Music for a Summer Evening Concerts

Hawkshead Parish Church

Event Dates: Tuesday 4th July 2017; Saturday 8th July 2017; Tuesday 11th July 2017; Tuesday 18th July 2017; Tuesday 25th July 2017; Tuesday 1st August 2017; Tuesday 8th August 2017; Tuesday 15th August 2017; Tuesday 22nd August 2017; Tuesday 29th August 2017
Time: 8.00pm
Contact: Sybil Parker
Telephone: 015394 31070
Venue: Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael & All Angels
Address: Main Street
Town: Hawkshead
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA22 0NS
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The 50th Hawkshead Music for a Summer Evening season at Hawkshead Parish Church of St.Michael & All Angels begins on July 4th 2017. There's free admission but a charity retiring collection will be made. Each year more than 1,000 people attend the programme of concerts, raising about £3500 for local charities. The church has disabled access and there is free parking after 6pm in a large car park near the Church. Everyone is warmly welcome! All concerts start at 8pm unless stated.

• Tuesday July 4th - Encore Opera - Specialists in performing opera solos, duets, larger ensemble pieces and choruses, throughout the North West of  England.

• Saturday July 8th - Manchester Chorale - The mixed voice choir was founded and funded by the BBC in 1979, but since the late 1980s has been totally independent. It has a wide ranging repertoire, with musical director Jill Henderson-Wild.

Manchester Chorale
Manchester Chorale who are appearing in Lake District Summer Music

• Tuesday July 11th - John Longley - Piano music to cherish and inspire. A tapestry of jazz, traditional and classical pieces by the pianist.

• Tuesday July 18th - The Ghyll Singers - Dulcet melodies from this celebrated women's choir based in the Furness Peninsula. They currently number thirty-eight singers, plus accompanist Margaret Harrison and musical director Deborah Milledge.

Encore Opera and The Ghyll Singers
Encore Opera and The Ghyll Singers who are appearing in Lake District Summer Music

• Tuesday July 25th - Kathleen Uren and Stephen Threlfall - Classical piano and cello musical mastery.

• Tuesday August 1st - Lakeland Fiddlers - The Fiddlers were formed in 2000 and have grown from playing Adult Education classes into a community band, appearing regularly at local festivals and fairs.

• Tuesday August 8th - Lake District Summer Music Concert - A showcase of talented young musicians - Luba Tunnicliffe, viola, Hannah Watson, piano. Acclaimed Chamber musicians.

• Tuesday August 15th - Daniel Robert Crompton - Cello Baroque and 20th / 21st century music. Varied, virtuosic and vibrant.

• Tuesday August 22nd - Lakes Gospel Choir - From humble beginnings in the South Lakes in 2003, the choir based in Bowness-on-Windermere now numbers between 80 and 100 enthusiastic members and is renowned for its memorable and uplifting numbers.

• Tuesday August 29th - La Serenata - Voice, flute and piano. Music from the Classics, Stage and Screen.

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