Sebastian Taylor’s music news: Wallace Collection; Cosi fan tutte; jazz gigs
01 November, 2018 — By Sebastian Taylor
Saxophonist Allison Neale explores 1950s West Coast Jazz at Lauderdale House on November 8
DIVE into the world of 19th-century collector Sir Richard Wallace at a London Winds concert being given at the Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, Marylebone, this Friday evening (November 2). Being performed are works from his day, including the Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod, a contemporary and friend of Sir Richard’s.
• The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, 7.30pm, £30/cons £25, www.wallacecollection.org
MOZART’S Cosi fan tutte is being performed by Guildhall School singers and musicians at Silk Street Theatre, Barbican, on November 5, 7, 9 and 12.
• Silk Street Theatre, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS, 7pm, £25/ cons £15, 020 7638 8891, www.barbican.org.uk
THE fiery and technically brilliant Russian violin concerto by Glazunov is being played by violinist Tim Crawford and the Philharmonia Britannica at St Mark’s, Primrose Hill, on Saturday evening (November 3). Also being performed are superb and powerful music by French prodigy Lili Boulanger and Vaughan Williams’ sixth symphony.
• St Mark’s Primrose Hill, St Mark,s Square, Prince Albert Road, NW1 7TN, 7.30pm
TWENTY years of Spice Jazz is being celebrated at the Spice of Life jazz haunt in Soho next Wednesday evening (November 7). Performing are vocalists Rachel Calladine, Anton Browne and Paul Pace; tenor saxophonist Alex Western King; Will Barry piano; Adam King bass; and David Ingamells drums.
• Spice of Life, Cambridge Circus, Soho, 8pm, £10, 020 7437 7013, www.spiceoflifesoho.com
SEATTLE-born alto-saxophonist Allison Neale and her band are exploring the serpentine melodic lines of 1950s West Coast Jazz in next Thursday’s Jazz in the House gig at Lauderdale House, Highgate (November 8). They’ll be focusing on the work of Art Pepper alongside other heroes from that time.
• Lauderdale House, Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill, N6 5HG, 8.30pm, £12/cons £10/students £7, 020 8348 8716, http://lauderdalehouse.org.uk