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** We look forward to welcoming you to St Mary-at-Hill for our summer lunchtime series every Friday throughout June and July.  The July dates form our annual Bach Festival, now in its 24th year, and there will be a special celebration of our concert society’s 50th anniversary with an additional rush hour concert on Friday 26th July at 6 pm, followed by a Golden Jubilee drinks reception to which all concert-goers are welcome. **

 

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FRIDAY 21 JUNE at 13.05

International Make Music Day

TUBINGER SAXOPHON ENSEMBLE
in association with the LONDON SAXOPHONE CHOIR
Harry D Bath & Stuart Longley  conductors

Handel:  Royal Fireworks Suite
Rameau:  Danse, from ‘Les Indes galantes’
Mozart:  Magic Flute Overture
Grieg:  Holberg Suite
and works by Bach, Elgar, Glinka and Piazzolla

 

FRIDAY 28 JUNE at 13.05

Britain & Europe Series  (Boyce Symphony Cycle)

BOYCE CAMERATA
Yassine Taoudi Benchekroun conductor
Adam Heron  piano

Elgar:  Nimrod
Mozart:  Piano Concerto no. 8 in C major, K.246
Boyce:  Symphony 2 in A major & Symphony 6 in F major

 

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The 24th St Anne’s Bach Festival will take place across all four Fridays in July…

 

FRIDAY 5 JULY at 13.05 

Jenny Thomas  baroque flute
Timothy Roberts  harpsichord

‘Bach & Sons’:  sonatas by J S Bach & his sons C P E,  J C and J C F Bach

                      

FRIDAY 12 JULY at 13.05

FOLLIA

William Summers  baroque flute
Ibrahim Aziz  bass viol
Yeo Yat-Soon  harpsichord

‘Gold Blend Bach’:  organ trio sonata arrangements and solo pieces by J S Bach

 

FRIDAY 19 JULY at 13.05

Hazel Brooks  baroque violin
Poppy Walshaw viola da gamba
Dan Tidhar  chamber organ

‘Prelude to Bach’: music from the North German Protestant tradition
with which J S Bach grew up

 

FRIDAY 26 JULY  

Festival Day marking the 50th Anniversary of
St Anne’s Music Society and Music-at-Hill
 

  LUNCHTIME CONCERT at 13.05

Yu-Wei Hu  baroque flute
Magdalena Loth-Hill  baroque violin
Kate Conway  viola da gamba
Johan Löfving  theorbo

‘Hidden Giants: Bach and his great female contemporaries’
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre:  Trio Sonata in G minor
Anna Amalia of Prussia:  Sonata in F major for flute & basso continuo
J S Bach:  Organ Trio Sonata no. 4 in E minor, BWV 528;   Prelude and Courante
from Solo Cello Suite, BWV 1007;    Sonata for violin & basso continuo                                                 

  GALA CONCERTO FINALE at 18.00

CITY BACH COLLECTIVE with soloists
Hazel Brooks  violin
Belinda Paul  oboe
Dan Tidhar  harpsichord

J S Bach:  Ouverture, BWV 1070;  Air from Suite no. 3, BWV 1068;
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041;  Harpsichord Concerto in A major, BWV 1055;
Double Concerto for oboe & violin, BWV 1060

This concerto finale will be followed by a special Golden Jubilee reception
to which all concert-goers are welcome.   An exhibition of archival material
from the earliest days of the Society will also be on display throughout the day.