The Sorrows of John Dowland The Lachrimae pavans of John Dowland with works by Anthony Holborne, John Danyel, and Robert Jones who each ‘borrowed’ Dowland’s theme.
“My favourite musician happens to be the same as Shakespeare’s: John Dowland. His songs are sorrowful but heal the soul by their sweetness and courage.” Robert Graves.
Tuesday 24 January at 7.30pm at St Mary’s Church, Warwick, CV34 4AR
The Royal Quartet for Poland is back for its sixth concert in Leamington – a reflection of its popularity. Quartets by Mozart flank Glass’s quartet written for the film Mishima and a quartet commissioned from Polish composer Gorecki by the Kronos Quartet which has been recorded to great acclaim by the Royal Quartet.
Friday 27 January at 7.30 pm at Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington, CV32 4AA
2016/17 Winter Season
Book online at www.royalspacentreandtownhall.co.uk, by telephone on 01926 334418 or in person at Box Office, Leamington Town Hall, Parade, Leamington CV32 4AT. Open Monday 10am-5pm, Tuesday to Saturday 10am-2pm.
Tickets for St Mary’s Church Warwick are on sale at Church Gift Shop.
Leamington Music is very grateful for the crucial support we receive during the year from many people and organisations, including Arts Council England, Warwick District Council, Leamington Town Council, Warwick Town Council, Warwickshire Music, Presto Classical, BAXI, Wright Hassall Solicitors, the St Mary’s Hall Trust, the Low-Beer Trust, the Friends of Leamington Music, the Royal Leamington Spa Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Ann Bailey, Hugh Beale, Michael and Halldora Blair, Roger Cadbury, Murray Campbell, Dawn Curtis, Sheila Deutsch, Nigel Dimmock, Peter Glanfield, Margaret Goode, John Grimshaw, Gaston Hall, John Henderson, Sheila Hill, John Hobley, Helen Hoggarth, Jonathan Holden, Diane Holt, Rose Ledlie, Jennifer Lorch, Richard Lorch, Barbara Lynn, Rosemarie Magee, Roger Massie, David and June Merricks, Fiona Middle, Georgina Middleton, Maurice Millward, Margaret Pringle, Harford Robb, Peter Robinson, Keith Rockett, Sally Siewert, Howard Skempton, Gabrielle Swabey, Sue Thomas, Sylvia Walker, Paul and Jane Watts, Sally Westmacott, David and Gina Wilson and Julia Winter.
Leamington Music is a registered charity number 1117723 that was launched in July 2006 and aims to maintain Leamington and district as a musical centre dedicated to promoting excellent music.
Music-making at an international level like this can only be put on and sustained by the generosity of our supporters and if you would like to be involved in ensuring that Leamington Music continues to flourish please join the Friends of Leamington Music or contact us directly.