details of concerts and courses will be added as they become available.
Friday 5th - Sunday 7th September 2008.
I shall be one of the tutors at the Lute Society weekend in Smeaton Castle, near Whitby. Further details from the Lute Society.
Recordings, Lecture recitals
Saturday 12th, 'Lo Spozalizio', with The King's Consort, The Sage, Gateshead.
Tuesday 15th, 'Lo Spozalizio' with The King's Consort, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels.
Wednesday 16th, 'Lo Spozalizio', with The King's Consort, Cadogan Hall, London.
Monday 21st, seminar on the renaissance lute ensemble, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff.
4th, solo recital, 'Traveller's Joy', music for 10c lute and baroque guitar, from Scotland, England, France, Italy, and the USA. Conservatoire, Moscow.
Friday 15th, Purcell, 'Dido and Aeneas', Northern Sinfonia, conductor Nicholas Kraemer, with Magdalena Kožena and Roderick Williams. The Sage, Gateshead.
16th, Venetian Vespers with Ex Cathedra,
The Oratory, Birmingham
Tuesday 26th, Purcell, 'The Indian Queen', with the New London Consort, dir. Philip Pickett, Cité de la Musique, Paris.
1st, Bach, 'St John Passion', with Ex Cathedra, Town Hall, Birmingham.
Wednesday 5th, lunchtime recital with the choir of Bristol University, and lecture on the history of the lute, music department, Bristol University.
Sunday 9th, Bach 'St John Passion', Bray Church, Berks.
Monday 17th, recording (on oud!) of Jimi Hendrix's 'Purple Haze' for BBC 4.
Thursday 20th, Bach, 'St John Passion', with The King's Consort, Belem, Portugal.
Friday 21st, Bach, 'St John Passion', Orchestra of St John's, cond. John Lubbock, Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire.
Saturday 22nd, Bach, 'St John Passion', Brighton Festival Chorus, The Dome, Brighton.
Monday 24th, recording with The King's Consort, Handel.
Friday 28th, Mozart and Vivaldi, with The Locrian Ensemble, Dublin.
Thursday 3rd, music by Monteverdi, with I Fagiolini, Malta
Saturday 5th, solo recital of Jacobean music for 10c lute, Dowland, Bacheler, Danyel, Sturt. German Lute Society, Regensburg.
Thursday 10th, lecture recital on the history of the lute in art, NADFAS, Cardiff.
Sunday 13th, Monteverdi Vespers, Cambridge Taverner Choir, dir. Owen Rees, Trinity College, Cambridge
Tuesday 15th, Vivaldi, 'L'Estro Armonico', with The King's Consort, Wigmore Hall, London
Saturday 26th, Frideswide Ensemble, Vivaldi, Dixit Dominus and Gloria, conductor Peter Leech, St Mary's Church, Aylesbury
Thursday 1st, choral evensong from St Martin in the Fields, baroque music from Latin America, cond. Marcus Farnsworth. Live broadcast on BBC Radio 4
Friday 2nd, Mozart and Vivaldi, with the Locrian Ensemble, Lichfield
Wednesday 21st, lecture recital on the history of the lute, Fiori Musicali, Chantry House, Towcester.
Tuesday 27th, 'Fire and Ice', baroque music from Latin American, Ex Cathedra, St David's Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, followed by late evening recital in the cloister, of lute songs by Dowland and Rosseter, with Matthew Venner, countertenor.
Wednesday 4th, 'Spanish Spice', with Eclipse, Boxgrove Priory, nr Chichester.
Thursday 5th, recital of Dowland songs with Greg Skidmore, baritone, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. 8.15pm
Friday 6th - Monday 16th, world premiere of 'Awaking' by Qu Xiao Song: the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, the Musicians of the Globe, Wei Chun Rong and members of the Northern Kunqu Opera Theatre, Beijing. Victoria Theatre, Singapore.
Wednesday 18th, Parisian Vespers, with Ex Cathedra, Birmingham Oratory.
Saturday 21st, 'Spanish Spice' with Eclipse, Stour Festival.
Tuesday 24th, Purcell / Eccles, 'Dido and Aeneas', with the New London Consort, dir. Philip Pickett & Jonathan Miller, Cadogan Hall, Chelsea.
Friday 27th, 'All the King's Men', with the Musicians of the Globe, Ludlow
Thursday 3rd, 'Spanish Spice' with Eclipse, Wymondham Festival.
Friday 4th, 'For life, faith or fortune: musicians in exile', Chordophony lute quartet, directed by Lynda Sayce, York Early Music Festival, St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York, 10pm. This concert is being recorded by BBC Radio 3.
Saturday 5th, concert with James Bowman, and Fiori Musicali. Boughton House.
Sunday 6th, concert with James Bowman and Fiori Musicali, St Nicholas's Church, Eydon, Northants.
Thursday 10th, Monteverdi Vespers, Winchester Cathedral
Saturday 12th, Purcell / Eccles, 'Dido and Aeneas', the New London Consort, dir. Philip Pickett and Jonathan Miller, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Tuesday 15th, Purcell / Eccles, 'Dido and Aeneas', New London Consort, dir. Philip Pickett and Jonathan Miller, Buxton Festival.
Sunday 20th, Monteverdi, 'Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda', Almeida Theatre, Islington.
Monday 21st, Monteverdi, 'Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda', Almeida Theatre, Islington.
Wednesday 23rd, Purcell / Eccles, 'Dido and Aeneas', dir. Philip Pickett and Jonathan Miller, New London Consort, Buxton Festival.
Thursday 24th - Sunday 27th, Purcell, 'Dido and Aeneas', The Scholars Baroque Ensemble, Altafulla, Spain
Sunday 10th, 'Bass desires', with The Musicke Companye, Wellingborough
Wednesday 20th, concert with Constance Allanic (baroque harp) for the International Harp Congress, Amsterdam, NL
Monday 25th, lunchtime concert with The Parley of Instruments, Suffolk Villages Festival, including baroque lute music by Rudolf Straube.
Monday 8th-Friday 12th, concerts with Concordia viol consort, Poland
Wednesday 17th, French and English music for viols and continuo, with Susanne Heinrich and Joanna Levine, details to follow.
Saturday 27th, French and English music for viols and continuo, with Susanne Heinrich and Joanna Levine, Jersey. Details to follow.
Wednesday 1st - Monday 6th, Purcell / Eccles, 'Dido and Aeneas', New London Consort dir. Philip Pickett and Jonathan Miller, tour of Spain with performances in Las Palmas and Pamplona, details to follow.
Friday 14th, Purcell, Handel, odes for St Cecilia, The King's Consort, dir. Matthew Halls, Wigmore Hall, London.
Tuesday 25th, concert with I Fagiolini, Rome. Details to follow.
Friday 12th, 'Hellfire and Salad', Spanish renaissance music with I Fagiolini, York. Details to follow.
Saturday 13th, Latin American baroque music, Bradford Baroque, Bradford on Avon.