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Forthcoming concerts

13th - 20th August - Tutoring at Baroque Week, St Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire.

September 2018 - ABRSM Examinations, Hong Kong.

19th October 2018 - Recital of 18th Century English music for historical flute and piano with Gary Branch, Finchcocks Charity Concert, The Richard Burnett Heritage Collection, Waterdown House, 51 Frant Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5LE, 6pm [SOLD OUT].  **** Tickets now available for ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE AT 2.30PM ****

9th November 2018 - Greenwich Early Music Festival, Maker's Showcase Clare Beesley meets Tardino's Flutes. Demonstration of Giovanni Tardino's flutes from Renaissance to Classical and introducing his latest project - the Buffardin flute. Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London, SE3 9RQ, 12.30pm.

14th - 19th December 2018 - Music by Peruvian baroque composer José de Orejón y Aparicio with Música Temprana and the Nationaal Gemengd Jeugdkoor.

27th January 2019 - JS Bach Trauerode, Nijmegen.

2nd February 2019 - Lunchtime recital of Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Paggi and Godard by Calliope with Pete Churchill (accordion) at St Laurence Church, Falmer, Sussex.

13th February 2019 - Calliope perform at St Nicholas Church, Brighton.

16th February 2019 - Calliope perform at St Leonard's Church, Seaford, Sussex, 1300h.

14th March 2019 - Lecture/presentation JS Bach's St Matthew Passion, Club Couperius Circle, Den Haag.

14th April 2019 - St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdam o.l.v. Klaas Stok, Brielle, 1500h.

17th April 2019 - St Matthew Passion,  Concerto Amsterdam o.l.v. Klaas Stok, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

18th April 2019 - St Matthew Passion,  Concerto Amsterdam o.l.v. Klaas Stok, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

19th April 2019 - St Matthew Passion,  Concerto Amsterdam o.l.v. Klaas Stok, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

May - ABRSM Examinations, Cyprus.

11th - 18th August 2019 - Tutoring at Baroque Week, St Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire.

Recent performances

30th July 2018 - Happy Birthday to the organ of Christus’ Hemelvaartkerk! Music composed around the organ's birth year of 1748 for baroque flute and organ with Pieter Dirksen, Christus’ Hemelvaartkerk, Sittard, 2000h.

May 2018ABRSM Examinations, USA.

20th April 2018 -  Soloist in Triple Concerti by Bach (BWV 1044) and Vivaldi (RV 107 & RV 570) with Combattimento, De Doelen, Jurriaanse zaal, Rotterdam, 2015h.

19th April 2018 - Soloist in Triple Concerti by Bach (BWV 1044) and Vivaldi (RV 107 & RV 570) with Combattimento, Wilminktheater, Grote Kerk, Enschede, 2000h.

18th April 2018 - Soloist in Triple Concerti by Bach (BWV 1044) and Vivaldi (RV 107 & RV 570) with Combattimento, Musis & Stadstheater, Arnhem, 2015h.

11th April 2018 - Soloist in Triple Concerti by Bach (BWV 1044) and Vivaldi (RV 107 & RV 570) with Combattimento, Theaters Tilburg, Conzertzaal, 2015h.

8th April 2018 Van Barok naar KlassiekCombattimento, Gasthuiskapel, Zaltbommel, 1600h

8th April 2018 Van Barok naar Klassiek, Combattimento, Stadtheater, Zoetermeer, 1145h.

7th April 2018 - Soloist in Triple Concerti by Bach (BWV 1044) and Vivaldi (RV 107 & RV 570) with Combattimento, Cunerakerk, Rhenen, 2015h.

5th April 2018 Muziek uit de Verboden StadCollegium Musicum Den Haag, Musica Antica da Camera, Paleiskerk Den Haag, 20:15h.

30th March 2018 - St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdamo.l.v. Klaas Stok, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

29th March 2018 - St Matthew Passion,  Concerto Amsterdam o.l.v. Klaas Stok, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

28th March 2018 - St Matthew Passion,  Concerto Amsterdam o.l.v. Klaas Stok, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

18th March 2018 - St John Passion, Florilegium, Martinuskerk, Breda, 1500h.

