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Sunday, 23 June, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Stile Antico Foundation
Songs of Longing and Exile
Based on testimonies from today’s refugees and migrants, these new poems about displacement and exile present a contemporary and deeply moving counterpoint to this exquisite music; Dowland was himself no stranger to uncertainty and misfortune during his own, self-imposed exile.
Between the pavans, London-based Syrian musician Rihab Azar intersperses partly improvised music for oud. The programme also includes a new work by Giles Swayne written especially for the group, and performances by Woven Gold, a remarkable choir of refugees and asylum seekers.