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Beverley Early Music Festival

The Cardinalls' Musicke

Beverley Minster

Elin Manahan Thomas
Beverley Early Music Festival 2016 - Brochure
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Beverley Early Music Festival 2016.pdf

The 2016 Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival runs from Friday 27 - Monday 30 May and is packed with some of the most beautiful music ever written: from Bryd to Beethoven. Opening with JS Bach's remarkable Brandenburg Concertos presented by Florilegium [Fri 27: St Mary's Church] and closing with Monteverdi's monumental Vespers in Beverley Minster, guests artists include soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny in a programme of Handel and Carissimi [Sat 28: Toll Gavel United Church], the Cardinalls' Musicke led by Andrew Carwood (also director of music at St Pauls' Cathedral) focusing on masterpieces written in honour of the Virgin Mary by Lassus, Byrd and Victoria [Sat 28: Beverley Minster] and the Fitzwilliam String Quartet in a thoughtful and expressive programme of Beethoven quartets [Sun 29: St James' Church, Warter].

Highlights include workshops for established recorder & flute players led by Ashley Solomon, for choral singers directed by Andrew Carwood, and workshops for school children across Beverley led by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

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