Ceruleo: ‘Burying the Dead’

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Baroque at the Edge

Sat 5 Jan 2019 7.00pm - 8.50pm
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Niall Ashdown actor
Thomas Guthrie director
Emily Owen and Jenni Harper sopranos
Satoko Doi-Luck harpsichord
Kate Conway viola da gamba
Toby Carr theorbo

Tickets: £25 (£8 students £5 under-18s)

£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Tickets go on sale Friday 31 August at 10am.

Written specially for the London-based baroque ensemble Ceruleo, Clare Norburn’s latest concert-drama takes us back to 1695 and inside the fevered head of English music’s great genius Henry Purcell as he lies dying. Dream-like memories of the Plague, the Fire of London, family life and the vibrant Restoration stage merge seamlessly with his exquisite vocal and instrumental music.

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About Baroque at the Edge

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Imagine if Bach was a jazzman ...  Baroque at the Edge, the innovative no-rules festival returns for a second year to ask leading musicians from all backgrounds to take baroque music and see where it leads them. No programme notes, no lectures: all you need to know is how to listen.