Amnesty logoAmnesty Concerts at Rawdon - 2017musical notes

All events take place at Rawdon Quaker Meeting House.
Admission free. Donations to Amnesty International.

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PLEASE NOTE VARIATIONS IN DAY (Saturday or Sunday) AND TIMING (Trio Literati 3pm)

Two-sided Story ~ Saturday 20 May at 7.30pm

A moving film about learning to acknowledge the nar rative of others through the experience of bereaved Palestinians and Israelis.


Opera North Piano Quintet ~ Sunday 4 June at 7.30pm

Claire Osborne and Cristina Ocaña Rosado (violins), Liz Wyly (viola), Andy Fairley (cello) and Martin Pickard (piano) will play Dvořák's intensely romantic Piano Quintet along with some light classical duos and trios


Arioso ~ Saturday 17 June at 7.30pm

Surprising contemporaries: works by John Dowland and Claudio Monteverdi (his 450th ananiversary) at the cusp of the renaissance and baroque periods performed by Marie Lemaire (soprano), Emma Edgar (alto), Martin Wallace (tenor), Roger Brock (bass), Naomi Meredith (viola da gamba) and Martyn Hodgson (director, lute, theorbo).


Meltemi Ensemble ~ Sunday 23 July at 7.30pm

Beethoven's Trio op. 11 (originally for clarinet, cello and piano) forms the centrepiece for this recital by Joanna Lewis (flute), David Baker (bassoon) and John Truss (piano). 


The Fair Devil of Scotland ~ Sunday 10 September at 7.30pm

Leeds Waits brings us the story of Mary Queen of Scots and the awful Murder of her husband Lord Darnley, told in words, music and puppetry on the 450th anniversary of Darnley's death.


Elizabeth Kenwood and Peter Reasbeck ~ Sunday 24 September at 7.30pm

Virtuoso oboist Elizabeth Kenwood makes a welcome return with Peter Reasbeck , pianist, in a varied programme of solos and duets.


Stepping Out of Line ~ Sunday 22 October at 7.30pm

This script-in-hand production with songs, performe d by Sound Company Men's Choir , explores protest movements of the past led by "trou blemakers" or "freedom fighters", depending on where you're standing.


Enclos'd! John Clare, poet ~ Sunday 12 November at 3pm (nb AFTERNOON)

Trio Literati offer a colourful portrait of the 19th-century peas ant poet, his luminous poetry, the vanishing rural England which inspired him and his legendary 90-mile walk home from the mental asylum.


Greeting card campaign ~ Sunday 26 November from 1 to 3pm.

An opportunity for you to send messages of support to prisoners of conscience around the world. Contact information, cards and writing materials pr ovided, along with coffee, tea and cake.


Bradford Music Club ~ Sunday 17 December at 7.30pm

We end the series with our traditional musical contribution from this warm-hearted, multi-talented club.  The club always welcomes new members, both performing and non-performing.


Further information from
Barbara Parry (0113 2503867) barbaraparry@waitrose.com
or Diane Exley (0113 2502051) edianex@btinternet.com