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Guildhall School events January – July 2012 Music • Drama • Opera • Jazz


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Welcome... to the spring/summer season of events at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, one of Europe’s leading conservatoires based in the heart of the City of London. 2012 promises to be a special year for London, and the School has a host of inspiring performances on offer over the next few months, showcasing the work of our talented actors, musicians and theatre technicians. Join us this season to enjoy world-class performances from artists on the brink of exciting professional careers.

Contents Season series Guildhall Artists at the Barbican

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Faculty Artist Series 

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Total Immersion

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Monthly highlights

January February March April May June July

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Prizes / Public Final Recitals

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Masterclasses

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Guildhall ResearchWorks

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Creative Learning

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Guildhall Young Artists

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Future events

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Events at a glance

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Cover photo: Kurt Egyiawan in the title role in Richard III (2011) Š Clive Barda

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Season Series

Guildhall Artists at the Barbican Season Series

Senior musicians from the Guildhall School take to the Barbican stage before LSO concerts with free performances of complementary repertoire. Thursday 9 February • 6pm

Thursday 15 March • 6pm

Sunday 3 June • 6pm

Bernstein and Copland Songs

Piano works by Brahms

Mozart Sonatas for Violin and Piano

Anna Gillingham, soprano

Brahms Sonata No. 3 in F minor op. 5

Marta Fontanals-Simmons, mezzo-soprano

Brahms Variations on a theme of Paganini (Book 1)

Jean-Selim Abdelmoula, piano

Ben McAteer, baritone

Ben Schoeman, piano

Thursday 21 June • 6pm

Eun Duk Kim, Angelina Kuzmina, piano

Sunday 1 April • 6pm

Works by Berg and Beethoven

Songs by Mahler

Berg Piano Sonata op. 1

Mahler Songs from Das Knaben Wunderhorn

Beethoven Piano Sonata op.109

Wednesday 15 February • 6pm

Piano works by Rachmaninov

Bartosz Woroch, violin

Mishka Rushdie Momen, piano

Augusta Hebbert, soprano

Rachmaninov 10 Preludes op. 23

Szymek Komasa, baritone

Sunday 15 July • 6pm

Rachmaninov Humoresque op. 10 no. 5

Julia Samojlo, piano

Ravel Piano Trio

Ashley Fripp, piano Thursday 23 February • 6pm

Works by Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky

Rhodes Piano Trio Sunday 29 April • 6pm

Works by Debussy and Caplet Debussy Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp Caplet The Masque of the Red Death for Harp and String Quartet

Shostakovich 2 Pieces for Octet

Debussy Danses sacrée et profane

Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence

Marged Hall, Murdo Macrae, Fionnuala Somerville, harp

Roberto Gonzalez, Giovanni Guzzo, Pablo Hernan, Viktor Stenjhem, violin

Marko Pop, violin

Tetsuumi Nagata, Adam Newman, viola

Carolina Ribeiro Patricio, flute Roberto Gonzalez, violin Rosalind Ventris, viola Michael Petrov, cello

Timothy Lowe, Brian O’Kane, cello

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FacultyArtist ArtistSeries Series Faculty Krzysztof Smietana

Charles Owen

Caroline Palmer

The School’s series of exclusive performances by senior professors gives public, staff and students the opportunity to see some of the country’s finest musicians perform in the intimate setting of the Music Hall. Monday 5 March • 7.30pm

Thursday 10 May • 7.30pm

Krzysztof Smietana violin Assistant Deputy Head of Strings

Charles Owen piano

Caroline Palmer piano Senior Tutor in Keyboard Chamber Music

Works by Bach, Kurtág, Bartók and Debussy

Programme to include Beethoven and Busoni violin sonatas

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Professor of Piano

The Faculty Artist Series 2011/12 is generously supported by Michael and Mercedes Hoffman

Reserved tickets: £15 (£10 concessions, free for Guildhall staff and students) available now from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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Total Immersion Jonathan Harvey, Brett Dean and Arvo Pärt The Guildhall School is delighted to once again join the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Total Immersion series exploring the work of three exciting contemporary composers.

Saturday 28 January • 1pm

Saturday 17 March • 7pm

Total Immersion: Jonathan Harvey

New works by Guildhall composers

Tranquil Abiding Songs of Li Po Vers Tombeau de Messiaen Calling Across Time

New works by Jason Anderson, Ben Graves and Peter Yarde-Martin premiered by an ensemble of BBC Symphony and Guildhall School performers as part of the Total Immersion Day.

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Richard Baker, conductor Oriental spirituality, the ancient Chinese desire to live ‘in modest harmony with Nature,’ the nature of consciousness and memory – all these are longstanding preoccupations of Harvey, and they all come together in this concert. Two of the pieces also pay homage to admired fellow composers, one living, one recently deceased. BARBICAN HALL

Saturday 17 March • 1pm

Total Immersion: Brett Dean Polysomnography Wolf-Lieder* Voices of Angels Guildhall Chamber Ensemble Jenavieve Moore, soprano Brett Dean, conductor* These three pieces show the huge range of Dean’s expressive world. Polysomnography evokes the five stages of sleep, Voices of Angels summons a very different kind of angel to the sentimental image of popular imagination, and Wolf-Lieder mingles Hugo Wolf’s music with Brett’s own in a moving portrayal of Wolf’s descent into madness.

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Saturday 28 April • 1pm

Total Immersion: Arvo Pärt Magnificat Nunc Dimittis Für Alina Spiegel im Spiegel Stabat Mater Musicians from the Guildhall School Eamonn Duggan, conductor In amongst the choral pieces are two key chamber works: the tiny piano piece Für Alina, where Pärt discovered his mature style, and Spiegel im Spiegel, known to millions through its use in numerous film scores including Gus van Sant’s Gerry. The three liturgical works project this patterned, circling sound world on to a bigger canvas. ST GILES CRIPPLEGATE

Tickets: £12 for each concert available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Please note the seating at St Giles Cripplegate (28 April) is unreserved. Full details of the Total Immersion Days at www.bbc.co.uk/symphonyorchestra

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January Tuesday 10 January • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Singers Classic jazz harmonies from the Guildhall Jazz Singers as part of the Brandenburg Spring Choral Festival 2012. Tickets: St Martin’s Box Office 020 7766 1100 www.smitf.org ST MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS Trafalgar Square WC2

Wednesday 25 January • 1.05pm

Friday 27 January • 7.30pm

Rob Garcia Trio

Guildhall Chamber Orchestra

New York-based jazz drummer extraordinaire Rob Garcia brings his trio to the School, featuring Noah Preminger on saxophone and bassist Masa Kamaguchi. Admission free SUNDIAL COURT MUSIC ROOM

Thursday 26 January • 1.05pm

Takács Quartet Britten String Quartet No. 3 Dvořák String Quartet No. 10 op. 51 Admission free MUSIC HALL

Tuesday 24 January • 7.30pm

Guildhall Artists in Recital at Carnegie Hall Senior musicians from the Guildhall School visit New York’s Carnegie Hall for the very first time, performing a selection of chamber music including a work by Guildhall School alumnus and renowned British composer Thomas Adès. For friends of the School based in North America, this opportunity to see talented Guildhall School performers in the Weill Recital Hall is not to be missed. Brahms Sonata for cello and piano no. 1 in E minor op. 38 Thomas Adès Concert Paraphrase on ‘Powder her face’ (Part one) Chopin Barcarolle op. 60 Schoenberg Dank op. 1 no. 1 Rachmaninov 4 Songs Szymon Komasa, baritone Schubert Auf dem Strom Michael Petrov, cello Ashley Fripp, piano Tickets: $20 ($10 concessions) carnegiehall.org / CarnegieCharge 212-247-7800 / Box Office at 57th and Seventh. WEILL RECITAL HALL Carnegie Hall, 57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York

