DIARY OF EVENTS
NB. listing is no guarantee that the workshop or concert will take place. Please check before committing.
11 Gawain Glenton: Felix Austiae: music from Habsburg Vienna, Voices and instruments (A=440); Quaker Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TX.
15 James Weeks; Majesty and Magnificence: Andrea Gabrieli and Orlando di Lasso; voices and instruments (A=440); Didsbury Baptist church, Beaver Rd, Manchester M20 6SX
13 George Parris, Sweelinck & Scheidt, voices and instruments, Sale
17 Angus Smith; Byrd 400th, Chester
23 Grace Barton, Recorders, Chester?
14 Peter Syrus, Morales, Guerrero & Victoria, voices and instruments.
11 David Hatcher, voices and instruments, near Manchester.
Please send information to: email@example.com. I actively research workshops of contiguous EMFs (BMEMF, EMFScotland, MEMF, NEEMF), Benslow, Jackdaws, Lacock, Rondo & West Dean. For other Summer Schools and workshops see the Contacts section and https://earlymusicdiary.org.uk/.
3-5 Higham Hall. Handel: His Life and Music
4 Come & Sing Coronation Anthems, St Mary’s Church, Nantwich, CW5 5RQ http://www.nantwichchoral.org.uk/programme/20222023/come-and-sing-2023/
4 Singing Byrd + Spem in Alium with Jeffrey Skidmore, Ex Cathedra, His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts and Linarol Consort. 3 pm, CBSO Centre, Birmingham. 0121 780 3333, www.bmusic.co.uk .
6 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. A Celebration of Early Keyboard Instruments: introduction to maintenance with Andrew Wooderson, harpsichord masterclass with Steven Davine, evening concert www.bcu.ac.uk/conservatoire/events-calendar
6-9 Benslow. Consorting Viols with Alison Crum, Peter Wendland.
9 Bach Choir Online choral workshop 6.30pm. Bach St John Passion (David Hill) www.thebachchoir.org.uk
10-12 Jackdaws. The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas.
11 Come & Sing Music by the Bach Family, Quaker Meeting House, Lancaster, LA1 1TX. https://www.levenschoir.net/dbpage.php?pg=view&dbase=events&id=157740
11 NEEMF. My Heart is Inditing; settings by Purcell and Handel; voices & instruments (A=440) with Christopher Roberts, Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Rd, York YO23 1BW
11-12 Dorset Bach Cantata Club with Chris Brown.
13-17 Cambridge Woodwind Makers; Recorder making with Tim Cranmore.
17-19 Hawkwood College, Viol Consorts with Jane Francis & David Hatcher
17-19 Baroque Style for String Players, Dartington, Totnes, Devon. https://www.dartington.org/event/baroque-style-for-string-players/
20-23 Halsway Manor; Piva – Real Roots! – late 16th century popular traditional music.
24 Come and Sing Messiah with Ben England and Mark Strachan, RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester. https://choiroftheearth.com/messiah-tour
24-26 Hawkwood College, Friends of I Fagiolini Weekend; Orazio Benevoli – a mass for several choirs with Robert Hollingworth.
25 MEMF. Improvisation; The Noodle Factory for singers and instruments (A=440) with Paula Chateauneuf, Dorridge Village Hall, Grange Road, Dorridge, B93 8QA
25-27 Rondo Viol Academy, Advanced course, St Katharine’s, Parmoor.
26 – 2 Mar. Run by Singers. More Mournful Music with Rory McCleery, Sarum College, Salisbury. ‘Miserable’ music from the Elizabethan Age of Melancholy (Gibbons, Byrd).
2-5 West Dean. English Art Song 1600–2000 with Michael Fields and Evelyn Tubb
3-5 Benslow. Song of Songs: Consort Music, with Giles Underwood, Carys Lane. Renaissance settings of the Song of Songs; Palestrina, Gombert, Lassus, Clemens non Papa, De Rore. Praetorius.
4 NEEMF, A Bouquet of Composers for voices and instruments, A= 440 Hz, with Peter Wendland. St Benedict’s RC Church, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1PX
4 BMEMF, Instrumentalists’ workshop with Stephanie Dyer. Yarpole Parish Hall, Green Lane, Yarpole HR6 0BL
5-10 Lacock. Singing in Cádiz; Lamentations by Victoria and other Spanish renaissance music for Lent, with Gabriel Díaz
6-9 Benslow. Springtime Recorders with Alyson Lewin, Caroline Jones.
