Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Brighton Early Music Festival - Reviews

Thought I'd collect together the great reviews that have been coming in for concerts in the 10th Brighton Early Music Festival which is under way right now - 26 October to 11 November.  Tickets still available for some concerts at www.bremf.org.uk


The Tallis Scholars, The Field of Cloth of Gold - Celebrating a Great Treaty, Friday 26 October 2012

My review

Latest 7

The Argus

GScene (my review again!)



Autumn Lates: BREMF 10th Birthday Celebration - Journeys through Europe
Musica Poetica London, Borromini String Quartet, Ensemble de Trianon, Flauguissimo, Oxford Baroque,
Saturday 27 October 2012

Sadly, couldn't make this one myself, but it sounds like it was great!

Planet Hugill 

Some great photographs from the talented Robert Piwko - see them here.


A Celebration of the Italian High Baroque - Elin Manahan Thomas, The BREMF Players and BREMF Singers, directed by John Hancorn, Sunday 28 October 2012

The Argus

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Young Artists' Showcase - The Marian Consort & La Terra e il Mare, Thursday 1 November 2012


My review



Soundscapes: Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio - DeNOTE,
 
Friday 2 November









1589 Florentine Intermedi - BREMF Consort of Voices, The Rennaissance Singers, the BREMF Rennaisance Orchestra (including members of the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, the Monteverdi String Band & Chordophony Lute Ensemble), soloists Katy Hill, Emily Gadd, Catherine King, Lucy Ballard, Mark Tucker, William Knight, Thomas Herford & Robert MacDonald, Zu Aerial Dance, conductors Deborah Roberts and David Allinson, all directed by Deborah Roberts, Saturday 3 November 2012
Credit: Robert Piwko

The Telegraph










The Goldberg Variations, J S Bach - Steven Devine (harpsichord), Sunday 4 November 2012

Another one I sadly missed (rehearsing for the Gabrieli, see below), but sounds like it was a great concert.

Credit: John Buckman, Magnatune
The Argus











Celebrating Food, Wine and Song, The Orlando Consort, Friday 9 November 2012


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Celebrating Gabrieli - a 400th Anniversary Concert - BREMF Consort of Voices, the English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, conducted by Deborah Roberts, Sunday 4 November 2012






Celebrating Inspiration: In Memory of David Munrow, BREMF Rennaissance Players, led by Philip Thorby and David Hatcher, Saturday 10 November 2012

David Munrow (1942-1976)


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Secret Carnivals - Musica Secreta and the Celestial Sirens, directed by Deborah Roberts & Laurie Stras, Saturday 10 November 2012

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Credit: Jonathan Nicholl
Celebrating Coronations - and a Diamond Jubilee - International Baroque Players, BREMF Singers, directed by John Hancorn (with surprise guest soloists, Deborah Roberts & John Hancorn!), Sunday 11 November 2012

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Planet Hugill

I'll add to this as the reviews come in - do let me know if you find any I've missed.

Nick


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