British Twelfth Night with The Early Interval
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 8:00 PM • 7:30 PM Pre-Concert Lecture
Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 3:30 PM • 3:00 PM Pre-Concert Lecture
First Congregational Church · Columbus, Ohio
“A Holiday Tradition…”— The Columbus Dispatch
The Early Interval is returning to Britain for its annual celebration of Twelfth Night. The program will be presented in the neo-gothic splendor of First Congregational Church in downtown Columbus. A British Twelfth Night Celebration will feature music from the 12th through 17th centuries from Great Britain. Among the selections will be medieval carols; the music of William Byrd; music for a consort of viols by John Dowland and other composers; music from courtly masques; music for two recorders and continuo; and lively English country dances. The Early Interval will perform vocally and on recorders, bass dulcian, crumhorns, medieval and Renaissance harps, violas da gamba, medieval lute, theorbo, Renaissance and Baroque guitars, rebec, vielle, violin and pipe and tabor.
The members of The Early Interval are Ron Cook, director; Jim Bates; Janice Cook; Sean Ferguson; Lyz Liddell and Tamara Seckel. The Early Interval will be joined for this concert by bass viol player Matthew Utt.