• Fidelio at the Edinburgh International Festival

    Wednesday 10th August 2022 at 7.30pm

    Usher Hall, Edinburgh

    Philharmonia Orchestra and soloists
    Philharmonia Voices
    Aidan Oliver, chorus master
    Sir Donald Runnicles, conductor

    Ludwig van Beethoven, Fidelio (concert performance with narration)

    Further details and tickets at the Edinburgh International Festival website.

    Florestan: Clay Hilley
    Leonore: Emma Bell (replacing Jennifer Davis)
    Don Pizzarro: Markus Brück
    Rocco: Günther Groissböck
    Don Fernando/Narrator: Sir Willard White
    Jacquino: Gideon Poppe
    Marzelline: Kim-Lillian Strebel

  • Music for the Queen of Heaven at the North Norfolk Festival

    Thursday 18th August 2022 at 7.00pm

    St Mary's Church, South Creake, Norfolk

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    A programme of Marian motets by twentieth-century and contemporary composers, juxtaposed with works by two neglected composers of the Renaissance.

    Further details and tickets at the North Norfolk Music Festival website.

    Phillip Cooke, Canticum Mariae Virginis*
    Raffaella Aleotti, Congratulamini mihi omnes
    Howard Skempton, Ave Virgo sanctissima
    Raffaella Aleotti, Ego flos campi
    Rebecca Clarke, Ave Maria
    Vicente Lusitano, Sancta Mater
    Dani Howard, Unbound*
    Chloe Knibbs, Esse indubitatamente son donne*
    Raffaella Aleotti, Surge, propera amica mea
    Benjamin Britten, A Hymn to the Virgin
    Raffaella Aleotti, Vidi speciosam
    Oliver Tarney, Hymn to the Mother of God*
    Vicente Lusitano, Regina caeli laetare
    James Macmillan, Laudi alla Vergine

    * denotes Marian Consort commission

  • Music from the Sistine Chapel at the Fishguard Festival

    Tuesday 30th August 2022 at 7.30pm

    St David's Cathedral

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    Domenico Scarlatti's Stabat Mater and other works from the Sistine Chapel, alongside a new commission by Geraint Lewis

    Further details and tickets at the Fishguard Festival website.

    Felice Anerio, Ave Regina Caelorum à 8
    Gregorio Allegri, Lamentations
    Geraint Lewis, Ave Regina Caelorum (world première)
    Gregorio Allegri, Miserere mei, Deus
    Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Sicut cervus
    Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Agnus Dei from Missa Brevis
    Domenico Mazzocchi, Vide, Domine, afflictionem nostram from Sacrae Concertationes
    Felice Anerio, Ad te levavi
    Domenico Scarlatti, Stabat Mater

  • Saints and Stones at the Fishguard Festival

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 at 10.00am

    St Cwrda’s Church, Jordanston; St Rhian’s Church, Llanrhian; Capel Bach, Trefin; St Nicholas Church
    (Tour sets off from Fishguard Town Hall)

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    Local historian Richard Davies leads a guided tour of four of North Pembrokeshire’s many fascinating churches and chapels, where music will be provided by members of the Marian Consort

    Details and tickets at the Fishguard Festival website.

  • Palestrina and John Browne at the Oslo Church Music Festival

    Thursday 8th September 2022 at 7.00pm

    Oslo Cathedral

    Polyphony
    Stephen Layton, conductor

    John Browne, Stabat Mater
    Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina, Missa Papae Marcelli
    Ēriks Ešenvalds, Salutation and Sun Dogs (ii)
    Paweł Łukaszewski, Nunc dimittis

    Details and tickets at the Oslo Church Music Festival website.

  • Inspiring Bach at Lammermuir Festial

    Tuesday 13th September 2022 at 7.30pm

    St Mary's Church, Haddington

    The Marian Consort
       Rory McCleery, director
    Spiritato!
       Kinga Ujszaszi, leader and director

    Johann Pachelbel, Gott sei uns gnädig
    Johann Christoph Bach, Ach, daß ich Wassers genug hätte
    Johann Pachelbel, Christ lag in Todesbanden
    Sebastian Knüpfer, Die Turteltaube lässt sich hören
    Johann Sebastian Bach, Christ Lag in Todesbanden BWV 4
    Dieterich Buxtehude, Sonata à2
    Johann Christoph Bach, Es erhub sich ein Streit

    Further details and tickets at the Lammermuir Festival website.

