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  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019

    Interactive Schools' Concert

    1.30pm

    All Saint's Church, Hillington Square, Church Lane, King's Lynn PE30 1JF

    King's Lynn Festival Extra

    Join Fontanella for an hour long interactive performance suitable for Key Stage 2 children, as part of King’s Lynn Festival’s EXTRA weekend of Elizabethan inspired performances.  This children’s concert is a celebration of the recorder family in all its shapes and sizes proving just how versatile and historic an instrument the recorder is.  Tying in perfectly with the wider curriculum, this informal fun performance features audience participation, historical information about the period and high quality musicianship. 

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  • Fri
    26
    Apr
    2019

    The Woods So Wild

    5.30pm

    All Saint's Church, Hillington Square, King's Lynn PE 30 1JF

    The Woods So Wild

    Since Medieval times the distinctive sound of the recorder has been used to imitate birdsong and the sounds of nature, inspiring generations of musicians and composers. This beautiful hour-long programme presents a feast of music of ancient woods with pieces by William Byrd, Henry VIII, Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Purcell and Marenzio, as well as some jazz arrangements and new sounds.  Fontanella will also give a workshop for schools at 1.30pm

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  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019

    Woods So Wild

    1pm

    Old St Martin’s Church, Cornmarket, Worcester WR1 2PN

    Tickets and further information at Worcester Early Music Festival

    The Woods So Wild

    The sweet song of the recorder has been used to imitate the sounds of birds and woodlands for hundreds of years, inspiring generations of musicians and composers. In this beautiful programme Fontanella is inspired by the sights, senses and sounds of nature, presenting a feast of music featuring the lark, nightingale and all the pleasures of the ancient “oken wood”. William Byrd’s famous setting Henry VIII ’s favourite song forms a backdrop to music from the thirteenth to the twenty first centuries, including music by Monteverdi, Janequin, Marenzio, Purcell and Vivaldi, as well as some jazz arrangements and new sounds, featuring a large array of recorders of all shapes and sizes!

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019

    If You Go Down in the Woods Today

    3pm

    Old St Martin’s Church, Cornmarket, Worcester WR1 2PN

    Tickets and further information at Worcester Early Music Festival

    Family concert: If You Go Down in the Woods Today...

    Fontanella introduce their amazing collection of recorders great and small in a programme of music inspired by animals and nature from across the centuries. Come along and hear echoes of the English nightingale, the cuckoo, the turtle dove, furry felines, dancing frogs, hairy bears and perhaps even a surprise guest or two…