Events & Concerts

General Information

Welcome to our Events and Concerts area. Here, you can find out about what’s happening at St. John’s.

If you are looking for information on our worship, please visit our Worship Services area, where you can find our service times, styles, and locations. Any variations from the regular pattern appear on this page.

Concerts

St John’s Church has held fortnightly lunch-time concerts since 1975. Concerts are held on alternate Thursdays throughout most of the year with breaks at Christmas, Easter and the summer. Please check this calendar for the next few dates (and programmes, when available).

Light refreshments are available from 11.45am and the concert begins at 12.30pm. There is usually an interval and the concert finishes at around 1.45pm.

Admission is free but there is a collection on the way out to cover expenses. Please come and join us!

January – November 2019

Concert: Dominika Rosiek (violin) and Miho Sanou (piano)
Thu 31 January 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Dominika Rosiek (violin) and Miho Sanou (piano) Dvorak: Three Romantic Pieces, op. 75 F. Drdla: Souvenir Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances Beethoven: Sonata for violin and [...]
Joanne Rozario (clarinet) and Yukiko Shinohara (piano) For clarinet and piano: Graham Lyons: Sonata for clarinet and piano Gerald Finzi: Five bagatelles for clarinet and [...]
Concert: Odinn Baldvinsson (flute) and Mayumi Iida (piano)
Thu 28 February 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Odinn Baldvinsson (flute) and Mayumi Iida (piano)
Concert: Haruko Seki (piano)
Thu 14 March 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Haruko Seki (piano) Schubert: Impromptu in G flat major Op. 90, No. 3 Beethoven: Sonata in C minor Op. 10, No. 1 Ireland: Decorations: (1) [...]
Concert: Haley Myles (piano)
Thu 28 March 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Haley Myles (piano) Chopin Mazurkas, Op. 17 Chopin Preludes, Op. 28
Concert: Nigel Blomiley (cello) and Jessica Zhu (piano)
Thu 11 April 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Nigel Blomiley (cello) and Jessica Zhu (piano) Dvorak: Sonatine in G major, Op. 100 Dvorak: Waldesruhe Dvorak: Rondo Chopin: Sonata in G minor for Cello [...]
Stainer’s Crucifixion
Fri 19 April 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Stainer's Crucifixion
The Choir of St John’s, with other local singers, will perform The Crucifixion, by John Stainer, on Good Friday, 19 April, at 7 pm. Leaving [...]
Concert: Phillip Dyson (piano)
Thu 9 May 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Phillip Dyson (piano) Beethoven: Appassionata Sonata, Op. 57, 1st mvt (Allegro assai) Erik Satie: Je te veux Irving Berlin/Mayerl: Cheek to Cheek Jerome Kern/Mayerl: Smoke [...]
Concert: Nguyen The Cuong Quoc (piano)
Thu 23 May 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Nguyen The Cuong Quoc (piano) (Please note that the piano trio led by Björn Kleiman is unable to play at this concert. Apologies). Thomas Adès: [...]
Piano recital by David Degen
Sat 1 June 2019 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
A programme of light music including Jazz, songs from the musicals and the Sound of Music
Concert: Johan Hugosson (piano)
Thu 6 June 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Johan Hugosson (piano) Schubert: Four Impromptus, Op. 90 and some works composed by Johan Hugosson
Concert: Greta Åstedt (piano)
Thu 20 June 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Greta Åstedt (piano) Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2, No. 1 W. Peterson-Berger: Sommarsång E. Satie: Gnossienne 1 G. Fauré: Romance [...]
Paula Martinez (violin) Danilo Mascetti (piano) Bach: Toccata in D Major, BWV 912, for piano Bach: Partita in D minor for violin Stravinsky/Agosti: Firebird: Danse [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 11 July 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 18 July 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 25 July 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 1 August 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 8 August 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 15 August 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 22 August 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 29 August 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 5 September 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Summer lunch-time concert
Thu 12 September 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
These summer concerts are organised by Nina Kopparhed. Thurs 11 July: David Arditti: Composer’s concert Thurs 18 July: Mark Wilson (violin) and Alex Wallace (piano) [...]
Concert: Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)
Thu 19 September 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Warren Mailley-Smith (piano) Beethoven: Tempest Sonata Liszt: Un Sospiro Chopin: Barcarolle Chopin: Bolero Chopin: Ballade No. 3 Gottschalk: Souvenirs d’Andalousie
Concert: Mina Miletic (piano)
Thu 3 October 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Mina Miletic (piano) Mozart: Fantasy D minor K397 Mozart: Sonata for piano in A major K331 Chopin: ‘Raindrop’ Prelude in D flat major Op. 28, [...]
Concert: Plaegan Piano Trio
Thu 17 October 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
The Plaegan Piano Trio: Helen Sills (violin) Michael Nebe (cello) Alan Brown (piano) Beethoven: Piano Trio op.11 Shostakovitch: Piano Trio no.1 in C minor op. [...]
Concert: The Max Bruch Trio
Thu 31 October 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
The Max Bruch Trio: Alison Eales (piano) Mark Lacey (clarinet) Robert Puzey (piano) Bruch: Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola & Piano: No. 6 ‘Nachtgesang’ Farrenc: [...]
Concert: Diana Brekalo (piano)
Thu 14 November 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Diana Brekalo (piano) R. Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2 Clara Wieck: from “Soirees musicales”, Op. 6: No. 1 Toccatina & No. 2 Notturno Clara Wieck: Scherzo [...]
Concert: Harrow Philharmonic Choir
Sat 16 November 2019 @ 7:30 pm
For details see Harrow Philharmonic Choir website
Concert: The Nonesuch Orchestra
Thu 28 November 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
The Nonesuch Orchestra Grace Williams: Sea Sketches for String Orchestra (1944) Arnold Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (revision in 1943)