Naomi Atherton played beautifully on her French horn. She commented on each piece, demonstrating a remarkable echo effect by playing close to the piano and pointing the bell of her horn directly at the raised piano lid. That created an eerie effect to match the piece, Lamente d'Orfeo, by Volker David Kircher. In the Dukas … Continue reading In:spire concert on Friday, 30 November
7pm for 7.30pm in aid of Cavendish CancerCare
Naomi Atherton will play the French Horn with Annabelle Lawson accompanying her on the piano in this programme at 7pm on Friday 30 November: Franz Strauss Introduction, Theme and Variations, op.13Volker David Kirchner Lamento d’OrfeoLuigi Cherubini Sonata no.2Enrique Granados Quejas o la maja y el ruisenor (Goyescas Suite)Richard Strauss Andante op.postPaul Dukas Villanelle See Naomi's … Continue reading In:spire’s first concert programme is now available
See our new flyer: There will be a second series of In:Spire concerts at St Andrew's, curated by Annabelle Lawson 30th November, 2018 - Naomi Atherton (French horn) & Annabelle Lawson (Piano) 18th January, 2019 - Zivorad Nikolic (classical accordion) 15th February, 2019 - Lawson Trio (piano, violin, cello) 22nd March, 2019 – Tom McKinney (guitar) 26th April, 2019 – Sheffield Young Singers 7th June, … Continue reading Another series of early evening concerts
via Music in the Round came to St Andrew's A wonderful concert today of two rare pieces from the chamber music repertoire. These were Kodaly's Serenade and Dvorak's Terzetto, both for that very unusual combination of two violins and a viola. Ben, Claudia and Ruth, from Ensemble 360 gave a delightful performance in this, for … Continue reading Music in the Round is coming to St Andrew’s
Paul Blomfield MP will hold a Cafe Drop In at St Andrew's Hall on Friday 28 September from 2-3pm, as part of The Big Conversation that he holds across Sheffield. Access to the hall is on the right alongside the church.
A new Yoga class started in the church hall yesterday.
Our choir started again on Tuesday, 11 September. It meets in the church from 10am until 12midday. We practised The Skye Boat Song and Shenandoah, new pieces for us. We celebrated the 90th birthday of one of our members, still singing!
Yesterday, 9 September, we had a stirring service presided over by Mrs Helen Walton of the Leprosy Mission (https://www.leprosymission.org.uk/). She spoke of her recent visit to Niger, and emphasised the plight of one typical family. The grandmother, Habsou, had leprosy, was blind and had clawed hands. Her daughter, Mariama, who was spared leprosy by being … Continue reading Leprosy Mission