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A Viennese Whirl

29 September 2018 | 19:30 | De Valance Hall, Upper Frog St, Tenby SA70 7JD   Operetta favourites from Frederica, Paganini, The Land of Smiles, The Merry Widow etc.   Angharad Morgan – soprano Alberto de Souza – tenor Mizuka Yamamoto – violin Nico de Villiers – piano Brendan Wheatley – presenter

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Richard Hageman: Song and Film Score Composer

8 October 2018 | 18:00-19:00 | Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Silk Street, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8DT   Nico de Villiers (pianist, researcher and vocal coach, Guildhall School of Music & Drama) discusses the songs of composer Richard Hageman, and investigates the difference between ‘picturesque’ and ‘scenic’ writing, and how it influenced Hageman’s songs and scoring for film. This presentation will include live …

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Rossini – Petite Messe Sollenelle

20 October 2018 | 19:30 | St Anne’s Church, Limehouse, London, E14 7HA   Rossini – Petite Messe Sollenelle   Hackney Singers Dan Ludford-Thomas – conductor Nico de Villiers – Piano James Orford – Piano Andy Storey – Harmonium

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An English Portrait of Land and Sea

27 October 2018 | 18:00 | St Mary’s Church, Kemptown 61 St James’s St, Brighton BN2 1PR   Elgar — Sea Pictures Sea Slumber In Haven Sabbath morning Where corals lie The Swimmer Stanford —  A soft day Quilter — Go lovely rose   Gurney — The fields are full Gurney — Thou didst delight my eyes Gurney — All …

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Try Me, Good King

7 November 2018 | 13:10-13:55 | St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HR   A 45-minute recital curated around Libby Larsen’s Try Me Good King: The Last Words of the Wives of King Henry VIII including works by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Samuel Barber and Francis Poulenc which explore women wronged in the shade of male power.   Davidona …

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Try Me, Good King

14 November 2018 | 13:10-13:55 | St Olave’s Church, 8 Hart Street, London, EC3R 7NB   A 45-minute recital curated around Libby Larsen’s Try Me Good King: The Last Words of the Wives of King Henry VIII including works by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Samuel Barber and Francis Poulenc which explore women wronged in the shade of male power.   …

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Lewisham Choral Society: Dvorak Mass in D

17 November 2018 | 19:30 | Great Hall, Goldsmiths College, 8 Lewisham Way, New Cross, London SE14 6NW   Dvorak — Te Deum Dvorak — Sonatina for Flute and Piano, op. 100 Dvorak — Mass in D   Lewisham Choral Society Daniel Ludford-Thomas – conductor Jennifer Stinton – flute Nico de Villiers – piano