BREMF 415 Baroque Workshop Orchestra

Concerto in your Kitchen!

Or wherever your best signal happens to be… Calling all enthusiastic baroque instrumentalists, wherever in the world you are, to come and join an exciting new series of Zoom workshops which will be run by baroque violinist Julia Bishop on the following dates:
16 November 2020 – Fasch suite FaWV K:d6
30 November 2020 – Vivaldi La tempesta di mare concerto RV570 for flute, oboe, bassoon and strings
14 December 2020 – Lully Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme LWV43
21 December 2020 – Charpentier Messe de Minuit pour Noel
4 January 2021 – Corelli concerto grosso to be decided
18 January 2021 – Telemann concerto for 2 flutes and 2 oboes 54b2

20:00 – 21:00 GMT
Fee £10 per session

Julia will be choosing movements from the repertoire above and we will have an opportunity to work on repertoire from  this glorious  musical era, with exercises and phrases to try. It’s also a lovely way to say hello and keep in touch with other enthusiasts to discuss what we love most!

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We will then send you a zoom invitation and links to the music files.

PLEASE NOTE that this workshop will be pitched at A=415 so only suitable for those with appropriate wind instruments, or strings tuned down to this pitch.

Hope to see you!
Warmest wishes,
Julia Bishop

Julia Bishop - Director

Affiliated to BREMF, our new baroque workshop orchestra (Bremf 415) is led by Julia Bishop, known to BREMF audiences through her performances in Red Priest.
BREMF415 is taking place online on Zoom until further notice

  • Instruments at A=415 Hz pitch.
  • In normal times, rehearsals take place on Mondays once a month, 7pm to 9.30pm with a short break.
  • Located at The Church of the Holy Cross, 2 Downsview, Woodingdean, BN2 6BD.
  • There is car parking at the church and it is easily accessible by bus.
  • Fees per session £15 to be paid by cash or cheque on the day (£20 if fewer than 10 people).
  • Casual cancellations payable if less than 48 hours’ notice given.
  • Music provided by Julia.
  • Please bring a music stand and a flask of something hot to drink if you would like.

Provisional live dates for 2021

*11 January
*8 February
*8 March
*12 April
*10 May
*14 June
*12 July
*13 September
*11 October
*8 November
*13 December

Interested? Please contact me at and say what instrument(s) you will bring.

Jan Van Bijlert