THE INTERNATIONAL STUDY CENTRE
for a Sunday Afternoon
with Paul Young, tenor
1st March 4.30pm
Young (tenor), Ian Crowther (oboe and cor anglais)
with members of the Festival Chamber Orchestra led by
Ian Crowther. Paul Young is Director of Music at Dover College
and a Lay Clerk at Canterbury Cathedral.
- The Curlew,
Vaughan Williams - Blake Songs,
Mozart - Flute Quartet in D,
Quantz - Sonata in C minor.
Study Centre, The Precincts, Canterbury
Tickets £15, £8 students, £5 under 12s, £13
Friends of FCO
from Crowthers of Canterbury 1 The Borough, Canterbury CT1 2DR
Tel: 01227 763965
the actual birthday Thursday 30th October at 7.30pm
the Birmingham Conservertoire are hosting one of our ongoing birthday
Birmingham Conservertoire event is one of their ‘Liederabend’
series in their Recital Hall, and will include ‘The Curlew’,
Three songs with string quartet (Mourne no moe, Corpus Christi, and
Sleep), some Elizabethan arrangements,
and some of the Capriol duets. Tickets available on the door £6.50
The concert will finish in time to catch the 10.10 train back to Euston.
More details at:
by George Parris
you to the launch of their new Naxos CD
13th September, 6.00pm
Trinity Church, Sloane Square, London
by a concert with music by
| Elgar | Debussy | Warlock
20 July 3.00pm at Tardebigge Church
St Bartholomew’s Church, Tardebigge, Worcs. B60 3AH
Celebrating English Song
Purcell: The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation
Finzi: Five Bagatelles
Warlock: Sleep, Pretty Ring Time, Cradle Song
Holbrooke: Cyrene: Butterfly of the Ballet Song
Ian Venables: On the wing of love Op.38
Elizabeth Atherton (soprano)
Robert Plane (clarinet)
Michael Pollock (piano)
£15; F/T students and registered unemployed £4.
Available online from www.atrix.co.uk or by post.
Contact: Celebrating English Song, Coombe Cottage,
Finstall, Bromsgrove, Worcs. B60 1EW.
Telephone: 01527 872422
2.00pm Free pre-concert talk in the
Community Hall, Tardebigge.
Ian Venables: Art Song – Beyond the Drawing Room
5 July 7.30pm Sussex Gardens London
St James’s Church, Sussex Gardens, Paddington,
London, W2 3UD
A Short While for Dreaming
The Blossom Street Singers will be performing songs
from their all-Warlock CD of choral music as part of the
Voices of London Festival 2014
Tel: 07740 354817
13 TO 29 JUNE 2014
FESTIVAL 2014: WAR
explores the particular impact of the English Civil War and First
World War on musicians in Wales and the Borders. Concerts will be
held at relevant historic venues including Montgomery Church (the
Battle of Montgomery in 1644 was the largest fought in Wales) as well
as the Music Room at Gregynog Hall itself.
aim to announce our headline artists during Llyr Williams' Gala Centenary
Recital at National Museum Wales on 22 Nov 2013 from 7.30pm. The Gala
celebrates the exact date of Benjamin Britten's 100th birthday and
marks the close of our 2013 Great Britten season with performances
of his Holiday Diary and Night Piece (Notturno).
We also look forward to 2014 with the Sonata by Britten's teacher
Frank Bridge, which is dedicated to the memory of Ernest Bristow Farrar.
for full programme details and to book tickets online or call 01686
207100. You can also sign up via the website to receive our monthly
e-Newsletter with all the latest Festival announcements and special
27 May 2.30pm Chelsea
St. Wilfrid’s Convent, 29 Tite Street, London. SW3 4JX
Warlock in Chelsea
An illustrated lecture by Malcolm Rudland with Danny
Gillingwater (baritone) for the Christ Church Fellowship
meeting at St. Wilfrid’s. Free entry.
‘I would recommend anyone in the Peter Warlock Society
to attend a future repeat of this enjoyable and unique
lecture.’ – Rebecca Brooke, 2011.
SATURDAY 5 APRIL 2014
WELSH CONNECTIONS OF GUSTAV HOLST AND PETER WARLOCK
Talks by Alan Gibbs and Brian Collins respectively.
to 5pm, Hillfield Church,
37 Worple Road, Wimbledon SW19 4JZ
Gibbs and Brian Collins will be speaking on the Welsh Connections
of Gustav Holst and Peter Warlock respectively. This is part
of a series of classes organised by Dr Robert Manning, but he is happy
to welcome visiting students provided that they contact him in advance.
venue is about 5-7 minutes' walk from the railway station. The cost
will be £10 on the day and, on this occasion, all profits from
the event will go to charity.
