BRISTOL EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Saturday May 4th, 2019
Evening concert
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Saturday 7.30pm: A Musical Tour of Europe,
which starts in 16th-century Spain with Rosafresca, travels to 17th-century Germany and England with the Bristowe Consort, and visits France and returns to England with Musica Mundi.

Rosafresca, an ensemble of recorder, lute and renaissance viol, will play sets of variations on 16th century Spanish ballads and on ground basses such as la romanesca, las folias and las vacas, by composers such as Diego Ortiz and Enriquez de Valderrabano.

Bristowe Consort of recorders will play fantasias and dance music by Orlando Gibbons, William Byrd, Samuel Scheidt, Henry Purcell, and others

Musica Mundi will perform 17th-century English songs for voice and continuo by Henry Purcell, William Croft and others, and French harpsichord music by Louis Couperin.

 

Seating is unreserved, tickets are £10, students: £5.

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photo of Rosafresca
Rosafresca
photo of the Bristowe Consort
Bristowe Consort
photo of Musica Mundi
Musica Mundi