Maiastra – 18th January 2020

All are welcome to an evening of wonderful chamber music on Saturday January 18th at St Anne’s Church, Kew. 

The Maistra musicians, under the leadership the renowned cellist Matthijs Broersma, will play:

  • Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 
  • Elgar Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84

Admission is free with a retiring collection. Do join us at 7.30pm.

Further details : www.maiastra.org

Philharmonia Chamber Players – SOLD OUT

Thursday 6th February 2020 at 7.30pm for 8pm. Philharmonia Chamber Players, Three of the great string trios from the classical period played by Emily Davis -Violin, William Bender – Viola & Richard Birchall – Cello, feature in a Candlelight Recital in an 18th Century house on Kew Green. Recital features Schubert, Beethoven & Mozart.

Choral Music at Saint Anne’s Kew

The choir at Saint Anne’s, Kew, is a community of many talents. Architects, art historians, doctors, solicitors, students, musical enthusiasts all, share their gifts and express their commitment by meeting to rehearse on Friday evening each week in preparation for singing at the 10.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday. In addition to leading the congregational worship, the choir performs a wide range of repertoire from plainsong and renaissance polyphony to new music composed specially for the ensemble. We welcome new members and would be happy to hear from anyone with musical ambition and a good sense of humour. Please contact Julian Kelly, director of music, at saintannekew@gmail.com or by visiting in person after 10.00 a.m. Mass on Sunday.

Maiastra – 26th October

Chamber music, beautifully played, at St Anne’s Church, Kew, on Saturday October 26th at 7.30pm. The highly talented Maiastra musicians – Akiko Ono (violin) Nic Hughes (viola) Tamaki Sugimoto (cello) and Serene Koh (piano) play: Fauré Piano Quartet No. 2 in G minor, Op. 45 and Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25. Admission is free with a retiring collection, and all are very welcome. www.maistra.org

Kew Sinfonia – 5th October 2019

Beauty and cruelty in nature. Tuneful birds and deadly spiders. Soloist Eleanor Turner weaves a charming web in Patterson’s concerto for harp and strings. Respighi brings baroque imitations of bird song to today’s chamber orchestra and Roussel’s ballet music gives insects very human emotions with a surprising twist (spoiler alert). Mozart of course transcends all these earthly concerns.

  • Kew Sinfonia – 5th October 2019 at 7.30pm
    • Tom Evans (leader)
    • James Day (conductor)
    • Eleanor Turner (harp)
      • Symphony No 35 in D, ‘Haffner’ K 385 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      • Spider’s Web, for harp and string orchestra – Paul Patterson
      • The Birds (Gli uccelli) – Ottorino Respighi
      • The Spider’s Banquet, ‘Festin de l’Araignée’ Op 17 – Albert Roussel

Tickets on line: kewsinfonia.org.uk

£15. students £6

Come and join the Youth Choir!

We are looking for enthusiastic young singers aged 7+, who would like to join our Youth Choir. Practices are on Sundays in term time from 5.45 to 6.45, and we would welcome anyone who would like to come along and see what we do. Please also look at the choristers’ display at the back of the church. Marion Goodgame (Director of the Youth Choir) would be delighted to speak to you after the 10am service; alternatively, she may be contacted by phone on 07815 823 295 or by email m_goodgame@btinternet.com

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