Archive – 98-99

Saturday 7th February 1998
J.S. Bach Cantatas – a workshop for singers & Baroque Orchestra (A=415 Hz)

Schwingt freudig euch empor, BWV 36

Herr, gehe nicht in’s Gericht, BWV 105

Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben, BWV 109

Tutor : Nicholas Kraemer

St. George’s Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Saturday 28th February 1998
William Byrd : Motets and Mass for five voices – a workshop for singers

Tutor : Christopher Robinson

Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Joint Promotion with Border Marches Early Music Forum

Good Friday, 10th April 1998
Buxtehude : Cycle of Passion Cantatas – Membra Jesu Nostri

A workshop for singers, strings and continuo instruments (A=415Hz)

Tutor : Nicholas McGegan

Sutton Coldfield United Reformed Church

Saturday 16th May 1998
French Baroque Chamber Music Workshop (Any pitch : A440, A415 or A392)

Tutors : Trio Faronell (Alan Davis (recorder), Jane Ryan (bass viol), Andrew Hurst (theorbo))

Elgar Suite, University of Birmingham

In association with West Midlands Region Early Music Consortium

Thursday 21st May 1998
Uncle Beresford’s 10th Anniversary Musical Party

Bartholomews, Little Packington, Meriden, Coventry – from 7:00 pm

Saturday 20th June 1998
European Sacred Music – A workshop for singers and Organ

Tutor : John Rutter

St. Philip’s Cathedral, Birmingham

Saturday 25th July 1998
MEMF’s Summer Event at Middleton Hall

Madrigals from Il Trionfo di Dori (1592) and The Triumphs of Oriana (1601)

Tutors : Clare Griffel, Beresford King-Smith

Playford Workshop & Dance

Tutors : Valerie “Boss” Webster, with “Pilgarlick”

Saturday 12th September 1998
A Workshop for young people

Instrumental music, singing, dancing, drama, history.

With Diabolus in Musica, Saltarello, and Diversions

Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton

In association with Wolverhampton Council Leisure Services and West Midlands Region Early Music Consortium. Funded by the National Lottery via the “Arts 4 Everyone” scheme.

Saturday 19th September 1998
Hildegard of Bingen : A 900th Anniversary Workshop for singers

Tutor : Alison Sabedoria

St. Alban’s Church, Highgate, Birmingham

Saturday 7th November 1998
Music for the Courts of Burgundy (Josquin, de la Rue, Barbireau)

A workshop for singers, including some work from facsimiles.

Tutor : Edward Wickham

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick

Joint promotion with Warwick Arts Society, linked to a Clerks’ Group concert on 11th November

Saturday 12th December 1998
Christmas in Venice

A workshop for singers and renaissance instruments (A=440)

Tutor : Alan Lumsden

St. Germain’s Church, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Saturday 9th January 1999
MEMF’s New Year Revels

Middleton Hall, near Tamworth

Saturday 23rd January 1999
Music composed for the Sistine Chapel Choir

Tutor : Jonathan Brown

St. Mary’s Church, Warwick.

Sat/Sun 13th/14th February 1999
Purcell : The Fairy Queen

A weekend workshop for singers, dancers and baroque orchestra (A=415Hz)

Tutors : Harry Christophers, Catherine Mackintosh, Lucy Graham, Stephen Adby

mac, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Saturday 20th March 1999
Victoria : Music for Holy Week and Easter

A workshop for singers

Tutor : Beresford King-Smith

Erdington Methodist Church

Saturday 24th April 1999
Handel : Alexander’s Feast

A workshop for singers and baroque orchestra (A=415Hz)

Tutor : Paul Spicer

Selly Oak Methodist Church

Saturday 12th June 1999
A Consort Playing Day

For recorders, viols and “broken consorts”

Tutors : The Arden Consort (Caroline Jones, Jacqui Robertson, Val Brodie)

Middleton Hall

Saturday 26th June 1999
15th century dance at the Burgundian and Italian courts

Tutor : Diana Cruickshank

Arden School, Knowle

Saturday 17th July 1999
Monteverdi : “Madrigals made spiritual”

A workshop for singers

Tutor : Jeffrey Skidmore

Sunday 12th September 1999
A Workshop for young people

Instrumental music, singing, dancing, drama, history.

With Diabolus in Musica, Saltarello, and Diversions

Rugby Music School

Saturday 9th October 1999
John Blow – a 350th anniversary workshop

For singers, strings and organ

Tutor : David Hill

Saturday 30th October 1999
Guerrero : Vespers for All Saints’ Day

For singers & renaissance instruments (A=440Hz)

Tutor : Alastair Dixon

St. Alban’s church, Highgate, Birmingham

Linked to a Birmingham Early Music Festival concert by Chapelle du Roi – “The Iberian Peninsula”

Saturday 11th December 1999
Medieval and renaissance Christmas music

From The Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols

A workshop for singers

Tutor : Jeremy Summerly

St. Peter’s Maney, Sutton Coldfield