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Upcoming events

13th April 2024
Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd, Birmingham

Renaissance in Europe

In this lunchtime concert, the English Wind Consort will explore the musical and cultural exchanges between four important cultural centres in renaissance Europe – England, Spain, Germany and Italy, interspersing sacred and secular music, played on a fascinating and kaleidoscopic range of wind instruments from the period.

This concert is part of the RBC Spring Recorder Festival.

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Past events

22nd December 2023
Church of Our Lady and St Alphege,
Oldfield Lane, Bath, BA2 3NR

In Dulci Jubilo

The English Wind Consort present a Christmas themed programme of music for the season of Advent and Christmas.

With music by well known and the more obscure composers of the 16th and 17th Century, this Candlelit concert will transport you back to continental Europe some 400 years ago. You may even find the opportunity for some audience participation!

Concert to include music by Praetorius, Schutz, Gabrieli, Palestrina and many more.

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15th December 2023
All Saints Church, Uplands, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1TU

In Dulci Jubilo

The English Wind Consort present a Christmas themed programme of music for the season of Advent and Christmas.

With music by well known and the more obscure composers of the 16th and 17th Century, this Candlelit concert will transport you back to continental Europe some 400 years ago. You may even find the opportunity for some audience participation!

Concert to include music by Praetorius, Schutz, Gabrieli, Palestrina and many more.

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22nd July 2023
All Saints Church, Uplands, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1UB

Renaissance in Europe

The exciting early music ensemble 'English Wind Consort' present a programme that spans half of Europe over 3 centuries. Each half explores a pair of historically linked countries and features a variety of musical styles, all performed on historic Renaissance wind instruments. 

 

Part the first:

England and Spain - Featuring music by King Henry VIII, Victoria, Weelkes, Cabezon and more.

Part the second:

Italy and Germany - Featuring music by Guami, Hassler, Massaino, Praetorius and more.

Some of the music being performed has not been heard since composition in the 16th and 17th century and will be being premiered on the night. 

Refreshments will be provided in the interval and there will be a retiring collection towards the church and the future endeavours of the consort.

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