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Phoenix FM Classical Events Guide 2010

On Monday's show, we featured details of the following classical concerts coming up across our county.

Saturday 23 January at 7.00pm - 'The Language of Music' - Vox Coelestis Chamber Choir directed by Nigel Short. The Ex-King's Singer conducts some of the UK's top choral singers performing music inspired by literature and prose from the great writers, including Shakespeare, William Blake and Robert Bridges. Includes music by Vaughan Williams, Finzi and Tavener. A choral concert for Let's Read Ghana raising funds to support learning in schools in Ghana - giving Ghanian children the chance to be inspired by language. Tickets are £10 - available from the Church Office on 01277 212607 or Lyn Corderoy on 07790 387898. This concert is at Hutton and Shenfield Union Church, Roundwood Avenue, Brentwood, Essex CM13 2NA

Sunday 24 January at 3.00pm - 'The Philharmonia with Vladamir Ashkenazy' - including Cockaigne Overture and The Enigma Variations - Edward Elgar and Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Minor - Jean Sibelius. Tickets are £28.50, £25 concessions, £19.50 senior citizens and £15 students - available from Southend Cliffs Pavillion on 01702 390657. This concert is at Cliffs Pavillion, Station Road, Southend on Sea, Essex SS0 7RA.

Tuesday 26 January at 1.00pm - Organ Concert at Brentwood Cathedral given by David Schmidt (organ), Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, Denmark. Programme to include music by Bach and Tournemire. Admission Free.

Saturday 30 January at 7.30pm - 'Winter Concert' by the Epping Church Choirs Association. Including John Rutter's Requiem, and Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cecile - Charles Gounod. Free admission (Retiring collection £2 for programmes). This concert is as St John's Church, St John's Road, Epping, Essex, CM16 5DN.

4, 5 & 6th March at 7.30 pm - Noye’s Fludde by Benjamin Britten at Brentwood Cathedral.
Principals: Noye - David Taylor, Mrs Noye - Sophie Biebuyck, God - Chris Millington
Musical Director – Andrew Wright, Director – David Worsfold
Tickets are £10.00 (£5.00 concessions).
Ticket hotline is 07757 411996 or email

Saturday 20th March at 7.30 pm - Beethoven Eroica Symphony at Brentwood Cathedral
Haydn Harmonie Messe
Julia Wilson-James (soprano)
Brentwood Philharmonic Orchestra
Brentwood Choral Society and Brentwood Cathedral Singers
Conductors Alan Pegrum and Nicholas Sherwood
All tickets unreserved. £10.00 (£9.00 concessions); £2.00 children.

Saturday 27 March at 7.30pm - The Messiah - G F Handel - concert by the Havering Singers, conducted by Keith Motson and Soloists Genevieve Hamilton, Christina Astin, Peter Van Hulle and Ashley Bremner. Tickets are £10, available from 01708 342808. This concert is at St Peter's Church, Gubbins Lane, Harold Wood, Essex.

Saturday 27th March at 7.30pm - Writtle Singers at Chelmsford Cathedral including the Chichester Psalms - Leonard Bernstein, The Lord's Prayer - Janacek, Westminster Mass - Roxanna Panufnik. Ticket details on This concert is at Chelmsford Cathedral, New Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1TY.




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