Art at St James'

14th May - 15th June, Daily

Exhibition of works by local artists Margaret Thompson, John Olley, Brian Innes and Annie Williams.

Early Music Later

Sunday 2nd June, 9.15pm

A special late-evening performance of music for voices and lutes by John Dowland and others. A flexible group of early music specialists, Dowland Works includes the internationally acclaimed soprano Emma Kirkby.

Masterpieces in Minature

Saturday 8th June, 7.30pm

Pocket Sinfonia are a talented quartet who specialise in polished chamber arrangements of orchestral works. Their programme includes Haydn’s Symphony No 102, arr. Hummel, and the quartet’s own arrangement of Grieg’s Holberg Suite.

Youth Prom

Friday 14th June, 7pm

A showcase for the neighbourhood’s most talented young musicians. Tickets only £5, children free.

Pocket Prom

Saturday 1st June, 4pm

Bring a picnic to the vicarage garden (1a Arlington Square, N1 7DS) for an afternoon of al fresco music – operatic favourites by soprano Natasha Day with Adam Dickson, piano, plus Gypsy music, hot club swing, Argentinean tangos, French musette and British folk tunes from the fiddle and accordion of the Marama Cafe Band.

Giotto in Padua

Wednesday 5th June, 7.30pm

An illustrated exploration of early Renaissance art by Paul Hills, Emeritus Professor at the Courtauld Institute, focusing on Giotto’s frescoes in the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua.

The Cello Alone

Sunday 9th June, 7pm

Yalda Davis, daughter of the conductor Sir Colin Davis, plays Prokofiev’s solo cello sonata, Bloch’s Cello Suite No. 1, a Fantasia by Telemann and Bach’s Suite in C Major.

Opera on Prebend Street

Saturday 15th June, 7.30pm

Chamber opera group Insieme return to St James’ with a fully-staged production of Mozart’s early comic opera Bastien and Bastienne.

Anthony Hill Memorial Concert

Sunday 2nd June, 7pm

Romanian pianist Mihai Ritivoiu and Bulgarian-Canadian cellist Yoanna Prodanova play Beethoven’s Seven Variations on Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen for cello and piano, Shostakovitch’s Sonata in D minor for cello and piano, Anthony Herschel Hill’s Litany for piano and César Franck’s Sonata in A major.

Nicolah Hogg & Special Guests

Friday 7th June, 7.30pm

Singer/songwriter Nicolah Hogg learned her trade busking on the London Underground. Now she is a recording artist and has performed at Glastonbury.

Islington Authors

Monday 10th June, 7.30pm

Local writers Hilly Janes, Terry Stiastny and Barnaby Phillips discuss their recent books in a conversation chaired by the BBC’s Clive Myrie.


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