Events

Dates in 2015
For information on the Worcester Early Music Festival click here.

Sun 8 November 2015 workshop for young people with Joglaresa, prior to their concert for the Worcester Concert Club. More info. to follow. Partly supported by Worcestershire Early Music.
Mon-Fri 24-29 August 2015. Chipping Campden Youth Academy Orchestra Summer program.With a final concert featuring Imogen Cooper, piano. For Grade 8+. Contact.

Sat 17 Oct 2015 concert for Cambridge Society of Hereford and Worcester by the Bach Duo. If you want (limited) tickets for the concert, including a cream tea, ring Nick 01684 593563

Sat. 16 May 2015, 10.30am, the Old Police Station, Chipping Campen  Lilliput Concert as part of the Chipping Campden Music Festival. E-Tickets now available from Wegotickets or ring the Festival office 01386 849018.

Saturday 13th December Joglaresa are the performers at Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir (01291 330020).

Sun 21March 2015 3pm Bach Duo perform 'Celebrating Bach's Birthday' at Old St Martin's Church, The Cornmarket, Worcester. Worcester Early Music Festival.

Sat 13 Dec  Joglaresa perform at Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir 01291 330020
Fri. 12 Dec 7.30pm Musical and Amicable Society: Concertos for Christmas, Huntingdon Hall, Worcester.  Contact Worcester Live for tickets. 01905 611427

Wed. 10 December 8pm. Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band present folk and early music. Huntingdon Hall, Worcester. Tickets Worcester Live 01905 611427
 




Dates in 2014

18 October - David Miller (Renaissance and Baroque lutes) at St Martin's Church, London Road, Worcester WR5 2ED
01905 351748

:) 12 October - 3pm Family Concert with 'Sirinu'- Drakes Progress, at Croft Preparatory School, Alveston Hill, Loxley Rd, Stratford-upon-Avon. Adult tickets are £10 but up to 2 children are free, with additional children £5 each.
Plus Workshop at 4.-4.30pm for primary school aged children, with retiring collection.Part of the Stratford-upon-Avon Music Festival. 01789 207100

20 September - Andrew Millington (organ) at St Martin's Church, London Road, Worcester WR5 2ED
01905 351748 some Bach, then Elgar and Vierne.

Friday 29 August 2014 1.10pm Micaela Schmitz plays an organ lunchtime concert at St Swithun's, Worcester to commemorate the anniversary of the death of St John the Baptist.

19 July - Thomas Heywood (organ) at St Martin's Church, London Road, Worcester WR5 2ED
01905 351748

Thurs 12 June 3pm Concert for Upton Arts Music Group, Croome Court (Church), a National Trust Property
Tickets from Tom Foort 01684 593914 
For more info. contact Peggy Booth 01684 592678

Sat 24 May 10.30am 'Lilliput String Trio' (Kate Skeet, Kate Fawcett, and Warwick Cole) perform a 40 minute concert aimed at age 0-4 with carers. The Old Police Station, High St, Chipping Campden GL55 6HB (across from the Market Hall). Concert in the Courtroom (1st Floor). Buggy/disabled accessible via side entrance and lift. Part of Chipping Campden Music Festival. For the special box office (just for this event) click here.

Fri 25 April 7.30pm Bach Duo play 'Music for Reflection' (music of Bach, Vivaldi and others),  St Michael & All Angels Church, Church Lane, Guiting Power, Gloucestershire, GL54 5TX 01451 850232 Donation £10. Info. 01451 850232

For information about The Worcester Early Music Festival 2014 (14-15, 21-22 March 2014), click here.

Dates in 2013
:) Sun 8 December Fontanella Recorder Group present a workshop at 12:00 noon for players of all ages and abilities, plus a concert at 3pm (students prices £5 (regular £15).  01905 611427

Sat 30 Nov Lady Georgianna provide entertainment at an Enchanted Masked Ball, Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire  01246 565300

Sat 16 Nov 12.30-1.30pm  Anello Ensemble present a Lunchtime Concert: Romantic and Colourful vocal and instrumental music of the English and Italian Baroque era. At Old St Martin's in the Cornmarket, Worcester. Gwenyth Baker 01905 24246 Tickets £5

:) 9 Nov 11am I Flautisti - The London Recorder Quartet, at the Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa. £3 for children.

