St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church
Church Road, Barnes, London, SW13 9HL
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  • Website www.stmarybarnes.org

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Barnes Choir : Music & Place

The Barnes Choir present three works connected through their associations with different places. The Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein were commissioned by Walter Hussey, Dean of Chichester Cathedral, in 1964 for the Three Choirs Festival whilst Bob Chilcott's vibrant and varied cantata evokes a contemporary…

Sun 12 Mar

Barnes Music Society: A London-Themed Concert With The Ratio Piano Trio

Smyth may not be a familiar name today as a composer, but she was notorious in her day as a suffragette. Her musical roots were firmly in the romantic tradition influenced by Brahms, Grieg and Tchaikovsky, all of whom she had met. Many of the amusing, nostalgic and satirical poems by Sir John Betjeman were set to…

Brahms Requiem

Brahms is recognised as the towering figure of late romanticism and in his requiem we find a pivotal work that reshaped his reputation and career. His German Requiem is a radiant and joy-filled work in spite of the recent death of his beloved mother and the lingering feelings of loss at the death of fellow composer Robert…

Wed 22 Mar

£15 / 020 8741 5422

Brahms Requiem - English Chamber Choir

Brahms is recognised as the towering figure of late romanticism and in his requiem we find a pivotal work that reshaped his reputation and career. His German Requiem is a radiant and joy-filled work in spite of the recent death of his beloved mother and the lingering feelings of loss at the death of fellow composer Robert…

Fitzroy String Quartet

Stefano Mengoli - violin Laura Custodio Sabas - violin Emily Pond - viola Michael Newman - cello Programme Mozart - String Quartet in B flat, K.589 Beethoven - String Quartet in F, Op.135 Tchaikovsky - String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11 The Fitzroy String Quartet formed in 2014 at the Royal Academy of Music. In…

Thu 11 May

£16.50 some concessions / 020 8741 5422

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Georgian London - Fulham Camerata & Festival Chorus

Explore the sights and sounds of London town during one of her most exciting periods. With the accession of George I and the Hanoverian line, London experienced a flowering of the arts almost unparalleled in history. Tonight's concert celebrates the music of Georgian London as seen at Court, Tavern, Church and the…

Gilbert & Sullivan World Tour With Gyles Brandreth

A World Tour as told by Gilbert & Sullivan with narration by BBC celebrity Gyles Brandreth, Extracts from Gilbert & Sullivan popular operas from around the world Directed by John Savournin Narrated by Gyles Brandreth

Grand Tour Organ Recital

This Grand Tour of organ music travels through the continent of Europe taking in music from four centuries, displaying the ringing tones of St Mary’s organ to full effect. Name of organist to be confirmed.

Thu 16 Mar

Haydn & Janacek – Alke Quartet

Henry Chandler returns to the Barnes Music Festival with the Quartet he has recently joined performing a contrasting programme of light-hearted Haydn and passionate psychological Janacek which they will have played the evening before at the Wigmore Hall. Haydn, ‘ the father of the string quartet’, boasted that he had…

Tue 14 Mar

Italian Journeys - Ashley Fripp Piano Recital

British pianist Ashley Fripp performs a recital in which Mozart's vibrant, youthful D major piano sonata is richly contrasted by journeying to the Gothic horrors of Ravel's fiendishly difficult Gaspard de la Nuit. Ashley will also be reciting the poetry of Bertrand which inspired the work to further enhance the enjoyment…

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Kit And Mcconnel : Pheasant Laughter

We are delighted to be welcoming the amazing cabaret double act of Kit and McConnel to present their latest show ***Pheasant Laughter****…*.with brand new songs that address the really important things: Love, Death and Wet Wipes. They have had sell-out shows at London cabaret venues The Pheasantry, The Crazy Coqs, and St.

Nocturne: Music & Poetry

Violinist Madeleine Mitchell, described by The Times as 'one of the UK's liveliest musical forces' *brings the wonderful programme she created with distinguished Barnes poet and librettist, David Harsent on the theme of Night, together with the world-premiere of a piece for violin and narrator celebrating…

Mon 13 Mar

Opening Concert: Four Seasons With Tasmin Little

Tasmin Little is both the soloist and conductor in this unique coupling: Vivaldi’s ever-popular Four Seasons *meets Roxanna Panufnik’s *Four World Seasons. As a complete cycle, Vivaldi’s* Four Seasons offers a set of vivid tableaux, imaginative and enticing, with ample chance for the violin soloist to display…

Rautio Piano Trio With Eleanor Bron

Jane Gordon - violin Victoria Simonsen - cello Jan Rautio - piano Eleanor Bron - narrator Programme London-based theme for the 2017 Barnes Music Festival, featuring celebrity narrator Eleanor Bron JC Bach Trio in G, Op.2 No.2 Ethyl Smyth* Piano Trio in D minor Jim Parker Betjeman Poems arr. for narrator and piano…

Thu 16 Mar

£16.50 some concessions / 020 8741 5422

Rautio Piano Trio With Patricia Hodge

Jane Gordon - violin Victoria Simonsen - cello Jan Rautio - piano Patricia Hodge - narrator Programme London-based theme for the 2017 Barnes Music Festival, featuring celebrity narrator Patricia Hodge JC Bach Trio in G, Op.2 No.2 Ethyl Smyth* Piano Trio in D minor Jim Parker Betjeman Poems arr. for narrator and…

Thu 16 Mar

£16.50 some concessions / 020 8741 5422

River Thames And The Boat Race

As the main artery for London and a key feature of Barnes’ geography the River Thames is celebrated in much music and poetry. Distinguished British composer Stephen Dodgson is best known for his guitar works and enjoyed a daily walk by the river and this affinity is strongly felt in Watersmeet. Craig Ogden makes a welcome…

Fri 24 Mar

St Paul’S Girls’ School Cantamus

To tie in with their forthcoming tour to Bruges and Ypres, Cantamus, a girls’ chamber choir of 12-15 year olds from St Paul’s Girls’ School, will present a programme with a reflective theme. Repertoire will include a newly commissioned piece by composer in residence Dr Bernard Hughes, Caccini’s reflective Ave Maria…

A Tour Around Baroque Europe - Le Petit Orchestre

Le Petit Orchestre is a small ensemble of eight musicians, specialising in music of the baroque era played on copies of instruments of the period. This programme casts the net wide to encompass works from the leading musical European countries of the day. Germany is represented by Handel, his ravishing duet ‘As Steals the…

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