Choral Spectacular: St Mark's at St Michael's: The Venetian Renaissance

Choral Spectacular: St Mark's at St Michael's: The Venetian Renaissance

Choir Byrdsong sing music by Willaert, Gabrieli, Bassano, Lassus and more. The music of St Mark's Venice comes to the glorious acoustics of St Michael's, Brighton. Specialists in Renaissance music, Byrdsong have sung Parsley's Lamentations and Brumel's Missa Et Ecce Terrae Motus... 

Bach: Goldberg Variations Rachel Fryer Piano + pre-concert talk

Bach: Goldberg Variations Rachel Fryer Piano + pre-concert talk

Pianist Rachel Fryer plays the Aria and 30 Variations that make up J.S. Bach's immense Goldberg Variations. Rachel will give a short talk about the work at 7:30pm. A drinks interval follows the talk... 

Classical Saturdays: Lunchtime Recitals at St Michael's

Classical Saturdays: Lunchtime Recitals at St Michael's

Ambrose Page and Friends present 'Celebrating Haydn' - piano and vocal items by Austrian composer Joseph Haydn, interspersed with readings from his letters and diaries. With Sue Mileham, soprano, Janet Hewlett-Davies and Peter Morris, narrators, and Nicola Grunberg, piano (May 19)... 

Classical Duets for Violin and Cello: Ellie Blackshaw and Esther Ward-Caddle

Classical Duets for Violin and Cello: Ellie Blackshaw and Esther Ward-Caddle

Come and hear the acclaimed 'Duo', Ellie Blackshaw, violin, and Esther Ward-Caddle, cello, delight in playing beautifully-crafted melodies from the Austrian classical composer, Joseph Haydn and Russian romantic, Rheinhold Glière as well as exploring the amazing vitality of Maurice Ravel’s famous ‘Duo Sonate pour Violon et Violoncelle’ written between 1920-22... 

Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues Jonathan Powell Piano

Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues Jonathan Powell Piano

Pianist Jonathan Powell performs the 24 Preludes & Fugues of Dmitri Shostakovich. Composed in the early 1950s in Moscow, the set comprises of a prelude and fugue in all the major and minor keys of the chromatic scale... 

Flutes at St Michael's: Sussex Flutes Flute Quintet + The Brunswick Duo

Flutes at St Michael's: Sussex Flutes Flute Quintet + The Brunswick Duo

The Sussex Flutes' flute quintet (Anne Hodgson, Victoria Hancox, Sue Gregg, Marielle Way and Nicole Le Clercq) play Vivaldi, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saens and much more. The group will also play some of their own arrangements... 

Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Violin Solo + Chamber Music: String Trio & Guitar

Bach: Sonatas & Partitas for Violin Solo + Chamber Music: String Trio & Guitar

Violinist Benedict Cruft and J.S. Bach: 6 Sonatas and Partitas for Violin Solo (May 5 & 6). The Cruft-Robertson-Pleeth String Trio: Bach/Mozart Adagio and a Fugue for violin, Hyacinthe Jadin Trio and Beethoven's Op... 

Bach's 4 Lute Suites with Paul Gregory guitar

Bach's 4 Lute Suites with Paul Gregory guitar

Much-loved guitarist, Paul Gregory, returns to perform a solo recital of J. S. Bach's 4 Lute Suites performed on the guitar. Apparent to the listener are the French ouvertures, the improvisatory Preludiums, the graceful dance rhythms of the Sarabandes, Menuets and Bourees, as well as the more lively Gigues... 

Ambrose Page & friends present The Mendelssohn's, their lives & music with Marcia Bellamy Mezzo

Ambrose Page & friends present The Mendelssohn's, their lives & music with Marcia Bellamy Mezzo

A concert of words and music focusing on the relationship between Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny. The recital will include a selection of their songs and piano works alongside extracts from their letters and diaries... 

Bach Toccata Beethoven's Tempest Sonata & Nocturnes by Chopin with Pierre-Bastien Midali piano

Bach Toccata Beethoven's Tempest Sonata & Nocturnes by Chopin with Pierre-Bastien Midali piano

Duo Spianato [now renamed Duo Terra Nova], Pierre and Elodie, impressed our audience last year, and so we are delighted to welcome back one of the young French pianists for a solo recital this Brighton Fringe... 

Bach's 6 Flute Sonatas with The Brunswick Duo Flute & Piano

Bach's 6 Flute Sonatas with The Brunswick Duo Flute & Piano

St Michael's are pleased to welcome the Brunswick duo to perform Bach's 6 Flute Sonatas. The Sonata in E minor, with its serene G major slow movement and the dramatic intensity of the Sonata in B minor contrast with the innocent beauty of the Sonatas in C & A... 

Bach's Goldberg Variations with a pre concert talk by Rachel Fryer piano

Bach's Goldberg Variations with a pre concert talk by Rachel Fryer piano

We are pleased and delighted to be welcoming the return of Pianist Rachel Fryer performing the Goldberg Variations. Rachel will give a pre-performance talk about this great work from 19:30pm which will be followed by an interval, with the performance starting at approximately 20:15pm... 

Chopin-Godowsky 12 etudes Op 10 for the left hand & Bach-Brahms Chaconne with Stefan Warzycki piano

Chopin-Godowsky 12 etudes Op 10 for the left hand & Bach-Brahms Chaconne with Stefan Warzycki piano

St Michael's is pleased to welcome the return of pianist Stefan Warzycki. He is gifted enough to be able to present to us the opportunity to experience an extremely rare performance of all 12 Op... 

