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April 2018

Surrey Festival Choir concert

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - April 30 @ 8:00 pm
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP United Kingdom
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SURREY FESTIVAL CHOIR It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that the Surrey Festival Choir summer concert planned for July 7th 2018 in Guildford Cathedral has been cancelled. The Committee were hopeful that a return to the Cathedral this year, as wished for by most of the singing choir members, would result in the higher singing numbers and the more successful financial outcomes of concerts of previous years before the enforced move to Dorking Halls.  Unfortunately with the low…

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May 2018

Eugene Onegin at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

May 3
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present their critically acclaimed, new English version of Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Eugene Onegin (Thursday 3 May).  This coming-of-age story is a requiem for lost innocence and a triumphant celebration of hard-won independence – told through some of the most glorious vocal music ever written. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by calling the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Box Office on 01483 44 00…

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Musical Glories of France

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP United Kingdom
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£15 - £30

On Saturday May 5th at 7.30pm at Guildford Cathedral, Southern Pro Musica are joined by the Cathedral Choir for a programme of French masterpieces. Saint-Saëns - 'Organ' Symphony no 3 has become one of the most popular works of the nineteenth century symphonic repertoire - finding broad public appeal when the music featured in the sound-track to the hit film ‘Babe’.  Combining full symphony orchestra with a solo role for the newly-restored Guildford Cathedral organ, this majestic work will form…

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Recital by trumpeter Matilda Lloyd

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Breinton, Breinton, Heath House Road
Woking, Surrey GU22 0RD United Kingdom
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£20

Only 21, Matilda Lloyd was the Brass Category winner of the 2014 BBC Young Musicians of the Year, won the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award, and debuted at the BBC Proms in July 2016.  As Woking Musician of the Year in 2013, she is also a well-known figure to local music lovers.  Matilda's piano accompanist is to be announced.

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Farnham: Pegasus Choir Bach/Handel

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrews Church, Farnham, GU9 7PW, Upper Church Lane
Farnham, GU9 7PW United Kingdom
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£16

Handel: Dettingen Te Deum JS Bach: Ascension Oratorio Pegasus Choir and small orchestra.  Pegasus is one of London’s most accomplished chamber choirs, critically acclaimed and award-winning for its imaginative programmes of music from the Renaissance to the present day. Parents and teachers may attend FREE if they bring children who need to be accompanied (typically under 16 years). All 8-25 year olds FREE thanks to CAVATINA if they enter their name and date of birth on a form at the door – no advance notice needed…

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Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore

May 16 - May 19
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£21 - £23

“My elixir’s now unlocked a way of curing all, you see” ...     The rich but capricious Adina encourages the attentions of hot-blooded Sergeant Belcore in an attempt to provoke her timorous suitor Nemorino. Enter the quack ‘Dr’ Dulcamara whose ‘magic’ elixir may just be the cure for his shyness ... One of the most popular of comic operas, Donizetti’s ‘L’elisir’ plays like a farce, with broad characters and all the eccentricities of rustic village life. Set in the Basque country,…

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Schubert Weekend

May 18 - May 20
PATS Studio One, University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
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          Join us for a wonderful weekend celebrating the life and music of Franz Schubert. Featuring the internationally renowned singer Ian Bostridge, alongside ensembles ZRI and the Artington Quarter, students musicians and visiting speakers. Event programme: Friday 18th May, 7.30pm - Schubert’s Trout Quintet / Artington Quartet - £10 / £8 concesession / £2 students & U18 Saturday 19th May, 1.10pm – Lunchtime Recital – free admission Saturday 19th May, 3pm – Schubert’s Final Years, Lecture,…

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David Dunnett – Norwich Cathedral Organist

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Guildford United Reformed Church, 83 Portsmouth Road
Guildford, Surrey GU2 4BS United Kingdom
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£12

   Programme will include music by Bach, Vivaldi, Vierne, Franck and Mendelssohn. David has been organist at Norwich Cathedral since January 1996 and was also Master of Music from 1996-2007. He studied at Clare College, Cambridge with John Pryer, John Bishop and David Sanger. He was Director of Music at the College of Wooster in Ohio and Assistant Director of Music at Uppingham School, becoming Sub-Organist at Winchester Cathedral in November 1991. David has taught and conducted musicians at Southampton…

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Beethoven Symphony No 9

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP United Kingdom
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£16 - £28

Following Vivace's triumphant performance of Mahler’s Second Symphony in November 2017, Vivace Chorus returns to Guildford Cathedral with another firm favourite – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Beethoven is widely credited as the first composer to use a choir in a symphony, and his setting of Friedrich von Schiller’s poem Ode to Joy has become one of the most recognised pieces of music in the world, adopted as the official anthem of the European Union in 1985. The symphony is viewed…

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Young Musicians Recitals at the Guildford Institute

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm
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One event on 12/06/2018 at 6:30pm

Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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Showcasing upcoming talent, this series gives you the opportunity to hear accomplished musicians play in a relaxed, informal setting. Come along and enjoy a variety of performances. Occasional Tuesdays · 6.30pm–7.20pm 22 May: Lucasz Jakimow (clarinet) accompanied by Margaret Roberts 12 June: Julian Trevelyan – return visit (pianist and twice BBC Young Musician finalist) Full performer and programme details will be available nearer the time and will be publicised throughout the Institute and on our website www.guildford-institute.org.uk Admission is free,…

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June 2018

A Garland for the Queen

June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Catherine’s School, Station Road, Bramley
Guildford, GU5 0DF United Kingdom
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Guildford Chamber Choir under the direction of guest conductor Richard Pearce presents a sequence of music with Elizabethan connections. Madrigals from The Triumphs of Oriana offered as a tribute to Elizabeth I will be sung alongside music written for Elizabeth II’s coronation by Tippett, Vaughan Williams and Britten and songs by Quilter and Finzi. We will be joined by the tenor Christopher Bowen and pianist Gavin Roberts. In support of Guildford Action. Tickets from Guildford Tourist Information Centre £12 in…

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Come and Sing Bizet!

