Poeticall Musicke

Through the hustle and bustle of a York party night out on Saturday into the sanctuary of St Helen's church in Stonegate, Poeticall Musicke's concert of elegant viola da gamba music took us to another time and place. Alex McCartney: theorbo and Jon Rees: viol played a beautiful set of pieces from the reign of the sun … Continue reading Poeticall Musicke

Poeticall Musicke

During a roller coaster of a day, Rich, Dexter and I had a wonderfully calming oasis couple of hours in York last night with a glass of wine and gorgeous music at Poeticall Musicke's concert of Bach sonatas and arias. We have previously seen them featuring theorbo, harp, cello and violin soloists. This time, comprising a … Continue reading Poeticall Musicke

Poeticall Musicke

Last time we went to church it was to see the maestro of the viola da gamba -  Jordi Savall - in Salisbury. Last night we were at church again to see Poeticall Musicke, and these guys were superb. York's All Saints Church was the perfect venue for Poeticall Musicke's programme of Royal French Music … Continue reading Poeticall Musicke