Brecon Baroque Festival 2016 - “Thou flower of cities all”: London’s Music 1550 - 1780
Come and join us for the 2016 Festival which celebrates London’s music from Thomas Tallis to J. C. Bach.
Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen. Friday 21 October – 7.00 pm at Theatr Brycheiniog. Tickets: £22 (concessions £20/under 18s free).
Lunchtime recital by Ystradivarius, Saturday 22 October – 1.00 pm at Christ College Chapel.
Tickets: £10 (concessions £8/under 18s free). J. C. Bach: brother and inspiration – chamber music by J. C. Bach, J. C. F. Bach and Mozart.
Baroque Tea Dance. Saturday 22 October– 3.00 pm at Theatr Brycheiniog Studio. Tickets: £10.
Period dance, including Jacob’s Hall Jig, tea and cakes with Dancing Master Peter Brock and a trio of musicians.
Brecon Baroque and Robin Blaze. Saturday 22 October – 7.00 pm at Theatr Brycheiniog: Tickets: £22 (concessions £20 / under 18s free). Songs and Fantasias from Byrd to Purcell.
Tr!jo: Sunday 23 October – 3.00 pm at The Plough Chapel, Lion Street. Tickets: £10 (concessions £8/under 18s free). Continental Connections from J. S. Bach to Geminiani.
Trinity Baroque - A Birthday Feast: Sunday 23 October – 7.00 pm at Brecon Cathedral. Tickets: £15 (concessions £12.50/under 18s free). A festive banquet celebration of Thomas Tallis with his mass ‘Puer Natus Est’ interspersed with motets and songs by Tallis and his peers.
Brecon Baroque Festival Orchestra: Monday 24 October – 7.00 pm at Theatr Brycheiniog. Tickets: £16 (concessions £14/under 18s free). Handel’s Water Music and Oboe Concerto plus music by Charles Avison and Purcell.
As well as the concert programme we have a rich programme of talks, a guided walk (Monday morning and afternoon) and dance events as well as the Festival’s pop-up cafe Will’s Coffee House (Saturday and Sunday).