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
St Johns centre, 222 Epsom Road
Guildford, Surrey GU4 7AA United Kingdom
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£15

Guildford Opera invite you to join them to explore the life of Georges Bizet through his operas. The afternoon will be led by our Music Director Lewis Gaston who will take us through his life and works, demonstrating his musical development as we learn and sing some of his well-known and also less popular choruses. Apply online at www.guildfordopera.com  or buy your ticket at Guildford Tourist Information Centre High St, Guildford GU1 3AJ  01483 444333  www.tickets.visitguildford.com Registration 1.45-2pm;   Workshop 2-6.30pm. £15 (students free) including music score, tea/coffee and a…

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Farnham: Solo Bach at Lunchtime

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
St Andrews Church, Farnham, GU9 7PW, Upper Church Lane
Farnham, GU9 7PW United Kingdom
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£10

JS Bach: Solo works for violin and cello Lunchtime concerto with light lunch served after concert Katherine Sharman, cello, and Adrian Butterfield, violin, each perform a solo by JS Bach. JS Bach: Suite No.5 in C minor BWV 1011 for solo cello   JS Bach: Sonata No.1 in G minor BWV 1001 for solo violin £10 Unreserved,  CASH ON DOOR ONLY,  Under 26 years FREE

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Belshazzar’s Feast

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP United Kingdom
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£5 - £25

Guildford Choral’s summer concert showcases the work of three great English composers from the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Vaughan Williams, Elgar and Walton. First the simply masterful Five Mystical Songs, by Vaughan-Williams, composed for the Three Choirs Festival in 1911, followed by Elgar’s Cello Concerto – the hauntingly beautiful and contemplative cornerstone of the solo cello repertoire, performed by award-winning Pavlos Carvalho. Finally, bringing the concert to a rousing conclusion, Walton’s biblical story about the lavish feast thrown by…

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Farnham: Celebration of Purcell

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrews Church, Farnham, GU9 7PW, Upper Church Lane
Farnham, GU9 7PW United Kingdom
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£20

“Welcome to all the Pleasures” A celebration of the music of Henry Purcell Ellen McAteer, Daniel Taylor, Robin Blaze, Charles Daniels Theatre of Early Music Choir, Toronto London Handel Players, directed by Adrian Butterfield Programme ‘Welcome to all the pleasures’, A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day Suite The Married Beau from Ayres for the Theatre ‘My heart is inditing’ Coronation Anthem ‘Music for a while’ for alto Suite from King Arthur ‘Come ye sons of art’ Birthday Song for Queen Mary

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Tilford Bach Festival: JS Bach B Minor Mass

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saints Church, Tilford, Tilford Road
Tilford near Farnham, GU10 2DD United Kingdom
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JS Bach: Mass in B Minor Concert dedicated to the memory of Canon Heather Humphrey, priest-in-charge of Tilford Church, who died unexpectedly on 23 February 2018 Soloists as above in picture Singers from the Theatre of Early Music Choir, Toronto London Handel Orchestra, directed by Adrian Butterfield BUY Centre of church reserved seat ticket at £35-00 and receive emails on future concerts BUY Right side front of church reserved seat ticket at £30-00 and receive emails on future concerts BUY Right side front of church reserved seat ticket at…

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The Chantry Singers Summer Concert with award winning folk duo Ninebarrow

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St Nicolas Church, Bury Street
Guildford, Surrey GU2 4AW United Kingdom
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£14

Nine Barrow and Chantry Singers Poster         CHANTRY SINGERS NEXT CONCERT 30 JUNE 2018 A concert by award-winning folk duo NINEBARROW and The Chantry Singers, featuring unique performances of original songs arranged by conductor Roy Rashbrook. Come and hear a fresh take on the choral and folk traditions, in music that is deeply rooted in the landscape and history of the British Isles. This will take place as part of Guildford Summer Festival on Saturday 30th June…

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September 2018

Carmen at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnuad Theatre

September 10
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a live orchestra of more than 30 musicians, the Russian State Opera present a powerful and dramatic production of Bizet’s Carmen (Monday 10 September).  Sung in French with English surtitles, this vibrant opera has it all: love, treachery, passion and betrayal. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by calling the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Box Office on 01483…

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La Traviata at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

September 11
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Guaranteed to delight you with sumptuous sets and splendid new costumes, the Russian State Opera return to Guildford with Verdi’s La Traviata (Tuesday 11 September), sung in Italian with English surtitles.  A deeply moving piece, overflowing with emotion and containing moments of genius, La Traviata is a powerful, unforgettable experience. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by calling the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Box Office…

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November 2018

The Nutcracker at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 29
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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The Russian State Ballet returns with the eternal seasonal favourite The Nutcracker (Thursday 29 November) directed and choreographed by the former award-winning Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky.  A truly captivating piece of theatre and a wonderful introduction to ballet, the show continues to capture the hearts and imaginations of all generations across the world. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by calling the Yvonne…

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Swan Lake at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 30
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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The Russian State Ballet presents the beautifully compelling tale of tragic romance, Swan Lake (Friday 30 November).  From the opulent splendour of the palace ballroom to the moonlit lake where majestic swans glide in perfect formation, this ballet really has it all, capturing the full range of human emotions: hope and despair, terror and tenderness, melancholy and ecstasy. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office Tickets are on sale now! You can book your tickets by…

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