DIARY OF EVENTS
NWEMF Workshops 2020
15/02 Zielenski, for voices, brass, winds, continuo. Tutor: Graham O’Reilly. Hoylake Chapel
21/03 For recorders. Tutor: Marion Scott. Cilcain.
18/04 Usper et al. for voices and instruments. Morley Green Club. Tutor: Roger Wilkes.
09/05 H Praetorius/Schutz/Bianci for voices and instruments. Tutor: Stephanie Muncey-Dyer
20/06 15th century for voices. Tutor: Peter Syrus.
11 BMEMF. Buxtehude: Jesu Membra Nostri, for voices and bowed instruments, with Paul Spicer. The Lion Ballroom, Leominster
11-16 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Baroque oboe making.
16/17-19 Benslow; Baroque Chamber Music at A=415 (3/2-night options). Tutors: Theresa Caudle, Mark Caudle, Robin Bigwood, Stephen Preston, Kate Latham
18 MEMF. Majesty and Magnificence: Orlandi di Lasso & Andrea Gabieli; for voices, with James Weekes. St Faith & St. Lawrence church, Harborne, Birmingham
18 O Magnum Mysterium (Palestrina, Victoria, Poulenc, Lauridsen, Busto) come & sing workshop with Sinfonia Chorale & Richard Roddis, Beeston, Nottingham. www.sinfoniachorale.uk
18 EMFS Choirs, St Michael and All Saints Church, Brougham Street,Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH. 10am – 1pm Advanced Choir: Requiem in F minor – Heinrich Biber. 1:45 – 4:30pm EMFS Choir: A French Requiem – Charpentier’s Messe des morts à 4 voix. Singers can attend morning, afternoon or both sessions. Half-day session is £12 (EMFS members), £15 (non-members), £5 (students and low incomes). Full-day rate of £20 / £25 / £8. Contact email@example.com
20-23 Benslow; Consorting Viols. Tutors: Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
23-27 Facsimile for Advanced Recorder Players, Victoria House, Lyme Regis, Dorset, with Philip Thorby. http://www.recordercourseslyme.com/2020%20courses.html
23-27 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Jacqueline Sorel.
24-26 Dances of the French Renaissance Courts; High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire; The Historical Dance Society; https://swemf.org.uk/event/1993/
25 NEEMF; Music for an Archduke for loud and soft renaissance winds; polychoral compositions from late C16th Austria and Italy in the Regensburg manuscript; with Tim Bayley; Clements Hall, Nunthorpe Road, York, YO23 1BW; 10 for 10.30 – 4.30.
31 – 2 Feb. Recorder Orchestra Weekend, Halsway Manor, Somerset, for confident ensemble Players.
12-14 Recorders at Rydal, Foundation and Lower Intermediate with Mary Tyers. Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX, firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 015394 32050. More details: www.marytyers.co.uk
14-16 Hurdy Gurdy Weekend, Halsway Manor, Somerset, hosted by Claire Dugué
14-16 Jackdaws. The City Musick with William Lyons and Richard Thomas; Intermediate.
14-16 Hawkwood College, Viol Consorts Workshop with Jane Francis and David Hatcher.
15 EMFS. St Michael and All Saints Church, Brougham Street, Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH, 10am – 4:30pm. EMFS Choirs, details as for Saturday 18 January.
16-22 Lacock. Singing in Castara, a small fishing village in Tobago, with Justin Doyle.
21-23 Benslow; West Gallery Music. Tutor: Francis Roads
22 MEMF. Palestrina: Master of the Parody Mass; for voices with David Allinson. St. Nicholas Church, Warwick.
22 NEEMF. Dido and Aeneas, Purcell’s wonderful compelling opera, with John Hancorn, for singers, strings and continuo (A=415). Jesmond URC, Burdon Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3AE.
23-27 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Jacqueline Sorel.
24-26 PIVA – Real Roots! Halsway Manor, Somerset, Late 16th Century popular traditional music
28 – 2 Mar West Dean. English Art Song 1600–2000; Evelyn Tubb, Michael Fields (full).
1 Try for a Day: Early Dance: 10:00 to 16:00, Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH, UK. 017687 76276, email@example.com . Simple Court Dances (e.g. Slow, stately Pavan, lively Galliard) from Elizabethan England and Renaissance Italy and an C18th Minuet. With Elizabeth Dodd. www.highamhall.com/elizabeth-dodd , £66 (inc. lunch and refreshments).
2-5 Benslow; Springtime Recorders. Tutors: Alyson Lewin, Caroline Jones
5/6-8 Benslow; LuteFest (3/2-night options). Tutors: Nigel North, Michal Gondko, Lynda Sayce, Roy Marks, Jeni Melia
13-15 Benslow; Consort Singing and Original Sources: William Byrd and Thomas Tallis. Tutors: Rory McCleery, Edmund Saddington.
13-15 West Dean. Recorder consort weekend with Helen Hooker.
