Ludlow Arts: Classical


What's on in 2017

When Concerts - click for details Where
29 April – 23 September St Laurence's Summer Organ Recitals St Laurence, Ludlow
19 – 21 May The Ludlow English Song Weekend Various
Friday 19 May
4:00pm
Emerging Talent — young composers workshop Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Friday 19 May
7:30pm
Earth and Air and Rain — Roderick Williams, baritone and Iain Burnside, piano with music by Somervell, RR Bennett and Finzi St Laurence, Ludlow
Friday 19 May
9:45pm
Delius: Composer, Lover, Enigma — A showing of John Bridcut's 2012 documentary film Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Saturday 20 May
10:00am
Beyond Wenlock Edge — Katy Hamilton and Peter Parker discuss AE Housman settings off the beaten track. Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Saturday 20 May
11:30am
Hands Across the Atlantic — American poetry set by British composers: Newson, Bliss, Tarik O'Regan, Cowen, Mealor, Clarke, Balfe, and Phillips Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Saturday 20 May
2:30pm
On Wenlock Edge - Robin Tritschler, tenor, Gavin Roberts, piano and the Gildas Quartet play music by Vaughan Williams, Frank Bridge and Thomas Adès. St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 20 May
5:00pm
Transatlantic Perspectives - Katy Hamilton discusses American connections, national identity and Walt Whitman with Philip Lancaster and Tarik O'Regan. Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Saturday 20 May
8:00pm
Young Composers Showcase - Presenting prize-winning songs with Lucy Mellors, Tom Smith, Edmund Caird and Conal Bembridge-Sayers. St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 20 May
8:30pm
I Sing the Body Electric: Walt Whitman in Words and Music - Songs to Whitman's poems by Vaughan Williams, Gurney, Weill and Bridge are interspersed with Whitman's letters and prose St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 20 May
7:30pm
Edge Chamber ChoirFrom Light to Darkness - Music by Cecila McDowall, Elgar, Satnford, Lauridsen and others St Michael, Tenbury Wells
Sunday 21 May
10:00am
Roderick Williams Masterclass - Roderick Williams works on Ireland, Vaughan Williams and Finzi with students from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Sunday 21 May
12:00noon
O Albion: British Landscape as a Spiritual Force - A discussion led by Katy Hamilton Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Sunday 21 May
2:00pm
Free Family Concert - Choirs from Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire led by Gemma King, with Bethan Langford, Gareth Brynmor John and Gavin Roberts St Laurence, Ludlow
Sunday 21 May
3:30m
Childhood Among the Ferns: Family Values in Song - Our closing recital looks at childhood, through the eyes of Britten, Howells, Buxton Orr, Stephen Hough and many others. St Laurence, Ludlow
Sunday 21 May
5:30m
Festival Evensong - Choir of St Laurence's Church, directed by Shaun Ward with organist Roger Judd with music by Sumsion, Dyson and John Ireland. St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 27 May
1:00pm
Organ recital Peter Dyke, Hereford Cathedral St Laurence, Ludlow
10 — 18 June Summer Arts Festival at St Laurence St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 10 June
1:00pm
Festival Organ Recital by Gordon Stewart, Huddersfield St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 10 June
6:00pm
Jazz in the Garden with hog roast — in the grounds of St Laurence's Church St Laurence, Ludlow
Sunday 11 June
5:00pm
Cinema Paridiso: classic Italian cinema with award-winning score by Ennio Morricone St Laurence, Ludlow
Monday 12 June
1:00pm
Henry Kennedy, clarinet and Małgorzata Garstka, piano — works by Brahms, Saint-Saëns and Bassi St Laurence, Ludlow
Monday 13 June
7:30pm
Joss Carter: Salvation: contemporary dance St Laurence, Ludlow
Wednesday 14 June
1:00pm
Liam Byrne, viola da gamba: works by Ferrabosco, Lawes, Playford and others St Laurence, Ludlow
Thursday 15 June
1:00pm
Thirty Two Short Films of Glenn Gould: François Girard's film. St Laurence, Ludlow
Thursday 15 June
7:30pm
The Phantom of the Opera: Nigel Ogden, organ accompanies Rupert Julian's classic 1925 film. St Laurence, Ludlow
Friday 16 June
1:00pm
Di Xiao, piano: works by Beethoven, Peixun Chen, Yiqiang Sun, Jianzhong Wang, Ravel and Debussy. St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 17 June
6:30pm
Handel: Messiah St Laurence, Ludlow
Sunday 18 June
7:00pm
Candlelit Festival Dinner - details to be announced. St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 8 July
7:30pm
New Directions: Ludlow Choral Society perform works by Patrick Larley, Bob Chilcott and Steve Dunachie St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 22 July
1:00pm
Organ recital by Charles Maxtone-Smith, New College, Oxford St Laurence, Ludlow
Friday 4 August
1:00pm
BISYOC International Tutors. Works by Damase, Britten, Stravinsky, Bruch, Ginastera and Bousted Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Saturday 12 August
1:00pm
Organ recital by Anthony Pinel, St Chad, Shrewsbury St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 12 August
7:30pm
BISYOC International Youth Symphony Orchestra — works by Adams, Delius, Borodin and Tchaikovsky St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 26 August
1:00pm
Organ recital by Simon Hogan, Southwell Minster St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 9 September
1:00pm
Organ recital by Richard Gowers, King's College, Cambridge St Laurence, Ludlow
Saturday 23 September
1:00pm
Organ recital by Peter King, formerly of Bath Abbey St Laurence, Ludlow
4 — 8 October Arcadia Festival (programmes to be announced) Various venues
Saturday 18 November
7:30pm
A Little Night Music: Ludlow Choral Society perform works with nocturnal connections St Laurence, Ludlow