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Temple Music Foundation

 

Start Date: March 21, 2018

End Date: July 24, 2018

Wednesday 21 March 2018 7pm

Middle Temple Hall

Temple Song – Christoph Prégardien and Julia Kleiter with Julius Drake

Christoph Prégardien tenor

Julia Kleiter soprano

Julius Drake piano

 Songs and Duets

Two of the world’s leading singers, uncle and niece Christoph Prégardien and Julia Kleiter, join Julius Drake for a wonderful programme of songs and duets which combines Schubert, Schumann and Mendelssohn setting poems by their favourite poets, Goethe and Heine.

Tickets: £45 £35 £25 £20 £15 £5

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Tuesday 17 April 2018    7pm

Temple Church

Piatti Quartet

Krzysztof Chorzelski viola

Britten Three Divertimenti for string quartet
Mendelssohn String quartet No.6 in F minor, Op.80
Dvorak Viola Quintet in E-flat major, Op.97

 The Piatti Quartet made its Temple debut in the 2017 Temple Song Series, accompanying tenor Ian Bostridge and Julius Drake for their 25th anniversary performance of On Wenlock Edge. Mentored by the Belcea Quartet, they return for their own quartet concert performance of Britten and Mendelssohn, and will be joined by Krzysztof Chorzelski (Belcea Quartet viola) for the Dvorak Viola Quintet.

Tickets: £25 £20 £10

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Thursday 26 April 2018  7pm

Temple Church

Outcry Ensemble
James Henshaw conductor

Mozart Divertimento in D, K136
Britten Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, Op. 10
Ben Gaunt New Commission
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op.48

 In their second year as Associate Orchestra of the Temple Music Foundation, Outcry Ensemble’s spring concert in the Temple Church will include the premiere of their commissioned work by British composer Ben Gaunt, an intriguing work for two trumpets and strings.

Tickets: £25 £20 £15

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Thursday 24 May 2018    7pm

Temple Church

Haydn The Creation

Temple Church Choir

Roger Sayer conductor
Outcry Ensemble orchestra

 The Temple Church Choir performs The Creation, Haydn’s most famous and enduring choral masterpiece. Inspired by Handel’s oratorios heard by Haydn on his visits to London in the 1790’s, this joyous celebration of the beginning of the world is based on biblical texts from the book of Genesis. Outcry Ensemble will accompany the Choir.

Tickets: £45 £35 £25 £15

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Monday 4 June 2018    7.45pm

Temple Church

Holst Singers

Stephen Layton conductor

Palestrina Exultate Deo
Lobo Versa est in luctum
Victoria Magnificat Primi Toni
Allegri Miserere
Victoria Missa O Quam Gloriosum
Victoria O Quam Gloriosum (Motet)
Palestrina Sicut Cervus
Victoria Ave Maria a8      

The Holst Singers, with conductor Stephen Layton, return to the Temple with a programme of glorious Italian repertoire that is perfectly suited to the serenity of the Temple Church. The concert will feature Palestrina’s joyous sacred liturgical text Exultate Deo, Allegri’s Miserere, one of the most popular vocal works in the late Renaissance repertoire and Victoria’s Ave Maria a8, a grand liturgical work for double-choir.

Tickets: £20 £15 £10

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Thursday 5 July 2018    6.30pm

Temple Church

Organ Recital

Greg Morris organ

Grace Davidson soprano

 J.S. Bach Clavier-Übung III including “St Anne” Prelude and Fugue

 The Temple Church’s Associate Organist, Greg Morris, gives the final recital in a series of twenty eight concerts performing all of Bach’s works for the organ in some of London’s most famous ecclesiastical buildings.  The recital is a complete performance of Clavier-Übung III, published by the composer as a summation of his art for his own instrument. Bookended by the famous “St Anne” Prelude and Fugue, but rarely performed complete, most of Clavier-Übung III is based on Bach’s selection of the most important Lutheran chorales, and in this performance Greg will be joined by soprano, Grace Davidson, to sing these chorales.

Tickets: £25 £15 £10

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Tuesday 24 July 2018    7pm

Middle Temple Hall

Temple Song

Angelika Kirchschlager mezzosoprano
Julius Drake piano

Schubert Die Winterreise

The great Austrian mezzo-soprano, Angelika Kirchschlager, joins Julius Drake in the captivating setting of Temple Church for a performance of Schubert’s Die Winterreise. Kirchschlager is celebrated as one of her generation’s foremost interpreters of the operas of Strauss and Mozart but equally acclaimed as a recitalist. With Franz Schubert at the heart of her repertoire, she is performing his great cycle, Die Winterreise, for the first time in 2018.

Tickets: £45 £35 £25 £20 £15 £5

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Temple Music Foundation

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Temple

London EC4Y 1AF