Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Dartington International Summer School & Festival Week One Saturday - Saturday 29 July - 5 August 2017

Dartington International Summer School
Week 1:
Saturday 29 July - Saturday 5 August
Stories in Transit / Florentine Marriages
Early Music / Improvisation & Poetry


Justin Dalton
Scaravelli Yoga
7.45-8.30am every day

CHORAL & VOCAL COURSES

The Big Choir
Florentine Intermedi
Session 1
Emma Kirkby
Vocal Masterclass
Session 2
Merit Ariane Stephanos
Middle Eastern Singing
Session 3















Gavin Roberts
The Big Choir Plus
Session 4
Stile Antico
Vocal Ensembles
Session 2
Nicholas Clapton
Vocal Workshop
Sessions 3 & 4

 PLUS RHIANNON EVANS
"IMPROVE YOUR SIGHT-SINGING"
SESSION 3

INSTRUMENTAL COURSES

Williams Lyons
(with Nicholas Perry
& George Bartle)
Advanced Renaissance
Wind Band
Session 1

Renaissance Reeds/
Recorder/Brass/Strings
Session 2
Jane Chapman
Renaissance & Baroque
Harpsichord
Session 2
The Contemporary
Harpsichord
Session 3
Jon Banks
Middle Eastern Music
The Ottoman Heritage
Session 3
Middle Easter
Music & Song
(with Merit
Ariane Stephanos)
Session 4

Toby Carr
(with David Miller)
Lute/Lute Ensembles
Sessions 1 & 2
FRETWORK
Viol Consorts
Sessions 1/2/3
Meridiana Players
(with Rhiannon Evans
& Claire Williams)
Chamber Music
All Sessions

















Emily White & Gawain Glenton
Cornetts & Sackbutts
Renaissance Polyphony Session 3
Masterclass Session 4

IMPROVISATION & WORDS

Marina Warner
The Bearer Beings:
Portable Stories in
Dislocated Times
Session 1
Alice Oswald
(with Stevie Wishart)
Stories in Transit:
Oral Poetry & Music
Sessions 2 & 3
Tamim Al-Barghouti
Arab Poetry &
Arab History
Session 3


Huw Warren
Jazz Improvisation
Workshop
Session 3
Stevie Wishart
(with Huw Warren)
Jazz Improvisation
& Composition
Masterclass
Session 4
Marina WarnerAlice Oswald,
Peter Oswald,
Tamim Al-Barghouti
Stories in Transit:
Telling the Tale
in Times of Conflict
(One-Off Session - £8)
Sunday 30 July 5.15pm

Marina Warner, Kim Brandstrup,
Joanna MacGregor
Dance Lecture:
Salome & the Qiyan
of Arabic Poetry
(One-Off Session - £8))
Tuesday 1 August 5.15pm



All Courses: £440 (student £395, U12 £220)
Individual Courses (if available): £120
Two Session Courses: £160
(Telephone Only - 01803 847070)
Day Observer Pass: £10


Great Hall Courtyard: £805-£1,505
Higher Close: £555
Foxhole: £325
Camping: FREE
(Catering, per person: £325)
Parking Permit Included



GREAT HALL CONCERTS

Saturday 29 July
7.45pm ROMAN HOLIDAY: HANDEL, CORELLI & MORE - £14/£18.50
(Ensemble Meridiana & Soprano Emma Kirkby)

Sunday 30 July
5.15pm STORIES IN TRANSIT: TELLING THE TALE IN TIMES OF CONFLICT - £8
(Discussion with writer Marina Warner, poet Alice Oswald, playwright Peter Oswald
  and Palestinian poet & columnist Tamim Al-Barghouti)
7.45pm BIRDS ON FIRE - £14/£18.50
(Fretwork: Asako Morikawa, Reiko Ishise, Sam Stadlen, Emily Ashton, Richard Boothby)
10pm JACK DOWLAND & BLIND JOE DEATH - £10
(Piano: Joanna MacGregor - Narrator: Peter Oswald)