Beethoven Piano Sonatas & Violin Sonatas with Raija Walker & Ellie Blackshaw

Beethoven Piano Sonatas & Violin Sonatas with Raija Walker & Ellie Blackshaw

St Michael's is delighted to welcome the return of pianist Raija Walker and violinist Ellie Blackshaw. Raija will perform Beethoven's Pathetique and Waldstein Sonatas. Raija then returns one week later with violinist Ellie to perform Beethoven's Violin Sonata in A, Op... 

Bach's 6 Cello Suites & Beethoven's 5 Cello Sonatas & Variations

Bach's 6 Cello Suites & Beethoven's 5 Cello Sonatas & Variations

St Michael's welcomes back Pavlos Carvalho to perform Bach's Cello Suites, over two evenings. The evergreen Suite in G, and the Suites in D minor and D are performed on the Friday, with the Suites in C, E flat and C minor on Saturday... 

St Michael and All Angels Church Tours the Cathedral of the Backstreets

St Michael and All Angels Church Tours the Cathedral of the Backstreets

Guided tours of this magnificent Grade I* listed church - one of the finest Victorian churches in the country. In Simon Jenkins’ book 'England's Thousand Best Churches'. It is in fact, two churches in one, the first designed by G... 

Bach's Sonatas & Partitas for solo Violin & Chamber music for String Trio & Guitar

Bach's Sonatas & Partitas for solo Violin & Chamber music for String Trio & Guitar

We welcome violinist Benedict Cruft along with his fine Cruft-Robertson-Pleeth String Trio and guest guitarist, Paul Gregory. The Bach: Saturday is the Partitas in E and D minor and the Sonata in A minor... 

An amazing 5 hour piano marathon Sorbaji's Opus Clavicembalisticum

An amazing 5 hour piano marathon Sorbaji's Opus Clavicembalisticum

Opus Clavicembalisticum is perhaps Sorabji’s best known work, even if more talked about than played until the 1980s. Its twelve movements in three parts occupy at least 4¼ hours in performance... 

Charity Concert for ICIN: Carl Bahoshy: Piano & Organ

Charity Concert for ICIN: Carl Bahoshy: Piano & Organ

Pianist and organist Carl Bahoshy performs works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert and Rachmaninoff in aid of Iraqi Christians in Need (ICIN) charity. Free parking available. Contact the church at: [newline] www... 

From Palestine to Brighton

From Palestine to Brighton

An unique opportunity to hear some of the best young musicians from the Gaza Music School, part of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music. They will perform classical and contemporary Middle Eastern music with the support of the Oriental Music Ensemble. 

Brahms Debussy Schubert & Rachmaninov: Duo Spianato

Brahms Debussy Schubert & Rachmaninov: Duo Spianato

Duo Spianato, a piano duet from France, will perform Schubert's F minor Fantasia, Rachmaninov's Pieces Op. 11, Debussy's En Bateau and a Hungarian Dance by Brahms. Free parking available... 

Balkan Cypriot Greek & Traditional Ottoman Music: Michalis Kouloumis: Solo Violin

Balkan Cypriot Greek & Traditional Ottoman Music: Michalis Kouloumis: Solo Violin

Virtuoso solo violinist Michalis Kouloumis performs traditional music from the Balkans, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. The concert is entitled 'Displaced Dreams', with music also from Constantinople... 

Brahms Volodos Horowitz Chopin & Mozart: Two Solo Piano Performances

Brahms Volodos Horowitz Chopin & Mozart: Two Solo Piano Performances

Jacky Fong, piano, performs works by Brahms, Horowitz and Volodos on 20 May. Simon Ballard, piano, performs music by Mozart, Ries & Steibelt on 21 May. Free parking available. Contact the church at: [newline]www... 

Bach Cello Suites & Beethoven Cello Sonatas Complete

Bach Cello Suites & Beethoven Cello Sonatas Complete

Great cellist Pavlos Carvalho performs Bach's solo cello suites on 14 and 15 May. Pavlos returns with pianist Louisa Lam on 28 and 29 May to play Beethoven's complete cello sonatas... 

Bach Violin Sonata in E & Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata

Bach Violin Sonata in E & Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata

Pianist Raija Walker performs Beethoven's Moonlight and Appassionata sonatas on 14 May. Raija joins violinist Ellie Blackshaw to perform Beethoven's Kreutzer sonata on 21 May. Free parking available... 

Chopin Liszt & Rachmaninoff Performed by Julia Wallin

Chopin Liszt & Rachmaninoff Performed by Julia Wallin

Pianist Julia Wallin from the Royal Academy performs a selection of Chopin's Etudes and Nocturnes, Liszt's 2nd Ballade, Rachmaninoff's Moment Musicaux and music by Sibelius. Free parking available... 

Ambrose Page performs Schumann & a Choir from Vienna

Ambrose Page performs Schumann & a Choir from Vienna

The Kalverienberg choir from Vienna will sing at our 10:30am service on 8 May. All are welcome. On 28 May, Ambrose Page, piano, performs works by Clara and Robert Schumann. Free parking available... 

Bach, Brahms & Scriabin: Works for Piano Left Hand

Bach, Brahms & Scriabin: Works for Piano Left Hand

Pianist Stefan Warzycki performs works for piano left hand. The programme will include the Bach/Brahms chaconne from the 2nd partita and Scriabin's Prelude and Nocturne Op. 9. Free parking available for this concert... 

Bach Violin Sonatas & Partitas & Beethoven & Mozart String Trios

Bach Violin Sonatas & Partitas & Beethoven & Mozart String Trios

Violinist Benedict Cruft will perform Bach's solo works on 7 and 8 May. Benedict returns with his excellent trio on 27 May to play Beethoven trios, and again on 3 June with Mozart and Schubert's guitar quartet with Paul Gregory...