Tag Archives: Swansong

Springtime at St Mary’s

The path through the churchyard of St Mary’s was lined with spring flowers such as bluebells and primula on the sunny evening of the Swansong’s aptly named  ‘Music in Spring’ concert. St Mary’s have been hosting these delightful musical evenings instead of the usual venue of Acocks … Continue reading

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Baroque Delights enjoyed by many at St Mary’s Church

A delightful evening of music was enjoyed by many local people on Wednesday as part of the Swansong musical evenings arranged by former librarian Mike Byrne. This was the end of the 20th season of music evenings. It was good to … Continue reading

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**** Stop Press******Baroque Music – Wednesday 21st November,7.30pm @ St Mary’s Church, Acocks Green

******* The CBSO Baroque Players will grace Acocks Green with their enchanting music again – this Wednesday – 7.30pm , St Marys Church, Warwick Rd.  Free Entry, collection at end. Refreshments, everyone welcome ***************************** See below the write up of … Continue reading

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CBSO Music in Acocks Green Library

Another delightful Swansong concert took place on Wednesday 23rd November at Acocks Green Library. The 2011 season was brought to a pleasant close by a fine performance from the CBSO players, with string compositions from Arensky, Haydn and Rimsky Korsakov. This was a well attended … Continue reading

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Historical Music Evening enjoyed at the Library

Local music-lovers took the opportunity to attend the October Swansong concert at Acocks Green Library, on Wednesday 12th at 7.30pm. The concert was attended by approximately 50 folk to enjoy a performance by The Linnaeus Baroque Ensemble, which featured Linnea Markgren, soprano, Lucia … Continue reading

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Swansong Evening at Acocks Green Library

At the July Swansong the audience of over 75 people had the the pleasure of listening to  The Harmonics, a 12 member chamber ensemble, which was formed 8 years ago, as part of the main Warley Male Voice Choir and conducted by their … Continue reading

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Baroque Music Night – Update – This evening (Wed) at St Marys Church

******Update – this delightful baroque musical group are playing this evening at St Marys Church in Acocks Green, 7.30pm.  Free Entry, donations at end of concert********************* Local people were delighted by an evening of Baroque music at Acocks Green Library … Continue reading

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Music Amongst the Bookshelves – The Beorma Quartet

The  April 6th Swansong at Acocks Green Library was an opportunity, shared by approximately 50 members of our local community, to witness an outstanding unaccompanied performance of madrigals and other songs by the talented Beorma Quartet.  Comprising  of  Soprano Amy Secretan, Mezzo Soprano Clare Barnett-Jones … Continue reading

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Music to Our Ears – Swansong at the Library

This is a review of a recent musical event that took place at Acocks Green Library on 21st July – Swansong.  Thanks to David Treadwell for his review.  If you would like to attend the next musical evening (22nd September) contact … Continue reading

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Swansong @ Acocks Green Library

Another most enjoyable Acocks Green Library “Swansong” concert held on Wednesday Evening 19th May. A programme for Cello Duets performed by Cellists Nigel Blomiley and Felicity Vincent. Both musicians gave a well received performance of five main compositions from over … Continue reading

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