York Early Music Festival

The Council of Constance

EVENT 13

TUESDAY 10 JULY
7.30pm – c.9.15pm
Venue St Lawrence Church, Lawrence Street, off Hull Road
Tickets Unreserved seating: £30.00 (concessions £28.00 | under 35s £5.00)

LES HAULZ ET LES BAS

Andrea Piccioni tamburello,tammorra                                                     
Nathaniel Wood, David Yacus busines, slide trumpets,                                   
Gesine Bänfer, Ian Harrison shawms, bagpipes
Nora Thiele percussion

THE COUNCIL OF CONSTANCE

A musical summit meeting The Council of Constance was probably the most important world event of the early 15th century, when sacred and secular authorities met to resolve the problem of having three rival popes. Kings, cardinals, nobles and bishops descended on the south-west German city, bringing their courts, chapels and musicians with them, including medieval ‘loud bands’ of reeds, brass and percussion. This concert presents music by some of the international group of composers who met there, including Du Fay, Wolkenstein and Antonio Zachara de Teramo.

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When & Where

St Lawrence Church
Enough tickets
Tue, Jul 10
19:30

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