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Complete Diary of Events 2019


Thursday 7th November

Exhibition:
10:30 - 17:30
Instrument makers, music publishers, shops, organisations and education.
Blackheath Halls

Admission
Adults £10.00, 2 day ticket - £15.00, 3 day ticket - £20.00;
Concessions: £8, £12, £16, Children under 14 and Full Time Students Free
Advance 3 Day Ticket £12 - Click Here

Makers Demonstration Recital: Mollenhauer Recorders with Nik Tarasov
10:45 - 11:25

St Michael & All Angels Church, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Concert: Tinka Pypker - Anders Muskens Duo
13:00 - 14:00
A Favourite Collection of Songs for the Soprano Voice and Forte-Piano

Tinka Pypker (soprano) and Anders Muskens (fortepiano), joint winners of the 2018 Early Music Young Ensemble Competition, return to Blackheath to perform their winner's recital.The duo began collaborating together at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. They work together on solo cantatas, court airs, and lieder for soprano and keyboard spanning the 18th and early 19th century.

Programme:
C.F. Zelter: "Margarethe", lied
F. Schubert: "Gretchen im Zwinger" D. 564, lied
Carl Loewe:  "Scene aus Faust" (6 gesange der Sehnsucht, op. 9, no. 1), lied
A. Muskens - "The Rejected Lover", song, new composition
F. Schubert D. 786 - "Viola", lied
J. Haydn: Arianna a naxos Hob XXVIb:2, cantata
St Michael & All Angels Church
Tickets £10
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Recorder Workshop: Sarah Jeffery
13:00 - 14:30
"Get the most out of your Practice"
- suitable for intermediate + players!
Participants should bring a recorder (descant, treble or tenor) to try techniques out. Level: intermediate to advanced/conservatoire
St Michael & All Angels Church (Main Hall) Blackheath
Tickets £15 (Students £10)
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Performers Platform: Olwen Foulkes
14:30 - 15:10

Olwen Foulkes and Barn Cottage Records CD Launch Programme. Music by Baston, Paisible, Grano, Finger, Vivaldi, Sammartini, Locke, Tollet and Corelli. Recorder, Strings, Theorbo and Harpishcord.
St Michael & All Angels Church, Blackheath
Admission free with Exhibition ticket


Recorder Workshop: Sarah Jeffery
15:30 - 17:30
"8-foot Playing - suitable for intermediate + players!"

Ensemble playing from the tenor down to the contrabass, including square Paetzold bass recorders. Anyone who likes a lower sound is welcome to bring their instruments and join.
St Michael & All Angels Church (Main Hall) Blackheath
Tickets £15 (Students £10)
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Concert: Solomon's Knot
19:30 - 21:30
Fear & Hope

Taking these ever-present emotions as common ground, Solomon’s Knot places vocal music by Schütz and Schein, under the shadow of the Thirty Years War, alongside Latin works by Tallis and Byrd, Catholics in a shifting religious and political landscape.

Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)
Herr, auf dich traue ich, SWV 377
Eile mich, Gott, zu erretten, SWV 282
Was betrübst du dich, meine Seele, SWV 335
Ich liege und schlafe, SWV 310
Die mit Tränen säen, SWV 378
Die Furcht des Herren, SWV 318

Johann Hermann Schein (1586–1630)
from «Israelsbrünnlein» (1623):
Siehe, nach Trost war mir sehr bange

Heinrich Schütz (1585–1672)
Wann unsre Augen schlafen ein, SWV 316

Johann Kuhnau (1660–1722)
Tristis est anima mea

Johann Hermann Schein (1586–1630)
from «Israelsbrünnlein» (1623):
Lehre uns bedenken

Interval

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Voluntary in D minor for Double Organ, Z.719

Thomas Tallis (1505–1585)
Lamentationes Jeremiae, 1. Teil

Matthew Locke (c 1621-1677)
Melothesia
Voluntary No. 5 in G major

Thomas Tallis (1505–1585)
In jejunio et fletu

Matthew Locke
Melothesia
Voluntary No. 3 in A minor

William Byrd (1538–1623)
from «cantiones sacrae» (1575):
Tristitia et anxietas

Matthew Locke
Melothesia
Voluntary No. 2 in F major

William Byrd (1538–1623)
from «cantiones sacrae» (1575):
Ne irascaris Domine

Sopranos - Clare Lloyd-Griffiths,
Jessica Gillingwater
Alto - Kate Symonds-Joy
Tenor - James Robinson
Bass - Jonathan Sells
Organ - Pawel Siwczak

St Michael & All Angels Church, Blackheath
Tickets £22
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Friday 8th November

Exhibition:
10:00 - 17:00
Instrument makers, music publishers, shops, organisations and education.
Blackheath Halls

Admission
Adults £10.00, 2 day ticket - £15.00
Concessions: £8, £12, £16, Children under 14 and Full Time Students Free
Advance 3 Day Ticket £12 - Click Here

Makers Demonstration Recital: TBC
10:30 - 11:10

St Michael & All Angels Church, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Makers Demonstration Recital: Mollenhauer Recorders with Nik Tarasov
11:30 - 12:10

St Michael & All Angels Church, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Performers Platform: Parandrus
12:30 - 13:10

