Recital at Burgh House
Nov
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Recital at Burgh House

Oliver will give a solo recital of music from right across the countertenor repertoire - Purcell, Bach, Handel, Britten, Howells, McDowall and more. The recital will take place in the beautiful setting of Burgh House - a Grade 1 listed Georgian mansion in Hampstead.

Tickets: £20 which includes wine afterwards.

Tickets will need to be bought in advance. To buy a ticket please see link to Concert tickets.

 

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Klosters Music Festival
Aug
4
11:00am11:00am

Klosters Music Festival

  • St Jakob's Church Klosters Switzerland (map)
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A Nordic Serenade

A rare opportunity to enjoy some of the most beautiful music written by Edvard Hagerup Grieg (1843–1907) and Jean Sibelius (1865 – 1957), among others, inspired by the unique landscape and poetry of their homelands. Experience the tonal precision and beauty of the Nordic Male Voice Choir tradition as the twelve singers offer a carefully selected programme of their own favourite Nordic music. The superb acoustics of St Jakob’s church provide the perfect setting for this concert. 

 

 

For tickets please follow the link

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Light Divine, a Night Divine
Jun
15
6:30pm 6:30pm

Light Divine, a Night Divine

Hear Handel’s enchanting melodies in the saloon where the composer performed for the cream of 18th-century society.

NARRATED BY JAMES BOWMAN CBE

DANIEL TURNER - Tenor

LOTTIE BOWDEN - Soprano

OLIVER GERRISH - Countertenor

OLIVER JOHN RUTHVEN - Harpsichord

 

Programme for both evenings

6.30Burlington Pavilion opens

7.30Light divine, a night sublime

8.15Supper interval

9.00Personalities and pleasure gardens

9.45Stirrup cup with the artists

10.30 Carriages

 

Tickets £60 each or £550 for a table of ten

To buy a ticket/s please follow the link:-

http://www.chgt.org.uk/index.asp?PageID=699

Contact - events@chgt.org.uk

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Light Divine, a Night Divine
Jun
14
6:30pm 6:30pm

Light Divine, a Night Divine

Hear Handel’s enchanting melodies in the saloon where the composer performed for the cream of 18th-century society.

NARRATED BY JAMES BOWMAN CBE

DANIEL TURNER - Tenor

LOTTIE BOWDEN - Soprano

OLIVER GERRISH - Countertenor

OLIVER JOHN RUTHVEN - Harpsichord

 

Programme for both evenings

6.30Burlington Pavilion opens

7.30Light divine, a night sublime

8.15Supper interval

9.00Personalities and pleasure gardens

9.45Stirrup cup with the artists

10.30 Carriages

 

Tickets £60 each or £550 for a table of ten

To buy a ticket/s please follow the link:-

http://www.chgt.org.uk/index.asp?PageID=699

Contact - events@chgt.org.uk

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2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal
Jul
9
7:30pm 7:30pm

2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal

Toni's new opera, "2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal" will be performed in July on this iconic location in West Sussex at an invitation only event. 

"2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal" revolves around the hypothetical event called Singularity, a point at which, rather than humans developing new technologies, new technologies would develop themselves at a rate far beyond our comprehension. It is also linked to the ability to prolong human life to the point of making us immortal. The issue of mortality, death and afterlife spans across the work.

Oliver will be countertenor lead soloist in the opera

 

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2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal?
Jul
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal?

“2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal” was an article published in Time Magazine in 2011 by Lev Grossman. The article features Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google Inc., who describes how we are approaching a moment when computers will become intelligent, and not just intelligent but more intelligent than humans. When that happens, humanity – our bodies, our minds, our civilization – will be completely and irreversibly transformed. Kurzweil believes that this moment is not only inevitable but imminent. According to his calculations, the end of human civilization as we know it is about 30 years away. This article and a deeper exploration on Kurzweil’s work became the foundation for this eponymous musical work where the composer explores his own reflections on life, death and afterlife and on whether technology is really going to save humanity.
Featuring the composer’s trademark blend of operatic and classical traditions with downtempo electronica and sound art, “2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal?” is 55min. long and is structured in 5 sections mirroring the five stages of a fruit tree, a classic metaphor for the cyclic nature of life. The first three sections explore the process from life to death, the last two open to door to immortality. These two blocks are exactly separated at the Golden Ratio at 34min. All the timings of the individual segments and subsegments of the piece follow nature’s omnipresent Fibonacci Sequence.

