Music

Music MAY

West London Sinfonia Saturday 12 May

Celebrating a Benefactor – Ida Dodderidge

BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No 5 ‘The Emperor’ (soloist Ashley Fripp)

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No 7

Conductor Philip Hesketh, leader Iwona Boesche

7.30pm. St Michael’s Church, Elmwood Road, W4 3DY

£14 (concessions £12, student or child £5). Buy at the door, cash or cheque

Online box office via website

020 3475 4200 www.westlondonsinfonia.org

Ealing Symphony Orchestra Saturday 19 May

DVOŘÁK: Carnival Overture
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 1
George LLOYD: Symphony No. 4

Rhys Concessao (piano: winner of 2017 Ealing Festival Award), conductor John Gibbons

A rare chance to hear one of the 20th century’s greatest symphonies live.
I am in no doubt what the musical event of this year will be’ (Simon Heffer in the Daily Telegraph)

7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG
£14 (concessions £12, under 25/student £6, accompanied child £1)

Box office (no booking fee): www.ealingso.org.uk/tickets
020 8567 4075 secretary@ealingso.org.ukwww.ealingso.org.uk

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June

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Friday - Sunday 15 - 17 June

The St Mary’s Perivale Chopin Festival

This major weekend festival involves 21 pianists playing most of Chopin’s piano works, in 5 sessions – evening sessions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and afternoon sessions on Saturday and Sunday. 12 hours of glorious piano music.

7pm (evening sessions), 2pm (afternoon sessions)
St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Middlesex UB6 8SS
£15 per session

020 8997 7691 hmather@btopenworld.com
www.st-marys-perivale.org.uk/events-chopinfestival.shtml

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Petros Singers Saturday 30 June

To July 2018. Also print in April-May diary

Glad Greetings and Fond Farewells

Our summer concert explores musical portraits of ‘hellos’ and ‘goodbyes’, whether love at first sight or burying one’s beloved. The centrepiece is Parry’s Songs of Farewell, marking the 100th anniversary of their composition and their composer’s death, alongside music by Haydn, Lassus, Rutter and Stanford. Join us for an evening of beautiful and touching music.

7.30pm. St Michael & All Angels, Bedford Park, Chiswick, W4
£17 (concessions £15, students/under 18s £5)

Box office: http://www.wegottickets.com/petrossingers • Enquiries: tickets@petrossingers.org

July

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West London Sinfonia Saturday 7 JULY

‘Dangerous Romantics’: West London Sinfonia end of season London concert

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3 (soloist Viv McLean)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade

Conductor Philip Hesketh, leader Iwona Boesche

7.30pm. St James’s Church, Piccadilly, W1J 9LL

£14 (concessions £12, student or child £5). Buy at the door (cash or cheque) or online

Online box office via website

020 3475 4200 secretary@westlondonsinfonia.orgwww.westlondonsinfonia.org

Ealing Symphony Orchestra Saturday 14 JULy

KODÁLY: Háry János suite

BRITTEN: Sinfonia da Requiem

DEBUSSY: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune

SCRIABIN: Le Poème de l’Extase (Symphony No. 4)

Conductor John Gibbons

7.30pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, W5 1QG
£14 (concessions £12, under 25/student £6, accompanied child £1)

Box office (no booking fee): www.ealingso.org.uk/tickets
020 8567 4075 secretary@ealingso.org.ukwww.ealingso.org.uk

REGULAR EVENTS

The Hanwell Voice Studio

To July 2018

SINGING LESSONS

Singing lessons with a professional opera singer from English National Opera. Master a solid vocal technique, essential for success in performance. Tuition for all musical styles. Beginners welcome.

The Hanwell Voice Studio, W7

Enquiries (Lydia Marchione, AGSM): 07791 170662 www.lydiamarchione.com

Ealing Junior Music School Saturdays

Jan 2018

Younger Years

EJMS is a Saturday morning music school for 3-18 year olds; we are based at Twyford C of E High School in Acton. We provide individual instrumental tuition on almost every instrument of the orchestra, as well as guitar and singing lessons, in a relaxed and fun environment. We run some 20 orchestras and ensembles and three choirs, including one for parents, along with musicianship classes for our youngest pupils. Parents can relax in the café. Ensemble-only pupils are welcome. Sorry, we do not do piano lessons.

8.30am - 1.30pm. Twyford CofE High School W3 9PP. Spring term starts Jan 6th.
Charges vary, depending on course taken.

admin@ejms.org.ukwww.ejms.org.uk

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale SUNDAYS

SUNDAY CONCERTS AT ST MARY’S PERIVALE

29 April: The Blaze Ensemble

6 May: Fenella Humphreys (violin) Sam Armstrong (piano)

27 May: Ensembles from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

24 June, 7.30pm: West London Sinfonia Instrumental Groups

1 July, 3pm: Vitaly Pisarenko piano recital

8 July, 7.30pm: Ealing Symphony Orchestra Instrumental Groups

22 July, 3pm: The Temple Ensemble play Schubert’s Octet

3pm except as shown. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale UB6 8SS
Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691 hmather@btopenworld.comwww.st-marys-perivale.org.uk

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Ealing Chamber Music Club Mondays

September 2018

New playing members (and visitors) are always welcome at our regular evenings. Free refreshments.

