FES­TI­VaL HIGH­LIGHTS

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - What's On - - MUSIC -

FRI­Day, JunE 21 7.30pm: The King’s Singers will per­form a pro­gramme of Re­nais­sance mu­sic by com­posers in­clud­ing Strig­gio, Croce and Palest­rina. Tick­ets from £12. 10pm: Aurora Per­cus­sion Duo - Delia Stevens and Le Yu will per­form orig­i­nal mu­sic by Abe, Kopet­zki and Re­ich, and tran­scrip­tions of mu­sic by Bach, Pi­az­zolla and Rim­sky-Kor­sakov. Tick­ets from £10. SaTuR­Day, JunE 22 7.30pm: En­sem­ble Merid­i­ana - The quin­tet will per­form a pro­gramme ti­tled French Flair: Ital­ian Furore, fea­tur­ing 18th cen­tury mu­sic by French and Ital­ian com­posers, in­clud­ing Vi­valdi. Tick­ets from £12. 10pm: La Morra will per­form bal­lads and madri­gals from 14th cen­tury Italy with ac­com­pa­ni­ment on harp­si­chord, lute and stringed in­stru­ments. Tick­ets from £10. Sun­Day, JunE 23 3pm: Orches­tra of the Age of En­light­en­ment - Wil­liam Christie will con­duct a pro­gramme of works by Han­del, in­clud­ing op­er­atic arias sung by Croa­t­ian mezzo-so­prano Re­nata Pokupic. Tick­ets from £15. FRI­Day, JunE 28 7.30pm: Fret­work: Con­cert of Vi­ols - A group of five play­ers will cel­e­brate the 450th an­niver­sary of the birth of John Dow­land, ac­com­pa­nied by lutenists El­iz­a­beth Kenny and tenor James Gilchrist. Tick­ets £12. 10pm: The So­ci­ety of Strange and An­cient In­stru­ments - A hurdy gurdy, ny­ck­el­harpa, oud, vielle and other un­usual in­stru­ments will be used to per­form dances, songs and mu­sic as­so­ci­ated with an­gels. Tick­ets from £10. SaTuR­Day, JunE 29 7.30pm: The Mag­dalena Con­sort - The choral group will per­form works by Bach, ac­com­pa­nied by the Baroque Orches­tra. Tick­ets from £12. 10pm: The Webb Fam­ily Trio - Vi­o­lin­ist Em­manuel Webb, 12, and his brother Gabriel, a nine-yearold cel­list, will be ac­com­pa­nied on the pi­ano by their fa­ther, Jonathan. In­cludes mu­sic by Haydn and Han­del. Tick­ets from £10. Sun­Day, JunE 30 3pm: Mon­teverdi Ves­pers 1610 - The Fes­ti­val Choir, and a line-up of spe­cial­ist early mu­sic singers and in­stru­men­tal­ists, end the fes­ti­val with Mon­teverdi’s Ves­perae Beatae Mariae Vir­gi­nis. Tick­ets from £15.

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