Sat 07Oct2023

Songs from turbulent times

St Mary the Virgin, Bathwick, Bath BA2 4EB

3.00pm - 4.00pm

£10 on the door, £9 from

Organiser: Din Ghani /

A concert of Spanish and English songs that form a backdrop to the tumultuous Anglo-Spanish relationship during the 16/17th centuries. Spanning the period from when Henry VIII broke with Rome through to the restoration of the British monarchy, the programme covers a wide range of styles, from early villancicos to Elizabethan lute ayres, as well as stage songs from zarzuelas and Purcellian semi-operas. Soprano Carmel Edwards will be accompanied by Din Ghani on lute, vihuela and baroque guitar.

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