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Week beginning 25 February

We welcome Drew Steanson back to Emmanuel on Wednesday 27 February at 1pm, for a wonderful concert of piano music.  His programme will be as follows: Haydn, Sonata E minor Peter Sculthorpe, Mountains Scriabin Etude op 42 no 5 Bach Toccata in E minor Scriabin Etude op 42 no 4 Medtner fairytales op 20 no… Read More »

Week beginning 18 February

We whisk you off to the Mediterranean this week in our Lunchtime Concert on Wednesday 20 February at 1pm, with soprano Alice Bishop accompanied by Simon Marlow on the piano. They write: ‘The colour and sparkle of the Mediterranean inspires our programme. From Italy we have tuneful bel canto songs by Donizetti and Respighi; from… Read More »

Rainbow Cakes in the Fair Shares Cafe

Next week is half-term; and it also happens to be the first anniversary of our accreditation by the Encompass Network as a Safer Space for LGBT+ visitors.  So the Fair Shares Cafe is celebrating with astonishing rainbow-themed food, from Tuesday 19 February to Friday 22 February from 10.30am to 3pm each day.  Come and sample… Read More »

Week beginning Monday 11 February

It’s always a pleasure to welcome very young musicians to perform in our Lunchtime Concert Series, and next week we will have the pleasure of hearing sixteen year old prize-winning pianist Zacharias Brandman at 1pm on Wednesday 13 February. Zach is currently a pupil at Westminster School in London, and is about to leave for… Read More »

Lunchtime Concert 30 January

American pianist Eric McElroy makes his debut at Emmanuel tomorrow, 30 January at 1pm for the latest in our lunchtime concert series.  His programme is the following: Maurice Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales I. Modéré – très franc II. Assez lent – avec une expression intense III. Modéré IV. Assez animé V. Presque lent – dans un sentiment intime VI. Vif VII. Moins vif VIII. Épilogue:… Read More »