Diary of Events

Below you can view details of confirmed performances or events featuring or directed by Emily. Please note, every effort is made to keep this up to date, but last minute changes/bookings do happen!

Upcoming Events

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  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018

    Ensemble Tempus Fugit: Calcutta

    19.30

    St. Mary’s Kemptown, Brighton

    Performance part of Brighton Refugee Week

    By 1780, the East India Company had transformed Calcutta into a small English city. Musicians travelled from London to India, bringing the music of Corelli and Handel with them. Others played their harpsichords with local groups of Indian classical musicians, and transcribed Indian music into European notation.

    Explore music from the streets and soirées of a young Calcutta, where performers wound melodies from many cultures into their own traditions. Ensemble Tempus Fugit melds this unusual combination of period music and Indian song with shadow puppetry, dance and drama to tell a story of a traveller making his way to the musical heart of the City of Palaces.

    Repertoire includes music by Playford, Purcell, and Locke; music for sitar and voice; period transcriptions of Hindustani and Bengali songs.

  • Fri
    22
    Jun
    2018

    Blondel: Eternal Summer

    19.30

    St Michael’s Community Centre
    Elmbank Gardens Barnes London SW13 0NX

    Medieval music around the theme of summer performed on shawms and bagpipes. 

  • Thu
    16
    Aug
    2018

    Ensemble Tempus Fugit: Calcutta

    19.30

    Wilton's Music Hall

    Performance part of SAMA Arts - Women in Music Festival

    By 1780, the East India Company had transformed Calcutta into a small English city. Musicians travelled from London to India, bringing the music of Corelli and Handel with them. Others played their harpsichords with local groups of Indian classical musicians, and transcribed Indian music into European notation.

    Explore music from the streets and soirées of a young Calcutta, where performers wound melodies from many cultures into their own traditions. Ensemble Tempus Fugit melds this unusual combination of period music and Indian song with shadow puppetry, dance and drama to tell a story of a traveller making his way to the musical heart of the City of Palaces.

    Repertoire includes music by Playford, Purcell, and Locke; music for sitar and voice; period transcriptions of Hindustani and Bengali songs.

  • Fri
    07
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    09
    Sep
    2018

    Amyas: Vain and Idle Songs (part of Medieval Music in the Dales)

    TBC

    Bolton Castle
    Nr Leyburn,
    North Yorkshire
    DL8 4ET

    Emily Baines - Recorders, Bagpipes, Voice
    Arngeir Hauksson - Gittern, Hurdy Gurdy, Percussion

    Story telling has always been a vital way to educate, elucidate, commemorate. English medieval ballads, or story-songs, were used to spread moral myths, religious principles, or news of important political events. Since the music was often improvised, there are many lyrics which survive without melodies, whether they were composed by a poet, or written down after having been passed down perhaps for generations. Amyas revive these story-songs using period melodies from England and around Europe and Scandinavia, also incorporating elements of composition, in true bardic tradition. This programme tells a fascinating array of mini-stories, with dance interludes, on subjects as wide ranging as Judas’s betrayal of Christ (from a 13th century manuscript) to Chaucer’s songs of ‘love unreturned’.

    http://www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk/

  • Fri
    07
    Sep
    2018
    Sun
    09
    Sep
    2018

    Amyas: Workshops for Adults and Children (part of Medieval Music in the Dales)

    TBC

    Bolton Castle/Leyburn,
    North Yorkshire
    DL8 4ET

    Emily Baines and Arngeir Hauksson (Amyas) will be running workshops focussing on medieval repertoire for recorders and plucked string instruments (gitterns, citoles etc). There will also be a joint workshop for children (and parents) - bring your recorders, ukulele, guitars and have some medieval fun together!

    http://www.medievalmusicinthedales.co.uk/

  • Sat
    22
    Sep
    2018

    Blondel - Owre Kynge went forth

    7.30

    St Peters Church 
    Belsize Park

    The story of Henry V and the battle of Agincourt told in words and music. Featuring actor Anthony Taylor

  • Thu
    11
    Oct
    2018

    Blondel - Owre Kynge went forth

    13.15

    St Pancras Church

    The story of Henry V and the battle of Agincourt told in words and music. Featuring actor Anthony Taylor

  • Sun
    06
    Jan
    2019

    Blondel: Ce jour de l'an - At the doorway to the New Year

    14.30

    St Andrew's Church Marks Tey

    Colchester Early Music