King Edward's Music

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Instrumental Evening – guitar and drums

Wednesday, 1 March at 1800

Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

An informal concert given by guitar players and drummers of King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls.

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

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Choral and Orchestral Concerts

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Poster design by Aloysius Lip

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The concert is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

International Baccalaureate Music Recitals

 

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Thursday, 9 February at 18.30
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Aaron Jackson, voice
Peter Raven, euphonium
Edward Hodge, clarinet
Matthias Madden, saxophone
Abhinav Jain, piano
Haine Hock, voice

works by Purcell, Handel, Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Britten and many more…

 

Lunchtime Recital

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Thursday 9 February at 13.10
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Edward Hodge, clarinet
Isabel Russell, ‘cello
Haine Hock, voice

Piano Quintet:
Philip Edwards, violin
David Millross, violin
Eugene Toso, ‘cello
Naomi Bazlov, piano

works by Stravinsky, Poulenc, Rachmaninov, Handel, Bellini and Quilter, including the first movement of Schumann’s Piano Quintet op.44

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

Choral and Orchestral Concerts

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We are pleased to announce that the tickets for our Choral and Orchestral concerts are now on sale.
On Sunday, 12 March at 1500, KES/KEHS Symphony Orchestra plays Mahler’s ‘Blumine’, and Bruch’s first violin concerto with Philip Edwards as the soloist. In the second half, the Choral Society will give Haydn’s ‘Nelson’ Mass.
On Monday, 13 March at 1930, a single great work, Mahler’s first symphony, played by KES/KEHS Symphony Orchestra. Chosen by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla for her first concert with CBSO, the symphony is a huge and uplifting experience, one we hope to share with you.

You can book tickets by visiting:

http://www.ruddockpac.co.uk

Lunchtime Recital

 

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Thursday, 2 February at 13.10

Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Renee Chang, violin
Alex Pett, trumpet
Rosy Heneghan, voice
Jessica Tedd, violin

works by Beethoven, Delius, Hindemith, Caldara, Schubert, Kosma, Novello and Hubay

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

Instrumental Evening – strings

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Monday, 30 January at 1800

Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

An informal concert given by string players from King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls.

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

Lunchtime Recital

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Thursday, 12 January at 1310
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Beth Zheng, violin
Gabriel Wong, violin
Peter Raven, euphonium

works by Delius, Brahms, Bloch, Elgar and Horovitz

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

King Edward’s boys sing a new work by Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi

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Singing with Birmingham Cathedral Choir, King Edward’s boys sang in the first performance of ‘How Good It Is’ by Tony Iommi, founder of Black Sabbath.

You can read the full BBC story about it here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-38541889

You can hear the song on Mr. Iommi’s website at:

http://www.iommi.com/2017/01/how-good-it-is/

 

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KES Carol Service


King Edward's School, Birmingham, Carol Service

Tuesday, 13 December at 1930
St. Philip’s Cathedral

Sung by KES Choir and instrumental ensemble.

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From the Lunchtime Recital on 24 November



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Our thanks to Mr. Ash for the photographs.

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The concert is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

Lunchtime Recital

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Thursday, 8 December at 1310
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Corelli Quartet – Beth Zheng, violin; Melissa Yuan, violin; Melissa Yao, viola; and Isabel Russell, ‘cello.
Matthias Madden, saxophone
Charlotte Chapman, oboe
Nathan Appanna, clarinet

works by McGarry, Woods, Maurice, Marcello, Saint-Saëns, Brahms, Monti, including the first movement of Shostakovich’s Second String Quartet

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

Lunchtime Recital

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Thursday, 24 November at 1310
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Hindemith Kleine Kammermusik op.24, no.2
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Wind Quintet: Isla Atay, flute; Charlotte Chapman, oboe; Philippa Kent, horn; Peter Murphy, clarinet; and Rhea Suribhatla, bassoon.

Stravinsky Ensemble: Isla Atay, flute; Peter Murphy, clarinet; Edward Hodge, clarinet; Rhea Suribhatla, bassoon; Philippa Kent, horn; Jedidiah Cheung, violin; Beth Zheng, violin; Jessica Tedd, violin; Ivy Lao, violin; David Millross, viola; Eben Gutteridge, viola; Junias Wong, viola; Isabel Russell, ‘cello; Beatrice Beardmore, ‘cello; Shriya Sanghera, ‘cello; Anumita Bagchi, double bass.

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

Performers’ Platform

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Tuesday, 22 November at 1830
Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

Bronagh Lee, violin
Daniel Li, viola
Jieyi Li, flute
Jiaqi Cao, violin
Shirom Aggarwal, alto saxophone
Jessie Zhao, piano
Rosy Heneghan, voice
David Millross, voice
String Quartet: Ivy Lau, violin; Zoe Yap, violin; Junias Wong, viola; and Beatrice Beardmore, ‘cello.

works by De Falla, Brahms, Hindemith, Frank, Bozza, Sinding, Vieuxtemps, Purcell and Schumann, including the third movement of Dvořák’s String Quartet no.12, op.96

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This concert is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

Instrumental Evening – strings

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Monday, 21 November at 1800

Ruddock Performing Arts Centre

An informal concert given by string players from King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls.

Music at King Edward's School, Birmingham

This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls

 

Recital at the Barber Institute

King Edward's School music department at the Barber Institute

Friday, 11 November at 1310
Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Jedidiah Cheung, violin
Isla Atay, flute
Daniel Yue, violin; Eugene Toso, ‘cello; Lauren Zhang, piano

works by Mendelssohn, Sarasate, Bach, McGuire, Prokofiev, and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Trio no.2 op.92

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This recital is presented jointly with King Edward VI High School for Girls