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Anthony Marwood, director Brett Dean Short Stories Beethoven Symphony No. 1 Peteris Vasks Violin Concerto ‘Distant Light’ Musicians from the Guildhall School tackle two contemporary works: Australian composer Brett Dean’s five miniatures, and the violin concerto by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks, which was first performed by Gidon Kremer and is filled with hope for a ‘more ideal world’. Guildhall alumnus and distinguished violinist Anthony Marwood directs the Guildhall Chamber Orchestra in a programme also including Beethoven’s Haydninspired first symphony. Reserved tickets: £15, £10 (£5 concessions, Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Group discount available (020 7382 7211). LSO ST LUKE’S

February Tuesday 14 February • 1.05pm

Recorder Consort Ian Wilson, director An illustrated guide to recorder works by 20th-century English composer Edmund Rubbra. Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM


JANUARY/FEBRUARY

A chilling tale of sexual cynicism and conspiracy – barely out of her convent, a beautiful young girl is the focus of two French aristocrats’ attempts to corrupt. Thursday 2, Friday 3, Monday 6, Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9 February • 7.30pm Monday 6, Thursday 9 February • 2pm Nick Bagnall director Nicky Bunch designer Unreserved tickets: £8 (£4 concessions, Guildhall staff & students, Equity) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 3 January. Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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a play by Christopher Hampton from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos

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Monday 13, Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15, Thursday 16 February • 7.30pm Tuesday 14 February • 7.30pm Tuesday 14, Thursday 16 February • 2pm

Mario CastelnuovoTedesco Guitar Celebration

Sue Lefton director • Susannah Henry designer • Daniel Street lighting designer David Miller and Robert Brightmore, directors An evening Adapted from the play celebrating the chamber music of Her Stepdaughter by Gabriela which was the basis for Janácek’s opera, onePreissová of the foremost composers for this guitarstory in the twentieth of betrayal, love and forgiveness in a century, including works with small, tight-knit community caused a scandal flute, piano and voice.

in Prague when it was first performed Admission free LECTURE RECITAL 1890s and ROOM was not performed

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in Britain until five years ago. Guildhall School actors present a rare production of this play.

Unreserved tickets: £8 (£4 concessions, Guildhall staff & students, Equity) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 13 January. Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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FEBRUARY/MARCH

Tuesday 28 February, Thursday 1, Saturday 3, Tuesday 6 March • 7pm Stephen Barlow conductor Martin Lloyd-Evans director Dick Bird designer Simon Corder lighting designer

BRITTEN A MIDSUMMER NIGHTI S DREAM The Guildhall School’s award-winning Opera programme makes its Barbican Theatre debut in 2012. Ahead of the one-hundredth anniversary of Benjamin Britten’s birth, Guildhall School singers and musicians present one of the composer’s most spellbinding works. Britten and Peter Pears adapted Shakespeare’s play to form the opera’s libretto, with the finished opera receiving its first performance in Aldeburgh on 11 June 1960. Don’t miss the chance to see Guildhall School opera’s take on this 20th-century masterpiece. Reserved tickets: £25 (£15 concessions, £5 Guildhall staff and students) available now from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Group discount available (020 7382 7211). BARBICAN THEATRE

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Tuesday 14 February • 7.30pm

Friday 24 February • 7.30pm

Mario CastelnuovoTedesco Guitar Celebration

The Song Guild

David Miller and Robert Brightmore, directors An evening celebrating the chamber music of one of the foremost composers for guitar in the twentieth century, including works with flute, piano and voice. Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Thursday 16 February • 7pm

German Lied Concert A concert prepared and presented by Eugene Asti of well-known and interesting lesser-known German Lieder, performed by postgraduate singers and pianists. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Tuesday 21 February • 7.30pm

Wolf Das Italienisches Liederbuch This evening sees the launch of The Song Guild, an elite group of senior singers and pianists, brought together to perform song repertoire under the leadership of Professor Graham Johnson, one of the world’s leading vocal accompanists. Tonight they present Wolf’s settings of German translations of Italian folk poetry, showcasing some of the School’s outstanding musicians. Tickets: £15 (£5 concessions, Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 16 January. Group discount available (020 7382 7211). LSO ST LUKE’S

Friday 24 February • 7pm

New works by Guildhall School composers

With Eclectic Voices

New string and piano duos composed by postgraduate composers and premiered by Guildhall School performers.

Scott Stroman, director Martin Hathaway, alto saxophone

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Guildhall Jazz Singers and Ensemble

A programme of vocal jazz including a suite from the Second Sacred Concert by Duke Ellington.

March Tuesday 6 March • 1.05pm

Wind and Brass Chamber Music A showcase of wind and brass chamber groups, including works by Beethoven, Hummel and Krommer. Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Marcos de Portugal Celebration Two events to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the Portuguese composer famed for his 21 operas.

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Wednesday 21 March • 2pm

Thursday 22 March • 1.05pm

Marcos de Portugal Lecture

Guildhall Vocal Ensemble

An illustrated lecture presented by Antonio Marques, Portuguese authority on the composer.

Susan Waters, director

Admission free

ST OLAVE’S CHURCH, hart street EC3

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Marcos de Portugal Missa Grande Admission free


MARCH

Monday 19 – Saturday 24 March

Guildhall Annual Jazz Festival Major visiting artists and exciting up-and-coming talent perform at this year’s Jazz Festival, which promises to be bigger and better than ever. Six days of lunchtime, rush hour and evening concerts will see Guildhall jazz musicians and guest artists collaborate. Highlights include:

Monday 19 March • 7.30pm

Wednesday 21 March • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Band

Improvised Music Night

directed by special guest Mike Gibbs The Guildhall School welcomes back the internationally renowned composer and arranger as guest director of the award-winning Guildhall Jazz Band. Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions, free for Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www. barbican.org.uk) from 16 January. MUSIC HALL

Tuesday 20 March • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Faculty Concert The Guildhall Jazz Faculty divides into two ‘teams’ to present two sets of original music plus some old favourites with a twist. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Friday 23 March • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Alumni Ensemble

featuring special guest featuring special guests Phil David Friesen (bass) plus Minton (voice) and Maggie faculty members Martin Hathaway (alto saxophone) Nicholls (voice) alongside Guildhall School musicians and Barry Green (piano)

Two of the most respected performers in European improvised music perform alongside Guildhall jazz musicians. Phil Minton directs his crossdepartmental ‘feral’ choir and Maggie Nichols leads the undergraduate jazz musicians. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Thursday 22 March • 7.30pm

Vintage Jazz Night featuring special guests Malcolm Earle Smith (trombone) and Colin Good (piano) with Guildhall School musicians A special concert focusing on jazz styles and repertoire pre-1945, featuring small and large ensembles and devised by two of Britain’s leading figures in classic jazz.

The acclaimed American jazz bassist and educator returns for his third visit to the Guildhall School, reforming his ‘London’ trio and accompanied by the Guildhall Jazz Alumni Ensemble in an exciting new collaboration especially devised for the School’s festival. This concert will feature new arrangements of David Friesen’s music by past and present Guildhall musicians. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Saturday 24 March • 5pm

Junior Guildhall Jazz Ensemble directed by Ollie Weston and Jonathan Taylor Jazz musicians from Junior Guildhall take to the stage presenting an exciting programme of originals and jazz standards.

