Friday, 24 June at 10.00 pm
These are archived details from 2011 – current details are also available.
|Jean Kelly||harp, vielle|
|Jim O’Toole||vielle, voice|
Douce Dame Debonaire
French Medieval Song: 12th – 14th century
Some of the most beautiful medieval melodies are to be found in the courtly love-drenched world of the trouvères. Fin amors had so affected the culture and imagination of Europe throughout the last thousand years that C S Lewis described it as a ‘revolution’ compared to which ‘the Renaissance is a mere ripple on the surface of literature’.
Tickets:£12 (numbered & reserved)£10 (unreserved)