Tuesday concerts

Heath Street Arts present


Informal recitals featuring music students and others.

Lunchtime concerts at 1 pm and 'rush hour' concerts at 6 pm.

Free admission - retiring collection for musicians.

Held at Heath Street Baptist Church - see map and get directions.

People of all ages (including children) are welcome to enjoy the informal nature of the concert, and you can come and go as you wish.

There is step-free access at the church, and wheelchair users are welcome.

Contact John-Henry Baker on 07840 456593 or johnhenry@heathstreet.org.

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11 September 2018 1:00 pm

Amphion Consort

(Jenny Bliss on baroque violin and Yair Avidor on lute / theorbo)

Stylus Fantasticus

17th century virtuosic violin sonatas by Heinrich Biber and toccatas for lute by Kapserger and Piccinini.

18 September 2018 1:00 pm


(Fatima Lahham on recorder, Elin White on baroque violin, Florence Petit on baroque cello and Johan Löfving on theorbo)


Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold

Theories of cosmic harmony resonate throughout music history, whether presenting ideas of a sounding ‘music of the spheres’ or exploring music as a metaphor for universal harmony. Yet rather than focus on cosmic harmony in today’s programme, we present a programme of music by Rebel and Telemann which ventures to the edge of cosmic chaos. In between these composed works, we improvise a suite of Spanish dances banned in the seventeenth century. Feared for their lascivious quality and the potential they held to cause social chaos, these dances were officially banned from receiving either musical or danced performances on stage.

25 September 2018 1:00 pm Martin Lawrence Horn, Terror & Bliss

This is the latest in a series of classical 'happenings', where Martin Lawrence, horn player, researcher and improvising curator, puts together a concert-collage featuring some of his extensive network of friends in the worlds of symphonic, contemporary and historically-informed music. It is a chance for the musicians to experiment, fulfill performance dreams, and have artistic control. It is a chance for the audience to hear live the best musicians from the best orchestras, doing what they want instead of what a conductor demands!

Expect high quality, playfulness, integrity and surprise. 

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