Early Music in Oxford

Charivari Agréable

Winner of the Diapason d’Or
One of the classiest baroque bands (The Observer)
Oxford’s most interesting and accomplished ensemble (The Oxford Times)
Imaginative programming, scholarly research and charismatic musicianship (BBC Music MagazineI)

The Charivari Agréable EARLY MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT SUMMER FESTIVAL 2012

8.00pm Exeter College Chapel, Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DP

Tickets at the door
or from the Oxford Playhouse: 01865-305305
Group bookings (15% discount for 10 or more): 01865-751928

 

 

 

 

The Charivari Agréable EARLY MUSIC BT CANDLELIGHT Summer Festival

6 July—19 August 2012
8.00pm Exeter College Chapel,
Turl Street, Oxford

watch this space !


 

Concerts in 2012, excluding corporate functions, weddings, etc.

17 March 2012
Saturday
7.30pm

Christchurch Priory, nr Bournemouth
BH23 1BU
 
 

 

C. Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

Voces8 & Bournemouth Bach Choir, cond. Tim Hooper

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

18 March 2012
Sunday
5.00pm (17:00)


Sheldonian Theatre Oxford
 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah

Choir of Oakham School, cond. Peter Davis

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

24 March 2012
Saturday
7.30pm


Peterborough Cathedral
 
 

 

Ave Maria

Choir of Peterborough Cathedral, cond. Andrew Reid

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

31 March 2012
Saturday
7.30pm


Great Hall
Reading University RG1 5AQ
 
 

 

C. Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

Wokingham Choral Society, cond. Alexander Chaplin

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

1 April 2012
Sunday
5.00pm


Merton College Chapel
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St John Passion (in German)

Choir of Merton College Oxford, cond. Ben Nicholas

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

4 April 2011
Wednesday
7.00pm


Salisbury Cathedral
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St John Passion (in German)

Choir of Salisbury Cathedral, cond. David Halls

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

12 May 2012
Saturday
7.30pm


Peterborough Cathedral
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St John Passion (in English)

Stamford Choral Society, cond. Jeremy Jepson

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

7 July 2012
Saturday
7.30pm


Merton College Chapel Oxford
 
 

 

C. Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

 

Oxford Pro Musica Singers, cond. Michael Smedley

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

21 July 2012
Saturday
7.30pm


Salisbury Cathedral
 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah

Choirs of the Southern Cathedrals Festival, cond. David Halls

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

12 Agust 2012
Sunday
2.00pm (14:00)


Acton Court
 
 

 

The Queen's Speech

Charivari Agréable
Isobel Collyer, reader & soprano
Layil Barr, bass viol & recorders
Kah-Ming Ng, virginals

6 July — 19 August 2012

Exeter College Chapel 8pm
 
 

 

EARLY MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT
SUMMER FESTIVAL 2012

28 September 2012
Friday 3pm (15:00)

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
 
 

 

Mozart at Salzburg
Coronation Mass KV 317 & Vesperae solennes de Dominica KV 321

 

Choir of New College Chapel, cond. Edward Higginbottom

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-MIng Ng

 

The Martin Randal Festival of THE DIVINE OFFICE

25 November 2012
Sunday Evensong
4.00pm


York Minster
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 140 Wachet auf

 

Choir of York Minster, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Concerts in 2011, excluding corporate functions, weddings, etc.

2 April 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


St Alban's Cathedral
 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah

Harrow Choral Society, cond. Simon Williams

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

16 April 2011
Saturday
7.00pm


St Matthew's Church
Kettering Road
Northampton NN1 4RY

 

 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St John's Passion

Northampton Bach Choir, cond. Lee Dunleavy

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

20 April 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


Salisbury Cathedral

 

 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St John's Passion

Salisbury Cathedral Choir, cond. David Halls

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

20 May 2011
Friday
7.30pm


Holy Trinity Church
Sloane Square, Chelsea
London SW1X 9BZ

 

 
 

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

John Lewis Partnership Chamber Choir & The Cavendish Singers, cond. Manvinder Rattan

