FitzFest

FitzFest programme of 2016

Wednesday 8 June

Visiting artist: Scanner

Scanner

11.00am
Open Rehearsals, Fitzrovia Centre

11.00am
"Notables and Quotables of Fitzrovia" guided walk around Fitzrovia

2.30pm-3.15pm
Nursery Age Concert, Fitzrovia Community Nursery

4.00pm-5.00pm
Olga Jegunova Recital, Fitzrovia Centre

6.00pm
Rush Hour Concert, Darren Baker Gallery

6.45pm-7.15pm
Mike Pentelow, Talk about artistic past of Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia Chapel

7.15pm
Launch of Scanner/Middlesex Hospital Soundscape (running 24 hours a day throughout festival) introduced by Scanner, Fitzrovia Chapel

7.30pm
Evening Concert, Eusebius String Quartet, Daniel Bates and Amy Harman; Scanner Premiere, Fitzrovia Chapel

10.00pm
Late Night Concert featuring the music of Eric Coates, The Ship

Thursday 9 June

Visiting artist: Michael Collins

Michael Collins

9.00am-10.30am
Free yoga class with live music, Fitzrovia Chapel

10.00am-10.45am
Coffee concert with festival musicians, Curwen Art Gallery

11.00am
"Musical Fitzrovia" guided Walk around Fitzrovia

12.15pm-12.45pm
Lecture on the Flutes of South East Asia, Sarah Manship, Fitzrovia Centre

1.00pm-2.00pm
Lunchtime Concert: Michael Collins (Clarinet) and Festival Musicians, Ibert Wind Quintet, Mozart Clarinet Quintet, Fitzrovia Chapel

2.15pm-2.45pm
Stephen Carpenter Talk about Mendelssohn in Fitzrovia and the UK, Fitzrovia Chapel

3.00pm-4.00pm
Teatime concert: Michael Collins Conductor and Festival Musicians, Elgar String Quartet, Stokowksi Arrangements, Fitzrovia Chapel

4.30pm-5.15pm
Talk on the Middlesex Hospital, Penny McMahon, Fitzrovia Chapel

4.30pm-5.15pm
Rush Hour Concert: Featuring music composed during workshops with children at All Souls’ Primary School, Fitzrovia Community Centre

6.30pm-7.15pm
Free meditation and breathing class, Fitzrovia Chapel

7.30pm
Evening Concert: Michael Collins (Clarinet), Clara Rodriguez (Piano) and Festival Musicians play Music from Venezuela; Arthur Bliss Clarinet Quintet play Wagner Siegfried Idyll, Bolivar Hall, Venezuelan Embassy

10.00pm
Late Night Concert with the Pete Whyatt Jazz Band, Newman Arms

Friday 10 June

Visiting artist: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

9.00am-10.30am
Free yoga class with live music, Fitzrovia Chapel

11.00am
"Fitzrovia: A Diverse Community" guided Walk around Fitzrovia

11.30am-12.15pm
The Huguenots! Featuring works by Destenay and other Huguenot composers, Fitzrovia Centre

2.00pm-2.30pm
Flutes of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Boismortier Flute Quartets played on instruments made on Berners Street, Fitzrovia. Heal's Cafe

2.30pm-3.30pm
Teatime Concert: Festival musicians play Weber Concertino and Elgar String Music, Fritz Hansen Shop, Great Titchfield Street

4.00pm-4.45pm
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Wind Quintet Concert, Danzi and Weber played on Fitzrovian Instruments, All Saints Margaret Street

5.00pm-6.00pm
Free meditation and breathing class, Fitzrovia Chapel

7.15pm-7.45pm
Talk on the Middlesex Hospital, Penny McMahon, Fitzrovia Chapel

8.00pm-9.45pm
OAE and Olga Jegunova (Piano), Boismortier Flute Quartets, Mozart Turkish Piano Sonata, Mozart Quintet for Piano and Winds. Played on historical instruments made in Fitzrovia, Simultaneously at All Saints Margaret Street and Fitzrovia Chapel

Saturday 11 June

Visiting artists: Jorg Widmann | Irish Chamber Orchestra

Jorg Widmann, Irish Chamber Orchestra

9.00am-10.30am
Free yoga class with live music, Fitzrovia Chapel

11.00am
"Musical Fitzrovia" guided Walk around Fitzrovia

1.00pm-1.45pm
Lunchtime Concert: Britten, Mozart and Mendelssohn, Fitzrovia Chapel

2.00pm
"Fitzrovia: A Diverse Community" guided Walk around Fitzrovia

3.00pm-4.30pm
Afternoon Concert: Jörg Widmann (Clarinet), Widmann Duos for Violin and Cello, Weber Clarinet Quintet, Portland Place School (in the room in which Weber is believed to have died)

5.00pm-5.45pm
Nick Bailey, Talk on the Changing Face of Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia Centre

6.00pm
"Notables and Quotables of Fitzrovia" guided walk around Fitzrovia

6.00pm-8.00pm
Music for a Fitzrovian Summer Evening: Music by Delius, Tippet, Iain Farrington and Madeleine Dring, Fitzrovia Centre

Sunday 12th June

10am-11pm
Complete and uninterrupted playing of Scanner's "Middlesex Voices" sound installation for the Fitzrovia Chapel


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Interview with Dan Bates
Interview with Scanner


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