Lunchtime Recital: Francis Shepherd on Harpsichord | University of Oxford

Lunchtime Recital: Francis Shepherd on Harpsichord

Francis Shepherd
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13:00 - 14:00
Christ Church Picture Gallery
Christ Church
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Entrance to the Picture Gallery is via Canterbury Gate, off Oriel Square (from King Edward Street)

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£4/£2, members of the University free
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Booking required
Not required

Francis Shepherd on harpsichord. Semper dolens - Exploring Renaissance chromaticism and melancholy. Featuring a selection of music by Sweelinck, Frescobaldi and Gibbons.

In collaboration with the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, 18th century music will be performed on early original instruments to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Guise Bequest. A harpsichord from the Bate Collection has been installed in the Picture Gallery for these recitals, which take place from 3–17 June, on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1pm.