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4 March 2020
 
7.00pm
Bob Boas House
22 Mansfield St, Marylebone
London
W1G 9NR

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The superfluous man and the bookish girl: Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

Lada Valešová and Rosamund Bartlett talk to Anna Picard about Tchaikovsky’s life and music from his miniatures for solo piano to Eugene Onegin.
 
11 March 2020
 
7.00pm
Pushkin House
5A Bloomsbury Square
London
WC1A 2TA

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OHP Young Artists Masterclass with Amanda Roocroft

Internationally celebrated for her performances in the role of Tatyana, Amanda Roocroft makes her role debut as Tatyana’s mother, Madame Larina, in Opera Holland Park’s 2020 production of Eugene Onegin.

Introduced by Donald Macleod, presenter of BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week, Amanda conducts a masterclass with singers from the 2020 Opera Holland Park Young Artists, in music including arias from Tchaikovsky’s opera.
 
12 March 2020
 
7.30pm
St Andrew Holborn
5 St Andrew Street
London
EC4A 3AF

Details:
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£15, concessions 10, available online and on the door
Genealogy of a Genius - Bach family motets

Orlando Chamber Choir
Oliver John Ruthven, organ
Lucy Goddard, director

Johann Michael Bach: Herr, wenn ich nur dich habe
Johann Michael Bach: Halt, was du hast
Johann Sebastian Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm
Johann Sebastian Bach: Ich lasse dich nicht
Johann Ludwig Bach: Das ist meine Freude
Johann Christoph Bach: Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf
Johann Christoph Bach: Herr, nun laessest du deinen Diener
Johann Christoph Bach: Der Gerechte
Johann Christoph Bach: Fuerchte dich nicht
Johann Christoph Bach: Es ist nun aus mit deinem Leben
Knut Nystedt: Immortal Bach

Orlando Chamber Choir invites you to an evening of copious counterpoint by Johann Sebastian Bach, his ancestors and their descendants. We reel you into the repertoire with "the" Bach's moving masterpiece "Komm, Jesu, komm" - but no sooner have you settled in your seat than we sing you off it with the double-choir jubilation of "Das ist meine Freude" by Bach's third cousin Johann Ludwig. Further down the family tree we find Johann Michael, Bach's father-in-law and uncle to his first wife. He intricately interweaves his motets' melodies to set hymns and Psalm texts simultaneously, creating a contemplative discourse between heavenly and earthly voices. Johann Michael's brother Johann Christoph contributes more intimately crafted compositions with madrigalian musicality and word-painting aplenty. We leave you with the hope and comfort of Bach's "Ich lasse dich nicht" which, true to its title, once heard stays with you forever. Come and marvel at the masterful motets of this phenomenal family!
 
7.30pm
St Andrew Holborn
5 St Andrew Street, London
London
EC4A 3AF

Details:
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£15, concessions £10, available online and on the door
Genealogy of a Genius - Bach family motets

Orlando Chamber Choir
Paul Plummer, organ
Lucy Goddard, director

Johann Michael Bach: Herr, wenn ich nur dich habe
Johann Michael Bach: Halt, was du hast
Johann Sebastian Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm
Johann Sebastian Bach: Ich lasse dich nicht
Johann Ludwig Bach: Das ist meine Freude
Johann Christoph Bach: Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf
Johann Christoph Bach: Herr, nun laessest du deinen Diener
Johann Christoph Bach: Der Gerechte
Johann Christoph Bach: Fuerchte dich nicht
Johann Christoph Bach: Es ist nun aus mit deinem Leben
Knut Nystedt: Immortal Bach

Orlando Chamber Choir invites you to an evening of copious counterpoint by Johann Sebastian Bach, his ancestors and their descendants. We reel you into the repertoire with "the" Bach's moving masterpiece "Komm, Jesu, komm" - but no sooner have you settled in your seat than we sing you off it with the double-choir jubilation of "Das ist meine Freude" by Bach's third cousin Johann Ludwig. Further down the family tree we find Johann Michael, Bach's father-in-law and uncle to his first wife. He intricately interweaves his motets' melodies to set hymns and Psalm texts simultaneously, creating a contemplative discourse between heavenly and earthly voices. Johann Michael's brother Johann Christoph contributes more intimately crafted compositions with madrigalian musicality and word-painting aplenty. We leave you with the hope and comfort of Bach's "Ich lasse dich nicht" which, true to its title, once heard stays with you forever. Come and marvel at the masterful motets of this phenomenal family!
 
14 March 2020
 
7.30pm
St John's Church
St John's Road, Epping
Essex
CM16 5DN

Details:
Anne Jones
Web site
E-mail
+447931972204

£12 (£10 if purchased in advance - free for children & full-time students under 25) available from www.felicitas.org.uk or www.ticketsource.co.uk
In Paradisum

Felicitas Chamber Choir presents 'In Paradisum'
Musical Director: Simon Winters; Organist: Roger Bluff

Durufle: Requiem
Allegri: Miserere
Victoria: Tenebrae Responsories (Maundy Thursday)
Alonso Lobo: Versa est in luctum

 
17 March 2020
 
7.30pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London
WC2N 4JJ

Details:
Box Office
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E-mail
+44 (0)20 7766 1100

£9, 13, 18, 25, 29
Prince: Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony and Fourth Piano Concerto

Warren Mailley-Smith, piano
Piccadilly Sinfonia

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Beethoven: Symphony No 4 in B flat
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 4 in G


The Piccadilly Sinfonia presents five concerts that celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. The second concert in the series, Prince, features Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto and his Fourth Symphony, works premiered in 1807 in a private concert at the home of Prince Franz Joseph von Lobkowitz. The concert is rounded out with masterful works by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Samuel Barber, two composers who were influenced by the works of Beethoven. Explore the fate of a man who composed for princes and kings, who ushered in a new era in classical music becoming its hero, and is remembered today as an emperor among men, one of the greatest composers of all time.
 
26 March 2020
 
7.30pm
Milton Court Concert Hall
Silk Street
London
EC2Y 9BH

Details:
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Britten: Curlew River

Benjamin Britten’s church parable is a once heard, never forgotten work.

Inspired by Japanese Noh theatre, Benjamin Britten's church parable is a truly striking work. Ian Bostridge heads a starry cast alongside Britten Sinfonia Voices and musicians.
 
27 March 2020
 
7.30pm
St Andrew's Hall
St Andrew's Plain
Norwich
NR3 1AU

Details:
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E-mail
+44 (0)1603 630000
Britten Sinfonia: Curlew River

 
28 March 2020
 
7.30pm
Saffron Hall
Audley End Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4UH

Details:
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Britten Sinfonia: Curlew River

 


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