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Sunday, 12 January, 2020 at 4:30 pm
Baroque at the Edge
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 music for oud, and the remarkable choir Woven Gold performs alone and with Stile Antico. The programme also includes the first part of White’s exquisite five-part Lamentations, and Giles Swayne’s Bodrum Beach, written especially for Stile Antico and Rihab Azar.