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Although the highlight of the BREMF year is our annual festival taking place in late October and early November, a number of other concerts and workshops take place thoughout the year. In addition, we advertise, and sometimes sell tickets for, events promoted by partner early music organisations in the region.

Listing of 2019 festival, METAMORPHOSIS, now available
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Festival workshops 2019

POLYCHORAL TRANSFORMATIONS

Workshop for experienced instrumentalists, plus choral and ensemble singers

10.30am-5.30pm
Sunday 29 September, 2019

Ralli Hall
81 Denmark Villas, Hove BN3 3TH
When looking at renaissance music, what you see is not the whole story. The original printed versions of polyphonic music usually showed only the basic vocal lines, leading to an assumption that it was always performed a cappella. But this is far from the truth! Come and find out some of the many ways in which it was magically transformed.
Led by Gawain Glenton
Suitable instruments: viol and violin family, cornetts and sackbuts, dulcians (curtals) with possibly some bass rackets and pommers (if you play something else or sing as well).
Registration £18. Half price available (restrictions apply)
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Festival workshops 2019

HIGHLAND DANCE

Learn a selection of simple dances with basic steps as well as the fascinating history of Highland dance

4pm-7pm Saturday
5 October, 2019
St George's Church St George's Road, Brighton BN2 1ED
The workshop will be accompanied by live 18th-century music from members of the ensemble, and participants will have the opportunity to take part in the Festival event on 6 November.
Led by Highland dancer Kathleen Gilbert and Ensemble Hesperi

Tickets £12, under 12 free. Half price available (restrictions apply)
No need to register: just buy a ticket