All posts tagged: performance

It’s the Mozart Requiem!

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Mozart Requiem is one of the masterpieces of choral music.  The mysterious circumstances of its creation are still debated by scholars, but its overwhelming beauty and unforgettable impact on the listener are beyond dispute. The Concordia Chamber Choir is proud to be performing it as the centrepiece of their autumn concert to which they welcome The South Circular Orchestra. Also on the programme are three exquisite Rossini motets while their orchestral guests will be playing one of Bach’s stirring Brandenburg Concertos, which are among the finest works of the Baroque. It will be a magnificent evening of music. The performance is at 7:30 pm on Saturday 11th November 2017 at All Saints’ Church, Lovelace Rd, SE21 8JY. Tickets cost £12 at the door, or £11 in advance from www.concordiachamberchoir.co.uk. Concessions (students and those on means tested benefits) half price. SaveSave

Alice in Wonderland at Brockwell Park

Sixteenfeet Productions return to some of Lambeth’s loveliest green spaces with their unique brand of outdoor theatre. Plunge down the rabbit hole and enter a fantastical world inhabited by some of the most iconic characters in children’s fiction. Especially commissioned for the Company this is promenade theatre so the audience will be encouraged to explore the beautiful setting in order to watch the story unfold, ably led by a talented cast of actor-musicians. Adapted By Bradley Cole from Lewis Carroll’s Tales. Original music composed by Guy Holden. Directed by John Ward. “As spellbinding for adults as it is for kids………Precisely the sort of promenade theatre that can really bring our parks and open spaces to life.” – South London Press Performances: Walled Garden, Brockwell Park: Saturday 22nd – 31st July. Weekday performances: 11:30 & 14:30 (no performance Monday 24th). Weekend performances: 14:30 & 17:30. Streatham Rookery Gardens: Thursday 10th – Monday 14th August. Weekday performances: 11:30 & 14:30. Weekend performances: 14:30 & 17:30. Tickets:  Adults  (£12.50), children (£8.50). Age Guide 5+. Performance duration 60 minutes. Book online www.sixteenfeet.co.uk or call the box office 020 7856 0380 Facebook: …

Dulwich Symphony Orchestra – Gala Summer Concert in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice

Dulwich Symphony Orchestra is a local, community orchestra of dedicated members who perform exciting repertoire at the beautiful All Saints Church, Lovelace Road, West Dulwich, SE21. DSO’s summer concert on Saturday 8th July is a fundraiser celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of St. Christopher’s Hospice by Dame Cicely Saunders, with a charity reception after the concert with drinks and nibbles. Mozart:
 Overture The Magic Flute Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3, Soloist: Leslie Howard Dvorak: Symphony No.9 in E minor From the New World Conductor: Leigh O’Hara, Leader: Paula Tysall 7pm, Saturday 8th July at All Saints Church, Lovelace Road, London, SE21 8JY, disability accessible. Ticket prices: £20 (with reception) £12 and £10 concessions. Under 16s free. West Dulwich or Tulse Hill rail stations – free on street parking. Visit www.dulwichsymphonyorchestra.org.uk or Twitter @DulwichSymphony Tickets available on Eventbrite, search for ‘Dulwich Symphony Orchestra’ Photo credit: Ingrid Beazley

Bizet’s Carmen comes to Herne Hill

Dulwich Opera Company are bringing Bizet’s classic tale of love and revenge to the Oak Room at Herne Hill School this July. This young and vibrant company have devised a brand new chamber adaptation of Bizet’s classic, which will be touring South East England this summer. Featuring a cast of young professional singers making role debuts, sung in French with English surtitles, with international conductor, Jeremy Silver, directing the music from the piano. The company is delighted to reunite the creative team behind their highly acclaimed production of Così fan tutte, which is headed by international opera director, Ptolemy Christie, and designer, Leah Sams. Between them, they bring a great deal of experience to the production, having worked for many of the major opera and theatre companies here in the UK and abroad. Premièred in 1875, Bizet’s Carmen remains one of the most loved and performed of all operas around the world, and includes the famous Habanera, Toreador song, and Flower Song. Based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée, the opera tells the story of …

Roger McGough + LiTTLe MACHiNe

Roger McGough + LiTTLe MACHiNe will perform at JAGs on Monday 22nd May at 7pm. This new show with Walter, Steve & Chris of LiTTLe MACHiNe features a fine selection of vintage, classic & surprising poems set to music. It’s a gala gig that’s making waves! Hilarious and surreal, McGough is a poet of many voices. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of McGough’s characteristic wit and wordplay too. Formed in 2009, LiTTLe MACHiNe set classic poems to music and perform them with energy, passion and humour. It’s poety but not like you’ve heard or seen it before. ‘LiTTLe MACHiNe’s sophisticated way with poetry made me fall in love with old and new favourites all over again. They make you laugh and break your heart.’ Gillian Clarke A book signing will follow the performance (in conjunction with Village Books) For more info on Roger McGough + LiTTLe MACHiNe visit www.uktouring.org.uk ‘profound surprises and lasting images on almost every line’ Siân Hughes, T.E.S. ‘the most brilliant music and poetry band I’ve seen in decades’ Carol Ann …