Ever wondered what the music of Shakespeare’s time actually sounded like? Join European-trained musicians Agnes Coakley, Nathaniel Cox, and Ben Swartz as they bring a taste of the Old World to Gallery 263 – for one night only! “The London Stage” is a set of songs & instrumental pieces from 17th- and 18th-century England performed on authentic historical instruments. Works by Hume, Purcell, Simpson, Blow, Eccles, and others. $10 suggested donation at the door.
Agnes Coakley & Nathaniel Cox studied early music at the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland. Ben Swartz studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and with Anner Bylsma in Amsterdam.
Agnes Coakley, voice
Nathaniel Cox, theorbo & lute
Ben Swartz, viola da gamba