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

18 June 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


St Mary's Church, Hart Street,
Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AU

 

 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Dettingen Te Deum & Coronation Anthems

Henley Choral Society, cond. Will Dawes

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

25 June 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


Sheldonian Theatre
Oxford

 

 
 

 

C. Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

Oxford Bach Choir, cond. Tim Byram-Wigfield

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

16 July 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


Speech Room
Harrow School

 

 
 

 

A. Vivaldi: Gloria
J.S. Bach: Motets

Wellensian Consort (BBC Choir of the Year 2010)
Sally Silver, soprano
Crispian Steele-Perkins, natural trumpet
Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

15 September 2011
Thursrday
7.30pm


Crediton Music Society
Crediton Church EX17 2AH

 

 
 

 

Consonanze Stravaganti: the musical heritage of Arcangelo Corelli

Charivari Agréable
Stephen Pedder, baroque violin
John Crockatt, baroque violin
Jennifer Bullock, baroque cello
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord

7 October 2011
Friday
7.30pm


Pittville Pump Room
Cheltenham

 

 
 

 

W.A. Mozart: Coronation Mass & Solemn Vespers of the Confessor

Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, cond. Benjamin Nicholas

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

15 October 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


Douai Abbey
Newbury

 

 
 

 

Monteverdi - Gloria
Purcell - My heart is indicting
Handel - My heart is indicting
Vivaldi - Gloria

Goring Chamber Choir, cond. Frances Brewitt-Taylor

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

12 November 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


Romsey Abbey

 

 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah

Romsey Choral Society, cond. David Truslove

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

20 November 2011
Sunday Evensong
4.00pm


York Minster
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 140 Wachet auf

 

Choir of York Minster, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

26 November 2011
Saturday
7.30pm


St Matthew's Church
Kettering Road
Northampton NN1 4RY

 

 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah


Northampton Bach Choir, cond. Lee Dunleavy

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

8 December 2011
Thursday
7.30pm


St George's Chapel
Windsor Castle

 

 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio

 

Choir of St George's Chapel, cond. Tim Byram-Wigfield

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

16 December 2011
7.30pm


Peterborough Cathedral
 
 

 

Vivaldi: Gloria
Pergolesi: Magnificat

 

Peterborough Cathedral Choir, cond. Andrew Reid

Charivari Agréable Simfonie

17 December 2011
7.30pm


St David's Cathedral
Pembrokeshire
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio

 

The Dyfed Choir, cond. Christopher Barton

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Concerts in 2010, excluding corporate functions, weddings, etc.

31 January 2010
Sunday
5.00pm


York Minster
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio Oratorio part VI

 

Choir of York Minster, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

13 March
Saturday
6.00pm
St Matthew's Church, Kettering Road
Northampton

JS Bach: St Matthew's Passion

 

Northampton Bach Choir, cond. Lee Dunleavy

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

soloists include
Dan Norman, Evangelist
Giles Underwood, Christ

20 March
Saturday
7.30pm
Truro Cathedral
 

Claudio Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

 

Three Spires Singers, cond. Christopher Gray

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

26 March
Friday
7.30pm
Peterborough Cathedral

JS Bach: St John Passion

 

Peterborough Cathedral Choir , cond. Andrew Reid

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

27 March
Saturday
7.30pm
Romsey Abbey

JS Bach: St John Passion

 

Romsey Choral Society & Romsey Singers, cond. David Truslove

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

28 March
Sunday
5.00pm
Merton College Chapel, Oxford

JS Bach: St John Passion

 

Choir of Merton College, Oxford, cond. Ben Nicholas

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

31 March
Wednesday
7.30pm
Christ Church Cathedral , Oxford

Dieterich Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri

 

Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, cond. Clive Driskill-Smith

Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

29 April
Thursday
7.30pm
Cadogan Hall, London

A German Vespers

Pachelbel, Buxtehude, Johann Christoph Bach

The King's Singers & Charivari Agréable
dir. Kah-Ming Ng

19 June
Saturday
8.00pm
Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford
 

GF Handel: Dixit Dominus & Concerti Grossi

 

