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20 February 2018

7.30pm

Leamington Early Music Series

Joglaresa

Belinda Sykes voice, bagpipes, director
Angela Hicks voice, harp
Mary Robertson fidel, voice
Louise Anna Duggan dulcimer, percussion, voice
Guy Schalom percussion

The Enchantress of Seville

Joglaresa explores the roots of flamenco, Arabic ballads, Judeo-Spanish romanzas and ancient Christian chant. With medieval and traditional instruments from Southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, Joglaresa perform a colourful and timeless kaleidoscope of music connecting the Occident to the Orient, and the eleventh century and our times.

Concert supported by The Arts Society Royal Leamington Spa

 

Tickets £21.00 and £18.00 reserved central nave; £15.00 unreserved rear nave; £13.00 unreserved sides
Tickets for children and students £1.00
Book online at http://www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk, by telephone on 01926 334418
or in person at Visitors Information Centre at the Royal Pump Rooms, Parade, Leamington CV32 4AA. Open Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Tickets also on sale at St Mary’s Gift Shop, 01926 403940
 

Book for any 10 concerts (or more) and claim 10% off the total cost.

Subscribe to all six early music concerts with a choice of area:

Front Central Nave £102, save £24
Central Nave £86, save £22

www.leamingtonmusic.org

10 March 2018

7.30pm

Coventry Philharmonic Choir

St Matthew Passion  J S Bach
Wendy Whyte Soprano
Imogen Russell Soprano
Margaret Parker Alto
Matthew Sandy Tenor
Benjamin Lewis Baritone
Conductor Steven Russell

www.covphilsoc.org.uk

13 March 2018

7.30pm

Leamington Early Music Series

The Bach Players

Rachel Elliott soprano

Nicolette Moonen and Anna Curzon violins

Anne Schumann viola

Kinga Gaborjarni cello and gamba

Sarah McMahon cello

Music for Easter

Boccherini’s Stabat Mater, composed in 1781, is the core work in a deeply moving programme as we prepare for Easter. It is complemented by movements from Haydn’s Seven Last Words of 1785 and earlier music by Johann Fischer (1646-1716). 

 

Tickets £21.00 and £18.00 reserved central nave; £15.00 unreserved rear nave; £13.00 unreserved sides
Tickets for children and students £1.00
Book online at http://www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk, by telephone on 01926 334418
or in person at Visitors Information Centre at the Royal Pump Rooms, Parade, Leamington CV32 4AA. Open Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Tickets also on sale at St Mary’s Gift Shop, 01926 403940
 

Book for any 10 concerts (or more) and claim 10% off the total cost.

Subscribe to all six early music concerts with a choice of area:

Front Central Nave £102, save £24
Central Nave £86, save £22

www.leamingtonmusic.org

17th March 2018

7.30pm

Soul Music

Da Capo a cappella chamber choir

A cappella Lenten choral music to feed and uplift the soul.

 

The solemnity of the season will be brought to life in sublimely resonant pieces from the 16th century to the present day, in the historic setting of St Mary's Church.

All proceeds to the restoration fund for the landmark tower of St Mary's.

Ticket price includes programme and a glass of wine or soft drink.

 

Tickets £12.50 (under 18s free with accompanying adult) available from dacapo.warwick@gmail.com, St Mary’s Church 01926 403940 or http://www.eventbrite.co.uk

17th March 2018

7.30pm

da capo a cappella chamber choir  Soul Music

Music for Lent to feed and uplift the soul - including works by Victoria, Lotti, Tucapsky, Part and Whitacre

Tickets including refreshments £12.50, under 18s free with accompanying adult

from http://www.dacapochoir.org.uk

email:dacapo.warwick@gmail.com

or St Mary's Church 01926 403940

Supporting critical repairs to St Mary's iconic tower

14 April 2018

7.30pm

The St James’s Singers and Players 

Mozart Requiem and Haydn Theresienmesse

Helen Neeves Soprano

Alexandra Gibson Contralto

Ed Harrisson Tenor

Jack Holton Bass

Conductor Julian Harris

Tickets  £17.50 and £12.50 available from the St James’s Singers’ Box Office  07502 939498

www.stjamessingers.com

18 May 2018

1.15-2.00pm

Summer Recitals series

Liam Cartwright (Director of Music, All Saints', High Wycombe)

Admission free, retiring collection

19 May 2018

7.30pm

‘Rise up, my love’ – music for summer time…

The Nelson Consort

Oliver Hancock  Director

Programme to include:

Rise up, my love, my fair one  Healey Willan

Ave maris stella  Edvard Grieg

When Mary thru’ the garden went  Charles Villiers Stanford

Which was the Son of… Arvo Pärt

Steal Away  Trad. Spiritual arr. William Drakett 

Founded in 2014 by director Oliver Hancock, the Nelson Consort is an eight-voice chamber choir dedicated to promoting music for unaccompanied voices, drawing attention to lesser-known repertoire whilst also performing more familiar works to a very high standard.

Tickets:  Full £10, Friends/concessions £8, accompanied under 16s £1, available on the door.

www.nelsonconsort.co.uk

25 May 2018

1.15-2.00pm

Summer Recitals series

James Druce (trombone)

Admission free, retiring collection

1 June 2018

1.15-2.00pm

Summer Recitals series

Oliver Hancock (Director of Music, St Mary's Collegiate Church, Warwick)

Admission free, retiring collection

8 June 2018

1.15-2.00pm

Summer Recitals series

Richard Cook (Sub-Assistant Organist, Worcester Cathedral)

Admission free, retiring collection

9 June 2018

7.30pm

‘Let the people praise thee’ – music for a Royal occasion

Collegium Warwick

Mark Swinton Organ

Oliver Hancock Director

To celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty The Queen, Collegium offer a selection of music written for coronations and other royal occasions. The programme includes Handel’s ‘Coronation Anthems’ (written for George II), Mathias’ ‘Let the people praise thee, O God’ (written for the wedding of Charles and Diana), and more by McKie, Parry, and Elgar.

Tickets:  £13, accompanied under 16s free, available from St Mary's Gift Shop 01926 403940, or on the door.