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Palisander & Minster Minstrels
Palisander & Minster Minstrels
  • Double, Double Toil & Trouble
  • Saturday 21 March 3.30pm
    Palisander and Minster Minstrels
    £7.50 (concessions £5.50)

    Early Music Day Special Offer: Book tickets for Steven Devine (1.00pm), Palisander (3.30pm) and The Brabant Ensemble (6.00pm) in the same transaction for just £30.00, including refeshments.

    Double, Double Toil & Trouble

    The intrinsic links between magic and music have been recognised for thousands of years. In this programme, Palisander explore this relationship through music inspired by humanity’s fascination with the mystical; pieces reflecting the Renaissance concept of the Three Magics; songs used to share news of witch trials; music sent to composers by super natural beings, through their dreams; and music composed for the group using magical calculations from the 17th Century. Featured composers include Hildegard von Bingen, J. S. Bach, Dowland and Tartini.

    Ambassadors of their instrument, as well as showcasing the full recorder family from 6 inches to 6 feet in size, Palisander will join forces with the next generation of early musicians: collaborating with the NCEM’s instrumental youth group the Minster Minstrels on select pieces in this programme.

    Palisander’s unique brand of story-telling, incorporating poetry, movement and dance alongside formal consort playing, ensures an entertaining show for all the family!

    We make every effort to help with your access needs if you require a wheelchair space or have other specific requirements please let us know in advance of your visit. Click here for full details on NCEM access.

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