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Talisman Medieval Winter Concert

Join David Yardley (countertenor, harp) and Christopher Preston Thompson (tenor, harp) to journey to a different time and place, with the upcoming winter concert by Talisman Medieval. Featuring rarely heard music from the 12th to the 15th centuries written in France and Italy, as well as world premiere compositions by David Yardley.

Two performances:

Thursday 17 January, 7.30-8.30 p.m.,
St John’s In The Village,
218 West 11th St (cnr Waverly)

Tickets: Available at the door or on Eventbrite at
$15 full/$10 concession.

Friday 18 January, 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm,
The Church of the Transfiguration,
1 East 29th Street (nr 5th Ave)

Tickets: Available at the door or at
$15 full/$10 concession.

Enquiries: David Yardley on +1 917 847 0776 or to

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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:

Southwark Cathedral, London

Incredible historic cathedral in the UK with a stellar choir

Besalu Medieval Music Course, with Mauricio Molina

World-wide medieval musicians descend every year on Besalu for these exceptional music courses

St Thomas 5th Avenue, New York City

One of the most famous Episcopalian churches in New York, with one of the best choirs in the world

Church of the Transfiguration, New York City

Beautiful, historic church and a hub of early musicians in the city

UN Chamber Music Society

Ensemble of musicians committed to high-quality classical performance and the values of the United Nations

The Pocket Score Company

Canberra-based professional quartet

The Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge

Superb choir at the University of Cambridge, UK

The Sydney Chamber Choir

One of Sydney’s foremost choirs

The Renaissance Players

World-renowned medieval ensemble based in Sydney, Australia

Luminescence Chamber Singers

Ensemble of young professional singers in Canberra, Australia

Emma Griffiths

Soprano in Canberra, Australia


Edinburgh-based medieval music duo

Tobias Cole

One of Australia’s foremost countertenors

Winsome Evans

The inspiration for a generation of medieval musicians in Australia and beyond

David Drury

Leading organist and conductor/director

Daniel Hyde

Formerly director of the Choir of Jesus College Cambridge

Edward Wickham

Director of the Clerks’ Group, I had the privilege to sing in the Cambridge Medieval Music Group, led by Edward

Ian Blake

Canberra-based musician/recording artist/all-round great musician!

Harold Gretton

Outstanding guitarist, we’ve performed English lute songs together