Manning can be contacted on 07956-578602
All Saints' Church
Church on the Heath, Blackheath SE3 0TY
Saturday 7th December 2013 7.30pm
Timothy Salter conductor
Michael Bonaventure organ
- Byrd - J.S.Bach - Buxtehude
Pearsall - Messiaen - Warlock - Bax - Salter
£15 (£12 concessions £8 students)
6pm on Friday 23 September 2011 at St Peter’s Church, 119 Eaton
Square, London SW1W 9AL
(corner of Upper Belgrave Street and Hobart Place, five minutes walk
to celebrate the re-unveiling of the Bartók statue at 2pm on
Sat 24 September,
the Peter Warlock Society presents a Warlock and Bartók concert
with an Hungarian supper interval
See schedule <HERE>
(a .pdf file)
on Saturday 24 September 2011
on the pavement outside Malvern Court, London SW7 3HU
Imre Varga's statue of Béla Bartók will be re-unveiled
with Tamás Vásáry, David Mellor and Chelsea Ballet
performing The Bracelet
choreographed to Chris Mowat’s brass arr. of the last six of
Promoted by the Peter Warlock Society
.pdf document page 2 <HERE>
just posted the recording of my 1/9/11 recital which had a set of
Peter Warlock songs at www.emilybaehr.com.
Just click on the music link.
I think I did OK with the Warlock.
19th of March 2011, 6:00 p.m. in Waldorfschool Hannover-Bothfeld,
Sunday 20th of March 2011, 7:00 p.m. in Church S. Nicolai Hagenburg,
Conducter: Sabine Lauer
Purcell: "Fairy Queen"
Britten: Serenade op. 31
Elgar: Serenade op 20
March 26th , 2011 at 7.00pm
St George's Church, Beckenham
Concert Band, directed by PWS member, Leslie Lake.
Programme includes the first public performance of the arrangement
by John Mitchell for brass sextet of The Cricketers of Hambledon;
also Pavanne from the Capriol Suite; and Beethoven's
The first of Tolkien's writing to be put to music - The Hobbit Concert
Overture by Carey Blyton - is complemented by Donald Swann' s arrangement
of the last of Tolkien's poems - Bilbo's Last Song.
Paul Allen (baritone) performs in both the Cricketers and the Bilbo
Tickets £10. Tel 020 8650 7347 (PWS member Cliff Watkins) -
to the enterprise of our committee member Bryn Philpott,
I am delighted to offer you his five pages of details of performances
of carols by Peter Warlock this festive season.
Do hope you might be able to hear some and perhaps write the occasion
up for our next Newsletter.
With my good wishes,
10th December, 8 p.m.
St Mary's Church, Westerham, Kent TN16 1AS
Capriol Chamber Choir, directed by Graham Dinnage,
was founded in 2004 (as The Warlock Singers), and has specialised
in the performance of British choral music. They performed for the
PWS at their AGM in 2005 in Eynsford. Our Christmas Concert features
works by Warlock and by the esteemed president
of the society, Richard Rodney Bennett, as well as a rarely-heard
pastoral gem by George Malcolm, his Missa ad Praesepe (Mass at the
Tickets are £10 on the door. Reservations 01732 866372 or
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Warlock: Balulalow (SATB version with soprano solo)
Warlock: The First Mercy (SSA version)
Bennett: Puer Nobis
Bennett: Five Carols
Malcolm: Missa ad Praesepe
Leighton: Lully, lulla
Tavener: The Lamb
Willis: It came upon the midnight clear
Rose: No small wonder
Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium
Mendelssohn: Frohlocket ihr völker auf erden
Handl: Resonet in laudibus
Praetorius: Quem pastores laudavere
Praetorius: In dulci jubilo
the following announcement also by clicking [this
January 9, 2011
Knox Presbyterian Church
3400 Michigan Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45208
Admission Free (donations accepted)
Emily Baehr, soprano
Christina Haan, piano
Samuel Barber's "Hermit Songs"
Various songs by Peter Warlock
Zeke Hecker's "At Wren House" world premiere
Contact Knox Presbyterian Church
Wednesday 19th January 2011 at 7:30
Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall
School of Music
University of Leeds
LEEDS LS2 9JT
0113 343 25854
Warlock: The Curlew for Flute, English Horn
and String Quartet
Bax: Quintet for Oboe and Strings
Jacob: Inventions for Flute and Oboe
Vaughan Williams: Ten Blake Songs for
Voice and Oboe
by members of the Lydian String Quartet with Conrad Marshall (flute),
Steve Muir (tenor), and Jonathan Tobutt (oboe and English Horn).
