The Lute Society: Meetings


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Lute society meetings are free for all to attend, although there is usually a charge if you wish to attend the recital at the end of the meeting.

Agendas from previous meetings are available.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are generally held at the Dutch Church, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA (nearest tubes: Bank, Liverpool Street).

Next meeting

November 19th, at the Dutch Church

11.00 Coffee
11.30 The Noodle Factory: how to create ornamentation and divisions in the manner of the great Improv Masters of the lute and other instruments, a talk by Paula Chateauneuf
12.30 The Ghent music manuscripts, Greet Schamp presents her recent discovery of a cache of music manuscripts from Ghent
1.00 Lunch
2.30 Mini-recital Greet Schamp plays 12-course lute music from the Ghent MSS
2.45 Mini-recital Taro Takeuchi plays baroque guitar music from the Ghent MSS
3.00 Mini-recital Enzo Puzzovio plays diatonic cittern music from the Ghent MSS
3.15 Mini-recital Frances Kelly plays baroque harp music from the Ghent MSS
3.30 Home-made cake, tea and Belgian beer tasting
4.00 Mini-recital Richard MacKenzie plays 11-course lute music from the Ghent MSS
4.15 Mini-recital Richard MacKenzie plays music from the last volume of Brian Wright’s Musica Natalis, lute music for Xmas
4.30 The Lute Society Recital, The Final Flourish: a celebration of the exuberant and extravagant late Golden Age, a recital by Paula Chateauneuf

If you are booking an advance train ticket, our recitals usually end around 5.45 pm, and always by 6.00 pm, when we vacate the hall.

Future meetings in 2017

To be announced...

Pictures from recent meetings

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Selected recordings from meetings

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