For a list of their concerts, recitals and educational events go
20th October - Blondel
Blondel prepare to launch their album “Of Arms and a Woman”, a
chronicle of love, loss, chivalry and memory, which contains works by Dufay,
Binchois, Bedyngham, Morton, Ciconia, Landini and Machaut performed on
shawms, slide trumpet, recorders, sackbut, bagpipes and percussion.
1st December - The York Waits "Make we Joye in this fest" Seasonal favourites on a huge array of Renaissance instruments from shawms & sackbuts through consorts of crumhorns and recorders to harp, fiddles and gittern along with Deborah Catterall on vocals.
The Story Orchestra: ‘Four Seasons in One Day’. Introducing children to Vivaldi
Stapleford Granary, Cambs.
Handel's Messiah by Candlelight at St Andrew's Church, Wimpole, Cambs. on Friday 7th December at 7pm
Handel's Messiah by
Candlelight at Great St Mary's Church,
A Baroque Christmas at
Bury St Edmunds Guildhall on Sunday 9th and Wednesday 19th December at and
Cambridge Early Music concerts – this widely acclaimed series features leading ensembles and soloists, and runs throughout the year, supplementing the summer schools. Details of the programme are available on the website.
The summer schools have a Bursary scheme to assist students, and contributions are invited. Click here for details.
Suffolk Villages Festival Renaissance, Baroque and Classical music for voices and period instruments in beautiful old East Anglian churches during the August bank holiday weekend and at other times
Easter at King’s – a popular series of Easter concerts and services with a substantial Early Music element, in and around Cambridge
Baroque – specializing
in original and lively interpretations of music by popular and less well known
Musick Rediscover’d – Kathleen Berg and Alan Morris perform music from about 1550 to 1800, in costume.
The King of Hearts, Norwich
NR3 1LJ – this has now closed down, but the building remains available for hire
and concerts. Details of the building
and the Anteros Arts Foundation which now runs it
The East Anglian Academy – for those interested in the organ and early keyboard music
A series of concerts is presented each year in Framlingham and the surrounding area.
Eboracum Baroque put on many Early
Music concerts in
Chamber Opera is a venture at
In 2007 the initial opera was Handel’s Xerxes (review).
In 2009 Monteverdi's Orfeo was performed over five nights plus a matinée at the ADC Theatre in
In 2012 Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas was performed in an all-student production.
Cambridge Handel Opera was founded with the intention of presenting fully-staged productions of Handel’s operas, in English, every two years in the West Road Concert Hall. Recent productions have included Ariodante, Agrippina and Atalanta.
The Company has been wound up in its present form upon the retirement of Andrew Jones. It is hoped to establish a new Company with similar aims if a new Musical Director can be found.
Out of area
South West London
Loki Music is run by
William Summers, an EEMF member. It organises concerts and education events
involving historically informed music, working with experienced musicians and
teachers to run performances, coaching sessions and workshops. The principal
venues are Lovekyn Chapel [Kingston Grammar School - opposite main School building
- London Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6PY] and Garrick's Temple to
Shakespeare, Garrick's Lawn, Hampton [very near TW12 2EA].
Early Music Performers in East Anglia
Early Dance groups
West Gallery Quires,
Waits and the like
Music – a
web diary of classical music concerts and events in
– a listing of early-ish music and other events in
gerontius – searchable directories of UK choirs and choral concerts, including Early Music events
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