Ashtead Choral Society – Gilbert & Sullivan – Pirates of Penzance and Trial by Jury in concert

Our first concert of the 2022/23 season takes place on Saturday 8th October 2022 at Epsom Playhouse. It is sure to be a fun evening in which we will be performing two of Gilbert and Sullivan’s well known melodramatic comic operettas ‘Pirates of Penzance’ and ‘Trial by Jury’. Conducted by Andrew Storey, accompanied by Kent Sinfonia and with a great quartet of soloists – Kathleen Nic Dhiarmada, Susan Legg, Jeff Stewart and Mark Nathan. Tickets available from Epsom Playhouse

Erato Orchestra Concert – November 2022

The Erato Orchestra will be joined by trumpets and timpani for their opening concert of the new season – a Haydn surprise, a much loved Bach suite and a Mozart symphony. The addition of string music by the Polish composer Lutoslawski who has received a fantastic number of awards from around the world will make this a sublime evening of music.

12th November 2022, 7.30 pm, St. Mark’s Church, Church Road, Woodcote, Purley, CR8 3QQ.

Please see our website www.erato.org.uk for the ‘Next Concert’ page where you will find a map of the venue. You can also download a flyer from there or else save the image from this page.

Prices: at the door – £12 (Seniors £10; Students £7; Members £6-£8; Student Members and Children free)

This South London venue is close to Croydon, Sutton, Carshalton, Coulsdon and Redhill.

Easy Parking.

A Vision of Elvis

Officially Endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) for charitable contributions and Officially Endorsed by Mr Ed Bonja – Elvis’s Photographer and Road Manager (1970-1977) who said “On stage Rob Kingsley looks extraordinarily like Elvis. He sings like Elvis, but most importantly, he seems to capture the very soul of Elvis – his charisma, his gestures – hell he even walks like Elvis!”

Celebrating Rob’s ’10th Anniversary’ on tour, performing to thousands of fans in major theatres, festivals and arenas worldwide and making history by being the first Elvis tribute artist to perform at the New Wembley Stadium to over 50,000 people, Rob brings you a brand new high octane show.

All costumes, instruments and stage set authentically recreated to give the feel and energy of a live Elvis concert, which promises to be the ultimate experience for any Elvis fan the world over.

Tickets are just £25 to book CLICK HERE

# Once purchased: Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded, unless the show is cancelled.

Sparkling Melodies

Cherry Trees are proud to present two days of exceptional jazz and classical music at the stunning High Clandon Estate Vineyard. Join us for Jazz at Sunset on Friday 20th of May or Summer Classics in the Meadows on Saturday 21st of May.

High Clandon Estate Vineyard is a breath-taking private property and vineyard, situated at the heart of the rolling Surrey Hills. With views all over the area, including up to the London skyline, this is the perfect spot for watching the sunset. Stroll the wildflower meadows and discover award winning sculptures dotted around the vineyard.

Friday 20th May
Stroll the wildflower meadows from 2pm. Music begins at 2.30pm.
Led by Sophie Langdon, Violin Professor at the Royal Academy of Music, the Ardenti Ensemble is a musical collective of friends formed from the BBC and London Orchestras. We are delighted to present a celebration of the Baroque era. Sophistication, wit and filigree in a beautiful Surrey Hills setting at High Clandon Vineyard.

Saturday 21st May
Stroll the wildflower meadows from 5.30pm. Music begins at 6pm.
Join us in the vineyard and atmospheric Glass Barn for a performance by the Steve Waterman Quartet. Steve Waterman is one of the top British jazz trumpet players both at home and on the international scene. He began his career while studying at Trinity College Of Music, and since then has worked regularly on the British, European and International jazz scene. A regular at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Gareth Williams is one of the most intensely creative, dynamic and exciting performers on the UK scene. Joined by passionate double bass player, teacher and local jazz promoter, Marianne Windham and life-long drummer Dave Barry.

Tickets
£49 per day
£85 for both days

Includes a glass of award-winning High Clandon Cuvée and canapes.

For tickets, please call 01483 222507 or visit https://www.cherrytrees.org.uk/Event/sparkling-melodies

All proceeds go towards supporting vulnerable children at Cherry Trees.

Blunter Brothers

Celebrate the opening weekend of The Horton with an evening of classic funk, Motown and soul music from incredible 10-piece live band The Blunter Brothers.

The band has supported major international artists including Edwin Starr, Sister Sledge, Ruby Turner, Rufus Thomas, Geno Washington as well as collaborating with members of George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic and gigging with James Brown’s MD and tenor sax man Mr Pee Wee Ellis.

Dancing guaranteed!

 

Running time: 2 hrs 20 minutes, including a 20 minute interval
All tickets are standing.
Limited seating will be available at the back of the auditorium for anyone unable to stand.
The bar will be open from 7pm. Admission aged 14+. Those aged 14-17 must be accompanied by a responsible guardian over 18.