough, poor town. Here, every day is about survival and about finding happiness despite life's hardships. Amidst the harsh life in the small town, Minnie manages to add a little colour to the world and create a small breathing space for the exhausted workers.

But Minnie's oasis is threatened when she falls in love with an outlaw on the run and has to fight for her love and for the chance to start a new life with her love by her side.

La fanciulla del West is conducted by Alexander Vedernikov who will become The Royal Danish Orchestra's Chief Conductor in 2018.
 
7.30pm
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Essex
CB11 4UH
United Kingdom

Details:
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+44 (0)845 548 7650

£10-50
Elder conducts Brahms

Elisabeth Kulman, mezzo-soprano
Britten Sinfonia
Mark Elder, conductor


Finzi: The Fall of the Leaf
Mahler arr. Britten: What the Wild Flowers tell me
Mahler: Rückert-Lieder
Brahms: Symphony No 1

Brahms’ First Symphony, one of the greatest of all Romantic symphonies, was first performed with considerably smaller musical forces than we are used to hearing today. Sir Mark Elder conducts Britten Sinfonia in a performance that returns to the spirit of those early concerts and allows the details of Brahms’s extraordinary lyrical masterpiece to shine through.

To accompany the work, Elder has chosen Mahler’s sublime Rückert-Lieder, with mezzo Elisabeth Kulman, and Finzi’s soaring elegy for orchestra. Benjamin Britten’s arrangement of the second movement of Mahler’s Third Symphony completes the eloquent programme.

Pre-concert talk, 6.30pm
Sir Mark Elder discusses tonight’s programme (free to ticket holders)
 
11 November 2017
 
9.30am
The Wallace Collection (Great Gallery)
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone
London
W1U 3BN
United Kingdom

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Come & Sing the Victoria Requiem!

Echoes Festival

 
1pm
Uppsala Konsert & Kongress
Uppsala
Sweden

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Peter och vargen

 
7.30pm
Elmslie House
8 Avenue Road, Malvern
Worcestershire
WR143AG
United Kingdom

Details:
Anna Taylor
Web site
E-mail
07789 470780

£8 pre-show / £10 on the door
Worcestershire Saxophone Quartet

Louisa Davidson, Soprano Saxophone
Clare Peters, Alto Saxophone
Kate Moroni, Tenor Saxophone
Sue Sneath, Baritone Saxophone
Louisa Davidson, Musical Director

Elmslie House is delighted to welcome back local musician Louisa Davidson, this time as part of the Worcestershire Saxophone Quartet:

The Worcestershire Saxophone [WSE] Quartet are all qualified, accomplished, experienced musicians with music degrees.

The WSE Quartet is an offshoot of the WSE full ensemble and perform separate recitals and tonight is one of those occasions.

We play the traditional Saxophone Quartet repertoire along with exploring more contemporary style pieces often written by saxophonists themselves.

Louisa Davidson has enjoyed 25+ years’ experience and success as an accomplished musician and tutor of clarinet and saxophone. She studied clarinet with the internationally renowned David Campbell at the London College of Music and has worked with leading saxophonists Nigel Wood, Gerard McCrystal and Chris Gumbley.As a Tutor Louisa has successfully taught within Schools and Colleges in Mid Wales, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire-and continues with her private tuition for students of all ages.–As a musician, Louisa specialises as a soloist and chamber/ensemble player. She has performed as a clarinettist in the Proteus Chamber Group and soloist in many music festivals in Wales and the Midlands, including recent performances as a member of the National Saxophone Ensemble and Choir of Great Britain. She is currently musical director of the Worcestershire Saxophone Ensemble and is also clarinettist in the recently formed Boehm Clarinet and Piano Duo with pianist Tim Sidford.

For their programme at Elmslie they will be performing classically written Quartet pieces with traditional Folk Dance themes’ from Hungarian Dances,Tangos,Romanian Dances and a Celtic Suite.

 
7.30pm
St Anne's Church Bewdley
Load Street, Bewdley
Worcestershire
DY12 2AE
United Kingdom

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'Lux Aeterna" - A concert in aid of The Children's Society

 
14 November 2017
 
1.00pm
St George the Martyr Church
Borough High Street
London
SE1 1JA
United Kingdom

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Ben Smith and Patricia Auchterlonie
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Free admission
Last Words

Patricia Auchterlonie, soprano
Ben Smith, piano


Milton Babbitt (1916-2011): Philomel (1964)
Georg Friedrich Haas (b. 1953): Ein Schattenspiel (2004)
Simon Emmerson (b. 1950): Time Past IV (1985)

Borough New Music Series 3 event 2

This concert presents three generations – and three radically different aesthetic approaches – of major works for voice or piano with electronics. It opens with the now classic 'Philomel' by Milton Babbitt (1916-2011); an astonishing work for soprano and tape, which has left an indelible mark on 20th century electroacoustic music. This is followed by 'Ein Schattenspiel' by Georg Friedrich Haas (b. 1953) for piano and live processed electronics turns the piano into a microtonal echo chamber, in which the instrument interacts with strange, distorted delays of its own sound. The concert concludes with Simon Emmerson's (b. 1950) 'Time Past IV', which while utilising a similar method of delay and layering to Haas’ work, stretches the rate of unfolding, creating a much more languid and haunting soundworld.
 
