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Soler
born 3rd December 1729


MORE DETAILS OF ALL THE EVENTS BELOW ARE IN HARMONY 265 OR 266

A NEW VENTURE FOR THE AUTUMN:-  "FOUR SEASONS" SERIES

The Music Club of London has announced that starting in the Autumn of 2019 a series of four seasonal recitals are to be
held featuring young artists and covering a wide range of music from Monteverdi to the major twentieth century composers.
The first of these was:-

A CELEBRATION OF AUTUMN  7.30pm Saturday 26th October 2019 at Lancaster Hall Hotel, 35 Craven Terrace, W2 3EL
Songs, piano and readings with Christie Cook, mezzo soprano, Kelvin Lim, piano, and Malcolm Rivers, reader.

FOR SUMMER 2019 AND BEYOND

Tuesday 23rd July, 10.50 for 11.00.
Meet Ann Archbold at Tottenham Court Road Station, main Oxford Street Exit. Ann is a qualified London City guide, who will
lead a walk of approximately two hours around Soho, somewhat cleaned up today but notorious in the 1950s for crime.

Sunday 28th July, 11.30 at the Wigmore Hall
The Chiaroscuro Quartet plays the Beethoven Quartet Op 18 No 4 and the Schubert Quartet D810 Death and the Maiden.

Thursday 1st August, 10.50 for 11.00, Burlington House, Piccadilly.
The Linnean Society which is the world's oldest active biological society, founded in 1788 and named after
the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus. He devised the system of taxonomy, the classification of plants and animals by genus
and species, which is still in use today.

Saturday 10th August, 7.30 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Here The Jazz Repertory Company continues its celebration of music from the 1950s by paying tribute to Miles Davis, one of
jazz history's most revered and influential musicians.

Friday 27th September, 7.30 at Barbican Hall, Silk Street.
The Guildhall Symphony Orchestra,  Guildhall Symphony Chorus , Guildhall Jazz Orchestra and Guildhall Jazz Singers
perform The Bells by Rachmaninov, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue  and excerpts from Sacred Concerts by Duke Ellington.

Thursday 3rd October, 12.00 at the Royal Opera House.
Don Giovanni in Kasper Holten's visually striking production that accentuates the beauty of Mozart's dazzling tragicomedy.
The visually spectacular set is by award-winning designer Es Devlin.

Sunday 6th October 11.30 at Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1.
Pianist Lucy Parham celebrates Clara Schumann, a remarkable woman and tells her story with musical illustrations.

Thursday, 10th October at 10.50 for 11am A walk from Aldgate Station
Join Ann Archbold for a walk from Aldgate, where one of the original Roman gates stood to learn about fighting, riots
when a monastery was dissolved and murders.

Friday 11th October 2019, 7,00  at the Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly
Tony Palmer will introduce his film about Puccini. Refreshment will be available in the Royal Academy Cafe nearby.

Saturday, 12 October at 7pm  Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQA concert performance of Verdi's opera
Un Giorno di Regno. It was a notorious failure at its world premiere and disappeared from the stage, but the time is ripe
for Verdi's comedy to be heard again, in a performance by the Chelsea Opera Group.
Friday, 15 to Monday, 18 October  Grand Hotel, Torquay
For 50 years music-lovers have gathered in Torquay every mid-November to meet old friends and make new ones, and to listen
and talk to a wide variety of people from the world of music. As usual this event is organised by the Friends of Torbay.
Saturday, 19 October at 7pm   Holy Sepulchre Church, Holborn Viaduct EC1A 2DQ
Faure's Requiem will be performed by the Brandenburg Festival Chorus and the Brandenburg Singers conducted by Robert Porter.

Sunday, 20 October at 2.30 and 6pm  Henry Wood Hall, Trinity Church Square SE1 4HU
This is a Mastersingers event with the Rehearsal Orchestra rehearsing (2.30 pm) and performing (6 pm) Siegfried Act 3.

Saturday, 26 October at 7.30pm  Lancaster Hall Hotel, 38 Craven Terrace W2 3EL
This is the first of a series of events arranged by the Mastersingers and is a Celebration of Autumn, with Christie Cook,
mezzo soprano, Kelvin Lim, piano, and Malcolm Rivers, reader.

Saturday, 2 November at 7.30pm  St Stephen Walbrook, 38 Walbrook, EC4 8BN
Amy Bebbington conducts the Harlequin Chamber Choir in a programme of music by with a floral theme by composers including
Benjamin Britten and Arthur Sullivan.

Wednesday, 6 November at 7.30pm  Royal Festival Hall
The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Runes plays music including the Mozart Concerto for flute and harp and
Froissart by Edward Elgar.

Saturday 9th November  1.30 at the Royal Opera House.
A performance of The Sleeping Beauty by The Royal Ballet Company in a landmark production of Petipa's classic ballet to
Tchaikovsky's glorious music.

Thursday, 28 November at 10.50 for 11.00am  1 Greek Street, Soho Square W1D 4NQ
A visit to the Grade 1 listed building, House of St Barnabas, built in 1746 and which still has many original features,
including a Gothic chapel.

Tuesday, 3 December at 7.30pm  Guildhall School, Silk Street EC2Y 8DT
Provok'd, a Restoration Comedy collides with original rap and hip-hop and introduces a contemporary questioning of sexuality,
gender, politics and race.

Thursday, 5 December at 7.30pm  Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ
The Magic of Christmas: exquisite music by Finzi, Delius, Vaughan Williams and other composers of favourites Christmas music.

Sunday, 8 December at 11.30am  Wigmore Hall, Wigmore Street W1U 2BP
The Van Kujik Quartet perform Mozart's String Quartet in D minor and the Brahms String Quartet in A minor.

Saturday, 4 January 2020 at 2pm  Royal Opera House
Coppelia. a classic returns to The Royal Ballet with Ninette de Valois' charming and amusing ballet of love, mischief and
mechanical dolls. Please indicate on the booking form if you are interested in seeing this production so that Marjorie
can have an idea how many tickets to reserve. The price will probably be ₤ 33 but do not send payment.

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 7pm  Royal \Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly W1J 7PY
Our annual dinner is a New Year event this time. This will be an excellent opportunity to share a sociable evening with other
club members..

AND FINALLY
Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 January 2020 Terry Barfoot, Director of Arts in Residence, is offering Music Club members
a ₤10 discount on his event to be held at The Ocean Beach Hotel, Bournemouth. The subject is Beethoven,
Fidelio to Eroica. Please visit his website for further details at www.artsinresidence.co.uk, or telephone 023 9238 3356.

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