abcd Live – Choral Conference

Hallé St Peter's Manchester

A one-day choral conference for anyone leading or involved in singing includes sessions on period performance practice for voices, with guest presenters Professor Martin Ashley, William Hunt and Andrew Parrott, discussing the voice in the time of Gibbons and JS Bach. There is also a trade exhibition throughout the day.

The Recorder: Lecture and Masterclass

Snape Maltings Concert Hall Snape

A treat for recorder players and early music enthusiasts alike, in a morning lecture and afternoon masterclass, led by Francesca Clements.

London International Festival of Early Music 2022

Blackheath Concert Halls 23 Lee Road, London

A three-day exhibition with a full programme of workshops, lecture recitals, talks and makers’ demonstration recitals, plus concerts and evensong at St Michael & All Angels Church.

SEMF Zoom Talk with David Allinson

Online

‘Framed to the life of the words’ - tradition and invention in the sacred music of William Byrd.

‘Master Byrd’ Dramatic Presentation

St. Mary's Church, Bottesford

Master Byrd differs from 'greatest hits' compilations in being a dramatic presentation that helps the audience understand Byrd's life and the conditions of composition and his music.

‘Inn Stetter Hut’ Pre-concert Talk by Linarol Consort

Holywell Music Room, Oxford

Join tenor James Gilchrist, Henrike Lähnemann, German medieval historian, and the editor David Hatcher for an informal conversation about the making of 'Inn Stetter Hut', find out who was the richest man in the 16th and discuss why the song 'Lust hab ich ghabt zur Musica' couldn't be included in the programme. Followed at 7.30pm...

‘Master Byrd’ Dramatic Presentation

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham

Master Byrd differs from ‘greatest hits’ compilations in being a dramatic presentation that helps the audience understand Byrd’s life and the conditions of composition and his music.

‘Master Byrd’ Dramatic Presentation

Southwell Minster

Master Byrd differs from ‘greatest hits’ compilations in being a dramatic presentation that helps the audience understand Byrd’s life and the conditions of composition and his music.

Byrd 400 Academic Symposium

Lincoln Cathedral

Through a series of lectures and recitals, led by a range of experts, uncover more about William Byrd, his life and music.

Three Choirs Festival

Gloucester Cathedral

This year's festival takes place in venues in and around Gloucester.

Around Sound: Monteverdi and Vespers of 1610

Online

A four-part online lecture series that will take you through Monteverdi's life, work, and most famous piece, the Vespers of 1610.

Online Project: Komm, Jesu, komm

Online

Join the Stay at Home Choir to learn and study Bach's "Komm, Jesu, komm" with the Leipzig Bach Archiv and David Hill MBE.

SEMF Online Talk with David Allinson

Online

‘Regina Caeli, Regina Mundi’: musical veneration of the Virgin Mary in the Spanish Golden Age. The talk will be recorded for those not able to hear it on the night.