OUR MUSICIANS

Rachel Brown  flute and recorder

 

Adrian Butterfield  violin

 

Oliver Webber  violin

 

Clare Salaman  violin and hurdy-gurdy

 

Rachel Byrt  viola

 

Katherine Sharman  cello and gamba

 

Cecelia Bruggemeyer  double bass

 

Peter Buckoke double bass

 

Silas Wollston  harpsichord and organ

LATEST NEWS

 Watch this introduction to our exciting new Baroque dance project!

© London Handel Players  2017

The Charterhouse, London EC1

Programme: Handel and Vivaldi Concertos, Arias and Cantatas

with Helen Charlston, mezzo-soprano

May 5th, 2019, 2.30pm & 4pm

 

The Charterhouse, London EC1

London Handel Festival

Programme: Handel Flute Concerto HWV 287 & Gloria, JS Bach Cantata BWV 182

April 14th, 2019, 2.30pm & 4pm

 

The Charterhouse, London EC1

Programme: Handel and Telemann Sonatas and Quartets

March 17th, 2019, 2.30pm & 4pm

 

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

Djanogly Hall, Nottingham University

February 28th, 2019 7.30pm

 

The Charterhouse, London EC1

Programme: Handel and Corelli Solo and Trio Sonatas

February 24th, 2019, 2.30pm & 4pm

 

Workshops with students

 Pomona College, Claremont, CA, USA

October 29th, 2018

 

Programme: 'To play before the King'

Works by Handel, Geminiani, Hellendaal, Couperin, CPE Bach, Quantz

Pomona College, Claremont, CA, USA

October 28th, 2018 3.00pm

 

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

Early Music of the Islands

Alice Goolden Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music, Victoria, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

October 27th, 2018 8.00pm

 

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA

October 26th, 2018 7.30pm

 

Workshops with students

 Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA

October 25th, 2018

 

Workshops with school children and students

 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA

October 23rd & 24th, 2018

 

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

 University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA

October 23rd, 2018 7.30pm

 

Music and Beyond Festival, Ottawa, Canada

Baroque Dance Programmes of French, German, Italian and English music

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

July 10th-12th, 2018

 

St. Andrew's Church, Farnham, Tilford Bach Festival,

Programme: Purcell Come ye Sons of Art

 Ellen McAteer, soprano, Daniel Taylor and Robin Blaze, altos,

Charles Daniels, tenor, Alexander Dobson, bass

Choir of the Theatre of Early Music, Toronto

Adrian Butterfield, director

June 16th, 2018, 7.30pm

 

St. Andrew's Church, Farnham, Tilford Bach Festival,

Programme: JS Bach Suite for solo cello No.5 BWV 1005, Sonata for solo violin No.1 BWV 1001

Katherine Sharman, cello, Adrian Butterfield, violin

June 16th, 2018, 12.30pm

 

Holy Trinity Church, Oswestry

 Programme: Concertos by Telemann, Vivaldi & JS Bach

June 9th, 2018 7.30pm

 

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

 Programme: Concertos by Telemann, Vivaldi & JS Bach

May 23rd, 2018 7.30pm

 

International Handel Festival, Göttingen, Germany

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

May 11th, 2018 7.30pm

 

Charterhouse, London

London Handel Festival

Programme: Handel German arias

with Julia Doyle, soprano

March 25th, 2018, 2.30pm & 4pm

 

Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall

Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival

Programme: 'Baroque Rebellion'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

February 16th, 2018, 7.30pm

 

Frick Museum

New York, USA

Programme: Telemann and Handel: 'Friends for Life'

December 3rd, 2017, 5pm

 

Birmingham First United Methodist Church

Chamber Music of Detroit, Michigan, USA

Programme: Telemann and Handel: 'Friends for Life'

December 2nd, 2017, 8pm

 

St. Mark's United Methodist Church

Melbourne Chamber Music Society, Florida, USA

Programme: Telemann and Handel: 'Friends for Life'

December 1st, 2017, 7.30pm

 

Bourgie Hall

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Programme: 'The Godfather'

November 29th, 2017, 7.30pm

 

Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Programme: 'The Godfather'

November 28th, 2017, 7.30pm

 

Djanogly Hall, University of Nottingham

Programme: Telemann and Handel: 'Friends for Life'

October 19th, 2017, 7.30pm

 

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

September 13th, 2017

 

Korcula Festival, Croatia

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

September 12th, 2017

 

Charity Concert, St. Lawrence's Church Little Stanmore

Programme: Handel and his contemporaries

 July 22nd, 2017

 

Thaxted Festival, Essex

Programme: An Evening at the Palace of Reason

 July 2nd, 2017

 

St. Andrew's Church, Farnham, Tilford Bach Festival,

Programme: Telemann Celebration

June 17th, 2017

 

St. Mary's Church, Wendover, Wendover Music

Programme: An Evening at the Palace of Reason

 June 10th, 2017

 

Tonbridge Music Club, Surrey

Programme: Pearls of the Baroque

 May 6th, 2017

 

London Handel Festival, Wigmore Hall, London

Programme: Handel and Telemann

 April 17th, 2017, 7.30pm

 

London Handel Festival, Royal Academy of Music

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

March 24th, 2017, 7.00pm

 

Private Event, Wallace Collection, London

March 21st, 2017, 7.00pm

 

Filming

 January 23rd-25th, 2017

 

CD Recording

 January 4th-6th, 2017

 

Ilkley Concert Club, Yorshire

Programme: 'Beg, Borrow or Steal'

with Elizabeth Cragg, soprano

 December 7th, 2016

 

Sligo Baroque Festival, Ireland,

Solo sonatas and trio sonatas by Handel, Telemann, Bach, Corelli and Geminiani

September 24th, 2016

 

Sligo Baroque Festival, Ireland,

Concertos by Vivaldi, Telemann & Leclair and cantatas and arias by Bach and Handel

with Raphaela Papadakis, soprano

September 23rd, 2016

 

Music and Beyond Festival, Ottawa, Canada,

Programmes of Bach and Handel, French Baroque and Gluck

July 12th-16th, 2016

 

Maldon Festival, Essex

Programme: solo Bach and duets by Quantz, Telemann and CPE Bach

 July 6th, 2016

 

All Saints' Church, Tilford, Tilford Bach Festival,

Programme: Bach The Art of Fugue

June 10th, 2016

 

Tilford Bach Festival

Programme: Schools' workshop, Bach The Art of Fugue

June 9th, 2016

 

Handel House Museum, London Handel Festival

Programme: Bach Flute Sonatas with Rachel Brown and Laurence Cummings

March 24th, 2016

 

All Saints Concert Series, East Sheen, London SW14,

Programme: Pearls of the Baroque

March 5th, 2016

 

Leamington Muisc

St Mary’s Church, Warwick

Programme: 'Beg, Borrow or Steal'

with Elizabeth Cragg, soprano

November 10th, 2015

 

Brighton Early Music Festival

St George’s Church, Brighton

Programme: 'Biblical Heroines'

with Ruby Hughes, soprano

October 31st, 2015

 

East Cork Early Music Festival, Ireland

Programme: 'Dances fit for a King'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

October 8th, 2015

 

York Early Music Festival, York

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

July 3rd, 2015

 

Gregynog Festival, Wales

Programme: 'A Celebration of Baroque Dance'

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

June 18th, 2015

 

Tilford Bach Festival, Surrey

Programme: Schools’ baroque dance workshop

with Mary Collins and Steven Player, dancers

June 11th, 2015

 

Halle International Handel Festival

Programme: ‘Handel at Home’

June 3rd, 2015

 

Wigmore Hall, London

Programme: ‘Handel arias and duets for Strada and Carestini'

with Elizabeth Cragg, soprano and Renata Pokupic, mezzo-soprano

April 14th, 2015

 

Vinehall School Concert Series

Programme: Baroque Concertos

March 14th, 2015

 

Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA, Programme: ‘Handel at Home’

November 19th, 2014

 

Toronto, Canada, Programme: ‘Handel at Home'

November 17th, 2014

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