Saturday 23rd March 2019
Great Malvern Priory at 12pm
Jo Dowland: His Solace
A concert of lute songs by John Dowland
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato 428-347BC
Amarylli explores the songs that gave John Dowland solace in the later years of his life. Intermingling Dowland’s most famous lute songs with readings from his letters and that of the ancient philosopher Plato, whose teachings became the foundation of humanist thought in the late Renaissance.
Admission free Homemade cakes and tea available after the concert.
Tuesday 26th March 2019
Priory Early Music Series – 2019
Great Malvern Priory at 1pm
Lunchtime concert with the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Singers
Directed by Elizabeth Pallett – theorbo
Songs by Claudio Monteverdi, Barbara Strozzi and Alessandro Grandi.
Admission Free – Tea and coffee available.
Saturday 1st June 2019
Department for Continuing Education, Kellogg College, Oxford.
“Flow, My Tears”
The Music of John Dowland.
A day school to be held at Ewert House, Ewert Place, Summertown, Oxford, OX2 7DD Four lectures from 10am to 5pm
For more information or to enrol visit: www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/flow-my-tears-the-music-of-john-dowland?code=O18P182MSJ