£10, £7 (adult concessions), £3 (students and
Information: Tickets can be booked and paid for online via the Concerts
webpage at www.leeds.ac.uk/music/concerts
postal bookings, please state the number of tickets required, your
contact details (phone/email) and a cheque payable to the University
of Leeds with a SAE to:
The Box Office, University Concert Series
School of Music
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
Tele: 0113 343 2584
of vocal music by
Peter Warlock, Hanns Eisler, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Kurt Weil and
on the 23rd of October at
St Marcel Lutherian Church,
24 rue Pierre Nicole,
Paris, metro Port Royal at 8.30pm.
With Cécile Zylberajch mezzo-soprano
and the musicians of the "Ballade de Linos".
Fagiolini's Christmas Party :
www.ifagiolini.com and then click on the ‘Concert Diary’.
A beautiful mix of Renaissance and 20th century Christmas music
from around Europe
We are sorry these two Warlockian events missed getting in the last
Newsletter by a matter of days,
so hope you may care to know of them now.
December 16 Hall One 7.30pm
Kings Place, London
Box Office Box Office 020 7520 1490
£29.50 £24.50 £19.50
December 18 7.30pm
Ludlow Assembly Rooms
Box Office 01584 878141
Tickets: £18 (£17.50 concessions)
If you might be near London to celebrate Warlock's last night on
earth on 16 December, I know there are about 50 tickets left in
this remarkable 400-seater new concert hall about five minutes walk
up York Way from King's Cross, but where car parking is virtually
impossible, but I will be there.
The full programme is :
Ludwig Senfl (c1486 - 1543) – Das G’läut zu Speyer
Michael Praetorius (1571?-1621) - Es ist ein Ros’
Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672) – Das Wort ward fleisch
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) – O virga ac diadema
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1526-94) – Canite tuba in
Francisco Guerrero (1528-99) – Pastores loquebantur
Mateo da Flecha (1481-c.1553) – La justa (ensalada)
Richard Pygott (fl.early 16th century) – Quid petis, o fili?
William Byrd (c.1539-1623) – Attollite portas
Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) - Un soir de neige
Peter Warlock (1894-1930) I saw a fair maiden. Rich Cavalcade,
Bethlehem Down, Benedicamus Domino
Silver arr.Williams - The Twelve Days after Christmas
Do make yourself known to me if you decide to come.
from the Hon Sec of the Peter Warlock Society
31 Hammerfield House
Cale Street, London SW3 3SD
020 7589 9595
Warlock Society Website : peterwarlock.org
Rudland Website : malcolmrudland.org
PETER WARLOCK SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO
PETER WARLOCK CHRISTMAS
New Play by Alex Clissold-Jones with Benedict Holme as Warlock on
31 October 2009 at 4pm and 7.30pm
at St Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Road, London SW7 4AL
by kind permission of the Vicar, Revd R F Bushau
on the door £5 (Senior citizens, students, PWS members £4)
It is hoped the audiences may care to meet the cast between the
shows at the nearby Stanhope Tavern, Gloucester Road, London SW7
(Tel 020 7373 4192) where good food and drinks are available.
This will be the first London performance of the play premièred
at New College, Oxford last December
17th December 1930, the composer and critic Philip Heseltine, better
known by his pseudonym Peter
Warlock, was found dead in his London flat from gas poisoning. We
join Warlock on the previous evening – a cold and foggy night
– in his local London pub, the Duke of Wellington.
words of Bruce Blunt, from a BBC Home Service programme, December
Warlock was only a pen-name at first, but latterly used it for every
purpose. This started the extraordinary legend that he was really
two persons in one, and that the sinister Peter Warlock eventually
destroyed the gentle Philip Heseltine. It’s time this myth
was forgotten. Anyone who has any
character at all has many sides to that character, and so it was
with Philip. He had great charm and a brilliant mind, but these
are not enough. Like other people with the quality of true greatness,
he was very modest. He never put on airs. And his was a most generous
In the Peter Warlock Society Newsletter 84, Bruce Phillips
best thing about the evening was the chance to hear some of Warlock’s
wonderful solo songs and six suberb carols (for eight-part choir).
The singing was of a very high standard. ... The tour de force of
the production as far as the acting was concerned was Benedict Holme’s
performance as the mercurial Warlock, ranging from exultation to
THE PETER WARLOCK SOCIETY ALSO INVITES YOU
Society normally holds its Social Lunches at the nerve centre of
the Warlock Society at
The Antelope Tavern in Eaton Terrace in the heart of Warlock’s
Chelsea, with a chance to meet the committee after one of their
meetings, but this one is designed to attract our West Country members
and with a chance to
meet our Chairman Emeritus, Fred Tomlinson, in his natural habitat.
