DIARY OF EVENTS
NB. listing is no guarantee that the workshop or concert will take place. Please check before committing.
20 Elizabeth Dodd; Sinking under a sink-a-pace – can we dance to Dowland?
17 10am. John Bryan presentation on Josquin.
8 Deborah Catterall: A Deep Dive Into the Musical Mysticism of Hildegard von Bingen 1098 – 1179.
Please send information to: firstname.lastname@example.org . I actively research our own & the workshops of our contiguous EMFs (BMEMF, EMFScotland, MEMF, NEEMF), Benslow, Jackdaws, Lacock, Rondo & West Dean. Summer Schools & other workshops will only be included in the Contacts section, unless I am sent specific information by members or the organisers.
1-2 Benslow. Springtime Recorders; via Zoom with Alyson Lewin and Caroline Jones.
1-3 Benslow. Sing Along and Explore Handel’s Messiah; via Zoom with Joseph Fort.
2 SEMF 7.30. Alison Kinder How to read or play from late 16th C facsimile 2
3 Early Music @ Newcastle. Music in the North East in the 17th and 18th centuries. Kirsten Gibson & Stephanie Carter: Recreational music-making in Newcastle, 1650-1750; Roz Southey: Thomas Bewick and his connections with local musicians. www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music
4 TVEMF. David Allinson. Surrexit pastor bonus – motets of hope and resurrection by L’Héritier, Victoria and others.
5 Platinum Consort, 7pm. Jesu meine Freude at 415 https://www.platinumconsort.com/jmf.html
5-7 Benslow. Consort Singing and Original Sources: The Iberian Golden Age with Rory McCleery, Edmund Saddington, Lucy Cox CANCELLED
6 SWEMF 2.30pm. Talk by David Allinson: Old favourites revisited.
6 2.30 Rachel Harris violin masterclass – baroque repertoire for solo violin. https://www.brookstreetband.co.uk/brook-street-band-home/
6 MEMF 7pm Philip Thorby. The interweaving lives of Ganassi, Willaert, Pietro Bembo, the Aldine press etc, and the Venice they shared with the ghost of Petrarch 3. https://form.jotform.com/210494121949356
10 Early Music @ Newcastle. Organ tuning and culture. Tuning the King’s Hall organ with Jonathan Thorne; Andrew Cantrill-Fenwick: In a place of honour, organ culture in revolutionary France. www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music
11 BMEMF. Online workshop: dances from Arbeau’s Orchesographie and Holborne art music dances; for instrumentalists with Lizzie Gutteridge. 7.30pm
11/12-14 Benslow. LuteFest (3/2 night options) with Fred Jacobs, Bor Zuljan, Lynda Sayce, Roy Marks, Sara Stowe CANCELLED
12-14. West Dean. Recorder consort weekend with Helen Hooker. POSTPONED to July.
13 MEMF. 11am Robert Hollingworth – SingTheScore Extra
13 NEEMF. 2pm George Kennaway, It’s baroque, but not as we know it: C19th editions of baroque string music. £6 minimum, or more to show support for George and other musicians via Help Musicians Coronavirus Hardship Fund. Book online via https://www.cognitoforms.com/NEEMF2/ApplicationForZoomWorkshopOrTalk
13 4-5.45. Masterclass with Lisete da Silva Bull – an introduction to French baroque repertoire. Webinar Registration – Zoom
16 BMEMF 7.30 pm online; David Allinson Compare and Contrast. For singers; settings of Psalm 42 by Cardoso and Taverner.
19-21 Medieval Music in the Dales, Online. https://www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk/
20 EEMF 7pm Philip Thorby. The interweaving lives of Ganassi, Willaert, Pietro Bembo, the Aldine press etc, and the Venice they shared with the ghost of Petrarch 4
21-26 Lacock. Corsham Lamentations with Rory McCleery. POSTPONED to March 2022.
24 Early Music @ Newcastle. 11.00am; Vocal music 3. Magnus Williamson: Fayrfax@500; Eric Cross: Bach and British – 100 years of performances by the Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir. www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music.
24 Early Music @ Newcastle. 4.00pm; Terence Charlston: When is a musical source indicative of performance? A performer’s view of Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier II. www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music
