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Handel and Hendrix in London | London
Thursday 23rd March 2017
6:30 PM

Programme

Various – early English classical songs with words by the pre-Gothic English poets.

Performers

Ellin Harries – soprano
Yeo Yat-Soon – harpsichord

Programme Note

Boneyard Boys’ refers to a group of poets considered a precursor of the gothic movement. The ‘Bluestockings’, led by Elizabeth Montague, were a group of intellectual elites who fought for the civil rights of women and social justice. Despite their differences, their writing has undisputed similarities.

The concert includes music by the likes of Haydn, Salomon and Galuppi.

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