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Classical Music Round-Up for November 2016 – Lewes, East Sussex

November is often a dark and brooding month, summer just a fond memory as we slouch resignedly towards winter. But soprano Briony Lambert and pianist Nicholas Houghton are presenting a recital of 20th Century songs that could go a long … Continue reading

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Glorious Baroque Concertos with the Corelli Ensemble

On Sunday 8th May at St Pancras Church in Lewes, the Corelli Ensemble will be performing a wonderful concert of Baroque concertos, including Albinoni‘s hauntingly beautiful Oboe concerto. The concert begins at 4pm. Maeve Jenkinson, Musical Director of the Corelli … Continue reading

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More on the Lewes Festival of Song, 2016

Lewes Festival of Song 2016 comes into bloom again from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd July at St. Anne’s Church in Lewes. There are five concerts and many different genres. Russian, American and English songs, Spanish Canciones and French chansons. … Continue reading

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The January 2016 Classical Round-Up

January is often a quiet month for music concerts. Many of us, I suspect, are hunkering down and recovering from holiday exertions and excesses. However, for those happy to sally forth, we have a few goodies this month that will … Continue reading

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Rare opera Mignon by Ambroise Thomas performed by New Sussex Opera

The name ‘Breaky Bottom’ is usually associated with our fine local wines, but in 1975 it was also the name of the opera company performing in a barn owned by vintner Peter Hall. Reborn in Lewes as New Sussex Opera, … Continue reading

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Classical Round-Up for October, 2015

It’s a lively month for classical music here in Lewes and environs. *David Ollosson starts us off with an organ recital, happily featuring some Bach as well as Hindemith’s Sonata No. 1, and a couple of works by Alfred Lefebure-Wely, … Continue reading

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Classical Round-Up for May 2015

The Brighton Fringe and OperaCoast present a programme of vocal and instrumental music commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2. School children from Lewes will read selected poems written by children of Theresienstadt concentration camp. Fri, 1-7:30pm at … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Lark will be singing in Lewes at Easter!

The Enchanted Lark is a new-to-Lewes children’s singing group led by music artist Nancy Cooley. It’s winged its way from Hastings where Nancy used to live, and kicks off here with some taster sessions – a mini course in the … Continue reading

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The November Classical Round-Up

I love going to local concerts at this time of year. Even reading about the ones I’m not going to attend can be fun. Excitement starts building in November as we plough ahead toward the Christmas and holiday season. It’s … Continue reading

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Lewes Concert Orchestra perform with violist Stephen Shakeshaft

On Friday October 26th the Lewes Concert Orchestra will give their Autumn concert. Under their Artistic Director, Adrian Shepherd MBE, their programme will be as follows: Telemann:  Viola Concerto (Soloist Stephen Shakeshaft) Haydn:  Symphony No. 99 Tchaikovsky:  Fantasy Overture Romeo … Continue reading

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