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Francis Baines remembered: A Musical Extravaganza

Venue: Cadogan Hall


Programme to include:

Hoffnung Festival Fanfare
William Lawes
Consort suite ‘for the violls’ a 6 (Sunrise)
Suite from King Arthur
Grounds for solo double-bass
Hurdy-gurdy improvisations
Symphony No. 82 in C major (The Bear)
J.S. Bach
Motet: O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV 118

Join us for a fond celebration of this extraordinary and eccentric musician of many parts.

Francis Baines was a composer remembered best for his charismatic playing of the double-bass and the treble viol. He also played the hurdy-gurdy, pipe and tabor, bagpipes, rebec, shawm, psalter and pipe organ, to name but a few of his accomplishments.

Featuring Dame Emma Kirkby, Fretwork, Michael Chance, Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Andrew Parrott, Roy Goodman, The Hanover Band, Pavlo Beznosiuk, Alison Bury, Stephen Preston, Lisa Beznosiuk, Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE, and many other highly distinguished musicians who performed with Francis in the 80s.

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