25 MEMF. 7.30; Renaissance Classics for Instrumentalists (singers welcome, but may not always have words)
26-28 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, CANCELLED
27 Rondo Viol Academy. Elementary and Lower Intermediate, online.
27 MEMF. 11am Robert Hollingworth – SingTheScore Extra
28-31 Higham Hall Viol Consort Course with Elizabeth Dodd; CANCELLED
28-31 Higham Hall Recorder Consort Course with Philip Gruar; CANCELLED
29 8 pm, TVEMF Online – Patrick Craig, Stabat Mater. https://www.tvemf.org/
30 Cambridge Handel Opera 6.30. Julian Perkins and Dionysius Kyropoulos. Speaking in tones (recitative) https://cambridgehandel.org.uk/events/
31 Early Music @ Newcastle. 11.00am. Magdalena Loth-Hill (Baroque violin), John Green (harpsichord): Daniel Purcell: Sonata in F minor; Arcangelo Corelli: Sonata in A major, Op.5, No.9 with ornamentation by Festing; Michael Christian Festing: Sonata in E minor, Op 4, No 8; G F Handel: Sonata in D major, HWV 371 www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music
1 Early Music @ Newcastle. 13.15. Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir, Eric Cross (conductor). J S Bach: Lobet den Herrn, BWV 230 and works by Victoria, Hassler, Handl, Dering, Mendelssohn & MacMillan. www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music
7-12 Chalemie School at Easter presumed CANCELLED.
9-15 Easter Early Music Course, Monmouth. https://easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk/
13 SEMF 7.30pm. Laurie Stras: Dare to declare who you are – Convent music of the medieval and Renaissance periods
16 NEEMF. Sources of medieval music from the north-east of England, Zoom talk by Lisa Colton, 3pm.
17 MEMF 11am. Elam Rotem: Salamone Rossi
18 Benslow. 3-5pm online; Josquin at 500: A Remarkable Tribute Motet with Andrew Griffiths.
18-22 Benslow. The Benslow Baroque Project: Music for St Cecilia by Handel and Draghi, with Oliver-John Ruthven, Bryan White, Judy Tarling, Henrik Persson CANCELLED.
22 BMEMF 7.30 pm. Rory McCleery Compare and Contrast: Guerrero’s Ave Virgo Sanctissima, other settings of the motet, and movements from Juan Esquivel’s mass of the same name.
23-25 Rondo Viol Academy. Advanced, CANCELLED
24 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, online.
26 TVEMF. 8pm. Andrew Griffiths; Venetian music for the feast of the Ascension.
27 Cambridge Handel Opera preparing for Tamerlano 6.30. Julian Perkins and Dionysios Kyropoulos. Production dynamics https://cambridgehandel.org.uk/events/
29 Benslow. 14.00-15.30 online; Jenkins Unravelled (especially for viols) with Alison Crum.
2-4 West Dean. Viol consort music with Alison Crum; Intermediate/Advanced.
3-6 Benslow. Gregorian Chant: The Joys of Singing, with John Rowlands-Pritchard CANCELLED
5 Early Music @ Newcastle. 4.00pm; Prof. Kate van Orden: Songs in Unexpected Places: Language and Mobility in Sixteenth-Century Europe. www.ncl.ac.uk/events/live-music
7-9 Bristol Early Music Festival; All Saints, Pembroke Road, Bristol, BS8 3ED; POSTPONED to 2022 but some events online. http://bristolearlymusicfestival.uk/
8 NEEMF 10.30am-12noon, Playing Josquin – an illustrated talk with singing/playing opportunities by Zoom with Jacob Heringman
9-14 Lacock. Ambleside Music Week: music by Juan Esquivel including the eight-part Missa Ut re mi fa so la, with Eamonn Dougan.
9-16 Run by Singers. Ascension in Avila with David Allinson.
10-13 Benslow. Harpsichord Workshop with Claire Williams CANCELLED.
14-16 Benslow. Voices and Viols with Alison Crum, Peter Syrus CANCELLED.
14-16 Ninth Festival of the International Guild of Town Pipers; various locations in Worcester, UK. http://www.townwaits.org.uk/fest2021.shtml
18 TVEMF Patrick Craig; Melodramatic Motets exploring the artistic inspirations behind the vivid music of Giaches de Wert.
21-23 Benslow. Introduction to the Recorder Orchestra with Caroline Jones, Alyson Lewin.
24-27 Benslow. Schütz’s Psalms of David with music by Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli; with David Ireson, Jeremy West, Rogers Covey-Crump.
31 – 3 June. Benslow. Baroque Voice: Aria, Cantata and Song with Nicholas Clapton, Gavin Roberts
31 – 3 June. Benslow. Baroque Orchestra: Purcell, Arne and Boyce with Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Oliver-John Ruthven
5 MEMF All day workshop with Patrick Craig in Loughborough (virtual if necessary)
13-20 Run by Singers. Voyage to Odessa with Nigel Perrin.
18-20 Benslow. Fugues for Fun with Penelope Cave.
3-9 Lacock; Music at Monteconero; early Latin American music, including Lamentations by Padilla and Manuel de Sumaya and Padilla’s Circumdederunt me and Versa est in luctum, in a former mediaeval monastery on the Adriatic, directed by Gabriel Crouch.
