2019 Concerts

Sunday 24 November 3:00pm

Glebe Town Hall 160 St John’s Rd Glebe

St Cecilia 2019: Dowland’s Lachrimae

Josie Ryan, soprano

Laura Vaughan, Daniel Yeadon, Brooke Green

Fiona Ziegler, Catherine Upex, viols

Simon Martyn-Ellis, lute, theorbo

Simon Martyn-Ellis

Each year, Josie and the Emeralds honour St Cecilia, Patron Saint of Music. John Dowland’s Lachrimæ or seaven teares figured in seaven passionate pavans, songs from his Pilgrim’s Solace, music by William Byrd, John Blow, Elvis Costello and the premiere of Phoenix Chaconne by Brooke Green, are among the delights of this year’s St Cecilia’s Day program.

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Glebe Music Festival

Friday 5 July, 7pm

Wellington, New Zealand

Friday 26 April 6:30pm

Glebe Town Hall 160 St John’s Rd Glebe


Richard Boothby, bass viol

Richard Boothby

Co-founder of the viol consort Fretwork and Professor of Viol, Royal College of Music, Richard will perform some of Telemann’s newly discovered Fantasias for bass viol and other baroque and contemporary music for solo bass viol. On lyra viol, he will present some songs by William Lawes with Josie Ryan. The program includes three bass repertoire by Lupo and Forqueray, Fantasias for consort viols by William Lawes and music by Brooke Green.

Josie Ryan, soprano

Richard Boothby, bass viol

Laura Vaughan, treble and bass viol

Daniel Yeadon, bass viol

Brooke Green, treble viol (director)

Catherine Upex, tenor viol

Tickets $35/$25 available at the door or in advance: www.glebemusicfestival.com