Oxford Bach Choir, cond. Tim Byram-Wigfield

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

19 June
Saturday
8.00pm
St Matthew's Church
Northampton
 

A Vivaldi: Gloria
GP Pergolesi: Magnificat
JS Bach Jesu meine Freude & Lobet den Herrn

 

Northampton Philharmonic Choir, cond. Christopher Mabley

Charivari Agréable Simfonie

11 October
Monday
7.30pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church
Eastcheap, London EC3R 8EE
 

JS Bach: Motets

 

Voces8, dir. Barnaby Smith

Charivari Agréable

6 November
Saturday
7.30pm
Peterborough Cathedral
 

JS Bach: Jauchzet Gott BWV 51
J Haydn: Nelson Mass
H Purcell: Verse Anthems (tba)

 

Peterborough Cathedral Choir, cond. Andrew Reid

Charivari Agréable Simfonie

13 November
Saturday
7.30pm
Ely Cathedral

Claudio Monteverdi: Marian Vespers of 1610

 

Harlow Chorus, cond. Alexander Chaplin

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

21 November
Sunday Evensong
5.00pm


York Minster
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 140 Wachet auf
G. Ph. Telemann: Concerto for 3 oboes

 

Choir of York Minster, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

8 December
Wednesday
7.30pm
St George's Chapel
Windsor Castle

G.F. Handel: Messiah

 

Choir of St George's Chapel Windsor Castle, cond. Tim Byram-Wigfield

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

9 December
Thursday
7.30pm
St George's Chapel
Windsor Castle

G.F. Handel: Messiah

 

Choir of St George's Chapel Windsor Castle, cond. Tim Byram-Wigfield

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

10 December 2010
Friday
7.30pm
Wood Green School
Woodtock Road
Witney OX28 1DX

The King's Revels: from Potsdam to Paris

 

Telemann, Marais, CPE Bach

Charivari Agréable

Concerts in 2009, excluding corporate functions, weddings, etc.

1 February 2009
Sunday
4.00pm


York Minster
 
 

 

J.S. Bach
Cantata for the Feast of Epiphany, Part VI of the Christmas Oratorio
Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major

 

Choir of York Minster, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

4 February 2009
Wednesday
5.00pm


BBC Radio 3
 
 

 

LIVE Broadcast + Interview on In Tune, BBC Radio 3

 

Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng, perform G. Torelli's 'Original Brandenburg Concertos' to mark the tercentenary of his death (8 Feb. 1709) and the launch of the ensemble's latest eponymous CD

7 February 2009
Saturday
7.30pm


St Mary's Church,
Henley-on-Thames RG9 2AU
 
 

 

J. Haydn: Nelson Mass & Little Organ Mass
J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 29 Wir danken Dir
G. Torelli: The Original Brandenburg Concertos

 

Henley Choral Society, cond. Will Dawes

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

1 March 2009
Sunday
6.00pm


Girton College
Cambridge
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 131 'Aus der Tiefen'
J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 182 'Himmelskönig, sei willkommen'

 

Girton College Choir , cond. Dana Marsh

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

28 March 2009
Saturday
5.30pm


All Saints Parish Church,
8 Castle Street
High Wycombe HP13 6RF
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

 

The Exmoor Singers, cond. James Jarvis

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

28 March 2009
Saturday
7.30pm


Pangbourne College RG8 8LA
 
 

 

W.A. Mozart: Mass in C Minor

 

Goring Chamber Choir, cond. Frances Brewitt-Taylor

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Persephone Gibbs

5 April 2009
Palm Sunday
5.30pm


St John's Smith Square
London
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

 

The Exmoor Singers, cond. James Jarvis

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

15 May 2009
Friday
8.00pm


Exeter College Chapel
Oxford

 

 

 
 

 

Since God So Tender: Domestic Devotional Songs for ATB & b.c.
Blow, Child, Lawes, Locke & Purcell

 

