Nov
23
6:00 PM18:00

REMIX at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Benjamin Tassie electronics
Rhys’s Pieces drag queen
Ella Taylor vocals
Sam Brown renaissance lute

_REMIX presents a unique baroque drag experience, After Violence, which explores gender, masculinity and male violence from a uniquely queer perspective, celebrating diverse identities though radical, cross-genre performance. 


Music by John Dowland arr. Benjamin Tassie


tickets available at www.classicalremix.org/after-violence

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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.


programme tbc

ticketing tbc

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Feb
9
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

ticketing tbc

 

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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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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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