• English Music for Lent

    Saturday 9th March 2024 at 7.30pm

    St Martin's Church, Epsom

    Epsom Choral Society
    Peter Jaekel, organ
    Julian Collings, conductor

    John Stainer, The Crucifixion
    and other penitential works by English composers

    Details and tickets at the Epsom Choral Society website.

    John Stainer, The Crucifixion
    Edward Elgar, The Spirit of the Lord
    Gerald Finzi, Lo, the full, Final Sacrifice
    Herbert Howells, Like as the Hart
    John Ireland, Greater Love

  • The Language of Flowers

    Thursday 14th March 2024 at 7.00pm

    St George's Colegate, Norwich

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    An exploration of flowers and gardens in works by composers of the Spanish Renaissance, together with Benjamin Britten's Five Flower Songs and newly commissioned works.

    Further details and tickets at the Marian Consort website.

    Rodrigo de Ceballos, Hortus Conclusus
    Laura Cannell, New work (world première)
    Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, Missa 'Ego flos campi'
    Benjamin Britten, Five Flower Songs
    Sebastián de Vivanco
       Veni dilecte mi
       Surge propera
       Sicut lilium

    Leo Chadburn, New work (world première)

  • From Darkness into Light | Bach Weekend

    Friday 22nd March 2024 at 7.30pm

    Kings Place

    Brecon Baroque
    Rachel Podger, director and violin

    For the opening concert of the Kings Place Bach Weekend, a musical journey of spiritual transformation for Eastertide.

    Further details and tickets at the Kings Place website.

    Johann Sebastian Bach, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich BWV 150
    Johann Michael Bach, Ach wie sehnlich
    Dieterich Buxtehude, Ciaccona in E minor BuxWV 160 (transcribed for string quartet by Brian Clark)
    Dieterich Buxtehude, Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin BuxWV 76 and Klaglied BuxWV 76b
    Johann Sebastian Bach, Lobet den Herrn BWV 230
    Johann Michael Bach, Es ist ein großer Gewinn
    Johann Christoph Bach, Mein Freund ist mein und ich bin sein / Ciaconne from Meine Freundin ist schön
    Johann Sebastian Bach, Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 4

    Zoë Brookshaw, soprano
    Ciara Hendrick, mezzo-soprano
    Gwilym Bowen, tenor
    Jon Stainsby, baritone

    Brecon Baroque
    Rachel Podger, director and violin

  • Divine Revolutions with Daniel Pioro

    Thursday 28th March 2024 at 7.30pm

    Wigmore Hall, London

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director
    Daniel Pioro, violin

    Violinist, composer and ardent advocate for new music Daniel Pioro collaborates with the Marian Consort.

    Further details and tickets at the Wigmore Hall website.

    Hildegard of Bingen, arr. Tom Coult, O ecclesia oculi tui (world première)
    Hildegard of Bingen, arr. Daniel Pioro and the Marian Consort, O virtus Sapientie (world première)
    Nick Martin, Growth Rings (UK premiere)
    J.S. Bach, Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin BWV1004, with accompanying chorales in the Chaconne

  • St John Passion with Polyphony

    Friday 29th March 2024 at 2.30pm

    St John's, Smith Square, London

    Polyphony
    The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
    Stephen Layton, conductor

    J.S. Bach, St John Passion

    Tickets at the SJSS website.

    Nick Pritchard, Evangelist
    James Rutherford, Christus

    Rowan Pierce, soprano
    Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano
    Ruairi Bowen, tenor
    Ashley Riches, bass

  • St John Passion

    Saturday 30th March 2024 at 2.00pm

    Melrose Parish Church

    The Borders Chamber Choir and Chamber Orchestra
    Robert Marshall, conductor

    J.S. Bach, St John Passion

       (Christus and Bass arias)

  • Handel, Corelli and Ferrandini

    Wednesday 10th April 2024 at 7.30pm

    Wigmore Hall, London

    The English Concert
    Harry Bicket, director
    Emily D'Angelo, mezzo-soprano

    G.F. Handel, Donna, che in ciel HWV 233
    and works by Corelli and Ferrandini

    Tickets at the Wigmore Hall website.

    G.F. Handel, Concerto grosso in A, Op. 6 no. 11, HWV 329
    Giovanni Ferrandini, Il pianto di Maria
    Arcangelo Corelli, Concerto grosso in D, Op. 6 no. 4
    G.F. Handel, Donna, che in ciel HWV 233

  • Scattered Rhymes

    Thursday 9th May 2024 at 7.30pm

    St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen

    Dunedin Consort
    Nicholas Mulroy, director

    Settings of the Song of Songs, from the Renaissance and the present day.

