A special double-bill featuring a celebration of music by Corelli, Vivaldi, and Bach performed by an ensemble of the finest string players and led by violin virtuoso Max Baillie. This will be followed by St Leonards’ top jazzers playing Gypsy Jazz classics, featuring clarinet legend Ewan Bleach. There’ll be a bar serving mulled wine and mince pies.
‘Please join us for a festive evening of music to re-open the stunning Church of the Holy Child in St Leonard’s! You’ll find details below– hope to see you there!‘ – Max Baillie violin
*** This is a socially-distanced event with precautions to keep everyone safe and healthy***
Saturday 19th December
Concert 1: 7pm – 8pm Bach and Beyond: Baroque Celebration!
Corelli Christmas Concerto (Max Baille & Jane Gordon, violin solos)
Bach E major violin Concerto (Max Baillie, solo)
Vivaldi concerto for strings in G minor
and a surprise item!
Featuring Max Baillie / Annie Beilby / Naomi Burrell / Rachel Dawson / Dominka Feher / Jane Gordon / Kate Robinson / Gavin Kibble / Ciaran McCabe / Darius Thompson
Concert 2: 8:30pm – 10pm St Leonard’s All Stars Jazz
St Leonard’s All Stars Jazz 8:30pm – 10pm
Gypsy Jazz favourites to make you swing in your socially distanced chairs!
Sweet Georgia Brown, All of Me, Minor Swing… and many more….
Featuring Ewan Bleach / Josephine Davies / Ben Somers / Benoit Viellefon
Ewan Bleach – clarinet / saxophone
Tickets can be purchased for a single part or the whole evening’s music. There will be a bar offering mulled wine and mince pies.
Concert 1: Baroque Celebration £8 / £5 concessions
Concert 2: Jazz All Stars £8 / £5 concessions
Full evening ticket: £15/(£10 concessions)
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