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Free Cornetto Taster Session

09/11/2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Gawain Glenton is a specialist cornetto player whose work as a soloist and an ensemble musician takes him all over the world. He performs and records with many leading international groups and directors, such as Il Giardino Armonico, Concerto Palatino, l’Arpeggiata, Les Talens Lyriques,Concerto ItalianoThe Taverner Consort, Barokksolistene and the Nederlandse Bachvereniging. Gawain is a member of The English Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble, with whom he has recorded several acclaimed CDs, including ‘The Spy’s Choirbook’ with Alamire – winner of the 2015 Gramophone Award for Early Music. Gawain also appears as a featured artist on 2016’s winner of the Gramophone Award for Early Music: The Taverner Consort’s recording of the Western Wind Mass.See his website here.

Gawain will perform in the show Souls of the North on Saturday 10 Nov, 8pm, Great Hall, Castle. Entry free, everyone welcome.

He has also offered a taster class for anyone interested in learning how to play the Renaissance cornetto. Absolute beginners welcome. Instruments will be provided.

If you are interested, contact [email protected] by Thursday 8 November, 15.00. State whether you can attend at 3pm or whether you need a different time.


3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Music Department
Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RL