Sunday 28 April

‘A Lover and his Lass: Songs and Arias for a Spring Afternoon’

Janet Ormerod (mezzo soprano), Katherine Nicholas and Eva Rustige (sopranos), Joe Ward (piano)

Including songs from De Falla, Gurney, Mendelssohn and Schubert, arias from Mozart and Handel and piano pieces by Rachmaninov and Chopin.

Church of the Good Shepherd, Dyke Road, Brighton, 4pm. Tickets £10, under-15s £5. Proceeds in aid of the Lovey Foundation www.loveyfoundation.org

Brighton Festival Fringe

Friday 24 May - Brighton Unitarian Church 12.30-1.30pm, free entry (voluntary donations).

Thursday 30 May - Brighton Unitarian Church 6.30-7.30pm, free entry (voluntary donations).

Jean-Pierre Brzechwa (countertenor) and Joe Ward (piano) present an entertaining evening featuring beautiful songs and pieces by Chopin. Written at various times, from 1829 to 1847, Chopin’s songs brought to the European romantic song repertoire a tone it had lacked before.