Saturday 24 March • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Singers and Ensemble with special guest Liane Carroll (voice/piano) directed by Malcolm Edmonstone and Scott Stroman The festival finale welcomes one of the most popular and respected musicians in Britain performing alongside the Guildhall Jazz Singers and Ensemble, with new arrangements by Malcolm Edmonstone. Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions, free for Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 16 January. MUSIC HALL

Complete listings for the Guildhall Jazz Festival at www.gsmd.ac.uk/events

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Wednesday 21 March • 7.30pm

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra James MacMillan, conductor MacMillan 3 interludes from The Sacrifice Britten Sinfonia da requiem Prokofiev Suite from Romeo and Juliet Renowned Scottish composer and conductor James MacMillan directs the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in a programme that includes orchestral excerpts from his opera The Sacrifice, a work premiered in 2007 by Welsh National Opera which was described as a ‘score of real brilliance’ by The Independent. Two twentiethcentury classics are also on the programme: Prokofiev’s first suite from his enduringly popular ballet, and one of Britten’s finest orchestral works, written in the midst of, and as a response to, the horrors of World War II. Reserved tickets: £15, £10 (£5 concessions) available now from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Group discount available (020 7382 7211). BARBICAN HALL

A Portrait of James MacMillan at 6.30pm MacMillan Quintet for Horn and Strings MacMillan The Lament of Mary Queen of Scots Anna Gillingham soprano, Matthew Sandy tenor, Laetita Stott horn, Jonathan Chan violin, Pablo Hernan violin, Nigulia Mirzayeva violin, Tetsuumi Negata violin, Michael Petrov cello, Sergio Serra cello, Erdem Misirlioglu piano Admission free

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Monday 26 March • 1.05pm

Thursday 29 March • 7pm

Friday 30 March • 7pm

Guildhall Percussion Ensemble

French Song Concert

Guildhall Baroque Orchestra

Julian Warburton, director David Ruff, flute Lou Harrison First Concerto for Flute and Percussion John Cage Living Room Music John Cage Second Construction John Cage Third Construction

A concert of French Song repertoire, presented by Gordon Stewart and performed by postgraduate singers and pianists.

Adrian Butterfield director Part of the London Handel Festival

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Geminiani Enchanted Forrest Handel Harp Concerto

Friday 30 March • 1.05pm

Handel Fireworks Music

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Guildhall Brass Band

Tuesday 27 March • 7pm

John McCabe Salamander

Voiceworks

Elgar Howarth In Memoriam RK

Newly-written works for voice performed by senior singers, pianists, and instrumentalists, alongside more established vocal repertoire of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Torstein Aagaard-Nilsen Hommage to W A Mozart

Tickets: £10 (free for Guildhall students) available from the London Handel Festival Box Office 01460 54660 from 1 February (http://booking.london-handelfestival.com from 25 January).

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Preceded by

Chris Houlding, conductor

Peter Graham On the Shoulders of Giants Admission free MUSIC HALL

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The Life & Adventures of

Part One by David Edgar adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens Monday 26, Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 March • 7.30pm Tuesday 27, Thursday 29 March • 2pm Joseph Blatchley director Dora Schweitzer designer Encounter Kate and Ralph Nickleby, Wackford and Fanny Squeers, the Infant Phenomenon, Newman Noggs, Miss Knag, the Mantalinis, Miss La Creevy, Smike and a host of others, as we journey with Nicholas from Devonshire to a teeming London via Dotheboys Hall in Yorkshire and Vincent Crummles’ theatre troupe on tour in Portsmouth. A comic masterpiece by one of our most theatrical of novelists, this landmark adaptation became an instant classic when it premiered in the 1980s. The Guildhall School celebrates the bicentenary of Dickens’s birth with this new production. Unreserved tickets: £8 (£4 concessions, Guildhall staff & students, Equity) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 27 February. Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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April Thursday 12 April • 9pm

Guildhall Jazz Band with special guest soloist Henry Lowther (trumpet) Scott Stroman, director A special concert celebrating the centenary of the birth of legendary jazz arranger Gil Evans, with a performance of ‘Sketches of Spain’. This performance is presented as part of the Incorporated Society of Musicians’ annual conference. Tickets (balcony seating only): £10 available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 3 January. LSO ST LUKE’S

Thursday 19 April • 1.05pm

Recorder Concert

Thursday 19 April • 7pm

The Silk Street Award Recital Kathryn McAdam, mezzo soprano Lucy Hall, soprano A highlight of the Guildhall School calendar for over a decade, the Silk Street Award enables a talented singer to study on the School’s prestigious Opera Course with the support of a large number of individuals. Donors to the award receive regular updates from the recipient, giving an interesting behind-thescenes insight into the working life of an opera student. This recital features the current recipient, Kathryn McAdam, together with Lucy Hall, the nominated beneficiary for 20122013. Lucy and Kathryn have chosen a programme of duets and solos including some of their favourite pieces from works by Delibes, Handel, Mozart, and Strauss. For further information about the evening, to make a donation in support of the Silk Street Award for 2011/12 or to reserve a seat at this exciting performance please contact Kate Eberwein in the Development Office on kate.eberwein@gsmd.ac.uk or 020 7382 2366. MUSIC HALL

Ian Wilson, director A concert focusing on contemporary repertoire for recorder, including works by Gavin Bryars, Leo Chadburn, and Arvo Pärt.

Friday 27 April • 7pm

Saturday 28 April • 7.30pm

Italian Vocal Music

Guildhall Jazz Band plays Duke Ellington

Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

A concert presented by Emanuele Moris of Italian song and opera aria repertoire, performed by postgraduate singers and pianists.

Monday 23 April • 7pm

Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Opera Ensemble A series of well-known and much-loved opera scenes and some lighter music performed by senior singers. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Friday 27 April • 7pm

Duo Performances Senior pianists and their instrumental partners are directed by Gordon Back in a concert of duo repertoire. Admission free MUSIC HALL

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Martin Hathaway, director The Guildhall School’s continuing collaboration with the Duke Ellington Society UK features old favourites and rarely-performed scores by the Duke. Admission free MUSIC HALL


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Friday 20, Saturday 21, Thursday 26, Friday 27, Saturday 28 April • 7.30pm Saturday 21 April • 2pm, Sunday 22 April • 6pm, Saturday 28 April • 2pm

A Soldier and a Maker by Iain Burnside A new play based on songs, poems and letters of Ivor Gurney Iain Burnside director Giuseppe and Emma Belli designers Victoria Newlyn movement Three-quarters of a century after his death Ivor Gurney is now celebrated as both poet and composer. This Gloucester-born tailor’s son preferred the term ‘maker’. He was many things beside: soldier, cricketer, crack shot, cake eater, nightwalker, wit, faithful if exasperating friend and, for the last 17 years of his life, asylum inmate. Interweaving new material with Gurney’s own music, poems and letters, Iain Burnside has created a unique piece of music theatre. His cast combines 16 singers, 2 pianists and 1 actor. For information of the related study day see page 27.

Unreserved tickets: £15 (£5 concessions, Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 16 January. Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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The Gold Medal Tuesday 2 May • 7pm

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra

BARBICAN HALL

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James Judd, conductor The Gold Medal, the Guildhall School’s most prestigious prize for musicians, was founded and endowed by Sir Dixon Kimber in 1915. Since 1950 it has been to open to singers and instrumentalists in alternate years. Previous winners include William Primrose (1922), Jacqueline du Pré (1960), Patricia Rozario (1979), Tasmin Little (1986) and Bryn Terfel (1989). This year is the turn of instrumentalists, who will perform a concerto with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra before a Barbican Hall audience. They will be judged by a prestigious jury panel, including chief culture critic for The Times Richard Morrison, and Martin Campbell-White, Joint Chief Executive of Askonas Holt artist management. Reserved tickets: £15, £10 (£5 concessions, Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 15 February.

Natalya Romaniw

Martyna Jatkauskaite

Gary Griffiths

Winner of the 2011 Gold Medal

Winner of the 2010 Gold Medal

Winner of the 2009 Gold Medal

Wednesday 16 May

Vintners’ HALL, Upper Thames Street, EC4

The Gold Medal Dinner A gala fundraising evening in honour of the winner and finalists of the Gold Medal 2012, raising vital funds for the Guildhall School’s Scholarships Fund. Tickets: £200 including champagne reception, exclusive recital performance by the Gold Medal winner, three-course dinner with coffee and post-dinner stirrup cup reception, as well as premium seats and reception at the Gold Medal competition itself. For further information or to book tickets please contact the Development Office on 020 7382 7179 or email development@gsmd.ac.uk.

