Sat 27 Oct 2018

NWEMF workshop, Crequillon and Lambert, with Deborah Catterall. https://nwemf.org

Sat 27 Oct 2018

NEEMF AGM and workshop, A Briton in Brussels, conducted by John Bryan. Motets and madrigals for voices and instruments together, with a dance or two for instruments alone, by Peter Philips (c.1560-1628). Details on the NEEMF workshop page of this website.

Sun 28 Oct 2018

3.00 pm, Leeds Baroque Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Peter Holman, The Venue,
Leeds College of Music, Leeds, Music of the Enlightenment
Celebrating 250 Years of Leeds Library https://www.leedsbaroque.org/

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Fri - Sun, 2 - 4 Nov 2018, Rondo Viol Academy Elementary Course, High Leigh, Herts. Jacqui Robertson-Wade and Alison Kinder. http://www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Fri - Sun, 2 - 4 Nov 2018, Rondo Viol Academy Pre-formed Consort Course, High Leigh, Herts. Jacqui Robertson-Wade and Alison Kinder. http://www.rondoviolacademy.co.uk

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Historical Dance Society, working with the sources workshop, Eye & Dunsden Village Hall, Dunsden Green, Oxfordshire, RG4 9QG. Guglielmo Ebreo with Hazel Dennison. ‘The focus will be on the form, content and construction of dances by Guglielmo Ebreo of Pesaro. We will try to identify and translate key words and phrases in order to decode and dance selected passages from some fifteenth-century balli and bassadanze, with a comparative study of one ballo found in both Pa and NY sources.
To book: contact Helen Young (01327 340494 or helenhds@outlook.com) https://historicaldance.org.uk/events

Sat 3 Nov 2018

MEMF Music from the Royal Court of Francis 1, voices with Andrew Kirkman. http://memf.org.uk

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Thu - Sat, 8 - 10 Nov 2018, London International Exhibition of Early Music 2018, Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London SE3 9RQ.
Blackheath Halls is a beautiful listed building, built in 1895 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and provides a regular base for large scale student rehearsals and performances, including the annual Trinity Laban opera. It is located just a mile away from the Old Royal Naval College site in nearby Blackheath village, easily accessible by mainline trains or by car. Blackheath village also boasts a wealth of fine restaurants, bars and shops.
Fringe events, maker's demonstration recitals and formal evening concerts will take place at nearby venues All Saints Church, St Michael and All Angels and St Margaret’s all within a few minutes walking distance from Blackheath Halls. Details from The Early Music Shop http://www.earlymusicshop.com

Sat 10 Nov 2018

NEEMF workshop for singers and instrumentalists with Peter Syrus. 'Seven' - Lassus, Tallis, Sheppard, Wert, Pipelare, Sutton, Pevernage - seven composers, all represented by 7-part music. Each item has a fascinating story to tell, generally relating to some aspect of number symbolism.
St Bartholomew's Church Hall, Station Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8YY. Details on the NEEMF workshop page of this website.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Evening, Handel Messiah (Part 1 and edited highlights), The Bishop's Consort, Singers and Players on Period Instruments, directed by David Stancliffe. High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn in Upper Weardale. This is the oldest Wesleyan chapel still in regular use and is in a poor way - please support it if you can.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

3 - 4 or 5 - 6 pm, Otley Baroque - Amélie Addison, Baroque cello, and Asuka Sumi, Baroque violin. Bach in Italy - Bach cello suites, Vivaldi Autumn, Corelli and more. Cafe Casa Vitae, 16 - 18 Market Place, Otley, LS21 3AQ. £5 at the door inc. free hot drink. Children free. All profits in aid of the St George's Crypt centre for homeless people in Leeds. Same programme at each of the times but earlier session more baby/toddler friendly. To book a seat, phone 01943 462226 or email otleybaroque@gmail.com

Sun 11 Nov 2018

7.30 pm, JS Bach Cantatas, The Bishop's Consort, Singers and Players on Period Instruments, directed by David Stancliffe. St Brandon’s Church, BRANCEPETH. £10, Concessions £8, Students £3, children free

Sat 17 Nov 2018

BMEMF workshop for modern strings with Julia Bishop. http://www.bmemf.org.uk

Sat 17 Nov 2018

SEMF workshop, Charpentier's Te Deum directed by Julian Perkins. www.semf.org.uk

Sat 17 Nov 2018

7.45pm, Antiphon at St Andrew’s Church, Corbridge. As part of the Nordic Voices Festival 2018, Antiphon and an invited orchestra will perform Ola Gjeilo's Sunrise Mass plus works by Buxtehude, Pedersøn and Grieg. Ola Gjeilo was born in Norway in 1978 and currently lives in New York. His Sunrise Mass was premiered in Norway in 2008, and has been described as “lyrical, evocative, and stirring”.