16th March 2018 - St John Passion, Sonante Vocale o.l.v. Patrick Pranger, Sint Joris Kerk, Amersfoort, 2000h.

11th March 2018 - St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdamo.l.v. Klaas Stok, Brielle, 1500h.

27th January 2018 - Flute adjudicator for the AMIS Solo and Chamber Music Festival, The American School of The Hague, The Netherlands.

16th December 2017 - JS Bach, Christmas Oratorio with Accademia Amsterdam, Woerden.

October 2017 - ABRSM Examinations, Hong Kong.

2nd September 2017 - Telemann with Il Pomo d'Oro, Geertekerk, 2000h, Utrecht.

30th July 2017 - Itinéraire Baroque Festival with Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir directed by Ton Koopman, CLÔTURE : Église de Saint Astier –  17.30h.

June 2017 - ABRSM Examinations, Malaysia.

6th May 2017Renaissance Flute Workshop directed by Clare Beesley in conjunction with Southern Early Music Forum, Uplands Primary School, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 4DG, UK (Further information here and online application form here).

12th - 14th April 2017 -JS Bach, Mattheus Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1930h.

9th April 2017 - JS Bach, Mattheus Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Utrecht.

8th April 2017 - JS Bach, Mattheus Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Amsterdam.

7th April 2017 - JS Bach, Mattheus Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Leeuwarden.

2nd April 2017 - JS Bach, Mattheus Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Den Haag.

1st April 2017 - JS Bach, Mattheus Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Groningen.

25th March 2017 - JS Bach, Johannes Passion, Nederlands Begeleidingsorkest, Woerden.

28th January 2017 - Flute Adjudicator at the AMIS Solo and Ensemble Festival, The American School of The Hague, The Netherlands.

10th - 11th December 2016 -  JS Bach Weihnachts Oratorium, Barockorchester Le Chardon, Friesoythe.

23rd November 2016 - Johannes Passion, Accademia Amsterdam, Heiloo.

17th November 2016 - Lunch time recital with Uzi Heymann (piano), Oude Vest 45, 2312XS, Leiden, 1245h.

October 2016 -  ABRSM Examinations, Hong Kong.

24th September 2016 - Bach Collegium Den Bosch, Grote of Hervormde Kerk, Kerkstraat 20, 5211KG Den Bosch, 1700h.

17th September 2016Das Kleine Konzert o.l.v. Hermann Max,“Der zufriedengestellte Aeolus”, Klosterbasilika Knechtsteden, 2000h.

7th - 14th August 2016 - Flute specialist at  Baroque Week, Queen Anne's School, Caversham, Berkshire.

6th August 2016 - JS Bach Obligato Flute Sonatas with Peter Lea-Cox, St Leonard's Church, Seaford, Sussex, 1300h.

4th April - 21st May 2016 - ABRSM Examinations, Hong Kong.

23rd, 24th and 25th March 2016 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer.

20th March 2016 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdam and Cantatrix, Nicolaikerk, Utrecht, 1500h

19th March 2016 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdam and Cantatrix, Nieuwe Kerk, Groningen, 1900h.

18th March 2016 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdam and Cantatrix, Dominicuskerk, Amsterdam, 1900h.

17th March 2016 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion, Concerto Amsterdam and Cantatrix, Grote Kerk, Leeuwarden, 1900h.

13th March 2016 - JS Bach St John Passion, Concerto Amsterdam and Vocoza, Amsterdam.

12th March 2016 - JS Bach St John Passion, Concerto Amsterdam and Vocoza, Haarlem.

13th February 2016 - JS Bach Liebster Immanuel, Herzog der Frommen (BWV 123), Bach Collegium Den Bosch, Grote Kerk, 's-Hertogenbosch, 1700h.

4th February 2016 -  Schumann, Reinecke and Poulenc with Uzi Heymann (piano), Oude Vest 45, 2312XS, Leiden, 1245h.

30th January 2016 - Flute adjudicator Amis Solo and Ensemble Festival, The American School of the Hague.

12th and 13th December 2015 - JS Bach Weihnachts Oratorium, Barockorchester Le Chardon, Apostelkirche, Muenster, 1600h.