Second Monday in the month, except August.

8pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale

020 3143 3206ealingchambermusic@gmail.comwww.ecmc.org.uk

Capital Chorus Mondays

WEEKLY REHEARSAL

September 2018

We’re a friendly, diverse and welcoming group of men who love to sing close-harmony songs in the barbershop style. Whatever your age or experience, come and meet us at our weekly open rehearsal. Barbershop could be the exciting, rewarding, fun hobby you’re looking for.

7.45 - 10.15pm. Kingsdown Methodist Church, Northfield Avenue, Ealing W13 9PR

07963 595930 www.capitalchorus.co.uk

West London Strings Mondays

June 2018

Come and join us! We are a friendly, supportive string orchestra which plays classical music on Monday evenings in West Kensington. Anyone is welcome, from 18 to 80+. Grade 4 upwards, no auditions.

7.15 - 9.30pm. St Mary’s Church Hall, Edith Road, London W14
£90 per term

Enquiries (Sheila Metcalfe): 020 8946 6185 www.westlondonstrings.org.uk

The Love2sing Choir Mondays

THE LOVE2SING EALING CHOIR – Daytime

May 2019

Take part in fun, friendly and informative rehearsals and twice yearly concerts. Choir meets 35 rehearsals a year (term lengths vary 10-13wks). Styles include musical theatre, pop, rock, big band, Motown, traditional choral and more.

1-3pm. North Hanwell Baptist Church, Cuckoo Avenue, W7 1BW

Monthly: £20.40 Termly: £70 (10 wks) - £91 (13wks)

07989 560603 admin@love2sing.co.ukwww.love2sing.co.uk

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Tuesdays

TUESDAY AFTERNOON PIANO RECITAL SERIES

1 May: Alexander Karpeyev

8 May: Victor Maslov

15 May: Renata Konyicska

22 May: Richard Uttley

29 May: Iyad Sughayer

5 June: Alim Beisenbayev

12 June: Florian Mitrea

19 June: Michelle Candotti

26 June: Olga Stezhko

3 July: Simon Watterton

10 July: Riyad Nicolas

17 July: Andrew Yiangou

24 July: Viv McLean

2pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale UB6 8SS

Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691hmather@btopenworld.comwww.st-marys-perivale.org.uk

Petros Singers Tuesdays

March 2018

We are a well-regarded chamber choir known for our communicative singing and varied repertoire – from major oratorios to exquisite miniatures. In 2018 we’re collaborating with the Marian Consort to perform the work of Thomas Tallis; and exploring musical portraits of hellos and goodbyes with Parry’s Songs of Farewell as a centrepiece, marking the centenary of his death.

We rehearse at St Peter’s Church, Black Lion Lane, W6 on Tuesdays during term-time from 8-9.45pm. Annual subscription £190. Tenors and basses are welcome to audition. We’d also love to hear from young singers; members aged 27 or under can join free of charge under our bursary scheme, subject to audition. Supporting The Upper Room (www.theupperroom.org.uk).

Please contact membership@petrossinsgers.org
and see our website www.petrossingers.org for full details.

The Love2sing Choir Tuesdays

NEW CHOIR: The Love2sing South Ealing Choir – Evening

May 2019

Due to popular demand Love2sing is opening a brand new South Ealing Choir this autumn (September 2018). Take part in fun, friendly and informative rehearsals and twice yearly concerts. Choir meets for 35 rehearsals a year (term lengths vary 10-13wks). Styles include musical theatre, pop, rock, big band, Motown, traditional choral and more. Book a free taster today.

7.15-9.15pm. The University of West London Vestry Hall, Ranelagh Road, Ealing, W5 5RJ

Monthly: £26.25 Termly: £90 (10 wks) - £117 (13wks)

07989 560603 admin@love2sing.co.ukwww.love2sing.co.uk

The Friends of St Mary’s Perivale Wednesdays

WEDNESDAY EVENING CONCERTS AT ST MARY’S PERIVALE

25 April: Alexandra Lomeiko (violin) Gamal Khamis (piano) / James Gilbert (clarinet) Miguel Sobrinho (viola) Alim Beisembayev (piano)

2 May: The Accia Piano Trio

9 May: Lisa Ueda (violin) Daniele Rinaldo (piano) / The Esposito String Quartet

16 May: Eriko Nagayama (violin) Yi-Shing Cheng (piano) / The Coriolis Wind Quintet

23 May: Julia Pusker (violin) / The Salome Quartet

6 June: Huw Wiggin (saxophone) John Lenehan (piano)

13 June: Jiafeng Chen (violin) Alexis White (piano) / The Opal Piano Trio

20 June: Nora Braun (cello) Rosie Richardson (piano)/ Rosa Hartley (violin) Christine Zerafa (piano)

27 June: Albert Lau & Yau Cheng (piano duo)/ The Bridgetower String Quintet

11 July: Trio Oreade and Yuki Negishi (piano)

18 July: Caterina Grewe (piano) / The Gelachter Wind trio

7.30pm. St Mary’s Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale UB6 8SS
Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691 hmather@btopenworld.comwww.st-marys-perivale.org.uk

Ealing Folk Club Wednesdays

March 2018

Listeners, singers, players, all welcome. As long as it’s unplugged, anything goes! See ealingsessions.wordpress.com in Blogroll section for more information.

