Royal Academy of Music Patron Award Winners’ Recital
May
12
7:30 PM19:30

Royal Academy of Music Patron Award Winners’ Recital

Philipp Friedrich Böddecker
Violin Sonata in D minor from Sacra Partitura

Johann Sebastian Bach
Violin Sonata in G major, BWV 1021

Giovanni Pandolfi Mealli
Sonata 'La Cesta' Op. 3 No. 2

Johann Sebastian Bach
Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, BWV 1015

Flora Curzon violin
Benedict Williams harpsichord

Thanks to the support of the Royal Academy of Music’s Patrons, this award provides a showcase opportunity for Academy students. Sally Palmer and Leo Nicholson, and Flora Curzon and Benedict Williams are the proud joint recipients of the Patrons’ Award for 2018/19, having competed with a whole host of Academy students for this highly-prized Wigmore recital.

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Traces
Feb
14
1:00 PM13:00

Traces

  • Church of St. Michael and All Angels, High Wycombe (map)
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Flauti d'echo
Tabea Debus & Olwen Foulkes recorders
Benedict Williams

Traces: A programme exploring the variety of colours that emerge when one musical line traces in the exact footsteps of another. 

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Messiah
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

Messiah

Handel Messiah

Orquesta sinfónica de Castilla y León
Cappella Amsterdam

Mary Bevan, soprano
Victoria Simmonds, mezzo
Maciej Kwasnokowski, tenor
Henry Waddington, bass

Eamonn Dougan conductor

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Brecon Baroque Festival
Oct
30
7:00 PM19:00

Brecon Baroque Festival

Brecon Baroque Festival Orchestra directed by Rachel Podger
South Powys Youth Orchestra conducted by Tim Cronin
Nicole Boardman  mezzo-soprano
Alison McGillivray  cello
Hayley Pullen  bassoon
Benedict Williams  organ
 

Albinoni - ‘Introduzione Seconda’ from Balletti a cinque (c 1702)
Vivaldi - Concerto for Violin and Organ in D minor RV 541
Vivaldi - ‘Stabat Mater’ RV 621 for Contralto, strings, continuo

Interval

SPYM
Monteverdi (arr. Nicholas Hare) - Toccata & Madrigal from L’Orfeo
G Gabrieli (arr. Chris Nex) - Plaudite Omnis Terra

BBFO
Vivaldi - Concerto for Cello and Bassoon E minor RV409
Johann Adolf Hasse (1699-1783) - Fuga and Grave in G minor (attrib. Franz Xaver Richter)

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Divertissement élégant
Jun
21
3:00 PM15:00

Divertissement élégant

A programme of French Baroque music from the Historical Performance Department directed by Lisa Beznosiuk, professor of historical flute. Knowledge and understanding of the characterful dance rhythms and elegant melodic nuances of the French Baroque are essential for the stylish performance of all eighteenth-century music. Academy Baroque Ensemble perform a colourful programme of music spanning almost 100 years. The intimate sophistication of Couperin’s Apothéose de Lully is framed by extrovert theatre dances by Lully and a selection of astonishingly inventive and ground-breaking instrumental movements from Rameau’s last opera, Les Boréades.

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Divertissement élégant
Jun
20
7:00 PM19:00

Divertissement élégant

A programme of French Baroque music from the Historical Performance Department directed by Lisa Beznosiuk, professor of historical flute. Knowledge and understanding of the characterful dance rhythms and elegant melodic nuances of the French Baroque are essential for the stylish performance of all eighteenth-century music. Academy Baroque Ensemble perform a colourful programme of music spanning almost 100 years. The intimate sophistication of Couperin’s Apothéose de Lully is framed by extrovert theatre dances by Lully and a selection of astonishingly inventive and ground-breaking instrumental movements from Rameau’s last opera, Les Boréades.

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