7:30 PM19:30

The North Wall

Emma Kirkby & Emily Owen soprano
Clemmie Franks alto
Michael Solomon Williams tenor
Gareth Thomas bass
Sam Brown lute

the consummate lutenist John Dowland was also a brilliant songwriter and had a mighty influence on his contemporaries. In this programme, Dowland Works celebrate a selection of his works alongside that of John Danyel from his book, Songs to the Lute, Viol and Voice 

music by John Dowland and John Danyel

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1:00 PM13:00

the Lute Society

Matthew Spring cittern, director
Sam Brown renaissance lute
Bath Spa university consort  

a recital of newly reconstructed works by Philip Rossitter. Sam will be coaching students from Bath Spa in a series of workshops leading up to this presentation

performance for the Lute Society of Great Britain

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7:30 PM19:30

Winchelsea Arts

Emma Kirkby & Hannah Ely soprano
Catharine Carter alto
Daniel Thomson tenor
Laurence Williams bass
Sam Brown & Toby Carr renaissance lute
Peter McCarthy viola da gamba

Dowland Works present a recital of two English composers, along with exponents of the new Italian style which swept through the musical scene around 1600. We feature the magical “four part ayre” arrangements, “ so made that all the parts or either of them severally may be sung”

music by Dowland, Danyel, Coprario and Notari

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6:00 PM18:00

Handel House

Sam Brown renaissance lute
Nathaniel Mander harpsichord, spinet

a recital exploring the common ground between Handel and his predecessors, via that lynchpin of musical form, the Ground bass.

music by Sweelinck, Danyel, Byrd, Tomkins, Purcell, Blow, and Handel

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