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Couperin’s Leçons De Ténèbres

Couperin’s Leçons De Ténèbres

Corelli Ensemble

Friday 24 March, 7.30pm - Quire

An intimate performance of Couperin’s exquisite working of the Lamentations of Jeremiah, composed for Holy Week

Tickets £15.00 available from 01452 768928 or www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk

Learn about the performers:

Warwick Cole is a cellist and harpsichordist, well-known in Gloucestershire for directing the Corelli Orchestra and for promoting numerous concerts of early music. He read music at Brasenose College, Oxford, and has since completed a Ph D on Bach. He has contributed to a number of musicological journals writing on Bach. He has performed with many of the country’s leading orchestras including the CBSO, BBC NOW and the Philharmonia.

Dominic Hamilton read modern languages at Durham where he was an organ scholar. Having graduated with a First, he has pursued a career in arts management working in turns for the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, a music school in Florence and for Cheltenham Festivals where he ran the annual Jazz Festival. He currently is Director of Painswick Roccoco Gardens.

Hannah Davey studied with Christine Cairns at Birmingham Conservatoire where she gained a first class honours degree and won prizes including the St Claire Barfield Prize for Operatic Distinction in both 2009 and 2011 and the Bromsgrove International Young Musician’s Platform in 2012. Hannah’s professional engagements now take her across the country performing song recitals, oratorio and orchestral concerts. Notable  solo engagements include a UK tour with Sir James Galway and Lady Jeanne Galway performing Bach Arias with double flute obligato, Mozart Mass in C Minor and Handel Messiah at King’s Place, London with the Orchestra of St John’s and Bach St John Passion with Cheltenham Bach Choir at Tewkesbury Abbey.

Equally at home as an oratorio soloist and as a consort singer with both vocal and instrumental ensembles, soprano Hannah Grove performs regularly throughout the UK and abroad. Known for the clear quality and agile nature of her voice, once described by a reviewer at Birmingham's Symphony Hall as "vocal balm", she has a particular affinity for the repertoire of the Renaissance and Baroque eras, collaborating regularly with period instrument ensembles.ually at home as an oratorio soloist and as a consort singer with both vocal and instrumental ensembles, soprano Hannah Grove performs regularly throughout the UK and abroad.


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