To Shorten Winter's Sadness - music, words and song for Christmas and Winter

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Composers

Sidney Sussex College Chapel

Saturday, 22 Dec 2012, 7:30PM

Ticket info

Tickets £12 (£8 concessions) from 0844 8700 887 www.ticketsource.co.uk/passamezzo or at the door

Performers

Eleanor Cramer (Soprano, Bass Viol);
Jamie Akers (Lute, guitar);
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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Posted by Tamsin Lewis