Musical Events

Musical Events 2017

 

 

This year the Lewes Festival of Song runs from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July.

Visit www.lewesfestivalofsong.co.uk for full details of programmes and artists, and to book tickets online.

For a quick guide to the concerts on this website, click Lewes Festival of Song

 

Thursday 25th May 1.10pm Lunchtime Recital

Brighton Chamber Ensemble

Phantasy Piano Quartet by the Brighton-born Frank Bridge, and the Trio for clarinet, cello and piano by Brahms.

Free entrance – Retiring collection – Refreshments available before and after recital

 

Saturday 24th June 7.30pm

The Esterházy Chamber Choir 

Director: Richard Dawson

Programme to include Poulenc’s Chansons françaises and Tippett’s Five Negro Spirituals from ‘A Child of Our Time’

£12 is on the door and £10 is for buying in advance. No concession rate. Under 16s free.

Tickets will be available from website and the Tourist Information Centre (as well as on the door).

http://www.esterhazychoir.org/ Twitter: @esterhazychoir Facebook: facebook.com/esterhazychoir

 

 

Thursday 29th June 1.10pm Lunchtime Recital

Charlotte Rowan (violin) and Charlotte Stevenson (piano)

Works by Wieniawski, Bloch, Milhaud and Sarasate

Free entrance – Retiring collection – Refreshments available before and after recital

Further information from www.charlotterowan.com

 

Saturday 1st July 7.30pm

East Sussex Bach Choir and Soloists with Nancy Cooley (Piano)

Director John Hancorn

G Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle

Tickets £15 and £10 from 07759 878562, online from www.bremf.org.uk/esbc or from Lewes Tourist Information Centre from mid-May. Further information from www.eastsussexbachchoir.org

 

Friday 7th July  – Sunday 9th July

Lewes Festival of Song concert

See separate listing for details

 

Thursday 27th July 1.10pm Lunchtime Recital

The Cathedral – Guitar Recital by Matthew Sear

Passacaglia – S.L Weiss, Prelude from BWV 997 – J.S Bach, La Catedral – A.B Barrios, The Road To Damascus – M.Sear

Free entrance – Retiring collection – Refreshments available before and after recital

Further information from www.matthewsearguitarist.co.uk

 

Sunday 30th July

St. Anne’s Festival Evensong at 6pm with Sussex Harmony

From 2pm, singers and musicians can enjoy and learn music in a workshop setting with Sussex Harmony, joining the Quire and Gallery Band to lead the music in the service.

For more information about this event and Sussex Harmony contact Rachel Jordan on 01273 476837 or by email: rabid27@btopenworld.com

 

Thursday 31st August 1.10pm Lunchtime Recital

Mae Heydorn (mezzo soprano) and Marisa Cornford (piano)

A programme of music by British and American composers, including works by Ivor Gurney, Frank Bridge and Amy Beach

Free entrance – Retiring collection – Refreshments available before and after recital

 

Thursday 28th September 1.10pm Lunchtime Recital

Johan de Cock (piano)

Works by Debussy, Satie, Philip Glass and R.A. Moulds, as well as popular music from the movies

Free entrance – Retiring collection – Refreshments available before and after recital

Further information from www.johandecock.com

 

Sunday 3rd December 4pm

New Sussex Singers

Sing Noel

A family celebration of Christmas music including popular favourites and some rarely heard treasures

 

Saturday 9th December 7.30pm

East Sussex Bach Choir and soloists with The Baroque Collective

Director John Hancorn

G Handel Messiah (Part 1)

M-A Charpentier Messe de Minuit

Tickets £20, £15 and £10 from 07759 878562, online from www.bremf.org.uk/esbc or from Lewes Tourist Information Centre from November 1st. Further information from www.eastsussexbachchoir.org

Sunday 10th December at 2pm

A recital of romantic piano music in aid of Freedom From Torture
to include Chopin, Debussy, Brahms and Rachmaninov
Pianist: Nancy Cooley

Tickets £15 from www.bremf.org.uk/fft
or from LTIC/ Union music store

Sunday 17th December 7.30pm

Amnesty International Concert

In the Bleak Midwinter!

Music, songs, poems, carols, mince pies and mulled wine. Come and hear local artists, performers and personalities in a celebration of Midwinter and Christmas 2017

All proceeds to Amnesty International

 

Monday 18th December 7pm

Combined Civic and St Anne’s Church Carol Service

A traditional Christmas service of readings and carols