Events & Concerts

For details of our worship, including on-line services, please see our Worship Services page. We resumed our series of regular concerts on Thursday 9 September at 12.30 pm and fortnightly thereafter. There aren’t any other events taking place in the church at the moment, except that the Church is open from 12 noon to 2 pm on Wednesdays for private prayer.


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!

July 2019 – April 2020

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)
Harrow Borough Police and Community Christmas Carol Service
Wed 11 December 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All are welcome to this carol service for the police and community of Harrow.
Concert: Adrienne Walters (Soprano)
Thu 12 December 2019 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Adrienne Walters (soprano) Mozart: Alleluia (from Exsultate Jubilate) Carol: Once in royal David’s city Handel: The Harmonious Blacksmith (piano solo) Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen [...]
Family Carol Service
Tue 24 December 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Concert: Dominika Rosiek (violin) and Miho Sanou (piano)
Thu 23 January 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Dominika Rosiek (violin) and Miho Sanou (piano) Brahms: Sonata Op. 78 No. 1 in G major for Violin and Piano P.de Sarasate: Playera Clara Schumann: [...]
Monthly hour of prayer
Thu 30 January 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an hour of prayer on the last Thursday of every month.
Funeral
Wed 5 February 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Today we hold the Funeral Service for Elmars Kalnins, who died on 15 January at the age of 98.
Concert: Valentin Schiedermair (piano)
Thu 6 February 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Valentin Schiedermair (piano) William Byrd: Coranto (from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book) Anon: Muscadin; The Irish Ho-Hoane Bach: Bist Du bei mir, BWV 508; Partita No. [...]
Concert: Joanne Rozario (clarinet) and Mark Nixon (piano)
Thu 20 February 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Joanne Rozario (clarinet) and Mark Nixon (piano) Paul Reade: Excerpts from The Victorian Kitchen Garden Suite: 1 Prelude; 4 Exotica; 5 Summer Claude Debussy: Première [...]
Monthly hour of prayer
Thu 27 February 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for an hour of prayer on the last Thursday of every month.
Concert: Yuki Negishi (piano)
Thu 5 March 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Yuki Negishi (piano) Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 126 Nos. 4-6 Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVI-6 Beethoven: Sonata in F major, Op. 10, No. 2 [...]
Harrow Philharmonic Choir: Concert
Thu 5 March 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Glories of the Baroque: Pergolesi: Magnificat Scarlatti: St Cecilia Mass Details
We regret to announce that this concert has been cancelled.
Cancelled: Concert: Niel du Preez (piano)
Thu 2 April 2020 @ 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
We regret that this concert has had to be cancelled. Niel du Preez (piano) J. S. Bach: English Suite No. 4, BWV 809, in F [...]
Cancelled: Stainer’s Crucifixion
Fri 10 April 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cancelled: Stainer's Crucifixion
We regret to announce that this year’s performance of The Crucifixion by John Stainer has had to be cancelled.