Events Listing - April 2020

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Wednesday 1st April

Allegro Appassionato

Franklin College - students

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

 12.45 pm

Conoco Rooms, Louth Library

Funded by audience donations

Wednesday 1st - 29th April

Friar's Folly
Rhythm and Blues - acoustic group
Adult Music Workshops 

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, these sessions are cancelled until further notice. 

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Blackfriar's Theatre & Arts Centre, Boston

Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrumPlease note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.ent, or voice, to be part of this friendly band meeting for the joy of playing.

Your first session is free to attend.  All sessions thereafter £2.50 per week.
Contact Stuart Bull on 07484 118989 stuart@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk

Stringing Nettles
Adult Music Workshop

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, these sessions have been cancelled until further notice. 

1.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Nettleham Community Hub

Want to learn an instrument, learn new skills and meet new friends?  All abilities welcome at these friendly sessions.  Come along and try something different!

Your first session is free to attend.   

Contact Chris Rogalski  chrisrogalski@yahoo.com

Thursday 2nd April

Lunchtime Recital

Chris Brown - Stamford

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

12 noon

Bailgate Methodist Church, Lincoln

Lunchtime recital for all ages.  Free entry with retiring collection.

Thursday 2nd - 30th April

Grantham Music Ensemble 
Adult Music Workshop    

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 please contract Crauford Thomson regarding these sessions. 

Contact crauford@cthomson-music.co.uk

Friday 3rd - 24th April

One Good Eye 

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, these sessions have been cancelled until further notice.
Rhythm and Blues
Adult Music Workshop    

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Lincoln Library  

Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this friendly band meeting for the joy of playing.

Your first session is free to attend.
Contact Jonny Gillard at jonnygillard@gmail.com

Friday 3rd April

Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire Concert Society

Laura van der Heijden - cello
Katya Apekisheva - piano

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

Outward Academy, Foxhills, Scunthorpe

Beethoven             Cello Sonata No 1 in F major Op. 5/1
JS Bach                    Gamba Sonata No.3 BMV 1029
Debussy                  Cello Sonata
Boulanger, Nadia   3 Pieces for Cello and Piano
Poulenc                   Cello Sonata

Laura was winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year Award in 2012.                                                                            Katya was a prize winner at the Leeds International Piano Competition in 1996.

Laura’s reviews:
“The beauty of Laura van der Heijden’s playing lies in the fact that she has a wonderful expressivity, but never, ever overdoes it.”
  Jane Shuttleworth, Bachtrack

“At just 19, this tremendously charismatic performer displayed a confidence and artistry far greater than her years, delivering a rich, treacly tone warmed with a robust vibrato’. The Australian (April 2016)

Reviews of Katya’s playing:
‘Most outstanding…superbly controlled technique and commanding musicality throughout… astonishing…’
The Yorkshire Post at the Leeds International Piano Competition

‘A profoundly gifted artist who has already achieved artistic greatness’. Gramophone

http://www.wegottickets.com/event/466347

Lent Plus!

1.00 pm

St Katherine's Cathedral, Colegrave Street, Lincoln LN5 8DW

Organ  Marc B. Barker-Naylor

Free lunchtime Recital including music for the Season of Lent. 

Followed by free tea and coffee.

.Jazzpac

Alan Barnes with The Andrew Wood Trio Play Charlie Parker

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

Alan Barnes - saxophones
Matthew Ratcliffe - piano
Martyn Spencer – double bass
Andrew Wood - drums

8.00 pm

Stamford Arts Centre – Jazz in The Cellar Bar

Charlie Parker was one of the most important figureheads in the development of jazz music, pioneering the ‘bebop’ style. This quartet comes together to explore the Parker catalogue of compositions including Yardbird Suite, Anthropology and Moose The Mooche.

Joining Andrew’s popular trio for the first time will be Alan Barnes probably the UK’s finest virtuoso saxophonist. Alan is a prolific international performer, composer, arranger, bandleader and touring soloist best known for his work on clarinet, alto and baritone sax and, of course, his great sense of humour

Tickets £12, Concessions £10 T: 01780 763203 Online: stamfordartscentre.com 

Saturday 4th April

RAFA Wings Appeal Concert

City of Lincoln Male Voice Choir

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

Methodist Church, North Hykeham

Our 6th annual concert in support of the RAF Association Wings Appeal. The programme will be our usual eclectic mix of Male Voice Choir melodies and will end with audience participation of The Airman’s Hymn.

