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The Georgian Concert Society

February 2020

The Georgian Concert Society

February 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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The Counterpoints – Il musicista itinerante Thomas Triesschijn – recorder; Matthea de Muynck – violin; Petr Hamouz – cello; Aljosja Mietus – harpsichord In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, musicians travelled between Italy and Great Britain and influences crossed between them. This ensemble from the Netherlands explores the connections, with music from Matteis, Corelli, Vivaldi and Geminiani to Purcell, Handel, MacGibbon and Oswald. "Few new ensembles create a buzz like ensemble 'The Counterpoints'" – De Telegraaf For more…

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March 2020

The Georgian Concert Society

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew’s and St George’s West, 13 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PA United Kingdom
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The Marian Consort – Singing in Secret Rory McCleery – director; Charlotte Ashley, Lucinda Cox – sopranos; Helen Charlston, Hannah Cooke – altos; Edward Ross, Benjamin Durrant – tenors; Michael Craddock, Edmund Saddington – basses A devout Catholic, William Byrd provided a comprehensive compendium of music for the Catholic mass, which in the early seventeenth century was still being conducted in clandestine services held in the private houses of the Catholic nobility here interspersed with music by Thomas Tallis, Robert…

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