Charivari Agréable

Rodrigo del Pozo, high tenor
Simon Beston, tenor
Nicholas Perfect, bass
Mañuel Nieto, theorbo & baroque guitar
Ibi Aziz, bass viol

dir. Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord & chamber organ

17 May 2009
Sunday
4.30pm


St John's Smith Square
London

Lufthansa Baroque Festival
 

 

 
 

 

The Oxford Psalms: Anthems & Motets for Three Men & a Band
Blow, Child, Lawes, Locke & Purcell

 

Charivari Agréable

Rodrigo del Pozo, high tenor
Simon Beston, tenor
Nicholas Perfect, bass
Mañuel Nieto, theorbo & baroque guitar
Ibi Aziz, bass viol

dir. Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord & chamber organ

20 June 2009
Saturday
7.30pm


All Saints Boughton Aluph Church
Ashwell, Kent

Stour Festival
 

 

 

 
 

 

Two Funerals & a Birthday: Handel, Purcell & Torelli

Featuring the Original Brandenburg Concertos by Torelli (d.1709)

 

Charivari Agréable

Bojan Cicic & Linda Andersson, violin
Rachel Stott, viola
Ibi Aziz, viola da gamba
Elizabeth Harré, violone
Mark Baigent, Jane Downer & Nick Benda, oboe
Michael Brain, bassoon

dir. Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord & chamber organ

21 November 2009
Saturday
7.30pm


St Matthew's Church
Northampton

 

 
 

 

Henry Purcell: Odes & Anthems
Welcome to all pleasures; O sing unto the Lord a new song;
Fun eral Sentences; Hear my prayer;
Coronation anthems 'I was glad' & 'My heart is inditing'

 

Northampton Philharmonic Choir, cond. Christopher Mabley

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

22 November 2009
Sunday
5.00pm


York Minster
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 140 "Wachet auf"
G. Ph. Telemann: Concerto for 3 oboes

 

Choir of York Minster, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

25 November 2009
Wednesday
7.30pm


Ashmolean Museum Oxford
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: sonatas for violin and harpsichord
Johann Georg Pisendel: Sonata for violin solo

Johann Mattheson: Suite in D minor for harpsichord

 

Charivari Agréable
Bojan Cicic, violin
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord

14 December 2009
Monday
7.30pm


Holy Trinity Church
Sloane Square
London SW1X 9BZ
 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah

 

Lund Chamber Choir , cond. Hakan Olsson

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Oliver Sandig

 

 

 

Other concerts in 2008

12 January 2008
Saturday
7.30pm


Droitwich Spa Methodist Church WR9 8AN
Droitwich Concert Club
Tel: 01905 775246
 
 

 

The Virtuoso Godfather: virtuosic chamber music by G.Ph. Telemann and his two godsons C.P.E. Bach & G.Ph. Kress

Rachel Moss , baroque flute
Susanne Heinrich, treble & bass viols
Reiko Ichise , bass viol
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord

21 January
Monday
7.45pm


Library Theatre
Central Library
St George'sSquare, Luton Luton Music Club
Tel: 01582 547474
 
 

 

The Prince & the Pauper

Oliver Webber , baroque violin
Susanne Heinrich, quinton & bass viols
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord

17 February
Sunday


The Saloon
Kimbolton Castle
Huntingdon PE18 0HY
Tel: 01480 860513
 
 

 

Bedchamber, Coffeehouse & Salon
Bach, Handel, Telemann & Vivaldi

Rachel Moss, baroque flute & recorder
Linda Andersson, baroque violin
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord


8 March
Saturday 7.00pm


St Alban's Cathedral
Tel: Tel 020 8248 7625
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

Harrow Choral Society & Chiltern Choir, cond. Simon Williams

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

21 March
Good Friday 7.30pm


Lincoln Cathedral
Tel: 01526 869141
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St John Passion

The Lincoln Chorale, cond. Charles Harrison

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

5 April
Saturday
6.30pm


St Nicholas Church, Newbury
 
 

 

