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December 2016

Medium messiah

Handel's Messiah: come & sing + concert

Saturday 3 December, 7.00 am

Heath Street Choir (Joe Wagott, director)
with The Bach Players (Nicolette Moonen, leader)

Heath Street Baptist Church, 84 Heath Street, London NW3 1DN

The Bach Players join Heath Street Choir in a come & sing day, leading to a concert performance of Handel’s Messiah in the evening. Soloists include Rachel Elliott (soprano). This is in aid of the Panzi Hospital, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Find out more

Medium christmas concert

Christmas concert

Saturday 17 December, 8.15 pm

Paaskerk Baarn, Oude Utrechtseweg 4a, 3743 KN Baarn, The Netherlands

An anthology of seasonal music from Advent to Christmas, from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, and from all over Europe Find out more

February 2017

Medium pour le souper du roi

Pour le souper du roi

Sunday 12 February, 6.30 pm

St Michael’s Church, 
Cobham Close, Battersea
, London SW11 6SP

This programme paints a musical picture of the chamber music presented to Louis XIV by his favourite composers. Composers who were allowed into the inner circle of the king were given the title ‘musicien pour la chambre du Roy’: their tasks included providing music for the king in his private rooms. Some of the best chamber music of the period was written for these occasions. Find out more

Medium pour le souper du roi

Pour le souper du roi

Wednesday 15 February, 7.30 pm

Dorset County Museum Concert Society, Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA

This programme paints a musical picture of the chamber music presented to Louis XIV by his favourite composers. Composers who were allowed into the inner circle of the king were given the title ‘musicien pour la chambre du Roy’: their tasks included providing music for the king in his private rooms. Some of the best chamber music of the period was written for these occasions. Find out more

March 2017

Medium stabat mater 2013

Stabat Mater

Thursday 9 March, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

In praise of the Virgin Mary: Pergolesi’s setting of the Stabat Mater text, the Concerto Madrigalesco by Vivaldi and one of his Sonatas al Santo Sepolcro, and a Mystery Sonata by Biber Find out more

Medium stabat mater 2013

Stabat Mater

Saturday 25 March, 7.30 pm

St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 1NU

In praise of the Virgin Mary: Pergolesi’s setting of the Stabat Mater text, the Concerto Madrigalesco by Vivaldi and one of his Sonatas al Santo Sepolcro, and a Mystery Sonata by Biber Find out more

May 2017

Medium stabat mater 2013

Stabat Mater

Saturday 6 May, 7.30 pm

Cambridge Early Music: Festival of the Voice

In praise of the Virgin Mary: Pergolesi’s setting of the Stabat Mater text, the Concerto Madrigalesco by Vivaldi and one of his Sonatas al Santo Sepolcro, and a Mystery Sonata by Biber Find out more

July 2017

Medium in the company of gods

In the Company of Gods: music by François Couperin, Marin Marais, and Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

Wednesday 5 July, 7.00 pm

Burgh House, New End Square, Hampstead, London NW3 1LT

Private music written for Louis XIV by composers who were all given a place among the gods on Mount Parnassus Find out more

Medium in the company of gods

In the Company of Gods: music by François Couperin, Marin Marais, and Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

Friday 7 July, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

Private music written for Louis XIV by composers who were all given a place among the gods on Mount Parnassus Find out more

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