Diary

Upcoming Concerts

The Grange Festival: Granados 'Goyescas'

The Grange Festival

A unique performance of Granados one-act opera 'Goyescas' in the Great Gallery at the Wallace Collection

The Grange Festival
Mark Austin conductor 

Vivaldi Gloria

Amchor

Vivaldi Magnificat
Torelli Trumpet Concerto in D
Austin New Work
Vivaldi Gloria 

Imogen Hancock trumpet
Mark Austin conductor 

Film Classics for Families

Trinity Orchestra

A fun-filled concert for children and adults of all ages

Programme to include:

Coates Dambusters' March
Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
Williams Star Wars Suite
Zimmer Pirates of the Caribbean Suite

Trinity Orchestra
Mark Austin conductor 

May 14, 2018

Vaughan Williams - A Sea Symphony

Amchor

Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony

tbc soprano
tbc baritone 

Mark Austin conductor

The Grange Festival 2018

The Grange Festival

April-July 2018

Rossini Il barbiere di Siviglia

cast and dates tbc

David Parry conductor
Mark Austin assistant conductor 

The Bach Choir Outreach Project

The Bach Choir

The culmination of a year-long education project involving hundreds of children from seven primary schools and members of The Bach Choir

Rice/Webber Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Mark Austin conductor

Past Concerts

Sep 23, 2017
  • 19:00

Autumn 2017 Tour - Merry Opera

Merry Opera

A UK tour featuring staged performances of Handel's Messiah and Verdi's Requiem

Verdi Requiem 23 September - 29 October
Handel Messiah 18 November - 15 December

John Ramster director
Mark Austin conductor

Performances: London, Oxford, Cambridge, Tunbridge Wells, Sandwich, Penshurst, Broadstairs, Lowestoft, Fordcombe, Lindfield, Letchworth, Dorking, Great Yarmouth

 

Aug 18, 2017

Sweeney Todd at Dartington

Dartington International Festival

Sondheim/Wheeler Sweeney Todd

Mark Austin conductor

Jun 25, 2017

The Grange Festival: Albert Herring

The Grange Festival

Opening night of The Grange Festival's new production of Britten's comic masterpiece

Cast: Richard Pinkstone, Orla Boylan, Clarissa Meek, Anna Gillingham, Kitty Whately, Tim Nelson, Alexander Robin Baker, Andri Björn Róbertsson, Kathleen Wilkinson, Adrian Thompson, Emily Vine

John Copley director
Steuart Bedford conductor 
Tim Reed designer 
Prue Handley costume designer
Kevin Tracey lighting designer 
Mark Austin repetiteur

 

Jun 23, 2017

Champs Hill

A vocal recital at Champs Hill

programme to include:

Strauss Four Last Songs

Lauren Fagan soprano
Luis Gomes tenor 
Mark Austin piano 

 

Jun 03, 2017

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius

Amchor

Elgar The Dream of Gerontius

Hannah Poulsom mezzo soprano
Joshua Ellicott tenor
Nicholas Mogg baritone 

Amchor
St Cecilia Orchestra

Mark Austin conductor 

May 05, 2017

LSO St Luke's: Schumann and Brahms

Faust Chamber Orchestra

Schumann Overture: Hermann und Dorothea
Schumann Cello Concerto
Brahms Serenade no. 1 in D major

Guy Johnston cello
Mark Austin conductor 

Apr 29, 2017

Brahms with Anna Harvey

Faust Chamber Orchestra Series

A vocal recital containing some of Brahms' greatest Lieder

Anna Harvey mezzo
Mark Austin piano 

Apr 22, 2017
  • 10:30

Come and Sing: Mozart Requiem

A choral training day with Cambridge University Musical Society

Mozart Requiem
Mozart Ave verum Corpus
Sussmayr Ave verum Corpus

Mark Austin conductor 

Apr 13, 2017

Verdi Requiem

The Bach Choir

Verdi Requiem  

The Bach Choir (chorus master: Mark Austin)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Vasily Petrenko conductor 

 

Mar 25, 2017

Mozart and Brahms Piano Quartets

Faust Chamber Orchestra Series

Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor K478
Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor op. 25

Jenna Sherry violin
Guy Button viola
Jonathan Rees cello
Mark Austin piano 

Mar 24, 2017

Mozart and Brahms Piano Quartets

Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor K478
Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor op. 25

Jenna Sherry violin
Guy Button viola
Jonathan Rees cello
Mark Austin piano 

Jan 31, 2017

Wagner and Beethoven

Opera Prelude

An illustrated lecture exploring Wagner's obsession with Beethoven and his music

Mari Wyn Williams soprano
Mark Austin piano/speaker

 

 

Jan 07, 2017

Opera South: New Year Gala

Opera South

Opera South presents its annual glittering New Year Gala

Alison Rose soprano
Katie Stevenson mezzo soprano
Barnaby Beer baritone 

Mark Austin piano 

Dec 03, 2016

Haydn: The Creation

Amchor

Haydn The Creation

Carrie-Ann Williams soprano
Frederick de Tommaso tenor
Nicholas Mogg baritone 

Amchor
St Cecilia Orchestra

Mark Austin conductor 

Nov 26, 2016

Faust Chamber Orchestra: 'The Majestic Horn'

Faust Chamber Orchestra

Faust Chamber Orchestra performs a concert based on an educational workshop with pupils from Seer Green C of E School* and Butlers Court School^

Programme to include:

Mozart Horn Concerto no. 3
Biber Battalia 
Bach Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

Laetitia Stott horn 
Mark Austin conductor 

Jane Smith conductor*
Julia Woodroffe conductor^