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of early music.”

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1995 Festival

Operatic Centerpiece

King Arthur

Music by Henry Purcell (1659–1695)

Libretto by John Dryden (1631–1700)

Details

Festival Concerts

Anonymous 4
The Lilly and the Lamb

Fretwork
Twin Peaks

The BEMF Orchestra

directed by John Holloway
Music from the London Pleasure Gardens

Han Tol, recorder

Andrew Lawrence-King, harpsichord, organ & harp
Upon a Ground

Paul Nicholson, harpsichord
A Choice Collection of Lessons for the Harpsichord

LiveOak & Company
After Theatre & So to the Taverne

BEMF Opera Soloists and Orchestra

Hark! How the Wild Musicians Sing:

Symphony songs by Blow and Purcell

The Harp Consort

Exquisite Consorts: Masqueing songs, consort suites,

and a musical cat-fight by William Lawes

Fretwork & Friends
A Tableau of Tudor and Jacobean Life

Andrew Lawrence-King, harps

Anne Azéma, soprano
The Willow Song: Ballads and Dances to the Irish Harp