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Sun 15 Oct: Improviso: a Charlbury Tea Concert

At 3pm in Charlbury Memorial Hall

Tickets £10 including tea and cake (under 15s, £5)

* Fatima Lahham recorders

  • Elin White baroque violin
  • Florence Petit baroque cello
  • Johan Löfving theorbo

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    Improviso will perform works by composers including G.P. Telemann and Dario Castello, alongside their own improvisations.

    Described as "the Elizabethan rock'n'roll" (Juliet Stevenson) at their concert debut at Middle Temple Hall, London, Improviso are a UK-based period music ensemble.

    Their name derives both from their fascination with historical improvisation practices as well as their passion for exploring unusual repertories and presenting unexpected programmes of music from the fourteenth century onwards.

    Improviso's members met while studying at the Royal College of Music in London. They are one of the young ensembles on the Brighton Early Music Festival Live! Scheme for 2017-18, and will perform as part of the festival's showcase in November 2017. They have also been selected for a two-week residency at Snape Maltings in 2018 as part of their Chamber Music Residencies scheme, a series that offers exceptional emerging chamber ensembles coaching and two concerts at the Jubilee Hall in Aldeburgh.

    They have already appeared at a number of festivals and venues in the UK and Europe, including the Styriarte Festival, Graz, Austria, the Holywell Music Room, Oxford, Handel & Hendrix, London, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Royal Greenwich International Early Music Festival 2016, the Wigmore Hall as one of the Hall's Chamber Tots Ensembles 2016-17, and Bad Liebenwerda, Germany, in a performance as one of the finalists of the International Graun Competition 2016.

    Tickets in advance on 01608 811558 or charlburyrefugee@gmail.com

    In aid of Charlbury Refugee Action Group

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  • Weekly calendar

    Monday
    9am: Morning Prayer, St Mary's
    9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
    9.30am (termtime): Toddler group, Memorial Hall
    1.30pm-3pm: Tennis club
    4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
    5pm-9pm: Rico's Pizzas, Spendlove
    6.30pm-7.30pm: Silent reflection, Quaker Meeting House

    Tuesday
    9am: Morning Prayer, St Mary's
    9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
    Lunch: Golden Years special, The Bell
    2.30pm-4pm: Fish van, Market Street
    4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
    6pm: Bowls club
    8pm: Wychwayz Morris, Scout Hut
    9pm: Pub quiz, Three Horseshoes

    Wednesday
    9am: Holy Communion, St Mary's
    9.15am: Pebbles (under-5s), St Mary's
    9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
    4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
    5pm: Karate, Memorial Hall
    5pm-8pm: Thai to Go, Spendlove
    6pm-10pm: Quiz, The Bell
    Evening: Pie night, The Bell
    7.45pm: Bell-ringing, St Mary's

    Thursday
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    9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
    9.30am: Intermediate Yoga, Corner Ho
    11.15am: Gentle Yoga, Corner House
    4.30pm: Evening Prayer, St Mary's
    7pm-9pm: Tennis club
    Evening: Fish & chip night, The Bell

    Friday
    9.30am: Mass, St Teresa's
    9.30am: Exercise for 50+, Memorial Hall
    11.30am: Exercise Class, Memorial Hall
    5pm-8pm: Fish & chip van, Spendlove
    7pm: Choir practice, St Mary's
    Evening: Tapas, The Bell
    August 10am-12pm: Museum open

    Saturday
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    9.30am: Wychwood Road Club ride, from Spendlove
    10am-12pm: Tennis club
    Morning: Coffee Morning, Corner Ho
    Summer 10am-12pm: Museum open

    Sunday
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    9.45am: Parish Communion, St Mary's
    10.30am: Quaker Meeting
    10.30am: Baptist Church Service
    10.30am: Methodist Church Service
    11am: Mass, St Teresa's
    2pm-5pm: Tennis club
    2.30pm: Canoe club
    Summer 2.30pm-4.30pm: Museum open

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