Early Music Concerts in
Clare Hall, Cambridge Herschall Road,
Baroque music by Purcell and Rameau
Wimpole Hall, Cambs.
Saturday 20 June,
Music of Thomas Tudway
Saturday 4 July,
The Old Rectory Garden Restaurant
Handel: Acis and Galatea
£18, £9 children
Buy tickets or phone 0844 2491895
The Octagon Chapel, Colegate,
The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN
Music by three predecessors of J.S. Bach as
Kantor at St Thomas’s in Leipzig – Schein, Schelle, Kuhnau – and the first
cantata that Bach composed for his new job there: the magnificent ‘Die
Elenden sollen essen’
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.
Easter at King’s – a popular series of Easter concerts and services with a substantial Early Music element, in and around
Next SVF concerts:
Monday 25 May, 6.00 p.m. St Peter’s,
Claire Tomlin soprano, Daniel Auchincloss tenor, Giles Davies bass, Psalmody & Essex Baroque Orchestra
directed from the harpsichord by Peter Holman
MARC-ANTOINE CHARPENTIER: DAVID AND JONATHAN
Sunday 31 May, 6.00 p.m. St Mary’s Church, Boxford
Anneke Scott natural horn, Steven Devine piano
SONGS OF LOVE, WAR AND MELANCHOLY operatic fantasias and song settings for horn and piano
Norwich Baroque – specializing in original and lively interpretations of music by popular and less well known Baroque composers
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.
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.
Early Music Performers in
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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