    James MacMillan, Behold, you are beautiful, my love
    Gavin Bryars, A la dolce ombra
    Bianca Maria Furgeri, Ego flos campi
    Stephanie Martin, Rise up, My Love
    Tarik O’Regan, Scattered Rhymes
    Raffaella Aleotti, Surge propera
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Duo ubera tua
    Adrian Willaert, Lasso ch’i ardo
    Jacob Clemens non Papa, Ego flos campi
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Surge amica mea
    Guillaume Bouzignac, Vulnerasti cor meum
    Caroline Shaw, New work (world première; Dunedin Consort commission)
    Tomás Luis de Victoria, Vadam et circumibo civitatem

  • Scattered Rhymes

    Friday 10th May 2024 at 7.30pm

    Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

    Dunedin Consort
    Nicholas Mulroy, director

    Settings of the Song of Songs, from the Renaissance and the present day.

    Tickets via the Queen's Hall website.

    James MacMillan, Behold, you are beautiful, my love
    Gavin Bryars, A la dolce ombra
    Bianca Maria Furgeri, Ego flos campi
    Stephanie Martin, Rise up, My Love
    Tarik O’Regan, Scattered Rhymes
    Raffaella Aleotti, Surge propera
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Duo ubera tua
    Adrian Willaert, Lasso ch’i ardo
    Jacob Clemens non Papa, Ego flos campi
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Surge amica mea
    Guillaume Bouzignac, Vulnerasti cor meum
    Caroline Shaw, New work (world première; Dunedin Consort commission)
    Tomás Luis de Victoria, Vadam et circumibo civitatem

  • Scattered Rhymes

    Saturday 11th May 2024 at 7.30pm

    Memorial Chapel, University of Glasgow

    Dunedin Consort
    Nicholas Mulroy, director

    Settings of the Song of Songs, from the Renaissance and the present day.

    Tickets via the RCS website.

    James MacMillan, Behold, you are beautiful, my love
    Gavin Bryars, A la dolce ombra
    Bianca Maria Furgeri, Ego flos campi
    Stephanie Martin, Rise up, My Love
    Tarik O’Regan, Scattered Rhymes
    Raffaella Aleotti, Surge propera
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Duo ubera tua
    Adrian Willaert, Lasso ch’i ardo
    Jacob Clemens non Papa, Ego flos campi
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Surge amica mea
    Guillaume Bouzignac, Vulnerasti cor meum
    Caroline Shaw, New work (world première; Dunedin Consort commission)
    Tomás Luis de Victoria, Vadam et circumibo civitatem

  • Scattered Rhymes

    Sunday 12th May 2024 at 7.30pm

    Laidlaw Music Centre
    University of St Andrews

    Dunedin Consort
    Nicholas Mulroy, director

    Settings of the Song of Songs, from the Renaissance and the present day.

    Tickets via the Byre Theatre website.

    James MacMillan, Behold, you are beautiful, my love
    Gavin Bryars, A la dolce ombra
    Bianca Maria Furgeri, Ego flos campi
    Stephanie Martin, Rise up, My Love
    Tarik O’Regan, Scattered Rhymes
    Raffaella Aleotti, Surge propera
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Duo ubera tua
    Adrian Willaert, Lasso ch’i ardo
    Jacob Clemens non Papa, Ego flos campi
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Surge amica mea
    Guillaume Bouzignac, Vulnerasti cor meum
    Caroline Shaw, New work (world première; Dunedin Consort commission)
    Tomás Luis de Victoria, Vadam et circumibo civitatem

  • Scattered Rhymes

    Wednesday 15th May 2024 at 7.30pm

    Wigmore Hall, London

    Dunedin Consort
    Nicholas Mulroy, director

    Settings of the Song of Songs, from the Renaissance and the present day.

    Tickets from the Wigmore Hall website.

    James MacMillan, Behold, you are beautiful, my love
    Gavin Bryars, A la dolce ombra
    Bianca Maria Furgeri, Ego flos campi
    Stephanie Martin, Rise up, My Love
    Tarik O’Regan, Scattered Rhymes
    Raffaella Aleotti, Surge propera
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Duo ubera tua
    Adrian Willaert, Lasso ch’i ardo
    Jacob Clemens non Papa, Ego flos campi
    Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Surge amica mea
    Guillaume Bouzignac, Vulnerasti cor meum
    Caroline Shaw, New work (world première; Dunedin Consort commission)
    Tomás Luis de Victoria, Vadam et circumibo civitatem

  • Vicente Lusitano: The Forgotten Portuguese Motets

    Sunday 21st July 2024 at 5.00pm

    Wallfahrtskirche Hohenstadt ("Mariä-Opferungskirche")
    Festival Europäische Kirchenmusik, Schwäbisch Gmünd

    The Marian Consort
    Rory McCleery, director

    Motets by Lusitano and his contemporaries

    Tickets and further information at the Festival website.

    Tomas Luis de Victoria
       Ave regina caelorum à 8
       Missa 'Ave regina caelorum' à 8
    Vicente Lusitano, Regina caeli
    Vicente Lusitano, Heu me, Domine
    Dom Pedro de Cristo, Miserere mihi Domine
    Vicente Lusitano, Sancta mater
    Ghiselin Danckerts, Laetamini in Domino
    Tomas Luis de Victoria, Ave Maria à 8
    Vicente Lusitano, Beati omnes
    Vicente Lusitano, Aspice Domine
    Vicente Lusitano, Inviolata à 8