Happening this Tuesday, 2nd April, in St Mary’s Church, Warwick! A concert by the County Youth Waits Group and Early Music Group commencing at 7.30pm and tickets are £8.00. Jude is one of the tutors of this ensemble and she would love to see you there!
All subscribers to the Piva mailing list will have received their copy of the latest newsletter today. It gives the dates and links for all of our forthcoming Christmas concerts. Have a look and make a note in your diaries now! Piva Christmas Newsletter
Eric, Jane and Tony will be at the forthcoming London Early Music Exhibition displaying their instruments. So crumhorns, curtals, shawms, kortholts, doucaines and bassoons are all polished and gleaming, ready to go on display. Mary, Kate and David from Piva will also be visiting – so pop by the stand and say hello! 8-10 November. […]
Work is well underway putting the finishing touches to our new programme for this coming Christmas season. We’re delighted that An Croenen Brutsaert will be with us throughout December meaning that we’re going to be entertained by some wonderful singing! Look at our calendar for the full list of dates. Tickets for the first concert […]
Many thanks to a Piva supporter who took some recordings of us in concert at the wonderful Acton Court. They have now been put on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/pivarenaissancemusic/videos. Selected ones are also on our Sights and Sounds page on the website.
Piva members, Eric, Jane and Mary, have just returned from a fantastic weekend at Medieval Music in the Dales. Eric and Jane were showcasing their instruments and Eric gave a talk on the history and development of the Spanish Shawm. Mary was there with her own group, Archaedium, which specialises in music from the 13th-15th […]
Places on the Real Roots! course at Halsway Manor are already being booked – so reserve your space now. February’s course will be spent playing the wonderful music of Michael Praetorius from small ensemble dance pieces through to his larger multi choir works. Plus, as always, the chance to play some of Piva’s extensive range […]
Eric will be exhibiting his instruments at this year’s London International Early Music Exhibition being held at Blackheath Halls, London between 8 – 10 November. This is the UK’s leading showcase early music event featuring not only some fantastic concerts and recitals but the largest single gathering of specialist instrument makers. So, make a date […]
David Jarratt Knock and Jude Rees have been strutting their stuff with the RSC in Stratford on Avon during the summer months. They have been part of the small ensemble playing for smash hit production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Their run is nearly at an end but David will be joining the show […]
Booking is now open for our workshop day as part of the the Brighton Early Music Festival. Join Eric and Jane in exploring the Italians in England. The event will be held on Saturday, 13th October. Further details and booking at www.bremf.org.uk/workshops/