J.S. Bach: St Matthew Passion

Newbury Choral Society, cond. Leo Hussain

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Soprano: Janet Coxwell
Alto: TBA
Tenor: Nathan Vale
Bass: Matthew Brook
Christus(bass): Jonathan Brown
Evangelist: Charles Daniels

19 April
Saturday

St John's Smith Square, London
 
 

 

W.A. Mozart: Requiem & Clarinet Concerto (solo: Jane Booth)

The Exmoor Singers, cond. James Jarvis

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

10 May
Saturday


Norden Farm Centre for the Arts
Altwood Road
Maidenhead SL6 4PF
 
 

 

London and the Hanoverians

Torelli: Four Concerti Musicali
Purcell: Suite in G, Chacony, Passacaglia (from King Arthur), 3 Parts on a Ground
Handel: Concerto Grosso in F op.6/2; Overture & Passacaille (orch version) op. 5/4


Charivari Agréable

Oliver Sändig & Linda Hannah-Andersson (violins)
Heather Birt (viola)
Gareth Deats (violoncello)
Elizabeth Harré (doublebass)
David Miller (theorbo)
Jane Downer & Nick Benda (oboe)
Mike Brain (bassoon)

7 June
Saturday


St Paul's Church
Augustus Road
Southfields SW19 6EW

 
 

 

Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria
Giuseppe Torelli: 4 Brandenburg Concertos


Wimbledon Choral Society, cond. Michael Ashcroft

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

11 June
Wednesday


Tewkesbury Abbey

 
 

 

Charpentier: Messe de Minuit
Handel: Foundling Hospital Anthem
Purcell: Sing unto the Lord Z.44


Choir of Cothill House School, cond. Stephen Taylor

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

28 June
Saturday

St Michael's Church,
Northampton
 
 

 

Mozart: Solemn Vespers of the Confessor
Haydn: Little Organ mass
Handel: Gloria

Northampton Philharmonic Choir, cond. Christopher Mabley

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

28 June
Saturday

St Mary's Church,
Ashwell, Hertfordshire
 
 

 

Haydn: Nelson Mass
Bach: Eschallet, ihr Lieder BWV 172
Vivaldi: Magnificat

North Herts Guild of Singers, cond. Jonathan Williams

Charivari Agréable Simfonie

29-31 August

University of Lincoln
 
 

 

ABCD (Association of British Choral Directors) Annual Convention

Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng (Ensemble in Residence)

6 October

Richter Hall
Györ, Hungary
 

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of the Blessed Virgin

Choir of New College Oxford, cond. Edward Higginbottom

Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Soloists: Susan Gilmour Bailey, Grace Davidson, Mark Dobell & Thomas Hobbs

7 October


Ferenc Liszt Music Academy
Budapest, Hungary
 
 

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of the Blessed Virgin

Choir of New College Oxford, cond. Edward Higginbottom

Charivari Agréable, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Soloists: Susan Gilmour Bailey, Grace Davidson, Mark Dobell & Thomas Hobbs

24 October
Friday 8.30pm


Royal & Pontifical English College, Valladolid, Spain
 
 

 

Singing in Secret

Byrd, Bull, Cabezón, Dering, Tallis

Charivari Agréable
Henry Jones, alto
Alastair Carey, tenor
Jon Stainsby, bass
dir. Kah-Ming Ng

15 November
Saturday 7.45pm

St Barnabas Church, Pitshanger Lane, Ealing, London W5 1QG
 
 

 

Bach: Magnificat
Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus
Handel: Zadok the Priest

Rameau: Suite & Choruses from Les fêtes de Polymnie, Naïs
& Les Boréades

Ealing Choral Society, cond. Jonathan Williams

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

23 November 3.30pm
Sunday


York Minster
 
 

 

Bach: Cantata 140 Wachet auf

York Minster Choir, cond. Robert Sharpe

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

19 December 7.00pm
Friday

Peterborough Cathedral
 
 

 

G.F. Handel: Messiah

Choir of Peterborough Cathedral , cond. Andrew Reid

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

 
 

