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Forthcoming Events

Information about upcoming events and concerts is listed below, and updated regularly.

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Sat 8th June 2024

7.30pm, State Hall, Heathfield

Concert:
Purcell's Dido & Aeneas

 

This will be a concert performance of Purcell's much loved opera, telling the story of the love affair between Dido, queen of Carthage, and the Trojan warrior Aeneas. Dido will be sing by the soprano Rebecca Leggatt. while Aeneas sill be sung by our own Sebastian Charlesworth. We will be accompanied by a Baroque orchestra made up of early music specialists.  We will also be singing a pair of other Purcell choral works, and the orchestra will perform his Chaconne in G minor.

 

State Hall,  Heathfield

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Sat 30th Nov 2024

7.30pm, State Hall, Heathfield

Concert:
In Praise of Music

 

A concert to celebrate St Cecilia's Day, the 22nd of November - St Cecilia being the patron saint of music. We shall be singing Finzi's 'For St.Cecilia', Parry's 'Blest Pair of Sirens', selections from Handel's Alexander's Feast and Ode to St. Cecilia and other works.

 

State Hall,  Heathfield

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Sat May 17th 2025

7.30pm, State Hall, Heathfield

Concert:
Mendelssohn's Elijah

 

Mendelssohn's only major oratorio, depicting the life of the Old Testament prophet Elijah, was premiered at the Birmingham Festival of 1846. Immediately popular, it has remained a staple part of English choral tradition, although originally written in German.

 

State Hall,  Heathfield

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