Musical narratives of love gone wrong, from the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
Recorders: Charlotte Barbour-Condini, Daniel Swani, Grace Shih
Voice: Sarah Anne Champion
St Michael & All Angels Church, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Competition: Moeck/Society of Recorder Players Solo Recorder Competition Finals
13:00 - 16:30
Adjudicators: Michael Form, Sarah Jeffery and Lucy Russell
16:20 - Results and Presentation of Prizes
All Saints Church, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Performers Platform: Royal College of Music
13:45 - 14:25

Students from Historical Performance at the Royal College of Music.
Programme:
Couperin: Les Concerts Royaux, n°1 in G Major:
Prélude, Allemande, Sarabande, Gavotte, Gigue, Menuet
(Andres Villalobos – baroque oboe, Luke Challinor - viola da Gamba, Apolline Khou - harpsichord)
Sammartini: Sonata in G major for recorder and basso continuo op. 2 no 4 Andante, Allegro, Affettuoso, Allegro Assai
(Matyas Houf – recorder, Sarah Small – viola da gamba, Dominika Maszczynska – harpsichord)
Fasch: Sonata à 4 FaWV N:D1  Largo, Allegro, Largo, Allegro
(Beth Stone – baroque flute, Maxim Del Mar – baroque violin, Tristan Lambert – baroque bassoon, Luke Challinor – viola da gamba, Apolline Khou - harpsichord)
St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Performers Platform: TBC
14:45 - 15:25
St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath
Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Concert: Red Priest
19:30-21:30
Truly, Madly Baroque

Piers Adams – Recorders
Adam Summerhayes – Violin
Angela East – Cello
David Wright – Harpsichord

After their recent foray into the world of gypsy music with their classical- chart-topping Baroque Bohemians project, Red Priest return to their origins with a stunning programme of truly baroque classics, arranged and performed with their trademark energy, virtuosity and (in the best baroque sense) madness!
Programme to include:
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto no. 5, Vivaldi – Concerto for Four Violins, Albinoni – Oboe Concerto Op9/2,
Tartini– The Devil’s Trill Sonata
And works by Pachabel, Locatelli, Eccles, Sanz and others
St Michael & All Angels Church
Tickets £18
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Saturday 9th November

Exhibition:
10:00 - 17:00
Instrument makers, music publishers, shops, organisations and education.
Blackheath Halls

Admission
Adults £10.00
Concessions: £8, £12, £16, Children under 14 and Full Time Students Free
Advance 3 Day Ticket £12 - Click Here

Makers Demonstration Recital: Musicroom Workshop
10:45 - 11:25
Andrew Durand presents two fabulous square pianos from the 1790s made by the foremost English piano maker Adam Beyer. Performed by Dr. Penelope Cave and her duet partner Dr. Katrina Faulds.
St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath

Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Concert: Elizabeth Kenny
13:00 - 14:00
Metamorphosis
Music for lute and theorbo by Kapsberger, Dowland and Nico Muhly

Kapsberger’s Il Primo Libro d’Intavolatura di Liuto appeared in 1611, the same year as Robert Dowland’s A Varietie of Lute Lessons.  In both books, old and new voices collide; mellifluous counterpoint slides towards improvisatory harmony and back again. Lutes themselves were changing:  the new theorbo or chitarrone added visual drama and an extended bass range, but it continued to coexist happily with its older, smaller cousin.  It’s always been an instrument that looked forward, weaving old and new together, and Nico Muhly’s wonderful Berceuse explores wonderful new sound worlds.
St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath
Tickets: £15
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Performers Platform: Chethams School of Music
14:45 - 15:25
In their anniversary year, students and alumni from Chetham’s present an eclectic programme of chamber and cantata works, directed by Dr Martyn Shaw
St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath
Admission free with Exhibition ticket

Concert: Palisander
18:00 - 19:00
Double, Double, Toil & Trouble

Joint Winners of the 2018 Early Music Young Ensemble Competition return to perform their winner’s recital.
Lydia Gosnell - Recorders

Miriam Nerval - Recorders

Caoimhe de Paor - Recorders

Elspeth Robertson - Recorders

Throughout the ages, music and magic have been intrinsically linked. In this programme Palisander explore music’s historic relationship with the wider magical spectrum: including elements of mathematics, philosophy, nature, religion and the occult. The repertoire varies from surviving 13th Century hymns to new compositions for the group based on surviving melodic fragments noted by Renaissance astronomers. Alongside composers such as Hildegard von Bingen, J.S. Bach and Anthony Holborne, the programme additionally includes exciting new arrangements created by Palisander of composers rarely heard on the recorder, such as Tartini. Palisander’s imaginative staging and presentation, combined with atmospheric employment of extended techniques, creates as magical experience for the audience!
St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath,
Tickets: £12
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Concert: Thomas Tallis Society Choir and Orchestra of The Sixteen
19:30 - 21:45

Celestial Conflict & Resolution

Cantatas and motets by JS Bach and JC Bach.
Thomas Tallis Society Choir
Orchestra of The Sixteen
St Alfege Church, Greenwich
Tickets: £20/£14
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All information is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to change programmes and/or artists without notice as necessary.

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