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May Thursday 3 May • 7pm

Guildhall Horn Ensemble Hugh Seenan, conductor J.S Bach arr. Shaw Prelude and Fugue in A minor Koetsier Cinq Nouvelles Scarmolin Lento Tcherepnin Six Pieces Tippett Sonata Castelnuovo-Tedesco Choral and Variation Basler Harambee Proctor Amazing Grace Admission free MUSIC HALL

Tuesday 8 May • 1.05pm

Russian Song Concert Lada Valesova, director A concert of Russian song repertoire and Russian opera arias and scenes, performed by postgraduate singers.

Thursday 10 May • 1.05pm

Friday 18 May • 7pm

Wind Chamber Music

Guildhall Baroque Orchestra

Guildhall musicians perform beautiful French chamber music, lyrical and profound.

Pavlo Beznosiuk, director Richter String Symphony No. 4 in C Mozart Symphony No. 1 in Eb Haydn Symphony No. 49 in F minor ‘La Passione’

Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Friday 11 May • 7pm

Berg, Schoenberg & Webern A celebration of the School’s ongoing collaboration with the Banff Centre in Canada. The concert will be conducted by Henk Guittart of the Banff Centre, and the soloists both spent a period of study in Banff as part of the collaboration. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Tuesday 15 May • 1.05pm

Guildhall Harpists and Friends An enchanting programme of harp solos and chamber music. Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

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Vocal Showcase

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Friday 18 May • 7.30pm / Wednesday 23 May • 5.30pm

Voiceworks A programme of new vocal works, the culmination of an annual project between Guildhall School composers and singers, poets from Birkbeck College and the Wigmore Hall. Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM / Wigmore Hall

Wednesday 30 May • 7pm

Guildhall Percussion Ensemble Julian Warburton, director Featuring music by Rolf Wallin. Admission free MUSIC HALL

Friday 4 May

A day of performances by undergraduate vocal students, showcasing their work in drama, movement, opera and music theatre. 1.05pm

Light Music Showing: undergraduate singers present songs in a specially devised piece, directed by Victoria Newlyn & Ian Kennedy. 5.45pm

Movement Class Open Workshop: undergraduate singers demonstrate their work in an open Movement class, led by Bryony Williams.

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Monteverdi L’incoronazione di Poppea Undergraduate singers present a reduced version of Monteverdi’s last opera, directed by Sally Burgess with music preparation by Emanuele Moris, Linnhe Robertson and Peter Robinson. Music Theatre Showing: undergraduate singers present the culmination of their Music Theatre Class, directed by Bridgitta Roy. Admission free MUSIC HALL 17


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Monday 14, Tuesday 15, Wednesday 16, Thursday 17 May • 7.30pm Tuesday 15, Thursday 17 May • 2pm Owen Horsley director Aristophanes, the greatest comic writer of his time, exuberantly mixes bawdiness and politics in his plea for peace during wartime.

“Tell me, ladies, if I found a way to end the war, would you do anything to help…?” The wives of the fighting men decide to go on a sex strike.

Lysistrata by Aristophanes

Please note tickets for this production only are available directly from The Albany. Unreserved tickets: £8 (£4 concessions, Guildhall staff & students, Equity) available 16 April from The Albany 020 8692 4446 (www.thealbany.org.uk).

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Stephen Medcalf director Ned Rorem’s intimate chamber opera was first performed at Indiana University on 24 February, 2006. The libretto, by J.D. McClatchy, is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning and widely admired play of the same name by Thornton Wilder and depicts life and events in a small town, Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire. Rorem’s music is lyrical and approachable and will hold an immediate appeal for the audience.

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This production of Our Town will be its British and European premiere. Reserved tickets: £25 (£15 concessions, £5 Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 29 March. Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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June Friday 1 June • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Band featuring special guests John Surman (saxophones) and John Warren (composer / director) A very special concert reuniting two of the most respected names in jazz who have collaborated on many significant projects over a period of 40 years, performing alongside up-and-coming Guildhall jazz musicians. Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions, free for Guildhall staff and students) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 16 January. LSO ST LUKE’S

Sunday 10 June • 4pm

Monday 24 June – Friday 27 July

Silent Film and Live Music

City of London Festival

Guildhall School musicians continue their collaboration in this series with Electronic Music students contributing new music to accompany classic silent films.

2012 marks the City of London Festival’s 50th anniversary. The Guildhall School has been part of the Festival since its inaugural year, and continues its close collaboration with the Festival, as senior Guildhall musicians give lunchtime concerts in churches across the City every Tuesday-Friday until 13 July. This year the series focuses on celebrating the 150th anniversary of Debussy’s birth. Further details will be available from April on the City of London Festival website: www.colf.org

Tickets: www.barbican.org.uk/films BARBICAN CINEMA 1

Tuesday 12 June • 7.30pm

Guildhall Guitars An evening of intimate musicmaking by Guildhall guitarists, featuring a programme of repertoire from the 20th century including works by Phillip Houghton, William Walton, Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Ravel. Admission free LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Friday 8 June • 7pm

Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize: Winner’s Recital The Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize annually awards an exceptional Guildhall School musician with a Wigmore Hall recital. Pianist Mihkel Poll is the recipient of this year’s award, and his winner’s recital promises to be a special occasion. Mihkel Poll, piano Enescu Sonata in F sharp minor op. 24 no. 1 Ligeti Études No. 5 & No. 13 Bartók Out of doors Ravel Ondine from Gaspard de la nuit Mossolov 2 Nocturnes op. 15 Prokofiev Sonata No. 6 in A major op. 82 Tickets: £12 available from the Wigmore Hall Box Office 020 7935 2141 (www.wigmore-hall.org.uk) from 31 January. WIGMORE HALL

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Music by Roger Anderson

Book by Ernest Kinoy

Bill Deamer choreographer

Lyrics by Lee Goldsmith

Martin Connor director

Steve Edis music director

In 1889, Charlie Chaplin was born into a theatrical family – both parents were Music Hall entertainers. His early life was beset by poverty and despair; his father died an alcoholic when Charlie was 12, his mother suffered a mental breakdown and he and his older half-brother, Sydney, had to be placed in the workhouse at Lambeth. Performance was in his blood and this new musical traces his struggle to break free of his humble beginnings and follow a quest for identity and fulfilment.

Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 July

Summer Gala Evenings Celebrate the end of the School’s year in style at the Guildhall School Summer Gala Evenings. Guests are invited to a drinks reception and supper in the Barbican’s Conservatory and Garden Room followed by a performance of Chaplin. Tickets: £65 including pre-supper drinks reception, two-course supper with wine, entry to the performance of Chaplin, a performance programme and an interval drinks reception. For further information or to book tickets for either evening, contact Rachel Davis on 020 7382 7157 or email rachel.davis@gsmd.ac.uk

Reserved tickets: £15 (£10 concessions, Guildhall staff & students, Equity) available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) from 26 April. Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

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July Tuesday 3 July • 6pm

Vocal Showcase The culmination of undergraduate singers’ Summer Performance Project combining music, movement, text and drama in a specially-devised collaborative piece. Themes of previous projects have included London Life, Don Juan and the Waltz.

Thursday 5 July

New Music Day A day of events showcasing the work of Guildhall School composers. 1.05pm New works by student composers 7.30pm Twenty-First Century Pierrot: new music

ensemble Chroma presents a mixed programme marking Pierrot Lunaire’s 100th Birthday Admission free MUSIC HALL

Admission free MUSIC HALL

Friday 6 July • 12pm

Wednesday 4 July • 1.05pm

Summer Kaleidoscope Concert

Piccolo Concert Guildhall School piccolo players amass for an eclectic mix of old and new repertoire. Admission free MUSIC HALL

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PRIZES

Prizes Thursday 1 March • 10am

Wednesday 18 April • 7pm

Thursday 17 May • 7pm

Romantic Piano Prize

The Needlemakers’ Prize

The Ivan Sutton Award

for performance of a piano recital from the Romantic repertoire.

for performance of a programme of solo repertoire for woodwind instruments.

for performance of a chamber work with piano

MUSIC HALL

MUSIC HALL

Monday 26 March • 2.30pm

Tuesday 24 April • 10am

Supported by the City Music Society in commemoration of Ivan Sutton’s lifetime work for music in the City.