9/10-12 Benslow. Lute Fest with Jakob Lindberg, Jacob Heringman, Lynda Sayce, Matthew Spring, Sara Stowe, Sam Chapman
10-12 Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla c1590-1664 Missa Mexicana Chamber Weekender https://www.platinumconsort.com/missamexicana.html
10-12 West Dean, Recorder consort weekend with Helen Hooker (Intermediate)
11 Society of Recorder Players, West Riding Branch, playday with Terry Smurthwaite, St Columba’s URC, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2DH. firstname.lastname@example.org
16 Come and Sing Messiah, St George’s Church, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne. https://choiroftheearth.com/messiah-tour
18 Come & Sing Handel Oratorio Choruses, St Margaret’s, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5LA.
18 Come and Sing Messiah, St Cuthbert’s, Edinburgh. https://choiroftheearth.com/messiah-tour
21 11:00 – 12:00, Early Music Day Online Medieval Singing Workshop in celebration of Early Music Day, with Clare Norburn. https://www.thetelling.co.uk/events/early-music-day-online-medieval-women-singing-workshop
25 Come & Sing Vivaldi Gloria, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral L3 5TQ. https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/metcathedral/vivaldi-gloria/e-qzlpqv
25 MEMF. The Music of Robert Parsons for singers with Bill Carslake, Coton Centre, Comberford Road, Tamworth, B79 9AA
25 BMEMF. Queen of Heaven Rejoice! Iberians in Rome: music of Cristobal de Morales & Vicente Lusitano, for singers with Rory McCleery. John Abel Room, Grange Court, Leominster HR6 8NL
25-26 Medieval Music in the Dales online Festival. https://www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk/
30 – 6 April. Easter Recorder Course, The Hayes, Swanwick, Derbyshire. http://www.recordersforall.org.uk/
2 NEEMF Northern Performing Day, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle
2-4 Rondo Viol Academy, Elementary, Lower Intermediate, Pre-formed Consorts, St Katharine’s, Parmoor.
3-12 West Dean. Instrument making – Renaissance or Baroque viols, with Renate Fink (waiting list)
6 Great works: Allegri’s Miserere Online with Edward Breen; the history of this work. 1100-1300. https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/great-works-allegri-s-miserere
10-14 Benslow. Baroque Opera: The Judgement of Paris by John Weldon, with Julian Perkins, Judy Tarling, Henrik Persson, Nick Shaw.
12-16 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice with Jeremy Jackman
15 NEEMF. Byrd 4 Part Mass for singers, with Deborah Catterall, Clements Hall York
15-21 Easter Early Music Course, Monmouth. https://easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk
23 NEEMF ‘Day Out’ playing day, Temple Newsam, Leeds.
2-4 Rondo Viol Academy, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, Shepherd’s Dene
5-7 Higham Hall. Viol playing weekend with Elizabeth Dodd / Recorder playing weekend with Philip Gruar. Friendly courses appealing to players at any level, though confident at playing one to a part. Opportunities for players to mix and match between the two courses.
12-14 Benslow. Voices and Viols, with Alison Crum, Peter Syrus
13 BMEMF, Byrd Quatercentenary for singers with David Skinner, Stockenny, New Radnor
13 Society of Recorder Players, West Riding Branch, playday with Anne Martin; works of William Byrd; St Columba’s URC, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2DH. email@example.com
13-14 Dorset Bach Cantata Club with Chris Brown.
14-21 Run by Singers. A week in Granada with David Ogden
20 MEMF. Music from Rome for voices and bass strings (A=440) with Peter Leech, Barnt Green Church Hall, Parish Centre, Sandhills Road, Barnt Green, Birmingham, B45 8NR
21-26 Lacock. Singing in Skipton: Senfl, Schein, Scheidt and Schütz with Justin Doyle
22-25 Benslow. Renaissance Polyphony, with Jeremy West, Gareth Wilson
29 – 1 June Benslow. Gregorian Chant: The Joys of Singing with John Rowlands-Pritchard
3 MEMF. Sweelinck and Scheidt for voices and instruments (A=440) with George Parris
10 BMEMF, for singers and instrumentalists with George Parris (including AGM).
11-17 Lacock. Music at Monteconero; music of four of Palestrina’s successors, in a former monastery overlooking the Adriatic, with Eamonn Dougan
18-25 Run by Singers. Voyage to Puglia with David Skinner.
19-22 Benslow. Baroque Strings: From Bologna to Rome with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Claire Williams
2-9 Run by Singers. Sounds of Sweden with Neil Ferris.
9-16 Run by Singers. Ghent Early Music Week with David Allinson.
16-21 Lacock. Edinburgh Early Music Week; sacred Renaissance music in Scotland with Rory McCleery.
22-29 Dartington Summer School – Week 1, Dartington, Totnes, Devon. Vocal ensembles, medieval music, renaissance wind ensembles, viol music, chamber music, lute tuition, early keyboard classes etc.
