To Shorten Winter's Sadness

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Boxgrove Priory

Thursday, 30 Dec 2010, 7:30PM

Ticket info

Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) from 07980 516054

Performers

Eleanor Cramer (Soprano, Bass Viol);
Chris Goodwin (Lute, Gittern, Bass);
Alison Kinder (Viols, Recorders);
Tamsin Lewis (Violin, Viols, Alto);
Michael Palmer (Actor, Baritone)

Programme

Includes music by Byrd, Gibbons, Weelkes, Hume, Peerson and East and readings from Shakespeare, Stow, Herrick and Evelyn.

About

16th and 17th Century music, words and song for Christmas and Winter'

The programme consists of ballads, lutesongs, carols, consort music, madrigals and readings and follows the religious calendar from Advent to the beginning of Lent. It also describes many of the festive customs of the time, with feasts and revels through the cold of winter, and fairs upon the frozen river.

Performed in Elizabethan costume
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Address

Boxgrove
Near Chichester
PO18 0ED

Posted by Tamsin Lewis