01926 497000
19 April 7.30pm The Bach Duo perform ''The Joy of Bach: Music sacred and secular' at St Peter's Church, Winchcombe Glos GL54 5LU including two sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord

Click on 2013 WEMW for more information about the Worcester Early Music Festival.
16 March 11am Stratford Renaissance Dance Workshop 7 Demo 7.30pm Acteon with the Harpsichord Collective
21 March 7.30pm The Hills Singers and Ensemble Mousai.
23 March 8-11pm Pride and Prejudice Ball

Dates in 2012

16 December, Lady Georgianna perform in Nottingham Christmas Market
15 December Lady Georgianna perform at Stafford's Christmas Market
22 November, Lady Georgianna perform Victorian at the NEC Festive Fair, Birmingham

24 March 7.30pm, St Edwards Church, Stow: The Bach Duo perform 'Music of Joy'. Run by Aethelmar Music. Tickets 01451 870150 (Go Stow), and 01451 830268 (Borzoi Bookshop). Tourist info. Centre, Cheltenham 01242 522878.

Tuesday 20 March at 6.30pm Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Micaela Schmitz performs Bach concerto transcriptions on the original Kirckman harpsichord.
This concert is open to Friends of the Ashmolean and their guests only. For information about becoming
a friend click here.

15-18 February
Worcester Early Music Weekend.  For details click here
Includes 15 Feb. Workshop and concert by Dodici Corde Early Romantic Guitar Duo
16 Feb. Adult workshop with Kate Fawcett
17 Feb. 'Pride and Prejudice' Ball with caller Barbara Dunn and live band
18 Feb. Concert by voice7 renaissance vocal ensemble


Dates in 2011- in reverse order; :) means 'youth or family friendly';

 
Tuesday 13 December at 7.30pm St Mary’s, Warwick
Ex Cathedra - Early Christmas Music by Candlelight
:) Student tickets £1  01926 776438
 
Thursday 8 December at 7.30pm Royal Spa Centre Studio, Leamington Spa
Mellstock Band - Rejoice All Men - Christmas in Thomas Hardy’s Time
:) Student tickets £1  01926 77643

:) Monday 5 December 5.30pm, Lickey End First School
Tudor Wedding Showcase with year 3 students from the school
Funded by Worcestershire County Council. Free

:) Thursday 1 December 5.30pm, Simon de Montfort Middle School Hall
Tudor Wedding Showcase with students from  Simon de Montfort and St Barnabas Middle Schools.
Funded by Worcestershire County Council and Wychavon District Council. Free

Tuesday 1 November at 7.30pm St Mary’s, Warwick
Joglaresa with Belinda Sykes singer – The Girls of Granada
:) Students tickets £1 01926 776438

:) Saturday 29 October 2011
Venetian Splendour
for voices and instruments. Led by Andrew Watts and Micaela Schmitz
Friends Meeting House, Worcester. For ages 11 and up, pitch A440
More info. here. To register interest ring 01386 859648.

Thursday 13 October at 7.30pm Kingsley School Hall, Leamington
I Flautisti-  Recorder Quartet – Old Impulses, New Expressions
Locke, Hotteterre, Purcell, Vivaldi, Martinu, Jan Rokyta, Kathy Dyson, Arvo Pärt
Benjamin Thorn, Matthias Maute, Frans Geysen,  Student tickets £1 01926 776438
 

Monday 12 September 2011
Start of our taster workshops in Middle Schools, for our Tudor Betrothal Project this Autumn 2011

Friday 26 August, 8pm: Pride and Prejudice August Ball
The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester  with live band 'Cats Whiskers'
and Barbara Dunn, Caller
Tickets £9 in advance from Worcester Live on 01905 611427. £10.50 on the door.
Click here to view our flyer.

at 9 July 2011, 10:30am to 5pm
Kington Choral Society - workshop for singers and instrumentalists
on Music from Henry Purcell and Michael Praetorius
led by Andrew Watts, tutor
to book contact Anne Durston-Smith 01885 410233; £10

1-2 Harvington Festival 01562 777846 (just a selection listed here)
1 July The Artisans Medeival /Rensaissance Group, 7.30pm
2 July 2011 Elizabethan dance 1-4pm

Sat 25 June (2011) 7.30pm Lady Georgianna perform at Beauchamp Community, Malvern. More info to follow.