 

 

Recent concerts (2007)

24 March
Saturday

University Church of St Mary the Virgin, High Street, Oxford
 
 

 

Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

with

Jubilate, cond. Stephen Clarke

31 March
Saturday

St Mary's Church, Hitchin
Hertfordshire
 
 

JS Bach: St John Passion

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

with

North Herts Guild of Singers, cond. Jonathan Williams
Nicholas Hurndall Smith, tenor; Matthew Brook, bass; William Purefoy, countertenor; Rachel Wheatley, soprano.
Tickets are £12 full; £10 concessions; £5 under 16.
Ticket Manager telephone 01462 742832, or from Hitchin Town Centre Initiative


29 April
Sunday 7.30pm
Free admission (retiring collection)

New College Chapel
Oxford
 
 

Coronation Anthems by Purcell, Croft, Clarke, Lawes & Handel


Choir of Cothill House, cond. Stephen Taylor
Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

 


30 April
Monday
Royal Northern College of Music
 
 

Esperar, sentir, morir: songs and dances from the Hispanic Baroque

Charivari Agréable

Clara Sanabras, soprano & guitar
Rodrigo del Pozo, tenor & guitar
Susanne Heinrich, viola da gamba
Joy Smith, triple harp
Richard Sweeney, theorbo & lute
Kah-Ming Ng, chamber organ & harpsichord


2 May
Wednesday

Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg
 
 

Esperar, sentir, morir

Charivari Agréable

Clara Sanabras, soprano & guitar
Rodrigo del Pozo, tenor & guitar
Susanne Heinrich, viola da gamba
Joy Smith, triple harp
Richard Sweeney, theorbo & lute
Kah-Ming Ng, chamber organ & harpsichord


4 May
Friday

Chapel of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
 
 

JS Bach: St John Passion

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

with

Chapel Choir of Corpus Christi, Cambridge, cond. Ryan Wigglesworth
Claire Booth, soprano
James Bowman, alto
James Gilchrist, Evangelist


7 May
Monday

St George's Church
Kemptown

Brighton Festival
 
 

Esperar, sentir, morir

Charivari Agréable

Clara Sanabras, soprano & guitar
Rodrigo del Pozo, tenor & guitar
Susanne Heinrich, viola da gamba
Joy Smith, triple harp
David Miller, theorbo & lute
Kah-Ming Ng, chamber organ & harpsichord


31 May
Thursday

St David's Festival,
St David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire
 
 

Handel: Dixit Dominus
Pachelbel: Vespers Music for St Sebald

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng
Rachael Parsons (soprano)
Rachel Payne (soprano)
Rupert Griffin (countertenor)
Christopher Watson (tenor)
Nicholas Perfect (bass)

with the Choir of St David's Cathedral, cond. Timothy Noon

14 June
St Luke's Church
Chelsea, London


 
 

Coronation Anthems by Purcell, Croft, Clarke, Lawes & Handel


Choir of Cothill House, cond. Stephen Taylor
Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

23 June
Saturday

Sheldonian Theatre
Oxford
 
 

JS Bach: Mass in B Minor

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

The Oxford Pro Musica Singers, cond. Michael Smedley

29 June
Friday

Rathaus, St. Veit/Glan
Carinthia
Trigonale Festival
Austria
 
 

Harmonia Caelestis: Caprice & Conceit in seicento Italy
Strozzi, Pollarolo, Stradella, Farina, Cima, Cavalli, Mussi, Terzi, Picchi, Bassano

Jamie Savan, cornett & mute cornett
Sarah Moffat, baroque violin & viola
Susanne Heinrich, treble & bass viols
Jorgen Skogmo, baroque guitar & theorbo
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord & chamber organ

http://www.trigonale.com/trigonale/english/programm/kuenstler07/charivari_agreable.asp


15 September
Saturday 7.30pm

Thame Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
 
 

Handel: Messiah

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

with the Oxford Pro Musica Singers, cond. Michael Smedley


17 October
Wednesday


Concert Hall, Bogazici University, Istanbul,
Turkey
 
 

