Thursday 30 September, 7pm
St Marys' Church

Elizabeth Kenny, theorbo

Jane Gordon, violin

Matthew Truscott, violin

Jonathan Manson, bass viol

Robert Howarth, harpsichord,

Theatre of the Ayre 'Musick al'Italliana'

English and Italian Trio Sonatas

from the Seventeenth Century

operatic ambition in chamber form

 

Music by Henry Purcell, John Blow,

Nicola Matteis and Arcangelo Corelli

Friday 1 October, 7pm
St Marys' Church
Two Quartets in Concert
 
Heath Quartet

Oliver Heath, violin
Sara Wolstenholme, violin
Gary Pomeroy, viola
Christopher Murray, 'cello

and 
Eusebius String Quartet

Beatrice Phillips, violin

Venetia Jollands, violin

Hannah Shaw, viola

Hannah Sloane, 'cello 

Joseph Haydn Opus 74 No 1

 Erwin Schulhoff  Five Pieces for String Quartet

INTERVAL

Robert Schumann String Quartet No 2 in F major

Felix Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major, Opus 20

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Saturday 2 October, 3.30pm
The Goods Shed
Handel in London
A Lecture by
Dame Jane Glover DBE

 

A valuable insight into how Britain’s favourite adopted composer created his operas and oratorios.

Renowned conductor Jane Glover has performed Handel’s music all over the world, and is the author of the acclaimed book Handel in London. Hear how this most charismatic
of Baroque composers produced an astonishing abundance of the finest music while mastering the tempestuous rivalries and subterfuges of the operatic scene in Georgian London.

Saturday 2 October, 6.30pm
St Marys' Church
Gala Concert and World Premiere
featuring

Jonathan Cohen, director

Carolyn Sampson, soprano

Tim Mead, countertenor

Players from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

led by Margaret Faultless, violin

 

Love Songs, Duets

and operatic interludes by GF Handel

Henry Purcell:  Trio Sonata

 Michael Berkeley: Touch Light 

followed by the World Premiere of

Two as One

"an outstanding pianist in every degree" - The Guardian
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Sunday 3 October, 5pm
St Marys' Church
Pavel Kolesnikov

Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen Opus 15

Ludwig van Beethoven:

  Piano Sonata No 30 in E major, Opus 109

INTERVAL

Johann Sebastian Bach: 

Goldberg Variations BWV988