Wimpole Spring Concert Season: Eboracum Baroque, The Music and Letters of Thomas Tudway

A concert of music that originally formed part of Lord Harley's Library in the early 18th Century, with letters written by Thomas Tudway, Wimpole's very own composer-in-residence from 1714-1726.

  • Booking essential

The composer Thomas Tudway was tasked by Lord Harley with creating six volumes of music to preserve the work of English composers from the 17th and 18th Centuries. Using period instruments including the Baroque Trumpet and Harpsichord, Eboracum Baroque will perform music from this collection by composers such as Henry Purcell, George Friedrich Handel Thomas Rosengrave and read from letters that Tudway wrote to Wimpole's librarian, Humfrey Wanley. Ticket price includes interval drinks.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £20.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
Children welcome at parents' or guardians' discretion
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet at the main entrance to Wimpole Hall
What to bring and wear
Please bring a torch for the walk from the house to the car park and bring extra layers of clothing in case the evening is chilly.
Accessibility
There is an accessible toilet in the house but no disabled access to the main entrance, which is reached via a flight of 12 stone steps.
Other
Eboracum Baroque http://www.eboracumbaroque.co.uk/ was formed in 2012 by Chris Parsons at the University of York and has performed all across the UK. In December 2015 the group went on its first major tour abroad with performances of Handel's Messiah in Münster and Hannover in Germany. Both received standing ovations by sell out audiences and encores of the Hallelujah chorus. The group perform Handel's Messiah in St John's College Chapel, Cambridge every December and they have a strong relationship with a number of National Trust properties including Wimpole Hall and the Treasurer's House, York

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
31 March 2017 20:00 - 22:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Anne French, Events Officer
Email
anne.french@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01223 206302

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