5-7 Benslow. Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera: Emma Murphy, Susanna Pell, Mie Hayashi
11-16 Benslow. The International Viol Summer School with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland, Alison Kinder
11-16 Lacock; Singing in Edinburgh, with Rory McCleery. Renaissance music including the 19-part O bone Jesu and Missa Dum sacrum mysterium of Robert Carver and music by Peebles, Josquin and Jachet of Mantua
16-18 West Dean. Recorder playing – building technique and ensemble skills, with Helen Hooker; Intermediate.
25 – 1 Aug. Cambridge Early Music Baroque Week at Benslow: Baroque Dresden with The Parley of Instruments, Director: Peter Holman
31 – 7 Aug. Recorder Summer School, Bishop Burton. http://recordersummerschool.org.uk
31 – 7 Aug. NORVIS; celebrate 50 years of NORVIS in our new, more accessible and comfortable home in Barnard Castle, County Durham. We welcome players of recorders, viols, lutes, baroque strings, harpsichord and voices.
1-7 Beauchamp Early Music Course for singers and Renaissance instruments, Rendscomb near Cirencester. O quam gloriosum – large & small-scale music associated with saints and sainthood (David Hatcher, David Allinson & Sue Addison)
1-8 Cambridge Early Music Renaissance Week at Benslow: The Triumphs of Maximilian with Courtiers of Grace, Co-directors Clare Wilkinson, Gawain Glenton.
14-21 Irish Recorder and Viol Course in Termonfeckin near Drogheda, north of Dublin
15-22 Baroque Week. The Grand Tour: Italy; Caversham. (Theresa Caudle, Ann Allen, Amanda Babington, Clare Beesley, Zoë Cartlidge, Steven Devine, Satoko Doi-Luck, Jane Francis, David Miller, Kate Semmens)
16-19 Benslow. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on Modern Instruments with Julia Bishop, Sophie Middleditch, Julian Perkins
16-20 Historically Informed Summer School, Bishop Burton College, near Beverley, East Yorkshire. https://neemfworks.org.uk/neemfevents/admin/pages/all-events/hiss-2021
3-5 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross.
5-10 Lacock. Trogir Music Week; Renaissance choral music in an ancient Venetian port on the Croatian coast near Split, with Patrick Craig.
10-12 Jackdaws. The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas.
13-16 Benslow. Consorting Viols with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
17-19 Medieval Music in the Dales at Bolton Castle.
19-25 Lacock. Lucca Consort Week, work in small ensembles and as a double choir singing Frescobaldi’s Missa sopra l’aria della monica; with Robert Hollingworth
20-25 Benslow. The Grandeur of St Mark’s: Venetian Sacred Music by Cavalli from his “Musiche Sacre” of 1656 with Theresa Caudle, William Carslake
28 – 2 Jan Lacock. Winter School; to be confirmed
15 BMEMF. At Burton Court with Paul Spicer, for voices, recorders, bowed strings, A=440.
20-25 Lacock. Corsham Lamentations; Lenten music by Tallis, White, Parsley and Clemens with Rory McCleery
Contacts for workshops
Baroque Dance Workshop. Lis Talbott 01587 829072, email@example.com
BMEMF, Sue Russell, 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
Chalemie, Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3. www.chalemie.co.uk
Consort de Danse. http://www.ukbaroquedance.com Philippa Waite, 07976 374482.
Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT 01460 258615 email@example.com www.dillington.com
Discoed Upper House, Discoed, nr Presteigne, LD8 2NW. 01547 560369, DiscoedEarlyMusic@BTConnect.com, info@EarlyMusicInTheMarches.com
Dorset Bach Cantata Club, Sturminster Newton High School, Bath road, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1DT. http://www.dorsetbach.org.uk/, 01933 425 383.
Fiori Musicali, 01327 360931, www.fiori-musicali.com
HISS (Historically Informed Summer School), http://www.hiss.org.uk
Historical Dance and Music Summer School; http://historicaldance.org.uk/summerschool/
Lyme Recorder Courses. www.recordercourseslyme.com
Maison Verte Music, http://www.lamaisonverte.co.uk/courses/
Medieval Music in the Dales, www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk
Meeting Musicale des Monts Dore, http://www.meeting-musical-des-monts-dore.fr/
NWEMF viol weekend, https://nwemf.org/violweekend/
Orpheon Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org
Platinum Consort. https://www.platinumconsort.com/
Pro Cantione Antiqua, 01943 874649
Recorder Courses Lyme. email@example.com
Recorders For All wwwrecordersforall.org.uk
Recorders Scotland, Lynne Hope at Recorder Players, 19 West Burnside, Dollar, FK14 7DP, Scotland, UK
Recorder Summer School, http://recordersummerschool.org.uk/
Roger Wilkes, 01565 872650, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rondo Viol Academy. 07949 511619, http://www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk
Run by Singers. www.runbysingers.org 01438 840555.
Scottish Recorder Course. https://scottishrecordercourse.wordpress.com/
Tewkesbury Viol workshop: Jill Davies 01684 850112 email@example.com
The Sixteen, https://thesixteen.com/events