A busy summer, which keeps giving, although not without setbacks and decisions that I need to make over the coming year.
Further details about the Musicke in the Ayre programme Awake, My Lute on George Herbert have now firmed up:
The Salisbury concert on Sunday 4th June at 3pm, will now be followed by a slightly extended musical concert of the same programme on Friday 15th June at 7.30 at St. Anne’s Church, West Hill, Highgate.
The first concert in George Herbert’s own parish, will be performed at St. John’s Place in Bemerton with Sonia Woolley reading texts by and about George Herbert. The music will feature setting of Herbert’s own poems and work by his extended family and colleagues. This programme has been devised for the George Herbert at Bemerton Society, who are handling bookings. Tickets are free, but there will be a retiring collection. To book a seat, call +44 (0)1722 238301 or mob) +44 (0) 7815107009.
The second concert at St. Anne's is just by Hampstead Heath at the foot of West Hill. Tickets are available online for £11, £9 for seniors (£5 for under 16s) through www.ticketsource.co.uk , or on the door for £12, £10 for seniors (£6 for under 16s).
Tickets for Stroud Green Festival, on 24th June 3.30pm Scherzi Musicali by Monteverdi are now available through www.eventbrite.co.uk for £13 (£10) as event 19.
This is a lovely programme in North London, featuring duets with the lovely Emily Atkinson, and instrumental music violin flute and theorbo by Eleanor Harrison, Stephen Carpenter and William Summers.
I will also be appearing with the Turner Consort for ticket holders to Turner's House on 28th June, performing social and domestic music from the beginning of the 19th cent. with William Summers playing classical flute, and Taro Takeuchi playing HarpLute and English guitar. Further information to follow- I really should add a concert dates page...