The Lords of the Armada: songs and dances from Felipe II to Felipe V

Gaspar Fernandez: No haya más dulce allegria
Anon: Não tragais borzeguis pretos; Senhora del mundo
Sebastian Durón: Corazón causatenéis
Sanabras/Ng: Quiero, y no saben que quiero
Francesc Valls: Gilguerillo que el ayre
Juan Arañes: Un sarao de la chacona
Diego Fernández de Cordoba: Tres morillas m'enamoran

Instrumental works by Ortiz, Henestrosa, Cabezon & Soler (Fandango, arr. K-M Ng for harp, harpsichord, viol & guitar)

Charivari Agréable

Clara Sanabras, soprano & guitar
Susanne Heinrich, treble & bass viols
Joy Smith, triple harp
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord


20 October
Saturday 8pm

Merton College Chapel, Oxford

 

 
 

J.S. Bach: Der Geist Hilft, Furchte Dich Nicht

The Oxford Pro Musica Singers, cond. Michael Smedley
with
Charivari Agréable
Susanne Heinrich, viola da gamba & violone
Kah-Ming Ng, chamber organ

27 October
Saturday 7.30pm

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham
Birmingham Early Music Festival
 
 

Ringing Changes in Paris
Changes in French Musical Tastes & the Triumph of the Italian Style
Vivaldi ('Winter', arr. Chedeville), Leclair, Couperin, Tessarini, Marais (Sonnerie de Sainte Genevieve, & Les Folies d'espagne arr. 3 viols + b.c.) & Corrette (Phoenix Concerto)

Charivari Agréable
Susanne Heinrich, quinton & bass viol
Asako Morikawa, bass viol
Reiko Ichise, bass viol
Jorgen Skogmo, baroque guitar & theorbo
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord

Opening concert of the Birmingham Early Music Festival


10 November
Saturday 7.30pm

St Michael's Church
Perry Street
Northampton

In Memoriam

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Purcell: Chacony; O Sing unto the Lord; Hear my Prayer
Elgar: Sospiri
Mendelssohn: Hear my Prayer
Fauré: Requiem
also music by Parry & Tippett

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Northampton Philharmonic Choir, cond. Christopher Mabley


11 November
Sunday 9.00pm

Balliol College
Oxford

Running the Gamut

Instrumental Operas in Miniature by Marin Marais

The epic ‘La Gamme’, the auto- biographical ‘Sonate Marésienne’ & the evocative ‘Sonnerie de Sainte Geneviève du Mont’.

CHARIVARI AGRÉABLE

Susanne Heinrich – quinton viol
Reiko Ichise – viola da gamba
William Carter – theorbo & baroque guitar
Kah-Ming Ng – harpsichord


17 November
Saturday 7.30pm

St Matthew's Church,
Kettering Road,
Kingsley,
Northampton NN2

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D; Orchestral Suite No. 3
J. Haydn: Nelson Mass

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Northampton Bach Choir, cond. Lee Dunleavy

5 December
Wednesday 8pm


King's Hall
Station Road
Ilkley
Yorkshire

Harmonia Caelestis: Caprice & Conceit in seicento Italy
Strozzi, Pollarolo, Stradella, Farina, Cima, Cavalli, Mussi, Terzi, Picchi, Bassano

Jamie Savan, cornett & mute cornett
Oliver Webber, baroque violin & viola
Susanne Heinrich, treble & bass viols
Jorgen Skogmo, theorbo & baroque guitar
Kah-Ming Ng, harpsichord & chamber organ


21 December
Friday 7.30pm

Peterborough Cathedral

Johann Sebastian Bach
Magnificat in D
Orchestral Suite No. 4
Sanctus, from the B-minor Mass
Excerpts from the Christmas Oratorio

Charivari Agréable Simfonie, dir. Kah-Ming Ng

Peterborough Cathedral Choir, cond. Andrew Reid

 

 

 

   

Some Concerts in 2009