Illyria Consort

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Rising star baroque violinist Bojan Cicic is expert in discovering rare 18th-century musical truffles. His CD of sonatas by Handel’s contemporary Giovanni Stefano Carbonelli is out this year and here Bojan will stir them in with some favourite Handel and fragrant works for viola d’amore by Arioste.

Baroque vitality, rhythmic verve and dramatic engagement, with the delicate, silvery exquisite tones of Esther Brazil.

Handel Sonata in A major HWV 361 and hand-picked arias
Carbonelli Sonate da camera a violino, violone e basso
Ariosti Sei lezioni per viola d’amore e basso

Bojan Cicic violin and viola d’amore
Tom Foster harpsichord
Esther Brazil mezzo soprano

Enjoy the amazing surroundings of one of Essex’ best-kept secrets – Copford Church, an incredible treasure hidden away in a wood by a cricket field in peaceful Essex countryside.



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With the generous support of two anonymous Benefactors