7th November 2015 - Haydn, Die Jahrzeiten, Accademia Amsterdam, Amersfoort.

19th September 2015 - Das Kleine Konzert o.l.v. Hermann Max, Knechtsteden.

2nd September 2015 - Collegium Musicum Den Haag, Concerti Grossi by Hellendaal, De Fesch, Handel and Handel's Water Music, Suite Nr 3, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Geertekerk, 1700h.

8th - 15th August 2015 - Baroque Week, The Judgementof Paris, Ardingly College, College Rd, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ.

17th May 2015 - JS Bach Nun danket alle Gott (BWV 192), Collegium Musora, o.l.v. Jan Kleinbussink, Grote of Lebuinuskerk, Deventer, 1715h.

27th April 2015 - Collegium Musicum Den Haag, o.l.v Claudio Ribeiro en Nico van der Meel, Koningsdag i.s.m. Bachfestival, Grote Kerk, Dordrecht, 1100h

3rd April 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1900h.

2nd April 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1900h.

1st April 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1900h.

29th March 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Westerkerk, Amsterdam, 1600h.

28th March 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Nieuwe Kerk, Groningen, 1900h.

27th March 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Jacobikerk, Utrecht, 1900h.

26th March 2015 - JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Grote Kerk, Leeuwarden, 1900h.

22nd March 2015 - JS Bach St John Passion with Orchestra Le Chardon, Lutherkirche, Leer.

14th and 15th March 2015 - JS Bach St John Passion with Orchestra Le Chardon, Apostelkirche, Münster.

 8th February 2015 - JS Bach B minor Mass with Concerto Amsterdam, Johanneskerk, Cingel 1, 8618 NM, Oosthem.

29th November 2014 - JS Bach B minor Mass with Concerto Amsterdam, Emmen.

8th November 2014 - Chelys Sonora Music of the Prussian Court at St Leonard's Church, Seaford, 1pm.

4th November 2014 - Collegium Musicum Den Haag, Recording - The music of CPE Bach.

1st - 2nd November 2014 - Wittenberg Renaissance Festival, Renaissance flute and lute recitals with Christoph Sommer.

9th - 16th August 2014Music at the Court of Frederick the Great, Baroque Week, Ardingly College, College Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex. RH17 6SQ.

15th May 2014, Emfindamkeit - The Final Frontier, Collegium Musicum Den Haag Stadtstournee Slotconcert, Paleiskerk, Paleisstraat 8, Den Haag, 2015h.

17th and 18th April 2014, JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer.

12th April 2014, JS Bach St John Passion with Orchestra Le Chardon, Soest (Germany).

5th and 6th April 2014, JS Bach St Matthew Passion with Orchestra Le Chardon, Münster.

23rd March 2014, Graun Der Tod Jesu, o.l.v. Simon Schouten, Grote of Laurenskerk, Nieuwstraat 31, Weesp, The Netherlands, 1530h.

9th March 2014, CPE Bach and his Circle with Peter Lea-Cox and the Camden Chamber Choir, St Mary's Church, Elsworthy Road, Primrose Hill, London, NW3 3DJ.

14th and 26th December 2013, JS Bach Magnificat with the Haags Barokorkest.

13th December 2013, JS Bach Christmas Oratorio with Orchestra Le Chardon, Bad Harzburg.

24th November 2013, Mendelssohn Elijah, Münster.

16th November 2013, Mendelssohn with Peter Lea-Cox and the Camden Chamber Choir, Primrose Hill, London.

12th November 2013, Chelys Sonora, Chichester Cathedral lunchtime recital.

9th November 2013,Chelys Sonora, St Leonard's Church, Seaford, East Sussex, 1300h.

10th - 17th August 2013, Tutoring at Baroque Week 2013 (formerly Oxford Baroque Week), Ardingly College, College Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex. RH17 6SQ, UK.

25th August 2013,Chelys Sonora perform 'De Galante Tijd' in a Fabulous Fringe Concert as a part of the 2013 Utrecht Early Music Festival, Senaatzaal, 1530h.

23rd August 2013, Chelys Sonora (Clare Beesley and Earl Christy) perform 'De Galante Tijd' at the Barthkapel, Brouwersgracht 2K, 2512 ER, The Hague, 1600h.

