Three Chaconnes and a Canary: 17th Century Dance Music

Instruments of Time & Truth
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20:00 - 21:00
Christ Church
St. Aldates
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£15; ages 8-25 free by calling 01865 305305
Disabled access?
Booking required

This concert is part of the Instruments of Time & Truth Summer Concert Series 2021.

In this concert, Instruments of Time & Truth take you on a harmonious journey through 17th century dance music, with jigs, hornpipes, sarabandes, and ciaconnes galore. And even, if you’re watching closely, a canary!

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Suite from Abdelazar

Chaconne from The Gordian Knot Unty’d

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704)

Mensa Sonora, seu Musica Instrumentalis Pars I

Balletti Lamentabili à 4

Mensa Sonora, seu Musica Instrumentalis Pars VI

Henry Purcell

Chaconne from King Arthur

Tickets can be booked through the Tickets Oxford website; by calling Tickets Oxford on 01865 305305; or in person at the Oxford Playhouse.

Free tickets are available for audience members aged 8-25 thanks to the support of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust. Please phone Tickets Oxford on 01865 305305 to claim your free tickets.