Eboracum Baroque are joined by Horrible Histories author, Terry Deary in this magical new production of Purcell's semi-opera, King Arthur. Bring a rug or something to sit on and relax with a picnic in the beautiful Old Rectory Restaurant Garden.
Sat 02 Jul 2016
Wimpole Estate, Cambs. Please meet at the entrance to the Old Rectory Restaurant Garden.
In this semi-staged performance, hear some of Henry Purcell's greatest music sung and performed by some of the top young professional singers and instrumentalists in the UK. The performance will be given on period instruments in order to recreate the sound of the Baroque era. Terry Deary, acting as narrator, will guide the audience through the opera in what will be an evening for all the family. Come and hear the tale of King Arthur complete with singing British warriors and magical spirits.
Booking essential. Booking details: Call 0844 2491895
Event ticket prices: Adult £20.00 Child
Jill Davies (ex-EEMF member) announces two
Saturday 10 September 2016
Fitzwilliam College Chapel,
Admission free, retiring collection
Read more: http://froberger2016.webnode.com
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
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.
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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