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Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival

Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival

Date and time
20 - 22 Feb 2020 (10:00am - 9:00pm)

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

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We are delighted to present the third Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival. This unique event combines fantastic professional concerts, demonstrations and participatory events, plus an early music market.

Thu 20 Feb, 7pm
Fontanella Quintet: Urban Love Songs

Fri 21 Feb, 7pm
Robin Bigwood:
JS Bach Goldberg Variations

Sat 22 Feb, 1pm

Sat 22 Feb, 6pm
Blondel Medieval and Renaissance Band: Of All the Birds

Masterclasses and Workshops

Sat 22 Feb - 9.30am - 5pm

Recorder Masterclasses

Taster Workshops 

Pop-Up Recorder Orchestras

Download Early Music Festival Timetable 2020

Plus; foyer entertainment and trade stands.  

Exhibitors to include (Saturday only):

The Early Music Shop - Instruments and Music 
Recorder Mail - Sheet Music for Recorders; Early Music Editions
Recorder Shop London - New and Used Recorders, gifts and accessories Revoicing and Repairs.
Anthony Barrett Recorder Repairs
Tim Cranmore Recorders
Jack Darach Recorders
Jacqueline Sorel Recorders
Septenary Editions - Internet-based editions of early music; Passaggi Improvisation and Ornamentation app
Hawthorns Music - Arrangements and Editions of Recorder Music 167536850004308/
The Shawm Shop - Shawms and chalumeaux, reeds, CDs, editions and accessories -

Birmingham International Recorder and Early Music Festival

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