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London Worldwide Pageant of Early Music


London International Festival of Early Music (Photo Anna McCarthy)
London Worldwide Pageant of Early Music (Picture Anna McCarthy)

The London Worldwide Pageant of Early Music returns to Blackheath for 4 days of live shows, occasions and exhibition at Blackheath Halls and different venues within the space from 9 to 12 November 2022. The exhibition at Blackheath Halls (operating from 10 to 12 November) consists of outlets, music publishers, recording corporations, societies and instrument makers, and there are common talks and workshops, together with Performers Platforms.

Alongside this runs a live performance programme that begins with a world premiere, commissioned from Nitin Sawhney for the Brook Avenue Band. Different highlights embody the UK debut of Spain’s Taracea, recognized for combining early music with modern sounds, the return of Solomon’s Knot in a programme of motets by JS Bach and his cousin Johann Christoph, the Renaissance collective Piva mixing Renaissance music from Italy and England with the primary public efficiency of Toby Younger‘s fanfare On the Faire, and a recital from Switzerland’s Charlotte Schneider, winner of the 2021 SRP/Moeck Solo Recorder Competitors.

Three finalists, Ensemble Pampinea, La Rondinella and the Tufnell Trio will compete within the third biennial Early Music Younger Ensemble Competitors. Performers’ Platforms present teams of younger gamers the chance to showcase their abilities, this 12 months that includes gamers from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Chetham’s Faculty of Music, Royal Academy of Music and the Purcell Faculty.

Full particulars from the pageant web site.

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