5th August 2013, Chelys Sonora perform "De Galante Tijd" for the 2013 Bruges Early Music Fringe Festival, Provinciaal Hof, 
Markt 3, 1530h.

28th July 2013,Chelys Sonora perform "De Galante Tijd" at Sint Egbertuskerk in the Hoek van Holland, de Cordesstraat 27, 7.30pm

20th July 2013, Catch As Catch Can, Trebantiqua Festival, Castello Rispecchiamenti, Trevi nel Lazio, 2100h.

19th, 20th, 22nd and 23rd June, Performances of Kraus' opera Prosperina with Barokksolistene (Norway), Schlosstheater im Neues Palais von Sanssouci, 1930h.

8th May 2013, Music for the Constantijn and Christiaan Huygens Exhibition with Claudio Ribeiro, Grote Kerk, Den Haag (private event).

28th and 29th March 2013, Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer, 1900h

23rd March 2013, "Life Invited Me" - 9 Songs by Dennis Hyams, arranged by J. Macfarlane, The Hague, 1930h.

22nd March 2013, Bach St Matthew Passion with Cappella Maria Barbara, Ter Cousterkerk, Heiloo, 1930h.

18th March 2013, Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Martinikerk, Franeker, 1930h

17th March 2013, Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Grote Kerk, Dokkum, 1400h.

16th March 2013, Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Der Aa-Kerk, Groningen, 1930h.

10th March 2013, Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto Amsterdam, Sint Catharijne Kerk, Brielle, 1530h.

22nd January 2013, 2013 Resonanzen Fringe Festival, Vienna  - Renaissance flute and harp recital with Leah Stuttard in the  Berio Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna, 1800h.

15th December 2012, J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio with Orchester Le Chardon, Munster, Germany.

11th November 2012, 'Quantz and his musical influences' with Peter Lea-Cox (Harpsichord), Shute, Devon, 7.30pm

9th November 2012, Greenwich Early Music Festival Showcase for Giovanni Tardino Flutes with Leah Stuttard, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN.

16th October 2012, Duos by Hotteterre, Telemann, WF Bach and Mozart with Katja Pitelina, The White Society, The Hague, 6.30pm.

22nd September 2012, The music of Quantz, JE Bach, Baron and Falkenhage with Sonja Gruys and Earl Christy, Goedereede, The Netherlands, 8pm.

1st September 2012, Utrecht Fringe Festival Concert, Stadskasteel Oudaen, Oudegracht 99, 3511 AE, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 11am.

5th - 12th August 2012, Tutoring at the 35th Baroque Week Summer School, Ardingly College, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, UK.

24th July 2012, Music from St Thomas, Leipzig, with the Lecosaldi Ensemble for Bach Week at St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BX, 1.10pm.

7th July 2012, Trios for flute, viola and guitar with Benavente Trio at the Wadhurst Festival, Sussex, UK.

18th May 2012, Benavente perform 19th Century operatic pot-pourris for flute and guitar, The Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton, UK, 1pm.

5th May 2012, Bach, Handel and Geminiani with Lecosaldi Ensemble, St Michael's Church, Shute, Axminster, Devon, 7.30pm.

4th May 2012, Recital with Lecosaldi Ensemble, Pottelake, Axminster, Devon, UK, 7.30pm.

5th and 6th April 2012, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Berg Kerk, Deventer, The Netherlands.

18th March 2012, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Brielle, The Netherlands.

25 February 2012, Recital with Lecosaldi Ensemble, St Peter's Church, Dalwood, Axminster, Devon, UK, 7pm.

24th February 2012, Recital with Lecosaldi Ensemble, Shute, Axminster, Devon, UK.

17th December 2011, J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio with The Northern Consort, Den Bosch, The Netherlands, 2015h.

10th December 2011, J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio and B minor Mass (principal flute), The church of St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, Holborn, London, 7pm.

3rd December 2011,J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio with The Musical and Amicable Society, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.2015h.

19th November 2011, Catch As Catch Can, The Church of S. Antonio dei Portoghese, Rome, 1900h.

