September 24 Solo Recital for Baroque Guitar and Lute, Taro Takeuchi

Blackdowns Early Music Projects is delighted to welcome Taro Takeuchi back to the South West to play in All Saints Church,  Culmstock EX15 3JD  on at 6 pm Saturday 24th September. The programme will include music by Dowland, Purcell, Bach and Spanish dances. Early booking recommended, particularly if you wish to have dinner afterwards at The Culm Valley Inn, a limited number of combined Recital plus 2 course Dinner tickets is available…. see all details here.

In addition to playing the recital on September 24th Taro is also offering tuition for intermediate and advanced players of lutes and guitar (classical & baroque) in All Saints Church on Friday September 23rd.  Please contact before September 16th for more details.


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Next date for your diary October 23rd

BEMP will be delving into the repertoire of the Eton Choir Book and offering a concert of this unique soundworld on Sunday October 23rd… more information soon, please keep your diary clear!

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Visiting Dutch Choir – Coqu

Blackdowns Early Music Projects is delighted to be hosting the visit of COQU, a long established and highly accomplished choir from Utrecht.    They are visiting the South West to present a programme entitled HOLLAND MEETS BRITAIN, a project directed by JanJoost van Elburg.

Performances are in North Curry Church on Friday 6th May at 7pm and in St John’s Church Wellington on Saturday 7th May at 7 pm, doors open at 6.30.  Both performances are free, donations will be welcome.  Music of both countries from 15th to 20th Century.  More information here

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BEMP Dates in 2016

For your diary, more details in due course:

April 10th Works for multiple choirs of Voices and Instruments directed by JanJoost van Elburg  (with The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble)

October 23rd Gems from the Eton Choir Book

BEMP welcomes a guest choir, COQU from Utrecht,  for  concerts May 6 & 7 (North Curry and Wellington)



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