First Wednesday of every month, 8-11pm
The Grange, Warwick Road, Ealing W5 3XH
Free entry

bob_little@ntlworld.com

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Questors Choir Wednesdays

November 2018: advert Dec 2017 - Jan 2018

COME AND SING WITH QUESTORS CHOIR

Don’t be shy – come along and see what you make of us. Newcomers can attend up to three sessions on a free trial basis. There are no auditions, and all abilities and voice parts are welcome. Try us out and you’ll soon have a passion for choral singing!
Our repertoire is deliberately varied. Past concert performances include major works ranging from baroque to contemporary, as well as folk songs, spirituals and carols. Above all, we aim to enjoy ourselves through singing. In addition to performing in three to four concerts a year, we also organise or take part in open singing days, choral workshops and singing festivals. Each Christmas we sing for a national or local charity selected by choir members.

8 - 10pm. St Martin’s Church, Hale Gardens, W3 9SQ
Full year £140 or £130 early bird or £110 concessions; term £60 or £50 concessions.

Anyone over 16 can join, and if you are 25 or under your annual membership is free of charge.
020 8816 773407802 720333 www.questorschoir.org.uk

The Love2sing Choir Wednesdays

May 2019

THE LOVE2SING EALING CHOIR – evening

Take part in fun, friendly and informative rehearsals and twice yearly concerts. Choir meets 35 rehearsals a year (term lengths vary 10-13wks). Styles include musical theatre, pop, rock, big band, Motown, traditional choral and more.

7.30-9.30pm. St Christopher’s, Bordars Road, Hanwell, W7 1AG
Monthly: £26.25 Termly: £90 (10 wks) - £117 (13wks)

07989 560603 admin@love2sing.co.ukwww.love2sing.co.uk

Gregorian Chant: Ealing Abbey Lay Plainchant Choir Wednesdays

December 2018

Director Fr Peter Burns OSB.
Exploring the riches of the Gregorian Chant tradition. New members always welcome. We usually sing at a Parish Liturgy once each month at 12 noon. A group also sings at a local care home monthly.

6.30 for 6.40 - 8pm. Bulbeck Room of the Ealing Abbey Parish Centre
Voluntary contribution of £2 per session

020 8862 2160 gregorianchantealing@gmail.com

Julian Light Operatic Society Wednesdays

March 2018

NAUTICAL NICETIES – our Spring Musical Entertainment

We’re starting rehearsals for our Spring show, Nautical Niceties, featuring extracts from HMS Pinafore and many more. New members will be made very welcome, especially (shock) sopranos and altos.

7.45pm. Nelson Room, Ealing Town Hall
No charge. If you stay with us, we do have a membership fee.

07976 577 232 inform@julianoperatic.orgwww.julianoperatic.org

Ealing Common Choir Thursdays

March 2019

Where singers are welcome

Experience the pleasure of singing an amazingly wide repertoire to a high standard. We give 3/4 concerts a year interspersed with workshops and social events.
You should be able to read music, sing in tune and sight read a simple line.

7.30 - 9.30pm. St Matthew’s Church, North Common Road, Ealing W5 2QA

£40 per term. Try the choir for free for your first ever 3 weeks. Concessions for all students.

chair@smce.org.ukwww.smce.org.uk

St Barnabas Church Fridays

FRIDAY LUNCHTIME CONCERTS AT ST BARNABAS CHURCH

27 April: Milena Simovic (viola) Olga Sitkovetsky (piano)

4 May: Tolga Atalay Un (piano)

11 May: The Armorel piano trio

18 May: Adam Heron (piano)

25 May: to be arranged

1 June: Ke Ma (piano)

8 June: The English Piano Trio

15 June: Michal Szymanowski (piano)

22 June: The Blaze Ensemble

29 June: The Anern String Trio

6 July: The Tee Piano Trio

13 July: Tim Posner (cello)

20 July: Ghislaine Reece-Trapp (organ)

27 July: Anna Hashimoto (clarinet) Florian Mitrea (piano)

1pm. St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, London W5 1QG

Free with a retiring collection

020 8997 7691hmather@btopenworld.com
www.barnabites.org/page/12/friday-lunchtime-concerts

Ealing Youth Orchestra Fridays

March 2018

Regular Friday term-time rehearsals, 5 concerts a year plus annual European tour. Aged 13-19, Grade 6 standard and above.

6-9pm. Twyford CofE High School, Acton

Full audition details at www.eyo.org.uk or email EYO Chair Chris Brown chair@eyo.org.uk


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