Helen-Jane Howells on Iplayer

November 28, 2011

Helen-Jane Howells sings Joseph Phibbs’ the Canticle of the Rose  with the Navarra Quartet on Iplayer at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b017lym9/PreHear_David_Bedford_Joseph_Phibbs_Morgan_Hayes/.  Recorded at the 2011 Presteigne Festival, the piece starts 11’20” into the programme and is available until Sunday December 3.

Passion in P3

November 24, 2011

Helen-Jane Howells sings the soprano solos and Samuel Boden shares the role of the Evangelist in Vocal Futures’ staging of the St Matthew Passion. Accompanied by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Suzi Digby conducting, the performances take place on November 28, 29 & 30 at Ambika P3, in Marylebone Road, London, an industrial space that will be transformed for the occasion. Patrick Kinmonth directs. http://www.vocalfutures.org/

Nicholas Kraemer will be talking about the development of the symphony on BBC Radio 3’s Afternoon on Three on November 7. Broadcast from 14.00 GMT the programme includes Kraemer conducting Haydn Symphonies Nos 22, the ‘Philospher,‘ and 45, the ‘Farewell’,  which can be heard via BBC Iplayer for seven days after broadcast. Full details at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016vn04. If you can’t wait until then, his interpretation 0f Haydn 75 is available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b016kdyp/ until November 8.