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A festival of live concerts featuring music of the baroque, classical and folk, on period instruments
at Heath Street Baptist Church
84 Heath Street, Hampstead, NW3 1DN
Homemade food and drinks available at all concerts

Our Next Concert...

Illusion #3 - Saturday 27th April 1pm

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Illusion #5 - Thursday 2nd May - Friday 3rd May, 7pm

Vènus & Adonis - J.Blow & J.B.Lully

J.B.Lully - La naissance de Vènus

interval

J.Blow - Venus & Adonis
(semi-staged performance)

Hilary Cronin - Venus
Jack Halton - Adonis
Emilia Bertolini - Cupid

THE QUEENES CHAPPELL
soprano - Mariana Rodrigues || alto - LucyAnne Fletcher || tenor - Max Robbins || bass - Seán Purtell

ISTANTE COLLECTIVE
harpsichord e musical direction - Matthew Brown

director/staging: Natalie Coury

Illusion #6 - Saturday 4th May 11.30am - 12.30pm

Family Concert - BaroqueKids!

Come travel through time with us!

We are looking for young baroque explorers to join us at our baroque concert aimed at young people and their adults.

And you'll definitely need a biscuits with you!

concept & violin - Alice Poppleton || accordion, recorders - Nicola Barbagli ||dbass - John-Henry Baker

Illusion #7 - Saturday 4th May 7.30pm

The Jacket Potato Ceilidh

'till the final dance'

the one and only one Ceilidh to not miss!

Get your Jacket Potato (included in the ticket!) and dance our selection of Jigs, hornpipes, reels, slip-jigs called by Sheena and played by istante Collective in the most possible folk version!

ISTANTE COLLECTIVE

Caller: Sheena Masson

fiddle - Ellen Bundy ||accordion - Nicola Barbagli ||dbass - John-Henry Baker

Illusion #8 - Sunday 5th May 6pm

GRAN FINALE

'Concertante'

with Mozart & Haydn

W.A.Mozart - 'Bella Fiamma' concert aria for soprano K528

W.A.Mozart - 'Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo' alternative's 'Cosi' Fan Tutte' aria for baritone K584

interval with wine & focaccia

F.J.Haydn Sinfonia Concertante for violin, cello, oboe, bassoon HobI:105

F.J.Haydn - ‘non aver di me sospetto’ duet from La Fedeltà Premiata

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ISTANTE COLLECTIVE

HILARY CRONIN - Soprano
PHIL WILCOKS - Baritone

violins - Gabi Jones, Ellen Bundy , Oliver Cave, Abel Balazs, Jo Lawrence || viola - || cello - Martyna Jankovska
dbass - John-Henry Baker || flute - Eva Caballero || oboe - Nicola Barbagli || bassoon - Inga Maria Klaucke || Horn - Isaac Shein

New - Ticketing system for 2024

Choose your level of support!

These concerts can only take place thanks to the generosity of supporters, sponsors and the church. Of course we want to make the concerts accessible to everyone but we also need your financial support to keep professional musicians doing what they do best!

Therefore we are trying a new ticket system - you can choose your ticket based on your affordability and the level of support you are able to offer. All tickets will give you the same experience, and all will support the music-making, and we are super grateful whatever you are able to contribute.