 Tickets £5 to include a light supper

A Celebration of Sacred Music

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

The Elizabethan Singers

7.30 pm

St James' Church, Spilsby

The Elizabethan Singers invite you their 'A Celebration of Sacred Music'.  The programme contains a wonderful selection of well-known choral pieces by Bach, Handel, Mozart and many more, along with solo and small ensemble items.   In the second half they will be giving the premiere performance of an exciting new work by Brian Quinn - 'Mass: The Open Door'.  Do join them for a feast of sacred music in this beautiful church.

 Admission is free with a retiring collection for church and choir funds

The Heath Quartet with Max Baillie

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

Oliver Heath              violin
Sara Wolstenholme   violin
Gary Pomeroy            viola
Chris Murray               cello
Sarah-Jane Bradley     viola

7.30 pm

Ballroom, Stamford Arts Centre

Stravinsky                  Concertino for String Quartet
Brahms                      String Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2
Beethoven                 String Quintet in C major, Op. 29

The dynamic and charismatic Heath Quartet are fast earning a reputation as one of the most exciting British chamber ensembles of the moment. Formed in 2002 at the Royal Northern College of Music they were selected for representation by YCAT, were awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Special Ensemble Scholarship and in 2012 won the Ensemble Prize at the Festspiele Mecklenburg- Vorpommern. In May 2013 they became the first ensemble in 15 years to win the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artists Award.

Their live recording of Tippett’s string quartets at Wigmore Hall received widespread acclaim and won the Gramophone Chamber Disc of the Year in 2016. A subsequent release on Harmonia Mundi of Tchaikovsky: Quartets 1 & 3 was selected as Disc of the Week by both The Sunday Times and BBC Radio 3.

In 2018 the quartet were on-stage cast members in Calixto Bieito’s play adaptation of Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy, with performances in Birmingham, Brighton, Luxembourg, Bilbao and Amsterdam. During the play they performed movements from Ligeti’s Second String Quartet and Beethoven’s String Quartet No.11, Op. 95, providing emotional depth to the monologues spoken by the cast

Tickets £18 (£17) £10 under 26s

Sunday 5th April

Louth Choral Society

"Crowning Glory": Music for Coronations

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

St James's Church, Upgate, Louth LN11 9BL

Mozart                  Coronation Mass
Handel                  Zadoc the Priest
Walton                 Crown Imperial
Britten                  Choral Dances from "Gloriana"
Parry                     I Was Glad

Tickets: Reserved £15, unreserved £10, & 6 for £5 offer available from Eve & Ranshaw, Cornmarket, Louth and online:  http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/louthchoral

Monday 6th April

Land of Hope and Glory – Neil sands Productions

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

2.00 pm

Bourne Corn Exchange

Neil Sands and his wonderful cast are back with a new production for 2020, of their most popular patriotic show Land of Hope & Glory, celebrating The Best of British Entertainment and especially produced to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the end of The Second World War. VE Day 75.

An afternoon filled with marvellous and memorable songs, including a rousing selection from Last Night of The Proms, Old Time Sing Alongs, Great British Show Tunes, and ever popular favourites from the 40s 50s & 60s.

Tickets:  £12, concessions £11

Monday 6th - 27th April

Indian Drumming Workshops

6.00 pm - 8.00 pm

soundHOUSE, 18 St Martin's Lane, Lincoln LN2 1HY  

Join this workshop and experience a variety of drumming methods and genres with Rajeesh.  Drums provided.

Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org 

Tuesday 7th - 28th April

Boston Community Choir 

 Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus,these sessions have been cancelled until further notice. 

7.15 pm - 8.15 pm

St Botolph's Church, Boston

Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this brand new Older Adults Group.

