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July 2016

Medium pour le souper du roi

Pour le souper du roi

Wednesday 20 July, 7.00 pm

Fenton House, Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, London, NW3 6SP

This programme paints a musical picture of the chamber music presented to Louis XIV by his favourite composers. Composers who were allowed into the inner circle of the king were given the title ‘musicien pour la chambre du Roy’: their tasks included providing music for the king in his private rooms. Some of the best chamber music of the period was written for these occasions. Find out more

August 2016

Medium seasons 2015

The Seasons

Sunday 21 August, 7.30 pm

Binham Priory, Binham, Norfolk NR21 0DQ

A summer concert of music by Vivaldi, Biber, Guido, and others. This is programmatic music, expressing the themes of nature. You will hear cuckoos, nightingales, frogs, ducks, and thunder too. Although some of these composers are not well known, this is music that will appeal to anyone – and especially to children Find out more

September 2016

Medium pour le souper du roi

Pour le souper du roi

Saturday 17 September, 7.30 pm

Totnes Early Music Society, St Mary’s Church, High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NN

This programme paints a musical picture of the chamber music presented to Louis XIV by his favourite composers. Composers who were allowed into the inner circle of the king were given the title ‘musicien pour la chambre du Roy’: their tasks included providing music for the king in his private rooms. Some of the best chamber music of the period was written for these occasions. Find out more

October 2016

Medium coffee and cabbage

Coffee and cabbage

Thursday 6 October, 7.30 pm

The Octagon Chapel, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1BN

Two of J.S. Bach’s loved secular cantatas – essentially small-scale operas for soprano and bass voices – are given in the context of his fifth Brandenburg Concerto and canons from the Goldberg Variations Find out more

Medium coffee and cabbage

Coffee and cabbage

Saturday 8 October, 7.30 pm

St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 1NU

Two of J.S. Bach’s loved secular cantatas – essentially small-scale operas for soprano and bass voices – are given in the context of his fifth Brandenburg Concerto and canons from the Goldberg Variations Find out more

Medium coffee and cabbage

Coffee and cabbage

Sunday 9 October, 5.00 pm

Saxon Shore Early Music: St Mary’s Church, Kenardington, Kent TN26 2NF

Two of J.S. Bach’s loved secular cantatas – essentially small-scale operas for soprano and bass voices – are given in the context of his fifth Brandenburg Concerto and canons from the Goldberg Variations Find out more

December 2016

Medium christmas concert

Christmas concert

Saturday 17 December, 8.15 pm

Paaskerk Baarn, Oude Utrechtseweg 4a, Baarn, The Netherlands

An anthology of music for Advent and Christmas Find out more

February 2017

Medium pour le souper du roi

Pour le souper du roi

Wednesday 15 February, 7.30 pm

Dorset County Museum Concert Society, Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA

This programme paints a musical picture of the chamber music presented to Louis XIV by his favourite composers. Composers who were allowed into the inner circle of the king were given the title ‘musicien pour la chambre du Roy’: their tasks included providing music for the king in his private rooms. Some of the best chamber music of the period was written for these occasions. Find out more

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