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Event 04: Jakob Lindberg
Saturday 6 July 1:00pm
Adults £17.00 | Concessions £15.00 SOLD OUT
''Whose heavenly touch upon the lute doth ravish human sense'
Dowland's music for solo lute ranges from light, frivolous pieces such as Lady Hunsdon''s Puffe and Mrs.Winter''s Jump to sublime works of profound melancholy such as Lachrimae and Farewell. Jakob Lindberg presents an anthology of this extraordinarily varied repertoire, playing it on a rare surviving instrument from Dowland's lifetime – a lute by Sixtus Rauwolf, made in Augsburg around 1590.
"...there are certain musicians who maintain an almost inhuman track record of unblemished excellence in their field, one such is the Swedish lutenist Jakob Lindberg”. In Tune