1. Talisman Medieval: Breathing Life into Icons
With Special Guest Lucia Martin-Maestro Verbo from ensemble Egeria
Join David Yardley (countertenor, harp), Christopher Preston Thompson (tenor, harp), Peter Walker (bass, pipes, hurdy gurdy) and special guest Lucia Martin-Maestro Verbo (soprano, percussion) to journey to a different time and place. Built around surviving images of musicians from medieval manuscripts, we’ll be performing evocative and rarely heard music from the 12th to the 15th centuries, as well as medieval and fantasy-inspired compositions by David Yardley.
Sunday 28 April, 3.30-4.30 p.m.
Church of St Luke in the Fields,
487 Hudson St between Christopher and Barrow Streets (West Village, Manhattan)
Tickets: Available at the door or on Eventbrite (link forthcoming)
$20 full/$10 concession.
Enquiries: David Yardley on +1 917 847 0776 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. UN Chamber Music Society, Concert for the Homeless
Benefit concert for the NYC homeless. I’ll be singing one piece by Handel in this wonderful and varied concert that features Tom Lowe, Sarah Combs and Sara Jayne Blackmore performing extracts from Les Miserables alongside the musicians of the UN Chamber Music Society.
Saturday 6 April 2019, 7p.m.
Bruno Walter Auditorium
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
111 Amsterdam Avenue
Tickets start at $50 from LincolnCenter.org
Some of the great musicians I currently work with or have worked with in the past – visit their websites and see what they’re about:
Incredible historic cathedral in the UK with a stellar choir
World-wide medieval musicians descend every year on Besalu for these exceptional music courses
One of the most famous Episcopalian churches in New York, with one of the best choirs in the world
Beautiful, historic church and a hub of early musicians in the city
Ensemble of musicians committed to high-quality classical performance and the values of the United Nations
Canberra-based professional quartet
Superb choir at the University of Cambridge, UK
One of Sydney’s foremost choirs
World-renowned medieval ensemble based in Sydney, Australia
Ensemble of young professional singers in Canberra, Australia
Soprano in Canberra, Australia
Edinburgh-based medieval music duo
One of Australia’s foremost countertenors
The inspiration for a generation of medieval musicians in Australia and beyond
Leading organist and conductor/director
Formerly director of the Choir of Jesus College Cambridge
Director of the Clerks’ Group, I had the privilege to sing in the Cambridge Medieval Music Group, led by Edward
Canberra-based musician/recording artist/all-round great musician!
Outstanding guitarist, we’ve performed English lute songs together