Concert Programmes

The Tavern Fiddler

A new programme presented in an informal style, including baroque violin music by Baltzar and Purcell with folk music from the U.K. and beyond, combining our love of music with that of visiting the taverns and inns of SouthWest England!

Go Nightly Cares: English Song from Dowland to Purcell

Lorna Anderson (soprano) and David Miller (lute) join us for this atmospheric programme of songs with lute, violin and continuo, with contemporary readings

John Dowland: songs from 'A Pilgrim's Solace' with violin, lute and  continuo

John Jenkins: Little Suite for treble, bass and continuo

William Lawes: 3 songs for soprano and continuo

Daniel Purcell: Amyntas (cantata for soprano, violin and continuo)

Henry Purcell: Music from 'The Fairy Queen' for soprano, violin and continuo

An Entertainment for the Vauxhall Gardens

Wessex Baroque and Lorna Anderson present songs and instrumental music by Handel, Boyce and Arne, interspersed with contemporary readings by Charles Burney

Music and Poetry of the South West

Take a journey from the early 17th to late 18th centuries in music by William Childs and Thomas Linley and poetry by Mary Chudleigh and William Browne