Please find below proposals of some of our more popular programmes.
The Queen's Speech
The Life & Times of Queen Elizabeth I revealed through the Sonnets of William Shakespeare, featuring Elizabeth’s Tilbury Speech, with songs & instrumental dances by Byrd, Dowland, Gibbons, Ortiz, and Philips.
Isobel Collyer—reader & soprano; Layil Barr—bass viol & recorders; Kah-Ming Ng—virginals
Singing in Secret
Choral Music by Recusant Composers from the Golden Ages of Elizabeth I of England & Philip II of Spain.
William Byrd’s Mass in Four Parts, Marian Hymns & Antiphons; Guerrero’s Villannescas Espirituales;
Also keyboard & vocal music by Bull, Cabezon & Tallis
Chamber music for the ducal and royal courts of Europe: CPE Bach, JS Bach, Fasch, Heinichen & Vivaldi
Vivaldi’s Musical Heritage: An elegant display of string virtuosity with music (for two violins and continuo) by Buonamente, Castello, Corelli, Marini, Storace, Frescobaldi, Rossi, Pasquini, featuring Vivaldi’s variations on ‘La Folia’