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To Shorten Winter's Sadness - Music, Words and Song for Christmas and Winter on Sun 30th December 2012
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.
Includes music by Byrd, Gibbons, Weelkes, Hume, Peerson and East and readings from Shakespeare, Herrick and Evelyn.
Performed by Passamezzo www.passamezzo.co.uk
Eleanor Cramer (Soprano, Bass Viol); Jamie Akers (Lute, guitar); Alison Kinder (Viols, Recorders); Tamsin Lewis (Violin, Viols, Alto); Michael Palmer (Actor, Baritone)
Tickets £12 (£8 concessions) from 0844 8700 887 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/passamezzo or at the door
Music Genres: Classical, Folk
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