13th November 2011, Baroque recital with The Lecosaldi Ensemble, St. Michael's Church, Shute, Devon, EX13 7QR at 1600h.

10th December 2011, J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio and B minor Mass (principal flute), The church of St Sepulchre-without-Newgate, Holborn, London, 7pm.

5th November 2011, Catch As Catch Can, St Leonard's Church, Seaford, East Sussex , BN25 1HH at 1300h

1st November 2011,Catch As Catch Can, Chichester Cathedral, 1310h

26th September 2011,Benavente perform at the 2011 Hurst Festival

9th September 2011, J.S. Bach Magnificat with TheSweelinck Ensemble, St Luke's Church, Grayshott, Surrey, GU26 6LF, 1930h

4th September 2011, Triptych recital for Pro-Musica Bislich at The Catholic Church of St John, Bislich, Germany, 1700h

7th - 14th August 2011, Tutoring at Oxford Baroque Week, Headington School, Oxford

26th July 2011, Lunchtime recital with The Lecosaldi Ensemble, The Lutheran Church of St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BX, 1310h

2nd July 2011, The Musical and Amicable Society, Coventry Methodist Central Hall, Warwick Lane, Coventry, CV1 2HA, 1930h

22nd May 2011,Benavente perform 19th Century works for flute, viola and guitar as a part of the Brighton Fringe Festival, The Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton, 1600h

9th May 2011,Benavente lecture-recital at the Institute of Music Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, 1400-1700h

21st and 22nd April 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion withConcerto d'Amsterdam, Deventer, The Netherlands

16th April 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion withOrchestre Le Chardon, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

14th April 2011, J. Haydn Seven Last Words of our Saviour on the Cross with The Musicall Compass, St James' Church, Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL, 2000h

12th April 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Netherlands

9th April 2011, G.P. Telemann St Luke Passion with Accademia Amsterdam, Cunerakerk, Kerkplein 1, 3911 LE, Rhenen, The Netherlands, 2015h

8th April 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Strijen, The Netherlands

3rd April 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Breille, The Netherlands

25th and 26th March 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Marekerk, Lange Mare 48, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1930h

20th March 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, BAVO Heemstede, Herenweg 88, Heemstede, The Netherlands, 1400h

19th March 2011, J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Lichtfabriek Haarlem, Minckelersweg 2, Haarlem, The Netherlands, 1930h

17th December 2010, J.S. Bach Christmas Oratorio with Concerto d'Amsterdam, Zaltbommel, The Netherlands

29th November 2010,Catch As Catch Can, Renaissance flute and harp recital with Leah Stuttard at the Church of St Anne and St Agnes, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BX, 1310h

14th November 2010, Catch As Catch Can, All Saints Centre (Small Hall), Friars Walk, Lewes, BN7  2LE, 1100h

13th November 2010, Catch As Catch Can, St Laurence Church, East St, Falmer, East Sussex, BN1 9PB, 1730h

10th November 2010,Catch As Catch Can, St Nicholas Church, Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 3JN, 1230h

9th November 2010, Catch As Catch Can, Chapel Royal, 164 North Street, Brighton, 1310h

6th October 2010, Catch As Catch Can, Renaissanceflute and harp recital with Leah Stuttard, St Nicholas Church, Brighton, 1230h

25th September 2010, "From Consort to Soloist - The Transformation of the Traverso" - a presentation withinSSMN/RMA Study Day "Re-examining the transition from the Renaissance to the Baroque", University of Oxford, Faculty of Music St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB

7th - 14th August 2010 Guest tutor for Oxford Baroque Week

1st August 2010 Impromptu Recorder and Traverso Recital with Grace Barton, Birkenhead Priory, Wirral, 3pm

23rd July 2010Triptych perform The Italian Influence, the church of St Jacobus der Altere, Homberg, Germany at 2000h

20th July 2010Catch As Catch Can, St Bride's Church, Fleet St, London, 1315h

18th July 2010Catch As Catch Can, All Saints Centre (Small Hall), Friars Walk, Lewes, 1115h. (N.B. Numbers limited!) Tickets from Laporte's, Lewes, or call 07972-591-802

15th July 2010Catch As Catch Can,All Saints Church, Hove, 1300h