St Mary’s Church, Hadleigh
Philippa Hyde, Emma Bishton, Gill Wilson soprano
Helen Charlston mezzo-soprano, Daniel Auchincloss tenor, Benjamin Bevan baritone
members of Psalmody, Essex Baroque Orchestra
directed by Peter Holman harpsichord
‘endless pleasure, endless love’
John Eccles: Semele (1707) concert performance of the opera with words by William Congreve
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madrigals and verse anthems for voices and viols by Michael East
Sunday June 10th,
for five viols tell a story of love, despair, triumph and repentance, here
with pieces for voices and viols marking the 400th anniversary of his 1618
CHELYS consort of viols
‘played with passion, precision, and brilliance’ - Early Music Today
winners of the
Cambridge Early Music Prize 2017, York International Early Music Festival
Tickets £16 (under 16 £10) available from Annabel Malton 01245 360240
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Sunday 17 June at
St Peter's Church,
A touch of Tudor life will be visiting Ely when Piva
performs as part of the Isle of Ely Arts Festival.
Tickets cost £12.50 in advance from:
www.ticketsource.co.uk/piva, or £14 on the door.
Piva is a group which specialises in music from the
16th century playing on authentic reproductions of the instruments of the
period, such as shawms, curtal, bagpipes, crumhorns, violin and recorders.
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)
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booking go to their Events
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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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