15 November 2017
 
7.30pm
Opera House
Copenhagen
Denmark

Details:
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Puccini: La fanciulla del West

There are many strong women in the world of opera, and some of the most significant are found in the operas of Puccini. On this list of great heroines we find Minnie - the focal point of Puccini's masterpiece La fanciulla del West.

Minnie is the owner of the local bar in a rough, poor town. Here, every day is about survival and about finding happiness despite life's hardships. Amidst the harsh life in the small town, Minnie manages to add a little colour to the world and create a small breathing space for the exhausted workers.

But Minnie's oasis is threatened when she falls in love with an outlaw on the run and has to fight for her love and for the chance to start a new life with her love by her side.

La fanciulla del West is conducted by Alexander Vedernikov who will become The Royal Danish Orchestra's Chief Conductor in 2018.
 
16 November 2017
 
7.30pm
St Sepulchre's Church
Holborn Viaduct
London
EC1A 2DQ
United Kingdom

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£12 (£10 concessions)
Let the People Sing

Canticum, chamber choir
Mark Forkgen, conductor

Schütz: Selig sind die Toten
J S Bach: Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf
Mendelssohn: Three Psalms Op.78
Rheinberger: Mass in E flat major for double choir
Brahms: Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
Schönberg: Friede auf Erden


 
8.30pm
Lauderdale House
Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill,
London
N6 5HG
United Kingdom

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020 8348 8716

£12, concessions £10, students £7.
Companeros

Companeros
Georgia Mancio, vocals
Guillermo Rozenthuler, vocals and guitar
Arnie Somogyi, bass
Dave Ohm (drums)

Jazz in the House

TICKETS AVAILABLE BY PHONE ONLY
Due to technical issues with our online payment system tickets are not currently available to purchase online. If you would like to purchase tickets in advance please call 020 8348 8716 or email enquiries@lauderdale.org.uk.
The multi-lingual singer Georgia Mancio has risen through a veritable forest of singers to become one of the UK's most subtle and impressive artists, whether performing classic standards or songs from Italy, Spain and Portugal. Originally from Argentina, Guillermo has been described by Mark Murphy as "someone who rocked me with his amazing swinging versatility". For Georgia, who presented her co-written Songbook album with the legendary pianist Alan Broadbent all over Europe last Spring, this will be a contrast in style with the music of Cuba, Brazil and Chile to banish those early winter blues. Don't miss this, our London Jazz Festival show.
 
17 November 2017
 
1pm
Wigmore Hall
36 Wigmore Street
London
W1U 2BP
United Kingdom

Details:
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+44 (0)20 7935 2141

£15
Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch One

Nik Bärtsch, piano
Laura Lucas, flute
Joy Farrall, principal clarinet
Roger Linley, double bass
James Woodrow, electric guitar

Sarah Kirkland Snider: Pale as Centuries
OPUS2017 Winner: New work (world premiere tour)
Judd Greenstein: City Boy
Nik Bärtsch: New work (world premiere tour)

Nik Bärtsch's music was praised by The New York Times for blending 'post-modernism with a precision groove honed in the spirit of James Brown'. As curator, Bärtsch has set his latest work alongside works by Sarah Kirkland Snider, Judd Greenstein and the winner of OPUS2017, Britten Sinfonia's competition for unpublished composers.

Wigmore Hall - Pre Concert Talk, 12.15pm
Nik Bärtsch and the OPUS2017 winner talk to Dr Kate Kennedy about their new works.
 
7.30pm
Austrian Cultural Forum New York
11 East 52nd Street
New York
NY 10022
United States of America

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Free, Reservations Required
Vienna-based ensemble LUX makes North American debut at Austrian Cultural Forum New York

ensemble LUX

Olga Neuwirth: settori for string quartet
Hans Erich Apostel: 6 Epigramme for string quartet Op 33
Schoenberg: String Trio Op 45
Webern: 5 Movements for string quartet Op 5
Thomas Wally: la pureté de l’envie blanche for string quartet

 
7.30pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
16 N 16th Street
Wilmington, NC
28401
United States of America

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Internationally renowned concert organist and recording artist Gail Archer releases her eighth solo

 
18 November 2017
 
11am
Pushkin House
5A Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2TA
United Kingdom

Details:
Juan Rezzuto
Web site
E-mail
+44 (0)20 7101 4479
6th Music Festival WKMT

All members and non-members of WKMT will perform one piece which they have gone through all this time studying it at WKMT.
Also, parents and friends of the members will have access to the festival.
In case you are not a member of the community, you can also take advantage of this chance to perform in front of the audience and also be recorded professionally.

The first part of the festival will be dedicated to performances by children. The second part, late afternoon and evening will be for adults.

There will be some drinks and canapes between and after the parts.

 
11.00am
PUSHKIN HOUSE
5A Bloomsbury Square
LONDON
WC1A 2TA
United Kingdom

Details:
Victor Ruiz
Web site
E-mail
02071014479

FROM £29.00
VI LONDON MUSIC FESTIVAL WKMT

WKMT students will have the choice of performing in front of an audience while being professionally recorded.
This takes part of the teaching process WKMT believes in. The skills of performing and focusing under pressure.
Students of all levels and ages. By the end of the festival, we will count with professional concerts also.

11 to 2 pm - Children concerts.
Catering and drinks between.
3 to 7 pm - Adults performances.
Drinks and Professional concerts.

 


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