Performers

Meeta Raval Soprano
Alexandra Kennedy Soprano
Oliver Gerrish Countertenor
Chamber Choir Ensemble Kantores
Martin Cousin Piano
Katherine Jenkinson Cello
Ruth Rogers Violin
Olivia Duque Cor Anglais
Martin Stephens Electric Bass
Mike de Groot Electronics
Toni Castells Keyboards, acoustic guitar and Percussion.

 

 

For tickets please go to:-

http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?agency=STMF&organ_val=39449&pid=8220058

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New Georgian Opera at St Mary’s Church, Cromford, in aid of Arkwright Society
Jun
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

New Georgian Opera at St Mary’s Church, Cromford, in aid of Arkwright Society

New Georgian Opera at St Mary’s Church, Cromford, in aid of the Arkwright Society.

Soprano Alexandra Kennedy and countertenor Oliver Gerrish bring a fine evening of Summer music to this historic Peak District setting.

For tickets please go to:-

http://cromfordmills.org.uk/content/evening-opera

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Soloist in Klosters, Switzerland with the Lunds Studentsångförening and The Philharmonia
Dec
11
to Dec 13

Soloist in Klosters, Switzerland with the Lunds Studentsångförening and The Philharmonia

Oliver Gerrish has the honour to return for the third time to perform as soloist alongside the Philharmonia orchestra and The Lund Student Singers in Klosters, Switzerland. The concerts take place at Hotel Vereina and St Jakob's Church.

Friday 11th December - Soloist in concert at Hotel Vereina, Klosters, with the Lunds Studentsångförening and The Philharmonia

Saturday 12th December - Soloist with The Philharmonia at St Jakob's Church, Klosters, Switzerland for the The Richards&Schauerte Christmas Concerts. Oliver Gerrish is in association with the Cultural Society Klosters

Sunday 13th December - Soloist with The Philharmonia at St Jakob's Church, Klosters, Switzerland for the The Richards&Schauerte Christmas Concerts. Oliver Gerrish is in association with the Cultural Society Klosters

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Chelsea Concerts at Holy Trinity Sloane Square in aid of charity INPUT
Dec
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

Chelsea Concerts at Holy Trinity Sloane Square in aid of charity INPUT

Chelsea Concerts' CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015 at HOLY TRINITY SLOANE SQUARE on  Friday, 4th December, 7.30pm Supporting INPUT

Please put this date in your diaries now, it is going to be an incredible line-up and we are aim to make it our biggest and best concert yet. 

INPUT Patient Advocacy is a UK charity run by insulin pump users and their families with a mission to help people access diabetes technology and support from the NHS – including insulin pump therapy, smart glucose meters and continuous glucose monitoring. INPUT Patient Advocacy is registered in England & Wales. Charity no. 1150609, company no. 08289511. Registered address: First Floor, 50 Brook St, London W1K 5DR

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Petfringe Festival with Alex Kennedy and Theo Golden
Jul
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

Petfringe Festival with Alex Kennedy and Theo Golden

  • Sacred Heart Church Angel Street Petworth (map)
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PetFringe is incredibly proud to have added not only world renowned but also locally grown Soprano Alexandra Kennedy to the bill; Alex has sung for Presidents and Prime Ministers and now she is singing for you.

Alex is being joined in the performance by the incredibly talented schoolboy Theo Golden who has been a leading member of the National Youth Choir and has developed into the most stunning counter-tenor.

For PetFringe, Alex and Theo will be singing a selection of light operatic arias and show tunes. They will also be joined by Oliver Gerrish (counter-tenor) and Jamie Lonsdale (tenor).

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