Saturday 7 November 2009
from 12.30pm in the Function Room of The Middlesex Arms,
Long Drive, South Ruislip HA4 0HG Tel 020 8845 0667
kind permission of the landlord, Andy McCann
pub is next to South Ruislip tube station on the Central and Metropolitan
details from the Hon. Sec of the Peter Warlock Society
Malcolm Rudland on 020 7589 9595 or email@example.com
Yet Another Social Lunch
our slightly more genuine West Country members the Society will
be holding a Social Lunch
at The Air Balloon at the top of Crickley Hill in Gloucestershire
and we hope to attract
our members from South Wales, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire,
North Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, or indeed from wherever people care
to travel, and with
a chance to meet the President of our Gloucestershire Chapter, John
Saturday 21 November 2009
from 12.30pm in The Air Balloon
Hill, Birdlip, Gloucestershire GL4 8JY
kind permission of the landlady, Paula Hewitt
pub is a major landmark on the roundabout of the A417 at the top
of Crickley Hill
details from the Hon. Sec of the Peter Warlock Society
Malcolm Rudland on 020 7589 9595 or firstname.lastname@example.org or
Michael Graves on 01666 837334 or email@example.com
Sunday 16 August at 5pm, the Radio 3 programme 'Discovering
Music' features Warlock's The Curlew' with Stephen Johnson who will
illustrate his talk with excerpts from van Dieren's "Rhapsodia",
Bartok's 2nd String Quartet, Purcell's Fantazia No.7, Dowland's
Darknesse Let Me Dwelle" and Eccles' "When Celia was learning
the spinet to play". The talk will culminate in a performance
given by the American tenor, Michael Flattery from the Isle of Man
Festival in June with The Doric Quartet, flautist Adam Walker and
cor anglais player Daniel Bates. There will also be complete
performances of "Sleep", "Maltworms", "The
Fox", "Cradle Song" and
"Captain Stratton's Fancy" peppered thoughout, performed
Slattery with Stephen Coombs at the piano.
That weekend of the 15/16 August sees the deadline for our next
Newsletter, so if any of you have proposed articles, or any items
of Warlockian interest to share, or news of any forthcoming
performances of Warlock, do submit them for consideration to our
new editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday 12 September from 12.30pm we hold another Social Lunch
at the Antelope, Eaton Terrace, London SW1 (see attachment below)
On Sunday 27 September at 4pm at the Wigmore Hall, Andrew Kennedy
sings 'Sleep', 'Ha’nacker Mill'. 'My Own Country', ;The Night'
'Yarmouth Fair' with Roger Vignoles. There are also songs by
Purcell, Ned Rorem, Britten and Ives.
kind permission of the landlady, Katie Lewin
YOU ARE INVITED
by the Peter Warlock Society
to another Social Lunch
at the nerve centre of the Warlock Society, with
a chance to meet the committee after one of their meetings.
This is a Fullers Real Ale pub, with a wide selection of food
for you to choose from and pay for at the downstairs bar.
Saturday 12 September 2009
from 12.30pm in the Upper Room
of the Antelope Tavern (Tel 020 7824 8512)
Eaton Terrace, London, SW1 8EZ
There is meter parking in the area until 1.30pm.
Nearest tube station is Sloane Square.
Turn right out of the station past the
Royal Court Theatre; turn right into Cliveden Place,
then left into Eaton Terrace, whereupon the tavern comes into view.
RSVP to (or more details from) the Hon. Sec of the Peter Warlock
Malcolm Rudland on 020 7589 9595 or email@example.com
Brunswick Chamber Orchestra
Annual Spring Program, featuring Peter Warlock's
"Capriol Suite" as well as music by Brahms, Erkel, Lehar.
New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra, Mark Trautman, conductor. Concert
at Hungarian Center, 133 Somerset St., New Brunswick, NJ USA. March
8, 2009 at 3 p.m. Tickets: 20/15 students and seniors.
More information: newbrunswickchamberorchestra.org
and Delius 2008
.pdf file HERE
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If you do not have it you can download it HERE
“A Peter Warlock Christmas”
A new one act play with choral accompaniment
Ben Holme – Peter Warlock
The Marion Consort
Alice Newton - piano
New College Chapel, Holywells Road, Oxford
Tuesday, December 9th 8pm
Tickets: £5 (£4 concessions)
For more details, please ring: 07985 004812