The Worshipful Company of Turners

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‘Ye Leaves Be Green’ Concert

The Final concert in the GGS’s Concert Series, ‘A Musical Celebration of Grinling Gibbons’

When: Thursday 23 June

Time: 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm (approximately 1 hour without interval)

Where: St Mary Abchurch, Abchurch Yard, London EC4N 7BA (map)

Tickets: £15 (£10 for members of the Grinling Gibbons Society / the Friends of the City Churches). Payment by cash on the door. Reservations essential, please email christina@hemsley.com


An evocation of London’s musical landscape, from the Middle Ages to the time of Grinling Gibbons, with pieces by William Byrd, Matthew Locke, Henry Purcell and Antony Holborne.

This concert pays tribute to the London guilds, and in particular, to the livery companies of Turners and Drapers (Gibbons’ own). The Turners have a long-standing relationship with the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, having commissioned a set of recorders for the use of its students. These instruments, based on medieval models, will feature in the concert.

Programme devised and directed by Professor Ian Wilson.

Performed by the Guildhall Recorder Consort: Julien Harman-Evans, Elizabeth McCall, George Meeks, Olivia Petryszak, Thomas Pickering, Charlotte Stocks, Faelan Sydenham.


Grinling Gibbons ‘Ye Leaves Be Green’

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