Seven teares figured in seven passionate pavans. 2013 is the 450th anniversary of Dowland’s birth and to celebrate, we are performing his entire Lachrimae with lutenist Elizabeth Kenny.
Orlando Gibbons’ vocal and instrumental music and Nico’s gorgeous new work My Days for 4 voices and 5 viols, a ritualised memory piece written to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Gibbons’ madrigals and motets.
Golden age English consort music at its finest: Lawes, Coprario, Jenkins, Ward, Ferrabosco, Monteverdi and other shining stars of the 17th century.
New music for viol consort, or for viol consort and solo voice. Orlando Gough, Tan Dun, Sally Beamish, Barry Guy and others.
Songs with lute and solo voice, and selections from the consort repertoire.
A programmatic piece by Orlando Gough that musically describes Frances Drake’s circumnavigation of the Globe, interweaving Elizabethan and contemporary music.