28 May 8pm: Pride and Prejudice May Ball with
Live Band Dampier's Round and Caller Barbara Dunn
at Pershore's no. 8
Tickets £7.50 from 01386 555477

Sun 20 March (2011) 3pm Huntingdon Hall, Worcester Concert Club as part of Baroque Virtuosi: Mark Baigent (Baroque oboe), Ben Sansom (Baroque violin), Micaela Schmitz (harpsichord) and Andy Watts  (Baroque bassoon)

21-24 February (2011) Baroque Orchestra course as part of the Worcester Early Music Week.
Tutors' Concert 21st, other concerts TBC on 22-23rd Feb, Students Concert 24th February. Details and booking forms to follow.

For information on the Worcester Early Music Week (21-24 Feb 2011) click here.

Sat 29 January (2011) 7.45pm Newport Music Club.  A delightful return to the Adams Grammar School Library. The Dew-Schmitz Duo perform 'Coffee Cabaret'.

Sun 9 January (2011) 3pm Park House concerts, Cheltenham. The Bach Duo their programme featuring the D Major viola da gamba sonata and other treasures. N.b. free street parking in Charlton Park Road.

Sat 18 December (2010) 8-10.30pm, A Jane Austen Christmas Ball, The Assembly Rooms, Market Place, Cirencester. Click here for a  PDF leaflet. With Caller Barbara Dunn and Dampiers Round, with a special appearance by Lady Georgianna. Jane Austen / Regency garb is definitely encouraged but not required. Tickets from Oxboffice online or by ringing 0845 680 1926 Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm / Sat 10am - 1pm.  Do note: A free taster workshop for dance will be held Tues. 14 December 3.30-4.30pm at the Assembly Rooms.

November-December 2010 Various Victorian appearances TBC by Lady Georgianna to mark the holiday season. Watch this space, as it will be Victorian, costumed and a lot of fun. See the Lady Georgianna Dates page.

Sat 20 November (2010) the Bach Duo perform at Postlip Hall, near Winchcombe, 7.30pm . The Bach Duo perform a new programme featuring the D Major viola da gamba sonata and other delights. For tickets ring 01242 604015.
Do note if travelling from Winchcombe the venue will be 2 miles outside Winchcombe on your left. Turn at the sign not for Postlip Mill but the second one for Postlip Racing Stables. Carry on down a dirt track and a bit further will be the archway (right-ish) leading to Postlip Hall and the Tithe Barn. Drive under this and carry on past the house to park.

Redditch Recorder Festival  with Piers Adams Recorder Roadshow and The Heart of England Recorder Orchestra (HERO, Conductor Colin Touchin). For recorder players of all abilities who are aged 7 and upwards who have been playing for a minimum of a year. Cost only £10 for the day! To book ring 01905 333344

:) 31 Oct 2010 Youth Music Voices day for 14-19 year olds - an opportunity to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games through singing.

16 Oct 2010 The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival,  Lady Georgianna perform at the 'Voices Off' Stage, The Brewery. At 12 and at 3pm. Free.

Sat. 25 September, 12:00 noon. Aldwyn Voices sing at Malvern Priory as part of Autumn in Malvern. You'll never be the same after hearing Elgar's Wild Wild West ( 'Wild West Wind') !

Sun 12 Sept 2-2.30pm Lady Georgianna perform Fairytale themed songs at CBSO Centre, Birmingham as part of Artsfest

Wed 18-Sun 22 August 2010 :) Worcester Early Music Weekend. Click here for full details!

 

:) Wed. 16 June 7pm, St. Michael's Church, Broadway. Broadway Arts Festival

'The Music behind the Painting': with Russell Painter(tenor); Micaela Schmitz, (piano and alto voice); with Abigail Seabrook (mezzo soprano), Mikael Onelius (tenor) and James Davies (baritone). Join us and be transported back to 1880's Broadway... and beyond, and find out what inspired John Singer Sargent's famous painting 'Carnation Lily, Lily Rose. There may even be costumes! Suitable for ages 8 and up. 
 
