Church cel­e­brates early mu­sic

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - What’s On -

A fes­ti­val cel­e­brat­ing early mu­sic will take place at the Pil­grim Church in Boughton Aluph from Friday, June 17, un­til Sun­day, June 26.

This year’s high­lights will in­clude the re­turn of The Six­teen, directed by Harry Christo­phers CBE, as part of their an­nual cho­ral pil­grim­ages to cathe­drals and churches around the coun­try.

The open­ing week­end will see top per­for­mances from cel­e­brated vo­cal en­sem­ble Stile An­tico and the first ap­pear­ance from rel­a­tively new en­sem­ble The Mar­ian Con­sort.

There will be a to­tal of 10 con­certs over the two weeks, in­clud­ing per­for­mances by Flo­ri­legium, The King’s Con­sort and Da Cam­era.

Fes­ti­val di­rec­tor Mark Deller said: “Vo­cal mu­sic again features strongly in this year’s fes­ti­val pro­gramme. It will be a feast in­deed and one not to miss.”

To buy tick­ets or for in­for­ma­tion, call the fes­ti­val box of­fice on 05603 434123 or via www.stour­mu­

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