MUSIC

CONCERTS & REHEARSALS

All Saints hosts a number of concerts and recitals throughout the year, including those organised by ourselves and those that are part of wider music festivals in London. We also support a number of local music groups with their rehearsals in church.

Use this page to keep up to date with upcoming concerts and recitals.

CONCERTS

Festivals are arranged throughout the year, welcoming performers from London and further afield.

ALL SAINTS' FESTIVAL

The All Saints' Festival is a series of concerts hosted in and around our patronal festival of All Saints' Day. This year, we are collaborating with the London International Festival of Early Music, as well as welcoming renound groups such as the Fieri Consort and the Iken Scholars.

See below for more details:

  • 13 October 3.00pm
    STEPHEN DAVIES, ORGAN
    Organ recital performed on All Saints’ renowned instrument, including works by J. S. Bach, Vierne and Mendelssohn.
    Part of the Greenwich Performs festival
    (£5 entry and retiring collection for the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity
     
  • 8 November 1.00pm-4.30pm
    SOLO RECORDER COMPETITION
    Moeck / Society of Recorder Players Solo Recorder Competition Finals.
    Part of the London International Festival of Early Music
    (Admission free with Exhibition ticket)
     
  • 15 November 7.30pm
    CITY OF LONDON SOLOISTS
    Stavros Dritsas, dir. Chamber music evening by members of the City of London Soloists
    (£15, £10 under 18s and Blackheath Conservatoire students)
     
  • 17 November 5.45pm
    JOHN WEBSTER, ORGAN
    Organ recital performed on All Saints’ renowned instrument. Programme to be announced
    (Collection in aid of Dimbleby Cancer Care charity)
     
  • 10 December 7.30pm
    FIERI CONSORT
    Performance of 1629 oratorio The Shepherds of Bethlehem by G. G. Kapsperger
    Click here to see the Fieri Consort website
    (£15)

     
  • 14 December 7.30pm
    IKEN SCHOLARS
    Choral Renaissance Masterpieces including: Vadam et circuibo, Victoria; Ego flos campi, Clemens non Papa
    Click here to visit the Iken Scholars' website
    (£10 in aid of Dimbleby Cancer Care charity)

BEETHOVEN MARATHON 

2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and All Saints is proposing to mark the year with a festival early in the year of solo and ensemble performances focusing on Beethoven’s compositions.

Check back for performance details.

ORGAN RECITALS

The organ at All Saints’ Blackheath was extensively overhauled in 2014-2015 by Harrison & Harrison.

Each month in term time we welcome a visiting organist to perform a recital before the monthly Choral Evensong. See below for upcoming performances.

17 November5.45pm

John Webster

London-based organist presents a varied programme ahead of our Choral Evensong at 6.30pm. The audience is warmly invited to stay for the service. Recital programme to be announced. There will be a retiring collection for the Dimbleby Cancer Care charity.

John's concert concludes our Autumn series for this year. Watch out for our Spring series, which will be starting in February 2020.

 

 

REHEARSALS

All Saints welcomes a range of groups to rehearse in the church at reasonable rates. If you would like to use All Saints for a rehearsal, please contact Matthew Dunn, the Organist and Director of Music.

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