Diary

The Chamber of the Soul: Music of Private Devotion. Clavichord Recital by Adrian Lenthall. Date and time to be announced

Held in the Hand of God: Music & Word with clavichord music and poetry by women. (Originally planned for 2020 as part of the celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the consecration of St Mary’s, Studham.) St Mary’s Church, Church Road, Studham, LU6 2NW, 4.00 p.m., Sunday 13 March 2022 (no tickets, free admission)

The Stations of the Cross:  Music & Word for Passiontide.  Music by Alan Ridout and poems by Malcolm Guite.  St Mary’s Church, Church End, Kensworth,  LU6 3RA, 4.00 p.m., Palm Sunday, 14 April 2019 (no tickets, free admission)

Heaven and Earth in Little Space:  Christmas Music for Clavichord, St Mary’s Church, Church Road, Studham, LU6 2NW, 3.30 p.m., Saturday 15 December 2018.  Tickets £15 (to include a free glass of mulled wine), £5 for students/children, from revnicolalenthall@btinternet.com (tel. 01582 872223)    Now SOLD OUT – Returns only

Was it for This the Clay Grew Tall? :  A Eucharist with Music & Word for Remembrance and Peace.  With the complete ‘manualiter’ chorale preludes from Part III of the Clavierübung by J.S. Bach.  St Mary’s Church, Church End, Kensworth,  LU6 3RA, 4.00 p.m., Sunday 11 November 2018 (no tickets, free admission)

Goldberg Variations, played on the harpsichord, St Mary’s Church, Church End, Kensworth, LU6 3RA, 7.30 p.m., Saturday 28 July 2018.  SOLD OUT

By Season Season’d, British Clavichord Society AGM Recital at the Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT, 4.00 p.m., Saturday 30 June 2018 (www.clavichord.org.uk/Diary.html)

Fire of Love (Music & Word for Pentecost), St Mary’s Church, Church End, Kensworth, LU6 3RA, 4.00 p.m., Sunday 20 May 2018

500th Anniversary of the Start of the Reformation:  Eucharist with English organ music from the periods before and after the Reformation, Kensworth Church, 10.00 a.m., Sunday 29 October 2017

Telemann 250th Anniversary Festival, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge  Clavichord recital, 2.30 p.m., Sunday 25 June 2017

Today in Paradise (Music & Word for Palm Sunday), Kensworth Church, 4.00 p.m., Sunday 9 April 2017

Johann Jacob Froberger (1616-1667):  A Celebration (British Clavichord Society)  Clavichord recital at the Art Workers’ Guild, London, 2.30 p.m., Saturday 19 November 2016

Organ Recital at St Michael’s, Cornhill, London, EC3V 9DS, 1.00 p.m., Monday 29 February 2016. A programme celebrating the 400th anniversary of the birth of Johann Jacob Froberger, including pieces of his which were copied into a manuscript anthology in London around 1700 by John Blow (who is known to have played the Renatus Harris organ at St Michael’s when it was opened in 1684).  Other pieces link Froberger, at one time court organist in Vienna, to Viennese composers of later centuries, and to his teacher, Frescobaldi (with a ricercar by the latter which uses no stepwise movement whatsoever, and marks today’s Leap Day).

Soft and Silent Centuries: A Model in Music of an English Church  Clavichord Recital, 6.00 p.m., Sunday 2 August 2015, St Mary Magdalene Church, Whipsnade, LU6 2LL.