  • Mozart C Minor Mass at Lammermuir Festival

    Sunday 18th September 2022 at 8.00pm

    St Mary's Church, Haddington

    Dunedin Consort and Players
    John Butt, director

    Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 80 in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "Great" Mass in C Minor K.427

    Full details and tickets at the Lammermuir Festival website.

    Lucy Crowe and Anna Dennis, sopranos
    Benjamin Hulett, tenor
    Robert Davies, bass

  • Mozart C Minor Mass in Perth

    Monday 19th September 2022 at 7.30pm

    Perth Concert Hall

    Dunedin Consort and Players
    John Butt, director

    Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 80 in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "Great" Mass in C Minor K.427

    Full details and tickets at the Perth Concert Hall/Horsecross Arts website.

    Lucy Crowe and Anna Dennis, sopranos
    Benjamin Hulett, tenor
    Robert Davies, bass

  • Nelson Mass at Hexham Abbey Music Festival

    Saturday 24th September 2022 at 7.30pm

    Hexham Abbey, Northumberland

    Hexham Abbey Festival Orchestra and Chorus
    David Murray, conductor

    Ludwig van Beethoven, Violin Concerto Op. 61
    Joseph Haydn, Missa in Angustiis ("Nelson Mass") Hob.XXII:11

    Details and tickets at the Queen's Hall website.

    Laurie Ashworth, soprano
    Clare McCaldin, mezzo-soprano
    Richard Pinkstone, tenor
    Jon Stainsby, baritone
    Bradley Creswick, violin

  • Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?

    Saturday 1st October 2022 at 7.30pm

    Lichfield Festival Chamber Music Weekend
    The Hub at St Mary's, Lichfield

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    Treasures from the manuscripts of Elizabethan England.
    Music by Tallis, Byrd, Clemens non Papa, Parsley and Giles.

    Details and tickets at the Lichfield Festival website.

  • Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?

    Saturday 8th October 2022 at 7.30pm

    St Andrew's and St George's West Church, Edinburgh

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    Treasures from the manuscripts of Elizabethan England.
    Music by Tallis, Byrd, Clemens non Papa, Parsley and Giles.

    Tickets and further details at the Georgian Concert Society website.

  • Why do I use my paper, ink and pen?

    Sunday 9th October 2022 at 3.00pm

    Little Missenden Festival
    Little Missenden Church (St John the Baptist), Buckinghamshire

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    Treasures from the manuscripts of Elizabethan England.
    Music by Tallis, Byrd, Clemens non Papa, Parsley and Giles.

    Further details and tickets at the Little Missenden Festival website.

  • Inspiring Bach at Brighton Early Music Festival

    Saturday 22nd October 2022 at 7.30pm

    St Martin's Church, Brighton

    The Marian Consort
       Rory McCleery, director
    Spiritato!
       Kinga Ujszaszi, leader and director

    Johann Pachelbel, Gott sei uns gnädig
    Johann Christoph Bach, Ach, daß ich Wassers genug hätte
    Johann Pachelbel, Christ lag in Todesbanden
    Sebastian Knüpfer, Die Turteltaube lässt sich hören
    Johann Sebastian Bach, Christ Lag in Todesbanden BWV 4
    Dieterich Buxtehude, Sonata à2
    Johann Christoph Bach, Es erhub sich ein Streit

    Further details and tickets at the Brighton Early Music Festival website.

