EVENTS
  1. SEPT 28, 2017
    Rye Arts Festival
    7.30pm @ Rye Methodist Church, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7HE
    Programme includes Brahms' 'Liebeslieder Waltzes' The Twilight Ensemble presents an evening of Viennese Waltzes, hopeless tales of unrequited love, ungentlemanly behaviour, bitter rivalry and despondent ladies. www.ryeartsfestival.co.uk
  2. SEPT 30, 2017
    Nordic Music Days
    6pm & 9pm - St. John's Pavillion, Southbank Centre, London
    New music from Nordic countries with The Riot Ensemble http://riotensemble.com/nordic-music-days-floral-night-episode/
  3. OCT 10, 2017
    Meredith Monk 75th Birthday Tribute Concert
    7pm - Performance Space, College Building, City University of London, St. John Street, London, EC1V 4PB
    Juice Vocal Ensemble present a tribute to the creative achievements of composer-vocalist-choreographer Meredith Monk, whose 75th birthday is this year. Alongside performances of Monk’s unique music for unaccompanied voices, Juice will be premiering new pieces inspired by her work. http://www.city.ac.uk/events/2017/october/juice-to-meredith-monk
  4. OCT 19th, 2017
    Ovid Concert
    7.30pm - Swan Theatre, RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon
    A concert of music and text inspired by Ovid, featuring works by Benjamin Britten, William Walton & the world premiere of a new piece by the 2017 RSC Resident Composer, Sarah Llewellyn. https://www.rsc.org.uk/events/ovid
  5. OCT 25th, 2017
    'Nothing Like The Sun' - Gavin Bryars
    7.30pm - Howard Assembly Room, Opera North, Leeds
    Commissioned by Opera North and the Royal Shakepeare Company (RSC) in 2006, this is a rare chance to hear a performance of Gavin's Shakespeare sonnet settings in the UK. The settings will be performed by the Gavin Bryars Ensemble featuring soprano Sarah Dacey, tenor John Potter, and Gavin Friday as the speaker. Gavin Friday will also perform his own setting of Sonnet 40, which formed part of the original programme.
  6. OCT 27, 2017
    'Nothing Like The Sun' - Gavin Bryars
    Strings of Autumn festival, Anežský klášter, Prague
    Commissioned by Opera North and the Royal Shakepeare Company (RSC) in 2006, this is a rare performance of Gavin's Shakespeare sonnet settings as part of the prestigious Prague Strings of Autumn Festival. They will be performed by the Gavin Bryars Ensemble featuring soprano Sarah Dacey, tenor John Potter, and Gavin Friday as the speaker. Gavin Friday will also perform his own setting of Sonnet 40, which formed part of the original programme.
  7. NOV 24th, 2017
    'Ctrl' - Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
    7pm - St. Paul's Hall, HD1 3DH
    Sarah is hugely excited to return to hcmf// for the 40th Anniversary Festival with the Riot Ensemble in a programme exploring gender and identity in 2017. She will be premiering Laurence Osborn’s Ctrl – (commissioned with funding from the Arts Council and PRSF) written on the theme of the crisis of masculinity and the persistence of outdated and oppressive notions of manliness, as highlighted in the writing of Grayson Perry.
  8. NOV 25, 2017
    'Mix Tape' - Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
    10pm - Bates Mill Blending Shed, HD1 3ER
    As part of hcmf//’s 40th Anniversary Festival, the Riot Ensemble is bringing two Pauline Oliveros pieces to their closing weekend ‘mix-tape’. They continue their ongoing interpretations of Pauline’s text scores, with Sarah's performance of 'The autobiography of Lady Steinway' (which she gave the UK premiere of earlier this year) alongside one of Pauline’s most rarely performed pieces: The Wheel of Time, for string quartet and tape.
  9. NOV 26th, 2017
    Operatic Duets
    7.30pm - Sevenoaks, Kent (venue tbc)
    An evening of light-hearted operatic and musical theatre duets with Tenor, Greg Tassell, accompanied by David Flood
  10. DEC 7th, 2017
    Messiah - London Handel Festival
    7pm - St. George's Church Hanover Square, London
    The choirs of Grosvenor Chapel and St. George's Church join forces as the chorus in the London Handel Festival's annual 'Messiah'.