14 NEEMF. Machaut and the Magic of the Medieval; for all voices and instruments, ancient & modern, A=440, with Lizzie Gutteridge. Burley in Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main St, Burley, Ilkley LS29 7DT; 10 for 10.30 – 4.30.
14 EMFS. St Michael and All Saints Church, Brougham Street, Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9JH, 10am – 4:30pm. EMFS Choirs, details as for Saturday 18 January.
16-18 Benslow; Division Musick and More (for advanced viol players and intermediate to advanced lute players) with Pellingmans’ Saraband.
18-22 Run by Singers. The Glory of Venice with Will Dawes.
20-22 Higham. Viol consorts, especially Gibbons and Lawes, with Elizabeth Dodd.
20-22 Higham. Recorder consorts, mainly Renaissance, with Philip Gruar.
21 MEMF. Workshop for voices & baroque instruments (A=415), with Will Carslake. Coton Centre, Tamworth.
21 BMEMF. Music for the Salamander King. Composers at the court of François I of France – Mouton, Lheretier and Gascogne, for singers, with Andrew Kirkman. Holy Trinity Church, Hereford.
23-27 Cambridge Woodwind Makers. Recorder Making with Tim Cranmore.
24-28 Trio Sonatas for Advanced Players. Victoria House, Lyme Regis, Dorset; with Tom Beets and Joris van Goethem. https://swemf.org.uk/event/1587/
26 – 2 Apr. Easter Recorder Course, The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Alfreton, Derbyshire. www.recordersforall.org.uk
27-29 Rondo Viol Academy. Advanced. Hothorpe Hall
31 – 5 Apr. Chalemie. Early music, dance, Commedia, costume.
3 – 9 The Easter Early Music Course in Monmouth (formerly held in Ascot). www.easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk
6-15 West Dean. Musical Instrument Making: traditional stringed and keyboard instruments.
13-19 Benslow Baroque opera; Rameau.
17-19 SRP National Recorder Festival, Ipswich. www.srp.org.uk/national-festival
17-19 Halsway Manor. Playford weekend.
24-26 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate, The Beeches
26 NEEMF performing day at Temple Newsam; an opportunity to hear music performed by NEEMF members and their friends throughout the day.
8-10 Benslow; Fugues for Fun (upper indermediate / advanced harpsichord). Tutor: Penelope Cave
8-10 Jackdaws. Singing Handel with Rosa Mannion.
8-10 Recorders at Rydal, Upper Intermediate and Advanced, with Mary Tyers. firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 015394 32050.
9 MEMF. Hail Queen of Heaven for Voices with Will Dawes.
11-13 Benslow; Advanced Harpsichord Accompaniment. Tutor: Robin Bigwood
15-17 Benslow; Voices and Viols. Tutors: Alison Crum, Peter Syrus
17-22 Lacock. Ambleside Music Week: music by Juan Esquivel including the eight-part Missa Ut re mi fa so la, with Eamonn Dougan.
17-24 Run by Singers. Avila Early Music Week with David Allinson.
18-21 Benslow; Schütz’s Psalms of David with music by Andrea and Giovanni Gabrieli. Tutors: David Ireson, Jeremy West, Rogers Covey-Crump
23 NEEMF. Baroque Instrumental Groups Day – a workshop for groups with Rachel Brown (flute and recorder), Adrian Butterfield (violin). Monkseaton Middle School, Whitley Bay
26-28 Dillington House Recorder course, near Ilminster, Somerset, with Helen Hooker.
30 BMEMF. Byrd and his circle – his colleagues and models for singers with Sally Dunkley. Assembly Rooms, Presteigne
30 Beverley Early Music Festival, Choral Workshop with members of Stile Antico; Beverley Minster Parish Hall, 10:00 – 16:00. https://www.stileantico.co.uk/concerts
1-4 Benslow; Baroque Orchestra: Purcell, Arne and Boyce (A=415). Tutors: Oliver Webber, Mark Caudle, Oliver-John Ruthven
5-7 Benslow; Introduction to the Harpsichord: Baroque Style for Pianists. Tutor: Penelope Cave
13 MEMF. Handel: Judas Maccabeus; for voices and instruments with Justin Doyle.
13 NEEMF. Workshop for singers, with Rory McCleery: Infelix Ego – Recusant masterpieces by Byrd, Tallis & De Monte. Clements Hall York.
29 – 5 July. 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, with Gabriel Crouch
5 BMEMF; workshop for singers and instrumentalists with Justin Doyle. Stockenny, New Radnor
6-8 Benslow; Baroque Trio Sonatas with Da Camera. Tutors: Emma Murphy, Susanna Pell, Mie Hayashi
12-17 Benslow; The International Viol Summer School. Tutors: Alison Crum, Ibi Aziz, Roy Marks, Peter Wendland
12-17 Lacock; Singing in Edinburgh, with Rory McCleery. Renaissance music including the 19-part O bone Jesu and Missa Dum sacrum mysterium of Robet Carver and music by Peebles, Josquin and Jachet of Mantua
14-21 Longborough Festival Opera 2020; Longborough, Moreton-in-Marsh; Monteverdi: The Return of Ulysses. https://swemf.org.uk/event/1686/
26 – 2 Aug. Cambridge Early Music Baroque Summer School, St Catharine’s College Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RL. Baroque Dresden: The Musical Melting Pot – The Parley of Instruments with Peter Holman (course director & continuo), Judy Tarling (upper strings), Mark Caudle (lower strings), Gail Hennessy (woodwind) and Philip Thorby (voices). https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/baroque-week-baroque-dresden.html
1-8 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.
