Sing your Patronesses Praise
Sunday 22 November 3pm
St Cecilia’s Day 2020
Each year Josie and the Emeralds joyously honour St Cecilia, Patron Saint of Music. This program also celebrates Mungo Lady, “Queen” of the Mutthi Mutthi, Paakantji and Ngyiampa people with the premiere of Singing Mungo Lady by Brooke Green. We bow to the Tudor Queen Mary I, 17th century nun composer Rafaella Aleotti and the scandalous Aphra Behn. Music by Henry Purcell, William Hayes, Alonso Mudarra, Antonio de Cabecon, Christopher Tye, Orlando Gibbons, Johann Sebastian Bach and two world premieres by Brooke Green.
Josie Ryan, soprano; Simon Martyn-Ellis, lute, theorbo; Brooke Green (Artistic Dir.), treble viol; Fiona Ziegler, tenor viol, baroque violin; Catherine Upex, tenor viol; Anthea Cottee, bass viol; Annika Stagg, bass viol