Chelys Consort

SATURDAY 20 MARCH 2021, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s & St George’s West

Chelys Consort of Viols with Helen Charlston – Ye Sacred Muses

Ibi Aziz, Jenny Bullock, Kate Conway, Alison Kinder and Sam Stadlen – viols; Helen Charlston – mezzo-soprano

A programme featuring pieces by masterful English composer William Byrd written in honour or memory of others. To include: With Lilies White (An elegy for Lady Magdalen Montague), Wretched Albinus (Upon the fall of the Earl of Essex), Ye Sacred Muses (An elegy for Thomas Tallis) and Fair Britain Isle (An elegy for Henry, Prince of Wales).

“Played with passion, precision and brilliance” – Early Music Review

“Wonderfully supple, propulsive and alive” – The Guardian

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