Beverley Early Music Festival

Sunday 28 May 5.00pm – c.6.00pm
£20.00 (£18.00 concessions | £7.00 under 35)
Venue: St John’s Catholic Church

Mr Paston’s Pastymes

Edward Paston’s collection is one of the largest and most extraordinary set of musical part-books assembled by anyone from Elizabethan and early Jacobean times. A noble gentleman from Norfolk with close ties to the Monarchy, Mr Paston was a poet, an orator, and a translator, but perhaps most interestingly for our purposes, Paston was a lute player. His intabulations include compositions of Taverner, Lassus, Victoria, da Monte, Gombert, Victoria, Josquin, Palestrina, and a substantial collection of William Byrd. This collection, as impressive as it is surprising, makes a veritable “playlist” of music spanning the Renaissance–all ready to be played at home with friends

Ariel Abramovich est ici merveilleux de musicalité, d’instinct, de sonorité…” Classica, France

Anne-Kathryn Olsen seduced all the spectators: this American soprano is able to transport us directly to heaven in the blink of an eye.” Olyrix


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Event Date: 28/05/2023 5:00 pm

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