Find out what music gigs are taking place in November

Friday November 12

Matty Bond

New Inn

Singer and guitarist Matty Bond brings songs you know and love to the pub in Farm Road from 8.30pm.

Monday November 15

Daoirí Farrell

Nettlebed Folk Club

Roots described him as having ‘the creamy forthrightness of Paul Brady, the occasional guile and nuance of Andy Irvine and the attitude and approach to material, perhaps, of Christy Moore.’

Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí Farrell brings his vibrant set to Nettlebed.

The venue is running at no more than 80 per cent capacity to give everyone a little more space.

Doors open at 7.50pm at Nettlebed Village Club, High St, Nettlebed, Nr. Henley on Thames, Oxon, RG9 5DD, call 01628 603670 for tickets or visit www.nettlebedfolkclub.co.uk for info.

Thursday 18 to Saturday 20 November

The Marriage of Figara

Various venues (see below)

Park Opera is back.

The team said: “During the last two years, which have been so difficult for all of us, we have missed singing together and sharing our love of music with our audiences. We are now so happy to be welcoming you back to our concert tour of Mozart’s famous masterpiece.

“This joyous comedy is bursting with glorious hit tunes such as Figaro’s ‘Say goodbye now to pastime and play, lad’ and Cherubino’s ‘Tell me, fair ladies’, as well as a host of sublime ensembles.

“Our wonderful soloists include Debra Morley, Ian Henderson, Elizabeth Slade, Gregor Kowalski, Lucy Dickson, George Priestley, Lindsay Bramley and Jeremy Andrews.”

Performances are at:

  •  St Paul’s Church, Reading Road, Wokingham on November 18.
  •  St Michael’s Church, Church Lane, Sunninghill on November 19.
  • St John the Baptist Church, Church Road, Windlesham on November 20,

Tickets are £12 from ticketsource.co.uk Search for Mozart Marriage of Figaro. Or you can call 07968 197154 or 07533 203620.

Thursday November 18

A Pianist’s Dream

Norden Farm

World-renowned pianist, Piers Lane returns to Norden Farm in a Maidenhead Music Society concert, to perform Beethoven and Chopin.

The programme is billed as being ‘pieces that everyone who plays the piano or who likes to listen to it loves’ and includes a Beethoven piece on the current GCSE Music syllabus,

Piers is very famous in Australia and, pre-pandemic, often travelled to Europe and the States to play venues such as Wigmore Hall and Carnegie Hall.

The programme promises to demonstrate his superb technique and consummate musicianship. It includes: Beethoven Sonata in C minor op 13 ‘Pathetique’, Beethoven Sonata in A flat major op 110 and Chopin Complete Waltzes.

Friday November 19

Champagne and Chopin

The Old Court

Discover a magical evening of live art and some of the world's most romantic music with Concert Pianist Helen Farrar and Fine Artist Richard Gower.

Don’t miss your opportunity to see these two amazing creatives together. Helen will be performing works by Chopin, Rachmaninov and others.

While Richard will be painting live the concert scene during the performance. There will be an opportunity to a meet and greet with both artists.

Champagne is served from 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Saturday November 20

The 35MM Rock’n’Roll Blues Night

The Old Court

Covering songs from the movies, this five-piece will take you on a sonic road trip stopping at some of the most iconic movie destinations of the 20th Century. Cruising through the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s absorbing some of the era’s finest Rock’n’Roll, Blues and Soul to produce a potent blend of R’n’B Gumbo that is The 35mm.

Each movie score and time provides another musical landscape for The 35mm to explore.

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