1-8 Recorder Summer School, Bishop Burton. http://recordersummerschool.org.uk
2-8 Beauchamp. Rendcomb College near Cirencester. O Quam Gloriosum. Director: David Hatcher, Tutors: David Allinson, Sue Addison. For singers and players of Renaissance instruments, exploring music inspired by the saints. 4 tutor-led sessions each full day, all meals provided, accommodation available on site. Contact Anne on 01989 218432, email@example.com, or www.glosacadmusic.org
2-9 Cambridge Early Music Renaissance Summer School, St Catharine’s College, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RL. The Triumphs of Maximilian: Music from the time of Emperor Maximilian I – Courtiers of Grace with Gawain Glenton (course co-director & cornetto), Clare Wilkinson (course codirector & voice), Uri Smilansky (viols & recorders), William Lyons (flutes, recorders, reeds & pipes), Jacob Heringman (lutes). https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/renaissance-week-the-triumphs-of-maximilian.html
2-9 Run by Singers. Assisi Summer School; unaccompanied Renaissance polyphony with David Skinner.
10-13 Benslow. Baroque Buffet: Baroque on modern instruments, with Julia Bishop, Sophie Middleditch, Julian Perkins.
10-13 Benslow. Madrigal and PartSong Summer School with James Oldfield, Stephen Meakins
15-22 Irish Recorder and Viol Course, County Louth. www.irishrecorderandviolcourse.org
16-22 Higham Hall Early Music Summer School.
16-23 Baroque Week. The Grand Tour: Italy.
17-21 HISS 2020. Bishop Burton College, Beverley, HU17 8QG, East Yorkshire. 10th Anniversary. http://www.hiss.org.uk/
23-28 Run by Singers. Lincoln Summer School; Renaissance Masterpieces with David Allinson.
30 – 6 Sept. Run by Singers. Early Music Week, Burgos, northern Spain with Rory McCleery.
4-6 Jackdaws. Stylish Baroque with Theresa Caudle and Alastair Ross; Advanced.
6-11 Lacock. Trogir Music Week: Renaissance choral music with Patrick Craig.
10-13 Medieval Music in the Dales, Bolton Castle & Redmire.
11-13 Benslow. RecorderFest with Alyson Lewin, Jean McCreery, Caroline Jones.
13 MEMF. Workshop for voices with Jeffrey Skidmore.
13-20. Run by Singers. Eternal music of the Eternal City, Rome, with David Skinner.
14-17 Benslow. English Lute Songs old and new with Clare Wilkinson, Michael Solomon Williams, Jacob Heringman
18-20 Recorders at Rydal, Foundation and Lower Intermediate with Mary Tyers. Rydal Hall, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9LX, firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 015394 32050. More details: www.marytyers.co.uk
19 NEEMF. Sisters of Ferrara workshop (female voice polyphony) with Prof. Laurie Stras. Clements Hall, York.
21-24 Benslow. Magnificat: sacred music by Charpentier, with Theresa Caudle, William Carslake
21-27 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.
2-4 Rondo Viol Academy. Intermediate and Upper Intermediate. Hothorpe Hall
3 BMEMF. Workshop for singers with David Allinson. St Mary the Virgin, Shrewsbury.
5-7 Benslow. Recorder Consorts with Consortium5 (Oonagh Lee, Kathryn Corrigan)
9-11 Benslow. Harmoniemusik with Boxwood and Brass, with Emily Worthington, Robert Percival, Martin Lawrence
24 BMEMF. Workshop for recorder players with Mary Tyers. Yarpole Parish Hall.
6-8 Rondo Viol Academy. Elementary and Lower Intermediate; also Pre-formed Consorts, The Hayes
13-15 Benslow. The Women Troubadours with Leah Stuttard
16-19 Benslow. Harpsichord workshop with Claire Williams
19/20-22 Benslow. Consorting Viols (3/2 night options) with Alison Crum, Roy Marks, Ibi Aziz, Peter Wendland
Contacts for workshops
Baroque Dance Workshop. Lis Talbott 01587 829072, email@example.com
Brighton Early Music Festival, www.bremf.org.uk
Cambridge Early Music, https://www.cambridgeearlymusic.org/summer-schools.html
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.
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), www.hiss.org.uk
Historical Dance and Music Summer School; http://historicaldance.org.uk/summerschool/
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
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, 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