Concerts at St. Mary's Church

Concerts at St. Mary's Church

20th January
Amnesty International Concert


George Wilkes violoncello
Antoine Mitchell conductor
Lutoslawsk Mala Suita
Elgar Cello concerto in e minor
Mozart Masonic Funeral Music
Schubert Symphony no 8 in b minor (unfinished)

23rd January
Leamington Early Music Series

The Gesualdo Six

Director Owain Park
The Flower of the Italian Madrigal

The Gesualdo Six is a young, vocal consort specialising in the performance of Renaissance music. For their Warwick debut, they will be singing a programme of sacred and secular music from Italy’s Golden Age, featuring works by Palestrina, Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Lassus, Anerio, Vecchi, de Rore, Marenzio, de Macque, Massaino, Giovanelli and Malvezzi.

27th January
Armonico Consort

Director: Christopher Monks
Biber Missa Salisburgensis à 53

Biber’s Salzburg Mass is the largest surviving composition of sacred baroque music.
The manuscript was first found in the home of a greengrocer in the 1870s in Salzburg and was originally thought to have been composed by Benevoli. In the mid-1970s the musicologist Hintermaier proved that the Missa had been written by Heinrich Biber, most probably in 1682 for the celebrations marking the 1100th anniversary of the archdiocese of Salzburg.

10th February
Collegium Warwick

Ron Binnie Guest Conductor
Handel Alexander’s Feast

20th February
Leamington Early Music Series


Belinda Sykes voice, bagpipes, director
Angela Hicks voice, harp
Mary Robertson fidel, voice
Louise Anna Duggan dulcimer, percussion, voice
Guy Schalom percussion
The Enchantress of Seville

Joglaresa explores the roots of flamenco, Arabic ballads, Judeo-Spanish romanzas and ancient Christian chant. With medieval and traditional instruments from Southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, Joglaresa perform a colourful and timeless kaleidoscope of music connecting the Occident to the Orient, and the eleventh century and our times.
Concert supported by The Arts Society Royal Leamington Spa

10th March
Coventry Philharmonic Choir
St Matthew Passion J S Bach

Wendy Whyte Soprano
Imogen Russell Soprano
Margaret Parker Alto
Matthew Sandy Tenor
Benjamin Lewis Baritone
Conductor Steven Russell

13th March
Leamington Early Music Series

The Bach Players

Rachel Elliott soprano
Nicolette Moonen and Anna Curzon violins
Anne Schumann viola
Kinga Gaborjarni cello and gamba
Sarah McMahon cello
Music for Easter

Boccherini’s Stabat Mater, composed in 1781, is the core work in a deeply moving programme as we prepare for Easter. It is complemented by movements from Haydn’s Seven Last Words of 1785 and earlier music by Johann Fischer (1646-1716).

17th March
Soul Music
Da Capo a cappella chamber choir

A cappella Lenten choral music to feed and uplift the soul.
The solemnity of the season will be brought to life in sublimely resonant pieces from the 16th century to the present day, in the historic setting of St Mary's Church.
All proceeds to the restoration fund for the landmark tower of St Mary's.
Ticket price includes programme and a glass of wine or soft drink.

14th April
The St James’s Singers and Players
Mozart Requiem and Haydn Theresienmesse

Helen Neeves Soprano
Alexandra Gibson Contralto
Ed Harrisson Tenor
Jack Holton Bass
Conductor Julian Harris

19th May
The Nelson Consort

(8-part a cappella choir)
Oliver Hancock Director

23rd June - 7pm start
Singing for Pleasure Concert with Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir

25th June - 1pm start
Concert by The Albany First United Methodist Church Choir, Oregan and Gold Coast Chorus, California

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