Sat 04May2024

Courts and canals - Songs to the lute from London & Venice

St Mary the Virgin, Bathwick, Bath BA2 4EB

3.00pm - 4.00pm

£10 at the door, £9 in advance from

Organiser: Din Ghani /

Join mezzo Alice Simmons joins Din Ghani and his lutes in exploring a time when musical culture across Europe was transitioning from the Renaissance to the Baroque. Looking from two opposite ends of the continent, they offer songs by John Dowland, Robert Johnson and Henry Purcell from London, while from Venice they’ll look at works by Claudio Monteverdi, Francesco Cavalli and Barbara Strozzi. Refreshments available before and after the concert.

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