Tickets £14 available from Forum Books Corbridge, or on-line at https://www.wegottickets.com/Antiphon

For more details please visit our website at www.antiphonchoir.co.uk.

Sat 24 Nov 2018

NWEMF Christmas workshop for voices and instruments with Alison Kinder. https://nwemf.org

Sat 24 Nov 2018

BMEMF String workshop with Julia Bishop for Baroque and modern strings. http://www.bmemf.org.uk

Sat 1 Dec 2018

MEMF, Seasonal workshop for voices and instruments with Steven Devine. http://memf.org.uk

Wed 5 Dec 2018

7.30pm, Grassington Town Hall, Main Street, Grassington BD23 5AA Goday, my Lord Sir Christemas, The York Waits with Deborah Catterall. https://blog.yorkshiredales.org.uk/event/goday-my-lord-sir-christemas-the-york-waits/

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Evening, Leeds Waits, After-dinner entertainment for Leeds Phil and Lit, The University of Leeds. Alan Radford leeds.waits@btinternet.com

Fri 7 Dec 2018

7.30 pm at St Olave's Church, Marygate, York, ​HERSCHEL TRIO YORK CONCERT SERIES:

CONCERT 1: BACH CONNECTIONS, a programme of works by J.S. Bach, W.F. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, J.C. Bach and Telemann. The Herschel Trio with Rachel Brown (flute). Tickets available from NCEM: www.ncem.co.uk / 01904 658338

Sat 8 Dec 2018

4.00 pm, Pepys Christmas with Ad Hoc Baroque at Ilkley Manor House. The music in the programme reflects the repertoire that would have been familiar to Pepys and his circle. The concert is 4.00 - 5.00pm with a post concert mulled wine and mince pie reception ending at 6.00pm.

www.ilkleymanorhouse.org Tickets are now available on Eventbright on the following link

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-with-mr-pepys-tickets-50736778069

Sat 8 Dec 2018

NEEMF workshop, Before Hymns Ancient and Modern, West Gallery Music for voices and instruments, St Andrew's Church Hall, Newmarket Street, Skipton. Details on the NEEMF workshop page of this website.

Sat 8 Dec 2018

12 noon Make we Joye in this Fest: Old English and European music and song for the festive season, York Waits with Deborah Catterall. Square Chapel, Square Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 1QG. Box Office 01422 349 422. Tickets £12 & £10 www.squarechapel.co.uk

Sat 8 Dec 2018

Sat - Sat, 8 - 15 Dec 2018, York Early Music Christmas Festival. http://www.ncem.co.uk

Sat 8 Dec 2018

7.30pm at St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh, BACH and TELEMANN CHRISTMAS CANTATAS: The Herschel Trio with Clare Wilkinson (mezzo soprano) and Rachel Brown (flute). Tickets available from Georgian Concert Society and The Queen's Hall (0131 668 2019)

Thu 13 Dec 2018

7.30pm Make we Joye in this Fest: Old English and European music and song for the festive season. York Waits with Deborah Catterall. National Centre for Early Music, York. http://www.ncem.co.uk/​

Sun 16 Dec 2018

TVEMF Christmas workshop with Patrick Craig. http://www.tvemf.org

Sun 16 Dec 2018

2.00 pm, “Entertaining Mr. Batt”, a seventeenth century Christmas entertainment, Oakwell Hall, Birstall. Tickets from Oakwell Hall. The Leeds Waits leeds.waits@btinternet.com

Wed 19 Dec 2018

Evening, Leeds Waits, Guest spot in St. Austin’s Choir Christmas Concert, The Chantry Chapel, Wakefield

Fri 21 Dec 2018

6pm Sharp, Micklegate Bar, York. York Waits, Yule Riding. http://www.theyorkwaits.org.uk​

Sat 22 Dec 2018

7.30pm Make we Joye in this Fest: Old English and European music and song for the festive season. York Waits with Deborah Catterall. Wentworth Church, Wentworth, near Rotherham. www.wentworthchurch.com

Sat 5 Jan 2019

MEMF Workshop for voices with David Allinson. http://memf.org.uk

Sat 12 Jan 2019

NEEMF workshop, Purcell at A=415. A day for singers and instrumentalists led by George Kennaway, St Benedict’s RC Church, Garforth. LS25 1PX, 10am-4pm. More details on the NEEMF workshop page of this website.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

