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15 December 2018
 
7.30pm
St Ann’s Church
St Ann Street, Manchester
Manchester
M2 7LF
United Kingdom

Details:
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0333 666 3366

£25 Ticket includes complimentary glass of Champagne
Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | Sonata No. 2

Warren Mailley-Smith, piano

All compositions are by Frederic Chopin:

Nocturne op.9 (1830-32)No.1 in Bb minor
Sonata No.2 in Bb minor op.35 (1839)
Etude in F Minor, Op. posth. " Méthode des méthodes " (Trois Nouvelles Études)
Etude in A-Flat, Op. posth. " Méthode des méthodes "
Etude in D-Flat, Op. posth. " Méthode des méthodes "
Mazurka No. 21 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 30, No. 4
Nocturne No. 18 in E, Op. 62, No. 2
Scherzo No.1 in B minor (1831-32)


The brilliant piano music of the great Frederic Chopin has never been out of fashion since it first burst onto the international scene in the early 19th century. This music wasn’t intended for the great concert halls of today, but for the intimate setting of Parisian Salons. This was the setting where Chopin felt most at ease and improvised many of his works for the first time.

Audiences can now experience his music across 10 x 1 hour programmes (from memory) in the beautiful setting of Manchester’s St Ann’s Church - with a complimentary glass of champagne at this conveniently located venue. The series includes 10 separate programmes, one per month from September 2018 to July 2019.

The Pianist:

In 2016 Warren Mailley-Smith became the first British concert pianist to perform the complete solo piano works (233 works) of Frédéric Chopin, from memory in one series, hailed as “an epic achievement” by the British press. He is currently recording the complete works between 2017 & 2020. Warren has performed on many occasions for the British Royal Family and his recordings are featured regularly on Classic FM and BBC Radio.










 
7.30pm
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Amsterdam Avenue & 112th Street
New York
10025
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$40 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director


COLONIAL CHRISTMAS
The Grand Tour
England & the Colonies

EM/NY’s annual holiday appearances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine are perennial sold-out events. Dr. Renz presents stirring 18th-century New England shape-note anthems and hymns heartily sung by his men’s vocal ensemble, generously spiked with English country dance tunes played by a lively band of fiddle, flute, and bass.
 
16 December 2018
 
2.00pm
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Amsterdam Avenue & 112th Street
New York
10025
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$40 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director


COLONIAL CHRISTMAS
The Grand Tour
England & the Colonies

EM/NY’s annual holiday appearances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine are perennial sold-out events. Dr. Renz presents stirring 18th-century New England shape-note anthems and hymns heartily sung by his men’s vocal ensemble, generously spiked with English country dance tunes played by a lively band of fiddle, flute, and bass.
 
13 December 2018 until 16 December 2018
 
Birmingham
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
On Stage - choral festival

Britain's second largest city and Europe's 8th most populous metropolitan city, Birmingham has got a perfect location, right at the heart of Britain, with only one hour and a half by train from London and just one hour to Shakespeare's home, Stratford-upon-Avon.
 
19 December 2018
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£10 - £50
Britten Sinfonia - Handel's Messiah

Britten Sinfonia
Jacqueline Shave, violin/director
Sophie Bevan, soprano
Iestyn Davies, countertenor
Allan Clayton, tenor
Roderick Williams, baritone
Britten Sinfonia Voices
Eamonn Dougan, Britten Sinfonia Voices director

Handel: Messiah

Britten Sinfonia are joined by a scintillating line-up of some of the UK’s finest singers for a festive performance of Handel’s thrilling and jubilant Messiah. With its brilliant arias and magnificent choruses, it is easy to see why Handel’s emotionally charged portrayal of biblical scenes is a popular fixture on many people’s Christmas calendar.
 
23 December 2018
 
2.00pm
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Amsterdam Avenue & 112th Street
New York
10025
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$40 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director


COLONIAL CHRISTMAS
The Grand Tour
England & the Colonies

EM/NY’s annual holiday appearances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine are perennial sold-out events. Dr. Renz presents stirring 18th-century New England shape-note anthems and hymns heartily sung by his men’s vocal ensemble, generously spiked with English country dance tunes played by a lively band of fiddle, flute, and bass.
 
25 December 2018
 
2.00pm
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Amsterdam Avenue & 112th Street
New York
10025
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$50 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director

COLONIAL CHRISTMAS
The Grand Tour
England & the Colonies

EM/NY's annual holiday appearances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine are perennial sold-out events. Dr. Renz presents stirring 18th-century New England shape-note anthems and hymns heartily sung by his men's vocal ensemble, generously spiked with English country dance tunes played by a lively band of fiddle, flute, and bass.
 
5.00pm
Cathedral of Saint John the Divine
Amsterdam Avenue & 112th Street
New York
10025
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$40 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
COLONIAL CHRISTMAS

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director

COLONIAL CHRISTMAS
The Grand Tour
England & the Colonies

EM/NY’s annual holiday appearances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine are perennial sold-out events. Dr. Renz presents stirring 18th-century New England shape-note anthems and hymns heartily sung by his men’s vocal ensemble, generously spiked with English country dance tunes played by a lively band of fiddle, flute, and bass.
 
17 January 2019
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£15 - £40
Britten Sinfonia - Elder conducts Mahler and Brahms

Britten Sinfonia
Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Anna Stephany, mezzo-soprano

Britten: Suite on English Folk Tunes
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

Brahms as Brahms wished it to be heard: Sir Mark Elder joins Britten Sinfonia for the second instalment of their Brahms Symphony Cycle, paired with Mahler songs and Britten’s last completed orchestral work .