Monday 31 July
5.15pm THE DAUGHTER OF THE POMEGRANATE TREE - £8
(Soprano: Merit Ariane Staphanos, Narrator: Alia Alzougbi, Qunan: Nilufar Habibian,
  plus Jon Banks playing many instruments)
7.45pm IN A STRANGE LAND: ELIZABETHAN COMPOSERS IN EXILE:- £14/18.50
(Stile Antico: Emma, Helen & Kate Ashby, Rebecca Hickey, Eleanor Harries, Katie Schofield
  Andrew Griffiths, Benedict Hymas, Tom Kelly, Will Dawes, Tom Flint, Matthew O'Donovan)
10pm INFINITE RICHES IN A LITTLE ROOM - £10
(Jazz Piano: Huw Warren)

Tuesday 1 August
5.15pm DANCING VOICES: SALOME & THE QIYAN OF ARABIC POETRY - £8
(Demonstration and Discussion with Mythographer Marina Warner, Choreographer Kim Brandstrup
  Piano Accompanist: Joanna MacGregor)
7.45pm A MUSICALL BANQUET £14/£18.50
(Robert Dowland aka John Coprario: "Funerall Teares" 1606 Soprano: Emma Kirkby,
  Countertenor: Nicholas Clapton, Lutes: David Miller, Viola da Gamba: Richard Boothby)
10pm RAIN - £10
(Improvisations by jazz pianist Huw Warren & poet Alice Oswald)

Wednesday 2 August
5.15pm PURCELL, TELEMANN & BACH - £8
(Viola da Gamba: Richard Boothby, Harpsichord: Jane Chapman)
7.45pm I TRIONFI - £14/£18.50
(William Lyons directs The City Musick)
10pm: STEVIE WISHART'S VESPERS FOR HILDEGARD OF BINGEN - £10
(Candlelit performance - Hurdy Gurdy & Violin: Stevie Wishart, Percussion: Jon Banks,
  Organ: Gavin Roberts, Members of Sinfonye Singers from the Advanced Vocal Masterclass)

Thursday 3 August
5.15pm LA BRILLANTINA: WIT & BRILLIANCE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY - £8
(In Echo - Cornetti: Gawain Glenton, Violin & Sackbut: Emily White, Viol: Richard Boothby
  Triple Harp: Kirsty Whately, Theorbo: David Miller, Organ: Gavin Roberts
    & Students from the Renaissance Polyphony Course)
7.45pm THE ORIENTAL MISCELLANY: AIRS OF HINDUSTAN - £14/£18.50
(Harpsichord: Jane Chapman, Piano: Joanna MacGregor, Bowed Strings: Stevie Wishart
  William Hamilton Bird: "The Oriental Miscellany" Stevie Wishart: "Out of the Mists"
   György Ligeti: "Continuum" Louis Andriessen: "Overture to Orpheus"
10pm STORIES IN TRANSIT: DOWLAND'S LACHRIMAE TEXTED
(Peter Oswald's new texts to Dowland's seven Lachrimae sung by members of Stile Antico
  Hurdy Gurdy: Stevie Wishart, Soprano: Merit Ariane Stephanos, Piano: Joanna MacGregor

Friday 4 August
5.15pm MASTERCLASS CONCERT - Admission FREE (booking required)
(Performers from the Advanced Courses)
7.45pm THE FLORENTINE INTERMEDI - £14/£18.50
(1589 celebration for a Medici wedding with music by Malvezzi, Marenzio & Caccini
  Advanced Renaissance Wind Band, The City Musick, Dartington Choir
   & Stile Antico Soloists conducted by Andrew Griffiths & directed by William Lyons)
10.30pm TAVERN NIGHT: MEDIAEVAL PARTYING - Admission FREE (booking required)
                                          AT THE WHITE HART
(Celebrate the end of the week with mediaeval songs & dances)

BOX OFFICE: 01803 847070

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