Piano Accompaniment Prize

The English Song Prize

MUSIC HALL

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

for the performance of a short recital of songs with original English texts.

Wednesday 28 March • 7pm

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

The Armourers’ and Braziers’ Brass Prize

Wednesday 2 May • 7pm

for the performance of a programme of solo repertoire for brass instruments. MUSIC HALL

The Gold Medal

Tuesday 8 May • 6.15pm

Aria Prize

for sopranos and mezzo-sopranos In commemoration of Susan Longfield, who was a student at the School. This prize is generously supported by her family. MUSIC HALL

2012 Public

Final recitals

for solo percussionists. MUSIC HALL

Junior Guildhall Lutine Prize

BARBICAN HALL

Tuesday 17 April • 7pm

MUSIC HALL

The Chartered Surveyors’ Prize

Saturday 26 May • 2pm

(see page 16)

The Susan Longfield Prize

for performance of opera arias with piano accompaniment.

Wednesday 23 May • 7pm

Junior Guildhall’s most prestigious award. Six finalists compete for a cash prize and a chance to perform a concerto with a Junior Guildhall ensemble. MUSIC HALL

Admission free to all prizes, unless otherwise stated

All final recitals for undergraduate and postgraduate musicians are open to the public with free admission. A great way to spot the stars of the future!

In 2012 final recitals take place on weekdays, 28 May – 2 July. Check our website www.gsmd.ac.uk/events for detailed listings.

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Masterclasses Alison Balsom

André Previn

Anne Sofie von Otter

András Schiff

Tuesday 10 January • 10am/2pm

Monday 23 January • 10am

Thursday 16 February • 10am

Edith Wiens Voice Masterclass

Anne Sofie von Otter Centre for Orchestra Voice Masterclass

Joe Alessi New York Philharmonic Trombone Masterclass

LSO ST LUKE’S

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Tuesday 24 January • 1.15pm

Thursday 16 February • 10.30am

Michael Tilson Thomas Centre for Orchestra Artist Conversation

Chris Lamb New York Philharmonic Percussion Masterclass

BARBICAN HALL

MUSIC HALL

Wednesday 25 January • 1.05pm

Thursday 16 February • 12pm

Takács Quartet Open Chamber Music Class

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Wednesday 11 January • 2pm Andrew Marriner Centre for Orchestra Clarinet Masterclass MUSIC HALL

Thursday 12 January • 10am Andrew Findon Wind Doubling Instruments Masterclass LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

MUSIC HALL

Phil Smith New York Philharmonic Trumpet Masterclass

Thursday 12 January • 2pm

Wednesday 1 February • 2pm

FOUNTAIN ROOM, BARBICAN CENTRE

Rachel Gough Centre for Orchestra Bassoon Masterclass

Richard Goode Piano Masterclass

MUSIC HALL

Monday 16 January • 2.30pm

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Friday 10 February • 2.30pm

Thierry Caens Trumpet Masterclass

Rebecca Gilliver Centre for Orchestra Cello Masterclass

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

LSO ST LUKE’S

Tuesday 17 January • 2pm

Monday 13 February • 2pm

Richard Egarr Keyboard Masterclass

Imogen Cooper Piano Masterclass

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

MUSIC HALL

Thursday 16 February • 1pm Carter Brey New York Philharmonic Cello Masterclass MUSIC HALL

Friday 17 February • 2pm Philip Myers New York Philharmonic Horn Masterclass BARBICAN HALL


MASTERCLASSES Month 2012

Sunday 19 February • 1.15pm

Tuesday 6 March • 6pm

Monday 23 April • 2pm

André Previn Centre for Orchestra Artist Conversation

Stephen Kovacevich Piano Masterclass

Endellion Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Monday 12 March • 2.30pm

Saturday 28 April • 6.30pm

Aquiles Delle Vigne Piano Masterclass

Christian Tetzlaff Centre for Orchestra Violin Masterclass

BARBICAN HALL

Monday 20 February • 10am/2pm Gary Hoffman Cello Masterclass

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

LSO ST LUKE’S

Friday 16 March • 3pm Tuesday 21 February • 2pm Anne-Sophie Mutter, André Previn & Daniel Müller-Schott Centre for Orchestra Chamber Music Masterclass LSO ST LUKE’S

Sarah Connolly Centre for Orchestra Voice Masterclass LSO ST LUKE’S

Tuesday 8 May • 10.30am Nikolaj Znaider Centre for Orchestra Violin Masterclass LSO ST LUKE’S

Thursday 22 March • 6.30pm Sir Colin Davis Centre for Orchestra Conducting Masterclass

Tuesday 8 May • 2.30pm

LSO ST LUKE’S

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

MUSIC HALL

Friday 23 March • 4pm

Friday 11 May • 2pm

Tuesday 28 February • 11am

Marisa Robles Harp Masterclass

Endellion Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Thursday 29 March • 2pm

Monday 14 May • 6pm

Wednesday 29 February • 2pm

Belcea Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass

Richard Goode Piano Masterclass

Friday 24 February • 2pm Alison Balsom Trumpet Masterclass

Helga Storck Harp Masterclass

Endellion Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Janina Fialkowska Piano Masterclass

MUSIC HALL

LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Wednesday 4 April • 3pm

Friday 15 June • 2pm

Monday 5 March • 10am

Daniel Harding Centre for Orchestra Conducting Masterclass

Andràs Schiff Piano Masterclass

Andrew Findon Flute Masterclass

LSO ST LUKE’S

MUSIC HALL

Tuesday 17 April • 10am Emanuel Krasovsky Piano Masterclass LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

MUSIC HALL

All masterclasses are free admission. Free tickets required for those taking place in LSO St Luke’s only: Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk).

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Thursday 8 March • 5pm

Tuesday 13 March • 5pm

Extraordinary Voices

Performing to the Red Light: the psychology of recording

Vocal students from the Guildhall School, in collaboration with the ensemble EXAUDI directed by James Weeks, present experimental works by John Cage and his contemporaries alongside world première performances of Christopher Fox’s newly commissioned work. These works are brought into dialogue with paintings by Piet Mondrian and Ben Nicholson. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk COURTAULD institute of art

Friday 9 March • 5:30pm – 7pm

Talking with the audience: a roundtable and open discussion Chaired by Dr Helena Gaunt and Professor John Sloboda Live musical events increasingly involve verbal interactions with the audience, from pre-concert talks, through lecture-recitals and public masterclasses, to postconcert feedback sessions. A panel of experienced practitioners will review current and developing practice, focusing on how talk can deepen and strengthen the artistic impact of live events, and examining where opportunities lie for further development. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk LECTURE RECITAL ROOM 26

As a form of performance, recording presents many unique challenges for classical musicians and can be both stressful and problematic, yet there is often little training or guidance available in the process and most musicians learn by experience. Terence Curran (Oxford University) presents recent research exploring some of the challenges posed by recording, how these affect musicians and their ability to perform in a recording situation, and how this influences their attitude and approach to the medium. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Thursday 15 March • 6.15pm – 8.45pm

Beyond Text: how can musicians and actors be creative in approaching and performing texts? Centre for Creative Performance & Classical Improvisation & ResearchWorks Professor Daniel Leech-Wilkinson (King’s College London), Ken Rea and David Dolan (Guildhall School), assisted by Guildhall students, will explore creative freedom and personal interpretation in historical recordings from the early 20th century and the notion of improvisation in the performance of a range of texts. Professor John Sloboda will discuss “what animates contemporary audiences”. A round-table discussion and reception will follow. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Wednesday 21 March • 7.30pm

Guildhall Jazz Festival: Improvised Music Night See page 11 for details of the ResearchWorks night of the Jazz Festival.


