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Event 02: Leah Stuttard

Beverley Guildhall
Thursday 23 May 1:00pm

Adults £12.00 | Concessions £10.00  SOLD OUT 


The Wool Merchant and The Harp

Harpist Leah Stuttard tells the intriguing story of George Cely, a late fifteenth century Merchant of the Staple – an English Wool Merchant – whose remarkable
notebooks tell of his harp lessons designed to hone his social skills to better show off his merits by engaging in artistic pursuits like dancing, singing and playing a
musical instrument – a sure fire way to impress the ladies (or the men)!

Leah's illustrated lecture recital tells of the gorgeous songs, full of yearning and beauty that he learnt, alongside the lively dance tunes he played for the
discerning gentry.

"(Leah Stuttard) dazzling fingerwork” Early Music Today
 


This Enderis Day

O Rosa Bella

For more information visit www.leahstuttard.co.uk