FORTHCOMING EVENTS 2003

Thursday 4 September, 7.30 pm The Elizabethan Consort as part of the Cambridge History Festival, which takes place at Peterhouse, Cambridge from 4 to 7 September.
Speakers include: David Starkey, Beryl Bainbridge, Louis de Bernieres. Presentations by the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery and National Maritime Museum.
Entertainment by The Elizabethan Consort and The Shakespeare Revue company
Tel 01598 760 367

Saturday 13 September, 7.30 pm All Saints, Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire
'A musical cornucopia : suites, sonatas and concertos for consort and ensemble'
Wendy Hancock, Lizzie Liddle and Philip Weller with the Picardy Consort
A varied and lively selection of consort pieces for recorder quintet, trio sonatas and solos for flute and recorder with harpsichord and viola da gamba
Concert in aid of Cancer Research. Tickets price £7, £4.50 (children/unwaged) from 0115 989 2360

Wednesday 17 September, 7.30 pm Wirksworth Festival, Wirksworth Town Hall
'Flute music from the Courts of Europe' -Musica Donum Dei

Wendy Hancock, Michael Overbury, Elizabeth Liddle
This lively and light-hearted programme played on period instruments, flute, harpsichord and Baroque 'cello/viola da gamba, takes the listener on a musical tour through Europe in the eighteenth century. The performers also engage the audience in an intriguing and informative dialogue, by means of contemporary readings, explanations and anecdotes. Tickets £7, £5 concessions, from Wirksworth Post Office. Tel : (01629) 822527

Wednesday 24 September, 7.30 pm Christ Church Belper, Derbyshire
'Fairest Isle' : English Music from Purcell to Handel -Musica Donum Dei
Diane Terry, Julia Black, Wendy Hancock, Michael Sanderson, Catherine Finnis, Michael Overbury
All the vigour of late 17th-century England comes to life in songs by Purcell and Locke, a suite from The Fairy Queen and a medley of Playford's popular songs. After the interval a cantata by Handel contrasts with flute and violin sonatas by Arne and Stanley. We conclude with Arne's delightful settings of Shakespeare songs.
Tickets £5 from Diane Churchill, 01773 821514

Sunday 12 October, 7.30 pm The Voice Box, Derby, as part of the Derby Festival of Words
'Jenny Pluck Pears' - Musica Donum Dei
Diane Terry, Wendy Hancock, Michael Sanderson, Catherine Finnis, Michael Overbury
A programme of music and readings for autumn inspired by falling leaves, haymaking and Halloween! To include an exciting trio sonata for violins by Vivaldi, the Masque of the Seasons from Purcell's The Fairy Queen and a lively recorder sonata by Telemann
Tickets £8/£6 concessions from the Assembly Rooms Box Office - 01332 255800

Saturday 15 November, 7.30 pm Bach Mass in B Minor Derby Cathedral
Soloists Michelle Haslam (soprano), William Purefoy (countertenor), Rodrigo del Pozo (tenor), Christopher Dixon (bass) Derby Bach Choir, Musica Donum Dei Baroque Orchestra,
conductor Richard Roddis.
Tickets £12.50 (reserved) £10 (balcony), £8 (side aisles) & £5 students, available from Foulds, Irongate, Derby Tel: 01332 344842

Sunday 14 December, 2.30 pm Musica Donum Dei chamber ensemble.'Music from Christmas Past' afternoon concert at Holme Pierrepont Hall Radcliffe-on-Trent Nottingham. Join us to celebrate Christmas in the traditional manner.
Tickets, to include mulled wine and mince pies, £12 and £6 concessions (children/unwaged) from (0115) 9332371

For more information tel. (0115) 9226631 or e-mail : wendy@philidor.fsnet.co.uk

 

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