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Stephen Hose concert
Overview
The Programme
COVID-19 Precautions

Join us on Tuesday 22nd June for a free lunchtime concert featuring Stephen Hose, as part of the Highgate Festival 2021.

Stephen trained at the Royal Academy of Music where he held a Vaughan Williams scholarship, and has worked extensively as a Musical Director, conductor and pianist in London and regional theatre.  He has played at most of the London concert halls and has performed in France and Germany.  He is currently Pianist in Residence at Lauderdale House, Highgate.

Projects abroad have ranged from the English Theater of Frankfurt to The Lost Colony at the 2,000 seat outdoor theatre on Roanoke Island, USA.  TV work has included being the pianist on Channel 4 ‘s Titanic, The Mission,  accompanist for The Choir, and 5 years as Musical Associate/Director for TV productions of Christmas Glory.  He was Chorus Master for Jessye Norman’s Ellington’s Sacred Songs at the Barbican Theatre and Epidavros, Greece. 

His work as Music Director for OperaUK has included Barber of Seville, Cosi fan Tutte, La Traviata, the Merry Widow, Olé and El Amore Brujo.  For Merry Opera work includes La Traviata, The Magic Flute, Kiss Me, Figaro!, The Barber of Seville and La Belle Hélène (aka Troy Boy).  He has also conducted over 50 performances of their unique staged Messiah. 

The Programme

Beethoven                         Sonata in C# Minor Op. 27 No.2

                                            (Moonlight Sonata)

Manuel de Falla                 Nocturno

                                           Serenata for solo piano (1901)

                                           First Spanish Dance from La vida Breve

Mendelssohn                    Andante and Rondo Capriccioso

COVID-19 Precautions

We want to make sure you and everyone else around you is safe so we will allocate you specific seats according to the size of your booking.

Every audience member will:

  • have their temperature checked on arrival. Anyone with a high temperature will not be admitted along with anyone in their household or 'bubble'.
  • asked to sanitise their hands.

Please help us to help you by following these instructions:

  • If you are displaying any of the symptoms of Covid-19 do not come to the show - please stay home in line with Government Guidelines. Check for Covid-19 symptoms HERE..
  • Wherever possible please stay 2 metres from people outside your ‘bubble’ or household.
  • Please wear a face covering for use when you are not drinking or eating.  
  • Please co-operate with the stewards and volunteers when they show you to your seating area.
  • The toilets will be available and are regularly cleaned but please follow the instructions in relation to keeping a distance when/if queuing and follow good hygiene and hand washing regimes. Soap and disinfectant sprays are available for your use. 
  • Please arrive in good time. The box office will open at 1pm
  • Getting everyone settled will take longer than usual so please be patient – we promise not to start till everyone is in and comfortable.
  • The windows will be open to ensure good ventilation - please dress accordingly.