RESEARCHWORKS

Saturday 17 March – Tuesday 20 March

GUILDHALL SCHOOL / BARBICAN CENTRE

3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE REFLECTIVE CONSERVATOIRE

Reflective Conservatoire Conference: Performing at the Heart of Knowledge An International Conference bringing together leading researchers, performers and teachers in music and drama to address key issues through practical workshops, papers and round table discussions. Hosted by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in partnership with the European Association of Conservatoires (AEC), The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE), the Society for Education, Music & Psychology Research (SEMPRE) and the AHRC Research Centre for Musical Performance as Creative Practice (CMPCP).

Themes

Keynote speakers

• Repertoire for the 21st century

Sir Nicholas Kenyon: Managing Director of the Barbican Centre, previously the Director of the BBC Proms

• Researching performance: practice, discourse and methodologies • Creative collaborative learning (from one-to-one partnerships to ensembles/companies) • Artists in society: understanding audiences and life in the real world

Conference Package: £350 Single day rate: £100 (supplement of £50 for conference dinner)

Includes registration fee, all meals, entrance to all sessions at the Barbican Conference Centre and Guildhall School and Conference Dinner

Patsy Rodenburg OBE: Head of Voice at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and author of best selling books including Presence and The Right to Speak Professor Richard Sennett: Professor of Sociology at London School of Economics and New York University, author of The Craftsman and a new book The Performer due to be published in April 2011

Tickets available from: groups@barbican.org.uk Conference email: conference2012@gsmd.ac.uk Conference web address: www.gsmd.ac.uk/conference

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Sunday 25 March • 10am – 5.30pm

Friday 20 April • 5pm – 6.30pm

Study day: Beyond Sleep: the less-known Gurney

Preludes & Preceptors: a plan for learning the pianoforte in the early nineteenth-century

This Ivor Gurney study day led by Iain Burnside will feature presentations from Kate Kennedy on the poetry and the asylum years, April Fredrick on the songs and Mark Bebbington on the piano music. Roderick Swanston will open the day, putting Gurney’s work in the context of the rich English musical scene of the period. Iain Burnside will discuss the creation of his production A Soldier and a Maker (see page 15) and the day will end with a round table discussion.

In this talk, harpsichordist Penelope Cave sheds light on an important, but forgotten, aspect of early pianoforte lessons. The improvised prelude was a common musical form in this period. Penelope Cave will work with Guildhall students to explore a practical approach to this lost tradition. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

Tickets: £15 (£5 staff, students and concessions) available from 16 January from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). MUSIC HALL

Monday 16 April • 5:30 – 6:30pm

Wednesday 9 May • 7pm

Communication and audience awareness in expert orchestral performance

When Interpretation and Improvisation Meet – the Practice of Creative Performance

with Helena Gaunt and Melissa Dobson

Dr David Dolan and a group of advanced students from the Guildhall School will explore stylistic extemporised gestures within classical and early romantic repertoire works for piano. They will discuss the use of improvised repeats, fermata points, eingangs and cadenzas; these will be applied to the way performers respond to each others’ extemporisations in a chamber music context.

Drawing on interviews with musicians from the UK, US and Germany, this talk explores orchestral musicians’ perceptions and awareness of their audiences. Contextualising this issue within broader findings on the importance of social and musical communication in orchestral work, a range of potential implications for orchestral training will be considered. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk LECTURE RECITAL ROOM

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Thursday 24 & Friday 25 May • 1pm Friday 25 May • 6.30pm & 8.30pm

Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda

Directed by Dr Andrew Lawrence-King This production reproduces elements of the original performance, re-creating Monteverdi’s thrilling vision of an epic swordfight in music. The evening performances will include a talk by Wallace Collection curator Toby Capwell and the opportunity to view the exhibition The Noble Art of the Sword: Fashion and Fencing in Renaissance Europe. In collaboration with historical weaponry expert Dr Klim Zhukhov (St Petersburg State University), the Wallace Collection & the Australian Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotion. Tickets required for evening performances only: £15 (£8.50 concessions) available from the Wallace Collection 020 7563 9567 WALLACE COLLECTION

Thursday 24 May • 7pm

Continuo at the Cutting Edge Linked to the performances at the Wallace Collection, Dr Andrew Lawrence-King will deliver a presentation focusing on questions of Continuo in Monteverdi’s Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda. Admission free but booking is required. To book email research@gsmd.ac.uk Room 147, Guildhall School


RESEARCHWORKS/CREATIVE LEARNING

Creative Learning

A joint division of the Guildhall School and Barbican Centre

Thursday 12, Friday 13, Saturday 14 January • 7.45pm Saturday 14 January • 3pm

Survivor A unique collaboration between two artists at the top of their game – Hofesh Shechter and Antony Gormley. Survivor has at its centre an original score by Shechter, set within a visual landscape by Gormley. For the first time Shechter focuses his creative energy on the music and its performance with a 30-strong band including Guildhall School musicians, 200 drummers, and five male performers inhabiting the Barbican stage. Tickets: £16 – £34 available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk) BARBICAN THEATRE

Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 March

Barbican Weekender: Urban Stories From Shakespeare to Grime, London is bursting with urban stories. This March Barbican Weekender presents two days of art, dance music, theatre and film for all ages. The weekender will include ‘Dialogue’ – a participatory cross-generational music and story telling performance led by Guildhall School Masters in Leadership students. Check out some of the best rhythms in town with young people from our World in Motion drumming groups, led by Guildhall musicians and alumni. Part of the London 2012 Festival and Music Nation Admission free BARBICAN FOYERS

International Associates Residencies New York Philharmonic residency: Tuesday 14 – Saturday 18 February 2012 (see page 24 for masterclass details) Royal Concertgebouw residency: Sat 21 April – Mon 21 May (masterclass listings will be available at www.gsmd.ac.uk/events) As part of the International Associates programme, the Barbican and Guildhall School will be hosting masterclasses with the New York Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestras, alongside their concerts in the Barbican and across East London during 2012. Admission free GUILDHALL SCHOOL / BARBICAN CENTRE

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Guildhall Young Artists Wednesday 4 January • 7.30pm

Wednesday 18 April • 7.30pm

London Schools Symphony Orchestra

London Schools Symphony Orchestra

Carlos Izcaray, conductor

Nicholas Kraemer, conductor

Matthew Trusler, violin Ginastera Estancia: Ballet Suite

Rameau Suite from Les Boreades

Korngold Violin Concerto

Handel Fireworks Music

Castellanos Santa Cruz de Pacairigua

Stravinsky Fireworks

Gershwin An American in Paris

Ravel Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2

Tickets: £7, £14, £17, £23 available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

Tickets: £7, £14, £17, £23 available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891 (www.barbican.org.uk). Group discount available (020 7382 7211).

BARBICAN HALL

BARBICAN HALL CENTRE FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS

a division of the Guildhall School

Junior Guildhall Tuesday 21 February • 7.30pm

Tuesday 10 July • 7.30pm

Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra

Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra

Chris Adey, conductor Abraham Wallfisch-Jacobs, cello

Chris Adey, conductor Christopher Dunn, tuba

Ireland A London Overture Elgar Cello Concerto Glazunov Symphony No. 5 op. 55

Programme featuring the 2011 Lutine Prize winner, Christopher Dunn.

Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions) available from 3 January from The Box Office, St. John’s, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA 020 7222 1061 (www.sjss.org.uk).

Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions) available from June 2012 from The Box Office, St. John’s, Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA 020 7222 1061 (www.sjss.org.uk). ST JOHN’S SMITH SQUARE

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future events 2012 Friday 21 September • 7.30pm

Tuesday 25 September

Guildhall Symphony Chorus and Orchestra

Season Preview

Messiaen Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum Orff Carmina Burana Tickets: on sale from 2 July BARBICAN HALL

An exclusive insight into the artistic and performance highlights for 2012/13 for Guildhall Circle members. MUSIC HALL

Wednesday 21 November • 7.30pm

Monday 24 September • 7.30pm

Guildhall Symphony Orchestra

London Schools Symphony Orchestra

Sir Colin Davis, conductor

Peter Ash, conductor

Dvořák Symphony No. 7

Nielsen Helios Overture

Humperdinck Excerpts from Hänsel und Gretel

Sibelius Songs

Tickets on sale from 2 July

Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen

BARBICAN HALL

Sibelius Symphony No. 6 BARBICAN HALL

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Events at a glance Key to venues: The Albany = The Albany, Deptford, BCinema = Barbican Cinema 1, BFoyer = Barbican Foyer, BH = Barbican Hall, BTheatre = Barbican Theatre, Bridewell = Bridewell Theatre, Fleet Street, Courtauld = The Courtauld Institute of Art, Fountain Rm = Fountain Room, Barbican Centre, LRR = Lecture Recital Room, MH = Music Hall, The Pit = The Pit Theatre, Barbican Centre, RH = Regent Hall, Rm 147 = Room 147, Guildhall School, Silk St Th = Silk Street Theatre, SMR = Sundial Court Music Room, St George’s = St George’s Hanover Square, St Giles = St Giles Cripplegate, SJSS = St John’s Smith Square, St Luke’s = LSO St Luke’s, SMIF = St Martin-in-theFields, St Olave’s = St Olave’s Hart Street, Weill = Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, Wigmore = Wigmore Hall.

January Wed 4 Tue 10 Tue 10 Wed 11 Thu 12 Thu 12 Thu 12 Fri 13 Sat 14 Sat 14 Mon 16 Tue 17 Tue 17 Mon 23 Mon 23 Tue 24 Tue 24 Wed 25 Wed 25 Thu 26 Fri 27 Sat 28 Mon 30

7.30pm 10am/2pm 7.30pm 2pm 10am 2pm 7.45pm 7.45pm 3pm 7.45pm 2.30pm 2pm 7pm 10am 7pm 1.15pm 7.30pm 1.05pm 1.05pm 1.05pm 7.30pm 1pm 7pm

BH LRR SMIF MH LRR MH BTheatre BTheatre BTheatre BTheatre LRR LRR LRR St Lukes LRR BH Weill MH SMR MH St Lukes BH LRR

London Schools Symphony Orchestra Edith Wiens Voice Masterclass Guildhall Jazz Singers Andrew Marriner Centre for Orchestra Clarinet Masterclass Andrew Findon Wind Doubling Instruments Masterclass Rachel Gough Centre for Orchestra Bassoon Masterclass Survivor Survivor Survivor Survivor Thierry Caens Trumpet Masterclass Richard Egarr Keyboard Masterclass Postgraduate String Concert Anne Sofie von Otter Centre for Orchestra Voice Masterclass Jazz Small Bands Michael Tilson Thomas Centre for Orchestra Artist Conversation Guildhall Artists in Recital at Carnegie Hall Takács Quartet Open Chamber Music Class Rob Garcia Trio Takács Quartet Guildhall Chamber Orchestra BBC Total Immersion: Jonathan Harvey Jazz Small Bands

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Richard Goode Piano Masterclass Les Liaisons Dangereuses Junior Guildhall Brass Band Les Liaisons Dangereuses Les Liaisons Dangereuses Jazz Small Bands Les Liaisons Dangereuses

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Tue 7 7.30pm Silk St Th Wed 8 7.30pm Silk St Th Thu 9 2pm Silk St Th Thu 9 6pm BH Thu 9 6.15pm Foyer Thu 9 7.30pm Silk St Th Fri 10 2.30pm St Lukes Mon 13 2pm MH Mon 13 7.30pm Bridewell Tue 14 1.05pm LRR Tue 14 2pm Bridewell Tue 14 7.30pm Bridewell Tue 14 7.30pm LRR Wed 15 6pm BH Wed 15 7pm MH Wed 15 7.30pm Bridewell Thu 16 10am LRR Thu 16 10.30am MH Thu 16 12pm Fountain Rm Thu 16 1pm MH Thu 16 2pm Bridewell Thu 16 7pm MH Thu 16 7.30pm Bridewell Fri 17 2pm BH Fri 17 7pm LRR Sat 18 11am MH Sun 19 1.15pm BH Mon 20 10am/2pm LRR Tue 21 2pm St Lukes Tue 21 7.30pm SJSS Tue 21 7.30pm MH Wed 22 7pm MH Thu 23 6pm BH Fri 24 2pm MH Fri 24 7pm MH Fri 24 7.30pm St Lukes Sat 25 11.30am MH Mon 27 Open Day: Vocal and Opera Tue 28 11am LRR Tue 28 7pm LRR Tue 28 7pm BTheatre Wed 29 2pm LRR Wed 29 7pm MH

Les Liaisons Dangereuses Les Liaisons Dangereuses Les Liaisons Dangereuses Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Bernstein & Copland Wind, Brass & Percussion Les Liaisons Dangereuses Rebecca Gilliver Centre for Orchestra Cello Masterclass Imogen Cooper Piano Masterclass Jenufa Recorder Consort Jenufa Jenufa Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Guitar Celebration Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Rachmaninov Postgraduate String Concert Jenufa Joe Alessi New York Philharmonic Trombone Masterclass Chris Lamb New York Philharmonic Percussion Masterclass Phil Smith New York Philharmonic Trumpet Masterclass Carter Brey New York Philharmonic Cello Masterclass Jenufa German Lied Concert Jenufa Philip Myers New York Philharmonic Horn Masterclass Postgraduate Piano Concert Junior Guildhall String Ensembles André Previn Centre for Orchestra Artist Conversation Gary Hoffman Cello Masterclass Anne-Sophie Mutter, André Previn & Daniel Müller-Schott Centre for Orchestra Chamber Music Masterclass Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Guildhall Jazz Singers and Ensemble Harp Recital Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky Alison Balsom Trumpet Masterclass New works by Guildhall School composers The Song Guild Junior Guildhall National Tuned Percussion Competition booking form at www.gsmd.ac.uk/opendays Helga Storck Harp Masterclass Undergraduate Strings Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Endellion Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass Undergraduate Strings

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March Thu 1 10am MH Thu 1 7pm BTheatre Fri 2 7pm LRR Sat 3/Sun 4 BFoyer Sat 3 7pm BTheatre Mon 5 10am MH Mon 5 7.30pm MH Tue 6 1.05pm LRR Tue 6 1pm SMIF Tue 6 6pm LRR Tue 6 7pm BTheatre Thu 8 5pm Courtauld Fri 9 5.30pm LRR Mon 12 2..30pm LRR Tue 13 5pm LRR Thu 15 6pm BH Thu 15 6.15pm LRR Fri 16 3pm St Lukes Sat 17 1pm BH Sat 17 7pm MH Sat 17 – Tue 20 Mon 19 5pm MH Mon 19 7.30pm MH Tue 20 5pm MH Tue 20 7.30pm MH Wed 21 2pm LRR Wed 21 4.30pm MH Wed 21 6.30pm BH Wed 21 7.30pm MH Wed 21 7.30pm BH Thu 22 1.05pm St Olaves Thu 22 6.30pm St Lukes Thu 22 7.30pm MH Fri 23 3pm MH Fri 23 4pm LRR Fri 23 7.30pm MH Sat 24 5pm LRR Sat 24 7.30pm MH Sun 25 10am MH Mon 26 1.05pm MH Mon 26 2.30pm LRR Mon 26 7.30pm Silk St Th Tue 27 1.05pm LRR