Sir Mark Elder conducts Brahms’s radiant and bucolic 2nd symphony, in the second year of an acclaimed four-year symphony cycle. The cycle borrows from the spirit of early performances of the works by performing them with the musical forces that Brahms intended, to ‘exhilarating’ effect (The Times). The concert also traces a poetic line from Brahms’s symphonic Romanticism to more intimate evocations of poetry, love and nature in Mahler’s emotionally charged Songs for a Wayfarer, and Britten’s Suite on English Folk Tunes, the composer’s last completed orchestral work.
 
20 January 2019
 
3pm
Bushey Academy
London Road
Bushey
WD23 3AA
United Kingdom

Details:
Box Office
Web site
+44 (0)7467 248 258

£18, £15, £1 children (£1 discount online)
New Year Classics

Fenella Humphreys, violin
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Elgar: Overture 'Froissart', Op 19
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47
Dvorak: Symphony No 8 in G, Op 88

2018/19 Bushey Symphony Orchestra Season | Concert II

 
11 January 2019 until 26 January 2019
 
Teatru Manoel
Valletta
Malta

Details:
Web site
Valletta International Baroque Festival

 
14 February 2019 until 18 February 2019
 
Princeton
NJ
United States of America

Details:
Web site
Sing'n'Joy - the American international choral festival

After the overwhelming success of the first edition in February 2017 Princeton, New Jersey will again become a meeting point for choirs from all over the globe in 2019. In the world of choral singing Princeton, the city located south of New York is well known for being the home of the Westminster Choir College, one of the world's leading music schools.
 
2 March 2019
 
7.30pm
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Central Park West & 68th Street
New York
10023
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$40 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
THE GRAND TOUR -- GERMANY Bach Progeny

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director

With a great composer for a father, best to learn everything he knows, then go one’s own way. Johann Sebastian Bach’s four composer sons distinguished themselves in an evolving musical landscape. Works by Bach progeny Wilhelm Friedemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel, Johann Christoph Friedrich and Johann Christian show just how far apples can fall from the tree.
 
16 March 2019
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£25 - £35
Britten Sinfonia - Brad Mehldau Piano Concerto

Britten Sinfonia
Brad Mehldau, piano

Brad Mehldau: Piano Concerto

One of the great improvisers of contemporary jazz piano, Brad Mehldau premieres a new piano concerto, commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and the Barbican.

Brad is a pianist that’s really able to get under the skin of the music. He finds new beauty in old melodies – not just with jazz standard, but also in his interpretations of Bach, Bluegrass and Radiohead.
 
17 March 2019
 
3pm
The Purcell School
Aldenham Road
Bushey
WD23 2TS
United Kingdom

Details:
Box Office
Web site
+44 (0)7467 248 258

£18, £15, £1 (children) (£1 discount online)
Classical Masters

Alim Beisembayev, piano
Bushey Symphony Orchestra
George Vass, conductor

Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style in C, D591
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37
Mozart: Symphony No 38 in D, K 504 'Prague'

2018/19 Bushey Symphony Orchestra Season | Concert III

 
13 March 2019 until 17 March 2019
 
Rome
Italy

Details:
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MRF Music Festivals: Choirs and Orchestras

8th International choir and orchestra festival in Rome (Italy)
 
3 April 2019 until 7 April 2019
 
Porec
Istria
Croatia

Details:
Web site
MRF Music Festivals: choirs and orchestras

9th International festival of choirs and orchestras in Porec (Istria, Croatia)
 
11 April 2019
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court, Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH
United Kingdom

Details:
Barbican Box Office
Web site
E-mail
02076388891

£15 - £35
Britten Sinfonia/Independent Opera - A Sheen of Dew on Flowers

Britten Sinfonia
Independent Opera
Natalie Murray Beale, conductor

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 (Scottish)
Joby Talbot: A Sheen of Dew on Flowers

The first public performance of Joby Talbot’s new cantata, commissioned by Independent Opera, which sets love poetry from across the ages.

Celebrating the bi-centenary of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s birth Britten Sinfonia and Independent Opera join forces to present the first public performance of Joby Talbot’s new cantata, A Sheen of Dew on Flowers. Setting some of the most beautiful love poetry from across the ages including works by Tennyson, Shelley, John Donne and Izumi Shikibu this new work will celebrate one of the greatest and enduring marriages in history.
 
4 May 2019
 
7.30pm
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Central Park West & 68th Street
New York
10023
United States of America

Details:
Web site
E-mail
2122800330

$40 ($20 students w/ID, day of)
THE GRAND TOUR -- ITALY Corelli to Vivaldi

Early Music Foundation
Presents

Early Music New York
Frederick Renz, Director

EM/NY concludes its Grand Tour with spring in sunny Italy, where the light that pervades its visual art suffuses its music as well. Corelli and Vivaldi concertos, sinfonias and overtures will frame a program enriched by contributions from such composers as Domenico Scarlatti (his virtuosic keyboard sonatas recast as concerti grossi by Charles Avison).
 
1 May 2019 until 5 May 2019
 
Calella
Costa Barcelona
Spain

Details:
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MRF Music Festivals: choirs and orchestras

8th International choir and orchestra festival in Calella on the Costa Barcelona (Spain).
 


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