  • Inspiring Bach at Wiltshire Music Centre

    Saturday 29th October 2022 at 7.30pm

    Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon

    The Marian Consort
       Rory McCleery, director
    Spiritato!
       Kinga Ujszaszi, leader and director

    Johann Pachelbel, Gott sei uns gnädig
    Johann Christoph Bach, Ach, daß ich Wassers genug hätte
    Johann Pachelbel, Christ lag in Todesbanden
    Sebastian Knüpfer, Die Turteltaube lässt sich hören
    Johann Sebastian Bach, Christ Lag in Todesbanden BWV 4
    Dieterich Buxtehude, Sonata à2
    Johann Christoph Bach, Es erhub sich ein Streit

    Further details and tickets at the WMC website.

  • Mozart C Minor Mass at Saffron Hall

    Saturday 19th November 2022 at 7.30pm

    Saffron Hall
    Saffron Walden, Essex

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 80 in D minor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "Great" Mass in C Minor K.427

    Full details and tickets at the Saffron Hall website.

    Lucy Crowe and Anna Dennis, sopranos
    Benjamin Hulett, tenor
    Robert Davies, bass

  • Children's Messiah in Glasgow

    Wednesday 14th December 2022 at 4.00pm

    St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    G.F. Handel, Messiah (excerpts)

  • Messiah in Glasgow

    Wednesday 14th December 2022 at 7.00pm

    St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    G.F. Handel, Messiah

    Full details and tickets at the Dunedin Consort website.

    Rachel Redmond, soprano
    Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
    Guy Cutting, tenor
    Michael Mofidian, bass-baritone

  • Children's Messiah in Lanark

    Thursday 15th December 2022 at 4.00pm

    St Mary's RC Church, Lanark

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    G.F. Handel, Messiah (excerpts)

    Full details and tickets at the Dunedin Consort website.

    Rachel Redmond, soprano
    Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
    Guy Cutting, tenor
    Michael Mofidian, bass-baritone

  • Messiah in Lanark

    Thursday 15th December 2022 at 7.00pm

    St Mary's RC Church, Lanark

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    G.F. Handel, Messiah

    Full details and tickets at the Dunedin Consort website.

    Rachel Redmond, soprano
    Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
    Guy Cutting, tenor
    Michael Mofidian, bass-baritone

  • Children's Messiah in Edinburgh

    Friday 16th December 2022 at 4.00pm

    Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    G.F. Handel, Messiah (excerpts)

    Full details and tickets at the Queen's Hall website.

    Rachel Redmond, soprano
    Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
    Guy Cutting, tenor
    Michael Mofidian, bass-baritone

  • Messiah in Edinburgh

    Friday 16th December 2022 at 7.00pm

    Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    G.F. Handel, Messiah

    Full details and tickets at the Queen's Hall website.

    Rachel Redmond, soprano
    Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
    Guy Cutting, tenor
    Michael Mofidian, bass-baritone

  • Schütz Christmas Story at Wigmore Hall

    Tuesday 20th December 2022 at 7.30pm

    Wigmore Hall, London

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    Heinrich Schütz, Weihnachtshistorie
    and other Christmas works by Schütz, Monteverdi, Gabrieli and Grandi

    Full details and tickets at the Wigmore Hall website.

    Heinrich Schütz, 'Das Wort ward Fleisch' and 'Der Engel sprach zu den Hirten' from Geistliche Chormusic Op. 11
    Alessandro Grandi Plorabo die ac nocte
    Giovanni Gabrieli, O Jesu mi dulcissime C56
    Heinrich Schütz, Hodie Christus natus est SWV 315
    David Pohle, Sonata a5 in C
    Claudio Monteverdi, Laudate pueri Dominum (Secondo) SV 271
    Giovanni Gabrieli Quem vidistis, pastores
    Heinrich Schütz Die Weihnachtshistorie (The Christmas Story) SWV 435

  • Christmas Cantatas at Wigmore Hall

    Saturday 31st December 2022 at 7.00pm

    Wigmore Hall, London

    Dunedin Consort
    John Butt, director

    Antonio Caldara, Sinfonia in C
    J.S. Bach:
       Christen, ätzet diesen Tag BWV 63
       Unser Mund sei voll Lachens BWV 110

    Full details and tickets at the Wigmore Hall website.

    Rachel Redmond, soprano
    Alex Potter, counter-tenor
    Hugo Hymas, tenor
    Robert Davies, bass-baritone