£22 per term.
Contact 01205 310929 or music@parishofboston.co.uk

Tuesday 7th April

Khrisma 4 String Quartet

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

1.00 pm

Lincoln Drill Hall
The String Quartet in B minor Op. 64 No. 2 by 'father of the string quartet' Joseph Haydn begins the concert, before Schubert's intense A-minor quartet "Rosamunde" transports us to a different musical world.
Tickets £9 on the door, £7.50 in advance £3 students & under 16s

Wednesday 8th April

Allegro Appassionato

Dick Appleton - guitar

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

12.45 pm 

Conoco Rooms, Louth Library

Funded by audience donations

A Sequence for Holy Week 

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

The Lincoln Chorale
Mark Wilde - conductor

7.30pm

St Giles Church, Lamb Gardens, Lincoln

Lotti                Crucifixus
Bruckner        Christus Factus est
Victoria           Tenebrae Responsories
Schütz             St Matthew Passion

Tickets £10 from tickets@lincoln-chorale.org or from Bailgate Post Office or on the door 


The Crucifixion - Stainer

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

Cabra Singers
Simon Crookall - conductor
Joann Read - accompanist
Edmund Le Brocq - tenor solo
Ian Kealey - bass solo

7.30pm

Bailgate Methodist Church, Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AR

This work is a meditation on the sacred passion of the Holy Redeemer

Admission free with retiring collection

Light refreshments will be served. 

Saturday 11th April

We Three Kings of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

A show to take you on a two-hour uplifting nostalgic Rock 'n' Roll Roller coaster, buckle up and enjoy the ride!

Marc Robinson from 'Stars in their Eyes', 'Buddy' The Musical and more successful shows to his name, will perform as Buddy Holly with the favorites... Heartbeat, It Doesn't Matter Anymore, & Peggy Sue to name but a few! All with authentic attire, horned rimmed glasses and the famous Stratocaster Guitar!
Darren Page, for any Roy Orbison fan Darren is a must see, a beautiful voice and a range to cover any genre. Darren will perform... I Drove all Night, Crying, Mean Woman Blues & It's Over, plus one or two earlier ones too!
Steve Halliday performs as Elvis Presley giving respect for the man who was known as 'The true King of Rock 'n' Roll'! Steve has appeared on many T.V. Shows from 'Stars in their Eyes', BBC 1’s Elvis Special to name but a few, his love of Elvis will shine through and help you enjoy an Evening fit for a King! Come along and hear hits... Teddy Bear, That's all right Mama, Shake Rattle and Roll, G.I Blues, an evening of pure Rock 'n' Roll!

Will Rock 'n' Roll ever Die in Boston? That'll be the Day!

Presented by A.M. Productions (Northwest) Ltd.

Tickets £19.50 Box Office: 01205 363108

Jazzpac

The 'Ready For Freddie' Quartet

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

Bryan Corbett - trumpet / flugel
Al Gurr-Rhodes - piano
Tom Hill - bass
Nick Millward – drums

8.00 pm

The Blue Room at The Lawn, Lincoln

A highly skilled and interactive quartet brings the music of Freddie Hubbard to life in a series of colourful interpretations of some of the trumpeter’s enduring compositions. Featuring renowned trumpet & flugelhornist Bryan Corbett, who is not only a gifted performer of jazz standards but an exceptionally creative artist who pushes the boundaries. The quartet is co-led by the outstanding bassist Tom Hill (notoriously the voice of Tony the Tiger and numerous adverts, computer games and videos). Popular pianist Al Gurr and drummer Nick Millward complete the lineup

Tickets £14, Jazzpac members £12, Under16s £7 T: 01522 529717 Online: jazzpac.co.uk

Wednesday 15th April

Allegro Appassionato

Felicity Turner - singer

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

 12.45 pm

Conoco Rooms, Louth Library

Funded by audience donations

Thur 16th to Sat 18th April

Oklahoma!

Grantham Operatic Society 

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

 Guildhall Theatre, Grantham

Oklahoma! tells the story of Laurey Williams, a farm girl, and her courtship by two suitors. At the same time, Ado Annie must choose between two men she loves. 

This is the first show by Rodgers and Hammerstein featuring some of their most famous music, with songs such as “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “I Cain’t Say No”, and, of course, “Oklahoma”, this is sure to be a fantastic production! 

“An amateur production by arrangement with Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of R&H Theatricals”

Tickets Thurs: £12/ £10 concs, Fri – Sat: £12 Standard

Friday 17th April

Free Launch Concert

Southwell Music Festival 

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

Southwell Minster

Artistic Director Marcus Farnsworth will announce the 2020 Festival programme.

Performances by leading Festival artists.

Pick up your brochure and meet the Festival team

 

Easter Alleluias!

