For a list of their concerts, recitals and educational events
over the next few months go to http://www.hexachordia.com/seeuslive.html
Summary of Upcoming Concerts in 2018
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons arranged in the 18th Century for Recorder and Harpsichord
and works by Handel and Vivaldi
St Mary’s Church, Ely
19.30 - 21.15
Wimpole Estate, Arrington
Saturday 30 June
19.00 - 21.30
St Andrew’s Church,
Introducing children to Vivaldi
Wicken Fen (9th June),
Benslow Music (29th July), Stapleford Granary (27th October)
For full details and
booking go to their Events
François Couperin | Jean Philippe Rameau | Arcangelo Corelli |Louis-Nicolas Clérambault
The Bach Players
at the Octagon Chapel,
This year the summer
concert explores the contest between the two different styles of music in
17th & 18th century
As well as ensemble
pieces, the programme features some solo harpsichord pieces played on the
Gotto instrument by Silas Wollston.
Tickets: £17.50 & £14 Students: £5 (on the door only) Under-18s: free
online, from Ticket Source
and on the door
Next concert: 11 October:
J.S. Bach's The Musical Offering, with works by Buxtehude and Pachelbel.
Saturday 7 July at
St Peter Hungate,
The early music trio, Hexachordia presents an informal concert which brings to life the musical scene under Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Playing on a wide range of authentic copies of original instruments from Tudor era such as the harp, recorders, lute and viols, the group performs pieces that would have been played by court musicians (as well as by the two great monarchs themselves, both of whom were accomplished musicians), noble families, and performers in the streets and taverns. In between the music, members of Hexachordia will introduce and demonstrate the various instruments they play.
Suitable for all ages. Free admission
Please let me know if you
have any difficulty in booking tickets as I am trying out a
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.
Easter at King’s – a popular series of Easter concerts and services with a substantial Early Music element, in and around
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
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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