Robert Ballard Branles de village
Anon A Scot’s Tune
Pierre Blondeau Basse Danse ‘La Magdalena’
Ballard Entrée X
Erik Satie Gymnopédie 1; Gnossienne 1; Gnossienne 3
Francis Poulenc Sarabande
Antonio José Pavana triste
Maurice Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte
Sean Shibe guitar, lute
The stylish virtuoso of the classical guitar mixes dance-based compositions by 20th-century French figures such as Ravel and Poulenc with real dance tunes from the 1600s, played on the guitar’s ancestor, the lute.
‘[Sean Shibe] is an artist blessed with grace to spare, and a roar that is fearsome.’ - BBC Music Magazine
Imagine if Vivaldi was a folk-fiddler, Purcell a protest-singer, or Bach a techno-geek ... Baroque at the Edge invites leading musicians from all genres to take the music of the Baroque and see where it leads them.
No rules, no boundaries – just Baroque music set loose.