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St Leonard’s Church, Hythe, Kent


The Friends of St Leonard’s Church, Hythe is an independent organisation with charitable status (Registered Charity 282249) that came into being in 1981 to promote the care, restoration, preservation, repair, improvement and beautification of the Parish Church and its fabric, fittings, organ, pianos and other musical instruments, furniture. monuments, fixtures, stained glass and documents.


For a small subscription, Friend members receive a discount on concert tickets and are eligible to vote at Annual General Meetings.


Individual        £10

Couple             £20


Individual        £75

Couple             £100


See separate membership application brochure for further information or email concert.hythe@yahoo.co.uk.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Concert Manager                              Brinley Hughes

01303 264470

brin.hughes@btinternet.com

 

Church Director of Music                 Dr Berkeley Hill

01303 265312

b.hill@imperial.ac.uk


Parish Office                                      01303 262370


 www.friendsofstleonardshythe.org.uk


Hythe Concerts 2017

   Ticket Pices [Friends]


Saturday 25 February 7.30pm £15 [£13]

The Darius Brubeck Quartet:

Darius (son of Dave) Brubeck (piano), Matt Ridley (bass),

Wesley Gibbens (drums), Dave O’Higgins (saxophone)


Original music and jazz standards in addition to Dave Brubeck

compositions that blend with special choral performance by

Shepway Singers of Dave Brubeck’s - Four New England Pieces



Saturday 11 March 7.30pm £12 [£10]

James Short (Organ Scholar, St Leonard’s Church)


Works by Bruhns, Bach, Elgar, Franck, Vierne



Saturday 8 April 7.30pm £15 [£13]

Dominic Alldis Trio: Dominic Alldis (piano),

Andrew Cleyndert (double bass), Martin France (drums)


Jazz arrangements of classical themes, folk songs,

American songbook and original compositions



Saturday 22 April 7.30pm £12 [£10]

‘Fiddle and Faff’: Christine Adams & Lissie Bayford


Traditional and own songs with accompaniments on violin,

double bass, accordion and nyckelharpa



Saturday 29 April 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Daniel Cook (Sub-Organist Westminster Abbey)


Guilmant - March on a theme of Handel

Stanford - Sonata No 2, Op 151

Duruflé - Prélude et Fugue sue le nom d’Alain, Op 7

Widor - Symphonie VI, Op 42 No 1



Thursday 11 May 12 noon [L] £7 [£6]

Robert Drury


‘Guitarra Romantica’



Saturday 10 June 7.30pm £21 & £15

Primavera Chamber Ensemble


Mozart - Flute Quartet in C, K285b

Haydn - Symphony No 101 in D ‘Clock’ arr. Salomon

Brahms - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op 35


Thursday 22 June 12 noon [L] £7 [£6]

Just2 Harp Duo: Karina & Adel Wilson


Internationally acclaimed award-winning harp duo, play variety of music to include traditional, classical, Scottish, contemporary and jazz


Saturday 24 June 5.00pm £7 [£6]

Verano Quintet: Ben Uden, Richard Williams, Phillip Scott Moore, Adam Young (guitarists) & Emmanuel Webb (violin)


Award-winning local young musicians perform exciting repertoire from South America, Spain and elsewhere.


Saturday 1 July 7.30pm £12

Folkestone Choral Society  

(Programme to be advised)


Monday 3 July 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Ashford Youth Jazz Orchestra


Sunday 9 July 3.00pm £15 [£13]

The Grier Trio

Beethoven - Violin Sonata in A major, Op 30 No 1

Brahms - Cello Sonata in E minor, Op 38  

Beethoven - Piano Trio in G major, Op 1 No 2


Thursday 13 July 7.30pm £15 [£13]

(‘JAM on the Marsh’ Festival event)

David Rees-Williams Trio: David Rees-Williams (piano), Neil Francis (bass guitar),

Phil Laslett (drums)

Programme unites best of classical and jazz


Saturday 22 July 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Snowdown Colliery Welfare Male Voice Choir  & Three Valleys Male Voice Choir


Thursday 27 July 6.00pm £7 [£6]

Christopher Pilgrim (countertenor) & Jonathan Pilgrim (piano)

‘The Art of the Countertenor’ : featuring works by


Dowland, Handel, Purcell, Bach, Howells, Vaughan Williams


Saturday 5 August 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Narropera: Dorothee Jansen (soprano), Floriane Peycelon (violin),

Haydn Rawstron (piano and narrator)


Mozart - Così fan Tutte


Wednesday 9 August 3.00pm [donations]

‘That Music Always Round Me’


Poetry readings about music, followed by tea and cakes


Saturday 19 August 7.30pm £15 [£13]


CUBE chamber jazz quartet: Pete Rose (clarinet), Dave Robinson (vibraphone), Jamie Moore (guitars), Lisa Pentecost (double bass and flute)

Variations on themes of Mozart, Paganini, Piazzolla, Reinhardt, Ellington and others, alongside


original compositions




Saturday 26 August 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Sohyun Park – piano recital

Beethoven - Sonata No 26 in E flat major, Op 81a, ‘Les adieux’ Liszt - Ballade No 1 in D flat major

Debussy - Préludes 1: La Cathédrale engloutie; La dance de Puck; Minstrels


Debussy - Images 1: Reflets dans l’eau; Hommage à Rameau; Mouvement


Chopin - Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op 52


Saturday 16 September 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Montagu Singers – vocal ensemble

Anthems and songs by Tallis, Bach, Purcell and others


Sunday 24 September 3.00pm £12 [£10]

Icknield Trio: Anna Le Hair (piano), Arwen Newband (violin), Sarah Boxall (cello)


Beethoven - Op 70(1) ‘Ghost’

Bridge - Phantasie Piano Trio in C minor

Dvoøák - Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90 (‘Dumky’)


Saturday 7 October 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Monteverdi 450’: Helen Bailey, Amy McEnroe (sopranos), Fiona Mackay (mezzo-soprano), Ben Thapa (tenor), Jim Clements (baritone), Dale Wills (harpsichord), plus string ensemble


Staged madrigals, scenes from operas, instrumental and choral pieces


Thursday 12 October 12 noon [L]

Anne Marshall (piano) & Niall O’Riordan (flute)


Works by Bach, Frühling, Gaubert


Saturday 21 October 7.30pm £12 [£10]


Nicholas King – organ recital


Bach - Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV565


Howells - Psalm Prelude, Set 2 No 2


Reger - Sonata No2 in D minor, Op 60


Archer - A Festival Toccata


Schumann - Two Fugues on B-A-C-H


Joubert - Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, Op 35


Franck - Final, Op 21


Saturday 11 November 7.30pm £12 [£10]

Shepway Singers


Late Romantic composers: Finzi, Parry, Elgar, Stanford


Saturday 2 December 7.00pm [tba]

Band concert


(Details to be advised)


Saturday 16 December 7.30pm [retiring collection]

Carols for All


Evening and afternoon concerts  £12

Lunchtime concerts   £7


Evenings and afternoon concerts  £10

Lunchtime concerts   £6


Brandon’s Music Shop, 55 High Street, Hythe CT21 5AD

(01303 264429) and at church door prior to each concert.



Wine bar open before concerts and during any intervals.


Ploughman-style lunches available in

church after lunchtime recitals

indicated by [L].

A church car park with limited space is located to the east of the building.

If using sat nav to reach the church or car park the postcode to use is CT21 5DP.


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