 1.00 pm

 St Katherine's Cathedral, Colegrave Street, Lincoln LN5 8DW

 Organ  Marc B. Barker-Naylor

 Free lunchtime Recital including music for the Season of Easter. 

 Followed by free tea and coffee.

Sat 18th to Sat 25th April

Blackfriars Theatre & Arts Centre

Made in Dagenham

BOS Musical Theatre Group 

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

Times:
Sat 18. Tue 21. Wed 22. Thu 23. Fri 24. Sat 25 - 7.30 pm
Matinee Sat 25 - 2.30pm

 Blackfriars Theatre, Boston

Essex 1968. Like millions of other working women, each morning Rita O’Grady is just trying to get her husband out of bed, get the kids off to school and get to work at the factory on time. But life is about to change forever when it’s announced that the girls in the stitching room of Ford’s Dagenham car plant will have their pay grade dropped to ‘unskilled’. Quickly drawing on a strength she never knew she had, Rita leads her friends in a battle against the might of Ford and the corruption of the Union supposed to protect them. As the girls’ inspiring journey gets bigger than anyone could have imagined, the pressure is too much for some, but can Rita keep up the fight and the happy home she’s worked so hard for?

Brought to you by the Production Team for The Full Monty and 9 to 5, this funny, touching and important musical is not to be missed.

 Tickets £15 Adults, £13.50 Concessions, £49 Family

Sunday 19th April

Louth and District Concert Society

Andrey Lebedev - guitar

Iosif Purits - accordion

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

1.30 pm

Conoco Room, Louth Library

Wine and canapes will be served to make this a convivial finale to our season.

'We finish with the highly anticipated return of Andrey, this time accompanied by Iosif.
They will be performing extracts from two Rodrigo concerti and Bach's Goldberg Variations,
along with pieces by Albeniz, de Falla and Piazolla.'

Ticket price to be announced

Wednesday 22nd April

Allegro Appassionato

David Parker - singer
Gill Parker- piano

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

 12.45 pm

Conoco Rooms, Louth Library

Funded by audience donations

Friday 24th April

Made in Motor City

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

7.30 pm

Guildhall Theatre, Grantham

Made in Motor City aim to recreate the classic music & sounds of the Motown record label from the 1960s & 70s. The band comprises high quality musicians dedicated to recreating authentically the sounds of the 'Motor City' fronted by the incredible talents of the bands three female vocalists.

If you’re a fan of Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, The Temptations, The Supremes & many other Motown legends then this is a show not to be missed

Tickets £17.50/ £16 concs

Easter Alleluias!

 1.00 pm

St Katherine's Cathedral, Colegrave Street, Lincoln

Organ   Marc B. Barker-Naylor

Free lunchtime Recital including music for the Season of Easter.

Followed by free tea and coffee.

Zimbe! An evening of African music

Grimsby Philharmonic Society
Barry Whitfield Quartet
Children's Choir from local schools
Susan Hollingworth - conductor

7.30 pm

Grimsby Central Hall

In their last concert with chorus master Susan Hollingworth, BEM, Grimsby Phil will be singing Alexander L'Estrange's Zimbe! This concert of African music will be held on Saturday 25 April at Grimsby Central Hall.

Zimbe! is a wonderful arrangement of traditional African songs from around the continent, with references to jazz, pop, Western choral tradition and world music. The Phil will be joined by Barry Whitfield's Quartet, local percussionists and children from the DRET choirs and Tollbar Academy.

It will be a very special send off for internationally renowned Sue, who has been their chorus master for 17 years

Tickets £10 to £15 from Central Hall Box Office, Weds - Fri 10.30am - 2.30pm 01472 355025

Saturday 25th April

‘Rutter and Handel’

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

Market Rasen and District Choral Society
Lindsey Kirkland - soprano
Hilary Waterfall - accompanist
Emma Radwell - conductor

7.30 pm

New Life Church, Serpentine Street, Market Rasen

Rutter’s ‘Magnificat' and extracts from Part Two of Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Tickets £8.00 in advance, £10.00 on the door available from 01507 600961 and The Gift Horse, Market Rasen

Wednesday 29th April

Allegro Appassionato

Easy Riders -New Orleans Jazz

Please note that due to the latest Government guidance in relation to the Covid-19 virus, this Concert has been cancelled.

 12.45 pm

Conoco Rooms, Louth Library

Funded by audience donations