:) Mon 14 June, 4-6pm , Lifford Hall, Broadway. Broadway Arts Festival.
'Touching Music History': An interactive talk on music and instruments of Sargent's Broadway .

Mon 7 June 8pm. Lady Georgianna perform 'Georgianna's Ghostly Adventures' for the Festival, Priory Church, Leominster for Leominster Festival, after regaling local school children with workshops. Tickets 01568 613286 - from 1st May 2010.

Fri 21 May  7.30pm Chipping Campden Music Festival Academy Orchestra with Handel, Concerto Grosso in B Minor Op.6 no.12; Vivaldi,  Violin Concerti; Bach Concerto for 2 Violins (performed by Nicola Benedetti and Ruth Rogers)

Fri 19 May 7.30pm  Chipping Campden Music Festival Academy Orchestra with Elizabeth Watts, soprano, featuring arias by Handel, Arne, and Mozart and rounded out by Britten's 'Illuminations' and Mozart's 'Jupiter' symphony.

Sat 24 April noonish , Bards Birthday, Stratford Upon Avon. Stratford Renassiance perform outside the Birthplace Museum

:) Sun 14 March 2010, 3pm
Red Priest : 'Johann I'm only Dancing'
Bridge House Theatre; £1 for students and school children

:) Sun 21 March 11.30am 4-Mality 'Children's Concert,'
Bridge House Theatre for 8-11 years old £3

:) Sat 13 February 10am-1pm Chipping Campden Music Festival Activity Day, St James Church Rooms
10-10.30 age 3-5 songs and games
10.30-11-age 5-7 to include percussion instruments
11-11.30 age 3-5 songs and games
11.30-1 age 7-12 to includes song, percussion and movem

Tues 9 February, 7.30pm Bach Duo perform at the Stanton Guildhouse

Sat 6 February Lady Georgianna, private party

Mon 1 February Medieval Music/Dance Workshop Day at St Peter's Primary, Bratton, Telford

 Dates in 2009- in reverse order;  :) means 'youth or family friendly'; 

Sun 6 Dec, 2.00pm:Lichfield Guildhall, Bore Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6LG
Lady Georgianna perform‘Ladies of Misrule’ in our concert format (2 halves) for the Samuel Johnson Birthplace - note it's at the Guildhall though.

:) Thurs. 4 Dec 7pm: Parkside Middle School, Bromsgrove
The launch of the Bromsgrove Waits and Bromgrove Junior Waits with the Worcester Waits. Free

Sat. 28 Nov, 7.30pm, St. Columba's (URC), Chantry Road, Moseley.
Lady Georgianna perform their new programme 'Georgianna's Ghostly Adventures' in 18th costume. Masks and cloaks (think carnival, masqued ball) are definitely encouraged!

Sat. 24 Oct, 7.30pm, St. Columba's (URC), Chantry Road, Moseley.
Lady Georgianna perform their programme 'Ladies of Misrule' in 3 sets of fabulous 18th C music.

Sat. 24 Oct, 7.30pm St. Martin's Church, London Road, Worcester are hosting a Centenary Concert.

Sat. 26 Sept, 7.30pm Philomusica perform Orff's Carmina Burana.

:) Sat 12 Sept 5.30-6pm, Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Room, Birmingham Artfest .
Lady Georgianna perform excerpts from their new Cd, 'Ladies of Misrule' . Free. Age 8 +

:) Sun 13 Sept 3-3.30pm, Birmingham Conservatoire' Recital Room, Birmingham Artfest
Lady Georgianna run a 'pirate-themed' workshop entitled Singalonga Georgianna. Age 7+

:) Friday 9 October 2009, 7.30pm, St. Helen's Church, Clifford Chambers, Stratford Upon Avon
Passacaglia Duo will perform Handel and more as part of Stratford Upon Avon Music Festival.  Tickets for chidlren 12 and under are just £2; students over 12 pay only £5.

:)Sunday 14 March 2010, 3pm Red Priest will perform for Music in the Round, at Bridge House Theatre, Myton Road, Warwick and tickets for children are only £1. Leamington Music 01926 497000  This is great value for you and a great way to introduce children to early music.
 
 

 

 

 


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