Jan
19
1:00 PM13:00

St Alfege, Greenwich

Penelope Appleyard soprano
Angela Hicks soprano
Sam Brown renaissance lute

throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I was at the epicenter of English cultural life, and much of the most stunning music of her time was influenced by, and concerns, her and her court. Fair Oriana present a lute-song recital in Thomas Tallis’ church, that tells the story of her rich musical legacy

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Feb
9
1:00 PM13:00

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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Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Wigmore Hall

Dame Emma Kirkby - 70th Birthday Concert

Emma Kirkby soprano
Miriam Allen soprano
Steven Devine harpsichord
Jakob Lindberg lute
members of Dowland Works
Fieri Consort
Chelys Consort

Dame Emma performs alongside long-term musical associates as well as a younger generation of artists she believes will play an important role in the future of early music

tickets available at
https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/dame-emma-kirkby-201902281900

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Mar
23
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

tickets available at https://www.winchelsea-arts.org.uk/

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Mar
26
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

tickets available at https://handelhendrix.org/

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May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Holburne Museum

Emma Kirkby soprano
Sam Brown renaissance lute
Nathaniel Mander fortepiano

Sam Brown and Nathaniel Mander are joined by special guest Emma Kirkby for the Holburne Museum’s annual Frank Brown recital

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Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

Worcester Early Music Festival

Hannah Ely, Emma Kirkby soprano
Clemmie Franks alto
Daniel Thomson tenor
Laurence Williams bass
Sam Brown renaissance lute
Peter McCarthy viol da gamba

Dowland Works present a recital of Elizabethan lute song

music by John Dowland, John Danyel, Giovanni Coperario, Tobias Hume, Angelo Notari

tickets available from https://www.earlymusicworcs.org/

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Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

St Martins, Barcheston

Sam Brown renaissance lute
Nathaniel Mander virginals

the most popular instruments of Elizabethan England, the lute and virginals are rarely heard together. Sam Brown and Nathaniel Mander perform music from the finest composers of the English golden age

music by John Dowland, Thomas Tomkins, John Danyel, Giles Farnaby, William Byrd, et al

tickets available from David Hodges
tel: 01608 664310
email: david@famington.co.uk

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Nov
10
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

tickets available at www.thenorthwall.com

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