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.