SEMF Workshop directed by Gawain Glenton. www.semf.org.uk

Sat 26 Jan 2019

SWEMF workshop for singers wirh Peter Syrus. http://www.swemf.org.uk

Sat 16 Feb 2019

NWEMF Cardoso Requiem & other Portuguese, for singers with Rory Johnston. https://nwemf.org

Sat 16 Feb 2019

1.00 pm, Leeds Baroque Saturday 16th February, Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall, Leeds University, Purcell’s Sound the trumpet, beat the drum, a Welcome Ode for King James II, and a drumroll introduction to the launch of the Timpani Crowd Funding Project. https://www.leedsbaroque.org/

Sat 23 Feb 2019

BMEMF workshop for singers with Will Dawes. http://www.bmemf.org.uk

Sat 23 Feb 2019

MEMF The Lambeth Choirbook, music for voices with Patrick Allies. http://memf.org.uk

Sun 24 Feb 2019

SWEMF workshop, Michael Praetorius for singers and renaissance instruments with Gawain Glenton. http://www.swemf.org.uk

Sun 3 Mar 2019

3.00 pm, Leeds Baroque, Charpentier’s David et Jonathas, the dramatic ‘biblical opera’, the great success of its day. Clothworkers Concert Hall, Leeds University, https://www.leedsbaroque.org/

Sat 16 Mar 2019

SWEMF workshop, renaissance winds with Tim Bayley. http://www.swemf.org.uk

Fri 29 Mar 2019

Fri - Fri, 29 Mar - 5 Aprl 2019, Easter Recorder Course at The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire. https://www.recordersforall.org.uk

Sat 30 Mar 2019

BMEMF workshop for singers and instrumentalists with Elizabeth Gutteridge. http://www.bmemf.org.uk

Sat 6 Apr 2019

Sat - Fri, 6 - 12 Apr 2019, Easter Early Music Course at Haberdashers' Monmouth School for Girls. Tutors: Chris Hartland, David Hatcher, Alison Kinder, Asako Morikawa, Emma Murphy, Philip Thorby and Joris Van Goethem. http://easterearlymusiccourse.org.uk/

Sat 13 Apr 2019

7.30 pm at St Olave's Church, Marygate, York, HERSCHEL TRIO YORK CONCERT SERIES:

CONCERT 2: 'LES TENDRES SENTIMENTS', a programme of works for harpsichord, flute and viol by Rameau, Royer, Blavet and Boismortier. timed to coincide with the release of Mie Hayashi's new recording of the complete works for solo harpsichord by Joseph-Nicholas Pancrace Royer.

The Herschel Trio: Mie Hayashi (harpsichord), Susanna Pell (viol) and Graham O'Sullivan (baroque flute). Tickets available from NCEM: www.ncem.co.uk / 01904 658338

Sun 14 Apr 2019

The NEEMF annual playing 'day out' at Temple Newsam House, Leeds. A day when NEEMF members and their friends perform for the public in this splendid setting.

Sun 28 Apr 2019

EMFS Day for Singers and Instrumentalists with Murray Campbell, Lynne Hope and Philip Redfern, Edinburgh. http://www.emfscotland.org.uk

Sun 28 Apr 2019

NEEMF annual Northern Playing Day at The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle. An opportunity for the public to hear NEEMF members and their friends perform in this most magnificent of museums.

Fri 3 May 2019

Fri - Sun, 3 - 5 May 2019, Bristol Early Music Festival, sponsored by SWEMF. http://www.swemf.org.uk

Sat 11 May 2019

SWEMF / BMEMF workshop, singers with David Allinson. http://www.swemf.org.uk

Sat 18 May 2019

TVEMF workshop for singers with David Allinson. http://www.tvemf.org

Sun 16 Jun 2019

A NEEMF playing day in the East Riding. NEEMF members and their friends will play for the public at Burton Constable Hall, Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire, HU11 4LN, a truly gorgeous Elizabethan mansion which incorporates parts of much earlier buildings.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

7.30 pm at St Olave's Church, Marygate, York, HERSCHEL TRIO YORK CONCERT SERIES:

CONCERT 3: THE FALCON AND THE CROWN. A programme of music from the courts of Ann Boleyn and Queen Elizabeth I. The Herschel Trio with John Potter (tenor) and Jacob Heringman (lute).

This is the inaugural concert for a newly commissioned copy of the Queen Elizabeth I virginal (V&A) made by Alan Gotto. Tickets available from NCEM: www.ncem.co.uk / 01904 658338

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Sat - Sat, 27 Jul - 3 Aug 2019, NORVIS XLIX – early music summer school. https://norvis.org.uk/