Winter concert season set to launch
WINTER festival of music will get under way this weekend.
Amersham Festival of Music’s Winter Concert Season 2014 to 2015 will start on Friday at 8pm with a show titled Baroque Masterpieces at St Mary’s Church, in Church Street, Amersham.
The concert features Anna Harvey (mezzo-soprano), Jennifer Stinton (flute), Iain Ledingham (harpsichord/conductor) and the Amersham Festival Chamber Orchestra.
Anna recently enjoyed an operatic triumph in the title role of Handel’s Ariodante and the programme includes the most famous and thrilling aria from that opera, Dopo Notte.
Jennifer has performed and recorded concertos with leading orchestras including the English Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia and Amsterdam Concertgebouw. She will also perform one of Vivaldi’s virtuosic solo concertos.
Iain has to date performed more than a hundred of Bach’s Cantatas, in his role as musical director of the complete Bach Cantata series at the Royal Academy of Music.
Tickets cost £10 to £20 and are available by calling 0333 666 3366
A(£1.50 postage fee per booking) or from The Record Shop, in Hill Avenue, Amersham and Gerrards Cross Bookshop in Packhorse Road, Gerrards Cross.
For more information visit www. amershamfestival.org.
Friday, October 17 at 8pm