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Opera Rara Festival performance

I look forward to perform John Blow’s Venus and Adonis and excerpts from Henry Purcell’s Fairy Queen with the fantastic Dunedin Consort directed by John Butt. The concert will take place on the 13th of February as part of Krakow’s Opera Rara Festival, and will be broadcast live on the Polish Radio. To find out more, please follow the links below:

http://operarara.pl/programme/8

https://www.worldconcerthall.com/en/schedule/purcell

 

Perth and Newcastle performances

Two lovely recitals coming up with the fantastic Jan Waterfield in Perth and Newcastle on the 6th and  23rd of November. In Perth Bach and Dieupart will be on our programme, and in Newcastle we will explore the art of diminutions. To find out further details about the performances, please follow the links below:

https://www.horsecross.co.uk/whats-on/lunchtime-concert-music-recorder-and-harpsichord

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/events/noticeboard/item/janwaterfieldlc.html

 

 

Raynham Hall performance

A beautiful programme of Purcell songs and Blow’s Ode on the death of Purcell coming up in the magnificent Raynham Hall on the 23rd of September! I very much look forward to perform with Michael and Alexander Chance again.

 

Monteverdi: Vespers CD release

Although only a minor contribution on my part, I really enjoyed being involved in this wonderful project. To purchase Dunedin Consort’s Monteverdi: Vespers 1610 recording please follow the link below:

http://www.linnrecords.com/recording-vespers-1610.aspx

CD recording first edit

The first edit of our recent recording with viol player Jonathan Rees and lutenist Alex McCartney just arrived. Sounds like it is shaping up into a really exciting CD! Stay tuned!

The English Suites of Charles Dieupart and Johann Sebastian Bach

I look forward to present an exciting new recital programme exploring the links between Dieupart’s and Bach’s ‘English Suites’ with the fantastic John Butt on harpsichord. Come along if you want to experience some rarely heard French music and well-known pieces in a fresh light. To find out more, please follow the link:

http://www.gla.ac.uk/events/musicintheuniversity/concertbrochures/current/

CD recording

From the 1st to the 3rd of November I will be working on a new recording of French repertoire with viol player Jonathan Rees and lutenist Alex McCartney. This will be released on the label Veterum Musica in the second half 2017. Stay tuned!

Conference of the Hungarian Musicological Society

Glad to return for my second lecture as part of the Hungarian Musicological Society’s 13th annual conference. I will present my paper Artifizio Senz’Arte: Towards a musical interpretation of an early-modern sociological ideal on the 14 th of October. Please follow the link to find out more about the detailed programme of the conference:

http://mzzt.hu/pdfs/Tallian%2070_Programf%C3%BCzet.pdf

Extrasensory: Music

On the 11th of September I will perform along with Jan Waterfield as part of the first Extrasensory: Music Festival in Glasgow. Our programme Reduction and Deconstrucion will be accompanied by divine treats prepared by ‘Rum, Egg and Muck’. To find out more about this, and further events of the festival, please follow the link:

http://www.extrasensorymusic.com/welcome/sunday-11th-september/