29 – 5 Aug. Norvis Early Music Summer School; for recorders, viols, lutes, harpsichords, baroque strings and voices. Barnard Castle School, Newgate, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8UN.
29 – 5 Aug. Dartington Summer School – Week 2, Dartington, Totnes, Devon. Choir and vocal ensembles, baroque orchestra, recorder classes, chamber music, keyboard tuition, vocal tuition etc.
30 – 5 Aug. Beauchamp Early Music Week, Malvern College, for voices and renaissance instruments. Booking opens January 2023. https://glosacadmusic.org/sessions-and-ensembles/adults/adult-holiday-courses/
30 – 6 Aug. Cambridge Early Music renaissance course https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/renaissance-week/
7-11 Summer Baroque Instrumental Course for aspiring professional baroque instrumentalists, Laidlaw Music Centre, St Andrews. https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/music/all/short-courses/baroque-course/
11-13 Run by Singers. Sing something different with Matt Finch, Jo Sercombe.
13-20 Baroque Music Week
13-20 Run by Singers. Assisi Summer School with Rory McCleery.
19-26 Irish Recorder and Viol Course, Termonfechin, Co. Louth. https://irishrecorderandviolcourse.org/
21-25 The Historically Informed Summer School, Bishop Burton College, York Road, Bishop Burton near Beverley.
27-31 Run by Singers. Summer in Salisbury with David Ogden
27 – 1 Sept. Lacock. Gourdon, SW France, Josquin des Prez dans son époque with Rory Wainright Johnson.
1-3 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross.
3-10 Run by Singers. Music from the Sistine Chapel with David Skinner.
5-7 Medieval Music in the Dales Summer School, The Jonas Centre Redmire, Leyburn
8-10 Medieval Music in the Dales Festival, Bolton Castle Nr Leyburn, North Yorkshire
8-10 Jackdaws. The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas.
9 & 10 MEMF. Two Byrd Workshop days for voices and instruments with Ali Kinder, Solihull?
11-17 Lacock. Trogir (Dalmatia); Renaissance choral music with Patrick Craig.
14-16/17 Rondo Viol Academy, Elementary, Lower Intermediate, Pre-formed Consorts, Yarnfield Park.
16 BMEMF, for singers with David Allinson, Titley Village Hall.
23 The Sixteen Choral Workshop: Blackburn Cathedral.
7 MEMF. Mysterious Motets from 1539 for voices with Patrick Allies.
20-22 Rondo Viol Academy, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, St Katharine’s, Parmoor
23-27 Lacock. Dartmouth Music Week; Josquin, Willaert and Mouton with Bill Carslake
4 MEMF. Thomas Weelkes for voices with Will Dawes and Katie Banks
2-6 Run by Singers. Advent in Dresden with Jeremy Jackman
Contacts for workshops
BMEMF, 01568 780559, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bmemf.org.uk
BREMF Brighton Early Music Festival, www.bremf.org.uk
Cambridge Early Music, https://www.CambridgeEarlyMusic.org
Cambridge Woodwind Makers. www.cambridgewoodwindmakers.org
Consort de Danse. http://www.ukbaroquedance.com Philippa Waite, 07976 374482.
Dartington Summer School. https://www.dartington.org/whats-on/programme/summer-school/priority-booking/
Dorset Bach Cantata Club, Sturminster Newton High School, Bath road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT. http://www.dorsetbach.org.uk/, 01935 425383.
Historical Dance and Music Summer School; https://historicaldance.org.uk/summer-school
Medieval Music in the Dales, www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk
NORVIS, Northumbrian Recorder & Viol Summer School, https://www.norvis.org.uk
Recorders For All www.recordersforall.org.uk
Recorder Summer School, http://recordersummerschool.org.uk/
Rondo Viol Academy. http://www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk
Run by Singers. www.runbysingers.org 01462 893972, Suite 2, Coach House Cloisters, 10 Hitchin Street, Baldock, Herts, SG7 6AE .
Schola Gregoriana, 47 Western Park Road, Leicester, LE3 6HQ, www.scholagregoriana.org e-Mail: email@example.com
Scottish Recorder Course. https://scottishrecordercourse.wordpress.com/
SEMF, www.semf.org.uk , firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to the Hon. Secretary, SEMF, 31 Woodlands Avenue, Redhill, Surrey RH1 6EX
Sherborne Summer School of Music, Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP. http://www.sherbornesummerschoolofmusic.org/courses.html
The Sixteen, https://thesixteen.com/events
VdGS (Viola de Gamba Society), www.vdgs.org.uk