A talk by Roger Buckley. 2012 is the 150th anniversary of Delius's birth.
John Ireland: The Forgotten Quite?
A talk by Bruce Phillips from the John Ireland Trust.
A talk by Sue Parker.
The background to E.J. Moeran's lost Symphony No. 2; a talk by Moeran biographer, Barry Marsh.
Join us to sing Byrd’s four-part Mass and Madrigals
With the Tyburn String Quartet
Join this brilliant group of musicians from the Royal Academy of Music for a fun and educational afternoon about the joys of a string quartet. Learn about our instruments, how they work, and experience some of the most exciting music written for string quartet, with plenty of opportunity for audience participation. Do come along to what promises to be a most enjoyable and entertaining occasion for all!
The music of Claude Debussy explored on his 150th anniversary
Debussy's 150th Anniversary in 2012 has prompted celebratory events and musical conferences around the world, in several of which Roy Howat is participating. Roy offers a study day that approaches Debussy's works not only as pure music, but also as the creation of an extraordinary artist and intellect, and that shows how discoveries in the last few decades have sharpened our perception and our playing of Debussy's music.
Philip Thorby is one of the country's leading performers and teachers in the field of Renaissance and Baroque music. A Professor of Recorder and Senior Fellow in Early Music, at Trinity College of Music, London, Philip Thorby teaches widely in this country and abroad. He has played, recorded and broadcast with many of London's leading Baroque orchestras and renaissance ensembles and has worked in contemporary fields with such artists as Sir Paul McCartney, Barbara Streisand, John Taverner and David Bedford.
An introductory lecture by Iain Ledingham with singers from the Royal Academy of Music
Prior to our two performances of Mozart's operatic masterpiece, Iain Ledingham conductor and lifelong Mozart enthusiast, will offer an introduction to the work illustrating some of its musical miracles with the aid of some excellent young singers from the Royal Academy of Music.
An exclusive invitation to this sporting spectacular, with the finely-tuned musical athletes of the Guildford Philharmonic, to get in shape for the Olympics!
Stephen Bell will be passing the baton in a musical relay race and Alasdair Malloy will have stopwatch in hand as the orchestra sets out to break the record for the fastest performance of the Minute Waltz!
We’ll be right on track with an exciting new piece by Rob Lea – Pedal Power as well as making our own suggestions for sports that might be included in future Olympics.