ONLINE EVENT: The Clerkenwell Ballad Walk | Baroque at the Edge


Baroque at the Edge

Thu 7 Jan 2021 4.00pm - 5.00pm

Vivien Ellis folksinger
Dafydd Wyn Phillips historian

Filmed Event

Tickets: £5


Explore the streets and open spaces surrounding our Old Street venue, LSO St Luke’s, in a virtual tour lent musical colour by some of the popular ballads of years gone by. While Dafydd paints a picture of the local history and characters of this part of London, Vivien sings ‘broadside ballads’ specially selected to reflect the history of Clerkenwell, and invites viewers to sing along!

About Baroque at the Edge

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Imagine if Vivaldi was a folk-fiddler, Purcell a protest-singer, or Bach a techno-geek ...  Baroque at the Edge invites leading musicians from all genres to take the music of the Baroque and see where it leads them.

No rules, no boundaries – just Baroque music set loose.

What's on? See the full programme.