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Romantic Piano Prize Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Postgraduate Strings Barbican Weekender: Urban Stories Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Andrew Findon Flute Masterclass Faculty Artist Series: Krzysztof Smietana and Caroline Palmer Wind and Brass Chamber Music Junior Guildhall Chamber Choir Stephen Kovacevich Piano Masterclass Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream ResearchWorks: Extraordinary Voices ResearchWorks: Talking with the Audience Aquiles Delle Vigne Piano Masterclass ResearchWorks: Performing to the Red Light Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Brahms ResearchWorks: Beyond Text Sarah Connolly Centre for Orchestra Voice Masterclass BBC Total Immersion: Brett Dean BBC Total Immersion: New works by Guildhall School composers Reflective Conservatoire conference Guildhall Jazz Festival: Small Bands Guildhall Jazz Festival: Guildhall Jazz Band Guildhall Jazz Festival: Small Bands Guildhall Jazz Festival: Guildhall Jazz Faculty Concert Marcos de Portugal Lecture Guildhall Jazz Festival: Small Bands Portrait of James MacMillan Guildhall Jazz Festival: Improvised Music Night Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Guildhall Vocal Ensemble Sir Colin Davis Centre for Orchestra Conducting Masterclass Guildhall Jazz Festival: Vintage Jazz Night Guildhall Jazz Festival: Jazz Small Bands Marisa Robles Harp Masterclass Guildhall Jazz Festival: Jazz Alumni Ensemble Guildhall Jazz Festival: Junior Guildhall Jazz Ensemble Guildhall Jazz Festival: Guildhall Jazz Singers and Ensemble ResearchWorks: Ivor Gurney Study Day Guildhall Percussion Ensemble Piano Accompaniment Prize The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Part One) Undergraduate Strings


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Tue 27 Tue 27 Tue 27 Wed 28 Wed 28 Thu 29 Thu 29 Thu 29 Thu 29 Fri 30 Fri 30 Sat 31

2pm 7pm 7.30pm 7pm 7.30pm 2pm 2pm 7pm 7.30pm 1.05pm 7pm 4pm

Silk St Th LRR Silk St Th MH Silk St Th Silk St Th LRR MH Silk St Th MH St George’s MH

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Voiceworks The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby The Armourers’ and Brasiers’ Brass Prize The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Belcea Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass French Song Concert The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Guildhall Brass Band Guildhall Baroque Orchestra Junior Guildhall End of Term Concert

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6pm 3pm 9pm 5.30pm 10am 7pm 7pm 7.30pm 1.05pm 7pm 5pm 7pm 7.30pm 2pm 7.30pm 6pm 2pm 7pm 10am 7pm 7.30pm 7pm 7pm 7.30pm 1pm 2pm 6.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 6pm

BH St Lukes St Lukes LRR LRR MH MH BH LRR MH LRR MH The Pit The Pit The Pit The Pit LRR MH LRR LRR The Pit LRR MH The Pit St Giles The Pit St Lukes MH The Pit BH

Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Mahler Daniel Harding Centre for Orchestra Artist Conversation Guildhall Jazz Band ResearchWorks: Communication and audience awareness Emanuel Krasovsky Piano Masterclass Guildhall Aria Prize The Needlemakers’ Wind Prize London Schools Symphony Orchestra Recorder Concert Silk Street Award Recital ResearchWorks: Preludes and Preceptors Postgraduate String Concert A Soldier and a Maker A Soldier and a Maker A Soldier and a Maker A Soldier and a Maker Endellion Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass Opera Ensemble The English Song Prize Undergraduate Strings A Soldier and a Maker Italian Vocal Music Duo Performances A Soldier and a Maker BBC Total Immersion: Arvo Pärt A Soldier and a Maker Christian Tetzlaff Centre for Orchestra Violin Masterclass Guildhall Jazz Band plays Duke Ellington A Soldier and a Maker Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Debussy & Caplet

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April Sun 1 Wed 4 Thu 12 Mon 16 Tue 17 Tue 17 Wed 18 Wed 18 Thu 19 Thu 19 Fri 20 Fri 20 Fri 20 Sat 21 Sat 21 Sun 22 Mon 23 Mon 23 Tue 24 Tue 24 Thu 26 Fri 27 Fri 27 Fri 27 Sat 28 Sat 28 Sat 28 Sat 28 Sat 28 Sun 29

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May Tue 1 Wed 2 Wed 2 Thu 3 Fri 4 Fri 4 Tue 8 Tue 8 Tue 8 Tue 8 Wed 9 Thu 10 Thu 10 Thu 10 Fri 11 Fri 11 Fri 11 Mon 14 Mon 14 Tue 15 Tue 15 Tue 15 Wed 16 Wed 16 Wed 16 Thu 17 Thu 17 Thu 17 Fri 18 Fri 18 Wed 23 Wed 23 Thu 24 Thu 24 Fri 25 Fri 25 Fri 25 Sat 26 Tue 29 Tue 29 Wed 30 Thu 31

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1pm SMIF Junior Guildhall String Ensemble Open Day: Strings and Keyboard booking form at www.gsmd.ac.uk/opendays 7pm BH The Gold Medal 7pm MH Guildhall Horn Ensemble 1.05pm MH Vocal Showcase 5.45/6.30pm MH Vocal Showcase 10.30am St Lukes Nikolaj Znaider Centre for Orchestra Violin Masterclass 1.05pm LRR Russian Song Concert 2.30pm LRR Janina Fialkowska Piano Masterclass 6.15pm MH The Susan Longfield Prize 7pm MH ResearchWorks: When Interpretation and Improvisation meet 1.05pm LRR Wind Chamber Music 7pm SMR Jazz Small Bands 7.30pm MH Faculty Artist Series: Charles Owen 2pm LRR Endellion Quartet Chamber Music Masterclass 7pm MH Guildhall/Banff collaboration: Berg, Schoenberg & Webern 7pm SMR Jazz Small Bands 6pm MH Richard Goode Piano Masterclass 7.30pm The Albany Lysistrata 1.05pm LRR Guildhall Harpists and Friends 2pm The Albany Lysistrata 7.30pm The Albany Lysistrata 7pm Vintners’ Hall The Gold Medal Dinner 7pm MH Postgraduate Strings 7.30pm The Albany Lysistrata 2pm The Albany Lysistrata 7pm MH The Ivan Sutton Award 7.30pm The Albany Lysistrata 7pm MH Guildhall Baroque Orchestra 7.30pm LRR Voiceworks 5.30pm Wigmore Voiceworks 7pm MH The Chartered Surveyors’ Prize 1pm Wallace Collection ResearchWorks: Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda 7pm Rm 147 ResearchWorks: Continuo at the Cutting Edge 1pm Wallace Collection ResearchWorks: Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda 6.30pm Wallace Collection ResearchWorks: Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda 8.30pm Wallace Collection ResearchWorks: Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda 2pm MH Junior Guildhall Lutine Prize 6pm Foyer Wind Brass & Percussion 7pm Silk St Th Rorem: Our Town 7pm MH Guildhall Percussion Ensemble 7pm Silk St Th Rorem: Our Town


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June Fri 1 Sat 2 Sun 3 Wed 6 Fri 8 Sun 10 Tue 12 Fri 15 Thu 21 Tue 26 Wed 27 Thu 28 Fri 29 Fri 29 Sat 30

7.30pm 7pm 6pm 7pm 7pm 4pm 7.30pm 2pm 6pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 7.30pm 2pm 7.30pm 7.30pm

St Lukes Silk St Th BH Silk St Th Wigmore BCinema 1 LRR MH BH Silk Street Th Silk Street Th Silk Street Th Silk Street Th Silk Street Th Silk Street Th

Guildhall Jazz Band: John Surman and John Warren Rorem: Our Town Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Mozart Rorem: Our Town Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize: Winner’s Recital Silent Film and Live Music Guildhall Guitars András Schiff Piano Masterclass Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Berg & Beethoven Chaplin Chaplin Chaplin Chaplin Chaplin Chaplin

Silk Street MH Silk Street MH Silk Street Silk Street MH MH MH RH MH SJSS BH

Chaplin: Summer Gala evening Vocal Showcase Chaplin: Summer Gala evening Piccolo Concert Chaplin Chaplin New Music Day: new works by Guildhall composers New Music Day: Twenty-first Century Pierrot Summer Kaleidoscope Concert Junior Guildhall Brass Band Junior Guildhall End of Term Concert Junior Guildhall Symphony Orchestra Guildhall Artists at the Barbican: Ravel

July Mon 2 Tue 3 6pm Tue 3 Wed 4 1.05pm Wed 4 2pm Wed 4 7.30pm Thu 5 1.05pm Thu 5 7.30pm Fri 6 12pm Fri 6 1pm Sat 7 4pm Tue 10 7.30pm Sun 15 6pm

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