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When Orpheus Sang

Early Music in Hexham Concert Series presents

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Hexham Abbey

- from Monteverdi to Purcell

Saturday 26th February 2022, 5.30pm

Ticket Price: £15  Please note seating is unreserved.

in The Great Hall, Priory Buildings, Hexham Abbey

A number of free tickets for under 21's in full time education are available (please enquire at the Box Office)

Music from the early Italian baroque and its links with that of Henry Purcell 

Hugo Hymas - tenor 
Sergio Bucheli - lute and theorbo 
Jacob Garside - viola da gamba 
John Green - harpsichord 

Comprising vocal and instrumental works by Monteverdi, Caccini, Purcell, Blow, Simpson and others, the concert will include Purcell’s magnificent and rarely heard lament upon the death of Queen Mary, ‘The Queen’s Epicedium.’ 

Seating for this concert will not be socially distanced. Face coverings are optional.
Running time: 1 hour 15 minutes (no interval) approximately

The Early Music in Hexham Concert Series brings musicians from around the country together to perform at Hexham Abbey, which boasts some of the best acoustics settings in the region. John Green, former Director of Music at the Abbey, curates the concerts - which showcase different performers, composers and themes within the fascinating world of early music.

 

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