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  • Sun
    24
    Mar
    2019

    NYRO (National Youth Recorder Orchestra) Playing Day

    10 - 4pm

    Rye St Anthony School, Oxford

    A fun day of playing with Annabel Knight and Kati Boosey for young recorder players from Grade 3 upwards at Rye St. Anthony School. Players who are not quite ready to join in a full NYRO day or have not reached the minimum grade standard are welcome to join us for the afternoon session. Auditions for the Summer Course 2019 will be held at this event.

    More information and how to book here

  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019

    Fontanella: The Woods So Wild

    5.30pm

    King's Lynn Festival Extra

    All Saint's Church, Hillington Square/Church Lane, King's Lynn PE30 5AE

    Since Medieval times, the distinctive sound of the recorder has been used to imitate birdsong, inspiring generations of musicians and composers. This beautiful hour-long programme presents a feast of music of ancient woods with pieces by William Byrd, Henry VIII, Monteverdi,  Purcell and Saint-Saens, as well as some jazz arrangements and new sounds. 

    Tickets and further information

     

  • Sat
    27
    Apr
    2019

    Passacaglia Trio: Baroque Delights

    7.30pm

    Wotton Arts Festival

    St Mary's Church, Wotton Under Edge

    The Passacaglia Trio (Annabel Knight flute/recorders, Robin Bigwood harpsichord and Reiko Ichise viola da gamba) will present an evening of beautiful baroque music with works by Telemann, Bach, Blavet and Chedeville.

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  • Sat
    04
    May
    2019

    Bristol Early Music Festival: Recorder Workshop

    10.30 - 12.30

    All Saints, Pembroke Road, Bristol BS8 3ED

     

    Come and play recorders under Annabel's expert guidance. There will be parts for all ages, abilities and sizes of recorder, to rehearse a Battle Pavane by Susato and a Minuet by Boismortier, to be performed at the end of the workshop.

    More details about this fabulous new Festival (including how to book for the Workshop) here

  • Sun
    19
    May
    2019

    NYRO (National Youth Recorder Orchestra) Playing Day

    10 - 4pm

    Landmark International School, Cambridge

    A fun day of playing with Annabel Knight and Katriina Boosey for young recorder players from Grade 3 upwards at the Landmark International School. Players who are not quite ready to join in a full NYRO day or have not reached the minimum grade standard are welcome to join us for the afternoon session. Auditions for the Summer Course 2019 will be held at this event.

    More details and how to book here

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019

    Fontanella: The Woods So Wild

    1-2pm

    Old St Martin’s Church, Cornmarket, Worcester WR1 2PN

    The sweet song of the recorder has been used to imitate the sounds of birds and woodlands for hundreds of years, inspiring generations of musicians and composers. In this beautiful programme Fontanella is inspired by the sights, senses and sounds of nature, presenting a feast of music featuring the lark, nightingale and all the pleasures of the ancient “oken wood”. William Byrd’s famous setting Henry VIII ’s favourite song forms a backdrop to music from the thirteenth to the twenty first centuries, including music by Monteverdi, Purcell and Byrd, as well as some jazz arrangements and new sounds, featuring a large array of recorders of all shapes and sizes!

    More information and tickets

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019

    If You Go Down in the Woods Today

    3-4pm

    Old St Martin’s Church, Cornmarket, Worcester WR1 2PN

     

    Free Family concert

    Fontanella introduce their amazing collection of recorders great and small in a programme of music inspired by animals and nature from across the centuries. Come along and hear echoes of the English nightingale, the cuckoo, the turtle dove, furry felines, dancing frogs, hairy bears and perhaps even a surprise guest or two…

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  • Sat
    31
    Aug
    2019

    Woodhouse Junior Day

    10 - 4.30pm

    St John’s Centre, Merrow, Guildford GU4 7AA

    Woodhouse Junior Days are designed for young recorder players up to the age of 18 to enjoy a day of workshops and playing opportunities, meeting other children at a similar age and level, with a shared enthusiasm for playing the recorder. Participants often travel from far and wide and enjoy making new friends, learning new skills, and hearing and experiencing all kinds of interesting or unfamiliar music and instruments! Our tutors are all highly experienced professional recorder players with a passion for sharing their skills with young people.

    More info and how to book here