Monthly Archives: April 2015

Purcell’s opera The Indian Queen – Starts 2 May in Eastbourne

The Indian Queen in costume. A story of love, loyalty and longing, plus appearances by Cupid, Fame, Envy and low comics… The Indian Queen contains much of Purcell’s most glorious music.It was his last opera, and has been neglected, probably because … Continue reading

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A Rather Late Round-Up of April Events

The Brighton Festival Chorus offers us St John’s Passion on 3rd April. This semi-staged version of Bach’s Easter masterwork was last performed by BFC in 2009 to high acclaim. Presenting it at Brighton’s Dome, with the characters moving in and … Continue reading

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Faronel concert: All Saints, Herstmonceux

The early music ensemble Faronel will be giving a concert at All Saints’ Church, Herstmonceux on 25 April at 7.30pm. The first half of the programme comprises medieval music from France, England and Italy and will include the earliest English … Continue reading

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